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NEW YORK (August 20, 2018) –– Hyatt Hotels Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Blundell as General Manager of Hyatt Centric Times Square, New York. With over 27 years of hotel expertise, Thomas’ new role at Hyatt Centric’s flagship property sees him responsible for directing the overall day-to-day operations at the 487-room property and ensuring that every guest experiences world-class hospitality.  

Thomas joins Hyatt Centric Times Square from the Hyatt Regency Boston Harbor where he held the position of General Manager (October 2014 - July 2018). Prior to this, Thomas was General Manager at the Hyatt Morristown at Headquarters Plaza (2008 - 2014) and further held roles at the Grand Hyatt New York and Grand Hyatt San Francisco.

On his new role Thomas comments: “I am delighted to join the Hyatt Centric Times Square team and look forward to being an integral part of growing the Centric brand here in New York.”

Hyatt Centric Times Square New York is the launchpad for the millennial-minded explorer into one of the world’s most vibrant cities, curating an intuitive, uncomplicated travel experience. Perfectly situated on West 45th Street between Broadway and 6th Avenue, the hotel provides a central location for business and leisure travelers alike. It comprises of 487 non-smoking guestrooms including 49 suites, T45 Kitchen + Bar, Bar 54 featuring extensive views across Manhattan, Timeless Marilyn Monroe Spa, Stayfit™ Fitness Center and a mix of meeting and event spaces.

About Hyatt Centric

Hyatt Centric is a brand of full-service lifestyle hotels located in prime destinations. Created for millennial-minded travelers who want to be in the middle of the action, Hyatt Centric hotels are thoughtfully designed to enable exploration and discovery. The lobby lounge is a launch pad providing guests with information about the most sought-after food, nightlife and activities the destination has to offer, sourced from a community of “in the know” local explorers. The bar and restaurant are local hot spots where great conversations, locally inspired food and signature cocktails can be enjoyed. Streamlined modern rooms focus on delivering everything guests wants and nothing they don’t, including environmentally conscious bath products, Bluetooth-enabled electronics and restaurant to-go delivery service. A team of associates is always available to aid guests in their discovery of the destination and make the most of their stay. For more information on Hyatt Centric hotels, visit

The term “Hyatt” is used in this release for convenience to refer to Hyatt Hotels Corporation and/or one or more of its affiliates.

Contact: Cara Chapman / +1 631 572 7214

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