Paul Burke, currently chief operating officer at the resort, has been promoted to the role of president and managing director of Atlantis, Paradise Island resort in The Bahamas.
He will assume his new position immediately.
Burke, who has been with Atlantis since 2011, has made significant contributions to the operations and functions of the resort, with an emphasis on maintaining Atlantis’ high level of guest satisfaction.
In his new role, Burke will lead and oversee Atlantis’ business development, initiatives, growth, and overall operations of the property.
“We are pleased to have Paul transition into his new role with Atlantis,” said Andrea Balkan, managing partner at Brookfield.
“Paul has a deep and varied background in the hospitality industry, including serving as the chief operating officer at Atlantis.
“Paul is fully immersed in the Atlantis culture, and we are confident he and his veteran team will work to maintain the resort as a world-class destination.”
A veteran in the hospitality industry, Burke has served as a senior executive in the industry for over 30 years and has an extensive background in operations and successfully managing substantial and complex businesses.
Prior to being named as Atlantis’ chief operating officer in 2011, he was principal of Noble Investment Group.
“My new position at Atlantis is something I have worked towards my entire career, and all of my previous professional experience has prepared me for this role,” said Burke.
“I am very thankful for this fantastic opportunity.”
Burke received his undergraduate degree from Concordia College in New York, and his MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey.
Atlantis, Paradise Island is a unique, ocean-themed destination located on Paradise Island, The Bahamas, and features a variety of accommodations, all built around a 141-acre waterscape comprised of over 20 million gallons of fresh and saltwater lagoons, pools and habitats.