MINNEAPOLIS—October 24, 2012 – Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, 1300 Nicollet Mall, announces the promotion of Mark Becker to General Manager.
Becker, a 22-year Hyatt veteran, will oversee operations at the newly
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis. As General Manager, Becker is responsible
overall vision and future direction of the property. He began his
Hyatt in 1990 as a Housekeeping Supervisor with Hyatt Regency
acted as Executive Assistant Manager for Hyatt Grand Champions Resort
at Indian Wells, CA and Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach. While serving
Executive, he oversaw a $36 million expansion of the Hyatt Grand
Resort and developed the first Medical and Skin spa in Hyatt’s
During his time as a Senior Rooms Executive with Hyatt Regency
Beach, he implemented a recreation department and developed the first
front property partnership with Disney. As General Manager of Hyatt
Sarasota, Becker was the leading force behind a $20 million
which resulted in a 4 Diamond rating.
Becker was named Manager of the Year in 1996, and received the
Hyatt Hotels and Resorts Rooms Executive of the Year in 2004 and 2007.
he was the Board Chair of the Sarasota Convention and Visitor’s Bureau.
currently serves on the Executive Committee Member for the Sarasota
Commerce. Becker graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Hotel and
Management from Boston University. He and his wife have
About Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis features 533 guestrooms, 74,000 square feet
high tech function space, and a StayFit™ Athletic Club with an indoor
pool. The hotel is located at 1300 Nicollet Mall, which features
shopping and dining. Hyatt Regency Minneapolis is only a short trip
from the Mall of America, the Walker Arts Center, and Guthrie Theater.
reservations, visit www.minneapolis.hyatt.com
About Hyatt Regency
Hyatt Regency encompasses the full spectrum of hotel types, which are
conveniently located in urban, suburban, airport, convention and resort
destinations around the world. Properties range in size from 200 to
2,000 rooms, feature intimate and large meeting spaces, and offer a
of services and dining options tailored to serve the needs of
business travelers or resort vacationers. Hyatt Regency enables all
whether they are traveling to work, unwinding or gathering in
celebration – to
feel productive and revitalized. For more information and reservations,