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Hyatt Will Open 4 New Hotels in Pakistan

Rendering of One Constitution Avenue, formally named Grand Hyatt Islamabad. Source: One Constitution Avenue

Of all the major hotel chains, Hyatt has one of the smallest global footprint. The vast majority of its properties are in the US, and they are really only mostly present in prominent world class foreign cities. They are hoping to expand into new markets though, and today announced that they will be opening 4 brand…

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Reddit AMA Confirmed: Jeff Zidell, Head Of World Of Hyatt — Answers Your Questions On November 16

On Wednesday, November 16th at 12 noon CST, Jeff Zidell, Senior Vice President and head of World of Hyatt will be hosting a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) session and answering your questions about Hyatt’s new loyalty program. An email invite will go out next week with instructions on how to participate. I’m excited and…

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World of Hyatt: Primer on Hyatt’s New Loyalty Program and Transition Process

World of Hyatt

Yesterday I wrote about Hyatt launching a brand new loyalty program, called “World of Hyatt.” Full, confirmed details of the program are now available and Hyatt has set up a dedicated website about the transition. I wanted to take a deeper dive into the program, now that we have most of the information through the official channel. To sum…

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Hyatt Files for “World of Hyatt” Trademark, New Loyalty Program Coming

Hyatt filed for "World of Hyatt" trademark in September 2016

This morning, Matthew Klint at Pen & Passport reported on potential huge changes coming to Hyatt’s loyalty program. Specifically, Gold Passport will be replaced by “The World of Hyatt,” with major changes to qualifying requirements, benefits, and more. These changes will reportedly be announced in November, and go in effect on March 17. Current Program: Hyatt Gold Passport Currently, Hyatt has…

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Park Hyatt Los Angeles is Coming Soon

Rednering of Oceanwide Plaza by CallisonRTKL, the future home of a Los Angeles Park Hyatt.

Los Angeles is finally getting a Park Hyatt! The Wall Street Journal reports that Hyatt has reached a deal with Beijing-based Oceanwide Holdings to build a Park Hyatt in Oceanwide’s Los Angeles downtown project. The Oceanwide Plaza is the Chinese company’s first venture in the US market, and will include 504 condos, a ton of retail space (over 160,000…

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