Hyatt Celebrates Global Wellness Day 2019 with more than 400 Participating Properties

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    Hyatt hotels and spas proudly showcase their wellbeing offerings,
    designed to positively impact how colleagues, customers, and community
    members feel, fuel and function

    Hotels Corporation
     (NYSE: H) today celebrates Hyatt’s landmarks of
    wellbeing – Feel, Fuel and Function – by educating and encouraging
    colleagues and guests to participate in Global Wellness Day 2019, an
    entirely not-for-profit day dedicated raising awareness around what it
    means to live well in mind and body. More than 400 properties, including
    Hyatt’s Miraval and Exhale brands and the Hyatt’s regional and corporate
    offices, are expected to host health and wellness-related events
    reflecting their specific destination and local communities.

    “At Hyatt, wellbeing is at the core of our DNA,” said Mark Vondrasek,
    chief commercial services officer at Hyatt. “We know that wellbeing is
    increasingly important to our colleagues, guests, and customers, and
    Global Wellness Day provides an opportunity to jointly celebrate our
    focus on wellbeing at a global scale. Today, we’re excited to showcase
    distinct wellbeing experiences and bring our landmarks of wellbeing –
    Feel, Fuel and Function – to life for colleagues and guests at our
    hotels around the world.”

    From Delhi to Chicago and Zurich to Hong Kong, Hyatt corporate offices
    and properties have chosen unique ways to recognize this day. Leading by
    example, Hyatt’s global headquarters will be celebrating Global Wellness
    Day with colleagues by offering a guided yoga and meditation class and a
    healthy breakfast to start the day. Additionally, knowing guests and
    colleagues’ alike put great value in their wellbeing, properties across
    the world were passionate about planning celebrations for Global
    Wellness Day. A few examples include the following:

    Asia-Pacific Region

    • Alila
      Ubud Bali
      : The hotel team will provide healthy meals
      for children using ingredients from the property’s organic garden and
      donating them to the KIM foundation, which helps children with special
      needs. Additionally, guests and villagers from Banjar Bayad are
      invited to celebrate with a Zumba class at their Sculpture Garden.
    • Hyatt
      Place and Hyatt House Yinchuan Dayuecheng
      : This
      dual-branded property in China is promoting a Family Day Photo Contest
      where all colleagues will be asked to enjoy a family dinner at home
      and share photos with colleagues. Additionally, they are hosting a Get
      Up and Step Up Challenge for colleagues, where colleagues will use
      WeChat to count their steps in the morning, promoting efforts to start
      each day with exercise.

    Europe-Middle East-Southwest Asia Region

    • Andaz
      Amsterdam Prinsengracht
      : The property will put on a 5k
      run for both colleagues and guests, offering healthy snacks and
      refreshments at the end of the race. Colleagues will have the option
      to also participate in yoga sessions and a one-hour fitness and food
      consultation from a health professional.
    • Park
      Hyatt Istanbul
      : During the week leading up to Global
      Wellness Day, the hotel invited a popular dietitian to deliver healthy
      eating tips during their wellness event, where colleagues and guests
      enjoyed detox shots and relaxation exercises at the pool.

    The Americas

    • Manchester
      Grand Hyatt San Diego
      : The property will host a
      wellness fair for colleagues, with events that include healthy cooking
      demonstrations, customized stretching exercises, a mandala coloring
      corner and a relaxation room offering chair massages and mini facials.
    • Hyatt
      Regency Lost Pines
      : The Cedar Creek, Texas property
      will provide an ambient quiet room featuring meditative music, yoga
      mats and candles for colleagues and guests, while also distributing
      reusable water bottles, sleep patches, sunscreen and signature
      smoothies in the lobby. Camp Hyatt, the resort’s activity program for
      kids, will also provide a beginner’s yoga class for children, along
      with other wellness activities.
    • The
      Beekman, a Thompson Hotel
      : The New York City property
      will host a colleague walk over the neighboring Brooklyn Bridge, while
      also offering guided mediation and morning yoga.
    • Hyatt
      Centric Waikiki Beach
      : Colleagues at the Hawaiian
      property will join together for a group hike on Diamond Head Volcano.
    • Exhale:
      To bring awareness to their many spa and fitness offerings, all Exhale
      locations will be allowing guests and members to bring a friend for
      free to fitness classes on Global Wellness Day.
    • Miraval
      : Both Miraval Austin and Miraval Arizona will
      be creating a mindful moment for guests at their central gathering
      place, around their custom made Earth Gong. Guests will be invited to
      gather at the Gong at 12pm, where a poem from Thich Nhat Han will be
      recited, allowing guests to tune in, slow down, and take in the
      vibration of the gong. They will also be invited to take turns banging
      the gong and sharing their intentions on how they will take steps
      toward living a healthier, more balanced life, the key purpose of
      Global Wellness Day.

    Follow #globalwellnessday and #GWD2019 to see how participants are
    celebrating Global Wellness Day 2019. And for more information around
    Hyatt’s commitment to wellbeing, please 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.

    About Hyatt Hotels Corporation

    Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global
    hospitality company with a portfolio of 19 premier brands. As of March
    31, 2019, the Company’s portfolio included more than 850 properties in
    over 60 countries across six continents. The Company’s purpose to care
    for people so they can be their best informs its business decisions and
    growth strategy and is intended to attract and retain top colleagues,
    build relationships with guests and create value for shareholders. The
    Company’s subsidiaries develop, own, operate, manage, franchise, license
    or provide services to hotels, resorts, branded residences, vacation
    ownership properties, and fitness and spa locations, including under the Park
    , Miraval®, Grand Hyatt®, Alila®
    , Andaz®, The
    Unbound Collection by Hyatt®
    , Destination®
    , Hyatt®, Hyatt Ziva
    ™, Hyatt
    ™, Thompson Hotels®, Hyatt
    , Hyatt House®, Hyatt Place®, Joie
    de Vivre®
    Residence Club® 
    and Exhale® brand names,
    and operates the World of Hyatt® loyalty program that provides
    distinct benefits and exclusive experiences to its valued members. For
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    Jennifer Rubin
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