NEW GM AND EXECUTIVE CHEF AT CARLISLE BAYSunday 4th October 2015
Carlisle Bay, Antigua has announced the appointment of seasoned hotelier John Rogers as General Manager for the five-star, 82-suite luxury Caribbean resort.
With 25 years’ experience managing award-winning destination properties around the globe, British-born Rogers brings an impressive background in luxury resort operations to Carlisle Bay.
Rogers has held roles as General Manager at the Hotel Tresanton in Cornwall, UK; La Residencia in Mallorca; Anantara Resorts and Spas in Abu Dhabi and Bali, and most recently, the Hideaway Nungi Resort and Spa in Zanzibar, Tanzania. Rogers’ wealth of knowledge in 5-star resort hospitality is set to ensure the continuation of the luxury experience long perfected at Carlisle Bay.
“I am delighted to be joining the team at Carlisle Bay.” says Rogers. “Antigua has been a firm favourite since honeymooning here many moons ago and it is a real pleasure to be returning to the island. I very much look forward to carrying on the tradition of warm, relaxed hospitality for which Carlisle Bay is known and to introducing some new additions to the resort this year”.
Rogers’ appointment comes at an exciting time for Carlisle Bay following an extensive enhancement program including the opening of the waterside Jetty Grill restaurant and the addition of 6 luxurious new Bay Suites. Antigua is also poised to welcome expanded air lift into the new terminal at V.C. Bird International Airport.
In a further exciting appointment for the resort, Lisa Sellers is announced as the new Executive Chef at Carlisle Bay. A dynamic and creative chef with over 18 years’ experience in the Caribbean, Sellers joins Carlisle Bay after an eight-year tenure at the Peter Island Resort and Spa in the British Virgin Islands.
Her unique style of cuisine focuses on using fresh local produce delivered with a Caribbean twist, and she can’t wait to share her creative talent and her culinary experience with our guests at Carlisle Bay.
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