Hospitality Highlights

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Featured: Hyatt Place Chapel Hill / Southern Village


Our newest hotel in Orange County | Welcome to a diffeHyatt Staff Interactionsrent place – Hyatt Place.

From their fun interactive staff huddles to their day- to- day dealings with colleagues and guests, the Hyatt Place Chapel Hill staff work hard every day to put joy into their work and it shows. Hyatt's Purpose: “We care for people so they can be their best”



Kristi Kaas DOS and Jody Rumble, GM Hyatt PlaceMeet General Manager Jody Rumble (pictured on right) and Director of Sales Kristi Kaas-

Jody is very proud to be a part of the Chapel Hill/Southern Village Community and excited to present her beautiful new hotel.  Jody has won several awards in hospitality including an outstanding customer service award.  She is excited to display her passion for service and to be an asset to the Chapel Hill community.  She has a history of volunteering and giving back, which she plans to continue while in Chapel Hill.  Jody moved to the area in August of 2016 from MI and is already a huge Tar Heel fan. Fun Factoid: Jody also took acting and was an extra in a comedy movie featuring Hillary Duff and Sam Huntington in 2010.

Kristi has enjoyed the opportunity of watching the hotel development from the ground up. Kristi brings with her an exceptional track record in sales production from JHM Hotels; she boasts nominations for JHM Hotels’ Sales Innovator of the Year and Top Goal Achievement awards, as well as being chosen as a Top 3 Finalist for Sales Professional of the Year. Kristi is a Certified Wedding Professional having serviced hundreds of events. Fun factoid: Kristi performed in Sydney, Australia’s Royal Easter Day Parade as a Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) All Star at the age of 18.

It's all about Location

Meeting Space Hyatt Chapel HillHyatt Place Chapel Hill is conveniently located just minutes from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, museums, performing arts venues and the North Carolina Botanical Garden. Meeting & event planners will appreciate the close proximity to the Raleigh-Durham International Airport, just about 25 minutes away and the 1700 + square feet of meeting space to accommodate up to 250 guests.  Collaborate with their Gallery Host for details.Hyatt Place Outdoor Pool Area

You’ll love the relaxing rooms, free daily breakfast and outdoor swimming pool. With a prime location in Southern Village, you’re just steps away from Weaver Street Market, locally owned restaurants and during the summer outdoor movies and live concerts on the green. Walking trails and parks are also an amenity in Southern Village – ask for the walking map

Cheers from your Gallery Hosts!

Taking you from morning to night with their Coffee to Cocktails Bar and a 24/7 light cafe menu in a relaxing atmosphere or room service.

The Gallery Hyatt Place



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