Hyatt Regency Baltimore Names New General Manager

BALTIMORE, MD – Hyatt Regency Baltimore has named Kevin Kennedy as General Manager. Kennedy brings 30 years of hospitality experience to his new role, most recently having served as General Manager at Hyatt Regency Orange County, CA for the past 7 years.

Kennedy started his Hyatt career as a Hotel Assistant Manager at Hyatt Orlando, and held various positions at Hyatt hotels across North America. Kennedy’s first General Manager post was at Hyatt Regency Bellevue.

“I have watched Kevin grow with the company over the years, and regardless of where he is, Kevin gives his best and achieves great results. He has worked successfully around the country, and we know that he will continue to be a true professional and add great value to the Hyatt Regency brand and Hyatt Regency Baltimore property.” said Jerry Lewin, Sr. VP Operations, Hyatt.

Kennedy embraces the local community where he lives and works. Most recently Kennedy was the Chairman of the Anaheim/Orange County Visitor and Convention Bureau, and he served on the Board of Directors for the Anaheim/Orange County Hotel and Lodging Association. Kennedy was also a Founder and President of the Garden Grove Tourism Promotion Corporation. Earlier this year, under Kennedy’s leadership, Hyatt Regency Orange County hotel received the Orange County Business Journal’s, “Best Places to Work,” distinction. In 2011, Kevin was a nominee for Hyatt’s General Manager of the Year award.

A Florida native, Kennedy and his wife Michelle have two children, Kyle and Allison. Kennedy enjoys spending time with his family and golden retriever. When he’s not on the beach, Kennedy can be found enjoying golf, running, and snowboarding.

For more information about Hyatt Regency Baltimore, please visit www.baltimore.hyatt.com or call: 410-528-1234.

About Hyatt Regency Baltimore
Hyatt Regency Baltimore is located at 300 Light Street in the city’s vibrant Inner Harbor. This 488 room hotel with more than 40,000 sq ft of event space offers direct access to Baltimore’s picturesque Inner Harbor and is just steps away from many shops, restaurants, and attractions. The hotel’s stylish accommodations include amenities including a full-service fitness center, rooftop pool deck and its signature Bistro 300 restaurant. Since its opening in 1981, Hyatt Regency Baltimore has won numerous tourism and community service awards, including: the Mayor’s Business Recognition Award; a Diversity Trailblazer Award; and is a top hotel in Maryland by Expedia’s Insiders’ Select list. The property is also the longest AAA four-diamond award-winning hotel in Maryland. Hyatt Regency Baltimore was recognized in 2011 as a, “Best Hotel in the US,” by U.S. News & World Reports. For more information about Hyatt Regency Baltimore, please visit: www.baltimore.hyatt.com or call: 410-528-1234.

About Hyatt Regency
Hyatt Regency hotels offer a full range of services and facilities tailored to serve the needs of meeting planners, business travelers and leisure guests. Properties range in size from 180 to over 2,000 rooms and are conveniently located in urban, suburban, airport, convention and resort destinations around the world. Hyatt Regency convention hotels feature spacious meeting and conference facilities designed to provide a productive environment allowing guests to convene and connect. Hyatt Regency hotels in resort locations cater to couples seeking a getaway, families enjoying a vacation together and corporate groups seeking a functional and relaxed atmosphere in which to conduct business and meetings.

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