CHICAGO - July 30, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and Grupo Eco today announced the opening of Hyatt Place La Paz in Baja California Sur, Mexico. Hyatt Place La Paz is the second Hyatt Place hotel to open in Mexico and continues Hyatt's growth strategy in the country.
"The opening of this hotel marks the second Hyatt Place in Mexico, and we are delighted to be expanding the brand's presence in Mexico. This hotel opening is a testament to the success and value of the Hyatt Place brand"
"The opening of this hotel marks the second Hyatt Place in Mexico, and we are delighted to be expanding the brand's presence in Mexico. This hotel opening is a testament to the success and value of the Hyatt Place brand," said Myles McGourty, senior vice president, Latin America & Caribbean for Hyatt. "We believe Hyatt Place La Paz will bring a new standard to the area and will provide a perfect mix of style, service and amenities that will exceed guest expectations."
Hyatt Place La Paz opens eight months after the first Hyatt Place hotel, Hyatt Place Los Cabos, opened in Mexico. Hyatt has previously announced additional Hyatt Place hotels in Mexico, including Tijuana, Baja California; and Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche.
The growing appeal of the Hyatt Place brand among business and leisure travelers visiting Latin America and the Caribbean is fueling this growth in the region. Hyatt Place is currently represented in Costa Rica, Chile and Puerto Rico. Previously announced Hyatt Place hotels are under development in Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, and Brazil.
Hyatt Place La Paz is an upscale, select service hotel designed for the multi-tasking traveler. The hotel is situated in the exclusive area of Costa Baja in La Paz, near the Pichilingue Highway, 30 minutes from La Paz International Airport. The Costa Baja neighborhood is rich with nearby activities for guests to enjoy, including a beach on the Gulf of California, the 18-hole Costa Baja Golf Course designed by Gary Player, a 250-slip marina, and a variety of shops and restaurants. The hotel is also in close proximity to La Paz's historic downtown, Todos Santos Magic Town and Espiritu Santo Island, a UNESCO biosphere reserve. Guests to the destination may also enjoy seasonal water activities such as whale watching, surfing, kayaking, sailing, wave runners, jet skiing, and deep-sea fishing, among others.
Hyatt Place La Paz offers guests:
"Hyatt Place La Paz is located in the very desirable area of Costa Baja, and we're looking forward to creating a positive travel experience for each and every guest that walks through our doors," said Francisco Hernandez, general manager, Hyatt Place La Paz. "Hyatt Place was designed for a lifestyle, not a demographic, and as a result, we are confident that everyone from business travelers to beachgoers will appreciate the open, intuitive design, casual atmosphere and practical amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and 24-hour food offerings."
Hyatt Place La Paz is part of Hyatt's loyalty program, Hyatt Gold Passport. Guests can earn Hyatt Gold Passport points and redeem for free night awards at more than 550 Hyatt hotels worldwide.
Hyatt Place La Paz is under the leadership of General Manager Francisco Hernandez and Sales Manager Eduardo Mejia. In his role, Hernandez is directly responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the hotel, including overseeing the hotel's approximately 50 associates and ensuring guests encounter the purposeful service for which Hyatt Place is known. Mejia is responsible for providing sales service and support to travelers and meeting planners frequenting the La Paz area.
For Hyatt Place La Paz information in English and Spanish, or to make a reservation, visit lapaz.place.hyatt.com.
Launched in 2006, the Hyatt Place brand brings to the upscale select service hotel category the authentic hospitality for which Hyatt is known. Inspired by multitasking travelers' 24/7 lifestyle, Hyatt Place hotels combine style with casual hospitality. Featuring spacious guestrooms with the Cozy Corner, free Wi-Fi, the 24/7 Gallery Menu, Coffee to Cocktails Bar, and free hot breakfast with your stay. The Odds & Ends program also has guests covered with items they may have forgot and can buy, borrow or enjoy for free. Specially trained Gallery Hosts are on hand to offer assistance with everything from directions to check-in to a freshly made meal.
Hyatt Place, a brand of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, offers more than 190 locations in the United States, Armenia, China, Costa Rica, India, Mexico, Puerto Rico and the Netherlands. For Hyatt Place information or to make a reservation, call 1-888-HYATT-HP (888-492-8847) or visit www.HyattPlace.com.
The term "Hyatt" is used in this release for convenience to refer to Hyatt Hotels Corporation and/or one or more of its affiliates.
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