LEXINGTON, KY. - Hyatt Regency Lexington -- Southern sophistication tucked in the heart of horse country in downtown Lexington, Ky. -- debuts a multi-million-dollar renovation to its 366 guestrooms, 20,000 square feet of meeting and event space, hotel lobby and restaurant, BlueFire Bar & Grill. Connected to Rupp Arena, Lexington Convention Center and Lexington Complex shops, the reimagined Hyatt Regency Lexington presents guests with refined charm in service, space and experience, while maintaining its distinct character.

"Our newly enhanced product allows guests to be in the epicenter of Lexington, while experiencing true Kentucky southern hospitality in a beautiful hotel," says Ron van Haaren, general manager Hyatt Regency Lexington. "Whether visiting for business or taking in the sites and history for pleasure, guests of Hyatt Regency Lexington will find a hotel where they can meld service and convenience in one location."

The upgraded Hyatt Regency Lexington reveals a rich interior design inspired by Kentucky's unique topography, from the rolling green hills to lush blue skies and vibrant red clay. Stunning artwork depicting the state's famous history of horse racing is found throughout the hotel. Spacious, well-appointed guestrooms include robust workstations, elegant furnishings, as well as granite bath with KenetMD bath amenities. Offering impressive views of the city, historic Triangle Park or verdant atrium of BlueFire Bar & Grill, Hyatt Regency Lexington presents 360 guestrooms and six suites inclusive of separate living, dining and work areas - perfect for hosting events in grand style.

With more than 19,000 square feet of meetings and event space and 4,500 square feet of pre-function space complete with two ballrooms and 17 meeting rooms with flexible arrangements, group guests of Hyatt Regency Lexington enjoy spectacular catering options for ten to 3,000 people. Flexible meeting rooms are adjacent to Lexington Convention Center and the 23,000-seat Rupp Arena, which also offers more than 130,000 square feet of event space that Hyatt Regency Lexington has access to for planning events. Expert AV specialists and service team are available 24-hours.

The signature restaurant at Hyatt Regency Lexington, BlueFire Bar & Grill, reveals a new layout, which showcases a more simplistic design along with new lunch and dinner menus. Handpicked-ingredients, sourced thoughtfully and international flavors inspire the menus at BlueFire Bar & Grill, offering delicious cuisine in a chic and comfortable atmosphere. Guests will enjoy a unique spin on traditional Kentucky fare, including Chicken & Waffles, Bourbon Glazed Porter House and a BlueFire twist on the famous "Kentucky Hot Brown" with Hot Blue.

Managed by TPG Hospitality, the new design of Hyatt Regency Lexington is a part of TPG Hospitality's national portfolio improvement plan, which includes the renovation and in some cases rebranding of dozens of hotels coast-to-coast.

Situated in the lively Bluegrass Region, Hyatt Regency Lexington offers an indoor heated pool, business center and a 24-hour StayFit@Hyatt gym with preferred tee times at Players Club of Lexington, University Club of Kentucky and Kearny Hills Links. Connected to Rupp Arena, Lexington Convention Center -- offering 130,000 square feet of event space -- and The Shops at Lexington Center in downtown, while just minutes away from historic sites, Kentucky horse attractions, area shopping and dining.

For more information on the reimagined Hyatt Regency Lexington, please call (859) 253-1234 or visit the website and Facebook.

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Ranked among the top five largest U.S. hotel management companies, TPG Hospitality (est. 1985) boasts a national operating portfolio of more than 60 hotels representing nearly 20,000 guestrooms in 26 states. TPG Hospitality is an approved/preferred operator of all major brands and delivers top-tier performance of core branded & lifestyle full service and select service properties to multiple ownership groups and capital partners. For more information, please visit www.tpghospitality.com

The Hyatt Regency brand prides itself on connecting travelers to who and what matters most to them. More than 150 conveniently located Hyatt Regency urban and resort locations in over 30 countries around the world serve as the go-to gathering space for every occasion - from efficient business meetings to memorable family vacations. The brand offers a one-stop experience that puts everything guests need right at their fingertips. Hyatt Regency hotels and resorts offer a full range of services and amenities, including notable culinary experiences; technology-enabled ways to collaborate; the space to work, engage or relax; and expert planners who can take care of every detail. For more information, visit hyattregency.com.

Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a proud heritage of making guests feel more than welcome. Thousands of members of the Hyatt family strive to make a difference in the lives of the guests they encounter every day by providing authentic hospitality. The Company's subsidiaries develop, own, operate, manage, franchise, license or provide services to hotels, resorts, branded residences and vacation ownership properties, including under the Park Hyatt®, Grand Hyatt®, Andaz®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt CentricTM, Hyatt®, Hyatt Place®, Hyatt House®, Hyatt ZivaTM, Hyatt ZilaraTM, Hyatt Residence Club® and Hyatt Residences® brand names and have locations on six continents. As of December 31, 2015, the Company's worldwide portfolio consisted of 638 properties in 52 countries. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.