Hyatt Regency Brisbane has announced that Saraid Carey assumed the position of general manager. Hyatt’s first property in Brisbane and return of the Hyatt brand to the state of Queensland, which recently opened on 1 February 2021.
A highly engaging and dynamic leader, Saraid returns home to Australia, most recently as pre-opening general manager of Hyatt Regency Koh Samui, Thailand. With over 18 years of hotel leadership experience, Saraid has previously held positions as opening general manager of Hyatt Place Bangkok, hotel manager Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok, EAM sales and marketing Grand Hyatt Melbourne, director of events and pre-opening team member of Park Hyatt Melbourne.
Additionally, Saraid was part of The Starlight Children’s Foundation as National Events Manager, and was the general manager of business development and partnerships, for L’Oréal Melbourne Fashion Festival, the largest consumer Fashion Festival globally, from 2009 to 2010.
“I am thrilled to return home to lead in this exciting new location for Hyatt. The outstanding leadership team onboard along with our new Hyatt colleagues will focus on further improving this incredible offering in partnership with Salter Brothers. We will curate exciting food and beverage landmarks to enjoy, be it for weekend and evening fun, or for the comfort and ease of our corporate guests,” says Saraid Carey.
Located on Queen Street Mall, Hyatt Regency Brisbane is a premium retreat in the heart of Brisbane’s Central Business District. The hotel features 292 well-appointed guestrooms with modern décor, two food and beverage outlets; Lennons Restaurant and Bar and The Pool
Terrace and Bar, along with 100 square metres of flexible meeting space at the Executive Studios. Other facilities include a 24-hour fitness centre and iconic outdoor 20-metre infinity-edge pool ideal for unwinding after a day’s work, shopping or exploring Brisbane.