Michael Murphy Appointed General Manager of Hyatt Regency Austin

/Michael Murphy Appointed General Manager of Hyatt Regency Austin

Michael Murphy Appointed General Manager of Hyatt Regency Austin

|2016-03-11T13:52:57-05:00March 11th, 2016|

Austin, Texas (March 11, 2016) – As it puts the finishing touches on its multi-million dollar renovation, Hyatt Regency Austin, located on the shores of Lady Bird Lake in Austin, has announced Michael Murphy as its new general manager.

Murphy joins Hyatt Regency Austin from Hyatt Westlake Plaza in Westlake Plaza, Calif. where he also served as general manager. He has returned to the Austin area after having worked as executive assistant manager at Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa between 2008 and 2010.

Murphy has worked with Hyatt Corporation for more than 20 years. He has held a variety of different positions within the company ranging from guest services manager and executive housekeeper, to rooms manager, front office manager, and more. He has also received several company awards and accolades including Hyatt’s Room Operations Achievement award, Manager of the Year, and more.

“I am very excited to be back in Austin and working at the newly renovated Hyatt Regency Austin,” said Michael Murphy, general manager of Hyatt Regency Austin. “I look forward to working with the property’s exceptional team to reintroduce the new and improved property to our guests and the local Austin community.”

Hyatt Regency Austin is in the process of completing its multi-million dollar renovation. It includes a $12 million complete renovation to its 448 guestrooms, as well as a $20 million renovation and expansion of its meeting spaces including the addition of the brand new Zilker Ballroom.

For more information on Hyatt Regency Austin, please call (512) 477-1234, or visit www.austin.hyatt.com.

About Hyatt Regency Austin

Situated on the shores of Lady Bird Lake in Austin, Texas, Hyatt Regency Austin is a modern hotel located in the middle of the vibrant downtown.  The AAA Four Diamond property is ideally located in the city’s center, allowing guests the convenience to explore the best of Austin, from the famous live music scene and eclectic shops and boutiques, to popular landmarks and lake activities, and much more.  The hotel offers more than 45,000 sq. feet of customizable function space, including the 14,138 sq. foot Zilker Ballroom, and a 3,700 sq. foot outdoor terrace.  Hyatt Regency Austin provides a variety of delicious dining options for guests at Southwest Bistro and Marker 10.  For more information on Hyatt Regency Austin, please visit www.austin.hyatt.com

About Hyatt Regency Hotels

Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a proud heritage of making guests feel more than welcome. Thousands of members of the Hyatt family strive to make a difference in the lives of the guests they encounter every day by providing authentic hospitality. The Company's subsidiaries manage, franchise, own and develop hotels and resorts under the Hyatt®, Park Hyatt®, Andaz®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt Place® and Hyatt HouseTM. Hyatt House is changing its brand identity from Hyatt Summerfield Suites®. Hyatt Residential Group, Inc., a Hyatt Hotels Corporation subsidiary, develops, operates, markets or licenses Hyatt ResidencesTM and Hyatt Residence ClubTM. As of June 30, 2012, the Company's worldwide portfolio consisted of 492 properties in 45 countries.

For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com

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