GERMANTOWN, Tenn., October 3, 2006 – Equity Inns, Inc. (NYSE: ENN), the third largest hotel real estate investment trust (REIT), today announced that the Company has filed a Form 8-K with the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) in connection with agreement with Global Hyatt Corporation regarding the terms under which ENN will convert its 18 AmeriSuites to Hyatt Place hotels. Conversion of all hotels is expected to be completed by the end of 2007.
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts is proud to announce today that six of its properties – Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa, Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa, Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort & Spa, Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa, Park Hyatt Toronto and I.Sawan Residential Spa & Club at Grand Hyatt Erawan, Bangkok – have been honored by Travel + Leisure’s 11th annual World’s Best Spa poll.
The newly re-opened Park Hyatt Washington and Audi of America, Inc. announced a new partnership today thus combining exceptional hospitality with automotive luxury
Global Hyatt Corporation is partnering with Seattlebased real estate developer R.C. Hedreen Co. to develop, own and operate Hyatt at Olive 8 in the heart of downtown Seattle. R.C. Hedreen Co. and Hyatt jointly own Grand Hyatt Seattle, while Hyatt manages the property. The companies have reached a similar agreement for Hyatt at Olive 8. The new hotel and residential project, valued at over $175 million, recently began construction at the corner of 8Avenue and Olive Way.
Spanish magazine Diavaram has named Grand Hyatt Berlin “Best Contemporary Grand Hotel” in its current Berlin issue.