Travellers to Brazil can now check-in to a new Hyatt Place hotel in the burgeoning city of São José do Rio Preto, located just over 400km from Brazil’s most populous city, São Paulo. The Hyatt Place São José do Rio Preto property is the first Hyatt Place-...
POSTED 3 Nov, 2016 0 Comments
Hyatt will ditch its longstanding Hyatt Gold Passport loyalty program next year, replacing it with a new ‘World of Hyatt’ scheme offering brand new status tiers, changes to existing benefits and some new perks to match. However, some members will need to spend up to six times as many...
POSTED 1 Nov, 2016 9 Comments
Hotel chains nationwide including Accor, IHG, Rydges and Starwood are amending their credit card fees in line with the Reserve Bank of Australia’s reforms on credit card surcharging. As a result, many hotel guests will now pay a lower credit card fee when using Visa or MasterCard, but whip...
POSTED 2 Sep, 2016 27 Comments
Hyatt continues to expand in China with the opening of the Hyatt Regency Xi’an hotel in the Shaanxi provincial capital, with a modern design that gives nods to tradition in one of China’s oldest cities. Inspired primarily by China’s Tang Dynasty, guests will appreciate a sprawl...
POSTED 29 Jul, 2016 1 Comment
Hyatt Gold Passport members will soon need more Gold Points to book free nights at 50 of the chain’s hotels across the Hyatt, Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt, Hyatt House, Hyatt Place and Hyatt Regency brands, while at 56 other properties the number of points needed per night will decrease. Among ...
POSTED 18 Jul, 2016 1 Comment
Shenzhen Airport is now home to two new hotels located under the one roof: the Hyatt Place Shenzhen Airport and the Hyatt House Shenzhen Airport, both offering a similar but distinctly different experience. The 167-room Hyatt Place property resembles an international hotel with free Internet acc...
POSTED 13 Apr, 2016 1 Comment
Hyatt is expanding its hotel portfolio to appeal to travellers seeking more of an independent and unique stay experience but with the backing and loyalty program of a global chain in debuting its latest brand: The Unbound Collection by Hyatt. Drawing from a mix of new and existing upper-upscale ...
POSTED 3 Mar, 2016 0 Comments
Hyatt Hotels is the latest hotel chain to fall victim to hackers stealing sensitive credit card information from guests around the world, including flagship properties in Australia. The Park Hyatt Sydney, Grand Hyatt and Park Hyatt in Melbourne, Hyatt Hotel Canberra and Hyatt Regency Perth were ...
POSTED 15 Jan, 2016 4 Comments
Hyatt Gold Passport (HGP) delivers what you’d expect of any decent hotel loyalty program – being free space-available room upgrades and Internet access – but goes beyond the ‘usual’ to also provide perks like confirmed suite upgrades and even free airport lounge acce...
POSTED 12 Oct, 2015 3 Comments
The Windy City is now home to a new hotel with the opening of the Hyatt Place Chicago: Downtown, The Loop in the heart of the city’s business, financial and theatre districts. Each of the 206 guestrooms comes with a signature Hyatt Grand Bed, a 42-inch HDTV and a ‘cosy corner’ ...
POSTED 26 Jun, 2015 1 Comment
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