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.”
The hotel is now accepting reservations for guests arriving as of May 8, 2017. Rates starting at $440 night (based on single occupancy) and can be booked online by visitingbahamar.grand.hyatt.com.
About Grand Hyatt Baha Mar
Celebrating the ocean, culture and spirit of The Bahamas, Grand Hyatt Baha Mar is a spectacular luxury resort located on the picturesque island of New Providence in Nassau. With stunning views of the ocean and green coastal fairways, Grand Hyatt Baha Mar is a sanctuary of natural beauty, dramatic architecture, art, and modern luxury. The oceanfront haven boasts 1,800 opulent guestrooms, including 230 suites that comprise one, two and three bedroom residences with lavish amenities and contemporary décor. Designed to become the preferred venue for international incentives, meetings and events, Grand Hyatt Baha Mar will manage The Baha Mar Convention, Art and Entertainment Center, the destination’s 200,000 square foot indoor and outdoor convention facility. At Grand Hyatt Baha Mar, guests can experience a 100,000-square-foot casino with 1,140 slots and 119 table games, indulge in the destination’s 30,000- square-foot ESPA Spa, splurge at high-end retail shops, and savor innovative cuisine at more than 20 restaurants, bars and lounges. A white sand beach with water sports, multiple pools, The Racquet Club at Baha Mar, a Jack Nicklaus Signature Design golf course, and a vibrant nightclub will ensure no shortage of activities and fun, accented by unforgettable Bahamian hospitality. For more information visit bahamar.grand.hyatt.com.
About Baha Mar
Baha Mar is a master planned $4.2 billion integrated resort development being purchased by Hong Kong-based conglomerate Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited (CTFE). The beachfront destination includes three global brand operators – Grand Hyatt, SLS Lux, and Rosewood – with over 2,300 rooms. Additional amenities include 40 restaurants and lounges, the largest casino in the Caribbean with over 100,000 sq. ft. of gaming space, 200,000 sq. ft. convention center, 18-hole Championship Jack Nicklaus Golf Couse and Golf Club, first ESPA flagship spa in the Caribbean, and over 30 luxury retail outlets. Baha Mar is a breathtaking beach destination with dynamic programming, activities and guest offerings located in one of the most beautiful places in the world – The Bahamas. For more information visit www.bahamar.com.