Hyatt Regency Austin appoints new GM

Hyat Regency Austin

Hyatt Regency Austin appointed Michael Murphy as its new GM.

Murphy joins Hyatt Regency Austin from Hyatt Westlake Plaza in Westlake Plaza, Calif., where he also served as GM. He 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.

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Hyatt Regency Austin is in the process of completing its multi-million dollar renovation.  It includes a $12-million update 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.

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