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 David Horowitz Named General Manager for the
New Hyatt Regency Century Plaza
Horowitz to oversee immediate reposition; includes multi-million dollar renovation
CENTURY CITY, CA (MARCH 27, 2006) – David Horowitz has been appointed General Manager for the new Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Century City, California. Horowitz is responsible for the management, operations and marketing of the 728-room landmark hotel, which begins a multi-million dollar renovation project this spring. Horowitz’s appointment was announced by Hyatt Hotels Corporation. 
Formerly General Manager of the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia, Horowitz began his career in the food and beverage division of the Hyatt Regency Washington. During his 23-year career with Hyatt Hotels, Horowitz was promoted to posts throughout the country before becoming General Manager of the Hyatt Regency Westlake Village in Thousand Oaks, California from 1994-1998, and later the General Manager of the Hyatt Regency Irvine in Irvine, California from 1998-2001. 
A nominee for the 2005 Donald Pritzker General Manager of the Year Award, Horowitz serves on the Board of Directors for LA INC, Los Angeles’ Visitor and Convention Bureau, and the Century City Chamber of Commerce. 
Originally from New Jersey, Horowitz, has a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from George Washington University.  He and his wife Beth have a daughter, Madelyn and son, Max.  His hobbies include spending time with his family, traveling and golf.
There are 212 Hyatt hotels and resorts (over 90,000 rooms) in 43 countries around the world, operating under the Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Grand Hyatt® and Park Hyatt® brands. Currently, there are an additional 28 Hyatt hotels and resorts under development, including 10 new hotels in China. Hyatt Corporation (domestic U.S., Canada and Caribbean hotels) and Hyatt International Corporation (international properties) are subsidiaries of Chicago-based Global Hyatt Corporation. Global Hyatt Corporation is also the owner of Hyatt Vacation Ownership, Inc. (timeshare), Hyatt Equities, L.L.C. (hotel ownership), and U.S. Franchise Systems, Inc. (which franchises Hawthorn Suites, Microtel and Best Inns).  In January 2005, Global Hyatt Corporation also added an additional 143 U.S. properties to its growing portfolio with the acquisition of the upscale, limited service AmeriSuites hotel chain. These properties will be renovated and repositioned under the new Hyatt Place select service brand in 2006.  From the U.S. and Canada, reservations for any Hyatt hotel worldwide may be obtained by calling 1-800-233-1234 or logging onto

Erika Garcia-Lavyne
Director of Public Relations
Hyatt Regency Century Plaza
2025 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Also See: Robert L. Wentworth Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing for the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Century City, California / March 2006
Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. Acquiring the 728-room Century Plaza Hotel & Spa in Century City, California for $293.0 million; Will Reposition as Hyatt Regency Century Plaza / August 2005

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