Re: [802SEC] Houston, we have a problem
I mentioned this to Dawn last week, and she and Buzz are on it.
Give them some time to sort out possibilitites.
Johnston, Dj wrote:
> Please, nobody mention the 'D' word.
> David Johnston
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> What are we doing about the March 04 Plenary? I just got this off
> the Hyatt website (http://hyattorlando.hyatt.com/):
> Hyatt Hotels Corporation announces the impending closure of Hyatt
> Orlando located at 6375 West Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway,
> Kissimmee, Florida. After more than 30 years of service to the
> traveling public and the Orlando area community as a member of the
> Hyatt family of hotels, the hotel **will close to the public on
> Friday, September 12, 2003.**
> Due to the unavailability of funds to maintain operations, the hotel
> is compelled to close. Since the initiation of bankruptcy
> proceedings by Orlando Hyatt Hotel Associates Limited, owner of the
> hotel, on April 24, 2002, Hyatt attempted to maintain normal hotel
> operations at Hyatt Orlando.
> In the face of anticipated operating shortfalls, hotel ownership
> secured financing to cover shortfalls expected over the final months
> of 2003. Hotel ownership and Hyatt recently were advised by
> representatives of Lennar Partners, acting in their capacity as
> representatives of the hotel lender, that it was directing the
> filing of a motion to withdraw the committed interim financing.
> Following efforts by Hyatt and hotel ownership to discuss an orderly
> transition or closure plan with Lennar Partners and the bankruptcy
> court's subsequent decision not to hear an emergency motion to
> compel the funding of the previously committed financing this week,
> hotel ownership directed Hyatt to commence the immediate closure of
> the hotel as directed by the owner and lender.
> Efforts to avoid a sudden closure have been unsuccessful, and hotel
> ownership and Hyatt have been left no alternative but to close the
> hotel. Hyatt has no information as to the future of the hotel, which
> will be resolved through the bankruptcy proceeding.
> Hyatt remains committed to Orlando and is grateful to the community
> for the many years of support to Hyatt Orlando. Hyatt values its
> relationship with the employees of the Hyatt Orlando and, to the
> degree possible, will attempt to offer employment at other Hyatt
> hotels in the Orlando-area where positions are available.
> Guests with current reservations at Hyatt Orlando will be contacted
> by Hyatt's customer service department. Hyatt's Central Reservation
> Center in Omaha will no longer be accepting reservations for Hyatt
> Orlando as of the night preceding the closure date.
> **If you have any questions about current reservations, please call
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