MALTA, NY– Aug. 13, 2008 – Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, Malta Hospitality, LLC, and InterMountain Management, LLC today announce the opening of Hyatt Place Saratoga/Malta, marking New York State’s first Hyatt Place and the country’s first ground-up Hyatt Place hotel
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts today announced that Hyatt Place®, which has grown to 118 hotels nationwide since its 2006 launch, has been named the top mid-scale full service brand in the J.D. Power and Associates 2008 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction IndexSM .
Saigon, Vietnam – August 4, 2008 -The history behind the Park Hyatt Masters of Food and Wine began 23 years ago when Highlands Inn Park Hyatt Carmel, California, hosted the event for the very first time.
Dozens of Hyatt Regency properties in key business, convention and resort locations in North America are undergoing dramatic transformation as part of a multiyear revitalization project. When openings of new hotels in the same time period are taken into account, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts and the owners of several Hyatt managed properties are investing more than $1.3 billion in Hyatt’s core brand in North America. Seventeen properties have been renovated or opened in the past three years and 31 additional hotels are scheduled to be revamped or to open by the end of 2010.
The new Cafe restaurant at Hyatt Regency Perth is open for business after an extensive redevelopment that transformed the restaurant and introduced a new, interactive style of dining to Perth.
The Travel Industry Association reports that Americans are expected to take more than 327 million leisure trips this summer. But as travelers hit the road, many are feeling the pinch of gas prices averaging above $4 per gallon. To help ease the burden and offer incentives for continued travel, select Hyatt Regency hotels and resorts across the country are offering money-saving gasoline promotions and packages valid through Labor Day and beyond. Select properties showcasing such offers include:
Global Hyatt Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Mark Hoplamazian today announced the appointment of Harmit Singh as chief financial officer (CFO). In this position, Singh will lead the company’s finance, accounting, treasury, tax and strategic financial planning functions worldwide. Singh was formerly senior vice president and chief financial officer – International for Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) responsible for finance, information technology and supply chain. Singh will report directly to Hoplamazian.
CHICAGO – June 9, 2008– To celebrate Pride 2008, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts continues its partnership with the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) and in celebration launches a new Hyatt GLAAD Package at 25 participating Hyatt Hotels & Resorts across the country.
CHICAGO – June 9, 2008 – Hyatt hotels and resorts in Florida make this travel season enticing and more affordable by offering savings on the prevailing room rate and up to a 25% discount on food and beverage daily during their stay.
Affiliates of Global Hyatt Corporation and Alliances Group have announced the signing of a management agreement for Park Hyatt Marrakech.
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts has named Amy Curtis-McIntyre to the newly created position of senior vice president, brand communication. In this role, Curtis-McIntyre is responsible for developing a global brand communication strategy to differentiate and drive preference for Hyatt’s full-service brands worldwide. Her priorities include the development and launch of Hyatt’s first global advertising campaign and collaboration with the company’s human resources department to communicate key brand messages internally. Curtis-McIntyre reports to Tom O’Toole, chief marketing officer, Global Hyatt Corporation.
CHICAGO – May 14, 2008 – With Americans grilling more than ever before, Hyatt Summerfield Suites today kicks-off its 2nd annual Summer Grilling Social program to ensure guests can enjoy one of their favorite summertime activities even while traveling.
Chicago, IL (May 6, 2008) – Following the announcement of Restaurant Magazine’s (UK) S. Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards in London on April 21, 2008, Made in China, Grand Hyatt Beijing’s popular northern Chinese restaurant, led by Executive Chef Martin Aw Yong, was selected to the Nespresso World’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy’s new Regional Recommendations list.
Zurich, May 2008 – Ideally located in the heart of Zurich, across from the Congress Center and steps from the Lake, Park Hyatt Zurich introduces YogaAway for those who want to start off their morning invigorated or for those who need to recuperate at the end of a long day.
The Parisian parfumeur Blaise Mautin has created fragrances for Hyatt Hotels & Resorts since 2001, successfully launching scents for Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme, Park Hyatt Washington and Park Hyatt Dubai.
Hyatt Place Nashville/Franklin/Cool Springs – just 10 miles from downtown Nashville – opens today, making it the fifth Hyatt Place hotel in the Nashville area. Hyatt Place, a new kind of hotel that complements Hyatt’s full service brands, combines contemporary design with innovative services and amenities to create an atmosphere of casual hospitality.
The opening of Grand Hyatt Doha in Spring 2008 will mark Qatar’s entry into the glittering world of 5star Hyatt hotels in the Arabian Gulf region. Park Hyatt Dubai, Grand Hyatt Dubai, Hyatt Regency Dubai and Grand Hyatt Muscat have established themselves as leading hotels in the region, winning international awards for service and style.
TOKYO (March 27, 2008) - Park Hyatt Tokyo, committed to offering discriminating travelers the highest level of individual attention, will unveil a collection of facial and body treatments tailored for men and created exclusively by Australian company Aesop, whose sublime products have cared for discerning clients globally since 1987.
Grand Hyatt San Antonio, a striking 1003-room, 37 story luxury hotel, opened this weekend in the bustling heart of “the Alamo City.” Adjacent to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and the famed San Antonio Riverwalk, the contemporary hotel is a stunning addition to the city’s skyline, offering a combination of facilities, services and amenities designed to meet the needs of discriminating business and leisure travelers.
CHICAGO, Illinois – March 12, 2008 – With nearly 7.4 million Americans saying the lines between their personal and professional lives blur, travelers are demanding the tools to allow that blended lifestyle to continue while on the road.1
CHICAGO – March 12, 2008 – Today’s technologically savvy, sophisticated travelers are looking for accommodations that balance their need for technology with their desire for a personal connection.
