News for the Hospitality Executive
OTO Development Opens the 122-room Hyatt Place
in Garden City, New York
GARDEN CITY, N.Y. - January 12, 2010 - Hyatt and OTO Development, LLC, today announce a major milestone for the Hyatt Place brand: the first Hyatt Place hotel on Long Island and the first newly built New York City-area Hyatt Place hotel will open on Thursday, January 14.
“We regularly hear from travelers across the country that the Hyatt Place environment is what they are looking for in a hotel and we are confident travelers to Garden City will agree.”
“Hyatt Place Garden City will be the city’s first hotel to open since 2006. Given that the city has 10 million square feet of office space and 12 million square feet of retail space, we are certain business and leisure travelers will find that Hyatt Place Garden City offers the service and amenities they need, including free Wi-Fi access, spacious guestrooms and 24/7 food availability,” said Corry Oakes, CEO and president, OTO Development, LLC.
Hyatt Place Garden City offers:
Hyatt Place hotels are specially designed to accommodate today’s 24/7 lifestyle, offering amenities such as complimentary Wi-Fi access, large lobby space, a StayFit@Hyatt fitness center, a coffee and wine bar serving Starbucks® specialty coffees and premium wine and beer, and the Grab ‘n Go case stocked with freshly made sandwiches and salads. The Guest Kitchen offers made to order breakfast, lunch and dinner entrées around the clock, in addition to the complimentary continental breakfast served daily. Specially trained Hosts are on hand to offer assistance with everything from directions to check-in to a freshly made meal.
Spacious guestrooms feature multiple areas to work and relax and include the Cozy Corner™, an eight-foot couch; plush Hyatt Grand Bed™; and ergonomic work center. Every guestroom is also equipped with a state-of-the-art media center that allows electronic devices to plug directly into the 42-inch high definition television, giving guests instant access to the technological amenities they’re accustomed to accessing at home or in the office.
Hyatt Place Garden City is located on Long Island just a short drive from Hofstra University and Nassau Coliseum. For additional convenience, the hotel is also within walking distance to Roosevelt Field Mall, the fifth largest mall in the country.
About OTO Development, LLC
OTO Development, LLC is the latest hospitality company launched by H. Wayne Huizenga and George D. Johnson Jr. The company was established to build premier select-service and extended-stay hotels in certain high-barrier-to-entry U.S. markets. OTO develops the strongest brands offered by Hilton Hotels Corporation, Marriott International, Starwood Hotels and Hyatt Hotels Corporation. The brands of choice for OTO Development include Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn and Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, Homewood Suites, Residence Inn, Courtyard, and Springhill Suites. OTO is pursuing locations in the most attractive hotel investment markets across the country.About Hyatt Place
Hyatt Place brings the authentic hospitality for which Hyatt is known to the upscale select-service category. Inspired by multitasking travelers’ 24/7 lifestyle, Hyatt Place combines stylish design, practical amenities, forward-thinking technology and purposeful service so guests can remain connected and productive while traveling. Hyatt Place is a brand of Hyatt Hotels Corporation that currently offers more than 130 locations throughout the United States. For Hyatt Place information or to make a reservation, call 1-888-HYATT-HP (888-492-8847) or visit www.HyattPlace.com.
About Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Statements in this press release, which are not historical facts, are “forward-looking” statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
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