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Hyatt Regency Cambridge Awarded Six Prestigious Awards In 2013

Hyatt Regency Cambridge today announced their esteemed recognition in the areas of hospitality excellence, meeting space recognition and sustainable hotel operations with the honor of six prestigious awards in 2013. These awards included the AAA Four Diamond Award, Successful Meetings Pinnacle Award, Meetings Focus Best of the East Award, Open Table’s 2013 Diner’s Choice Award, Scenic View, TripAdvisor Green Silver Leader and EPA’s ENERGY STAR award.

Hyatt Regency Cambridge remains one of the most productive meeting and event destinations in the New England-area, offering award-winning experiences throughout its 25,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space. In addition, Hyatt Regency Cambridge has taken substantial steps in their commitment to guest experience and sustainability.

“Our associates strive toward exceptional hospitality for all of our guests and work hard to build a world class meeting program with authentic hospitality at every turn, making a difference in the lives of the people we touch every day,” said Stacey Nichols, General Manager, Hyatt Regency Cambridge.

The AAA Four Diamond Award is a premier hotel rating based on a combination of overall quality, range of facilities and level of services offered by the property. By definition, Hyatt Regency Cambridge has exemplified stylish and refined, upscale attributes with fundamental and exclusive amenities focusing on a high degree of hospitality, service and attention to detail. Only 4.8 percent of the 30,000 lodgings approved by AAA are awarded this prestigious Four Diamond Award.

The Pinnacle Award is a prestigious symbol of excellence which identifies the hotels, visitor’s bureaus and conference centers that set the standard for others to follow. Along the same qualifications, Hyatt Regency Cambridge was recognized by Meetings Focus East magazine, a leading conference planner’s publication, for a “Best of the East” award.

Winner of the EPA ENERGY STAR rating and awarded admittance into the TripAdvisor Green Leader Silver program, Hyatt Regency Cambridge has met a set of environmental standards ensuring environmentally-conscious decisions are at the forefront of business operations and facilities. Both of these awards are a symbol of superior energy efficiency and signify that the building performs in the top percentile of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency.

The 470-room hotel in Cambridge has earned a reputation as one of the most credible meeting and event destinations among meeting professionals and travelers alike. Hyatt Regency Cambridge is proud to set the bar for creative catering and modern business services, providing an ideal venue for any occasion.

For more information about Hyatt Regency Cambridge visit cambridge.hyatt.com or call 617 492 1234.

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Hyatt Officially Welcomes Hyatt Regency Orlando

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (the “Company” or “Hyatt”) (NYSE: H) announced today that a qualified intermediary acquired The Peabody Orlando hotel from UST Hotel Joint Venture, Ltd. in a like-kind exchange transaction, for approximately $717 million (subject to standard and customary proration and closing adjustments). The hotel has been rebranded as Hyatt Regency Orlando. Hyatt Regency Orlando is the seventh Hyatt-branded hotel in the Greater Orlando area and offers the most meeting space of any of the Company’s hotels in the United States.

“We are thrilled to welcome a property of this caliber to the Hyatt Regency brand portfolio and look forward to providing Hyatt’s authentic hospitality to our loyal guests and customers,” said Tom Smith, Area Vice President and General Manager, Hyatt Regency Orlando. “We are committed to delivering a high energy experience for guests at Hyatt Regency Orlando and taking care of the details that will allow them to take care of business or recharge, whether they come to the hotel for meetings, as part of a convention or for vacation.”

Guestrooms and Amenities
All of Hyatt Regency Orlando’s 1,641 guestrooms and suites feature contemporary furnishings and are appointed in natural colors and rich wood tones, smooth granite and soft bed linen. The hotel’s spacious guestrooms feature an ergonomic desk and chair, a cordless telephone, high speed wireless Internet, refrigerator and coffee makers. Wi-Fi and complimentary local phone calls help guests stay connected from the comfort of their guestrooms. Spa-like bathrooms feature in-mirror televisions, granite vanities and a selection of Hyatt’s Dr. Kenet amenities. Guests have the benefit of Hyatt Has It, an amenity service launched this year that provides forgotten items with a single request.

