April 24, 2001 |
Betting on an old-line city in a slowing economy, the owner of the Waterfront Hilton in Huntington Beach said Monday it has started construction next door of a 519-room resort that will be one of Orange County's 10 largest hotels. Robert Mayer Corp., in conjunction with Hyatt Corp., also said it landed permanent financing for what will be called the Hyatt Regency Grand Coast Resort, which will dwarf the 290-room Hilton. Stephen K.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 25, 1997
Managers of the Park Hyatt Los Angeles in Century City traded in their suits and ties for jeans and sweatshirts Monday as they volunteered to paint a Crenshaw district home for children who have been abandoned or neglected by their parents. More then a dozen employees of the Century City hotel painted the interior of the Merry Heart Home, which provides care to children whose parents are abusive or addicted to drugs. The volunteer act was part of the Hyatt Corp.'
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 1, 1992 |
For most of the 175 workers at the Hyatt Wilshire Hotel, 1991 ended with a thud. Before dawn Tuesday, their jobs disappeared as a Korea-based hotel chain opening its first U.S. outlet assumed ownership and management of the 396-room Mid-Wilshire hotel and brought in a virtually new set of employees. The practice, which is legal, is most often used by new management companies that want to cut labor costs by ridding themselves of a unionized work force such as that at the Hyatt Wilshire.
August 20, 1990 |
The Hyatt Corp. announced today it is replacing the 19-year-old logo for its hotels and resorts with an updated symbol designed to project a more stylish image. The new rectangular-shaped logo features the word Hyatt, written in stylized white letters on a deep blue background. A slim red crescent drawn through the letter "A" "symbolizes the sunrise-to-sunset experience of the Hyatt guest," Chicago-based Hyatt said in a statement.
December 6, 1989
On the superficial level I knew the horrors of immigrants here in the U.S. However, the appalling conditions in which so many immigrant workers survive, and are so abused, cheated and demeaned were dramatically portrayed in Sonni Efron's "Mother's Plight Turns a Home Into Sweatshop" (Nov. 27). As if the conditions weren't so horrendous as to have children stripped of their education, the fact that this family has yet to see one cent of their money truly disturbs me.
April 12, 1989 |
Hyatt Corp., the hotel chain renowned for stunning glass atrium lobbies, swank service and pricey rooms, is planning to try its hand at luxury group-housing for retirees. Penny Pritzker, member of the billionaire family that controls Hyatt, said the Classic Residence subsidiary she heads is part of a broader trend by big business to get into the fragmented but potentially lucrative market of residences for retirees. Classic Residence "was a family-generated idea," she said.