CHICAGO - Hyatt Hotels Corporation ("Hyatt" or the "Company") (NYSE: H) today reported third-quarter 2020 financial results. Net loss attributable to Hyatt was $161 million, or $1.59 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2020, compared to net income attributable to Hyatt of $296 million, or $2.80 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2019. Adjusted net loss attributable to Hyatt was $150 million, or $1.48 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2020, compared to Adjusted net income attributable to Hyatt of $39 million, or $0.37 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2019. Refer to the table on page 13 of the schedules for a summary of special items impacting Adjusted net income (loss) and Adjusted earnings (losses) per diluted share in the three months ended September 30, 2020 and September 30, 2019.
Mark S. Hoplamazian, president and chief executive officer of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, said, "Third quarter results reflect Hyatt's ability to adapt to a continuously changing and uneven demand environment. In the third quarter, we doubled the number of room nights sold compared to the second quarter of 2020. I am exceptionally proud of our hotel teams who gained transient demand market share in the segments and geographies of strongest demand globally as they continue to discover and secure demand from many different sources. I am also very encouraged that we opened 27 new hotels representing over 4,300 new rooms, a record number of hotel openings for any third quarter in our history, while sustaining our pipeline for future growth during this disrupted time."
Third quarter of 2020 highlights as compared to the third quarter of 2019 are as follows:
- Net income (loss) decreased 154.2% to a net loss of $161 million.
- Adjusted EBITDA decreased 129.9% to $(48) million.
- Cash and cash equivalents of $1,778 million.
- Comparable system-wide RevPAR decreased 72.0%.
- Net rooms growth of 6.0%.
- Pipeline of executed management or franchise contracts for approximately 101,000 rooms, an increase of 9.8% compared to the third quarter 2019.
Mr. Hoplamazian continued, "We expect demand to remain uneven over the coming months and believe the ingenuity and resilience of our teams will enable us to continue to win share and deepen our strong relationships with our loyal guests and customers. Furthermore, we believe our strong liquidity position will help to sustain our operations over time and support our long-term growth strategy. During this time, our unwavering commitment to living our purpose to care for our colleagues, guests, owners, and communities around the globe is of paramount importance."
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About Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company guided by its purpose – to care for people so they can be their best. As of December 31, 2021, the Company"s portfolio included more than 1,150 hotel and all-inclusive properties in 70 countries across six continents. The Company's offering includes the Park Hyatt®, Miraval®, Grand Hyatt®, Alila®, Andaz®, The Unbound Collection by Hyatt®, Destination by Hyatt™, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt®, Hyatt Ziva™, Hyatt Zilara™, Thompson Hotels®, Hyatt Centric®, Caption by Hyatt, JdV by Hyatt™, Hyatt House®, Hyatt Place®, UrCove, and Hyatt Residence Club® brands, as well as resort and hotel brands under the AMR™ Collection, including Secrets® Resorts & Spas, Dreams® Resorts & Spas, Breathless Resorts & Spas®, Zoëtry® Wellness & Spa Resorts, Alua Hotels & Resorts®, and Sunscape® Resorts & Spas. Subsidiaries of the Company operate the World of Hyatt® loyalty program, ALG Vacations®, Unlimited Vacation Club®, Amstar DMC destination management services, and Trisept Solutions® technology services. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.