Hyatt and MGM Resorts International Announce New Loyalty Program Relationship

  Hyatt and MGM Resorts International Announce New Loyalty Program

New strategic relationship between Hyatt Gold Passport and MGM Resorts’ M life
      expected to be largest loyalty program collaboration in Las Vegas

Business Wire

CHICAGO & LAS VEGAS -- June 5, 2013

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM)
today announce an unprecedented relationship between their affiliates that
will offer substantial benefits to members of their loyalty programs, Hyatt
Gold Passport and MGM Resorts’ M life. Starting June 20, Hyatt Gold Passport
members will be able to earn and redeem Hyatt Gold Passport points at 12
iconic participating MGM Resorts destinations in Las Vegas, and M life members
will be able to earn M life Tier Credits when staying at Hyatt hotels and
resorts around the world.

The relationship between Hyatt, with more than 450 hotels and resorts
worldwide, and MGM Resorts International, with approximately 40,000 hotel
rooms in Las Vegas across 12 participating properties, is expected to be the
largest loyalty program collaboration in Las Vegas.

“Our new relationship with MGM Resorts International underscores Hyatt’s focus
on listening to guests and developing innovative strategies that set us apart
and add value to loyalty program membership,” said Jeff Zidell, senior vice
president, Hyatt Gold Passport. “We know The Las Vegas Strip is an important
destination for our members, and now they will have the chance to earn points
and redeem award nights at 12 outstanding resorts from Bellagio to MGM Grand
to Mandalay Bay.”

Beginning June 20, participating MGM Resorts destinations can be booked
through and Hyatt Worldwide Reservation Centers in addition to and individual MGM Resorts property websites. Guests with membership
in Hyatt Gold Passport and M life will be able to earn both Hyatt Gold
Passport points and M life Tier Credits on eligible rates and spend for stays
beginning on or after June 20 at participating MGM Resorts destinations.

Bill Hornbuckle, president and chief marketing officer, MGM Resorts
International, said, “The new alliance with Hyatt provides M life members with
access and added benefits to destinations around the world while exposing our
world-class Las Vegas resorts and M life loyalty program to even more savvy
travelers. Whether choosing Las Vegas or another part of the world, members’
experiences will be enhanced through this relationship.”

The participating MGM Resorts destinations in Las Vegas are: Bellagio, ARIA,
Vdara, MGM Grand, The Signature at MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, THEhotel at
Mandalay Bay, The Mirage, Monte Carlo, New York-New York, Luxor and Excalibur.

Beginning June 20, the relationship will provide Hyatt Gold Passport members
and MGM Resorts’ M life members with the benefits outlined below.

Hyatt Gold Passport Benefits

  *Hyatt Gold Passport members will receive Hyatt Gold Passport points on
    every eligible dollar spent at the 12 participating MGM Resorts
    destinations in Las Vegas. Members will also have the opportunity to earn
    M life Tier Credits simultaneously at these locations on eligible spend.
  *All eligible stays at any of the participating MGM Resorts destinations in
    Las Vegas will count toward Hyatt Gold Passport tier status.
  *Hyatt Gold Passport members will be able to redeem their Hyatt Gold
    Passport points for award nights at participating MGM Resorts destinations
    in Las Vegas.
  *Coming in August, Hyatt Gold Passport members will be eligible to opt-in
    to a reciprocal tier status in MGM Resorts’ M life, providing benefits at
    participating MGM Resorts destinations. Depending on the matched Tier
    Level, members may receive special room offers and upgrades, pre-sale
    access to premier concert, show and fight tickets, invitations to
    members-only events, access to M life Moments – exclusive experiences, and
    much more.

M life Benefits

  *M life members will receive M life Tier Credits for eligible spend when
    traveling beyond MGM Resorts destinations, in Las Vegas, Detroit and
    Mississippi, when they stay at Hyatt hotels and resorts worldwide.
  *M life members will have the opportunity to experience destinations and
    cultures across the globe with the authentic hospitality that Hyatt offers
    while earning M life Tier Credits.
  *Coming in August, M life members will be eligible to opt-in to a
    reciprocal tier status in Hyatt Gold Passport, providing benefits at Hyatt
    hotels and resorts worldwide. Depending on the matched Tier Level, members
    may receive complimentary in-room Internet access, guaranteed room
    availability, late check-out and more during their Hyatt stay.

For more information and frequently asked questions, visit or’s Preferred Partner’s Page. To sign up for Hyatt Gold Passport,
visit To sign up for M life, visit

About MGM Resorts International

MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading global
hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands
including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage. The Company also
owns 51% of MGM China Holdings Limited, which owns the MGM Macau resort and
casino and is in the process of developing a gaming resort in Cotai, and 50%
of CityCenter in Las Vegas, which features ARIA resort and casino. For more
information about MGM Resorts International, visit the Company's website at

About Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global
hospitality company with a proud heritage of making guests feel more than
welcome. Thousands of members of the Hyatt family strive to make a difference
in the lives of the guests they encounter every day by providing authentic
hospitality. The Company's subsidiaries manage, franchise, own and develop
hotels and resorts under the Hyatt®, Park Hyatt®, Andaz®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt
Regency®, Hyatt Place® and Hyatt House® ^  brand names and have locations on
six continents. Hyatt Residential Group, Inc., a Hyatt Hotels Corporation
subsidiary, develops, operates, markets or licenses Hyatt Residences^TM and
Hyatt Residence Club^TM. As of March31, 2013, the Company's worldwide
portfolio consisted of 508 properties in 46 countries. For more information,
please visit


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Stephanie Sheppard
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts
(312) 780-5399
Sandy Zanella
MGM Resorts International
(702) 604-4124
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