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Hyatt Place Managua Opens in Nicaragua

Hyatt Place Managua Opens in Nicaragua

Hyatt announced the opening of a new property in Managua, Nicaragua. The Hyatt Place Managua is the first Hyatt hotel in the country’s capital.
The hotel has 140 guestrooms, each with a 48” HD TV and sofa. Complimentary Wi-Fi is also available throughout the property.
The new Hyatt Place offers complimentary breakfast, and a 24-hour grab-and-go market is located on the premises. Additionally, guests can enjoy coffees, wines, beers, and cocktails at …

Hyatt Regency Changchun Opens in Northeastern China

Hyatt Regency Changchun Opens in Northeastern China

Hyatt announced the opening of a new Hyatt Regency property in Changchun, the capital of the Jilin province in Northeastern China. The Hyatt Regency Changchun is the first property the hotelier has debuted in the city.
The property has 427 guestrooms, 66 of which are suites, ranging in size from 431 square feet (40 square meters) to 745 square feet (255 square meters). Each room has an LED TV and complimentary Wi-Fi …

Hyatt Hotels Issues Update on Credit Card Security Breach at its Properties

Hyatt Hotels Issues Update on Credit Card Security Breach at its Properties

Hyatt Hotels announced the results of its investigation into a security breach of its computers used for processing payments at its hotels and resorts.
In December, the hotelier said it had discovered malware on those computers.
The investigation found that there had been “unauthorized access” to credit card data for credit cards used in person at multiple Hyatt-managed locations in the period August 13, 2015 through December 8, 2015. Most of the …

New Hyatt Place Opens in Goa, India

New Hyatt Place Opens in Goa, India

Hyatt announced the opening of the Hyatt Place Goa/Candolim in Goa, a state in Western India located along the Arabian Sea. The property is the fourth Hyatt Place hotel to open in India.
The hotel has 147 guestrooms, each with a sofa, 42” HD TV, and complimentary Wi-Fi. A 24-hour fitness center is also located on the premises.
Guests can choose from the hotel’s 24-hour gallery menu, which offers sandwiches and salads, …

Lobby Bar – December 24: Lazy Passengers, Tampering with Christmas Music, and Snapchatting CEOs

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Lobby Bar – An Unseasonably Warm Summary of FBT News and Views
Soaring snail. Join Jonathan Spira on an 8,300 mile trip to nowhere. After 25 hours on the move, Mr. Spira managed to travel a mere 83 feet, from gate 55 at JFK to gate 52. All around, it was considered a huge success.
Mini-docs. Jeremy Del Nero (hey :-P) prints out a boarding pass using the world’s smallest printer, the …

Hyatt Reports Malware on Computers Used to Process Guest Payments

Hyatt Reports Malware on Computers Used to Process Guest Payments

Hyatt Hotels said that it had discovered malware on the computers it uses for payment processing at its hotels and resorts.
“The company launched an investigation and engaged leading third-party cyber security experts,” the hotelier said in a statement. The Chicago-based hotel chain said it was taking steps to improve security, adding that “customers can feel confident using payment cards at Hyatt hotels worldwide.”
The company did not specify when the malware …

Hyatt to Offer Overnight Visits to Historic Kyoto Temples

Hyatt to Offer Overnight Visits to Historic Kyoto Temples

Beginning next year, Hyatt will start offering overnight stays in temple services in the city of Kyoto, Japan
Guests at the Hyatt Regency Kyoto will be able stay at five temples throughout the city, including Tenryuji, Nanzenji, and Daitokuji. Activities including Zen meditation sessions and lectures from priests about the history of the temples will be offered.
The news was first reported in Nikkei Asian Review.
Tenryuji is considered first among the city’s …