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Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa Names GM

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Irby Morvant, Jr. has joined The Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa as general manager.

Morvant brings more than 30 years of industry experience to the role, most recently as general manager of The Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, where he spearheaded a $70 million renovation of the property. He previously served as regional vice president of sales for Hyatt’s Resort Portfolio, including hotels in Hawaii, reports Pacific Business News.

In his new role, he will oversee the 1,230-room property, including its spa, fitness center, pool and dining concept.

“We are proud to welcome back to Hawaii a notable veteran in the Hyatt ohana who brings years of knowledge and expertise in the hospitality industry,” Michael Jokovich, area vice president Hawaii, Pacific Northwest, and general manager, said in a statement. 

In his new role, Morvant will lead the 1,230-room property, which also has a spa, fitness center, pool and a few dining concepts.

“Hyatt Regency Waikiki is a beautiful iconic property located steps from Waikiki Beach, and I am beyond thrilled to join this talented team who has welcomed me with so much aloha,” added Morvant. “I look forward to making authentic connections with our associates and guests. These connections will be built through empathy and fun, which are values that are most important to me.”