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Robert Logan Appointed General Manager at Sandy Lane Barbados

October 3, 2008 - (St. James, Barbados) – J.P. McManus, D. Desmond and Partners announce the appointment of Robert Logan as General Manager at Sandy Lane Barbados.  

Dermot Desmond, Chairman of the Sandy Lane Board states, “We are very pleased to welcome Robert to Sandy Lane.  As the resort reopens after an invigorating renovation this fall, he will join our team at the beginning of a pivotal phase in our resort’s history.  Robert will be instrumental in leading Sandy Lane to new levels of success.” 

Logan joins Sandy Lane with more than 20 years of international management experience within some of the world’s leading luxury hotels and resorts.  Most recently, he served for four years as General Manager of Raffles Hotel, Singapore, where he oversaw a staff of 600 and managed the historic, 10-acre property which won numerous accolades under his guidance.  Logan’s previous experience includes management positions at luxury properties throughout the world, with particular focus in Asia and the Americas where he worked for The Peninsula Group and Four Seasons Resorts.  

“Sandy Lane is the premier luxury resort in the Caribbean and I am very pleased to join this stellar team during such an exciting time.  We are just completing a substantial refurbishment of the property and this provides the perfect platform to take Sandy Lane to a new level of excellence.  We have enhanced several key areas of the resort, with refreshed soft furnishings and room fittings.  Guests can also expect to see a completely re-styled décor and cuisine style in Bajan Blue restaurant as well as a new sauna and boutique product line from Paris in our Spa.  We have also undertaken staff re-training exercises resort-wide and will offer new levels of personalized guest service and will  preserve the special charm that has made the property legendary,” says Logan.  
About Sandy Lane
Sandy Lane is located on the western coast of the island of Barbados.  Originally built in 1961, Dermot Desmond, J.P. McManus and partners purchased the property and golf course in 1996 and completely rebuilt and expanded, opening in March 2001.  This exclusive 112-room resort has stylish lodging in rooms that average 900 square feet, a five-bedroom villa, luxury Bentley airport transfers, four restaurants including the signature restaurant l’Acajou, five bars, a 47,000-square-foot spa and three distinct golf courses offering guests the best golf in the Caribbean.  Two of the courses are Tom Fazio-designed 18-hole courses including the Green Monkey Course.


Meghan Bell
 (212) 957-3005

Also See: Grant MacPherson Named Culinary Director and Head Chef at Sandy Lane in St. James, Barbados / November 2007
Sandy Lane Hotel in Barbados Appoints Carl Henderson as General Manager / December 2006

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