October 15, 2014 // Franchising.com // CHICAGO – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and Hotel Equities today announce the opening of Hyatt Place Savannah Airport. The 81-room hotel is conveniently located two miles from the Savannah Hilton Head International Airport and a short distance from historic downtown Savannah.
"We are delighted to bring the Hyatt Place brand to the Savannah area with the opening of Hyatt Place Savannah Airport," said Joe Reardon, vice president of marketing and business development for Hotel Equities. "Hyatt Place was designed for a lifestyle, not a demographic, and as a result, we are confident that everyone from business travelers to family vacationers will appreciate the open, intuitive design, casual atmosphere and practical amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and 24-hour food offerings."
The hotel's prime location also provides guests with easy access to a wide variety of entertainment options, including the national Mighty Eight Air Force Museum, popular with history and military enthusiasts, a movie complex with an IMAX theater and several indoor recreation centers.
"We can't wait to welcome guests to the new hotel and show them the authentic hospitality and purposeful service for which Hyatt Place is known," said general manager Kyenna Hamilton. "We're confident that the brand's amenities, coupled with the hotel's close proximity to the airport and entertainment venues, is exactly what our guests are seeking."
Hyatt Place Savannah Airport offers:
"As a major port, distribution center and tourist destination, Savannah is growing and the Hyatt Place brand is a great fit for the area," said Reardon. "Hotel Equities is excited to extend our portfolio on the Georgia coast and work with another great hotel ownership group. Hyatt Place brings together a perfect mix of style, service and amenities that will exceed the expectations of our guests."
Hyatt Place Savannah Airport is under the leadership of General Manager Kyenna Hamilton. In her role, Hamilton is directly responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the hotel, including overseeing the hotel's associates and ensuring guests encounter the purposeful service for which Hyatt Place is known. Collins is responsible for providing sales service and support to travelers and meeting planners frequenting the Savannah area.
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 200 locations in the United States, Armenia, China, Costa Rica, India, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Netherlands, and United Arab Emirates. 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.
Hotel Equities (HE) is an Atlanta-based full-scale hotel management, development and consulting firm. Frederick W. Cerrone, CHA, serves as Chairman and CEO. Brad Rahinsky serves as President and COO. HE owns and or manages more than 50 properties in its portfolio. For more information, visit www.hotelequities.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, license, own and develop hotels, resorts, branded residences and vacation ownership properties under the Hyatt®, Park Hyatt®, Andaz®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt Place®, Hyatt House®, Hyatt Zilara™, Hyatt Ziva™, Hyatt Residences® and Hyatt Residence Club® brand names and have locations on six continents. As of June 30, 2014, the Company's worldwide portfolio consisted of 563 properties in 48 countries. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.
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