The luxury oceanfront resort welcomes new leadership as travel continues to surge
Park Hyatt St. Kitts, the destination’s premier resort, announces the appointment of Richard Elliott as General Manager. In his new role, Elliott will oversee the resort’s operations, including its 126 guest rooms and suites, five restaurants and bars, and 7,000 square feet of event space.
A seasoned hotelier, Elliott’s Hyatt career spans 17 years, and he has held leadership positions with properties across four brands including the Hyatt Centric, Hyatt Regency, Grand Hyatt and Andaz. Most recently, Elliott was the General Manager of the Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach, where he drove RevPar growth and enhanced sustainability initiatives and programming.
From his time directing Hyatt properties across the globe, Elliott brings a wealth of skills to Park Hyatt St. Kitts. Prior to his role with Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach, Elliott was the Director of Operations at the 300-room Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort. Additional experiences include spearheading Grand Hyatt Baha Mar’s pre-opening project as Senior Director of Rooms; exceeding customer service, colleague engagement and hotel profitability for five consecutive years as Senior Director of Rooms at Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort, Casino & Spa; and overseeing rebranding efforts as Director of Rooms for Hyatt Regency Bonaventure & Convention Center in Florida.
“We are thrilled to welcome Richard Elliott to lead Park Hyatt’s sole Caribbean property,” said Thierry Guillot, Senior Vice President of Operations, Hyatt Latin America & Caribbean.
“A Hyatt veteran, Richard has been a pivotal member of our family for nearly two decades. We look forward to unveiling distinguished guest experiences and ushering in a new era of creativity and sophistication with Richard at the helm.”
About Park Hyatt St. Kitts
Park Hyatt St. Kitts, opened November 2017, is set within Christophe Harbor on Banana Bay with unobstructed views of the Caribbean Sea and neighboring Nevis. The resort is home to 126 spacious accommodations, comprising 78 guest rooms and 48 suites, each with a private balcony or terrace. Amenities include beachfront activities, adult and family swimming pools, Sugar Mill Spa & Sanctuary, and The Island Fort by Camp Hyatt for kids. The resort offers three signature dining experiences: an all-day restaurant at The Great House, Fisherman’s Village ocean-to-table dining for lunch and dinner, and The Stone Barn fine dining experience. The Reception Hall features over 7,000 square feet of dedicated event space. For more information visit parkhyattstkitts.com or follow on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
About Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 19 premier brands. As of June 30, 2019, the Company’s portfolio included more than 875 properties in over 60 countries across six continents. The Company’s purpose to care for people so they can be their best informs its business decisions and growth strategy and is intended to attract and retain top colleagues, build relationships with guests and create value for shareholders. The Company’s subsidiaries develop, own, operate, manage, franchise, license or provide services to hotels, resorts, branded residences, vacation ownership properties, and fitness and spa locations, including under the Park Hyatt®, Miraval®, Grand Hyatt®, Alila®, Andaz®, The Unbound Collection by Hyatt®, Destination®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt®, Hyatt Ziva™, Hyatt Zilara™, Thompson Hotels®, Hyatt Centric®, Hyatt House®, Hyatt Place®, Joie de Vivre®, tommie™, Hyatt Residence Club® and Exhale® brand names, and operates the World of Hyatt® loyalty program that provides distinct benefits and exclusive experiences to its valued members. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.
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