Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Hyatt was founded by Jay Pritzker in 1957 when he purchased the Hyatt House motel adjacent to the Los Angeles International Airport. In 2004 substantially all of the hospitality assets owned by Pritzker family business interests, including Hyatt Corporation and Hyatt International Corporation, were consolidated under a single entity whose name was subsequently changed to Global Hyatt Corporation. On June 30, 2009, Global Hyatt Corporation changed its name to Hyatt Hotels Corporation. Hyatt Hotels Corporation is a global hospitality company with widely recognized, industry leading brands. We completed our initial public offering of our Class A common stock on November 10, 2009. Corporate Realignment On October 1, 2012 we implemented a realignment of our corporate and regional operations to enhance organizational effectiveness and adaptability. ... More ...