SFO celebrates commencement of construction for the new Grand Hyatt hotel; scheduled to open July 2019

Construction begins Tuesday, June 20 for the on-airport luxury hotel, scheduled to open July 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announces a groundbreaking ceremony that will be hosted on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, to celebrate the commencement of construction for the new hotel development, Grand Hyatt at San Francisco International Airport. This $237 million project, to be fully completed in July 2019, will create a 350-room four-star luxury hotel that will be easily accessible by the AirTrain light rail system. Grand Hyatt at SFO will be the only hotel on airport grounds. For more information, please visit: www.flysfo.com/hotel.

WHAT: Groundbreaking ceremony, hosted by SFO executives with corporate Hyatt representatives, local political leaders and industry leaders, to commemorate construction of Grand Hyatt at SFO.


  • Exclusive access to hotel construction site
  • Speeches by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, Airport Director Ivar C. Satero, and Hyatt Group President Pete Sears
  • Groundbreaking photo op with shovels, stand-up interview opportunities with Airport Director and Hyatt Group President

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 l 11:00 am
Media must report no later than 10:30am for access to the construction site
Event concludes by 11:30 am

WHERE: Hotel construction site, located at 56 S. McDonnell Road. For a map of the location, please follow this link:  goo.gl/maps/Pahhxo2YfnL2.  Parking for media will be available at the construction site.

10:00 am – 10:30 am Media welcome to arrive, set up
11:00 am – 11:15 am Brief remarks: San Francisco Mayor, SFO Airport Director, Hyatt Group President
11:15 am – 11:20 am Groundbreaking visual with shovels
11:20 am – 11:30 am Stand-up interview opportunities
11:30 am Event concludes

Please RSVP no later than Monday, June 19, 4pm, to Doug Yakel, Public Information Officer: doug.yakel@flysfo.com / 650.821.4000.

Parking for media will be available at the construction site, located at 56 S. McDonnell Road. For a map of the location, please follow this link: goo.gl/maps/Pahhxo2YfnL2.

About Grand Hyatt
Around the world, Grand Hyatt hotels unlock the extraordinary in every moment by creating experiences beyond expectation. Located at the crossroads of local culture and global business within major gateway cities and resort destinations, each Grand Hyatt hotel is uniquely designed to reflect its own distinct environment and provides a hub for travelers and locals alike. Grand Hyatt hotels exemplify the pursuit of life lived grandly offering guests superior service, first-class accommodations and an abundance of options within a multicultural backdrop of dramatic architecture and innovative design. Grand Hyatt properties boast inventive restaurants, luxury spas, fitness centers, and business and meeting facilities. Grand Hyatt hotels stand to make every moment memorable through their commitment to living grand every day. For additional information or to make a reservation, please visit grandhyatt.com. Follow @GrandHyatt on Facebook and Instagram, and tag photos with #GoGrand.

About San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) offers non-stop flights to more than 49 international cities on 41 international carriers. The Bay Area’s largest airport connects non-stop with 80 cities in the U.S. on 13 domestic airlines.  SFO is proud to offer upgraded free Wi-Fi with no advertising.  For up-to-the-minute departure and arrival information, airport maps and details on shopping, dining, cultural exhibitions, ground transportation and more, visit www.flysfo.com. Follow us on www.twitter.com/flysfo and  www.facebook.com/flysfo.

Doug Yakel
Public Information Officer
External Affairs Office
San Francisco International Airport

Source: San Francisco International Airport (SFO)