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Katie Reporto

corporate communications

Katie joined Hyatt’s corporate communications team as an intern this summer. Born and raised in Illinois, she is thrilled to be working in Chicago. As a recent graduate from Northern Illinois University, with a degree in corporate communications, she provides a fresh perspective to the corporate office. Her team supports her love for travel and writing and encourages her creative thinking. Katie looks forward to a great summer with her Hyatt colleagues’, who make everyday a welcoming learning experience!

Hyatt Regency Kolkata

October 1, 2014
Hyatt Thrive

Thrive Thursday: India Swaps Ice for Rice with #RiceBucketChallenge

This summer, the #ALSIceBucketChallenge took over. Everyone from celebrities to business leaders and even Hyatt’s own President and CEO Mark Hoplamazian poured buckets of ice water over their heads in support of the cause. In the end, more than $100 million was raised for the ALS Association.

In India, instead of pouring buckets of ice and water over people’s heads, many have been filling buckets with rice and giving it to locals in need. The #RiceBucketChallenge was created by a journalist from Hyderabad who switched ice for rice, aiming to bring awareness to hunger and help people at the same time.

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September 22, 2014
Hyatt House, Travel Tips

Make Our Neighborhood Yours for a While When You Move Into Hyatt House

As an extended stay brand, our local HYATT house communities often become the neighborhoods that guests move into for five days, a month or even more. That’s why HYATT house colleagues believe when you walk through their doors, you’re no longer a guest… you’re a resident. And we want you to make our neighborhood yours for a while.

So today, the brand’s launching new local guides and an advertising campaign featuring real guests’ Instagram photos to encourage you to do just that.

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August 26, 2014
Hotel Openings & Development, Hyatt Place

Hoosiers Fans Welcome New Hyatt Place Hotel in Bloomington

Bloomington, Indiana  – home of the Indiana University Hoosiers – is now also home to a new Hyatt Place hotel! Hyatt Place Bloomington just opened, and even though it’s the new kid on the block, the hotel is having no problems fitting right in. Located just one block from the Bloomington Convention Center on Kirkwood Avenue, the city’s marque street, and neighboring Indiana University, the hotel captures everything this southern city is all about.

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Masters

August 13, 2014
Food & Beverage, Our People, Park Hyatt

Master the Art of the Éclair

For those of you who didn’t know, Park Hyatt Masters of Food & Wine is a series of sophisticated culinary and beverage experiences hosted seasonally at all Park Hyatt locations. Through engaging and exciting events, residents and guests can interact with award-winning chefs, sommeliers, and specialists and learn how to make unique and delicious gourmet dishes!

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NoMI

August 5, 2014
Food & Beverage, Park Hyatt

Summer Cocktail From One of Food & Wine’s Best Hotel Bars

I’ve lived in the Chicago area my entire life, and I know that Park Hyatt Chicago on Michigan Avenue is one of the city’s most popular and reputable places for both tourists and Chicago natives. So it only makes sense that it was recently featured in Food & Wine magazine’s list of Best Hotel Bars.

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July 24, 2014
Hyatt Thrive, Our People

Thrive Thursday: Beijing Colleagues Launch YUE DU LANG Library for Local School

We love when we can see Hyatt’s purpose of care come to life through the wonderful work done by our hotels around the world in the communities they call home. That’s exactly what this week’s Thrive Thursday is all about — through a collaborative effort and a commitment to care, Hyatt colleagues from Grand Hyatt Beijing and Park Hyatt Beijing came together to make a real difference in their local community. 

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July 10, 2014
Hyatt Thrive, Our People

Thrive Thursday: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words at Hyatt Regency Gurgaon

“Behind every picture, there is always a compelling story,” explained Federico Mantoani, general manager of Hyatt Regency Gurgaon. It is the compelling story behind the picture seen above that won Hyatt Regency Gurgaon the 2014 Global Month of Community Service photo contest that was held for our hotels around the world this past April.

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July 3, 2014
Food & Beverage

Fresh From the Market

Summer here in Chicago means warmer weather and spending as much time outdoors as possible. A summer mindset has put me in the mood to celebrate those Hyatt hotels that host farmers markets. I personally love that markets provide an abundance of delicious and healthy choices in fresh produce. Better yet: there are many unique things found at farmers markets that represent the local culture. When I spoke with our colleagues, here’s what they said are the benefits of their farmers markets for guests, colleagues, and the local community.

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