|January 06, 2016|
Jon Gersonde Named General Manager of Viceroy Anguilla
|Viceroy Anguilla, the premier destination resort on the island of Anguilla, has appointed Jon Gersonde as general manager of the 166-room resort. An industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience, Gersonde will manage resort operations, oversee strategic initiatives and develop new programming.|
"The breadth and depth of Jon's luxury resort experience make him the ideal fit for taking the helm," said Mike Walsh, senior vice president of hotel operations for Viceroy Hotel Group. "Viceroy Anguilla is a distinctive resort and we're confident he'll bring a new perspective to overall vacation experience that our discerning guests appreciate."
Gersonde joins Viceroy Anguilla from Turnberry Isle Resort in Florida where he served as the managing director. Prior to his position in the southeast, Gersonde spent time in Hawaii as general manager at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel and as vice president for the Mauna Kea Beach and Hapuna Beach Prince Resorts and Golf Clubs. He also has a number of years of experience working with Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Hyatt International in Hawaii, Guam, the Mariana Islands and the British Virgin Islands. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Hotel Management from Michigan State University.
Viceroy Anguilla, an exquisite beachfront resort situated on 35 acres of lush tropical foliage, is the only resort on Anguilla situated on two beaches: Barnes Bay and Meads Bay. The elegant hotel represents the pinnacle of understated, opulent resort living and offers a range of luxury accommodations that include; contemporary beachfront guestrooms; bluff-top villas with full gourmet kitchens; sophisticated townhomes; and lavish resort residences. This modern, waterfront resort exudes a relaxed chic atmosphere that features the hotel's signature restaurant Coba, a Sunset Lounge and cliff-side Half Shell beach bar and restaurant, as well as three resort pools. There also are an array of water sports, a spa and fitness center, and programs for children and families. Renowned for its remarkable design, superb location and exceptional amenities, the resort draws jet-setting travelers from all over the world.