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FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Wallis John
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Hyatt Hotels Corp [H]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
See Remarks
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O HYATT HOTELS CORPORATION, 71 S. WACKER DRIVE, 12TH FLOOR
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
03/16/2012
(Street)

CHICAGO, IL 60606
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Class A Common Stock 03/16/2012   M   1,796 A (1) 5,700 D  
Class A Common Stock 03/16/2012   F   565 D $41.29 5,135 D  
Class A Common Stock(2) 03/16/2012   A   14,531 A $ 0 19,666 D  

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units (1) 03/16/2012   M     1,796 03/16/2012 03/16/2012 Class A Common Stock 1,796 $ 0 5,391 D  
Restricted Stock Units (3) 03/16/2012   A   7,265     (4)   (4) Class A Common Stock 7,265 $ 0 7,265 D  
Stock Appreciation Rights $41.29 03/16/2012   A   17,351     (5) 03/16/2022 Class A Common Stock 17,351 $ 0 17,351 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Wallis John
C/O HYATT HOTELS CORPORATION
71 S. WACKER DRIVE, 12TH FLOOR
CHICAGO, IL 60606
      See Remarks  

Signatures

 /s/ Harmit J. Singh, Attorney-in-fact   03/20/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Each Restricted Stock Unit ("RSU") represents the contingent right to receive, at settlement, one share of Class A Common Stock. This transaction represents the settlement of vested RSUs in shares of Class A Common Stock.
(2) Represents 14,531 shares of restricted Class A common stock ("Restricted Stock") issued pursuant to the Amended and Restated Hyatt Hotels Corporation Long-Term Incentive Plan (the "LTIP"). The Restricted Stock will vest following the three-year period ending December 31, 2014, subject to attainment of certain performance goals set forth in a restricted stock award agreement. The Restricted Stock is subject to certain restrictions, including restrictions on transfer, prior to vesting. The shares of Restricted Stock vest at 12.5% if the threshold goal is achieved, 50% if the target goal is achieved and 100% if the maximum goal is achieved or exceeded. If less than 100% of the shares of Restricted Stock vest, then those shares that do not vest will be forfeited.
(3) Each RSU represents the contingent right to receive one share of Class A Common Stock.
(4) The RSUs issued pursuant to the LTIP vest and become payable in four equal annual installments beginning on March 16, 2013. The RSUs will be settled in Class A Common Stock upon vesting, subject to earlier settlement upon death or disability or a change of control of the Issuer.
(5) The stock appreciation rights issued pursuant to the LTIP vest in four equal annual installments beginning on March 16, 2013.
 
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