Hyatt Place/Omaha Downtown Old Market Opening Marks First Hyatt-Branded Hotel in Nebraska

159-room Hyatt Place hotel opens in the heart of the Old Market district and expands local Hyatt family

CHICAGO--()--Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announces the opening of Hyatt Place/Omaha Downtown Old Market, the first Hyatt-branded hotel in Nebraska.

The hotel’s 35 new associates join an existing Hyatt family in Omaha of more than 500 associates in the company’s Worldwide Reservation Center, which provides reservation assistance, customer service and sales support for all Hyatt-branded hotels worldwide.

“Omaha is not just a great place to travel for baseball, entrepreneurship, great steak, and more, but it has also been a great home to Hyatt’s reservation center for more than 40 years,” said John Tysdal, general manager, Hyatt Place/Omaha Downtown Old Market. “We look forward to welcoming guests into our family here and showing them the authentic hospitality for which Hyatt Place is known.”

Hyatt Place/Omaha Downtown Old Market is located in the heart of the Old Market district. The hotel is within walking distance to more than 40 restaurants and bars, many unique retail outlets and shops, and countless downtown businesses. Additionally, the hotel is in close proximity to CenturyLink Convention Center, the Holland Performing Arts Center and the Durham Museum.

Hyatt Place/Omaha Downtown Old Market offers:

  • 159 spacious guestrooms, all of which feature a 42-inch HDTV, the plush Hyatt Grand Bed® and a Cozy Corner sectional sofa
  • Free Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel
  • Complimentary a.m. Kitchen Skillet TM with your stay, featuring freshly prepared breakfast sandwiches, a variety of fresh fruits, hot and cold cereal, yogurt, breads, premium coffee and an assortment of juices
  • More than 1600 square feet of flexible, high-tech meeting/function space
  • 24/7 Gallery Menu serving made-to-order entrees and appetizers around the clock
  • Complimentary transportation within five miles (including to/from Eppley Airfield)
  • Enclosed on-site parking facility
  • Indoor swimming pool and fitness center
  • A Coffee to Cocktails Bar featuring specialty coffees and premium beers, as well as wines and cocktails

HYATT PLACE/OMAHA DOWNTOWN OLD MARKET LEADERSHIP

Hyatt Place/Omaha Downtown Old Market is under the leadership of General Manager John Tysdal and Director of Sales Adam Duggins. In his role, Tysdal is directly responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the hotel, including overseeing the hotel’s growing 35 associates and ensuring guests encounter the purposeful service for which Hyatt Place is known. Duggins is responsible for providing sales service and support to travelers and meeting planners frequenting the Omaha area.

ABOUT HYATT PLACE

Launched in 2006, Hyatt Place 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 combines stylish design and practical amenities with forward-thinking technology and purposeful service. Spacious guestrooms feature multiple areas to work and relax, and include the Cozy Corner; plush Hyatt Grand Bed; and ergonomic work center. Every guestroom is also equipped with a state-of-the-art media center that allows electronic devices to plug directly into the 42-inch, high-definition television, giving guests instant access to the technological amenities they’re accustomed to accessing at home or in the office. Hyatt Place hotels also feature complimentary Wi-Fi access, a StayFit@Hyatt fitness center, a coffee and wine bar serving specialty coffees and premium wine and beer, and a Grab ’n Go case stocked with freshly made sandwiches and salads. The 24/7 Gallery Menu offers made-to-order breakfast, lunch and dinner entrées around the clock, in addition to the a.m. Kitchen SkilletTM, a complimentary hot breakfast served daily to guests. Specially trained 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 170 locations in the United States, Costa Rica and India. For Hyatt Place information or to make a reservation, call 1-888-HYATT-HP (888-492-8847) or visit www.HyattPlace.com.

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 House® 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.

Contacts

Hyatt Hotels & Resorts
Stephanie Sheppard, 312-780-5399
Stephanie.sheppard@hyatt.com

The hotel offers 159 spacious guestrooms, all of which feature a 42-inch HDTV, the plush Hyatt Grand Bed(R) and a Cozy Corner sectional sofa. (Photo: Business Wire)

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Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announces the opening of Hyatt Place/Omaha Downtown Old Market, the first Hyatt-branded hotel in Nebraska.

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Hyatt Hotels & Resorts
Stephanie Sheppard, 312-780-5399
Stephanie.sheppard@hyatt.com