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Hyatt to Add 21 Luxury Hotels in Asia Pacific Region by End of 2020

Hyatt to Add 21 Luxury Hotels in Asia Pacific Region by End of 2020

Hyatt Hotels announced plans to open 21 new luxury hotels and resorts in the Asia Pacific region in the next 18 months.
The hotelier will open seven Park Hyatts, six grand Hyatts, six Andaz hotels, and two Alila resorts.
Hotels slated to open in 2019 include the Andaz Dubai The Palm in the United Arab Emirates, Grand Hyatt Gurgaon in India, the Park Hyatt Auckland, Park Hyatt Doha, and Park Hyatt Kyoto.
In …

Hyatt Launches New Lifestyle Division

Hyatt Launches New Lifestyle Division

As expected, Hyatt Hotels announced the formation of an as-of-now unbranded lifestyle division that places Hyatt and former Two Roads Hospitality lifestyle brands under one umbrella.
The list of brands in this group includes Andaz, Alila, Hyatt Centric, Joie de Vivre Hotels, Thompson Hotels, and tommie.
Frederic Flageat-Simon, former CEO of Two Roads Hospitality Asia, will head the division and Heather Geisler, Hyatt’s vice president of global brands, will be in charge …

Hyatt to Open Hyatt Regency in Portugal

Hyatt to Open Hyatt Regency in Portugal

Hyatt Hotels announced plans on Monday to open a Hyatt Regency hotel in Lisbon.
The property will be the first Hyatt branded hotel in Portugal.
The 200-key hotel will include a mix of guest rooms and apartments and will be close to the city center and important tourist sites including the Bélem Tower, the Jéronimos Monastery, and the Tejo River.
Hyatt says the property will open by late 2020. Guest amenities will include …

Joie de Vivre Hotels Joins World of Hyatt

Joie de Vivre Hotels Joins World of Hyatt

Hyatt Hotels announced that one of its newest brands, Joie de Vivre, will join its World of Hyatt guest loyalty program this week.
Joie de Vivre will join the program on May 15 and Thompson Hotels became part of World of Hyatt on March 28, 2019
Two additional new brands, Alila and Destination Hotels, will also join but a timeframe has not yet been announced.
The addition of the new hotel brands will …

American Airlines and Hyatt Launch Reciprocal Awards Program

American Airlines and Hyatt Launch Reciprocal Awards Program

The reciprocal rewards program announced by American Airlines and Hyatt Hotels in March is now in effect. It allows members of one company’s loyalty program to earn rewards simultaneously with the other’s.
The program, which remains 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 …

Hyatt Opens Centric Hotels in Venice and Milan, Plans One for Shanghai

Hyatt Opens Centric Hotels in Venice and Milan, Plans One for Shanghai

Hyatt Hotels announced the opening of two Hyatt Centric hotels in Italy and plans for a Hyatt Centric hotel in Shanghai.
The hotelier said that the Hyatt Centric Murano Venice and the Hyatt Centric Milan Centrale opened their doors to guests on May 1.  The Venice property offers 119 guestrooms while the Milan property has 141.
Located in the high-tech Porta Nova district, the Hyatt Centric Milan Centrale features a rooftop bar as …

Hyatt To Open Andaz for Toronto in What Will Be Canada’s Tallest Building

Hyatt To Open Andaz for Toronto in What Will Be Canada’s Tallest Building

Hyatt Hotels said it will build a 160-key Andaz hotel in Toronto.
The property, scheduled to open in 2022, will be part of The One, a mixed-use commercial and residential tower that will be the tallest building in Canada when it opens.
The One is a skyscraper currently under construction. Upon completion, it will be 1,005’ (306.3 m) and 85 stories high, taller than First Canadian Place, currently Canada’s tallest building.
Groundbreaking for …