Hyatt Centric Las Olas Fort Lauderdale Appoints General Manager Joshua Morris
Seasoned industry veteran takes the helm at leading hotel in downtown Lauderdale
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL September 2021: Located in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale's bustling business district, Hyatt Centric Las Olas announces the appointment of General Manager Joshua Morris, who will oversee operations of the full-service, 238-room property.
Morris is a seasoned hospitality executive, bringing more than 20 years of industry knowledge and experience to the Hyatt Centric Las Olas team. He has managed a variety of Marriott hotels, including Hollywood Beach Marriott and Sheridan Baltimore North. Most recently, he oversaw the renovation of Madison Marriott West in Wisconsin, which transformed the propertys convention center into a state-of- the-art space that welcomes hundreds of visitors each year. As he makes his return to Florida, Morris will oversee daily operations at Hyatt Centric Las Olas, including staff development, budgeting and financial planning, increasing sales and revenue, and ensuring guest satisfaction. As a leader, Morris is dedicated to values of integrity, inclusivity, diversity and respect for others. He is a graduate from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management.
"I'm honored to join such a talented and dedicated team," said Morris."Since opening last year, this property has really embraced the culture of Fort Lauderdale and has become a staple within the local community. I look forward to leading and growing with this passionate group as we continue to enhance the guest experience with new amenities, programs and offerings that give travelers and locals alike a reason to keep coming back."
About Hyatt Centric Las Olas Fort Lauderdale
Located inside the new-build 100 Las Olas tower, Hyatt Centric Las Olas Fort Lauderdale is a modern escape in a chic, sophisticated setting with city skyline and riverfront views. Features include 238 guest rooms and suites; Harborwood Urban Kitchen and Bar; Elev8 pool and bar with panoramic downtown views, fire pits and private cabanas; and 901 a former guest room turned speakeasy thats been featured inTravel + Leisure, Departures, Food Wineand more. Additional features include more than 12,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space, a fitness center, and 113 luxury condominium residences beginning on the 16thlevel. Inspired by the areas yachting culture, the propertys design features colors, textures, and shapes that seamlessly blend with its surroundings. The hotel features close proximity to the downtown riverfront, Las Olas Entertainment District, Flagler Art Technology (FAT) Village, Broward College and Florida Atlantic University campuses, Fort Lauderdale International Airport, Port Everglades Cruise terminals, Brightline/Virgin Train station, Broward Performing Arts Museum, and more.https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/florida/hyatt-centric-las-olas-fort-lauderdale/fllct
About Kolter Hospitality
Kolter Hospitality, based in Delray Beach, FL, specializes in hotel management, development and acquisitions in the hospitality sector. Kolter Hospitalitys alignment of core values and a performance- based framework has enabled the organization to realize success in management, development and franchisee/partner relations, which are fueled by the continued growth of its development and acquisitions pipeline. Kolter Hospitality currently operates 8 hotels totaling 1,343 keys in Boca Raton, Delray Beach, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Fort Lauderdale, Estero, Sarasota and St. Petersburg. In the development and construction stages are additional hotel projects in Orlando, Palm Beach Gardens, Delray Beach and Fort Lauderdale, which will grow the portfolio to over 2,100 keys total.www.kolterhospitality.com