Free breakfast is a hot topic this week. Changes at Hyatt Place seem to indicate where the industry is heading in their quest to get customers to book directly.
Hyatt announced some changes to their Hyatt Place brand this morning. We still need clarification on a few key points. We know an early check-in benefit is coming for Explorist members and that free breakfast will now require membership in World of Hyatt (and may require direct booking).
Here’s a look at the guest rooms and main restaurant at Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa. The resort is located on over 500 acres of beautiful land and has a number of hidden gems, like the horse stables.
Hotels tried charging for Wi-Fi. It worked for a while until free Wi-Fi became table stakes at hotels. Breakfast has generally always been free at limited service hotels. Now, Hyatt is trying to take that in the opposite direction?
Hyatt’s top-tier status is the most valuable top-tier status in hotel loyalty right now. I’ve been a Hyatt Diamond member for many years and with the recent program change become a Globalist member (truth be told, I’m now Lifetime Globalist and loving every minute of it). The folks at Hyatt were nice enough to let me bestow Hyatt Globalist status upon one lucky reader. You don’t get all the cool perks (no free night or guaranteed suite upgrades unless you meet the 60-night threshold). But, you’ll get all the other […]