CHICAGO (March 13, 2018) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the opening of Hyatt Place Macaé, a smartly designed, high-tech and contemporary #hotel in the Brazilian state of #riodejaneiro. Hyatt Place Macaé is the first ocean-front Hyatt Place #hotel in Latin America and the second Hyatt Place #hotel in Brazil, joining Hyatt Place São José do Rio Preto, which opened in November 2016. The #hotel is part of a larger master development agreement between Hyatt affiliates and Elandis to develop a total of nine Hyatt Place hotels across Brazil.
“We’re delighted to expand the Hyatt Place brand into Macaé and are sure that both business and leisure travelers will appreciate the innovative service concept and modern design offered by #hyattplacemacae,” said #lucianojulio, regional director of operations in Latin America, Hyatt Place and Hyatt House. “This opening will mark the fourth Hyatt property in the country and the Hyatt Place brand’s second #hotel in Brazil, which strengthens Hyatt’s position in both primary and secondary cities within the country.”
The Hyatt Place brand is rooted in extensive consumer insights indicating that guests seek stylish, comfortable, seamless experiences that accommodate guests’ lifestyles and familiar routines. Centrally located in the Cavaleiros neighborhood, #hyattplacemacae offers casual #hospitality and purposeful service featuring:
Elandis led the design, planning and construction of the property with Hyatt employing more than 40 associates to manage and operate the #hotel.
“We are excited to see this #hotel becoming a reality under our joint venture with Hyatt and looking forward to see Macaé grow as a business and leisure tourism destination,” said Alexandros Kallantzis, Head of Brazil, Elandis. “We are proud of having successfully delivered the project on schedule and on budget.”
Located 110 miles northeast of #riodejaneiro, Macaé is known as the “National Petroleum Capital” of Brazil and maintains a robust offshore oil industry that brings executives from around the country and globe to the city for business purposes. The city also recently received an ‘A’ ratingby Brazil’s Minister of Tourism (MTur), placing it amongst the top-rated cities for tourism in the country. The thoughtful service offered at #hyattplacemacae will provide both business and leisure travelers with an optimal choice while visiting the city.
Hyatt is currently represented in Brazil by two full-service luxury hotels Grand Hyatt São Paulo (466 rooms), Grand Hyatt Rio de Janeiro (436 rooms) and now by two select service hotels, including Hyatt Place São José do Rio Preto (152 rooms) and Hyatt Place Macaé (141 rooms).
For more information, please visit www.hyattplacemacae.com.
The term “Hyatt” is used in the release for convenience to refer to #hyatthotelscorporation and/or one or more of its affiliates.
About Hyatt Place
Hyatt Place, a brand of #hyatthotelscorporation, combines style, innovation and 24/7 convenience to create a seamless stay with modern comforts. There are more than 300 Hyatt Place locations in Australia, Armenia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Honduras, India, Mexico, Morocco, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Thailand, The Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States. For more information, please visit hyattplace.com. Join the conversation on Facebook and Instagram, and tag photos with #HyattPlace and #WhySettle.
Elandis (www.elandis.com) is an international #hospitality and real estate ownership, development and property management company owned by the Libra Group (www.libra.com). Elandis, with offices in Miami, São Paulo, Buenos Aires, Panama City and Madrid, focuses on the multi-family residential, commercial and #hospitality sectors.
About #hyatthotels Corporation
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global #hospitality company with a portfolio of 14 premier brands. As of December 31, 2017, the Company's portfolio included more than 700 properties in more than 50 countries across six continents. 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 attract and retain top colleagues, build relationships with guests and create value for shareholders. The Company's subsidiaries develop, own, operate, manage, franchise, license or provide services to hotels, resorts, branded residences, vacation ownership properties, and fitness and spa locations, 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™, Hyatt Residence Club® and exhale® brand names. For more information about Hyatt Hotels Corporation, please visit www.hyatt.com.
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