(New York, November 2019) – The Shore Club Turks and Caicos, Travel + Leisure magazine’s #1 Resort in the Caribbean in 2019, is proud to announce the appointment of Paul Telford as the new General Manager.

A Bermudian native, Telford brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the 106-room luxury resort, where he will oversee all functions of the property. Telford’s easy going and energetic spiritperfectly complements the resort’s playful and vibrant atmosphere. Telford’s extensive hospitalitycareer encompasses a management progression starting in food and beverage at the age of 18 where he worked as a bus boy at the Elbow Beach Hotel in Bermuda, then evolving through a variety of other divisions including spa and wellness, activities and rooms, and eventually to operations as a General Manager.

Prior to joining The Shore Club Turks and Caicos, Telford was the Managing Director of Rosewood Bermuda. His international experience includes roles in Washington D.C., Hawaii, United Kingdom, Mexico and Bermuda, where he worked with brands like Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts and Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, as well as independently owned and operated properties. Throughout his career, Telford has managed everything from brand changes and re-flaggings to resort openings, renovations and relaunches. As a hospitality expert, Paul wields extensive hotel managementexperience that will prove to be essential to The Shore Club’s team and play a large part in fostering an energetic work environment and spirit to match the property.

“It is an honor to have Paul join The Hartling Group as the General Manager of The Shore Club,” said Stan Hartling, Owner and CEO of The Hartling Group. “Paul has a strong operations background and we’re confident he will produce results, contribute innovative ideas and challenge our team to be the best they can be.”

Telford, a dual citizen of the U.S. and Bermuda, graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in International Hotel Management from the University of Buckingham, U.K. A Chairman of the Board of Bermuda Tourism Authority, Telford advocates for the Caribbean and is a member of YPO.