Hyatt Properties Renew VT360 Virtual Tour Distribution Agreements

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Hyatt Hotels Corporation recommends Hyatt properties in North America and the Caribbean sign up for VT360 Virtual Tour Content Distribution.

With VT360's past year's great success providing Virtual Tour and Image Content Distribution for Major Hotel Chains, various Hyatt properties renew distribution agreements to benefit from increased brand recognition on all the major Travel Channels.

"VT360 has been a successful Hyatt image vendor since 2001 on and with their new and continually progressive distribution partnerships, they have helped our properties improve their content across major travel sites and meeting planning web sites." said Joan Lowell - Vice President, Electronic Distribution, Hyatt Corporation.

"Hyatt has always been a pleasure to work with," said Brian Stearns, CEO of VT360. "We are thrilled at the opportunity to help Hyatt with their global distribution of all property content, and to ensure that the quality of the new VT360 images distributed on the travel channels is the industry's best quality."

VT360's 3rd party distribution program offers high resolution image capture with detailed post-production followed by distribution on major travel sites, over 4,500 affiliate sites and a host of meeting planning sites. VT360 has strengthened its program with "add-on services" that include VT360's new TruVoice™ Multilingual Virtual Tour Narration, along with desktop Virtual Tours.

"Our new multilingual voice narration is a forward thinking step to help our hotel customers achieve true global appeal. The new voice product will be built into the distribution display, easily allowing the end-user to select their preferred language. The abundance of information gained will be far beyond what older virtual tour technology delivered "said Stearns.”

About Hyatt Hotels

There are 214 Hyatt hotels and resorts (over 90,000 rooms) in 44 countries around the world, operating under the Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Grand Hyatt® and Park Hyatt® brands. Currently, there are an additional 29 Hyatt hotels and resorts under development, including 10 new hotels in China. Hyatt Corporation (domestic U.S., Canada and Caribbean hotels) and Hyatt International Corporation (international properties) are subsidiaries of Chicago-based Global Hyatt Corporation. Global Hyatt Corporation is also the owner of Hyatt Vacation Ownership, Inc. (timeshare), Hyatt Equities, L.L.C. (hotel ownership), and U.S. Franchise Systems, Inc. (which franchises Hawthorn Suites, Microtel and America’s Best Inns).

In January 2005, Global Hyatt Corporation also added an additional 143 U.S. properties to its growing portfolio with the acquisition of the upscale, limited service AmeriSuites hotel chain. These properties will be renovated and repositioned under the new Hyatt Place select service brand in 2006.

About VT360

VT360 has been the leading innovator in 360-degree image capture and delivery since 1998. The superior content that VT360 delivers enables travelers to preview hotels and resorts in astounding resolution delivered on high-speed first tier, redundant networks. Each of VT360's clients have had a substantial increase of online booking and with the addition of new VT360 distribution relationships, are able to easily display their images on Multiple travel channels, including Travelocity, Orbitz, Priceline and over

4500 affiliate travel sites for increased visibility and improved brand recognition.

For more information, visit


VT360 Inc

Leigh Mckim

370 Interlocken Blvd

Fourth Floor

Broomfield, CO 80020

Hyatt Corporate Office

Katie Meyer

Vice President, Corporate Communications

Phone: (312) 780-5711

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