Spa and Fitness
The Spa at Hyatt Regency Orlando is a 22,000 square-foot, full service contemporary retreat, designed with inviting elements of warmth and comfort. Perfect for local visitors and guests visiting on business or leisure, The Spa offers a variety of massage, facial, body, waxing and manicure/pedicure treatments designed to restore well-being and balance. Spa goers enjoy access to a private Serenity Pool, perfect for a restorative soak before and after their treatments. For special events, groups and wedding parties, The Spa features a variety of celebration spa packages and will custom design packages to suit any guest’s needs. The Spa’s Hair Salon offers professional stylists, colorists and make-up artists, allowing guests to maintain their style away from home.

For workout enthusiasts and for travelers who want to maintain their routine while on the road, Hyatt Regency Orlando’s world-class Fitness Center is 8,000 square-feet, and offers a 1,000 square-foot studio classroom for group exercise including Zumba and Boot Camp; and a 500 square-foot studio dedicated to spinning. Additionally, the Fitness Center features two cardio studios, and separate strength conditioning and core strength rooms; plus over 50 pieces of top-of-the-line Cybex Eagle strength equipment and a blend of Cybex and Octane cardiovascular machines. For a low impact workout, guests have the option of joining a water aerobics class. Daily passes are available for locals who wish to access the Fitness Center and Spa facilities.

Pools and Activities
Featuring three sparkling pools, Hyatt Regency Orlando offers guests the choice to lounge at the luxurious and expansive Grotto Pool featuring lush landscapes, resort slide and a separate children’s area, or swim at the Terrace Pool, a lap-style swimming pool located on the hotel’s Recreation Level. Guests at both pools have access to floats, rafts, noodles, pool basketball and volleyball nets and games. The Spa’s Serenity Pool is available exclusively for patrons of The Spa. Hyatt Regency Orlando offers guests complimentary access to bicycles for use to explore the local grounds and landscapes, and daily passes to enjoy trolley rides along Orlando’s renowned International Drive.

Dining
Hyatt Regency Orlando offers a variety of dining options to appeal to business and leisure travelers alike, including daily, 24-hour in-room dining.
• Napa restaurant draws inspiration from Northern California’s wine country. With its dark wood furnishings set against a modern décor, Napa offers diners a quiet, understated elegance overlooking the hotel’s Grotto Pool.
• Rocks is a local, high-energy hot spot that offers an extensive wine list, bottled beers from around the world and handcrafted cocktails.
• The 24-hour B-Line Diner serves as the hotel’s full service restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. B-Line Express offers grab-and-go food and beverage options.
• Fiorenzo Italian Steakhouse offers premium steaks, chops and a variety of seafood and pasta dishes in a warm, traditional Italian setting.

Meetings and Events
With 315,000 square-feet of customizable function space, Hyatt Regency Orlando offers five separate and pillar free ballrooms, including the 54,652 square-foot Regency Ballroom, a 26,923 square-foot Plaza International Ballroom, two junior ballrooms and 105 meeting rooms. For weddings and celebrations, the hotel offers indoor and outdoor function space including intimate pool settings, a Garden Terrace and its renowned Orchid Room, an indoor/outdoor event space known for its natural light, elegant decor and lavishly landscaped verandah. Professional meeting and event planners also enjoy the hotel’s state-of-the-art technology, audiovisual production and business support capabilities, as well as outstanding banquet and catering services.

Location
Hyatt Regency Orlando is conveniently located in the heart of Orlando’s world-famous theme parks and attractions. The hotel is minutes from SeaWorld and Universal Parks, or a short drive to the Walt Disney parks, and downtown Orlando’s Performing and Visual Arts Center. Hyatt Regency Orlando is directly connected to the world-renowned Orange County Convention Center offering meeting planners and convention-goers additional ease and comfort while working or visiting Orlando.

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Hyatt Regency Greenwich Associates Volunteer With Clean The World Program To Celebrate Hyatt’s Third Annual Volunteer Initiative

The Hyatt Regency Greenwich Housekeeping associates will be will be working on collecting and recycling soap and bottled amenities and redistributing hygiene products to those in need– joining Hyatt colleagues around the world in an effort to give back to their local communities. On average, the hotel’s associates have spent 96 hours over the past year working on community projects in Greenwich.

This volunteer day is a key tenet of Hyatt Thrive and part of Hyatt’s Global Volunteer Initiative, which is a brand-wide effort that encourages Hyatt associates to improve the many communities around the world that they call home.

