CHICAGO, June 7, 2006 --Global Hyatt Corporation announced today that Doug Geoga has resigned as President of the company, effective June 30, 2006.
CHICAGO—June 6, 2006—Global Hyatt Corporation has unveiled its new-build prototype hotel concept along with its new brand logo for its extended stay brand, Hyatt Summerfield Suites.
AUSTIN/BASTROP, TEXAS-June 1, 2006 — Amid the musical sounds of fiddlers and a resounding finale from a local gospel choir, the newest and largest destination resort in Central Texas opened its doors today with a special ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Global Hyatt Corporation announced today that it has received twenty applications in total from both developers and joint-venture development partnerships to build Hyatt Place hotels, Hyatt’s new entry into the select service segment.
After successfully introducing the residential spa concept in luxury hotels in 2004 with the award winning Plateau (Grand Hyatt Hong Kong), and 2005 with i.sawan (Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok), and Amara (Park Hyatt Dubai); Hyatt Hotels and Resorts has announced plans to feature purpose-built spa rooms offering a full range of treatments in all new Park Hyatt and select Grand Hyatt properties.
Chicago based Global Hyatt Corporation announced today a worldwide partnership with the MakeAWish Foundation, a global organization that grants the wishes of children with lifethreatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.
CHICAGO--March 21, 2006 --Dorado Beach Hotel Corporation, owner of Hyatt Dorado Beach Resort & Country Club, announced today that it will cease operation of Hyatt Dorado Beach Hotel and terminate its management agreement with Hyatt Hotels Corporation, effective May 31, 2006.
Hyatt responds to consumer demand with a collection of ten new products and services designed to reduce hassles and increase productivity on the road.
Need some TLC from too much PDA? Following a 25% increase in PDA shipments in the first quarter of 2005 (according to PC World), HyattPure launches the “Blackberry Balm Hand Massage” --a helping hand for tech-savvy business travelers experiencing “blue thumb” from their Blackberry’s and tenderness from their Treo’s.
When business travelers are not on the road, most want to spend time with their spouse or family.
Hyatt Gold Passport members can now earn and redeem free nights at Summerfield Suites.
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts announced today the opening of Hyatt Regency Kyoto.
Global Hyatt Corporation and JER Partners today announced the March 13, 2006 purchase closing of London’s Great Eastern Hotel from Conran Holdings and the Blackstone Group for ₤150 million. The joint acquisition between Global Hyatt and JER was first announced in midFebruary 2006.
Strategic Hotel Capital, LLC announced today it has sold Park Hyatt San Francisco to HEI Hospitality, LLC. Hyatt Corporation will no longer manage the hotel, effective May 9, 2006, following Strategic Hotel Capital’s sale of the property to HEI Hospitality.
Highlands Inn, Park Hyatt Carmel announces a last minute addition to the stellar line up of chefs at the 20th Anniversary of the Masters of Food & Wine.
Pete Sears has been promoted to senior vice president, field operations for Hyatt Hotels Corporation.
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts has contracted with Cendyn for its E-Concierge customer relationship tool for use by the 216 Hyatt hotels and resorts in 44 countries around the world, operating under the Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Grand Hyatt® and Park Hyatt® brands.
Park Hyatt Goa Resort and Spa, a lifestyle Spa destination, is proud to have taken the foremost honor in Conde Nast Traveller’s (UK) 4th Annual Readers Spa Awards 2006.
Global Hyatt Corporation joins a prominent collection of companies in the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s first ever “Best Places to Work” list for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender (GLBT) employees. Placement on the list comes as a result of Global Hyatt Corporation’s perfect score in the HRC Foundation 2005 Corporate Equality Index study.
Today, Chicagobased Global Hyatt Corporation announced the name of the Company’s new upscale extended stay brand as Hyatt Summerfield Suites.
CHICAGO—January 23, 2006—25-year Hyatt Veteran Chuck Floyd, 45, has been promoted to Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer for Hyatt Hotels Corporation, based in Chicago. In his new role, Floyd assumes the responsibilities of Hyatt Hotels Corporation’s departing president and longtime company executive Ed Rabin, who retired in December.
Victor Lopez has been promoted to senior vice
president of development for Hyatt Corporation. In his new role, Mr. Lopez will focus on
international acquisition and development primarily in Latin America and Caribbean. He will report
to Michael Shindler, senior vice president, development for Hyatt International
With a prime location, nestled at the base of Aspen Mountain, one block from the gondola, Hyatt Grand Aspen Resort opened December 17, 2005 as the first purpose-built luxury fractional ownership opportunity in downtown Aspen.
Global Hyatt Corporation announced today that it has acquired the 505room Westin Santa Clara from an affiliate of Strategic Hotel Capital, LLC. Effective immediately, Hyatt assumes management of the property and has rebranded and repositioned the hotel as Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and will promptly begin a $10 million dollar renovation of guestrooms, lobby area and meeting space. Joining Hyatt San Jose in the heart of Northern California’s Silicon Valley, Hyatt Regency Santa Clara becomes Hyatt’s 27in the state and 215property worldwide.
December 5, 2005 – Park Hyatt Hotels is offering soon-to-be newlyweds a special proposal that will make them swoon – celebrate their wedding at a Park Hyatt, and the first anniversary (or a romantic weekend getaway) is on the hotel – at any Park Hyatt or Hyatt Resort worldwide.
CHICAGO—December 1, 2005—Global Hyatt Corporation has announced the new-look of Hyatt.com, giving travelers a more productive online experience for researching and booking Hyatt Hotels & Resorts worldwide.
