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Hyatt Thrive

April 23, 2015
Hyatt Thrive

Thrive Thursday: Growing Local & Sustainable with Hydroponics

 

On a tennis court and on top of a waterfall. If, like me, these are two of the last places that you would expect to find fresh produce growing, Hawaii’s Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa and Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa will surprise you.

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April 17, 2015
Andaz, Family Travel, Food & Beverage, Memorable Moments, Our People

Pura Vida: Living The Good Life at Andaz Peninsula Papagayo

There are so many things that I love about my job, one of them being the opportunity to stay at our amazing hotels around the world when I’m on vacation. Whether it be California, Hawaii, Paris, New York, London, Tokyo or the French Riviera, I have definitely made my way to some wonderful hotels throughout my almost five years with the company.

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Hyatt I Lead 2015 Event Volunteer Pep Rally

April 16, 2015
Hyatt Thrive

Strengthening One Community at a Time

At Hyatt, we believe that service extends to the members of the communities in which we operate. This April marks Hyatt’s 5th Annual Month of Global Community Service when our colleagues around the world donate their time to help make their local community thrive.

On Tuesday, April 14, 2015, over 600 Hyatt colleagues from around the U.S. teamed up with four local New Orleans nonprofit organizations, HandsOn New OrleansHike for KaTREEnaFriends of Joe Brown Park and Louisiana National Guard to complete a beautification project at Joe Brown Park in the 9th ward.  This volunteer event happened during National Volunteer Week.

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Francine Turk

April 15, 2015
Art & Design, Hyatt Brands

Art Inspired by Chicago’s Unique History Unveiled at Hyatt Centric The Loop Chicago

Did you know that Chicago Blues music started at the world famous Maxwell Street Market? … Me neither.

That’s just one of the reasons why the artwork of renowned Chicago artist Francine Turk at Hyatt Centric The Loop Chicago is so cool. The two original pieces by Francine are, like much of the hotel’s décor, inspired by Chicago’s unique history.

“Sunday Blues,” the larger of the two paintings, measures more than 13 feet by seven feet and is a vibrant abstract inspired by the spirit of the Maxwell Street Market, which is often celebrated as the birthplace of Chicago Blues music and a melting pot of cultures.

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Around the World

April 10, 2015
Hyatt Leaders, Our People

Words of Inspiration from Around the World: Part Three

To celebrate Women’s History Month, we asked female general managers from around the world to share with us the secrets of their success. Every Friday we have shared with you special insights from a handful of these incredible leaders, with a different theme for each week.

For our final post, we asked the general managers: “What advice would you give to young professionals looking to advance in the hospitality industry?” Read on to discover their sage recommendations, and make sure to share with us your own career advice.

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Month of Community Service

April 9, 2015
Hyatt Brands, Hyatt Thrive

April is Hyatt’s Month of Community Service

April showers bring May flowers and a whole lot of good to our communities! April is Hyatt’s Month of Community Service and this year is particularly special as it marks the fifth anniversary!

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April 8, 2015
Hyatt Leaders, Our People

Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion for All

At Hyatt, we care for people so they can be their best. As such, we support and celebrate diversity and inclusion for all each and every day. It’s what we believe is right.

That’s why we fundamentally oppose legislation that could enable discrimination. We are and will continue to be open to all and for all. I want to reiterate that, as legislative initiatives unfold in the U.S. and elsewhere around the world, we are committed to ensuring that our colleagues and guests feel safe, comfortable and cared for.

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Europe Tomorrow

April 7, 2015
Everything Else

Europe Tomorrow: Supporting Social Innovation

Europe Tomorrow logoEurope Tomorrow, a social innovation project, has now embarked on their tour across Europe to promote social change. We were thrilled to host the project’s launch party last month at Hyatt Regency Paris Étoile. The evening was a great success and provided the initiative’s founders – Boris Marcel, Florian Guillaume and Malo Richard – with the opportunity to describe their shared ambition for the three-year initiative.

The three French entrepreneurs’ goal is to discover and share the best social innovation projects that exist in Europe in order to educate young people and opinion leaders on the social and environmental conditions in Europe. Over the course of the upcoming months, Boris, Florian and Malo will be visiting 21 countries to host over 50 events, collaborating with more than 250 partners from large corporates to business schools and ministries. The events will act as an opportunity for Europe Tomorrow to meet with various social entrepreneurs in a bid to identify interesting social initiatives that could improve everyday life across the likes of housing, energy, mobility, and health. 

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