Park Hyatt St Kitts Names New GM

A rendering of the new Park Hyatt.

By the Caribbean Journal staff

The highly-anticipated Park Hyatt St Kitts has named a new general manager ahead of its planned opening next month.

The property has named Flor van der Vaart as its new general manager to lead the resort’s executive team for its Nov. 1 opening.

The resort will be the first Park Hyatt in the Caribbean region.

“I am so thrilled to be returning to the island of St. Kitts, a truly multi-faceted Caribbean destination. I look forward to infusing the warmth of the Kittian culture into the personalized Park Hyatt St. Kitts vision, to curate rare and intimate experiences that inspire and excite our future guests,” said Flor van der Vaart, General Manager.

Van der Vaart most recently served as vice president of room operations for hyatt in the Americas’ corporate division.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Flor to the helm of the highly anticipated Park Hyatt St. Kitts opening,” said Myles McGourty, senior vice president for Latin America and the Caribbean, Hyatt. “With his extensive leadership background and Caribbean expertise, the resort is poised to thrive in the island’s dynamic landscape, making St. Kitts the next ‘it’ destination for discerning global travelers.”