Hotel Management Magazine Honors Wyndham Lake Buena Vista GM Jay Leonard Among 2023 “General Managers to Watch”

December 7, 2023 – (Lake Buena Vista, FL.) – Hotel Management Magazine, a leading centralized industry news source, has named Jay Leonard of the Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort Complex among a select group of this year’s “General Managers to Watch”.

“Hotel legacies are built one day, one act of service at a time, and general managers know this better than anyone. It is our pleasure to honor Jay Leonard for all the great work being done at the Wyndham and Wyndham Garden Lake Buena Vista,” said Jennifer Glatt, Content Director and Editor-in-Chief, Questex Hospitality and Hotel Management Magazine.

The most discerning travelers make the Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort Complex their home away from home while visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort.

The complex is comprised of both the Wyndham Lake Buena Vista and Wyndham Garden Lake Buena Vista and each hotel features many shared amenities. It’s just a short walk to Disney Springs® and offers hourly round trip shuttle service to all 4 Walt Disney World Theme Parks. Registered guests also receive early access into those parks.

The Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort, owned by the Procaccianti Companies, is operated by its hospitality management affiliate, TPG Hotels & Resorts.

“I am honored to be recognized by an industry-leading publication that covers all aspects of our hospitality industry so well, and it’s really a tribute to all of our hotel associates who come to work every day focused on delivering the best possible experience for our guests.” said Leonard.

Leonard is most recently responsible for the successful completion of a guest room renovation featuring 394 newly reimagined Wyndham Garden-themed rooms for the value-minded guest, and another 232 rooms in the upscale Wyndham Lake Buena Vista 19-story tower overlooking Disney Springs®, which feature a lake house motif.

“We are thrilled to congratulate Jay for his impressive 17 years of dedicated service, exceptional leadership and continued unwavering commitment to our organization’s success,” added Ryan Minton, Regional Vice President, TPG Hotels & Resorts.

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