HYATT CELEBRATES SUSTAINED GROWTH WITH 1,000TH GLOBAL HOTEL OPENING


HYATT CELEBRATES SUSTAINED GROWTH WITH 1,000TH GLOBAL HOTEL OPENING AND NEW PROPERTIES IN ASIA PACIFIC

The milestone opening of Alila Napa Valley and upcoming debut of Andaz Bali and Commune by the Great Wall demonstrates Hyatt’s ongoing commitment to growing with intent in places that matter most to travelers
Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the official opening of Hyatt’s 1,000th hotel worldwide, Alila Napa Valley in St. Helena, California. Founder Jay Pritzker purchased the first Hyatt hotel in 1957 with a new vision for hospitality, built around people. Since then, Hyatt’s purpose to care for people so they can be their best has driven groundbreaking hotel designs, the award-winning World of Hyatt guest loyalty program and strategic brand acquisitions. Today, this milestone reinforces Hyatt’s continued commitment to intentional growth in places that matter most to guests, members, customers, and owners.

In addition to the expansion of Hyatt’s luxury lifestyle Alila brand portfolio with the brand’s second property in the Americas, Alila Napa Valley, Hyatt is increasing its footprint in Asia Pacific with more than 20 new properties slated to open in the region this year.

“Hyatt’s thoughtful journey to 1,000 hotels has been grounded in listening, growing, and innovating along the way to meet guest, member, customer and owner needs,” said David Udell, group president, Asia-Pacific, Hyatt. “Today, we remain focused on expanding our global footprint and building our business based on where we can best extend care and make a positive impact on our guests and the communities in which we operate. With a strong pipeline of new openings and developments in Asia Pacific and across the globe, Hyatt continues to offer differentiated experiences that will cater to the growing demand for leisure destinations our guests are seeking as they get back to travel.”
Planned 2021 Hyatt Property Opening Highlights in Asia Pacific

In 2021, Hyatt plans to welcome several properties to its portfolio in key global markets. Highlights across brands in Asia Pacific include:

  • Andaz Bali (Bali, Indonesia): Featuring 149 rooms, suites and villas, Andaz Bali will mark the entry of the vibrant Andaz brand into Indonesia, offering a modern and immersive interpretation of the traditional Balinese village and its way of life. Opening in April, Andaz Bali will be located in the heart of Sanur, an idyllic seaside village known for its old-world charm, picturesque beaches and spectacular sunrises.
  • Commune by the Great Wall, a part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt (Beijing, China): Commune by the Great Wall is currently undergoing an extensive renovation and is expected to welcome guests in April 2021. Comprised of 175 guestrooms including 36 villas, Commune by the Great Wall is an exclusive collection of contemporary architecture designed by 12 renowned Asian architects. Located in a picturesque valley amid lush mountains in rural Beijing, the hotel is connected by a private path to an unrestored section of the Great Wall, offering guests a unique experience at one of China’s most celebrated UNESCO World Heritage sites.
  • Hyatt Centric Melbourne (Melbourne, Australia): Located in a prime downtown location near Southern Cross Station, the Docklands and Southbank entertainment and lifestyle precincts, and Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hyatt Centric Melbourne will be a choice launch pad for savvy guests looking to explore the city’s vibrant laneways, cafes and more. The 278-room hotel will mark the debut of the Hyatt Centric brand into Australia when it opens in late 2021.
  • Alila Dalit Bay (Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia): Nestled on a pristine beachfront along Sabah’s west coast overlooking the South China Sea, Alila Dalit Bay is 28 kilometers north of Kota Kinabalu. Surrounded by lush tropical greenery, the resort’s design is inspired by the traditional longhouse of the local Dusun Lotud tribe. Guests at Alila Dalit Bay will enjoy magnificent views and breathtaking sunsets, backed by the majestic lagoon of Mengkabong River with beautiful mangroves rich with diverse wildlife when the resort opens in late 2021.
  • Hyatt Regency Koh Samui (Koh Samui, Thailand): Perfectly located along a private coastline and an eight-minute drive from the airport, Hyatt Regency Koh Samui will be suited for all occasions from idyllic retreats for two to energizing business meetings, connecting guests with the surrounding nature as they relax, dine and socialize. Opening in mid-2021, the resort will offer guests a refreshing getaway nestled amid lush tropical greenery including the indigenous Yang-Na and coconut trees alongside spectacular sunrise and sea views.
  • Hyatt Place Kyoto (Kyoto, Japan): Slated to open in winter 2021, the new 239-room hotel will bring the Hyatt Place brand’s intuitive design, approachable atmosphere and added conveniences that help guests do more in Japan’s ancient capital. Ideally located in central Kyoto at the southwest corner of the Kyoto Imperial Palace and close to Nijo-jo Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage site, Hyatt Place Kyoto will meet the needs of both overseas and Japanese visitors to Kyoto.


