Following the publication of Global Traveler magazine’s Tested Reader Survey Awards in the December 2008 issue, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts announced that Park Hyatt hotels was selected as the Best International Hotel Chain in the World for the fifth consecutive year.
“This year, 2008, commemorated the five-year anniversary of Global Traveler’s Tested Reader Survey Awards. Park Hyatt has been awarded the Best International Hotel Chain all five years of the survey’s existence. Not only do our readers continually choose Park Hyatt hotels, but so does the GT staff,” commented Francis X. Gallagher, Global Traveler Publisher and CEO.
For the awards, Global Traveler magazine conducted a survey of its readers for the “best” in categories of business and luxury travel from January 1, 2008 to August 31, 2008. Generating more than 31,457 completed questionnaires, the survey was distributed in the magazine as an insert to subscribers, a direct mail questionnaire, and on the Global Traveler Web site.
About Park Hyatt
Intimate and residential in style, Park Hyatt hotels promise elegant and gracious service on a personal scale, and are further distinguished by prime locations and exceptional interior design. Hyatt Hotels & Resorts and its subsidiaries operate 23 Park Hyatt brand hotels with an additional 10 hotels under development. Current locations include; Baku, Beaver Creek, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Canberra, Chicago, Dubai, Goa, Hamburg, Melbourne, Mendoza, Milan, Moscow, Paris, Philadelphia, Saigon, Seoul, Shanghai, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Washington DC, and Zurich.
About Global Hyatt Corporation
Global Hyatt Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is one of the world’s premier hotel companies. The hotels owned, operated, managed or franchised by its subsidiaries provide authentic hospitality to guests in 45 countries through a passionate commitment to personalized service, cultural relevance, and the environment. Global Hyatt subsidiaries own, operate, manage or franchise more than 365 hotels and resorts worldwide under the Hyatt(R), Hyatt Regency(R), Hyatt Resorts(TM), Grand Hyatt(R), Park Hyatt(R), Hyatt Place(R), Hyatt Summerfield Suites(R) and Andaz(TM) brands with additional properties under development on five continents. Global Hyatt Corporation is also the owner of Hyatt Vacation Ownership, Inc., operator of Hyatt Vacation Club(R). The success of Global Hyatt is driven by the commitment and energy of the thousands of men and women around the world who provide exceptional service to hotel guests. From the U.S. and Canada, reservations for any Hyatt hotel worldwide may be obtained by calling 1-800-233-1234 or visiting www.hyatt.com.