CHICAGO – May 12, 2021 – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today the opening of The Walper Hotel in Kitchener, Ontario marking the second JdV by Hyatt hotel in Canada following the opening of The Anndore House last month in Toronto. The 92-room boutique hotel caters to free-spirited guests seeking vibrant and socially inclusive stays – bringing people from all walks of life together.

“We are excited to welcome guests to experience the JdV by Hyatt brand’s heartfelt commitment to inspire playful travel through neighborhood connections in the City of Kitchener,” said Ann Marie Faria, general manager, The Walper Hotel. “The Walper Hotel’s guests will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in our diverse destination while enjoying our eclectic boutique hotel’s joy-driven service.”

The Walper Hotel is a premiere wedding and leisure destination for Waterloo Region and Ontario residents, thanks to its stunning ballroom, stylish restaurant spaces, boutique guest rooms and heartfelt guest experience.

The Walper Hotel also features TWH Social restaurant located at 1 King Street West, Lokal Cocktail Lounge on the second floor of the hotel and The Barrister’s Lounge breakfast room. These outlets feature locally inspired menus by Chef Nicole Hunt and welcome hotel guests and members of the community alike. New in 2021, a fresh set of cultural events and unique collaborative programming curated celebrating the local community are underway.

World of Hyatt members can look forward to rewards and benefits at The Walper Hotel through the World of Hyatt loyalty program. Members who book directly through Hyatt channels can enjoy personalized care and access to distinct benefits including Guest of Honor, confirmed suite upgrades at time of booking, diverse wellbeing offerings, exclusive member rates and much more.

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