Wild Dunes Resort announces new Resort Manager

May 5, 2021

Wild Dunes Resort, a Destination by Hyatt Hotel, announced John D’Angelo as Resort Manager. D’Angelo’s promotion comes after serving as Wild Dunes Resort’s Director of Resort Operations since November 2020. With over 20 years of leadership experience in the hospitality industry, D’Angelo is responsible for the day-to-day operations at Wild Dunes, including the resort’s new signature hotel Sweetgrass Inn, AAA Four-Diamond rated Boardwalk Inn, the Residences at Sweetgrass, private condos and luxury home vacation rentals.

“John D’Angelo has a great track record of success that makes him the right person for this role,” says Robb Walker, Managing Director. “From opening the new Sweetgrass Inn to advancing the resort’s world-class amenities, John has done an outstanding job since joining the Wild Dunes Resort team six months ago, and we are confident he will continue to do so in this new position.”

Before his role at Wild Dunes Resort, D’Angelo was the opening General Manager for the Grand Hyatt Nashville, which won USA Today’s 2020 New Hotel Opening of the Year award. In addition, he was the opening Resort Manager at Grand Hyatt Baha Mar and helped to open both the Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center and the Hyatt Regency Trinidad. He also served on the executive committees of Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, Hyatt Regency Bellevue on Seattle’s Eastside and Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa in Florida.


About Wild Dunes Resort, A Destination by Hyatt Hotel

Nestled on the northern tip of Isle of Palms, a lush barrier island off the coast of South Carolina, Wild Dunes Resort occupies 1,600 acres of oceanfront paradise with a variety of accommodation options, including the AAA Four-Diamond Rated Boardwalk Inn, the Village at Wild Dunes, private condos, luxury home vacation rentals and its new 153-room Sweetgrass Inn opening March 26. Wild Dunes Resort, located just 30 minutes from the charm and grace of historic downtown Charleston, will be the largest resort of its kind in the region with the addition of Sweetgrass Inn, offering groups of up to 650 people the chance to enjoy a Lowcountry getaway. With year-round championship golf, nationally ranked tennis, award-winning recreation, spa services and restaurant options, Wild Dunes Resort has been distinguished by many publications and associations as a top destination for families, golfers, tennis lovers and meeting and event planners. Visit Wild Dunes Resort online on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

About Destination by Hyatt

The Destination by Hyatt brand is a diverse collection of independent hotels, resorts and residences that are individual at heart yet connected by a commitment to embody the true spirit of each location. Ranging from upper-upscale to luxury, each property is purposefully crafted to be a place of immersive discoveries, authentic design, and warm and welcoming service. As an honored host, each Destination by Hyatt hotel connects guests to both people and place—offering a sense of belonging that invites all to make our destination yours. For more information, visit destinationhotels.com. Follow Destination by Hyatt on Instagram: @destinationhotels, Twitter: @Destination, and Facebook: Destination Hotels.