Revamped Hyatt Mobile App Now Includes Integration with Uber
Guest feedback drove new app and mobile site with simplified booking and more visual design
In the more than 100 cities around the world in which Uber operates and Hyatt hotels are located, an Uber button will now appear under the My Reservations section of the Hyatt app from the day of check-in to the end of the stay. It offers guests the option to use available Uber transportation options to go from their current location to their Hyatt hotel and provides an estimated wait time. The Hyatt app also presents available Uber transportation options and the estimated price of the trip for each option. When current Uber users select their choice, the Uber app will open with the destination address automatically preset to their Hyatt hotels' address. First-time Uber users will benefit from a simplified sign up process and an Uber credit. Terms apply.
"We are constantly evolving our online and offline experiences by listening to guests and understanding their needs. Our guests seek seamlessness on the go, and their feedback drove our approach to Hyatt's new mobile offerings," said Ellen Lee, vice president of eCommerce for Hyatt. "The new designs are overall more intuitive, more visual and more functional. The new app integration with Uber is just one way we're taking steps out of the process so guests don't have to open multiple apps to find the hotel information and get there."
This new Uber feature comes on the heels of a newly redesigned Hyatt mobile app as well as a new mobile site, which both continue to offer Hyatt's Best Rate Guarantee. Driven by listening to guest feedback, Hyatt's new iOS and Android app now make it easier to book a stay, offer the ability to book with Hyatt Gold Passport points and provide in-app integration with Apple's Passbook feature.
Hyatt's new mobile site rolled out earlier this year extends the experience in eight languages and adds new functionality, including more intuitive searching, booking with Hyatt Gold Passport points and the discounted My Elite Rate for Platinum and Diamond members, and support for Passbook.
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.