Hyatt Thrive empowers over 90,000 associates at more than 480 properties around the world to help communities do one thing – Thrive – by focusing on four areas: environmental sustainability; economic development and investment; education and personal advancement; and health and wellness.

“We are so proud to be a part of this wonderful community, and our associates are honored to bring Hyatt Thrive to life in Greenwich through our work with Clean the World Program,” said Anne Farb, Director of Sales & Marketing, Hyatt Regency Greenwich. “Working together to improve the community that we call home is inspiring and it speaks volumes about what Hyatt is all about – making a difference in the lives of the people we come in contact with every day. We are looking forward to this very special day, which we hope will motivate others in the community as well.”

The volunteer work also coincides with a long-standing tradition of celebrating Hyatt associates around the world. Celebrating community and its people is a global demonstration of Hyatt’s dedication to thriving communities where associates live and work.

For more information and reservations visit: www.greenwich.hyatt.com or call 203-637-1234.

To learn more about Hyatt’s corporate responsibility program, visit www.hyattthrive.com.

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Fresh 1800 Restaurant & Bar at the Hyatt Regency Schaumburg, Chicago offers live music every Wednesday night

Fresh 1800 Restaurant & Bar at the Hyatt Regency Schaumburg, Chicago announces the introduction of live music every Wednesday night by the Chicago-based vocal duo Frank & Dave. For the first time, guests can listen to live music as they sip their drinks in the bar area of Fresh 1800. This free music event is ongoing and takes place every Wednesday from 6pm to 9pm.

Frank & Dave have been performing their vocally driven, harmony rich music around the Chicago area since 2002. The duo performs a mix of their own guitar powered songs with classic rock favorites and current pop hits. Since forming over a decade ago, Frank & Dave have released three albums: Two for the Show (2002), One for the Money (2006), and their latest release of all original songs, Different Roads. Over the years, Frank & Dave have gained a faithful fan base, gigging as openers for bands such as the Australian rock band, Little River Band, and performing their well-crafted songs and covers at intimate clubs and venues across Chicago.

The Fresh casual lounge offers burgers and beer for guests to watch the latest game and small plates for those craving a late evening snack to pair with their cocktail. Fresh Bar’s live music sessions with Frank & Dave make Hyatt Regency Schaumburg, Chicago a destination every Wednesday night.

Fresh 1800 Restaurant & Bar creates French-inspired, seasonal cuisine using the freshest ingredients available in the Chicago area. The hotel’s signature restaurant offers a gourmet menu that includes seasonally inspired, hand crafted dishes that are enhanced by fresh herbs and vegetables from the property’s backyard garden. Guests can also visit Fresh Bar, a casual lounge located adjacent to the restaurant and relax with a signature cocktail or choose a bottle from the extensive wine list. Fresh Bar offers burgers, small plates, a selection of beers and large flat screen Tvs ideal for viewing sporting and major television events.

For more information about Fresh 1800 Restaurant & Bar and live music performances, call 847.517.6930 or visit http://schaumburg.hyatt.com/en/hotel/dining/Fresh1800.html.

 

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2013 LPGA Kia Classic comes to Aviara Golf Club in San Diego

In celebration of the 2013 Kia Classic (March 18-24), Aviara Golf Club at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort announced today an exclusive stay-and-play package and opportunity to win a Grand Prize vacation that includes a Pro-Am spot at the 2014 Kia Classic. The “Play Where the Pros Play” package offers guests a unique opportunity to walk in the footsteps of some of the world’s best female golfers on the championship golf course and experience the AAA Five Diamond-rated resort’s world-class service, amenities and facilities, including four acclaimed on-site restaurants, full-service spa, swimming pool, tennis courts and fitness center.

“We’re thrilled to be the first Hyatt property to host a PGA Tour or LPGA Tour event and anticipate that the 2013 Kia Classic will be a tremendous success,” said Renny Brown, Director of Golf at Aviara Golf Club. “We’re equally excited to welcome golf fans to the resort and provide them a unique opportunity to play our Arnold Palmer-designed, championship course.”

