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Ted Kanatas Named General Manager for Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay
Golf Resort, Spa and Marina on Maryland’s Eastern Shore

CAMBRIDGE, Md. – (September 23, 2010) - Ted Kanatas, a seasoned hospitality executive, has been named general manager for Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina, the premier four-diamond resort on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Kanatas brings more than three decades of hotel management experience to the position.

Kanatas joins the award-winning waterfront resort after managing the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, the largest waterfront hotel in southern California. Kanatas was the general manager of the 1,625-room hotel for six years. 

“Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay is a spectacular resort for its full-service amenities, and for its unique waterfront location on the Eastern Shore, one of the nation’s most well-preserved, indigenous areas,” said Kanatas, a native of Ohio. “I look forward to returning to the East Coast, working with the resort’s talented team and becoming a part of the local community.” 

Prior to his time at the Manchester Grand Hyatt, Kanatas served as general manager for Hyatt Regency Atlanta for nine years. Preceding Atlanta, he was general manager at Hyatt Regency Columbus (Ohio), Hyatt Regency Louisville (Kentucky) and Hyatt Regency City of Commerce (California). During his notable career, Kanatas has worked for nine Hyatt hotels and brings experience in a variety of operational capacities, including food and beverage. 

Kanatas is a past recipient of Hyatt Hotels’ Donald N. Pritzker Award of Excellence for top General Manager of the Year. He received his B.A. in Economics from the University of Dayton. 

About the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort 
The Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina is the premier four-diamond resort of the Chesapeake Bay. The property, which completed a seven-million-dollar renovation in 2009, is nestled on 342 magnificent acres along the Choptank River, and features 400 luxurious rooms and suites. Among amenities are six superb dining options; an award-winning, 18-hole championship golf course; the 150-slip River Marsh Marina; an 18,000 square-foot Stillwater Spa; multi-level indoor and outdoor swimming pools; a fitness facility, and a children's recreation center. For reservations and information, please call (800) 633-7313 or visit Become a fan on Facebook at 

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 more than 2,000 rooms, feature intimate and large meeting spaces, and offer a full range of services and dining options tailored to serve the needs of conventions, business travelers or resort vacationers. Hyatt Regency enables all guests – whether they are traveling to work, unwind or gather in celebration – to feel productive and revitalized. For more information and reservations, visit


Laura Kosterl

Also See: Braedan Quigley Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort on Maryland’s Eastern Shore / July 2010

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