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The Official Blog of Hyatt Hotels & Resorts

November 20, 2014
Andaz, Hyatt Thrive, Our People

A Special Thrive Thursday: Our $1 Million Commitment to Women for Women International

It began with a simple laundry bag. Two years ago, our Andaz brand began a journey with Women for Women International, a global development organization that offers education, training and income generation opportunities for marginalized women in areas impacted by war and conflict. The Andaz brand sponsored and supported a group of women in Iraq who learned how to sew laundry bags that were purchased and placed in every Andaz guestroom around the world.

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Blog Banner, NoMI

November 19, 2014
Food & Beverage

Sugar, Spice & Everything Nice at Park Hyatt Chicago

As the Chicago winds get chillier and the streets are donned with twinkle lights, Park Hyatt Chicago brings Sugar & Spice… and everything nice!

To share in the holiday cheer this season, Park Hyatt Chicago will be bringing the delicious and luxurious offerings of the 7th floor to its lobby with the opening of NoMI Boutique Sugar & Spice. Opening today, this pop-up extension of the hotel’s renowned restaurant and spa, NoMI, will treat visitors to a festive assortment of “everything nice,” including decadent sweets, savory gift items and much more.

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Around the World

November 14, 2014
Hyatt House

Hyatt House is All About ‘Neighborhood’

For HYATT house, “American Made” means neighborhood. And as part of 59 neighborhoods throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico, HYATT house is proud to sponsor the “Martha Stewart American Made” program, which spotlights local businesses and American makers.

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Top three finalists (from left to right): Executive Sous Chef Matthew Garelick, Chef De Cuisine Rodney Ashley, Executive Sous Chef Patrick Mohn

November 13, 2014
Food & Beverage, Our People

Competition Heats Up in Hawaii: First Ever The Good Taste Series Winner Announced

We just wrapped up the first-ever The Good Taste Series – competitive culinary events among Hyatt’s junior chefs – with an amazing backdrop of Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort and Spa. And the culinary creativity against the Hawaiian sunset was unmatched!

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November 12, 2014
Hyatt Leaders, Our People

Two Hyatt Executives Land on Premier Traveler’s List of “30 Most Compelling Women in the Travel Industry”

We pride ourselves on being a company that empowers, champions and supports women. So, you can imagine just how thrilled we were when we saw that two of our female leaders, Sara Kearney and Katherine Melchior Ray, landed on the list of Premier Traveler’s 30 Most Compelling Women in the Travel Industry!

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November 5, 2014
Hyatt Place, Travel Tips

Stay Productive During the Busy Holiday Travel Season

With Thanksgiving in the United States just three weeks away, it can only mean one thing – the holiday travel season is officially here! And boy is it busy. This time of year, it can be hard to stay focused and motivated to tackle those growing to-do lists in between packed schedules of business trips, shopping lists and family events, which is why Hyatt Place has teamed up with millennial career expert and New York Times bestselling workplace author Lindsey Pollak to serve as the brand new Hyatt Place Seamless Travel Series productivity expert.

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Hyatt Front Desk

November 5, 2014
Hyatt Leaders

Enhancing Your Arrival Experience – From Smartphone Keys to Empathetic Conversations

Mobile keys! Wearable devices! Fingerprint security! There’s been a lot of talk in our industry about the latest technology gizmos. Most recently, the conversation has turned to using your smartphone to open your hotel room door.

But for Hyatt, it’s about so much more than a smartphone or a door. Mobile room keys are certainly something Hyatt is pursuing and, in fact, we’re already testing a number of solutions. We’re also doing a few other things, both tech-enabled and tech-free, to personalize and expedite your check-in experience, because it’s what we’ve heard our guests want.

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