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Hyatt to Expand Brand Footprint and Pipeline with Acquisition of Two Roads Hospitality

CHICAGO (October 8, 2018) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced an agreement to acquire Two Roads Hospitality, an international lifestyle hotel management company with a unique collection of distinctive brands, properties and a robust development pipeline around the globe.

Two Roads Hospitality Announces Bell Works Hotel as Part of Destination Hotels Collection

DENVER, CO. – September 6, 2018 – International boutique and lifestyle company Two Roads Hospitality today announced the debut of a new Destination Hotels property opening in Bell Works, located in Holmdel, New Jersey’s largest “Metroburb.” The hospitality brand will debut an extensive conference center and reception ballroom in Fall 2018, with a hotel launch to follow.

Travel + Leisure Recognizes Two Roads Hospitality Portfolio in 2018 World’s Best Awards

DENVER, CO. – July 11, 2018 – Two Roads Hospitality, an international lifestyle company featuring an unrivaled collection of distinctive hotels, resorts and vacation residences, has been recognized with 13 accolades in the 2018 Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards. Top standings include Alila Hotels & Resorts’ inclusion as the #9 top hotel brand in the world alongside Thompson Hotels at #17, with individual properties from its Alila Hotels & Resorts, Thompson Hotels and Joie de Vivre Hotels collections also holding prominent international and domestic rankings. The coveted rankings are compiled based on the results of Travel + Leisure’s annual ‘World’s Best’ reader survey, which polled more than 300,000 respondents for its 22nd edition.

Thompson Hotels Returns to Miami with Unveiling of New South Beach Project

Denver, Colo., June 27, 2018 – International lifestyle company Two Roads Hospitality announces the development of its newest property in Miami Beach, Florida as part of the Thompson Hotels brand. The project marks the return of Thompson Hotels to the desired destination, and will be one of the few new-build properties in the core of the South Beach district.

Two Roads Hospitality Appoints Mitch Lazar as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

Denver, Co., March 29, 2018 – International lifestyle company Two Roads Hospitality has appointed Mitch Lazar as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships. As part of the marketing team, Lazar will oversee business expansion through strategic alliances, sponsorships and brand partnerships to drive new customer acquisition while increasing guest engagement and retention.

Two Roads Hospitality Announces Management of The Landing Lake Tahoe Resort & Spa

DENVER, CO. – March 22, 2018 – Two Roads Hospitality, the international lifestyle company featuring an unrivaled collection of truly individual hotels, resorts and vacation residences, has assumed management of The Landing Lake Tahoe Resort & Spa, the region’s boutique lakeside resort, as part of its Destination Hotels collection. Situated on the lake’s pristine southern shores located just blocks away from downtown South Lake Tahoe, the property originally debuted in 2013 and features 77 luxury guest rooms and suites and a full-service spa.

Two Roads Hospitality Assumes Management of L’auberge De Sedona And Orchards Inn as Part of Destination Hotels Collection

DENVER, CO. – March 5, 2018 – Two Roads Hospitality, the international lifestyle company featuring an unrivaled collection of truly individual hotels, resorts and vacation residences, has assumed management of L’Auberge de Sedona and Orchards Inn as part of its Destination Hotels collection. Surrounded by Sedona’s celebrated Red Rock Country, the properties are located nearby revered recreational areas including the Coconino National Forest, Oak Creek Canyon and the Grand Canyon.

Two Roads Hospitality Selected as Operator of New York City’s Park South Hotel

DENVER, CO. – February 27, 2018 – Two Roads Hospitality, the international lifestyle company featuring an unrivaled collection of truly individual hotels, resorts and vacation residences, has assumed management of Park South Hotel in New York City as part of its Joie de Vivre Hotels brand. The 131-key boutique hotel and culinary destination is situated in the city’s NoMad neighborhood on 28th Street between Park Avenue South and Lexington Avenue, steps from the iconic Madison Square Park and various cultural attractions.

