EVANSVILLE, Indiana June 23rd 2021 – Hyatt Place Evansville/Downtown, the first Hyatt-branded hotel in the Evansville Indiana region, is officially open, expanding the Hyatt Place brand’s footprint globally in markets that matter most to guests and World of Hyatt members. The new hotel features the Hyatt Place brand’s intuitive design, casual atmosphere, and practical amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and 24-hour food offerings. Owned by Kinship Hospitality LLC, the hotel is a joint venture led by Kinship Hospitality LLC and operated by General Hotels Corporation.
Because Hyatt’s efforts are grounded in listening and fueled by care, Hyatt Place hotels combine style, innovation and 24/7 conveniences to create an easy to navigate experience for today’s multi-tasking traveler. Located 15-minutes from Evansville Regional Airport, the hotel is easily accessible for out-of-town business or leisure travelers. Hyatt Place Evansville/Downtown is within walking distance to the Ford Center, home of Evansville Thunderbolts Minor League Hockey and University of Evansville Basketball. Only a few blocks away from Victory Theatre and Old National Events Plaza, as well as top museums and cultural attractions including the Children’s Museum of Evansville, Evansville African American Museum, the Evansville Museum of Arts, History, & Science, and the World War II LST 325 Naval Ship, the Hyatt Place Evansville/Downtown offers visitors convenient access to experience live music venues and local restaurants in downtown as well as the neighboring arts district, Haynie’s Corner.
“As Evansville continues to grow and thrive economically, we are excited to add to the momentum by welcoming the first Hyatt Place hotel to the area,” said General Manager Eric Wade. “With smartly designed social spaces and guestrooms with separate work and sleep areas, our multitasking guests can easily accomplish what they need to do while on the road.”
Hyatt Place Evansville/Downtown offers:
“Evansville is a vibrant city, filled with friendly people, great neighborhoods, and an ever expanding list of great places to visit and things to do or see,” said General Hotels President/CEO Jim Dora, Jr. “Our hotel is central to all of them, and we are confident that the Hyatt Place Evansville/Downtown will exceed guest expectations and provide them with everything they need while visiting our area.”
HYATT PLACE EVANSVILLE/DOWNTOWN LEADERSHIP
Hyatt Place Evansville/Downtown, located at 202 SE 2nd Street, is under the leadership of General Manager Eric Wade and Director of Sales Janet Alexander. In his role, Wade is directly responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the hotel, including overseeing the hotel’s 40 associates and ensuring guests encounter the thoughtful service for which the Hyatt Place brand is known. Alexander is responsible for providing sales service and support to travelers and meeting planners frequenting the Evansville area.
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ABOUT HYATT PLACE
Hyatt Place hotels combine style, innovation and 24/7 conveniences to create an easy to navigate experience for today’s multi-tasking traveler. Guests can enjoy thoughtfully designed guestrooms featuring distinct zones for sleep, work and play, and free flowing social spaces that offer seamless transitions from work to relaxation. With more than 365 locations globally, Hyatt Place hotels offer freshly prepared food around the clock, efficient service, and differentiated experiences for World of Hyatt members. For more information, please visit hyattplace.com. Join the conversation on Facebook and Instagram, and tag photos with #HyattPlace and #WhySettle.
ABOUT GENERAL HOTELS CORPORATION
Founded in 1962, General Hotels Corporation (GHC) is committed to enriching lives through award-winning hospitality. As a Midwest leading hotel owner/operator, developer and third-party management company, the Indianapolis based organization currently operates over 50 hotels representing over 6,000 guestrooms with several new locations in development and under construction.
The organization’s portfolio includes a broad range of brands and property types including select service, full service, extended stay, independent hotels, city-center hotels, airport hotels and small market hotels. The company's core values of caring, commitment, excellence, growing, integrity, and respect, serve as its guiding principles in all operations and interactions with guests, associates, investors and partners. To learn more about GHC visit genhotels.com
Director of Sales, Hyatt Place Evansville/Downtown
Jim Dora, Jr
President / CEO
General Hotels Corporation