CHICAGO - July 18, 2013 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and Concord Hospitality today announce the opening of Hyatt House Raleigh North Hills, marking the brand’s second hotel in the Raleigh area and fourth in North Carolina. The 137-room hotel provides a refreshing new choice for business and leisure travelers looking for the extra space and amenities allowing a space to live, not just stay.
“Our social and contemporary environment will help guests feel connected, welcome, and at home,” said Jason Andrews, general manager, Hyatt House Raleigh North Hills. “Hyatt House is everything the name represents – a welcoming and warm environment that encourages guests to live like residents. We want each and every guest who comes through our doors to feel that they can let their real-life routines roll on, even when they’re on the road.”
Hyatt House Raleigh North Hills provides easy access to dining, movie theaters, and entertainment, including North Carolina Museum of Art and PNC Arena. Additionally, the hotel is seven miles from Raleigh Convention Center, and more than 100 retail stores and boutiques are within walking distance. Situated in North Hills, the hotel is just off the 440 beltline with easy access to downtown Raleigh, Research Triangle Park and Raleigh-Durham International Airport.
“Every signature element at Hyatt House departs from the traditional extended-stay experience to meet the needs of today’s consumers, in particular those frequent travelers looking for a strong community environment,” said Kevin McAteer, vice president of sales and marketing, Concord Hospitality.
Hyatt House Raleigh North Hills is under the leadership of General Manager Jason Andrews and Director of Sales Jennifer Beaulieu. In his role, Andrews is directly responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the hotel, including overseeing the hotel’s 30 associates and ensuring guests encounter the purposeful service for which Hyatt House is known. Beaulieu is responsible for providing sales service and support to travelers and meeting planners frequenting the Atlanta area.
Launched in 2012, Hyatt House was designed to welcome residents rather than guests. Inspired by extensive research of guest experiences, Hyatt House is designed to surprise and delight with services, amenities, upscale spaces and a casual, comfortable environment that will remind guests of home. Residentially inspired studios, one- and two-bedroom suites feature contemporary full kitchens, living space with flat panel HDTVs and bedrooms with a plush bed. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. A complimentary full hot breakfast is served daily as well as a complimentary Evening Social with savory bites, beer and wine. In lieu of the Evening Social, some locations have an H BAR featuring the Sip+Savor menu and full bar. Public spaces include a 24-hour workout room, Guest Market and laundry facilities. A friendly House Host is available to check-in guests, provide directions or help with other needs to help guests feel at home. The brand is committed to helping guests keep their real-life routines rolling while on the road. Hyatt House earned the top spot in the upscale extended stay category in Business Travel News’ 2012 Hotel Chain Survey, based on a survey of corporate travel buyers. Additionally, the brand was named one of the 10 Best Hotel Chains for Families by Parents Magazine. Chosen amongst more than 70 hotels chains, Hyatt House was recognized for its convenient, functional, and family-friendly amenities, with separate parent and child sleeping areas topping the list.
Hyatt House, a brand of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, offers more than 50 locations throughout the United States. To learn more about Hyatt House or to book a reservation, visit http://www.hyatthouse.com or call 866-XS-HYATT (866-974-9288).
Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company, an award-winning hotel management and development company based in Raleigh, N.C., manages more than 90 hotels offering more than 12,600 guest rooms in 22 states and two Canadian provinces. The company operates hotels and resorts under such well-known industry elite brands as Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Starwood, InterContinental Hotels Group, and Choice Hotels, as well as select independent boutique hotels. Formed in 1985, Concord recently was listed as one of the top management companies in the nation by independent sources, and has received some of the industry’s most prestigious honors including Developer of the Year for Marriott, Hyatt and Choice Hotels. Concord also is an eight-time winner of Marriott’s Partnership Circle award and in 2013 was honored to be the recipient of Marriott’s inaugural Spirit to Preserve Award. Concord properties are some of the most awarded hotels in the country, having won nearly 100 top honors in the past two years alone. For more information, visit www.concordhotels.com.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a proud heritage of making guests feel more than welcome. Thousands of members of the Hyatt family strive to make a difference in the lives of the guests they encounter every day by providing authentic hospitality. The Company's subsidiaries manage, franchise, own and develop hotels and resorts under the Hyatt®, Park Hyatt®, Andaz®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt Place® and Hyatt House® brand names and have locations on six continents. Hyatt Residential Group, Inc., a Hyatt Hotels Corporation subsidiary, develops, operates, markets or licenses Hyatt ResidencesTM and Hyatt Residence ClubTM. As of March 31, 2013, the Company's worldwide portfolio consisted of 508 properties in 46 countries. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.
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