Jemmott takes charge at Divi Southwinds

17th Oct 2006

Divi Resorts has announced that Mr. Alvin Jemmott has been named General Manager of the Divi
Beach Resort in Barbados effective November 1, 2006.Mr. Jemmott, a Barbadian, will focus on
enhancing Divi Southwinds’ total guest experience and further developing
the Resort’s
distinctive amenities and activities.

Barbados’ first
Certified Meeting Planner and a twenty-four year veteran of the Barbados
hospitality industry, Mr. Jemmott brings extensive food, beverage and
convention services expertise to Divi Southwinds which will enhance the food
and beverage outlets, including the beachside Jocelyn’s Café and poolside
Breeze Restaurant.  Most recently Mr.
Jemmott held the position of Group Director of Sales for the Palm Beach
which includes three properties on
Barbados’ South Coast.
Prior to this he held the positions of
General Manager at the Amaryllis Beach Resort and Director of Sales for Sam
Lord’s Castle Resort.  Mr. Jemmott
holds a Master of Science Degree
in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Revans University
and a Fellow of International Management Centres Association.

“Alvin Jemmott has
spent the last two decades building the high impact
hospitality teams which delight Barbados
resort guests.  We are pleased to have a career
hotelier, who is a native of the island and the current President of The
Barbados Hotel Association, leading our Southwinds team,” said Mr. Mark
Steward, Divi Resorts’ Vice President Sales and Marketing.

Set on
a half-mile
stretch of white sand beach amid twenty acres of lush tropically landscaped
gardens, the all-suite Divi Southwinds Beach Resort features 133 spacious and
well equipped condominium-style accommodations each with ocean, pool or
views, kitchens and private balconies; two
restaurants; two bars; three freshwater pools; lighted tennis courts; fitness
room; water sports; game room; meeting facilities; and gift shop.  In addition to
these features Divi Southwinds
offers a wide variety of activities and is conveniently located in the
heart of
St. Lawrence Gap where great shopping and a wide selection of dining options
can be found.  Divi Resorts also
operates Divi Heritage Beach Resort on the west coast of
making it among the largest operators of room inventory on the island.


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