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Hyatt Regency Sofia Opens in Bulgaria

Hyatt Regency Sofia Opens in Bulgaria

Hyatt Hotels announced the opening of the Hyatt Regency Sofia in Bulgaria.
The 183-key hotel features rooms with a contemporary design and an earth-tone décor.
The property is located on Vasil Levski Place and near major attractions including the National Gallery as well as temples and churches that date back to the Roman Empire.
Guest amenities include the Scene, a rooftop cocktail bar; the Revolutionary Dining Room and Bar, where, the hotel says, “a …

How Hotels Hope to Use Housekeeping and Housekeepers to Encourage Guests to Return

Haven’t stayed at a hotel recently?  Neither have most people who typically would have responded with a resounding “yes.”
In the event you are just returning from an extended Martian holiday (sans hotel, of course), please note the following: Clean is in.
While hotels previously would hide housekeeping carts and keep those who dusted and vacuumed as out of sight as the maids of Downton Abbey, all major hotel chains are conducting …

Hyatt to Partner with Cleveland Clinic to Develop New Cleanliness Standards Amidst the Pandemic

Hyatt to Partner with Cleveland Clinic to Develop New Cleanliness Standards Amidst the Pandemic

Hyatt Hotels announced a new collaboration with the Cleveland Clinic as it reopens properties around the world amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
Hyatt Hotels had announced its Global Care & Cleanliness Commitment, a multi-pronged approach that will include accreditation, new cleaning and disinfection procedures, and a new employee position at each property to ensure compliance, in late April.
The hotel chain wants to “proudly and confidently welcome back guests,” said its CEO, Mark …

Great Moments in Travel History – June 2020

June, the month with the most daylight hours in the Northern Hemisphere, is the sixth month of the year, and is equivalent to December in the Southern Hemisphere. The start of meteorological summer, June derives its name from the Latin name for the Junius, which in turn comes from the ancient Roman goddess Juno, wife of Saturn and protector and special counselor of the state.
The month of June includes the …

Hyatt to Lay Off 1,300 Workers at the Corporate Level After Profit Plummets 263%

Hyatt to Lay Off 1,300 Workers at the Corporate Level After Profit Plummets 263%

Hyatt Hotels announced plans to make 1,300 workers redundant as it embarks on a global restructuring of corporate roles.
The Chicago-based company will lay off 350 workers in that city, one-third of the total workforce there.
Hyatt cited “the historic drop in travel demand and the expected slow pace of recovery” in making the announcement.
“Our goal is to emerge from this crisis with strength, and ultimately position our business and our world-class …

American Airlines and Hyatt Give 4,000 Workers at Elmhurst Hospital Free Vacations

American Airlines and Hyatt Give 4,000 Workers at Elmhurst Hospital Free Vacations

American Airlines and Hyatt Hotels announced that the two are jointly giving 4,000 doctors, nurses, and other employees at Elmhurst Hospital Center three-day trips to destinations of their choice in the United States and the Caribbean.
Also known as NYC Health and Hospitals/Elmhurst, the facility was among the hardest hit by the coronavirus outbreak in the city.  At the height of the outbreak in New York, the hospital had increased the …

Hyatt to Introduce New Cleanliness Standards Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

Hyatt to Introduce New Cleanliness Standards Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

Hyatt Hotels announced its Global Care & Cleanliness Commitment, a multi-pronged approach that will include accreditation, new cleaning and disinfection procedures, and a new employee position at each property to ensure compliance.
As part of the new program, the hotel plans to review every aspect of a guest’s stay.
“We must critically examine the hotel experience from every vantage point – from our rooms and our lobbies to our spas and dining,” …