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Hyatt Plans Park Hyatt Resort on Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam

Hyatt Plans Park Hyatt Resort on Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam

Hyatt Hotels announced plans for a Park Hyatt resort in Vietnam, the brand’s first.
The Park Hyatt Phu Quoc will open in 2022 along with 65 residences.
Phu Quoc Island is known for its beaches, forests, and sunsets, and is the largest island in Vietnam. Phu Quoc National Park includes mountains, dense tropical jungle, and hiking trails.
The 110-key resort will feature guest rooms and villas with a décor inspired by traditional Vietnamese villages, …

American Airlines, Hyatt Hotels Announce Reciprocal Rewards Program

American Airlines, Hyatt Hotels Announce Reciprocal Rewards Program

American Airlines and Hyatt Hotels announced a reciprocal rewards program that will allow members of one company’s loyalty program to earn rewards simultaneously with the other.
The program, which was 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 the individual member has. American Airlines …

Hyatt Regency Brand Debuts in Spain with Hotels in Madrid and Barcelona

Hyatt Regency Brand Debuts in Spain with Hotels in Madrid and Barcelona

Hyatt Hotels announced that it will open Hyatt Regency hotels in Madrid and Barcelona.
The move marks the debut of the Hyatt Regency brand in that country.
An affiliate of Hyatt will open the Hyatt Regency Hesperia Madrid and the Hyatt Regency Barcelona Fira.  The two hotels will be extensively renovated and the work is slated to be complete by the end of 2019.
The 170-key Hyatt Regency Hesperia Madrid will be located …

Andaz Munich Schwabinger Tor Hotel Opens Its Doors to Guests

Andaz Munich Schwabinger Tor Hotel Opens Its Doors to Guests

Hyatt Hotels announced on Monday the opening of the Andaz München Schwabinger Tor.
The new property, located in the Schwabing district of Munich, is the first Andaz hotel in Germany and the third in Europe.
The new hotel has 277 guest rooms that offer views of the city and the Bavarian Alps. The rooms feature a modern décor that the hotel said is a contemporary interpretation of Bavarian traditions. Sofas designed to …

Lobby Bar – February 8: To Hell with Brexiters, Shiny Object Syndrome, and ‘I’ll Take Mockingbirds for $100, Alex!’

Lobby Bar: You Can’t Beat the Feeling
The Shining. Following the news of the planned demolition of the Grand Hyatt New York, Donald Trump’s first project in Manhattan, news leaked about the planned renovation of the White House exterior, to make up for the loss of the Hyatt.  Just as he told the architects working on the 1980 renovation “I want shiny,” with respect to the original granite exterior, the White House …

Grand Hyatt New York to Be Torn Down, Replaced with Tower

Grand Hyatt New York to Be Torn Down, Replaced with Tower

A group of developers said they plan to purchase and tear down the Grand Hyatt New York, next to Grand Central Terminal, and replace it with a mixed-use project that will include a scaled-down Grand Hyatt.
The Grand Hyatt launched Donald Trump’s career as a developer and was his first major development project in Manhattan.
The developers, TF Cornerstone, a Manhattan developer, and MSD Partners, an investment firm connected with Dell Technologies …

Hyatt’s Miraval Austin Resort Opens

Hyatt’s Miraval Austin Resort Opens

Hyatt Hotels announced the opening of the Miraval Austin spa and resort.
The 117-key property overlooks Lake Travis and features a 10-acre (4-hectare) farm and ranch and a Life in Balance Spa that offers treatments the hotel said “pay homage” to Austin’s cultural heritage and natural surroundings.
Guest rooms and suites were designed with a neutral color palette and incorporate local, hand-crafted accessories and art. The rooms also feature Miraval bedding, …