Viernes 18 de Agosto 2017

Hyatt Announces Plans for Two Hyatt Centric Hotels in Peru and Chile

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CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#HyattCentricExplorerHyatt
Hotels Corporation
 (NYSE:H) today announced that a Hyatt affiliate
has entered into a franchise agreement with Talbot Hotels S.A. for two
Hyatt Centric hotels in Lima, Peru and Santiago, Chile. Expected to open
in early 2018, the two hotels will mark the introduction of the Hyatt
Centric brand to Peru and Chile.

“Santiago and Lima are two of the main gateway cities in Latin America,
and we are confident Hyatt Centric San Isidro Lima and Hyatt Centric Las
Condes Santiago will deliver on the brand’s commitment to put guests in
the middle of the action and inspire them to explore these dynamic
capital cities,” said George Vizer, vice president of franchise
operations, Hyatt. “We are excited about this growth momentum as the
Hyatt Centric brand continues to expand its brand presence in Latin
America.”

Hyatt Centric San Isidro Lima will be strategically located on Avenida
Basadre in the heart of the San Isidro municipality, one the most
upscale areas of Lima. Expected to open in January 2018, the hotel will
offer 254 guestrooms, and will be surrounded by numerous art galleries
and high-end retail boutiques, as well as some of Lima’s top-rated
restaurants and bars that will inspire guests to explore. Lush
landscaping and wide-open plazas are also prominent in this area adding
to the charm of this vibrant neighborhood.

Expected to open in February 2018, Hyatt Centric Las Condes Santiago
will offer 166 guestrooms and will boast an unbeatable location right in
the center of Las Condes. The hotel will be located in Santiago’s
financial district, locally known as “Sanhattan.” Apoquindo Avenue will
also be nearby, which is home to restaurants, shopping centers and banks.

“The Hyatt Centric brand is a globally-recognized and has great
potential in Lima and Santiago. At Talbot Hotels S.A., we consider this
alliance a great contribution to our brand portfolio as we continue
expanding into other countries, and we are especially excited to be part
of the introduction of the Hyatt Centric brand in Peru and Chile,” said
Eduardo Ariztía, chief executive officer, Talbot Hotels S.A.

These new additions further demonstrate the strong potential for growth
of the Hyatt Centric brand and follows the recent openings of Hyatt
Centric Guatemala City
in Guatemala and Hyatt
Centric Montevideo
in Uruguay.

Launched in 2015, the Hyatt Centric brand includes hotels in Chicago,
Houston, New York City, New Orleans, Waikiki, Hawaii, Arlington,
Virginia, Park City, Utah, Miami, Key West, Long Beach, Santa Barbara
and San Francisco, and even more in the pipeline with previously
announced hotels planned for Barbados, Doha, Dubai, Madrid, French Alps
and Ginza Tokyo.

For more information, please visit centric.hyatt.com.

The term “Hyatt” is used in this release for convenience to refer to
Hyatt Hotels Corporation and/or one or more of its affiliates.

The Hyatt Centric Experience

Hyatt Centric is a brand of full-service lifestyle hotels located in
prime destinations. Created for millennial-minded travelers who want to
be in the middle of the action, Hyatt Centric hotels are thoughtfully
designed to enable exploration and discovery. The lobby lounge is a
launch pad providing guests with information about the most sought after
food, nightlife and activities the destination has to offer. The bar and
restaurant are local hot spots where great conversations, locally
inspired food and signature cocktails can be enjoyed. Streamlined modern
rooms focus on delivering everything guests want and nothing they don’t,
including Beekind’s environmentally conscious bath products,
Bluetooth-enabled electronics and salon-grade blowdryers. A team of
colleagues is always available to recommend local hidden gems to launch
guests’ discovery of the destination. For more information please visit hyattcentric.com.
Follow @HyattCentric on Facebook and Instagram,
and tag photos with #HyattCentricExplorer.

About Talbot Hotels. S.A.

Talbot SA is a Chilean company constituted in 1993 that manages the
franchise of 8 hotels in Chile and Argentina that belong to
Intercontinental Hotels Group, under the brands Holiday Inn and Holiday
Inn Express. The company has presence in Chile´s main cities and the
city of Buenos Aires. All hotels offer optimal access and location, as
well as excellence in service and hospitality delivered by a warm and
efficient team.

About Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global
hospitality company with a portfolio of 13 premier brands. As of
June 30, 2017 the Company’s portfolio included 731 properties in 56
countries. The Company’s purpose to care for people so they can be their
best informs its business decisions and growth strategy and is intended
to create value for shareholders, build relationships with guests and
attract the best colleagues in the industry. The Company’s subsidiaries
develop, own, operate, manage, franchise, license or provide services to
hotels, resorts, branded residences and vacation ownership properties,
including under the Park Hyatt®, Miraval®, Grand Hyatt®,
Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt®, Andaz®, Hyatt Centric®, The Unbound Collection
by Hyatt
, Hyatt Place®, Hyatt
House®,
 Hyatt Ziva, Hyatt
Zilara
™ and Hyatt Residence Club® brand
names and have locations on six continents. For more information, please
visit www.hyatt.com.

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Contacts

Hyatt
Siân Martin
+1 312 780 5797
sian.martin@hyatt.com
or
Hyatt
– Latin America and Caribbean
Carla Santiago
+1 617 233 2622
carla.santiago@hyatt.com