Hyatt Place today announced it is introducing the March Basketball Package*, allowing college basketball fans to watch all games played during the first six days of the upcoming tournament. Valid for stays March 20-23 and 27-28, 2008, the package is available at more than 90 hotels throughout the country.
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts has broadened the Hyatt Gift Card program to include Hyatt Place and Hyatt Summerfield Suites, allowing guests to experience Hyatt’s renowned hospitality in more than 130 new locations throughout the U.S.
Travelers are facing mounting delays at the airport, with more than 27 percent of flights cancelled or delayed in January 20081 alone. Because travelers’ schedules are often disrupted, Hyatt Place hotels offer guests around-the-clock options for freshly prepared meals, ensuring travelers get the sustenance they need when they need it.
March 31, 2008 (Chicago, IL) – yatt’it, the new online travel community from Hyatt Gold Passport, offers travelers an essential combination of candid, fellow-traveler advice and insider knowledge with a unique advantage – credibility.
The Chartres Lodging Group, LLC, has completed its purchase of the 910-room Adam’s Mark Hotel St. Louis from HBE Corp., of St. Louis
With more hotels than ever in key cities like Shanghai and Beijing, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts rings in the Chinese “Year of the Rat” with a collection of properties ready to host guests for the upcoming 2008 Summer Olympic Games. In Shanghai, Hyatt on the Bund and Grand Hyatt Shanghai will be joined by the new Park Hyatt Shanghai opening in July.
The commitment by Grand Hyatt Singapore over the past 10 years in the area of “green” projects and initiatives that embrace both economic and environmental sustainability have not gone unnoticed. At the recent ASEAN Tourism Forum 2008 held in Bangkok, Thailand, Grand Hyatt Singapore was presented with the ASEAN Green Hotel Standard 2008- 2009 award, the hotel’s second award in the ASEAN arena with regards to the hotel’s positive environmental actions.
Hyatt Regency Trinidad will be ready to share its hospitality with Carnival revelers this February. Trinidad’s first full-service hotel to open since 1962 welcomes its first guests on January 29th, 2008.
Hyatt’s upscale all-suite/extended-stay brand Hyatt Summerfield Suites® today announced it doubled its development pipeline in 2007 for a year-end total of 20 new hotels, increasing the total number of Hyatt Summerfield Suites hotels open and under development to more than 50.
Affiliates of Global Hyatt Corporation today announced the signing of an agreement with Vivico Real Estate GmbH to operate a new 405-room Grand Hyatt in Frankfurt. Slated to open in 2011, the hotel will be part of a 541-foot (165 meter) tower featuring a modern and stylish design.
Further demonstrating its position as the ‘category killer’ upscale select service brand, Hyatt today announced that it approved a total of 86 new Hyatt Place hotels to date
The new Hyatt Regency Trinidad Hotel welcomed its first guest on January 29th, 2008.
Domenick Buffone has been named general manager of the 328-room Hyatt Regency Greenville. He replaces Nancy Dudak, who has been promoted to general manager of Hyatt Regency Atlanta Suites.
Hyatt Regency Houston, a prominent landmark in the downtown Houston skyline since 1972, announces plans for a comprehensive, $35-million revitalization project to include the transformation of all 960 guestrooms, the addition of new, high-tech meeting space and a Shula’s fine-dining steakhouse.
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts has announced that Jill Johnson has been appointed Vice President, Asset Management.
Park Hyatt Zurich has added a new section to its lunch and dinner menus, with a wide selection of Swiss cheeses presented adjacent to the open show kitchen of the restaurant parkhuus, allowing gourmets to enjoy more than 20 local cheeses.
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Hyatt Place, already a frontrunner in hospitality technology, today announced that guests at all its hotels will be able to connect their portable media devices into the 42-inch HDTV by year-end, thanks to the Hyatt Plug Panel™, a cutting-edge in-room media connectivity device.
Hyatt Place Orlando/Universal – just minutes from the Universal Orlando Resort – opens today, introducing a new experience to Orlando. Hyatt Place, a new kind of hotel that complements Hyatt’s full service brands, combines contemporary design with innovative services and amenities to create an atmosphere of casual hospitality.
The holidays are a time for giving, so Hyatt Place is introducing the Winter Breakfast Bonus package*, which gives guests two free breakfast entrées in addition to the complimentary continental breakfast already included with their stay.
Hong Kong, November 30, 2007 – Global Hyatt Corporation and New World Development Company have announced the signing of a management agreement for a new 384-room Hyatt Regency, scheduled to open in 2009 in the heart of Kowloon’s Tsim Sha Tsui district.
November 16, 2007 marks the launch of Andaz Liverpool Street, London (formerly the Great Eastern Hotel).
Hyatt Place Boston/Medford – just minutes from downtown Boston – opens today, bringing a new type of hospitality experience to Massachusetts.
Hyatt Regency Indianapolis is excited to announce the completion of a $13-million renovation with the opening of One South restaurant on Friday, November 16, 2007.
Chefs at Hyatt Hotels & Resorts in the US, Canada and Caribbean are heating up the fall season with an exciting new Mediterranean-inspired food and drink menu, Spice, Savor the Flavor.
Hyatt Place hotels now offer football fans the ability to follow their favorite college and professional teams while in their hotel room, thanks to exclusive programming from Lodgenet Entertainment Corporation and DIRECTV.
Hyatt Place today announced the hotel industry’s first customized webpage populated with location-specific content using iGoogle*. This marks the first time a hotel brand is providing guests with the ability to immediately view relevant, local online content to assist them during their stay.
Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) announced that the exclusive new 200-room, five-star hotel in Abu Dhabi’s Capital Gate building, adjacent to the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, will be operated by Hyatt Hotels & Resorts.
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts and Indochina Capital have announced the signing of a management agreement for Hyatt Regency Danang Resort and Spa.