Appointed General Manager
At Park Hyatt Washington, D.C. - DC, USA
Jon Benson is appointed General Manager, Park Hyatt Washington, D.C. effective immediately. Benson will oversee the operation of the luxury 216-room hotel, including its landmark restaurant Blue Duck Tavern. Located in the fashionable West End Georgetown neighborhood of the nation’s capital, Benson joins Park Hyatt Washington as the hotel marks its 30th anniversary.
A seasoned hospitality executive, Benson comes to Park Hyatt Washington with over 29 years of experience with Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, most recently in Florida where he was General Manager, Hyatt Key West Resort and Spa.
Having started his Hyatt career in culinary, Benson rose through the ranks becoming Executive Chef at Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino and was later promoted to Hyatt resort properties in the Caribbean, Hawaii, Beaver Creek, CO and Florida. In 2010, Benson was named Director of Culinary Operations for Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, based in Chicago.