WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao "“ August 26, 2009 "“ Hyatt Regency Curaçao Golf Resort, Spa and Marina, soon to be Curaçao's newest luxury resort, is taking reservations for stays from January 2010 and beyond. Located at Santa Barbara Plantation, a 1,500-acre luxury resort community, the beachfront resort will feature 350 luxuriously appointed rooms, uninterrupted water views on three sides, white sand beaches, a Hyatt Pureâ„¢ spa, a full-service marina, extensive meeting space and the island's only Pete Dye-designed 18-hole championship resort golf course.

"Every detail has been carefully considered in building the Hyatt Regency Curaçao," said General Manager Diego Concha. "We want the hotel to reflect Curaçao's rich and historic culture, as well as the ambiance and charm of the island. We have made a special effort to preserve the natural surroundings and bring local elements into the resort wherever possible, from building materials and décor to landscaping. Our goal is to provide a spectacular experience for our guests while extending Hyatt's authentic hospitality."

All 350 guestrooms, ranging from doubles, kings and junior suites to VIP, executive and presidential suites, feature natural sandstone flooring, a Hyatt Grand Bed, flat screen plasma television, deluxe bath amenities and scenic views of either Spanish Water Bay or the Caribbean Sea. A private enclave of three beach bungalows also will be available.

With something special for every traveler, Hyatt Regency Curaçao will offer the active vacationer options that include teeing off at the Old Quarry, an 18-hole, Pete Dye designed, championship golf course, getting fit at the 24-hour StayFit@Hyatt fitness center, playing tennis or volleyball at one of the many courts, cycling, jogging or exploring the incredible dive locations around the island.

Guests will enjoy three different restaurants, all of which will feature dishes inspired from indigenous ingredients and techniques. Medi, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, will specialize in Mediterranean cuisine and have an exhibition kitchen. Swim, the pool bar and grill will offer traditional bar fare with a Pan Latino influence that will nourish pool patrons day and night. The golf clubhouse features Shor, a specialty seafood restaurant featuring the freshest ingredients presented in a contemporary way.

For those looking to indulge and relax, the resort will have a 4,500 square foot full-service Hyatt Pure spa comprising four treatment rooms that can accommodate both indoor and outdoor services. Other resort amenities include Camp Hyatt for children ages 3 -12, multiple outdoor pools with lounge area, and most importantly, Hyatt Regency's high level of guest services. For meetings, weddings and special events, the Hyatt Regency Curaçao will offer over 18,500 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and banquet space.

Curaçao, located in the southwestern Caribbean, boasts an eclectic mix of history and culture. With a Dutch influence and European flair, the island is known for its sophistication, eco-tourism and pristine diving conditions. In addition to offering sun, sand, sea and diving, Curaçao also provides many cultural, historical and ecological points of interest that appeal to the upscale visitor.

Introductory rates, through March 2010, start at $359 per night. Reservations can be made by visiting www.curacao.hyatt.com or by calling 800.55.HYATT.

Hyatt Regency Curaçao Golf Resort, Spa and Marina

Scheduled to open in January 2010, the 350-room Hyatt Regency Curaçao Golf Resort, Spa and Marina is located at Santa Barbara Plantation, a 1,500-acre luxury resort community taking shape along a natural harbor known as Spanish Water, 25 minutes from Curaçao’s capital city of Willemstad. The full-service luxury hotel will feature uninterrupted water views on three sides, white sand beaches, a 4,500 square foot Hyatt Pure spa, separate 24-hour Hyatt Stay Fit fitness center, Camp Hyatt, multiple outdoor pools, poolside grill, lounge, dive and water sport facility, an 18-hole Pete Dye designed championship golf course and 18,500 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space. Reservations are now being accepted for Hyatt Regency Curaçao, Golf Resort, Spa and Marina at 1-800-55-HYATT or at curacao.hyatt.com.

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 in 45 countries 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 Summerfield Suites™ brand names and have locations under development on five continents. Hyatt Vacation Ownership, Inc., a Hyatt Hotels Corporation subsidiary, develops and operates vacation ownership properties under the Hyatt Vacation Club® and Hyatt Residence Club® brands. As of June 30, 2009, the company's worldwide portfolio consisted of 413 properties. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.