Terry Dunbar joins Park Hyatt Washington, D.C., as GM

The Park Hyatt Washington, D.C. Photo credit: Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Park Hyatt Washington, D.C. appointed Terry Dunbar as the new GM for the luxury 220-room hotel. In this role, Dunbar will be responsible for all aspects of Park Hyatt Washington, D.C.’s operations. Dunbar joins this property having worked for 30 years with Hyatt Hotels Corporation. He most recently served as the GM of the Hyatt Regency Boston for four years. 

Terry Dunbar. Photo credit:
Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Dunbar launched his Hyatt career at the Park Hyatt Washington, D.C. He held various positions throughout the hotel over a period of eight years.

Throughout his tenure, Dunbar has served as the GM of Stanhope Park Hyatt, Hyatt Regency Suites Atlanta, Hyatt Fair Lakes, Hyatt Regency Long Island and the Hyatt Regency Jersey City. Before his most recent assignment in Boston he was nominated as Hyatt Hotels and Resorts general manager of the year in 2003 and 2012. Dunbar has also been associated with Hyatt Regency Reston and Grand Hyatt Washington, D.C. Prior to joining Hyatt, Dunbar in 1992, he owned and operated a 48-room hotel in Edgeworthstown, Longford and Percy French Hotel in Strokestown, Ireland.  

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“I am extremely excited and honored to be given the opportunity to return to the nation’s capital and serve as general manager for Park Hyatt Washington, D.C. where I began by Hyatt career,” Dunbar said in a statement. “After spending four great years at Hyatt Regency Boston, both professionally and personally, I look forward to this new and exciting challenge and leading the hotel and team forward.”

A native of Dublin, Ireland, Dunbar graduated from the Regional College of Galway earning a higher diploma in hotels and catering management. With a passion for enhancing partnership and relationships through the city, Dunbar looks forward to building community relations in Washington, D.C. Dunbar is also an avid cyclist and runner and is looking forward to staying active and rowing on the Potomac.

Park Hyatt Washington, D.C. is located in the West End Georgetown neighborhood, near Embassy Row and the Smithsonian Museums. Park Hyatt Washington affords guests access to shopping, dining and cultural attractions of the nation’s capital. With 220 guestrooms and suites, a Tea Cellar offering rare and vintage tea selections and an intimate Spa Room, Park Hyatt Washington also is home to the Michelin-starred restaurant, Blue Duck Tavern. Park Hyatt Washington also offers flexible meeting and event space, The Gallery, with seasonal catering