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Hyatt Launches New Lifestyle Division

Hyatt Launches New Lifestyle Division

As expected, Hyatt Hotels announced the formation of an as-of-now unbranded lifestyle division that places Hyatt and former Two Roads Hospitality lifestyle brands under one umbrella.
The list of brands in this group include Andaz, Alila, Hyatt Centric, Joie de Vivre Hotels, Thompson Hotels, and tommie.
Frederic Flageat-Simon, former CEO of Two Roads Hospitality Asia, will head up the division and Heather Geisler, Hyatt’s vice president of global brands, will be in …

Hyatt to Open Hyatt Regency in Portugal

Hyatt to Open Hyatt Regency in Portugal

Hyatt Hotels announced plans on Monday to open a Hyatt Regency hotel in Lisbon.
The property will be the first Hyatt branded hotel in Portugal.
The 200-key hotel will include a mix of guest rooms and apartments and will be close to the city center and important tourist sites including the Bélem Tower, the Jéronimos Monastery, and the Tejo River.
Hyatt says the property will open by late 2020. Guest amenities will include …

Joie de Vivre Hotels Joins World of Hyatt

Joie de Vivre Hotels Joins World of Hyatt

Hyatt Hotels announced that one of its newest brands, Joie de Vivre, will join its World of Hyatt guest loyalty program this week.
Joie de Vivre will join the program on May 15 and Thompson Hotels became part of World of Hyatt on March 28, 2019
Two additional new brands, Alila and Destination Hotels, will also join but a timeframe has not yet been announced.
The addition of the new hotel brands will …

American Airlines and Hyatt Launch Reciprocal Awards Program

American Airlines and Hyatt Launch Reciprocal Awards Program

The reciprocal rewards program announced by American Airlines and Hyatt Hotels in March is now in effect. It allows members of one company’s loyalty program to earn rewards simultaneously with the other’s.
The program, which remains unnamed at the time of publication, is reminiscent of Crossover Rewards, the program that Delta Air Lines and Starwood Hotels and Resorts announced in February 2013.
The program’s benefits vary according to the elite level that …

Hyatt Opens Centric Hotels in Venice and Milan, Plans One for Shanghai

Hyatt Opens Centric Hotels in Venice and Milan, Plans One for Shanghai

Hyatt Hotels announced the opening of two Hyatt Centric hotels in Italy and plans for a Hyatt Centric hotel in Shanghai.
The hotelier said that the Hyatt Centric Murano Venice and the Hyatt Centric Milan Centrale opened their doors to guests on May 1.  The Venice property offers 119 guestrooms while the Milan property has 141.
Located in the high-tech Porta Nova district, the Hyatt Centric Milan Centrale features a rooftop bar as …

Hyatt To Open Andaz for Toronto in What Will Be Canada’s Tallest Building

Hyatt To Open Andaz for Toronto in What Will Be Canada’s Tallest Building

Hyatt Hotels said it will build a 160-key Andaz hotel in Toronto.
The property, scheduled to open in 2022, will be part of The One, a mixed-use commercial and residential tower that will be the tallest building in Canada when it opens.
The One is a skyscraper currently under construction. Upon completion, it will be 1,005’ (306.3 m) and 85 stories high, taller than First Canadian Place, currently Canada’s tallest building.
Groundbreaking for …

Andaz Vienna Am Belvedere Opens Its Doors to Guests

Andaz Vienna Am Belvedere Opens Its Doors to Guests

Hyatt Hotels announced the opening of the Andaz Vienna Am Belvedere hotel.
The new hotel is the company’s first Andaz in Austria and is located in the new Quartier Belvedere. Designed by architect Renzo Piano and interior designers Claudio Carbone and Gabriel Kacerovsky, it incorporates elements of Viennese art and design.
The 303-key property is comprised of two buildings connected by several bridges. Guest rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows and views of either …