Elite Island Resorts Welcomes Anthony Bowen as Regional Managing Director

  • Elite Island Resorts
  • 12.23.10
"We are truly pleased to announce that Tony Bowen, known throughout the world for his many contributions to Caribbean tourism, has joined Elite Island Resorts as regional managing director,” said Robert Barrett, CEO.

“Our brand is poised for continued growth.  With Tony managing that growth in the Caribbean region and St. Lucia in particular, we are confident of a successful 2011 and far beyond,” he said.

“I hope to help Elite with my deep experience in quality hospitality in the Caribbean as well as with my professional connections and friendships," said Bowen. "Elite has a classic track record and I feel they are the perfect organization to be associated with, as their growth and development continues.” 
 
Bowen was just awarded the Gold Award for Outstanding Contribution to Caribbean Tourism (2010) by Virgin Holidays.  He was chosen the prestigious Caribbean Hotelier of the Year in 2006 and the St. Lucia Hotelier of the Year in 2005.  He is currently president of the St. Lucia Hotel & Tourism Association, a position he has held on three separate terms.
 
He graduated from Bournemouth College’s University of Dorset United Kingdom with membership to the Hotel & Catering Institutional Management Association and has held senior positions in the region’s leading resorts including Sandy Lane, Glitter Bay and Royal Pavilion, all in Barbados, Ciboney in Jamaica, St James's Club in Antigua and Windjammer Landing in St Lucia.


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