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Paul Tang Named Area Vice President and Managing Director of Grand Hyatt San Antonio Hotel

February 13, 2014 Appointments No Comments Email Email

Grand Hyatt San Antonio is proud to welcome Paul Tang as its new General Manager and Area Vice President of Hyatt Hotels in Texas.

New General Manager brings 41 years of experience and expertise to Grand Hyatt San Antonio

Tang, the 1992 recipient of the Hyatt Donald Pritzker General Manager Award, attended the University of Hawaii where he obtained a BA in Travel Industry Management and later received an MBA from Michigan State University. In his 41-year Hyatt career, Tang held the position of General Manager in Seattle, Columbus, Chicago-O’Hare, Waikiki and most recently, Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando where he also served as Area Vice President of Florida Hyatt Hotels.

During his time in Florida, Tang was a frequent guest speaker at the Rosen School of Hospitality at University of Central Florida and the Hotel School at Florida State University. Under Tang’s leadership as Past-Chairman of Visit Orlando, the city was on track to host 56 million visitors this year, due to his success in shifting major convention business to Orlando, sustaining the second largest convention center in the United States. Tang served as Past-Chair of the Central Florida Hotel and Lodging Association (CFHLA), the largest Hotel Association in the United States, and also chaired the CFHLA foundation, which provides student scholarships and grants to local colleges in addition to a philanthropic endowment community. In 2012, he was recognized as CFHLA Lodging Member of the Year and was named Most Influential Businessman of the Year in addition to Business Executive of the Year by Orlando Business Journal.

Paul Tang and his wife Patti, have three grown children, son, Christopher and daughters, Alex and Samantha. Both he and his wife enjoy spending time with their children and King Charles Spaniel as well as golfing and participating in fitness programs.

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