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Grand Hyatt Washington Recognized as Washingtonian’s 39 Best Hotels in Washington, DC
February 2023
We are honored to have been named one of the 39 best hotels in Washington, DC by Washingtonian magazine. With over 130 hospitality properties in the DC metro area, we believe our exceptional guest service, dining, and on-site amenities has contributed to this recognition.

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Grand Hyatt Washington Only Hotel In The United States To Achieve Safehotel’s Executive Level Certificate
January 2023

Grand Hyatt Washington is proud to announce that the hotel has been awarded the only executive-level Safehotels certificate in the United States. This prestigious accolade recognizes hotels that have implemented the highest level of safety protocols, as determined by Safehotels.

"We are honored to receive this recognition, and we are committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of our guests and employees," said Grand Hyatt Washington Director of Security Shaheen Ahmadjan. "We have worked diligently to implement the most stringent safety measures, and are dedicated to continuously improving our protocols to provide a safe environment for all."

Safehotels is a leading hotel safety and security certification company that works with hotels to implement the highest safety, security and hygiene standards. The executive-level Safehotels certificate is the highest level of certification offered by the company, and it signifies that a hotel has gone above and beyond in its efforts to protect the safety of its guests and employees.

As a premier hotel located in the heart of the Nation's Capital, Grand Hyatt Washington places the highest emphasis on security and safety. “Our dedicated security team is expertly trained and equipped with the necessary tools to provide a safe and secure environment for our guests and staff,” said Grand Hyatt Washington General Manager Majed Dawood-Farah. “We are accustomed to high-profile guests staying at the hotel and the traffic that comes with the active downtown DC area. We understand the importance of remaining vigilant and our staff and team members have the knowledge and resources to provide an exceptional and safe experience for all of our guests. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, you can trust that we are taking all necessary precautions to ensure your stay is both safe and enjoyable.”


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Grand Hyatt Washington Is Honored With ConventionSouth’s Annual Readers’ Choice Award
October 5, 2021

It is with honor that the publishers and editors of ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for planning events in the South, present Grand Hyatt Washington with a 2021 Readers’ Choice Award.

“ConventionSouth readers and fans have voted to decide the best meeting sites in the South, and it is no surprise to us that Grand Hyatt Washington has been selected to receive our annual Readers’ Choice Award,” said ConventionSouth Associate Publisher Ashleigh Osborne. “The value in receiving this prestigious recognition is that it comes from the United States’ top meeting professionals who hold events in the South. These planners demand the highest level of customer service and quality facilities, and they have contributed in determining that Grand Hyatt Washington indeed displays the commitment to professionalism, creativity, and service that they require.”

Grand Hyatt Washington is among 415 convention and visitor bureaus (CVBs), meeting facilities, and hotels located across the South to receive this year’s Readers’ Choice Award. Throughout the year, meeting professionals nominated the meeting sites they believe provide exemplary service for group events. The nominated sites are then compiled onto an online ballot where meeting professionals and fans are asked to vote for the best of the best. With over 8,000 voters participating in the selection process and the highest social media interaction to date, this has been the most successful and engaging year yet!

 


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Grand Hyatt Washington Is Honored With ConventionSouth’s Annual Readers’ Choice Award
October 20, 2020

GULF SHORES, Ala. (Oct. 12, 2020)—It is with honor that the publishers and editors of ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for planning events in the South, present Grand Hyatt Washington with a 2020 Readers’ Choice Award.

“ConventionSouth readers and fans have voted to decide the best meeting sites in the South, and it is no surprise to us that Grand Hyatt Washington has been selected to receive our annual Readers’ Choice Award,” said ConventionSouth Associate Publisher Ashleigh Osborne. “The value in receiving this prestigious recognition is that it comes from the United States’ top meeting professionals who hold events in the South. These planners demand the highest level of customer service and quality facilities, and they have contributed in determining that Grand Hyatt Washington indeed displays the commitment to professionalism, creativity and service that they require.”

Grand Hyatt Washington is among 380 convention and visitor bureaus (CVBs), meeting facilities and hotels located across the South to receive this year’s Readers’ Choice Award. Throughout the year, meeting professionals nominated the meeting sites they believe provide exemplary service for group events. The nominated sites are then compiled onto an online ballot where meeting professionals and fans are asked to vote for the best of the best. With over 8,000 voters participating in the selection process and the highest social media interaction to date, this has been the most successful and engaging year yet!

Since creation in 2001, this is the first time that Grand Hyatt Washington has received the award, making it an even greater honor to present it with a 2020 Readers’ Choice Award. Grand Hyatt Washington will be featured as an award recipient in the December 2020 Awards Issue of ConventionSouth magazine. This exciting issue will also showcase some of the most talented meeting professionals in the nation as ConventionSouth also presents planners with its annual “Meeting Professionals To Watch” designation. “Featuring peer advice and trade secrets from our Meeting Professionals to Watch in 2021, our Awards Issue is one of the most popular must-read resources within the meetings industry,” Osborne said.

Celebrating almost 40 years as a leading meeting planning resource, ConventionSouth magazine is based in Gulf Shores, Ala., and is distributed to more than 18,000 meeting professionals located across the country who book meetings held within the South, according to Osborne.




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Grand Hyatt Washington Has Achieved GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation
October 13, 2020

Washington, D.C. – October 13, 2020 – Grand Hyatt Washington has announced that it has achieved Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ accreditation, the gold standard for prepared facilities. Under the guidance of GBAC, a Division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, Grand Hyatt Washington has implemented the most stringent protocols for cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention in its hotel.

As the cleaning industry’s only outbreak prevention, response and recovery accreditation, GBAC STAR™ helps organizations establish protocols and procedures, offers expert-led training and assesses a facility’s readiness for biorisk situations. The program verifies that Grand Hyatt Washington implements best practices to prepare for, respond to and recover from outbreaks and pandemics.

“GBAC STAR accreditation empowers facility owners and managers to assure workers, customers and key stakeholders that they have proven systems in place to maintain clean and healthy environments,” said GBAC Executive Director Patricia Olinger. “By taking this important step to pursue GBAC STAR, Grand Hyatt Washington has received third-party validation that it follows strict protocols for biorisk situations, thereby demonstrating its preparedness and commitment to operating safely.”

To achieve GBAC STAR™ accreditation, Grand Hyatt Washington was required to demonstrate compliance with the program’s 20 core elements, which range from standard operating procedures and risk assessment strategies to personal protective equipment and emergency preparedness and response measures. Learn more about GBAC STAR accreditation at www.gbac.org


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AAA’s Best Of Housekeeping award recognizes AAA Inspected & Approved hotels that receive the highest possible cleanliness and condition scores, giving travelers another important indication of what it means to be a AAA top-rated hotel in North America.
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