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James Scott Appointed General Manager of
One&Only Ocean Club in the Bahamas

November 19, 2007 - One&Only Resorts announces the appointment of James Scott as General Manager of One&Only Ocean Club in the Bahamas with immediate effect. 

Prior to Mr. Scott’s appointment he was General Manager for the opening of the Discovery at Marigot Bay in St. Lucia.  During his tenure at the property he helped to raise the level of service at Discovery which was awarded a AAA 4 diamond rating within three months of its opening and was recently accepted as a member of Leading Hotels otels of the World.  He also worked at the renowned Sandy Lane resort in Barbados, reporting directly to the Chief Executive while serving as the Director of Sales and Marketing and Operations.

James Scott will be working closely with Senior Vice President, Latin America and the Caribbean for One&Only Resorts, Edward T. Steiner, and Resort Manager Alessandro Cabella, who was appointed earlier this year, to oversee operations of the luxury resort.

“We are pleased to welcome James to the One&Only family,” says Mr. Steiner, “with his extensive experience in the luxury hotel industry, I’m confident that the resort will continue to exceed guest expectations and deliver the true One&Only experience.”

About One&Only Ocean Club

One&Only Ocean Club, once the exclusive private estate of Huntington Hartford, has emerged at the turn of the 21st century, as one of the most elegant luxury resorts in the Americas.  Intimate in size, placing the highest priority of pampering personalized attentiveness, the resort offers 105 luxurious rooms including Beachfront and Garden View Rooms and Suites, Garden Cottage and three private villas in a gracious colonial Bahamian style, with round-the-clock butler service and luxurious touches such as champagne and strawberries in the afternoon and icy sorbet served on the beach.  

One&Only Ocean Club’s signature restaurant, Dune, is the creation of uber-chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, who has virtually redefined fine dining in the tropics.  The sumptuous One&Only Spa features a fusion of ancient Asian holistic philosophies with uniquely Bahamian hospitality and serene, lush surroundings with private spa villas for two, while the championship 18-hole Ocean Club Golf Course designed by Tom Weiskopf, a tennis club, a freshwater pool overlooking the resort’s renowned Versailles-inspired gardens, and an extensive menu of water sports offer other recreational options.  

About One&Only Resorts ("One&Only")

Created exclusively for the luxury resort market, One&Only Resorts are conceived as hallmarks of excellence.  Set in some of the most beautiful locales in the world, each award-winning resort offers guests a distinctive style and personality borne of its local culture, a genuine hospitality and a lively energy that is unrivalled.  These properties include One&Only Reethi Rah, Maldives; One&Only Kanuhura also in the Maldives; One&Only Le Saint Géran in Mauritius; One&Only Royal Mirage in Dubai; One&Only Ocean Club in The Bahamas and One&Only Palmilla in Los Cabos, Mexico. One&Only Cape Town, South Africa is currently under development and a further two One&Only Resorts are in the planning stages in Cacique, Costa Rica and at Muyuni Beach in Zanzibar. 


 Martha Pulido
Tel.: 212 957 3005

Also See: Alessandro Cabella Named Vice President and Resort Manager of One&Only Ocean Club in the Bahamas / July 2007


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