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Harlequin Hotels and Resorts Names Joerg Roterberg, Vice President of Operations
and Garrett Ronan, Vice President Food and Beverage for Soon to Open
Buccament Bay Beach Resort,
St. Vincent & The Grenadines

December 2009 – Harlequin Hotels & Resorts, the innovative new luxury resort development company that will soon debut its first 5-star property, Buccament Bay Beach Resort in St. Vincent & The Grenadines, is pleased to welcome two highly successful executives to its team.

Garrett Ronan – Vice President, Food & Beverages
Garrett Ronan has been appointed as Vice President, Food & Beverages.  He will be responsible for the implementation and ongoing operation of the 12 restaurants and bars at Buccament Bay, which is set to open July 2010.  Garrett has 22 years experience in the hospitality and catering industry and his most recent position was as Director of Food & Beverage at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California.  Prior to that he held similar positions at The Boston Harbor Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts and The Waldorf Astoria & Waldorf Towers, New York.

Garrett’s strong leadership, strategic planning skills, passion and energy are exactly what Harlequin Hotels & Resorts needs to ensure that Buccament Bay and all its restaurants and bars earn the reputation deserving of a 5-star resort.

Joerg Roterberg is Vice President of Operations at Buccament Bay.  His role is to ensure that the resort is established as a truly unique brand and service experience, and operated to the demanding 5-star standards required by Harlequin Hotels & Resorts.  Joerg will work closely with Oasis Hotels & Resorts to set up the systems, processes and procedures for the resort and the day-to-day operations.  Oasis Hotels & Resorts is a world-class hotel company that will manage Buccament Bay Beach Resort.

A native of Munich, Germany, Joerg spent several years managing 5-star hotels in the Caribbean, including the prestigious Galley Bay Hotel in Antigua, Peter Island Resort in the British Virgin Islands and St. James Club Morgan Bay in St. Lucia.  Most recently, he has been manager of the One & Only Le Touessrok in Mauritius, one of the most glamorous and recognized hotels in the world, steering it through re-branding and improving operations for it to achieve its ISO 22000 and ISO 9001 2005 certification.  In 2007, the resort received an award for the highest number of guests and staff satisfaction.

Joerg Roterberg – Vice President of Operations
“I am thrilled to welcome Garrett and Joerg to the Harlequin family and I know that my resort, Buccament Bay, will be well served by their professionalism, integrity and years of working knowledge,” said Dave Ames, Chairman and founder of Harlequin. “They both are exceptional individuals who are dedicated to putting our flagship property on the map and to helping Harlequin establish its reputation as a super-luxury resort experience provider.”

Buccament Bay – 4 Bed Plantation Interior
This is a computer generated image of an artist’s impression.

Buccament Bay – at Dusk
This is a computer generated image of an artist’s impression.

About Harlequin Hotels & Resorts
Harlequin Hotels & Resorts is creating 5-star luxury resorts in the idyllic Caribbean destinations of St. Vincent & The Grenadines, Barbados, St. Lucia, Dominican Republic and Brazil.  The resorts will provide accommodations that are being built to the highest standards. Each resort will offer 5-star amenities; The Harlequin Sports Academy will include a Liverpool FC Soccer School and Pat Cash Tennis Academy. Themed restaurants developed by Trader Vic’s will be accompanied by other bars and restaurants.  There will be a Harlequin Performing Arts Academy, Island Sanctuary Spa and a Diving and Watersports Center.  Most of the resorts will have a marina.  The Marquis Estate in St. Lucia will have a Gary Player Signature Golf Course in addition to the world’s first Gary Player Hotel and Gary Player designed villas.
Harlequin’s first resort, Buccament Bay in St. Vincent & The Grenadines, is due to open on July 1, 2010.  Booking no: (011) +44 1702 297495 / /



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