14 Facts About Hyatt


Hyatt has grown by developing new properties and through acquisitions, with the biggest growth coming from the acquisition of AmeriSuites in 2004, Summerfield Suites in 2005, and Two Roads Hospitality in 2018.

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Hyatt has more than 1100 hotels and all-inclusive properties in 69 countries across six continents.

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In 1969, Hyatt opened its first hotel outside the United States, when it was awarded the management contract for the President Hotel in Hong Kong.

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Hyatt opened the Playboy Hotel and Casino as a joint venture with Playboy Enterprises.

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In December 2005, Hyatt acquired limited service company Summerfield Suites from the Blackstone Group.

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Hyatt launched its first lifestyle brand, Andaz, in April 2007.

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In 2018, Hyatt saw expansion with the acquisition of Two Roads Hospitality.

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In January 2020, Hyatt signed a management contract with KL Midtown to open a Hyatt Regency Hotel at the latter's KL Metropolis development in northern Kuala Lumpur.

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Hyatt-branded properties have traditionally catered to upscale or business customers; its properties were either full-service or boutique hotels.

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Hyatt introduced the Hyatt Place brand, designed as a limited service offering for business travelers, in 2006.

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Hyatt House was Hyatt's first select-service property, catering primarily to travelers with long-term stays and at a more economical price point.

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Since then, Hyatt has added a wide range of other brands, especially in the lifestyle and resort segments.

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In 2018, Hyatt began partnering with some properties in the SLH chain, which allows World of Hyatt members to earn and redeem points during their stays at participating SLH properties.

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In October 2018, Hyatt announced their purchase of Two Roads Hospitality, a lifestyle hotel management company, for a base purchase price of US$480 million, with Hyatt to take the management controls of 85 properties of Two Road's across eight countries.

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