Reimagining the Guest Experience with Special Offers
Guided by insights from our guests, members and colleagues, Hyatt is rethinking the guest experience with creativity and care to provide enhanced convenience, flexibility and wellbeing through the following special offers:
World of Hyatt Gives Members 1,000 Reasons to Stay Somewhere New: In celebration of the 1,000th Hyatt hotel opening, and to provide World of Hyatt members even more ways to be rewarded, World of Hyatt is offering members the opportunity to earn 1,000 Bonus Points per qualifying night at participating new Hyatt hotels around the world. That’s 500 more Bonus Points when guests check out between April 1 and June 30, 2021. Participating hotels and respective offer stay periods can be found at worldofhyatt.com/newhotelbonus.

Choose Your Adventure, Choose Your Offer: Inspiring travel from mountain getaways and seaside escapes to city excursions and everywhere in between, Hyatt’s limited-time offer invites guests to choose their own adventure at more than 900 Hyatt hotels worldwide, with participating hotels offering a free night with qualifying stays or 10 to 20% savings or more for reservations booked by April 2, 2021 for stays through September 12, 2021. World of Hyatt members can enjoy added savings on stays, plus member benefits and rewards. To learn more and for full offer terms, visit hyatt.com/adventure.

For more information about Hyatt hotels, please visit: https://www.hyatt.com/or call a Hyatt Global Contact Center at 1-800-233-1234.

Guided by its purpose of care, Hyatt’s multi-layered Global Care & Cleanliness Commitment further enhances its operational guidance and resources around colleague and guest safety and peace of mind. More information on Hyatt’s commitment can be found here: hyatt.com/care-and-cleanliness

The term “Hyatt” is used in this release for convenience to refer to Hyatt Hotels Corporation and/or one or more of its affiliates.


Terms & Conditions
Offer valid for 500 Bonus Points for each qualifying night stayed by World of Hyatt members in good standing during a hotel’s offer period at participating hotels and resorts. Where a qualifying night and the hotel’s offer period coincide with any check outdate from April 1 – June 30, 2021, World of Hyatt members in good standing will receive an additional 500 Bonus Points for a total of 1,000 Bonus Points for each qualifying night during that period.
Offer valid at participating hotels and resorts for stays with a checkout date during each hotel’s offer period. For each hotel’s offer period, visit worldofhyatt.com/newhotelbonus.
To be eligible for this offer you must be a World of Hyatt member in good standing at time of reservation and stay, stay at a participating hotel with a checkout date during that hotel’s offer period, provide your World of Hyatt membership number at time of check-in, and either pay an Eligible Rate or redeem a free night award.
An “Eligible Rate” and “Ineligible Rate” are defined in the World of Hyatt Terms and Conditions (located at worldofhyatt.com/terms). Only one point bonus may be earned per member, per stay, regardless of the number of rooms booked. Only the room occupied by the member will count toward this offer. Two or more consecutive nights at the same hotel will be deemed one stay. All points awarded under this offer are Bonus Points. This offer is subject to the complete terms and conditions of the World of Hyatt program. Please allow 3-4 weeks after travel is completed for World of Hyatt Bonus Points to be credited to your Account. To join World of Hyatt, visit worldofhyatt.com. Qualifying nights will automatically be tracked when you provide your World of Hyatt membership number at check-in. A limited number of rooms are allocated to this offer; reservations subject to availability. Offer not valid with groups, conventions, other promotional offers, tour packages or special rate programs. Promotional blackout periods may apply due to seasonal periods or special events, and normal arrival/departure restrictions apply. Hyatt reserves the right to alter or withdraw this offer at any time without notice. The trademarks Hyatt®, World of Hyatt® and related marks are trademarks of Hyatt Corporation or its affiliates. © 2020 Hyatt Corporation. All rights reserved.
For additional information, visit worldofhyatt.com/newhotelbonus.


About Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company offering 20 premier brands. As of December 31, 2020, the Company’s portfolio included more than 975 hotel, all-inclusive, and wellness resort properties in 69 countries across six continents. The Company’s purpose to care for people so they can be their best informs its business decisions and growth strategy and is intended to attract and retain top employees, build relationships with guests and create value for shareholders. The Company’s subsidiaries operate, manage, franchise, own, lease, develop, license, or provide services to hotels, resorts, branded residences, and vacation ownership properties, including under the Park Hyatt®, Miraval®, Grand Hyatt®, Alila®, Andaz®, The Unbound Collection by Hyatt®, Destination by Hyatt™, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt®, Hyatt Ziva™, Hyatt Zilara™, Thompson Hotels®, Hyatt Centric®, Caption by Hyatt, JdV by Hyatt™, Hyatt House®, Hyatt Place®, tommie™, UrCove, and Hyatt Residence Club® brand names, and operates the World of Hyatt® loyalty program that provides distinct benefits and exclusive experiences to its valued members. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.


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