New Hyatt Regency Brisbane General Manager, Saraid Carey.

Popular hotel leader Saraid Carey has been named as the new General Manager at Hyatt Regency Brisbane and will spearhead the growth of the property following the return of the Hyatt name to the Queensland capital.

Opened earlier this year following a brand conversion, Hyatt Regency Brisbane features 292 guest rooms in the city centre, two restaurants and bars including a pool terrace and bar, flexible meeting and event space, 20-metre infinity edge swimming pool and fitness centre.

Hyatt Regency Brisbane features 292 guest rooms.

Carey’s appointment sees her return to her homeland of Australia after several years managing Hyatt properties in Asia. Bringing nearly two decades in hospitality to her new role, her recent experience includes senior roles at Hyatt Place Bangkok, where she was General Manager; Hotel Manager at Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok and senior positions at Grand Hyatt Melbourne and Park Hyatt Melbourne.

Speaking of her new role, Carey said she was thrilled to return home to lead the exciting new location for Hyatt in Brisbane.

The pool terrace at Hyatt Regency Brisbane also includes one of the hotel’s two dining outlets.

“The outstanding leadership team onboard along with our new Hyatt colleagues will focus on further improving this incredible offering in partnership with Salter Brothers,” she said.

“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.”

Other senior roles Carey brings to her new home at Hyatt Regency Brisbane include time with The Starlight Children’s Foundation and the L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival.