VERNON JEFFERS APPOINTED AS GENERAL MANAGERTuesday 7th February 2012
The all-inclusive Jolly Beach Resort, Antigua’s largest, announces Vernon A. Jeffers as the newest addition to the staff as General Manager as of February 6, 2012.
With over ten years experience as manager of luxury Caribbean resorts, Jeffers is no stranger to Jolly Beach Resort & Spa having served as Assistant General Manager overseeing the operation of the Food and Beverage, and Maintenance Departments. Most recently he was the General Manager/VP of both the St. James Club & Villas and The Verandah Resort & Spa in Antigua.
“We are navigating both a demanding and exciting time in the Caribbean tourism marketplace. Mr. Jeffers brings a wealth of knowledge and experience with him to meet the opportunities for Jolly Beach Resort & Spa head-on,” says Chairman Astron F. Jarvis. “He will certainly energize our staff as he initiates new programs and oversees the operations of this 464-room beach resort.”
Mr. Jeffers also plays an active role in the community. He once served as a board member at the Antigua Hotels & Tourist Association (AH&TA) as well as the BVI Chamber of Commerce & Hotel Association and spends his spare time volunteering for Habitat for Humanity. In 1998 he was named Young Hotelier of the Year by the AH&TA during his tenure as F&B Manager at the Royal Antiguan Beach Resort.
He holds a Grand Certificate from the Hotelschool The Hague in Hospitality and F&B Administration where his studies included yield management, F&B profit engineering, and hospitality management; and a Bachelor of Science from the City University of New York in Public Administration. He enjoys reading, traveling and keeping abreast with political issues globally.
Jolly Beach Resort & Spa is Antigua’s best value all-inclusive popular for destination weddings, with honeymooners, families, singles and groups. The resort offers complimentary children and teen programs, lively activities as well as watersports, basketball and tennis all fringed by an amazing mile of white sand beach. Guests are pampered at the Palms Wellness Centre and Spa and enjoy the variety of five restaurants and bars. Nightly entertainment options include floor shows and gaming tables and slot machines at The Casino at Jolly Beach owned and operated by King’s Casino.
During the resort’s Winter Escape promotion all-inclusive rates start at US$348.50 per room, per night based on double occupancy for a Standard Room for travel through April 15, 2012. Children 3-11 years sharing a room with two adults pay US$63.00 per child, per night, and kids 2 years old and younger stay free at Jolly Beach all the time. Spa and beauty salon services are not included in regular all-inclusive rates.
For more information and reservations call the resort toll free at 1-866-905-6559 in the US and Canada or visit www.jollybeachresort.com
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