Which of Hyatt’s New Properties Excite You Most?

Some rumors stay rumors and some materialize. In the case of Hyatt’s acquisition of Two Roads Hospitality, I’m thrilled the rumor materialized. Bringing Two Roads Hospitality under the World of Hyatt umbrella adds 23 new markets and potentially 85 properties. Any increase in Hyatt’s footprint is a good thing. More opportunities to both redeem and earn Hyatt points are always welcome.

I wasn’t living under a rock yesterday when this news broke, but I was preoccupied with drinking coffee and talking with baristas in one of my favorite cities thereby creating another Bean Around the World post for TWG readers. I’m late to the announcement party, but in this case better late than never.

Even though the integration of these new properties won’t happen until 2019, I’m looking ahead and was actually surprised when I looked at the list of properties being added to the Hyatt portfolio how many I’ve either stayed at, knew about, or would be interested in visiting. I may even have to get my skis out of storage for some of these fun locations!

It will be interesting to watch this unfold, see which properties do become Hyatt properties, how elite benefits will be honored, and the points award charts for some of these unique properties. For me, one major disappointment in this acquisition is that even though Hyatt’s expansion with Small Luxury Hotels increases its scope in Europe, this acquisition does not. Come on Hyatt, show Europe more love!

Do any of the properties Hyatt’s bringing on board through this acquisition peak your interest? Any you’ve already stayed at you’d recommend?

4 thoughts on “Which of Hyatt’s New Properties Excite You Most?

  1. Kelly s

    I am interested to see what happens with destination hotels. We have stayed at Hyatt’s in Hawaii many times but last year we rented. Condo from destination hotels/destination residences. I sure wouldn’t mind earning some points if we stay there again!

  2. Carl

    I’ve enjoyed stays at the Kabuki and Waterfront and received great benefits (free bottles of wine and fantastic upgraded rooms) despite having booked through Orbitz and paid with Orbucks. Although I appreciate Globalist benefits, I’m reminded that some of my best experiences have been at properties where I have no status. Nevertheless, I’d be much more likely to book these and many other Joie de Vivre properties once they’re under the Hyatt umbrella.


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