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Cultural Travel to New Mexico During Centennial Celebration


Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort Offers Native American Experience

THE PUEBLO OF SANTA ANA, N.M., Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With educational and enrichment vacations becoming more and more popular, New Mexico offers an authentic cultural experience for travelers with several historical and cultural sites.  As travelers flock to New Mexico this year to take part in the state's centennial celebration, the Hyatt Regency Tamaya is offering guests a cultural vacation experience for guests to discover the history and heritage of the state.  Located on the Pueblo of Santa Ana, between Santa Fe and Albuquerque, the resort is steeped in hundreds of years of Native American culture and traditions.

From the architectural pueblo design to activities such as bread baking in a huruna oven with a member of the Santa Ana Pueblo, Native American jewelry making, clay making and pottery classes, and even traditional Native American dance and music performances, the resort offers a unique educational experience for guests.

"The Hyatt Regency Tamaya is dedicated to preserving the traditions of the Pueblo of Santa Ana by educating travelers from throughout the world about its customs and traditions," said Jena Marquez, public relations and marketing manager at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa.  "The resort provides an opportunity for history buffs and families alike to better understand Native American culture.  This year, the state is celebrating its centennial, so it is a great opportunity for guests to come and learn more about the heritage of our beautiful state."

The resort also houses the Tamaya Cultural Learning Center.  The center educates resort guests about the Tamayame (People of Tamaya) and their settlement on the Pueblo of Santa Ana, and showcases authentic Native American artwork from throughout New Mexico including paintings, photography, sculpture and ceramic, weavings, and pottery.

For reservations or more information, please call (800) 55-HYATT (800-554-9288) or visit

About Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa

Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa is located on 500 acres on the Pueblo of Santa Ana, in New Mexico.  350 pueblo-style guestrooms showcase traditional designs created with natural materials featuring the modern comforts and pampering amenities. Also featured is the 18-hole championship Twin Warriors Golf Club; The Stables at Tamaya; and the award winning Tamaya Mist Spa, and the Tamaya Cultural Learning Center.  Discover Tamaya. Tamaya, a quiet and special place.

SOURCE Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa

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