SALT LAKE CITY – November 24, 2021 –  Hyatt Regency Salt Lake City announced the appointment of Pina Purpero as the hotel’s general manager of the 700-room convention hotel, slated to open fall of 2022. In this role, Purpero will be responsible for directing all aspects of hotel operations, including hotel administration, guest services and all sales and marketing efforts, as well as working to ensure guests experience the level of care for which the Hyatt Regency brand is known.

Most recently, Purpero served as general manager at Hyatt Regency Lake Washington at Seattle’s Southport where she was responsible for all facets of hotel management, including sales and marketing, food and beverage, revenue management and rooms operations. Prior to this, Purpero was general manager of The Bellevue Hotel in Philadelphia, part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, where she led the luxury hotel’s overall operation through an extensive renovation and repositioning.


“Appointing industry leaders like Purpero, who has had great success in her career, gives Hyatt Regency Salt Lake City a solid foundation for success,” says Jordan Meisner, Senior Vice President of Field Operations for Hyatt.

Purpero graduated cum laude from St. Norbert College and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business and Psychology.

Slated to open fall of 2022 and attached to the Salt Palace Convention Center, Hyatt Regency Salt Lake City is designed for large scale meetings and conventions and will welcome guests to experience a vibrant and thriving urban hub, with breathtaking views of the snowcapped mountains.

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