News for the Hospitality Executive
DALLAS (November 27, 2012) – Darryl Jett has been named the new General Manager for W Dallas – Victory hotel. The position marks Jett’s return to the W brand. He was General Manager of W Atlanta at Perimeter Center for four years and Director of Operations at W Chicago Lakeshore, where he helped launch the W concept in the Chicago market.
Jett brings more than 25 years of hospitality leadership to W Dallas - Victory, including his most recent experience as Hotel Manager for the 1,068-room Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta. He also held positions overseeing rooms, convention services, front office operations and facilities with Westin and Sheraton hotels in the Chicago area. Jett earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management at Lewis Clarke State College.
“I’m so pleased to be working with the W brand again,” said Jett. “As the fastest-growing luxury brand in the hospitality history, W has more than doubled its footprint in the last four years, transforming into a global powerhouse. W Dallas - Victory is also implementing many exciting changes, from the new Cook Hall restaurant to a stunning new meeting and social space, along with upgrades throughout the hotel. I’m looking forward to being part of the community and helping provide a memorable Dallas experience to our guests.”
About W Dallas – Victory
A member of W Hotels Worldwide®, W Dallas - Victory opened in Victory Park in June 2006. Perfectly positioned to downtown Dallas, American Airlines Center and the city’s upscale shopping, entertainment and arts districts, the stylishly hip playground features Southern charm, amenities to amplify your stay for work or play, and luxe accommodations. Guests of W Dallas - Victory can indulge in the sophisticated nightlife of the Living Room Bar; get WET® in the outdoor infinity pool offering 16th floor cityscape views; or recharge and de-stress at Bliss® Spa. A modern American gastropub, Cook Hall, also opens soon. The hotel was named a “Top New Hotel” by MSN in 2007 and received a “Best Business Hotels” designation by Forbes Magazine in 2006. For more information, please visit www.wdallasvictory.com. Be a true W Insider and download the W Hotels mobile app to stream music, order in or book your next stay. Join the property’s social scene -- Facebook (W Dallas - Victory Hotel & Residences) and Twitter (@WDallas) -- to stay updated on current happenings, special offers or promotions.
Traub Hired as the Director of Sales and Marketing for W Dallas -
Victory Hotel in Texas / July 2012
First W Hotel in Texas, the W Dallas Victory Hotel and Residences Opens
with 252 Guestrooms and 144 Condos / June 2006
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|The W Dallas Victory Hotel & Residences Adding 2nd W Residence Tower; Nears Sellout of First 61Condo Units / April 2005|
Tom Hicks and Ross Perot Jr Break Ground on W Dallas Victory Hotel and
Residences, 250 rooms, 70 High-end Condos / March 2004
|Developers of Victory, a 72-acre Master Planned Development in Dallas, Appoint Starwood to Manage and Operate the W Dallas Victory Hotel and Residences / July 2003|
A. Himmel, Lead Developer for Victory - the $600 million Redevelopment
Project Near Downtown Dallas; Envisions a W Hotel / Jan 2002