Hyatt Centric Guatemala City Officially Opens

Hotel opening marks the first Hyatt Centric hotel in Central America

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#HyattCentricExplorerHyatt
Hotels Corporation
(NYSE: H), in conjunction with LATAM Hotel
Corporation and GHL Hotels, today announced the opening of Hyatt
Centric Guatemala City
, the brand’s first hotel in Central America.
The 138-room hotel is located along 2nd Avenue in the heart of Guatemala
City’s Zona 10, known locally as “Zona Viva,” which is considered one of
the city’s most upscale commercial areas and provides a perfect launch
pad for guests to explore and discover the diverse offering of shopping,
dining and entertainment options.

“This hotel is a prime destination in Guatemala City, allowing guests to
begin their journey of the country’s economic, governmental, and
cultural center,” said George Vizer, vice president of franchise
operations, Hyatt. “We are confident Hyatt Centric Guatemala City will
deliver on the brand’s commitment to put guests in the middle of the
action and inspire them to explore Guatemala’s capital city.”

As the first Hyatt Centric hotel in Central America, the hotel is
designed to make guests feel welcome and connected to the heart of
Guatemala City and all it has to offer. From Hyatt Centric Guatemala
City, guests can meander through the National Museum of Archeology, shop
for handmade textiles at the Plaza Mayor, and experience the Historic
Center and National Palace. Additionally, La Aurora International
Airport, Guatemala’s passenger and cargo hub, is only 10 minutes away
from the hotel.

“Hyatt Centric is a globally recognized brand – we are confident that
Hyatt Centric Guatemala City will serve as a terrific launch pad for
guests, but will also be a great gathering point for the local
community. Furthermore, the location of the hotel in Zona Viva will
position Hyatt Centric Guatemala City as an outstanding hotel in the
city,” said Fernando Paiz, president of Latam Hotels Corporation.

“We are delighted to open Hyatt Centric Guatemala City, which will set a
new standard for hospitality, service and facilities in Guatemala
City. Hyatt Centric is a globally recognized brand, and whether
traveling for leisure or business, our guests will have the opportunity
to explore a full service lifestyle hotel and have a wonderful
experience,” said Jorge Londoño, president of GHL Hotels.


Modern explorers can relax and recharge in one of the hotel’s 138
guestrooms and suites, each complete with floor-to-ceiling views of
Guatemala City or the hotel’s atrium. Design features include vintage
artwork highlighting Guatemalan culture and desired conveniences such as
complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and an airport shuttle to La
Aurora International Airport are provided with your stay.

Dining and Drinking

Food lovers can discover local flavors at the hotel’s distinct dining
outlets. Starting with the hotel’s main restaurant, Zamat brings a
unique open kitchen concept offering a delicious mix of modern
inspirations and classic dishes prepared with local ingredients.
Decorated with organic materials such as wood and the colorful textiles
from Guatemala, Zamat features a display wall with the traditional masks
of Guatemala as a central point of the restaurant. Adding to its
character and a sense of place, an artisanal cocktail menu featuring
local plants enhances the experience and atmosphere.

When the sun starts to set over Guatemala City, guests will find
themselves at Zielo. This unique rooftop restaurant with a central open
kitchen is the perfect place to relax or spend time with friends,
family, and colleagues while being in the middle of the action. Enjoy
tropical cocktails, live music once a week and a casual menu consisting
of pizzas, small bites, and other sharing plates.

Additional food and beverage outlets include the exclusive Bar Zeis and
Ezprezzo Corner, which serves delicious coffees from different regions
of Guatemala with gourmet pastries.

Wellness and Recreation

The rooftop fitness center at Hyatt Centric Guatemala City pulls out all
the stops to motivate your workout. Guests can enjoy skyline views while
getting their heart rate going on a treadmill or stationary bike.
Additionally, guests can round out their workout with a suite of
strength-training equipment.

Pet Friendly

Guests are welcomed to join us with their favorite four-legged friend
during their stay in Guatemala City. Up to one dog per room weighing up
to 40 pounds. The hotel offer beds, bowls, toys, and treats, free of

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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
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About Latam Hotel Corporation

A company focused in the development of mix-used properties by building
and operating real estate development and hotels of select service for
the Hyatt Place brand, as well as lifestyle hotels for the Hyatt Centric
brand and recently the corporation introduced Latam Hotel as their own

About GHL Hotels

A leading hotel operator and developer, based in Colombia with more than
52 years of experience in the tourism market. It operates over 70 hotels
in 13 countries in Latin America with their own brands and international
franchises such as Sheraton, Hyatt Place, Four Points by Sheraton,
Sonesta, Howard Johnson, GHL Collections, GHL Style, Hilton Garden Inn,
among others.

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
March 31, 2017, the Company’s portfolio included 708 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


Hyatt – Latin America
Carla Santiago
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