St. Peter, Barbados – UNNA Resorts is pleased to welcome Joseph Violi as Group General Manager for Saint Peter’s Bay Luxury Resort and Residences and Port Ferdinand Yacht and Beach Club Residences, two luxury seaside properties in Barbados.
An industry veteran and graduate of Cornell University’s renowned hotel administration program, Violi brings over 30 years of luxury hospitality experience to his role as Group General Manager. In his new role, Violi will be responsible for overseeing all of the management, operations, and business development efforts for the two oceanfront properties to continue positioning Saint Peter’s Bay and Port Ferdinand as the preferred accommodation choices in Barbados.
Violi joins the UNNA Resorts team from The Renaissance on Turtle Creek in Dallas, Texas, where he held the position of General Manager since 2017, managing the largest condominium association in the Southwest. Prior to Turtle Creek, Violi held leadership roles at numerous luxury Hilton Worldwide and The Ritz-Carlton properties, including the esteemed Casa Marina and The Reach – Waldorf Astoria Resorts in Key West, Florida, and The Ritz-Carlton, Aspen.
“I am thrilled to be a part of the dedicated team at Saint Peter’s Bay Luxury Resort and Residences and Port Ferdinand Yacht and Beach Club Residences,” said Violi. “Both properties embody the finest of Caribbean luxury living and I couldn’t be more excited to lead a team who care for our guests deeply and provide an unforgettable Bajan experience.”
Having a deep understanding of luxury and international hospitality, along with a strong background in sales, marketing, and revenue management, Violi is well placed to oversee both properties’ collection of villa-style accommodations, three food and beverage outlets, spa, and world class beach club, Nikki Beach.