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Wild Dunes Resort Announces New Event Operations Manager

CHARLESTON, S.C. (October 2, 2021) – Wild Dunes Resort, a Destination by Hyatt property in Isle of Palms, is pleased to announce the appointment of Monica Bennett as Event Operations Manager. Bennett hails from Calamigos Ranch in California where she held several different positions since 2005, including Director of Operations, General Manager and Director of Events.


With 17 years of hospitality and event management experience, Bennett is responsible for executing events and ensuring all logistics requirements are carried out according to plan.


“Bennett’s experience working in several different positions in restaurants and on events teams make her the perfect fit to lead our events team at Wild Dunes Resort,” says Robb Walker, managing director of Wild Dunes Resort. “We look forward to the continued growth of Wild Dunes’ event operations under the helm of Monica’s experience and leadership.


Bennett is the youngest of three sisters and is new to Charleston, having spent most of her life in Malibu, California. In her free time, Bennett enjoys fitness and going to the gym.


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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. 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 Follow Destination by Hyatt on Instagram: @destinationhotels, Twitter: @Destination, and Facebook: Destination Hotels.




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