Chicago based Global Hyatt Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the upscale extended stay brand and franchise system of 21 Summerfield Suites branded hotels and acquire 6 owned Summerfield Suites hotels from partnerships between affiliates of The Blackstone Group, the Gencom Group and Lehman Brothers. The contract closing is scheduled for early January 2006.
Washington, DC, November 21, 2005 – Park Hyatt Washington closed its doors on August 1 and is set to reopen next spring as a brand-new luxury hotel unlike any other in the nation’s capital.
PARIS—November 22, 2005—Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme is proud to announce its standing as
the #1 Hotel in Paris and in Europe and the #2 Hotel in the World in Institutional Investor’s
World’s Best Hotels Poll, an annual survey in its 25th year.
Global Hyatt Corporation would like to express again its deepest sympathies to all of the victims of the November 9, 2005 terrorist attacks in Jordan. We are working with the owners of Grand Hyatt Amman to provide support to those guests and employees injured or otherwise affected by the attack, as well as the families of those victims. Steps we are taking to that end include assistance with medical expenses and grief counseling. Senior Hyatt executives have arrived in Amman to personally oversee these efforts.
When visiting family and friends this holiday season, take advantage of great rates at 143 AmeriSuites nationwide and receive 500 bonus Hyatt Gold Passport points.
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts today announced StayFit@Hyatt –a dynamic selection of workout programs that cater to fitness-conscious business and leisure travelers staying at Hyatt Hotels & Resorts across North America and the Caribbean. Throughout Hyatt’s upscale hotels, travelers can expect the latest in cardio and strength equipment, exercise programs, and knowledgeable support staff on-site.
Hyatt Regency Wind Watch unveiled the completion of its $10.2 million renovation campaign today, making it one of the premier properties on Long Island.
CHICAGO, September 28th, 2005 - Global Hyatt Corporation’s president, Douglas G. Geoga, recently announced the appointment of several key executives to lead operations, finance, sales, design, owner relations and human resources efforts for Select Hotels Group, the parent company of AmeriSuites, Hyatt’s first upscale limited service brand.
Chicago, September 28th, 2005 – Hyatt Place, Global Hyatt Corporation’s new entry into the select service segment, is releasing more details and unveiling the first prototype guest room featuring the exciting design elements of the new product.
September 2005—Plateau Spa at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong received the Publisher’s Choice award in the SpaAsia Crystal Awards 2005 recognising Plateau for the commitment and dedication in the development of its unique residential spa concept.
Beginning November 30, 2005, Hyatt Gold Passport® members will be able to redeem their points for incomparable experiences through online auctions at goldpassport.com.
Jim Abrahamson, senior vice president of acquisitions and development for Hyatt Corporation, announced the appointment of several key executives to lead operations, finance, sales, design, owner relations and human resources efforts for Hyatt Place, Hyatt’s first upscale select service brand.
Global Hyatt Corp. and Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE: SHO) announced today that they have entered into an agreement to acquire the 728room Century Plaza Hotel & Spa located in Century City, California, on Los Angeles’ chic Westside. Sunstone has agreed to acquire the hotel for approximately $293 million before expenses and renovation costs. Following close of the transaction in the fourth quarter of this year, the property will be repositioned and rebranded as Hyatt Regency Century Plaza and will immediately begin a $22.5 million renovation that will include guest rooms, common space and the addition of a Regency level and Hyatt Regency Club.
CHICAGO—August 19, 2005—In response to overwhelming demand from Hyatt’s Gold Passport® members to “bring back Faster Free Nights!,” Hyatt has again teamed up with MasterCard® to resurrect its popular global promotion.
Chicago-based Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today that it will manage the 428-room Hyatt Regency Trinidad in Port of Spain, Trinidad.
CHICAGO (August 10, 2005) – Following the acquisition of the AmeriSuites hotel chain in early January 2005, senior executives and design teams at Global Hyatt Corp. along with industry leading...
Grand Hyatt DFW opened on July 1st, 2005 with a special ribboncutting ceremony and patrioticthemed grand opening celebration. The 12story, 298room hotel adjoins the new International Terminal D at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and marks both the first Grand Hyatt to be located at an airport and the first to be built in Texas. DFW International Airport owns the hotel, and Chicagobased Hyatt Hotels Corporation manages the property for the Airport.
BUENOS AIRES, June 28, 2005 – With the May 2006 opening of Palacio Duhau – Park Hyatt Buenos Aires, the city that has been called the “Paris of South America” will welcome a new level of luxury, sophistication and elegance.
POIPU, KAUAI, HI – June 13, 2005 - Following a multi-million dollar renovation of its guestrooms and suites, meeting space and public areas, Hyatt Regency Kauai Resort and Spa will be converted to Grand Hyatt Kaua`i Resort and Spa.
SAN ANTONIO, TX -June 10, 2005 – A groundbreaking ceremony held today signaled the beginning of construction on the 1,000-room Grand Hyatt hotel that will be adjacent to the convention center in downtown San Antonio along the Riverwalk.
Hong Kong, June 2005 - Hyatt International has announced Park Hyatt Saigon will open in July 2005.
Hyatt Aims for Systemwide Public Space and Guest Room Access in all U.S. Hotels by June 2005
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CHICAGO, Spring 2005 – Hyatt Hotels & Resorts is proud to be the first upscale resort company to commit significant resources to one of the fastest-growing sectors in the travel industry.
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