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Fifth Hyatt Brand Debuts in India
<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Hyatt Hotels Corporation rebrands five hotels as “Hyatt” in Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, Ahmedabad, and Amritsar</i> </p>
Monday, April 01, 2013
Fifth Hyatt Brand Debuts in India13:58 EDT Monday, April 01, 2013
CHICAGO (Business Wire) -- Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today debuted its fifth brand in India with the official rebranding of five hotels to “Hyatt”: Hyatt Bangalore MG Road, Hyatt Hyderabad Gachibowli, Hyatt Pune, Hyatt Amritsar, and Hyatt Ahmedabad. The new Hyatt hotels join the 11 properties open throughout India operating under the Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt, Hyatt Regency, and Hyatt Place brands.
Set in prime locations in some of India's fastest growing business cities, the five hotels offer contemporary and comfortable upscale accommodations. The hotels' restaurants and gathering places are geared toward the discerning transient, individual business and leisure traveler and can accommodate small business meetings and social gatherings.
According to Peter Fulton, Group President – EAME/Southwest Asia for Hyatt, “We are proud to introduce the fifth Hyatt brand to India, and we are thrilled to have the brand debut in some of the country's most vibrant cities. India has been a key part of Hyatt's strategic growth for the past 30 years, and we look forward to the expansion of our brands into new markets throughout the country where our guests are traveling.”
Hyatt Bangalore MG Road is located in the heart of India's Silicon Valley on the buzzing MG Road, with views of nearby Ulsoor Lake. The hotel is close to Bangalore's shopping and business areas and has 143 guestrooms, including four suites. The hotel's signature restaurant, The Pink Poppadom, serves modern Indian cuisine; Lido, the all-day-dining restaurant, is situated overlooking the swimming pool; and the rooftop bar, Liquid Lounge and Bar, offers a refreshing al fresco experience. Hyatt Bangalore MG Road also offers a spa and fitness center. The hotel's meeting and function space includes the Istana conference room, a pre-function area and two smaller meeting rooms.
Hyatt Hyderabad Gachibowli is located 20 minutes from the airport in the financial hub of Gachibowli, in the heart of Hyderabad's new business district. The hotel has 166 rooms, including nine suites, and is spread across an expansive, landscaped area that gives it the feel of an urban resort. The hotel's two restaurants include Collage, which offers international cuisine, and Deori, which is known for its North Indian, Andhra and Hyderabadi cuisine. The Lounge Bar offers a wide variety of cocktails and premium liquours. Hyatt Hyderabad Gachibowli's spa features six treatment rooms, which celebrate well-being through yoga, Ayurveda and meditational experiences. The fitness center and temperature-controlled outdoor swimming pool provide the opportunity to refresh and rejuvenate after a long day's work. The meetings and function space at Hyatt Hyderabad Gachibowli includes the Istana conference room, a pre-function area and a number of smaller meeting rooms.
Hyatt Pune, situated in Pune's IT corridor on Nagar Road, is only 10 minutes from the airport. Hyatt Pune blends the city's green outdoors with stylish interiors, creating a unique and refreshing ambiance with multiple water features and other design elements. The hotel has 209 rooms, including 12 suites, and is especially known for its Garden suites, which have a large spacious garden that is ideal for long-stay and leisure guests. Eighty Eight, the hotel's all-day dining restaurant, has an eclectic international menu with a live Japanese Teppanyaki grill and Tempura station, in addition to Italian pizzas from a wood-fired oven. Baan Tao, the award winning Pan-Asian restaurant, offers contemporary al fresco dining with Thai and Chinese pavilions. Fishbowl, the lounge, has a mix of live entertainment and lounge music. Hyatt Pune's spa is a place to restore and harmonize energies with traditional Ayurveda and other therapies. Other recreational facilities include a fitness center with state-of-the-art exercise equipment, an outdoor swimming pool and a vitality pool. The hotel offers expansive public areas and more than 10,000 square feet (929 square meters) of banquet and meeting space, making it an ideal venue for small and medium size conferences, trainings and social events.
Hyatt Ahmedabad is located in the heart of the city, just 35 minutes from the international airport and adjacent to Vastrapur Lake in Gujarat's largest city. The hotel's 178 rooms, including 10 suites, are all equipped with bedside electronic controls and convenient facilities ideal for the business traveler. The hotel offers multiple restaurants, including Collage, which offers international cuisine in a verdant setting overlooking Lake Vastrapur; Nonya, an innovative Pan-Asian restaurant; and Chocolart, which offers baked goods, pastries and chocolates. The extensive spa facilities offer seven treatment rooms and a salon. The fitness center features state-of-the-art cardio and resistance machines, and the outdoor pool is ideal for relaxation and recreation. Meeting and function facilities at the hotel encompass 11,500 square feet (1068.39 square meters) and includes a ballroom, pre-function areas and two private meeting rooms.
Hyatt Amritsar is located in the heart of Amritsar's historic city center, only two miles (four kilometers) from Punjab's famous Golden Temple. The hotel's 248 rooms, including 10 suites, are stylish and contemporary in design and equipped with convenient technological features such as bedside electronic controls. The hotel has two restaurants, Collage, which offers all day dining with an international cuisine selection, and Thai Chi, serving Thai and Chinese specialty dishes. The Lounge Bar is an additional escape offering afternoon tea and evening cocktails. The Spa at Hyatt Amritsar is the only spa of its kind in the city with therapists trained at the world-renowned destination spa, Ananda in the Himalayas. The hotel also includes a well-equipped fitness center that features state-of-the-art cardio and resistance machines, an outdoor swimming pool and a vitality pool for rejuvenation. Hyatt Amritsar has a 9,400-square foot (872.35 square meters) meeting and function space, which includes the Istana conference room, pre-function areas, two private meeting rooms, and an exotic tented garden.
Designed primarily for individual business and leisure travelers, Hyatt hotels offer guests contemporary accommodations and the expertise of enthusiastic associates who can help guests make the most of their stay. Hyatt hotels are conveniently located near business and leisure areas and can accommodate smaller scale business meetings and social gatherings.
About Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a proud heritage of making guests feel more than welcome. Thousands of members of the Hyatt family strive to make a difference in the lives of the guests they encounter every day by providing authentic hospitality. The Company's subsidiaries manage, franchise, own and develop hotels and resorts under the Hyatt®, Park Hyatt®, Andaz®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt Place® and Hyatt House TM brand names and have locations on six continents. Hyatt Residential Group, Inc. , a Hyatt Hotels Corporation subsidiary, develops, operates, markets or licenses Hyatt Residences TM and Hyatt Residence Club TM . As of December 31, 2012, the Company's worldwide portfolio consisted of 500 properties in 46 countries. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com .
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