UDeCOTT: New General Manager Appointed for the Hyatt Regency in Trinidad

Contact: UDeCOTT Corporate Communications – 627-0083

June 11, 2007: Russell George is appointed General Manager of the Hyatt Regency Trinidad effective June 11, 2007. Russell, a graduate of Tuffs University, gained resort management in St. John and St. Croix working for Rock Resorts in the U.S. Virgin Islands before joining Hyatt Hotels Corporation in May 1988 as Director of Catering/Convention Services for the Hyatt Regency Columbus. Following further appointments as Executive Assistant Manager at the Hyatt Lodge in Oakbrook, Illinois. Russell was appointed Resident Manager of the Hyatt Regency Chicago, Hyatt 2100 room Flagship property in January 1998. In February 1999 Russell was promoted to General Manager of the Hyatt Lisle, and in January 2005 to General Manager of the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati.

UDeCOTT is developing the structures that form part of the innovation for lasting prosperity;the development plan of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago.