Hyatt has announced its Hyatt Loves Local initiative to support small local businesses worldwide.
More than 60 Hyatt hotels and resorts in destinations across the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East are offering complimentary resources and exposure to select local businesses that have struggled owing to the pandemic.
Following are a few Hyatt Loves Local campaigns adopted across India:
Andaz Delhi has committed to sourcing local produce from certified organic and sustainable producer, Tijara Organic Farms. The produce will also be available for purchase at the property’s mini market.
Hyatt Regency Pune & Residences has tied up with Pune-based farm The Indian Organics to supply produce for a weekly on-property farmers’ market, as well as for the European, Mediterranean and Indian-inspired menu at Zeta restaurant.
Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty is collaborating with representatives from Kerala government-run female-empowerment mission Kudumbashree. The hotel has invited the representatives to weekly Sunday brunches to reach new customers and offer guests access to indigenous products made by women across the district.
Hyatt Regency Gurgaon has collaborated with local artist and multidisciplinary designer Maneesha Ahlawat to exhibit her art in the hotel lobby. The exhibition is open for viewing and purchase every weekend from 1500 to 1900 hours.
Hyatt Regency Mumbai has partnered with Rajat Mittra, to provide his company Asian Art House with a platform to showcase the talent of budding local Indian artists and their paintings. The exhibition will be hosted in February 2021 at on-property restaurant, Glasshouse.
Grand Hyatt Mumbai Hotel and Residences will host to a series of markets with Iishita Khanna, the curator of pop-up flea markets in Mumbai. Scheduled in January 2021, the market will feature pop-up stalls offering guests an array of local artifacts, garments and accessories.
Hyatt Regency Thrissur is working with travel company, The Blue Yonder on an artisan exhibition to support the River Nila Project, an initiative aimed at protecting the River Nila in Kerala, India.
In August 2020, Hyatt Regency Kolkata teamed up with single-estate tea brand, T-Tales, to provide fresh teas in all guestrooms and on-property F&B venues. Additionally, the property is hosting evening tea tasting rituals in the lobby, available until February 2021.
Hyatt Regency Chennai has collaborated with fashion designer Vivek Karunakaran to create a unique shopping experience for guests and locals. The pop-up store will be ongoing through December 2021.