Veteran Hyatt hotelier to lead first Hyatt Regency in Beijing
Mr. Till Martin has been manning the helm as Hyatt Regency Beijing Wangjing’s opening general manager since November 2016, bringing with him a rare passion and expertise to the opening of the hotel. Scheduled to debut in the second quarter 2018, the first Hyatt Regency in the Chinese capital is designed by globally renowned architect Kengo Kuma and Associates.
Hailing from Germany, Till Martin has an illustrious hospitality career and rich experience with Hyatt Corporation spanning more than 20 years. He was most recently the hotel manager of Grand Hyatt Beijing, in charge of the entire hotel operations and a 900-strong team. Mr. Martin brings a deep understanding of the local market and authentic Hyatt hospitality to his current role as general manager of Hyatt Regency Beijing Wangjing.
Mr. Martin began his career at Hyatt Regency Cologne, Germany, in 1996. His next move took him across Germany to become restaurant manager at Hyatt Regency Mainzin 1998. He later moved to the United States to assume the role of assistant restaurant manager/sommelier at Park Hyatt Chicago, before heading back to Germany as assistant director of food & beverage at Grand Hyatt Berlin.
He returned to Hyatt Regency Mainz in 2004 as director of food & beverage, a position he held for four years. Mr. Martin relocated to the Middle East to take up the role of executive assistant manager of food & beverage at Grand Hyatt Dubai from 2008-2010, and on to Asia to take up a similar role at Grand Hyatt Seoul from 2010-2013. He moved to China in 2013 to become hotel manager at Grand Hyatt Beijing.
“My family and I are delighted to continue our journey in Beijing, which we have called our home for four years,” says Till Martin. “I feel grateful to be selected as general manager of the first Hyatt Regency in this energizing key gateway city and look forward to bringing Hyatt’s authentic hospitality to the Wangjing community.”
For more information about Hyatt Regency Beijing Wangjing, please visit: beijingwangjing.regency.hyatt.com.