MEXICO CITY (May 21, 2012) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced that Hotel Nikko Mexico, located in the heart of the prestigious Polanco district in Mexico City, has officially been rebranded to Hyatt Regency Mexico City.
Strategically located in the center of the most coveted and upscale area of Mexico City, Hyatt Regency Mexico City is steps away from the premier city’s attractions, including the exclusive shopping area of Presidente Masaryk Ave., Chapultepec Park, and the city’s renowned gastronomic scene.
The hotel’s 756 newly renovated guestrooms and suites offer spectacular views of Mexico City’s skyline over Chapultepec Park, Lincoln Park, and the charming streets of Polanco. The well-appointed guestrooms were carefully planned, creating urban retreat for business and leisure travelers seeking an atmosphere of quiet elegance and comfort. All guestrooms feature laptop-sized safes, flat panel televisions, and spacious workstations with dedicated lighting.
Guests at the Regency Club may enjoy exclusive personalized services such as private check-in and checkout, concierge services, continental breakfast, evening cocktails, canapés, and all day tea and coffee service in the Regency Club Lounge.
The hotel’s two signature Japanese restaurants, Benkay and Teppan Grill, offer an exciting journey through Japan’s traditions and flavors. Benkay presents an elegant and sophisticated dining experience, surrounded by architecture and works of art that create a dramatic tranquil setting to enjoy Japan’s finest cuisine, with one of the most complete sake lists in the country. At Teppan Grill, guests can enjoy the chef’s actions with the excitement of live cooking at the table, Teppanyaki-style. A sushi bar, two private rooms and a vast collection of international wines at the impressive wine cellar for special occasions complement the highlights of this authentic restaurant’s offering.
Open daily from 11:00 am, the Lobby Bar offers the ideal space for casual business meetings or pleasant moments of celebration. Located in the pulsing center of the hotel, this elegant lounge-style bar is a great spot to socialize, enjoy cocktails, appetizers, and people watch.
Hyatt Regency Mexico City’s Shelty Bar presents a classic English-style atmosphere to retreat and relax with friends or colleagues at the end of the day. The bar also features live piano music in the evenings and offers a high-resolution screen where guests can enjoy sporting events in an intimate and casual environment.
To enjoy an espresso, a delicate pastry or a special dessert, the hotel also offers a pastry shop, Pasteleria, where guests can find delicious bakery and pastry items, desserts and superb handcrafted chocolate.
With 16 distinct meeting rooms, offering nearly 28,500 square feet of event space, Hyatt Regency Mexico City is the perfect venue for a variety of business and social functions, from board luncheons, wedding ceremonies and executive retreats, the hotel’s professional and experienced staff will ensure that events are successful and memorable.
“In rebranding the hotel as Hyatt Regency Mexico City, we are taking a very popular and highly-rated hotel and adding to its appeal with the Hyatt branding,” said Kurt Straub, general manager, Hyatt Regency Mexico City. “On behalf of all of our associates, we are excited to welcome Hyatt guests from all over the world to the heart of Mexico City and all the unique amenities the hotel has to offer.”
Located only 30 minutes from Benito Juarez International Airport, Hyatt Regency Mexico City sets a new milestone for the company in Mexico. “For years we have searched for opportunities to bring the Hyatt brand back to the city,” said Myles McGourty, senior vice president – Hyatt of Latin America, who is based in Mexico City. “Hyatt Regency Mexico City is an important addition to our portfolio, and we look forward to bringing Hyatt’s authentic hospitality to the people and visitors of the vibrant Mexico City.”
Over the next three years, Hyatt Regency Mexico City will undergo an approximate US$40 million renovation to further improve the hotel’s social areas, including the lobby, meeting areas, fitness center, and spa.
For more information or to book reservations at Hyatt Regency Mexico City, please visit mexicocity.regency.hyatt.com or call +1 800 233 1234.
About Hyatt Regency
Hyatt Regency offers a full range of services and facilities tailored to serve the needs of meeting planners, business travelers and leisure guests. Properties generally range in size from 180 to over 2,000 rooms and are conveniently located in urban, suburban, airport, convention and resort destinations around the world. Hyatt Regency convention hotels feature spacious meeting and conference facilities designed to provide a productive environment. Hyatt Regency hotels in resort locations cater to couples seeking a getaway, families enjoying a vacation together and corporate groups seeking a functional and relaxed atmosphere in which to conduct business and meetings.
About Hyatt Hotels Corporation
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 HouseTM brand names and have locations on six continents. Hyatt House is changing its brand identity from Hyatt Summerfield Suites®. Hyatt Residential Group, Inc., a Hyatt Hotels Corporation subsidiary, develops, operates, markets or licenses Hyatt ResidencesTM and Hyatt Vacation Club®, which is changing its name to Hyatt Residence ClubTM. As of March 31, 2012, the Company's worldwide portfolio consisted of 488 properties in 45 countries. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.
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