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Hyatt to Hold Board of Directors Meeting in India

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Wednesday, September 18, 2013 — (Business Wire India) — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced that it will conduct its quarterly board of directors meeting in India this week. The board of directors and Hyatt’s senior leadership team are planning to visit Mumbai and Delhi and their presence will kick off Hyatt’s celebrations marking the company’s 30-year history in India. Hyatt entered India in 1983 with Hyatt Regency Delhi, and over the last 30 years has introduced its Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt, Hyatt, and Hyatt Place brands.

“Every time I visit India, I am struck by how deeply hospitable the people are, so it is always a particular delight for me, as a hotelier, to be here. Since the first Hyatt hotel opened in India 30 years ago, the country has changed significantly. We have seen smaller cities emerge as business centers and a growing middle class gain significant spending power, which is why we are strategically bringing Hyatt’s brands to established cities and emerging metropolitan areas,” said Mark Hoplamazian, Hyatt’s president and chief executive officer.

“As we convene to look to the company’s future in India and around the world, we are proud to have our Board of Directors and executive team here to mark this milestone and deepen our understanding of the challenges India faces and the opportunities it represents.” According to an Owner Survey (The Indian Owner Speaks) conducted by global hospitality research company HVS in 2013, Hyatt stood out as “The Most Preferred International Brand Overall

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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 manage, franchise, own and develop hotels and resorts under the Hyatt®, Park Hyatt®, Andaz®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt Place® and Hyatt House® brand names and have locations on six continents. Hyatt Residential Group, Inc., a Hyatt Hotels Corporation subsidiary, develops, operates, markets or licenses Hyatt ResidencesTM and Hyatt Residence ClubTM. As of June 30, 2013, the Company’s worldwide portfolio consisted of 524 properties in 46 countries.

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Mr. Thomas Pritzker, Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors Hyatt Hotels Corporation during his visit to India to celebrate 30 years of Hyatt Hotels in India at Grand Hyatt Mumbai.
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Mr. Thomas Pritzker, Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors Hyatt Hotels Corporation during his visit to India to celebrate 30 years of Hyatt Hotels in India at Grand Hyatt Mumbai.

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