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Park Hyatt Chennai appointed General Manager – Mr. Sascha Lenz


Sascha Lenz has been appointed as General Manager at Park Hyatt Chennai. Originally from Germany, he started his career in 1999 with Starwood Hotels and Resorts. He then joined the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group in 2004 at the Kahala Mandarin Oriental in Honolulu, Hawaii and was soon transferred to Hong Kong as part of the opening team of the Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong in 2005.

Sascha’s career with Hyatt began in 2007 with Grand Hyatt Berlin as the Assistant Director of Food & Beverage. He subsequently moved to Russia to assist with the opening of Hyatt Regency Ekaterinburg in 2009 and later transferred to Hyatt’s first Andaz brand hotel at Liverpool Street in London during the Summer Olympics in 2012.

His recent stint before joining Park Hyatt Chennai was as Executive Assistant Manager, Food & Beverage at Grand Hyatt Goa, where he was responsible for planning and controlling the work of the food and beverage and hotel operations. With his international expertise and fresh insights, Sascha looks forward to ensuring Park Hyatt Chennai continues to provide guests with an intimate hotel experience that celebrates fine art, delicious food and wine, as well as truly personalized service.

Speaking about his continued association with the brand he says, “Hyatt really feels like home and looking back I am glad to have worked with its various brands. There were many great moments during my tenure with Hyatt and I look forward to creating more such memories in Chennai with guests and colleagues.”

About Park Hyatt Chennai Park Hyatt

Chennai is the 30th hotel in the global collection of Park Hyatt and features 200 luxurious guestrooms, including 20 indulgent suites, all thoughtfully designed to create an inviting environment and contribute to the understated sophistication of the hotel. The hotel embraces the serenity of the surrounding Guindy National Park with the elegant and chic interiors creating a unique, luxuriant and calming ambience. The theatrical dining destination, spanning over seven levels of culinary delights, The Flying Elephant, has already won the heart of the city. From The Dining Room, the all-day dining restaurant aspires to savour your taste buds, offering you a perfect mocktail of services with a Buffet or A-La-Carte’. The Apartment has housed many experiential meetings & events within its unique residential style banqueting spaces. Antahpura Spa offers indulgent treatment rooms and spacious wet areas interwoven with custom-made services enabling you to delve deep within your inner sanctum.

Recent Accolades

2019 Best Business Hotel – Editor’s Choice, Travel+Leisure

2019 Best Luxury Hotel – India Travel Awards – South

2019 Best World Cuisine Restaurant – The Flying Elephant – FoodFood Awards

2019 Best Global Premium Dine – The Flying Elephant – Times Food & Nightlife Awards

2019 Best Hotel Spa – South – Antahpura Spa – GeoSpa Global Spa Awards

2018 Best Hotel Spa – Antahpura Spa – FHRAI – The Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Associations of India

2018 Best Bar Food – The Flying Elephant – India Nightlife Convention and Awards

2018 Best Bar For Wines – The Flying Elephant – India Nightlife Convention and Awards

2018 Best Bar In A Hotel – The Flying Elephant – India Nightlife Convention and Awards

2018 Best Ambience – The Flying Elephant – Travel+Leisure India Delicious Food Awards

2018 Best Hotel Spa – Metro – Antahpura Spa – Indian Salon and Wellness Awards

2018 Best Global Premium Dine -The Flying Elephant – Times Food Awards

About Park Hyatt

Park Hyatt hotels provide discerning, global travelers with a refined home-away-from-home. Guests of Park Hyatt hotels receive quietly confident and personalized service in an enriching environment. Located in several of the world’s premier destinations, each Park Hyatt hotel is custom designed to combine sophistication with understated luxury. Park Hyatt hotels feature well-appointed guestrooms, world-renowned artwork and design, rare and immersive culinary experiences, and signature restaurants featuring award-winning chefs. There are currently 41 Park Hyatt hotels in the following locations: Abu Dhabi, Bangkok, Beaver Creek, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Busan, Canberra, Changbaishan, Carlsbad, Chennai, Chicago, Dubai, Guangzhou, Hamburg, Hangzhou, Hyderabad, Istanbul, Jeddah, Maldives, Mallorca, Melbourne, Mendoza, Milan, Moscow, New York, Ningbo, Paris, Saigon, Sanya, Seoul, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Siem Reap, St. Kitts, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto (under renovation), Vienna, Washington, D.C., Zanzibar, and Zurich.