Boca Raton Resort & Club Appoints Richard Hayduk as President


Boca Raton , FL – January 28, 2013 – Boca Raton Resort & Club, a Waldorf Astoria Resort, today announced the appointment of Richard Hayduk as president of the historic resort, effective immediately.

Hayduk will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of one of the country’s premier resort destinations and private club facilities. The 356-acre property offers 1,047 accommodations including the 212-room Boca Beach Club, on a half- mile of private beach. The resort also features two championship golf courses and the Dave Pelz Scoring Game School, seven swimming pools, an award-winning spa, 32- slip marina, three fitness centers, one of the top tennis programs in the country, the Premier Club and 14 restaurants and lounges.

A hospitality leader with extensive operational and management capabilities, Hayduk joins the Boca Raton Resort & Club with more than 25 years of international luxury resort, hotel and country club management experience.

Hayduk comes to the Boca Raton Resort from Captiva, Florida, where he served as regional managing director overseeing LXR Resorts and Hotels' South Seas Island Resort, The Inns of Sanibel and the Dunes Golf and Tennis Club located on the islands of Sanibel and Captiva.  His hospitality management experience includes The Cliffs Communities, Inc. in Traveler's Rest, South Carolina, where he served as vice president of Hospitality, CEO and general manager of Grand Caribbean Resorts, Ltd. located in Great Exuma, Bahamas.  In addition, he spent a 16-year period at The Breakers Palm Beach and similar positions at Hotel d'Angleterre in Copenhagen, Denmark and Grand Hotel Continental in Munich, Germany.

With a strong commitment to the local community, Hayduk served as president of the Captiva Community Panel and worked with several other local community organizations including the facilitation of local initiatives for the National Down Syndrome Society.

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About Boca Raton Resort & Club, a Waldorf Astoria Resort

Boca Raton Resort & Club, a Waldorf Astoria Resort, is one of the country’s premier resort destinations and private club facilities.  Celebrated for its customized weddings and special events, the Resort offers experiences that can encompass everything from barefoot on the beach to black tie splendor.

Established in 1926 by Addison Mizner, the Resort & Club’s amenities include a half-mile stretch of private beach at the Boca Beach Club, the award-winning Waldorf Astoria Spa at Boca Raton Resort & Club featuring NATURA BISSĒ , two 18-hole championship golf courses ranked among Golf Digest’s “Top 75 Courses in North America” and the Dave Pelz Scoring Game School, the Resort’s tennis program ranked annually among the top 50 U.S. tennis resorts by Tennis Magazine , full-service 32-slip marina, seven swimming pools, three state-of-the-art fitness centers, and a variety of water sports.

In addition, the Resort offers an outstanding selection of dining options , including Morimoto Sushi Bar by the internationally-renowned Iron Chef, Cielo Restaurant at the top of the Tower and Serendipity, New York City’s famed ice cream shop with family- friendly menu. A wide range of activities includes Camp Boca, a comprehensive children’s program. For reservations, call your travel professional or call 888-543-1286, or visit www.BocaResort.com or www.waldorfastoriacollection.com .  Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bocaresort .

About Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts

WALDORF ASTORIA is Hilton Worldwide’s luxury brand of landmark hotels, with each one as singular and timeless as the brand’s namesake, The Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York. From classic elegance to modern grandeur, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts each represent worldly sophistication and unparalleled guest service. From sumptuous spas and culinary excellence to world-class golf, each hotel & resort offers the exquisite accommodations and signature accoutrements that define refinement and sophistication. Discover Waldorf Astoria by visiting www.waldorfastoria.com . Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is one of Hilton Worldwide’s ten market-leading brands.

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