CHICAGO - January 30, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and Hillgate Properties NV today announced the opening of Hyatt Place Amsterdam Airport – the first Hyatt Place hotel to open in the Netherlands.
The opening of the 330-room property marks a significant milestone for the Hyatt Place brand as it continues to expand outside the United States. New Hyatt Place locations have recently opened in Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, India and Mexico. In Europe, a location opened in Armenia earlier this year.
"We have more than 180 Hyatt Place properties worldwide, but Hyatt Place Amsterdam Airport marks new brand presence in a significant European city," said Peter Fulton, group president – EAME/Southwest Asia, Hyatt Hotels Corporation. "We plan to continue to grow the Hyatt Place brand thoughtfully in key markets around the world, which will allow us to provide more choices to new and loyal guests."
"We look forward to showing our guests the authentic hospitality and service for which Hyatt Place is known," said Stefan Bloemker, general manager, Hyatt Place Amsterdam Airport. "Every aspect of the Hyatt Place experience is designed with today’s traveler in mind. Our business and leisure guests demand high-tech, stylish hotels that cater seamlessly to their 24/7 lifestyles, and that is what Hyatt Place delivers."
Hyatt Place Amsterdam Airport is located in the Hoofddorp area and offers a complimentary shuttle to the adjoining Schiphol Airport. It is also within easy reach of the city center, Amsterdam Congress Centre and The Hague.
The new hotel offers:
Hyatt Place Amsterdam Airport also leads the way in renewable energy. A deep thermal storage system provides heating and cooling for the building. A central pump is connected to a hot and cold water source which supplies either warm water up to 45 degrees Celsius for heating or cold water for cooling the building.
Hyatt Place Amsterdam is under the leadership of General Manager Stefan Bloemker. In his role, Bloemker is directly responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the hotel and ensuring guests encounter the purposeful service for which Hyatt Place is known. Mr. Bloemker also oversees the hotel’s approximately 70 enthusiastic associates.
Launched in 2006, Hyatt Place brings to the upscale select-service category the authentic hospitality for which Hyatt is known. Inspired by multitasking travelers’ 24/7 lifestyle, Hyatt Place combines style with casual hospitality. The brand features spacious guestrooms with the Cozy Corner, free Wi-Fi, the 24/7 Gallery Market and complimentary hot breakfast. Hyatt Place, a brand of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, offers more than 180 locations in the United States, Armenia, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, India, Mexico and the Netherlands. For more information please visit www.amsterdamairport.place.hyatt.com or HyattPlace.com.
HILLGATE Properties is active in real estate development in both the Netherlands and abroad, with projects including office, residential, industrial and hospitality real estate development, working on both new-built projects and redevelopments, in an environmental friendly way.
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®, Hyatt House®, Hyatt ZilaraTM, and Hyatt ZivaTM 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 September 30, 2013, the Company's worldwide portfolio consisted of 535 properties in 47 countries. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.
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