Printer-friendly versionOpening of the 146-room Hyatt Place hotel marks the brand’s third hotel in the Houston area
CHICAGO (January 14, 2014) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and New Horizons Hospitality today announce the opening of Hyatt Place Houston/The Woodlands, the third Hyatt Place in the Houston area.
“The Woodlands is a fast-growing Houston suburb with a diverse resident and business base, as well as popular restaurants, attractions, and entertainment venues,” said Elias Contreras, general manager, Hyatt Place Houston/The Woodlands. “No matter why guests are visiting the area, we are confident the Hyatt Place Houston/The Woodlands will exceed their expectations and provide them with everything they need for their multitasking lifestyles while they are away from home.”
The Woodlands is home to the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, Woodlands Mall, Market Street, Woodlands Waterway, as well as several corporate campuses.
Hyatt Place Houston/The Woodlands offers:
146 roomy rooms, all of which feature a swiveling 46-inch HDTV, the plush Hyatt Grand Bed® and Cozy Corner sectional sofa
Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel
Complimentary a.m. Kitchen Skillet TM breakfast for guests, 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 6,100 square feet of flexible, high-tech meeting and function space
24/7 Gallery Menu serving made-to-order entrees and appetizers around the clock
24 hour StayFit Gym
A Coffee to Cocktails Bar featuring specialty coffees and premium beers, as well as wines and cocktails
“As The Woodlands continues to grow and thrive economically, we are excited to add to the community’s momentum by teaming up with Hyatt to bring the first Hyatt Place hotel to the area,” said Aly Valiani, vice president, New Horizons Hospitality Inc. “Whether we are welcoming business or leisure travelers, we know that our guests will appreciate the comfortable and functional amenities offered at Hyatt Place Houston/The Woodlands, including free Wi-Fi, made-to-order food around the clock, and the StayFit Gym.”
HYATT PLACE HOUSTON/THE WOODLANDS LEADERSHIP
Hyatt Place Houston/The Woodlands is led by General Manager Elias Contreras and Director of Sales Danny Villarreal. In his role, Contreras is directly responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the hotel, including overseeing the hotel’s 40 associates and ensuring that guests receive the authentic hospitality experience for which Hyatt Place is known. Villarreal is responsible for providing sales service and support to guests and meeting planners frequenting The Woodlands community.
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. Roomy rooms feature multiple areas to work and relax, and include the in-room Cozy Corner; plush Hyatt Grand Bed®; and separate work space. Guests can also enjoy free Wi-Fi and remote printing throughout the hotel, 24-hour StayFit Gym, Coffee to Cocktails Bar offering beverages made with specialty coffees and a variety of premium beers, wine and cocktails, and a Grab ‘n Go case stocked with freshly made sandwiches and salads. The 24/7 Gallery Menu offers freshly prepared meals any time day or night, in addition to the complimentary a.m. Kitchen SkilletTM served daily for guests, featuring hot breakfast items, fresh fruit and more. 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 180 locations in the United States, Armenia, Costa Rica, India and Puerto Rico. For Hyatt Place information or to make a reservation, call 1-888-HYATT-HP (888-492-8847) or visit www.HyattPlace.com.
ABOUT NEW HORIZONS HOSPITALITY
The goal of New Horizons Hospitality, Inc. is to be a premier developer and operator of upscale, flagship hotels. New Horizons currently owns and manages three highly successful hotels in Houston, Texas and is in the design phase for a flagship extended-stay hotel. Mr. Taufiq Valiani has been in the lodging industry as an owner and operator since 1996, and he brings his valuable experience to the company. New Horizons is a hotel management company founded in 2006 by Taufiq & Aly Valiani.
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®, Hyatt House®, Hyatt ZilaraTM, and Hyatt ZivaTM 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.