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April 24, 2014
Hyatt Thrive

Hyatt Teams are Thriving During Month of Service

We are more than half way through Hyatt’s global month of service and our hotels are buzzing.  This week was particularly special with many hotels turning their Earth Day celebrations into hands-on service projects.  Check out the stories below for a glimpse of this week’s action.  For a complete picture of our collective efforts, be sure to visit

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April 23, 2014
Food & Beverage, Hyatt Thrive

Hyatt Gives Back: Healthy Eating with Alice Waters

If there is one thing we take seriously at Hyatt, it’s our food. Over the last several years, we have worked hard to use ingredients that are good for our guests, good for the community and good for the planet.

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April 22, 2014
Travel Tips

Navigating New York with a Local State of Mind

When you visit New York City – the city that never sleeps – there’s a lot to take in! But how do you know what’s not to be missed with the time you have? Andaz Host Amanda Coletta of Andaz 5th Avenue shares  her advice for exploring the concrete jungle.

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April 18, 2014
Hyatt Leaders

Caring for the Human Spirit by Way of Hooves and Horns

In my role, I have the great opportunity to speak with the hardworking and truly inspiring leaders who serve as hotel general managers around the world. Their approaches to guest service and team comraderie are always inspiring.

Steve Dewire, general manager of Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa, recently shared the reasons he feels the hotel’s cast of fun-loving animals take the hotel’s service to a new level. Here are a few words from Steve:

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April 17, 2014
Hyatt Thrive

Thrive Thursday: At Hyatt, Service Extends Beyond the Walls of Our Hotels

While we firmly believe that service extends beyond the walls of our hotels everyday, April is a particularly special time when we celebrate our company’s collective impact with our Global Month of Community Service.

Throughout April our colleagues are giving back to their communities in both big and small ways.  For me, the most exciting part is seeing the different ways that giving back comes to life in each of our unique communities across the globe. To date, events have taken place in all three of our regions and across all of the Hyatt brands.  In fact, I have already counted volunteer events in twenty different countries – and we are still just getting started!

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April 16, 2014
Hyatt Gold Passport

Hyatt RSVP Brings Hyatt Gold Passport Members a Purple Pig Exclusive

Hyatt Gold Passport members are our most loyal guests, and we’re always cooking up new ways to reward them for their loyalty. Thanks to the program’s many relationships, the opportunities keep growing, whether that’s new benefits in Las Vegas or special access to events.

That’s why we’ve launched Hyatt RSVP. It’s a series of events through Hyatt Gold Passport’s relationship with Visa Signature to recognize our valued Hyatt Gold Passport members by offering invitations to exclusive events, from movie screenings to winemaker dinners to sports packages.

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April 15, 2014
Hyatt Leaders

A Culture of Passionate Hoteliers

Recently, I attended the Great Place to Work Conference, a gathering of minds that are committed to strengthening workplace culture. I had the opportunity to connect with professionals from a number of industries, and to participate in a breakout session panel with my colleagues Doug Patrick, Hyatt’s senior vice president of human resources for the Americas, and Jonathan Frolich, Hyatt’s vice president of innovation.

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April 14, 2014
Art & Design

Tying the Community Together Through Art at Grand Hyatt San Francisco

If you know San Francisco, you know the locals are true “locavores.” And the team at Grand Hyatt San Francisco is no exception! They are committed to showing guests all the best of the City by the Bay. Most recently, art has taken center stage at the hotel, and the focus of course is local, local, local!

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