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New Hyatt Regency to Open in Algeria

New Hyatt Regency to Open in Algeria

Hyatt Hotels and Resorts announced that it plans to open a new property at Houari Boumediene Airport in Algeria late next year.
The Hyatt Regency Algiers Airport will be the first Hyatt property in the country.
The hotel will be located directly across from the airport’s new terminal. It will offer 326 guestrooms, as well as dedicated airline lounges and a Regency Club lounge.
The hotel will also have a rooftop pool and …

March 1 Marks Significant Changes to Hilton and Hyatt Loyalty Programs

March 1 Marks Significant Changes to Hilton and Hyatt Loyalty Programs

For frequent travelers March came in like a lion as two major hoteliers, Hilton and Hyatt, debuted major changes to their guest loyalty programs.
Both programs have new names: Hyatt Gold Passport became World of Hyatt, while Hilton HHonors simplified by eliminating the redundant extra “H” to become Hilton Honors.
World of Hyatt has three tiers, namely Discoverist, Explorist, and Globalist. Discoverist will require ten qualifying nights or 25,000 base points, while …

Hyatt Opens New Hotel in Guadalajara

Hyatt Opens New Hotel in Guadalajara

Hyatt Hotels and Resorts announced the opening of the Hyatt Regency Andares Guadalajara. The hotel is the fourth Hyatt Regency to open in Mexico.
The property has 257 guestrooms, 25 of which are suites. Each is designed with artwork such as blown glass and woven headboards.
Dining venues include the hotel’s restaurant, Cassola, which features traditional Mexican dishes with a contemporary touch and the Andares Lounge, which offers light snacks and signature …

Hyatt to Replace Gold Passport with New World of Hyatt Loyalty Program on March 1

Hyatt to Replace Gold Passport with New World of Hyatt Loyalty Program on March 1

Hyatt Hotels announced that it will discontinue its current Gold Passport guest loyalty program and replace it with a new program, World of Hyatt, on March 1.
World of Hyatt will have three tiers, namely Discoverist, Explorist, and Globalist. Discoverist will require ten qualifying nights or 25,000 base points, while Explorist will require 30 qualifying nights or 50,000 base points. Globalist will require 60 qualifying nights or 100,000 base points.
The hotelier …

Hyatt Regency Xiamen Wuyuanwan Opens In China

Hyatt Regency Xiamen Wuyuanwan Opens In China

Hyatt Hotels and Resorts announced the opening of a new property in Xiamen, China. The Hyatt Regency Xiamen Wuyuanwan is the first Hyatt Regency branded hotel in the city.
The property has 301 guestrooms and suites, each with a 48” LCD TV and a rainhead shower. Rooms range in size from 484 to 2,238 square feet (45 to 208 square meters).
Guests can dine at the hotel’s Market Café, which serves Asian, …

A Tale of Two Hyatt Regencys: Los Angeles and San Francisco International Airports – Hotel Review

Recently, my travel schedule was such that it made sense to stay at an airport hotel – usually not my first choice of location unless it’s directly on airport property with tarmac and ops view. For this reason, I found myself at Hyatt Regency hotels in San Francisco and Los Angeles within a few weeks of each other.
The Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport is in nearby Burlingame, which was a …

Hyatt Acquires Spa Operator Miraval

Hyatt Acquires Spa Operator Miraval

Hyatt Hotels and Resorts announced the acquisition of Miraval, a leading spa operator.
The acquisition involves an initial investment of $215 million by Hyatt for the Miraval brand, as well as for its two resorts, namely the flagship Miraval Arizona Resort and Spa in Tucson, and the Travaasa Resort in Austin, Texas.
Hyatt also plans to invest an additional $160 million over the next few years to fund Miraval’s planned expansion of …