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Hyatt Invites Hackers to Find and Report Website and App Vulnerabilities

Hyatt Invites Hackers to Find and Report Website and App Vulnerabilities

Hyatt Hotels announced a program that would invite hackers to test Hyatt websites and mobile apps for vulnerabilities and security lapses.
The public bug bounty program, offered in partnership with HackerOne, will pay hackers a bounty for finding and reporting such problems. The bounty or reward would be up to $4,000 in cash.
Hyatt is the first major hotelier to offer such a program.
“At Hyatt, protecting guest and customer information is our …

First Hyatt in Ethiopia Opens Its Doors

First Hyatt in Ethiopia Opens Its Doors

Hyatt Hotels announced the opening of the Hyatt Regency Addis Ababa.
The new property is the first Hyatt hotel in Ethiopia.
The 188-key hotel will offer guests “delicious blends of local flavors” and “an array of live entertainment,” the hotel’s general manager, Heddo Sieb, said in a statement.
The hotel has 12 Regency suites, two executive suites, one Presidential suite, and one Royal Presidential Suite, the latter with four bedrooms.  It also has …

45-Story Hyatt Regency Seattle Opens as Largest Hotel in City

45-Story Hyatt Regency Seattle Opens as Largest Hotel in City

Hyatt Hotels announced that the Hyatt Regency Seattle opened its doors to guests on Monday. The 1,260-room hotel is the city’s largest by room count, surpassing the Sheraton Grand Seattle by 24 rooms, and will serve as a headquarters hotel for the Washington State Convention Center.
All guest rooms and suites in the contemporary 45-story structure have floor-to-ceiling windows, 65” flatscreen televisions, and a cream-and-tan décor. The guest rooms are adorned with …

Hyatt Completes Acquisition of Two Roads Hospitality

Hyatt Completes Acquisition of Two Roads Hospitality

Hyatt Hotels announced on Friday that it had completed the acquisition of Two Roads Hospitality, an independent hotel management company.
The move places Hyatt in 23 additional markets.
The hotelier further said, now that the deal has closed, that it is in the process of bringing the Two Roads properties and Hyatt lifestyle brands together in a “dedicated lifestyle division.”
Hyatt completed the acquisition for a revised price of $405 million, lower than …

Al Manshar Rotana in Kuwait to be Reflagged as a Hyatt Regency

Al Manshar Rotana in Kuwait to be Reflagged as a Hyatt Regency

Hyatt Hotels announced that the Al Manshar Rotana in Kuwait will be reflagged as a Hyatt Regency in January 2019.
The Hyatt Regency Al Kout Mall will be part of the Al Kout Development, which includes a marina, market, and waterfront promenade. The Al Kout Mall is currently being renovated and will reopen in January 2019 with 246 shops and a cinema.
The hotel will offer 200 rooms and suites, a …

Hyatt to Offer Centric Guests Local Concerts and Streaming Music with Sofar Sounds and Spotify

Hyatt to Offer Centric Guests Local Concerts and Streaming Music with Sofar Sounds and Spotify

Hyatt Hotels announced a partnership with several music companies and its Hyatt Centric hotels to connect guests to the local music experience where they are staying.
The partnerships, with Sofar Sounds and Spotify, will expose guests to Sofar Sounds concerts and Spotify music playlists.
Sofar Sounds concerns are “highly curated” according to the hotelier and are at secret locations. The performers are revealed on the day before the event, and the events …

Hyatt Regency Xuzhou Opens in China

Hyatt Regency Xuzhou Opens in China

Hyatt announced the opening of a new Hyatt Regency hotel in Xuzhou, China. The property is located in the top floors of the city’s tallest building, the International Finance Center, which stands 873’ (266 meters).
The hotel offers 344 guestrooms, including 30 suites, between floors 43 and 59. Rooms have a 65” TV, coffee machine, and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Dining options for guests include the Xiang Yue Chinese Restaurant, which specializes in Xuzhou, …