NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Sandals executives say that the Royal Bahamian Resort property is “booked solid” until March of 2023, with the property seeking to fill just over 100 positions in time for what they are saying will probably be a “very busy” winter season.
Sandals Royal Bahamian commenced a two-day job fair yesterday because it seeks to search out people to fill those positions. In line with the Royal Bahamian Resort’s general manager Adrian Whitehead, the corporate is searching for butlers, housekeepers, and food and beverage personnel along with filling some technical and managerial positions.
“We’ve got various vacancies that we need to fill,” said Whitehead.
“Forward occupancies are looking implausible at this point and we want to service that. We expect a really busy winter season.”
In line with Whitehead, the resort needs 900 staff to run at full occupancy and currently has around 750-800 staff working on the property. He noted that the resort frequently interviews 10-15 hopefuls per week to fill vacancies.
Chuck Roberts, senior director for Sandals’ three Bahamian properties (Royal Bahamian, Emerald Bay, and Exuma and Fowl Cay) said, “Royal Bahamian is running at full occupancy until March of next yr. Sandals Emerald Bay Exuma has dropped to 40 percent this week but as we go on the quantity is certainly increasing.”
“Fowl Cay is coming along and holding its own. Our plan is to do a renovation and upgrade to that property. Right away it’s at 75 percent and increasing for the winter months.”