CHICAGO (September 29, 2011) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today the opening of Hyatt Regency Jinan in the capital city of Shandong province, introducing the Hyatt Regency brand to the booming Jinan city.
Hyatt Regency Jinan occupies a landmark 28-storey tower adjacent to the Wanda Plaza retail hub, Wanda Office Tower and Luxury Residences in the center of the city. The hotel is in close proximity to train stations and the airport, as well as some of Jinan’s most well-known tourist attractions, including Baotu Spring, Daming Lake and Thousand Buddha Mountain.
Hyatt Regency Jinan offers 343 spacious guestrooms, including 38 suites, created in a contemporary style with unique, localized design elements and high-tech modern amenities. Rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows, with views over Daming Lake, the surrounding mountains or downtown Jinan.
In addition, the hotel features four world-class dining venues: Lobby Bar, a lobby lounge; Market Café, an all-day dining buffet restaurant with show kitchens; Su Yuan, an American-style coffee shop; and Jinan Palace, the hotel’s signature Chinese restaurant serving Shandongnese and Cantonese cuisines.
The hotel offers two dedicated floors of sophisticated meeting and event venues, including a more than 13,000 sq ft (1,300 sq m) pillar-less ballroom that can accommodate 1,200 people for receptions and nine additional venues accommocating 15 to 130 people, all with events teams on hand to deliver creative programming and seamless service. Leisure facilities include a fitness center, a luxury day spa by Hyatt, and a 32-meter indoor swimming pool.
Known as the City of Springs because of the natural artesian springs dotted across the landscape, Jinan is Shandong’s provincial capital and a thriving commercial hub at the intersection of cross-China transport and trading routes.
About Hyatt Regency
Hyatt Regency hotels are conveniently located in urban, suburban, airport, convention and resort destinations around the world. Properties range in size to more than 2,000 rooms, feature intimate and large meeting spaces, and offer a full range of services and dining options tailored to serve the needs of conventions, business travelers or resort vacationers. Hyatt Regency enables all guests – whether they are traveling to work, unwind or gather in celebration – to feel productive and revitalized.
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 Summerfield Suites® brand names and have locations on six continents. Hyatt Summerfield Suitesis being rebranded as Hyatt HouseTM. 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 June 30, 2011, the Company’s worldwide portfolio consisted of 456 properties in 44 countries. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.