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"This led to a record level of fees and the highest free cash flow in Hyatt's history"

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Published on 26/02/24 - Updated on 26/02/24

Hyatt Financial Results

Hyatt Hotels Corporation released its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2023, showcasing notable achievements and insights into its operational performance. Let's delve into the key highlights from Hyatt's latest financial update.

Solid Financial Performance:

Hyatt reported a net income of $26 million for the fourth quarter of 2023 and $220 million for the full year, surpassing expectations. Adjusted net income stood at $68 million for Q4 and $276 million for the full year, indicating strong financial stability.

We are outpacing the industry in a meaningful way- Mark S. Hoplamazian, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hyatt.

Free cash flow has more than doubled because we are a fundamentally different company. He added.

 RevPAR Growth and Market Adaptability:

Comparable system-wide RevPAR experienced a significant increase of 9.1% in Q4 and 17.0% for the full year 2023 compared to the same periods in 2022. This growth reflects Hyatt's ability to adapt to changing market conditions and capitalise on emerging trends.

"The fourth quarter marks the completion of a transformative year and demonstrates the progress towards our strategic vision and earnings evolution. RevPAR growth exceeded the high end of our guidance range, and we had industry leading net rooms growth for the seventh consecutive year. This led to a record level of fees and the highest free cash flow in Hyatt's history. We returned $500 million to our shareholders and achieved asset-light earnings mix of approximately 76% for the full year, a testament to the successful execution of our strategy."- Mark S. Hoplamazian, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hyatt

Operational Excellence and Expansion:

Hyatt demonstrated operational excellence with a surge in management, franchise, license, and other fees in Q4 2023. The company also expanded its global footprint, welcoming 29 new hotels into its portfolio during the quarter, including strategic partnerships in key markets.

Financial Strategy and Outlook:

Hyatt's prudent financial management led to a total liquidity of approximately $2.4 billion and a solid balance sheet.

Looking Ahead:

As Hyatt moves forward, it remains optimistic about its outlook for fiscal year 2024. With a focus on innovation, sustainability, and guest-centric experiences, Hyatt aims to navigate market challenges and capitalize on growth opportunities in the dynamic hospitality industry.

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