Top five most-read stories of 2020: Hyatt Hotels Corporation

by | 19 Dec 2020 | Chains, News

Our most-read Hyatt Hotels Corporation stories of 2020 roundup features an overview of its impressive development pipeline, a look at the Hyatt Regency brand’s future and an analysis of Covid19’s impact on the group.

Hyatt Hotels Corporation is one of the hospitality industry’s biggest names, with more than 950 properties to its name, including famous brands like Grand Hyatt, Andaz and Alila in the luxury segment, and Hyatt Regency, Hyatt Centric and Destination in the upper-upscale bracket.

We constantly report on the latest goings-on at the Chicago-headquartered hotel company on TOPHOTELNEWS, from news of board-level appointments and exciting openings to data-driven features about its development pipeline. Given what’s been happening this year, of course, we’ve also been monitoring how the business has reacted to the threat of coronavirus – and we promise to keep doing all this and more in 2021.

Top five most-read Hyatt stories of 2020

As this extraordinary year draws to a close, we’re proud to present to you the five Hyatt stories that attracted the largest number of page views on our site in 2020:

1) Group overview: Hyatt to add 333 new hotels
Our most-read Hyatt story of the year was this fact-filled feature looking at the scale of the company’s development plans for the years ahead, drawing on exclusive insights from the TOPHOTELPROJECTS construction database.

2) Brand overview: 65 new openings coming up for Hyatt Regency
The rapid growth of the group’s upper-upscale brand Hyatt Regency was the subject of this insightful article, which earns its place in the top five thanks to a particularly strong showing on social media.

3) Covid19 impact roundup: How Hyatt is demonstrating leadership
Back in April when coronavirus was really starting to take its toll, we decided to run our ‘Covid19 impact roundup’ series investigating to what extent major hotel groups had been shaken up by the global health emergency, and this instalment concentrating on Hyatt was especially well-received.

4) Covid19 hotel development analysis: Hyatt Hotels Corporation
By June, hospitality organisations large and small were urgently seeking data they could trust about the economic fallout from the pandemic, which is what prompted us to release our ‘Covid19 hotel development analysis’ series assessing the situation at the world’s top hotel groups, and this Hyatt-focused article attracted a huge amount of interest.

5) Q4 2020 Covid development update: Hyatt Hotels Corporation
In October, as it became clear that different hospitality businesses were responding very differently to the pandemic, we published our ‘Q4 2020 Covid development update’ series in which we explored how the giants of the hotel sector had adjusted their pipelines – and our story about Hyatt certainly got readers talking.

Click here to read our 2020 most-read stories series in full: Development continues despite pandemic | Marriott International | Hilton Worldwide | Accor | IHG | Hyatt Hotels Corporation | Radisson Hotel Group

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