Hyatt Place Santiago/Vitacura Opens In Chile
The opening marks the first Hyatt Place hotel in Chile and on the South American continent
As Chile continues to cement its rank of being one of the best places to do business in Latin America, backed by its 2013 designation as such by The World Bank, the country is an important business and leisure market for Hyatt. The opening of Hyatt Place Santiago/Vitacura is an important step in Hyatt's growth in strategic gateway and regional markets throughout Latin America.
"Hyatt's history in Chile spans more than 20 years, beginning when Grand Hyatt Santiago welcomed its first guests," said Myles McGourty, senior vice president of operations, Latin America & Caribbean for Hyatt. "Hyatt Place Santiago/Vitacura brings one of the newest brands in Hyatt's portfolio to Chile, and we look forward to sharing its unique approach to service with a new segment of travelers looking for approachable style and design. It is an exciting time to be growing in Chile."
Andreas Nauheimer, Director of HPV S.A., stated, "We are excited to work once again with Hyatt and bring a new hotel to life in Santiago. Hyatt Place Santiago/Vitacura offers an innovative service concept and a modern design that we believe will be very successful in Santiago."
About Hyatt Place Santiago/Vitacura
Hyatt Place Santiago/Vitacura is an upscale, select service hotel designed for multi-tasking travelers. The hotel is located in the upscale Santiago neighborhood of Vitacura, conveniently located 20 minutes from Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport on Americo Vespucio Avenue.
Business travelers will find the hotel located within minutes of Santiago's three main business districts: Nueva Las Condes, El Golf, Providencia and Ciudad Empresarial. Travelers of all kinds can find local attractions within close proximity such as the Museum of Fashion, Historic Quarter, Municipal Theater, Fine Arts Museum, and San Cristobal Hill. Hyatt Place Santiago/Vitacura is within walking distance to Alonso de Cordova Avenue shopping, as well as Parque Arauco Shopping Mall, which offers an array of restaurants, shopping and entertainment options.
Hyatt Place Santiago/Vitacura offers guests:
- 160 roomy rooms, including 20 suites, with mountain or city views
- All guestrooms feature a swiveling 46-inch HDTV, the plush Hyatt Grand Bed, a Cozy Corner sectional sofa-sleeper and Hyatt Plug Panel media center for connecting a laptop or media device to the TV
- Free Wi-Fi everywhere
- Free hot buffet breakfast for guests with a stay
- 24/7 Gallery Menu & Market, which includes an all-day-dining restaurant, freshly prepared entrees and appetizers available around-the-clock, plus on-the-go salads, sandwiches, sweets and bottled beverages
- A Coffee to Cocktails Bar, offering a wide range of specialty coffees, espresso, premium beer and wines
- Five meeting rooms with more than 3,300 square feet of flexible meeting space with unique food & beverage options, audiovisual equipment and more
- 24-hour StayFit Gym
- Indoor heated pool
- Public computers available around the clock and free wireless printers that can be used from anywhere in the hotel
"Santiago is a culturally rich city that provides a unique business and leisure environment for its visitors," said Sergio Ortiz, general manager, Hyatt Place Santiago/Vitacura. "Opening the first Hyatt Place hotel in South America is a distinct honor. We are proud to be a new option for loyal Hyatt guests and are eager to introduce the brand and its unique offerings to Chileans and international travelers."
Hyatt Place Santiago/Vitacura Leadership
Hyatt Place Santiago/Vitacura is under the leadership of General Manager Sergio Ortiz and Director of Sales Maria Paz Vacarezza. In his role, Mr. Ortiz is directly responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the hotel, including overseeing the hotel's more than 50 associates and ensuring guests encounter the purposeful service for which Hyatt Place is known. Ms. Vacarezza is responsible for providing sales service and support to travelers and meeting planners frequenting the Santiago/Vitacura area.
For Hyatt Place Santiago/Vitacura information in English and Spanish, or to make a reservation, please visit www.santiagovitacura.place.hyatt.com.
The term "Hyatt" is used in this release for convenience to refer to Hyatt Hotels Corporation and/or one or more of its affiliates.
About Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 12 premier brands and 679 properties in 54 countries, as of September 30, 2016. The Company's purpose to care for people so they can be their best informs its business decisions and growth strategy and is intended to create value for shareholders, build relationships with guests and attract the best colleagues in the industry. The Company's subsidiaries develop, own, operate, manage, franchise, license or provide services to hotels, resorts, branded residences and vacation ownership properties, including under the Park Hyatt®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt®, Andaz®, Hyatt Centric®, The Unbound Collection by Hyatt™, Hyatt Place®, Hyatt House®, Hyatt Ziva™, Hyatt Zilara™ and Hyatt Residence Club® brand names and have locations on six continents. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.