The FINANCIAL — Hyatt Hotels Corporation on June 22 announced a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with Hotel Corporation Uruguay, S.A. for Carmelo Resort & Spa in Carmelo, Uruguay. Formerly managed by Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, the resort will be operated as Carmelo Resort and Spa, a Hyatt Hotel.
The hotel will be managed by the Hotel Corporation Uruguay, S.A. in conjunction with SMI Hotels & Resorts. Guests will now be able to earn and redeem Hyatt Gold Passport points when staying at Carmelo Resort & Spa, A Hyatt Hotel, according to Hyatt Hotels Corporation.
“Carmelo Resort & Spa, A Hyatt Hotel is delighted to join Hyatt’s portfolio of hotels. Hyatt has a reputation for excellence around the world and we believe their expertise and brand reputation will add significant value to our resort,” said Eduardo Canton, President, Hotel Corporation Uruguay, S.A. “After having earned a rich tradition of luxury hospitality in Uruguay, we look forward to integrating Hyatt’s position in the market as a purveyor of authentic hospitality, and elevating ourselves to a new level of customer service and care for our guests.”
“We are thrilled to have Carmelo Resort & Spa, A Hyatt Hotel join the Hyatt family. We look forward to being a good steward and maintaining the resort’s rich local tradition,” said Myles McGourty, senior vice president, Latin America & Caribbean, Hyatt. “With the strength of our hospitality culture and expertise in the region, we believe Hyatt will bring great value to the resort and we welcome all of its associates and loyal guests.”