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Hyatt City of Dreams Manila Debuts
2/2/2015
HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hyatt Hotels & Resorts announced today the official opening of Hyatt City of
Dreams Manila.
Located three kilometres from Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Hyatt City of Dreams Manila is a five-minute
drive from SM Mall of Asia and the SMX Convention Center, and a ten-minute drive from the World Trade Center
and Philippine International Convention Center, making it an ideal base for both leisure and business travelers.
“We are delighted to bring this brand to the Asia Pacific region and be part of City of Dreams Manila. This hotel will
be featuring an array of entertainment and attractions,” said David Udell, group president, Asia Pacific, Hyatt. “The
hotel will welcome guests from all over the world who are looking for a world-class experience with Hyatt’s
authentic services in this business and leisure destination.”
Spread over two gleaming towers, Hyatt City of Dreams Manila was created by award-winning architects Asya
Design, with interiors by Arlen P. De Guzman Design Associates. It houses 365 modern rooms with floor-to-ceiling
windows where guests can recharge and kick back when they are not busy exploring the city.
Ranging in size from 36 to 85 square metres (377 to 915 square feet), the contemporary guestrooms are designed
with a focus on efficiency and simplicity. In the living space, guests will find a fully functioning work space with an
ergonomic desk chair, a 47 inch LED HDTV with an interactive interface, an iPod docking station, and a safe large
enough to accommodate a laptop – all of which augment the guest experience at the hotel.
Meanwhile, guests staying in any of the 45 Club rooms within Hyatt City of Dreams Manila are welcome to visit the
Club Lounge on Level 7 of Tower II. In this tranquil, comfortable space, Club guests can enjoy a host of exclusive,
complimentary services including personalized, seated check-in and check-out, breakfast, drinks and light snacks
throughout the day, and canapés and pre-dinner cocktails.
“The whole Hyatt City of Dreams Manila team is excited to open our doors to guests,” said General Manager
Stephen Radcliffe. “We are looking forward to introducing this witty, charming and inviting brand to Southeast. With
our comfortable rooms, bustling dining venues, great facilities and access to all that is on offer at City of Dreams
Manila—not to mention the capital itself—we are confident our guests are going to have a delightful stay with us.”
Drinking and Dining
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Hyatt City of Dreams Manila features two dining venues where guests can enjoy fresh, authentic local and
international cuisine.
Past a circular reception beneath a striking spiral chandelier, The Café is the main dining space at Hyatt City of
Dreams Manila and offers a range of seating options, from cozy circular booths to private and semi-private rooms
to standalone tables in the heart of all the action. Open 24 hours, The Café is an interactive show-kitchen
restaurant, where live culinary theater is performed by experienced chefs at vibrant cooking and buffet stations,
with hot dishes prepared à la minute to ensure freshness and optimum flavor. Each of the counters—Italian, Grill
and Griddle, Asian, Deli, Comfort Food & Favorites, and Pastry—showcase a different culinary production.
For guests looking for a drink and light snack, the Lounge is a comfortable, stylish spot to meet friends and
colleagues, or simply relax and unwind throughout the day. Whether settled into a plush chair or people-watching
at the bar, guests can enjoy well-crafted cocktails, premium wine, as well as an international snack and tapas menu
in the evening. For those looking to mix business with pleasure, a business center with office services is also
available.
Activities
When not enjoying their room, there is plenty for guests to explore at Hyatt City of Dreams Manila. Guests can take
a dip in the outdoor lap pool or work out at the Fitness Center, equipped with the latest Life Fitness treadmills,
bikes, steppers and weights. Alternatively, they can spruce up for an important meeting or special occasion in the
Salon in the capable hands of some of the best hair stylists, make-up artists and nail technicians in the capital.
City of Dreams Manila
The hotel is ideally located within City of Dreams Manila, the pinnacle of entertainment in the Philippines. The focal
point at City of Dreams Manila is the Fortune Egg—a golden dome-like structure, accented by dramatic lighting and
anticipated to become a gleaming landmark of the Manila Bay area. Within the dome will be two nightclubs by
preeminent nightclub operator Michael Van Cleef Ault who has created dozens of clubs in the hottest cities
worldwide, including New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Aspen, Sao Paulo, Monte Carlo and London.
For families, DreamPlay is the world’s first family entertainment center from Hollywood studio DreamWorks
Animation, introducing education-based, interactive entertainment inspired by the mantra of learning through play.
Spread over 2,400 square metres (25,834 square feet), DreamPlay is an exciting, integrated blend of live and digital
play spaces, featuring DreamWorks’ beloved characters and includes a 165-seater café; a store; and three themed
party rooms.
In addition, City of Dreams Manila houses a ballroom with capacity to seat 500 guests, a multi-level car park, a live
performance central lounge, a variety of upscale retailers, and large selections of bars and dining venues ranging
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from casual eateries to premium fine-dining establishments.
