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HYATT COMPLETES TAKEOVER OF FOUR ICONIC FRENCH HOTELS

CHICAGO (May 22, 2013) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the rebranding of four hotels in France, creating Grand Hyatt Cannes Hotel Martinez, Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Mediterranée and Hyatt Regency Paris Etoile. The fourth hotel, now branded as Hotel du Louvre, a Hyatt Hotel, will become an Andaz following a renovation. These new Hyatt hotels join the three Hyatt properties already in Paris: Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme, Hyatt Paris Madeleine and Hyatt Regency Paris Charles de Gaulle.

Situated in prime locations in the French capital and on the French Riviera, all four hotels offer upscale accommodations to business and leisure travelers and provide optimal space for corporate meetings, conferences and seminars, as well as weddings, banquets and other social events.

Peter Fulton, group president of EAME/Southwest Asia for Hyatt, commented, “We are thrilled to introduce Hyatt to the French Riviera and deepen our brand presence in Europe, specifically in Paris, one of the most visited cities in the world. We believe our distinct culture, strong brands and incredible associates will help to make these hotels some of finest in their respective cities.”

Hyatt Regency Paris Etoile (formerly Concorde Lafayette)

Easily accessible from all of the major tourist and business districts in Paris, Hyatt Regency Paris Etoile is the only hotel with direct access to Palais des Congrès, the largest conference venue in Europe. The Conference Center hosts approximately 120 conferences per year.  The hotel offers 950 guestrooms, including 21 suites, and features a concierge club, two bars, two restaurants and 37,000 square feet (3,437 square meters) of conference space. Hyatt Regency Paris Etoile offers a full range of services and dining options to business and leisure travelers. For more information or reservations, please visit parisetoile.regency.hyatt.com.

Grand Hyatt Cannes Hotel Martinez (formerly Hotel Martinez)

Built on the famous beachfront Croisette in Cannes, Grand Hyatt Cannes Hotel Martinez has, over the years, become one of the leading hotels on the French Riviera. This legendary Art Deco five-star hotel offers 409 rooms and suites including a stunning 1,000 square meter (3,280 square foot) Penthouse Suite, one of the largest in Europe. The hotel also features award-winning dining options including La Palme d’Or, a Michelin two-star restaurant, and the Zplage Beach Club & Restaurant, which is open during the season. Grand Hyatt Cannes Hotel Martinez consists of 15 modulated rooms, a total of 8,202 square feet (2,500 square meters), offering numerous possibilities for conventions, meetings and events. For more information or reservations, please visit: cannesmartinez.grand.hyatt.com.

Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Mediterranée (formerly Palais de la Mediterranée Hotel and Casino)

The hotel boasts an excellent location in the city center and has prominent beach frontage. Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Mediterranée consists of 188 guestrooms, including 12 suites, many of which have individual terraces with unobstructed views of the sea. It also offers extensive conference and banqueting facilities totaling 20,000 square feet (1,850 square meters). Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Mediterranée offers a full range of services and dining options to business and leisure travelers. For more information or reservations, please visit: nice.regency.hyatt.com.

Hotel du Louvre, a Hyatt Hotel

Centrally located in one of the most sought-after tourist and commercial districts in Paris, this highly visible historical building is well served by restaurants, high-end shops and art galleries. Following a two to three year renovation, the hotel is set to become an Andaz. For more information or reservations, please visit parishoteldulouvre.hyatt.com.

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About Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a proud heritage of making guests feel more than welcome. Thousands of members of the Hyatt family strive to make a difference in the lives of the guests they encounter every day by providing authentic hospitality. The Company's subsidiaries manage, franchise, own and develop hotels and resorts under the Hyatt®, Park Hyatt®, Andaz®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt Place® and Hyatt House® brand names and have locations on six continents. Hyatt Residential Group, Inc., a Hyatt Hotels Corporation subsidiary, develops, operates, markets or licenses Hyatt ResidencesTM and Hyatt Residence ClubTM. As of March 31, 2013, the Company's worldwide portfolio consisted of 508 properties in 46 countries. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.

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Malene Rydahl
+33 1 53 45 2838
Malene.Rydahl@hyatt.com

Amy Patti
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