When Jay Pritzker bought the Hyatt House motel in 1957, it was just next to LAX. This was the beginning of what would become Hyatt. Jay Pritzker and his brother Donald Pritzker, with the help of other business interests belonging to the Pritzker family, expanded the company over the next decade and became a North American management and hotel owning enterprise that went public in 1962.
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Established in 1968, Hyatt International is now a publicly traded company in its own right.Hyatt Hotels Corporation is the successor to Hyatt Corporation and Hyatt International Corporation, which were merged into a single corporation by the Pritzker family’s commercial holdings on December 31, 2004.Hyatt has made history by agreeing to pursue STARTM accreditation from the Global Bio risk Advisory Council® (GBAC). In addition to Hyatt’s already stringent safety and cleaning measures, the GBAC STAR accreditation is a pillar of the company’s Global Care & cleaning Commitment.
Jay Pritzker purchases the Hyatt House, a modest airport motel.
The original Hyatt Regency hotel opened in Atlanta in 1967. Hyatt has established itself as the industry standard thanks to its stunning 22-story atrium lobby and innovative design, which have inspired a number of competitors.
The first international Hyatt hotel opened in 1969 at the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong.
Hyatt, ever one step ahead in customer service technology, has opened a new central bookings office in Omaha, Nebraska, complete with a toll-free 800 number.
In 1980, Hyatt expanded its portfolio by adding the Grand Hyatt New York and the Park Hyatt Chicago.
In 1987, Hyatt introduced its loyalty programme, Hyatt Gold Passport.
The opening of Hyatt Sunset Harbour in Key West, Florida, in 1995 marked Hyatt’s entry into the timeshare business.
In 2006, the first Hyatt Place hotel opened in the Chicago suburb of Lombard. Similarly, Hyatt buys Summerfield Suites to enter the long-term-stay industry.
In 2007, the fashionable Andaz label made its first appearance on London’s Liverpool Street.
The Hyatt hotel chain went public on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) with the symbol “H” in 2009.
Hyatt Thrive, the company’s worldwide CSR initiative, was introduced that same year.The former Hyatt Summerfield Suites changed its name to Hyatt House in 2012.
2013 saw the introduction of Hyatt’s Ziva and Zilara all-inclusive resort brands in Mexico, marking the company’s entry into a lucrative new market. Dubai Job Openings With its first hotel opening in Chicago in 2015, the Hyatt Centric brand aims to provide cosmopolitan travellers with easy access to stylish lodgings in the heart of major cities. Hyatt adds a 12th brand to its portfolio in 2016 with The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, giving visitors access to previously unavailable options.
The revamped World of Hyatt loyalty programme will debut on March 1 with the goal of increasing participation among Hyatt’s most dedicated customers.
In line with its mission, Hyatt has acquired the wellness company Miraval.
The newly formed World of Hyatt Credit Card, which features a fitness category for Bonus Points, is now available to cardholders.
Hyatt has finalised its purchase of Two Roads Hospitality, increasing its portfolio of hotel and resort brands to include Alila, Destination by Hyatt, JdV by Hyatt, and Thompson Hotels. (More UAE jobs APPLY NOW)
Hyatt has announced the launch of two new hotel brands: the lifestyle brand Caption by Hyatt, which aims to foster meaningful connections between guests, and the joint venture brand UrCove with BTG Homeinns Hotels Group, which aims to serve the increasing upper-middle class market of frequent business travellers in China.
New partnerships with American Airlines and Lindblad Expeditions, as well as a reimagined mobile app, are just a few examples of how World of Hyatt is always improving and expanding.
On January 15, 2020, Hyatt and Headspace, a pioneer in the field of mindfulness and meditation, announced a new worldwide wellness partnership. Meditation and other sleep-inducing practises are available to members via the World of Hyatt app and in-room at certain Hyatt properties.
On November 2, 2021, Hyatt announced that it has acquired Apple Leisure Group (ALG), a premier provider of premium resort-management services, travelling, and hospitality that operates more than a hundred hotels and resorts under the AMRTM Collection in ten different countries.