Jumby Bay is pleased to announce the appointment of Carlos Salazar as the new Managing Director of the world renowned luxury private island retreat in Antigua. A seasoned hotelier with a management acumen earned at top-level properties including The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel in New York, Salazar is responsible for all of Jumby Bay’s operations, and will oversee the resort’s management team.
Prior to joining Rosewood in New York, Salazar held a series of Senior Food & Beverage management positions at properties in California and the Pacific Islands.
He was Director of Food & Beverage at the Kahala Mandarin Oriental-Hawaii, during which the resort earned a 5 Diamond rating from AAA, and held similar positions at Hilton Waikoloa Village, Hilton Guam Resort & Spa.
Prior to that, Salazar was Owner and General Manager of his own restaurant, the Gypsy Grill, a 115-seat French California Grill in Encino, California.
He began his career in hospitality in 1987, with early assignments including Assistant Director of Food & Beverage at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Salazar earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Marketing from California Sate University at Los Angeles in 1983.
Jumby Bay is delighted to welcome Carlos on board.