Palm Beach, Aruba (June 23, 2009) – Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino is helping families create memorable experiences through new activities tied to authentic local Aruban culture. This is part of the resort’s new and ongoing effort, the “Aruba Story,” which will unfold in four chapters over the next year. Each chapter will highlight unique experiences offered at the resort that are related to different aspects of the island. The first chapter, the “Aruban Family,” offers children new destination-specific Camp Hyatt activities; Coral, the Aruban “Family Ambassador” to share insider family experiences pre-arrival; and a new summer promotion with 30% savings.

CampWatapana
Children ages 3 through 12 can explore nature and experience myriad aspects of Aruba at Hyatt Regency Aruba’s CampHyatt program, Camp Watapana. Recently enhanced through a partnership between Hyatt Hotels & Resorts and National Geographic Kids, the resort’s CampHyatt program offers fun-filled activities to expose kids to the natural and cultural wonders of the fascinating island – under the watchful supervision of trained camp counselors.

Young guests can enjoy a full day of Aruba-focused activities at Camp Watapana, now including lessons in Papiamento, the local Aruban language; Aruba-inspired scavenger hunts across the resort grounds; coconut painting on the resort playground; story time with Aruban tales; nature trail walks and waterslide races; sea shell hunting on the beach and much more.

Aruban Family Ambassador
To help ensure families get the most out of their culturally-inspired stay, guests need only contact Hyatt Regency Aruba’s “Family Ambassador,” Coral, prior to their visit. Coral has lived in Aruba for over 20 years and has an unmatched talent for arranging age-appropriate pursuits for young guests, such as Island tours, snorkeling excursions or the island’s latest offering, “Tom Car” rides. Let Coral assure your children start off on the right foot in their discovery of Aruba – and continue to step lively throughout their stay. Guests can contact Coral at: adventure.concierge@hyatt.com anytime prior to or during their visit, to answer family-related questions or seek out insider experiences.

Hyatt Regency Aruba’s NEW Summer Sale Promotion offers 30% off the resort’s best available rate, with no minimum length of stay required. The offer is valid from July 1 to September 30, 2009.

Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino will continue to promote additional aspects of the Aruban culture through the next three chapters of their newly-launched story: Aruban Music, Aruban Cuisine and Ultimate Aruba. The next chapter, Aruban Music, will focus on local Aruban bands, music and dance.

Rooms at Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino start at about $315 in summer, based on double occupancy. Call 1-800-55-HYATT or visit www.aruba.hyatt.com

For additional information, please contact Greta Peters, Hawkins International PR at (212) 255-6541 or greta@hawkpr.com.

About Hyatt Regency
Aruba Resort & Casino
Located on 12 acres of magnificent beachfront property on Aruba’s world-renowned Palm Beach, Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino is a year-round resort with a reputation for refined hospitality. Its 360 sumptuous guestrooms and suites offer garden or ocean views with deluxe amenities. Recreational facilities are abundant and include a 3-level pool complex, a spa with fitness center, tennis and basketball courts, a private beach, Aruba’s first championship golf course, Camp Hyatt for kids and the Casino Copa Cabana. On-site dining includes Ruinas del Mar restaurant, Café Piccolo, Café Japengo and the Palms Bar & Grill. Nine meeting rooms and extensive outdoor areas are ideal for catered special events. The resort is conveniently located just 15 minutes from QueenBeatrixInternationalAirport.

About Global Hyatt Corporation
Global Hyatt Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is one of the world’s premier hotel companies. The hotels owned, operated, managed or franchised by its subsidiaries provide authentic hospitality to guests in 45 countries through a passionate commitment to personalized service, cultural relevance, and the environment. Global Hyatt subsidiaries own, operate, manage or franchise more than 365 hotels and resorts worldwide under the Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt Resorts™, Grand Hyatt®, Park Hyatt®, Hyatt Place®, Hyatt Summerfield Suites® and Andaz™ brands with additional properties under development on five continents. Global Hyatt Corporation is also the owner of Hyatt Vacation Ownership, Inc., operator of Hyatt Vacation Club®. The success of Global Hyatt is driven by the commitment and energy of the thousands of men and women around the world who provide exceptional service to hotel guests. From the U.S. and Canada, reservations for any Hyatt hotel worldwide may be obtained by calling 1-800-233-1234 or visiting www.hyatt.com

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