Aviara’s “Play Where the Pros Play” package is offered now through the end of the year and is priced at a starting rate of $595. Guests who book the package will also be entered to win a Grand Prize vacation with roundtrip airfare for two, one night accommodations in a Park Suite, all meals throughout the resort’s four restaurants, a Pro-Am spot for two in the 2014 Kia Classic and more. The package includes:

• One night accommodations for two in a Park Suite
• Unlimited golf for two at Aviara Golf Club*
• Lunch at Argyle Steakhouse
• Aviara Golf Club/Kia Classic valuables pouch with two sleeves of logoed golf balls
• Entry into drawing to win Grand Prize vacation and entry for two in 2014 Kia Classic Pro-Am

*First round of golf may be booked 90 days prior to arrival, each additional round is to be booked on day of play of first round based on availability.

Named by Golf Digest and Golf Magazine as one of the best resort golf courses in America and the No.1 golf resort in San Diego according to the readers of Condé Nast Traveler, Aviara Golf Club overlooks the beautiful Batiquitos Lagoon ecological reserve and is the only San Diego golf course designed by Arnold Palmer. Aviara features a memorable par 72 coastal layout that stretches 7,007 yards and is uniquely sculpted around rolling hillsides, native wildflowers, and plenty of bunker and water challenges. Hole after hole, Aviara golf stimulates the senses with colorful flowers and flora and then sneaks in an ocean view hole just to ensure you’ll never forget this magnificent Park Hyatt golf experience. The elegant two-story, 32,000-square-foot Spanish Colonial clubhouse features a bar, cozy lounge with fireplace and the adjoining Argyle Steakhouse with indoor and outdoor balcony seating. Showers, locker rooms, an upscale golf shop, driving range and an oversized practice putting green round out all the Aviara experience.

The Kia Classic will be played at Aviara Golf Club on March 18-24 and include a field of 144 of the top female golfers in the world, including Natalie Gulbis, Paula Creamer, Se Ri Pak and defending champion, Yani Tseng, competing for a $1.7 million purse. This is the first time a Hyatt property has hosted a PGA or LPGA event.

For more information on Aviara Golf Club or to book the “Play Like the Pros” package, visithttp://www.golfaviara.com/ or call Park Hyatt Aviara Resort at 760.448.1234.

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Top Value Hotel Deals In Scotland and Yorkshire with Specialist Website Cheaphotelbookings.com

Cheaphotelbookings.com, the UK’s leading site offering British travellers a massive range of hotels within the UK, now features a brand new variety of bargain hotel room deals in Scarborough and Glasgow for travellers to take advantage of this autumn.

Travellers are able to easily source Cheap UK hotels not only in the UK but in many places around the world also. Those who use the site will be able to save money and time as they can access over 20,000 different hotels around the world.

Hotels are available at Cheaphotelbookings.com in some of Britain’s most popular destinations this autumn. Via the website travellers will find a range of hotel room bargains are available including deals for those who would like to take a city break to Glasgow, as there is a range of cheap Glasgow hotels to be saved on.

Cheaphotelbookings.com also has deals available for travellers looking to stay overnight in some of the UK’s most famous seaside destinations. For example there are a wide range of cheap Scarborough hotels available to hep people enjoy some sea air and some traditional fish and chips.

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Cheaphotelbookings.com Enjoys Record First Year Numbers As ASAP Ventures Site

Cheaphotelbookings.com, the specialist hotel room search and comparison site, has this week celebrated its first birthday as a member of the ASAP Ventures Ltd group of companies with record site user numbers. The site, which sits alongside Asap.co.uk, Fly.co.uk, Thebigtravelguide.com and Timeto.com in the ASAP stable of travel sites, offers massive savings on hotel rooms around the world.

Site users can quickly and easily browse and compare deals for cheap hotels thanks to the site having available hundreds of cheap rooms in leading name hotels. In the first year since being bought by ASAP Ventures, the website has grown to give tourists a choice of over 20,000 hotel rooms.

Following its acquisition by the ASAP Ventures group, Cheaphotelbookings.com has gone from strength to strength in its operations and is now bigger and more expert than ever. This allows people who are searching for cheap hotels in Covent Garden can pick and compare deals from leading hotels like Holiday Inn, Travel Inn, Marriott, Travelodge, Hilton, Hyatt, Novotel and Best Western.

Any user is able to quickly and conveniently pick a hotel room for either a holiday or a business trip, and the website lets them customise their search by price, destination, city and type of room. This means that if the user is for example thinking of a trip to Scotland they can search and compare the best cheap hotels Glasgow has available.

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