The Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa has announced the appointment of John Yeadon as the property's new director of sales and marketing.
Yeadon has 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry, eight of which were with Hyatt. Most recently he was director of sales and marketing for the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis.
“We are thrilled to welcome John to Maui and to our ohana here at the Hyatt,” said Allan Farwell, general manager at Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa. “His wealth of experience in the travel industry and in the Hyatt family will be an asset to the resort as we aim to exceed our goals in driving business and leisure travel to our hotel, and provide an authentic Hawaiian experience to travelers.”
A graduate of Indiana University, Yeadon began his career at Hyatt as a corporate management trainee, gradually rising through the ranks over the years, serving in Indianapolis, Denver and Minneapolis. As director of sales and marketing at Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Yeadon oversaw two renovations totaling 50 million dollars, as well as an expansion of the property.
“I am very excited to join the outstanding team at Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa,” adds Yeadon. “Hyatt Regency Maui is an exceptional resort on one the world’s most beautiful islands, and I can’t wait to provide a fresh pair of eyes to keep us at the forefront of Hawaiian hospitality.”
The Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa has 806 guestrooms, including 31 suites, with plantation-style furnishings and a private lanai with panoramic views. Other amenities include oceanfront, a spa and fitness center, a water playground with tropical streams and waterfalls, golf, three tennis courts, scuba and water sports, four restaurants and lounges, shopping, and over 100,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor function space, as well as expert-led stargazing, luau, and wildlife, art and tropical garden tours.