The weakness of its business model pertains to the issue that its pricing is higher than the competitors that also constitute a threat to it as recessionary forces across the globe seek to take a toll on the disposable incomes of the consumers that would lead to a direct reduction in the discretionary expenses of the consumer. This decline is expected to be more pronounced in the case of developed economies as they are expected to be the hardest hit by the recession. Park Hyatt which is relatively more focused on the developed world for its revenues thus lies vulnerable to this threat.
However, there are various opportunities that are available for Park Hyatt too. One such is to tap the potential of the emerging markets by leveraging on its brand value and the other pertains to extension of the service portfolio to include the middle and budget market segments of the economy also within its service ambit.