NASSAU, Bahamas

The newly opened Grand Hyatt Baha Mar announced 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 1,800-room resort on Nassau’s Cable Beach. Boasting unprecedented amenities and services, the oceanfront property is the first hotel to open as part of the expansive Baha Mar Resort.

“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 a 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.

“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.”

Grand Hyatt Baha Mar is an oceanfront haven boasts 1,800 opulent guestrooms, including 230 suites that comprise one, two and three bedroom residences. The hotel will manage The Baha Mar Convention, Art and Entertainment Center, the destination’s 200,000 square foot indoor and outdoor convention facility. Other amenities include a 100,000-square-foot casino, ESPA Spa, retail shops, a beach with water sports, multiple pools, The Racquet Club at Baha Mar, a Jack Nicklaus Signature Design golf course, and a nightclub.