Two Roads Hospitality Publishes Results of ‘State of the Meetings Industry’ Survey with 2018 Trend Forecast

DENVER, CO. – February 12, 2018 – Two Roads Hospitality, an international lifestyle company featuring an unrivaled collection of individual hotels, resorts and vacation residences, has announced the top meetings trends for 2018 based on data from its “State of the Meetings Industry” survey recently conducted. With more than 300 corporate, association, government and independent planners contributing to its sixth-annual survey – 66 percent of whom control more than $100,000 per year in guest room, meeting space and food and beverage spend for their organizations – the hospitality leader has garnered key learnings around meeting planning, execution, and participation.

S.D. Malkin Properties and Two Roads Hospitality Announce Two Properties in Oceanside, California

DENVER, CO. – January 18, 2018 – S.D. Malkin Properties, Inc., an innovative developer and owner of iconic retail, hotel and entertainment destinations, and Two Roads Hospitality, an international lifestyle hotel company, jointly announce two new-build oceanfront hotels in Southern California.

The adjacent hotels will be operated as Joie de Vivre Hotels and Destination Hotels properties, and together will be the largest beachfront development on the San Diego coastline in over twenty years.

Thirty Years Young, Joie De Vivre Hotels Continues Its Evolution

San Francisco, CA – October 26, 2017 – For 30 years, Joie de Vivre Hotels—a Two Roads Hospitality brand—has offered discovery-driven travelers memorable and hyper-local experiences, encouraging guests to embrace the neighborhoods of each of its boutique hotels. As the brand celebrates its 30th anniversary, and looks to further evolve over the next funfilled 30 years, it continues to embrace each destination’s vibrant spirit, the distinct personality of every hotel, and the wanderlust of all guests through exciting openings and noteworthy renovations…

Two Roads Hospitality Recognized in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards

DENVER, CO – October 17, 2017 – Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 30th annual Readers’ Choice Awards with 43 Two Roads Hospitality properties recognized as winners in the hotels and resorts categories. Notable accolades across the company’s multi-brand portfolio include the No. 1 ranking for Skamania Lodge, a Destination Hotel, and No. 2 ranking for Woodmark Hotel & Still Spa, a Destination Hotel, as top resorts in The Pacific Northwest, and the No. 2 ranking for Wailea Beach Villas, a Destination Hotel, as a top resort in Hawaii. No. 3 rankings for Two Roads properties include Thompson Seattle, a top hotel in Seattle, Carmel Valley Ranch, a top Northern California resort, Joie de Vivre’s Galleria Park Hotel, a top hotel in San Francisco, and Alila Jabal Akhdar, a top resort in the Middle East.

Two Roads Hospitality Announces North American Expansion of Alila Hotels & Resorts

Denver, Colo., July 27, 2017 – International lifestyle company Two Roads Hospitality today announced the expansion of Alila Hotels & Resorts into North America. Singapore-based Alila, which became part of the Two Roads Hospitality portfolio in June 2015 and was recently voted the No. 4 Hotel Brand in the 2017 Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards, will open its first North American resort property in California’s fabled Big Sur in fall 2017. The launch brings the brand’s commitment to innovative design and luxury, crafted artisanship and personalized hospitality to the U.S. market.

Two Roads Hospitality Appoints Sherri Gilligan as Chief Marketing Officer

Denver, Co., July 10, 2017 – International lifestyle company Two Roads Hospitality, comprised of Joie de Vivre Hotels, Thompson Hotels, Destination Hotels, tommie and Alila Hotels & Resorts, has appointed Sherri Gilligan as Chief Marketing Officer. Gilligan brings to the company an array of expertise in the hospitality industry and beyond with a proven track record in driving strategic marketing efforts and customer loyalty initiatives and enhancing and redefining brands.

Two Roads Hospitality Appoints Shel Bourdon as National Director of Bars

DENVER, CO. – June 1, 2017 – Two Roads Hospitality, a newly-created international lifestyle company featuring an unrivaled collection of truly individual hotels, resorts and vacation residences, has appointed Shel Bourdon as National Director of Bars. Shel helped launch some of the country’s most celebrated bars including Los Angeles’ The Tar Pit and Playa, Phoenix’s Blue Hound Kitchens and Cocktails, and James Beard award finalist The Dead Rabbit and Donna. In this newly-created role, she is responsible for developing bar programming and concepts, educating beverage teams, and overseeing Two Roads robust roster of bars, lounges, and rooftop venues at Thompson Hotels, Joie de Vivre Hotels, Alila, Destination Hotels and tommie.