Hyatt Place Dewey Beach Announces Five Prestigious Accolades in 2020
The recognitions are testament to the Hyatt Place Dewey Beach team’s continued hard work and dedication throughout an unprecedented year
DEWEY BEACH, DE (September 10, 2020)– Hyatt Place Dewey Beach, the full-service resort hotel for families and leisure travelers, and Lighthouse Cove Event Center, its affiliated wedding and corporate event destination, today announced a number of industry accolades earned over recent months.
Hyatt Place Dewey Beach’s five recognitions for 2020 include:
- TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice
- The News Journal’s Top Workplaces in Delaware
- Coastal Style Magazine’s Best Hotel in Sussex County
- Delaware Today’s “Best of Delaware” Top Wedding Reception Site
- Delaware Today’s “Best of Delaware” Top Wedding Venue
“We are thrilled to have received multiple recognitions for our work at Hyatt Place Dewey Beach and the Lighthouse Cove Event Center,” said Andrew DiFonzo, General Manager of Hyatt Place Dewey Beach. “Each of these awards is a testament to our mission of creating the highest quality experiences for our guests, while continuing to provide a positive and safe working environment for our team.”
Hyatt Place Dewey Beach is part of a larger redevelopment, Lighthouse Cove. The mixed-use destination also features The Residences at Lighthouse Cove, a collection of 83 beach-inspired Bayfront condominiums, as well as the Lighthouse Cove Event Center, which opened in 2019 as a bayside conference and wedding venue. TKo Hospitality Management is the manager and operator of the Lighthouse Cove redevelopment.
“2020 has been a challenging year, yet the staff at Hyatt Place Dewey Beach has continued to go above and beyond in offering exceptional service to its guests and its team,” said E. Thomas Harvey, III Chairman of TKo Hospitality and Owner/Developer of the Lighthouse Cove Development Company. “We are incredibly proud of our efforts to make Hyatt Place Dewey Beach a perfect getaway for families, couples or groups of friends looking to explore everything the Delaware Coast has to offer, and develop the Lighthouse Cove Event Center’s growing reputation as an ideal choice for wedding and corporate events. We are thrilled to see that hard work being acknowledged with these prestigious awards.”
Hyatt Place Dewey Beach has also won The News Journal’s Top Workplaces in Delaware in 2019 and was previously awarded Coastal Style Magazine’s Best Hotel in Sussex County from 2016-2018. Last year, TKo Hospitality was recognized by Hyatt Corporation with the Operational Excellence Award for its outstanding operating accomplishments at Hyatt Place Dewey Beach in Dewey Beach, DE and Ocean City, MD.
TKo Hospitality currently operates nine hotels and has five in development, including the Hyatt Place/Hyatt House in Allentown, Pa; Hyatt Place in Newark, Del.; Hyatt House in Lewes, DE.; Hyatt Place in Kent Narrows, MD. and a Fairfield Inn and Suites in Chadds Ford, Pa.
About Hyatt Place
Hyatt Place, a brand of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, combines style, innovation and 24/7 conveniences to create a seamless stay with modern comforts. There are more than 312 Hyatt Place locations all over the world such as Armenia, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Germany, Honduras, India, Mexico, Morocco, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rica, Thailand, The Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the United States. For more information, please visit hyattplace.com. Stay at Hyatt Place hotels to enjoy rooms and suites thoughtfully designed around you. With dedicated spaces to work, sleep, and play, each roomy room features a comfy Cozy Corner sectional sleeper sofa, spacious desk, contemporary bathroom, and more. www.hyattplacedeweybeach.com
About TKo Hospitality Management
TKo Hospitality, an affiliate of Harvey Hanna and Associates, is a specialized hospitality management company in the Mid-Atlantic region. TKo has built a leadership team with over 100 years of combined hospitality industry experience with aggressive plans to grow the company over the next few years. The TKo team has extensive brand management experience with all the major brands that include Marriott, Hilton, IHG, Starwood, Hyatt, Choice as well as independent properties. For more information, please visit www.TKoHospitalityMgt.com
About Lighthouse Cove
About Lighthouse Cove The multi-phased Lighthouse Cove resort project features the award-winning Hyatt Place Dewey Beach Hotel (Delaware’s first Hyatt branded hotel, luxury bayside residential condominiums; a 21st Century conference center with banquet capabilities and meeting space; an award-winning restaurant (The Lighthouse Restaurant), new Sunset Deck Restaurant, public bayside beach amenities; and both interior and exterior parking to accommodate year-round amenities. To follow project development and news, visit: www.LighthouseCoveDeweyBeach.com