Event Spaces
For event organizers, City of Dreams Manila features a dramatic ballroom available for stylish weddings, gala
dinners, product launches and corporate events. Supported by a generously sized pre-function area for breakouts
and pre-dinner cocktails, plus a banqueting kitchen equipped for Filipino, Chinese and Western menus, the
ballroom can cater up to 500 seated guests.
An events room with the capacity to seat 24 guests is also available for smaller gatherings and company meetings.
Both venues are equipped with the latest audio-visual equipment, and a professional team is on hand to ensure
every event is a successful and memorable one.
Opening Offer for Hyatt Gold Passport Members
To celebrate the grand opening of Hyatt City of Dreams Manila, Hyatt Gold Passport members will be awarded
2,000 Hyatt Gold Passport bonus points for Hyatt Daily Rate bookings, with a minimum three-night length of stay,
from February 1, 2015 to March 31, 2015 (offer code: GPCITY). For more details, visit goldpassport.com or
cityofdreamsmanila.hyatt.com .
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
Hyatt hotels are smaller-sized properties conveniently located in diverse business and leisure areas. Hyatt hotels
offer guests the opportunity to experience authentic hospitality in a vibrant environment. Customers include
individual business and leisure travelers, and Hyatt hotels can accommodate smaller scale business meetings and
social gatherings.
About City of Dreams Manila
City of Dreams Manila, opening in February 2015, will mark the formal entry of Melco Crown Entertainment into the
fast-growing and dynamic tourism industry in the Philippines. The new integrated casino resort at Entertainment
City, Manila Bay, Manila, is being developed and will be operated by Melco Crown Philippines in alliance with SM
Group’s Belle Corporation.
The dynamic and innovative resort complex, located on an approximately 6.2-hectare site at the gateway to
Entertainment City, will include the ultimate in entertainment, hotel, retail and dining and lifestyle experiences with
aggregated gaming space, including VIP and mass-market gaming facilities with up to approximately 380 gaming
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tables, 1,700 slot machines and 1,700 electronic table games upon opening.
The integrated resort will feature three distinctive entertainment venues, including Manila’s first branded Family
Entertainment Center, a live performance central lounge inside the casino and a night club situated at the Fortune
Egg, an architecturally-unique dome-like structure, which will be accented with creative exterior lighting design. It is
expected to become an iconic landmark of the Manila Bay area.
City of Dreams Manila is destined to deliver an unparalleled entertainment and hospitality experience to the
Philippines and will ultimately play a key role in strengthening the depth and diversity of Manila’s leisure, business
and tourism offering, enhancing its growing position as one of Asia’s premier leisure destinations. It is being
developed to specifically meet the needs of the large, rapidly growing and increasingly diverse audience of leisure
and entertainment seekers both in the Philippines and those visiting Manila from across the Asia region and around
the world.
About Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a proud heritage
of making guests feel more than welcome. Thousands of members of the Hyatt family strive to make a difference in
the lives of the guests they encounter every day by providing authentic hospitality. The Company’s subsidiaries
develop, own, operate, manage, franchise, license or provide services to hotels, resorts, branded residences and
vacation ownership properties, including under the Hyatt®, Park Hyatt®, Andaz®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®,
Hyatt Place®, Hyatt House®, Hyatt Zilara™, Hyatt Ziva™, Hyatt Residences® and Hyatt Residence Club® brand
names and have locations on six continents. As of September 30, 2014, the Company's worldwide portfolio
consisted of 573 properties in 48 countries. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.
Forward-Looking Statements
Forward-Looking 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. Our actual results, performance or
achievements may differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. In some
cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by the use of words such as “may,” “could,” “expect,” “intend,”
“plan,” “seek,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “predict,” “potential,” “continue,” “likely,” “will,” “would” and
variations of these terms and similar expressions, or the negative of these terms or similar expressions. Such
forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon estimates and assumptions that, while considered
reasonable by us and our management, are inherently uncertain. Factors that may cause actual results to differ
materially from current expectations include, among others, the rate and pace of economic recovery following
economic downturns; levels of spending in business and leisure segments as well as consumer confidence; declines
in occupancy and average daily rate; if our third-party owners, franchisees or development partners are unable to
access the capital necessary to fund current operations or implement our plans for growth; changes in the
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competitive environment in our industry and the markets where we operate; our ability to access the capital
markets; and other risks discussed in the Company's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission,
including our Annual Report on Form 10-K, which filings are available from the SEC. We caution you not to place
undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, which are made as of the date of this press release. We
undertake no obligation to update publicly any of these forward-looking statements to reflect actual results, new
information or future events, changes in assumptions or changes in other factors affecting forward-looking
statements, except to the extent required by applicable laws. If we update one or more forward-looking statements,
no inference should be drawn that we will make additional updates with respect to those or other forward-looking
statements.
Contacts
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts – Asia Pacific
Karen Chung
+852 2768 1271
karen.chung@hyatt.com
or
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts – Corporate
Kanakara Markar
+1 312 780 5579
kanakara.markar@hyatt.com
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