Dania Duke, General Manager of Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, is one of only 100 exceptional women in 2013 recognized as Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Women of Influence. This honor celebrates “edgy” leaders in every sector of the business community, from top entrepreneurs and executives to hospitality professionals, education veterans and financial experts.
A forward thinker, Duke continues to create new directions to motivate her team and is responsible for many “lab” initiatives that are designed to better service hotel guests for Hyatt Hotels and Resorts.
Duke has been with Hyatt Hotels and Resorts for more than 23 years. She began her career with the company as a management trainee. She has been affiliated with Hyatt properties around the world, including the Hawaiian Islands and Grand Cayman, British West Indies.
In addition to the recent Women of Influence distinction, Duke has also received several other honors during her career, including the 2000 Dannon International Hotelier Award, 2001 inaugural recipient of Hyatt Hotel’s Operations Achievement Award and 2003 Donald J. Pritzker Award for Operations Achievement.
Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, the luxurious Hyatt Regency Santa Clara is attached to the Convention Center and right across the street from California’s Great America Theme Park. The contemporary accommodations feature sweeping views of the valley, Hyatt Grand Beds™, Wi-Fi and Internet access and oversized work desks. The hotel features three inviting dining options, including Tuscan cuisines, classic American or fresh sushi. As a world-class, technology meeting destination, Hyatt Regency Santa Clara offers expert catering and meeting planners, a 24-hour business center and extensive function space to accommodate the attached Santa Clara Convention Center. For more information visit, santaclara.hyatt.com