TSA Experiment with DFW Hotel Gives Guests Access to Shops

MULTIMEDIA AVAILABLE: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=5289014 DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 6, 2006--Grand Hyatt DFW, adjoined to the state-of-the-art International Terminal D at DFW International Airport, today announced...


-- If the DPS Officer permits the registered guest(s) to participate in the AAACE Program, the DPS Officer only will complete and issue the registered guest(s) an AAACE Authorization Form to permit the individual name on it to proceed through only the Terminal D22 security screening checkpoint and cannot be used at any other screening checkpoints.

-- The Authorization Form must be presented at the Terminal D22 screening checkpoint, along with government-issued identification, on the date of the form's issuance. The Form will be taken by the TSA Transportation Security Officer at the screening checkpoint.

Time Period for Access Privileges

-- The Authorization Form is valid for only one entrance on the date of issuance and expires at midnight on that date.

-- The entire process must be repeated and a new Authorization Form obtained for each access to the commercial establishments beyond the screening checkpoint.

Restrictions

-- Registered overnight guests of the Grand Hyatt DFW who are booked on a flight departing DFW cannot participate in the AAACE Program on the date of their scheduled flight.

-- Conference attendees or patrons at the Grand Met restaurant at Grand Hyatt DFW may not participate in the AAACE Program unless their status as a registered overnight guest has been verified.

-- Minors cannot participate in the AAACE Program unless they are accompanied by an adult registered overnight hotel guest staying with them who is also permitted to participate in the AAACE Program.

-- Minors who have received an Authorization Form will not be allowed to proceed through the TSA screening checkpoint at D22 unless accompanied by an adult with a valid Authorization From and whose name appears on the minor's Authorization Form.

-- AAACE Program participants, like commercial airline passengers, are limited to bringing one bag plus one personal item beyond the screening checkpoint. Items on the current TSA Prohibited Items List can be found at the Grand Hyatt DFW hotel front desk or at http://www.tsa.gov.

About the Grand Hyatt DFW

Opened July 2005 as the only Grand Hyatt located at an airport and the first Grand Hyatt to be built in Texas, the 12-story, 303,675-square-foot hotel offers an unparalleled experienced in hospitality for business and leisure travels. Grand Hyatt DFW features 298 guest rooms, with 45 suites luxuriously designed with a residential ambiance, providing a personal sanctuary to meet the needs of today's discerning business traveler. The hotel provides ballroom/banquet/meeting space, a restaurant, lounge, coffee bar, rooftop heated swimming pool and fully-equipped fitness center with spa treatment rooms. All guest rooms offer a full range of amenities, such as Hyatt's signature Grand Bed, state-of-the-art 32-inch flat screen televisions with digital video-on-demand and premium cable service, over-sized bathrooms outfitted with a freestanding shower and soaking tub, a spacious granite-top work desk, high-speed wired and wireless Internet access and two in-room telephones.

DFW International Airport owns the hotel, and Chicago-based Hyatt Hotels Corporation manages the property.

For more information about the Grand Hyatt DFW, or to make a reservation, visit www.GrandHyattDFW.com. From the U.S. and Canada, reservations for any Hyatt hotel worldwide may be obtained by calling 1-800-233-1234 or logging onto www.hyatt.com. MULTIMEDIA AVAILABLE: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=5289014

CONTACT: Cooksey Communications Molli Samuels 972-580-0662 ext. 22 molli@cookseypr.com KEYWORD: TEXASINDUSTRY KEYWORD: TRAVEL AIRLINES TRANSPORTATION PRODUCT PHOTO PHOTOWIRESOURCE: Grand Hyatt DFWPHOTO: 83405

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