NASSAU, BAHAMAS (June 7, 2017) – The highly celebrated and newly opened Grand Hyatt Baha Mar announces the appointment of Scott Allen as general manager. Widely known and respected within the Hyatt family, Allen brings 28 years of experience and leadership to the artistically designed 1,800-room resort on Nassau’s admired Cable Beach. Boasting unprecedented amenities and services, the oceanfront property is the first hotel to open as part of the expansive Baha Mar Resort.

Elevating the profile of opulent experiences in Nassau, Grand Hyatt Baha Mar is set to usher in a new level of luxury to the island. Guests are immersed into the bold beauty of the Bahamas and can enjoy island-inspired and global cuisine; seven multi-level pools with various water features ranging from a sea-life sanctuary filled with adopted nurse sharks, stingrays and tropical fish; world class ESPA spa and fitness center; the Caribbean’s largest casino; state-of-the-art nightly fountain and light shows; Royal Blue, a Jack Nicklaus Signature Design Course; Peter Burwash-managed Racquet Club; luxury retail shops; nightlife; local art and more.

“As the first resort to welcome guests to the highly-distinguished Baha Mar Resort, Grand Hyatt Baha Mar sets the stage for an unforgettable Caribbean vacation,” said Allen. “The property is a significant addition to the destination and the Hyatt portfolio of celebrated hotels. We look forward to creating everlasting memories for visitors to the Bahamas with gorgeous beaches, global cuisine and world-class hospitality.”

Allen manages an esteemed team of associates and oversees more than 20 food and beverage outlets as well as Grand Hyatt’s signature Grand Club and the Baha Mar Convention Center, one of the largest meeting and convention spaces in the Caribbean, with 200,000 square feet of flexible, indoor and outdoor meeting space.

Most recently, Allen was general manager at Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort in Maui, Hawaii. During his tenure, Andaz Maui was voted the “#1 Top Resort in Hawaii” in Conde Nast Traveler’s 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards.

“I am proud to welcome Scott Allen to Baha Mar,” said Graeme Davis, President of Baha Mar/Chow Tai Fook Enterprises CTFE’s Bahamian subsidiary. “As a distinguished general manager for Hyatt, Scott brings over 20 years of hospitality management experience to Baha Mar, and I look forward to our shared future successes.”