George Markantonis, President and Managing Director of Kerzner International Bahamas, has announced the appointment of Cristian Sariego as Senior Vice President and General Manager of The Cove Atlantis and The Reef Atlantis resorts in The Bahamas.
Sariego has spent his life in and around the hotel industry and with 20 plus years of experience in luxury hospitality, Sariego brings a wealth of knowledge in service and operations. Sariego was the General Manager at The Ritz Carlton in Santiago, Chile and prior to that role, the General Manager of The Ritz Carlton in The Cayman Islands. Sariego has held previous senior level executive roles at Marriott Hotels and InterContinental Hotels & Resort Group.
“We are very fortunate to have Cristian join our team,” sayid Markantonis. “Cristian’s strong luxury expertise will enhance the Cove and Reef experience, while helping us grow the brands and uphold Atlantis’ standards as one of the world’s leading resort destinations.”
In his new role, Sariego will be responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of Atlantis, with an emphasis on maintaining The Cove and The Reef’s high level of guest satisfaction.