News for the Hospitality Executive
Elite Island Resorts Names Two General Managers
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – February 6, 2013 – Elite Island Resorts, which provides sales and marketing representation for an impressive collection of beachfront resorts in the Caribbean’s most sought-after destinations, including Antigua, Barbados, St. Lucia, Tortola and the Grenadines, is proud to announce the appointment of several hospitality professionals at Long Bay Beach Resort & Villas in Tortola, St. James’s Club Morgan Bay, Saint Lucia and the company’s sales and marketing office in Florida.
“Our goal is to offer amazing Caribbean vacations at properties that provide guests with personalized attention and a high quality, value added holiday experience,” said Elite Island Resorts President Steven Heydt. “From the time they book their vacation through the moment they check out, we are committed to making their experience a memorable one, and each resort’s incredible staff makes that commitment a reality.”
Hugh Robertson joins Long Bay Beach Resort & Villas as general manager. Robertson will lead the resort team, bringing more than 20 years of experience in senior management including positions in sales, catering and hospitality. Also new to Elite Island Resorts is Michelle Forszt who joins the Elite Island Resorts team in Deerfield Beach, Florida, as director of sales for Long Bay. As a seasoned industry veteran of more than 20 years, Forszt brings with her an in-depth knowledge of the Caribbean, having previous experience working both in the Aruba and Barbados.
St. James’s Club Morgan Bay, Saint Lucia recently appointed industry veteran Mark Grebby as the resort’s general manager. Grebby brings with him more than 25 years of industry experience. He most recently served as the general manager at LaSource in Grenada. St. James’s Club Morgan Bay also recently hired Janice Victorin as activities director. Victorin is also a veteran of LaSource and is actively designing and implementing a wide array of new activity, exercise and wellness programs for all hotels within the Elite Island Resorts group.
For more information on Elite Island Resorts, please visit http://www.eliteislandresorts.com or call 866-830-1617.
About Elite Island Resorts
Elite Island Resorts represents an impressive collection of unique beachfront properties in the Caribbean. Each Elite Island Resorts property provides something unique to fulfill every traveler’s desires, with offerings ranging from destination weddings or romantic escapes to family retreats or eco vacations. Resorts include the following: St. James’s Club & Villas, The Verandah Resort & Spa, and Galley Bay Resort & Spa all in Antigua; the St. James’s Club, Morgan Bay, St. Lucia; Long Bay Beach Resort & Villas in Tortola; Palm Island Resort in St. Vincent and the Grenadines; Ocean Hotels in Barbados; and Paradise Cove in Anguilla.
For more information visit http://www.eliteislandresorts.com or call 1-800-858-4618.
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