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Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront Hires New General Manager

Jeff Thompson - General Manager at Hyatt Regency Jacksonville

Jeff Thompson was hired at Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront as general manager of the Florida-based hotel.

Thompson brings 18 years of hospitality industry experience to his new position, where will oversee all aspects of the property, from it’s three restaurants to its 951 guest rooms, onsite pool and bar.

Before his hiring at Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, Thompson worked at a number of other Hyatt Regency locations. He was director of rooms at Hyatt Regency Chicago, Hyatt Regency McCormick Place and Hyatt Regency Indianapolis. His latest role was general manager at Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach, where he started in 2019.

“I’m thrilled to join the team at Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront and become involved in the city’s vibrant community,” Thompson said in a press release announcing his hire. “The team at the hotel is second to none and the world-class experience they provide to guests is unmatched. I am honored to lead the property and continue to provide the unparalleled customer service that has made Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront the leading hotel for leisure, business and group travelers, as well as dining and events in the area.”

This information is based on a press release from Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront.

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