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Andaz Maui Welcomes Michael Jokovich as New GM

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Michael Jokovich has been appointed Area Vice President and General Manager of the Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort.

Jokovich has been with Hyatt since 1984 and brings more than three decades of experience to the 15-acre beachfront hotel.

Michael Jokovich has been named Andaz Maui new GM and Area Vice President.
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In his new role, he will oversee daily operations of the hotel and be responsible for managing all operational aspects at the property including sales, marketing, revenue management, food and beverage and future growth efforts.

As an area vice president, Jokovich will also support other Hyatt properties in Hawaiʻi as well as properties in Texas and Minneapolis.

Most recently he was the area vice president and general manager of Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa in Austin, TX, where he oversaw Hyatt branded properties throughout the central US. Prior to that, he was Area Vice President and General Manager at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco.


Jokovich’s past experiences also include overseeing executive housekeeping responsibilities, managing general operations and guest experiences to overseeing numerous hotel and restaurant launches, re-openings, renovations and complete re-brands.


Jokovich has lived in Hawaiʻi numerous times, previously serving as General Manager of Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa and Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa. He first traveled to the island as newlyweds with his wife Debbie where they welcomed their first son.

“I’m excited to be back in Hawaiʻi for the fourth time while continuing my journey with Hyatt Hotels at this incredible luxury resort,” said Jokovich. “I’m honored to work at such an innovative hotel that places a huge emphasis on its guest programming, culinary and wellness offerings while staying true to its Hawaiian roots.”

When he’s not working, Jokovich enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife, two sons and grandchildren.

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