Hyatt Signs Agreement with Sprint

PRNewswire OVERLAND PARK, Kan. Nov. 9 :

Sprint today announced that it has signed a multiyear agreement with Hyatt
Corporation to provide operator services to Hyatt`s 105 hotels and resorts
in the United States.
Sprint`s Operator Service plan provides the following benefits to Hyatt

—Dedicated, 24-hour-a-day Sprint operators who are trained specifically
for the hospitality industry.—“Smart terminals” allowing Sprint
operators to relay important information in eight languages.—Convenient
and flexible billing options.
“Hyatt is committed to continually offering our guests services and
amenities that allow them to have a wonderfully satisfying experience,”
said Norm Canfield, vice president of rooms for Hyatt Hotels Corporation.
“The higher level of service of Sprint`s operator services plan will
ensure that our guests have the best possible experience when using
operator services at Hyatt properties.”

Hyatt is among several hoteliers that have turned to Sprint for operator
services in the past several months, including Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Worldwide, Inc. and Choice Hotels International.

“These recent agreements clearly indicate that hoteliers recognize the
strength of Sprint`s operator services plan,” said Marty Leavengood,
director of hospitality sales for Sprint. “Sprint has designed a plan to
meet the specific needs of this industry and the structure and reputation
of our operator services plan provides Sprint a competitive advantage
within the hospitality industry.”


About Hyatt Corporation
Currently, there are 207 Hyatt hotels and resorts around the world. Hyatt
Corporation and its affiliates manage, franchise or operate 123 hotels and
resorts in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean. Affiliates of
Hyatt International Corporation manage, franchise or operate 84 hotels and
resorts in 39 countries. In the United States, Hyatt worldwide
reservations for individuals and groups can be reached at 1-800-233-1234.
Outside the United States, contact the local Hyatt sales office or
representative. For more information about Hyatt hotels and resorts, visit
Hyatt on the Internet at .
About Sprint
Sprint is a global integrated communications provider serving more than 26
million customers in over 100 countries. With approximately 70,000
employees worldwide and nearly $27 billion in annual revenues, Sprint is
widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying
state-of-the-art network technologies, including the United States` first
nationwide all- digital, fiber-optic network and an award-winning Tier 1
Internet backbone. Sprint provides local communications services in 39
states and the District of Columbia and operates the largest 100-percent
digital, nationwide PCS wireless network in the United States. For more
information, visit .