Business View Caribbean | March 2021

44 BUSINESS VIEW CARIBBEAN MARCH 2021 AT A GLANCE ELEGANT HOTELS WHAT: A group of seven, exquisite luxury hotel properties WHERE: Barbados, Lesser Antilles, Eastern Caribbean WEBSITE: | ELEGANT HOTELS GROUP BARBADOS E legant Hotels is a collection of seven distinct Caribbean beach resorts, each with its own twist on life’s playful pleasures. Elegant Hotels Group (EHG), now part of Marriott International’s portfolio, opens the door to a collection of the Caribbean’s most stunning beachfront resorts, all sharing a passion for gracious hospitality, superlative services and amenities. With three outstanding Breakfast Plan resorts – Colony Club, Treasure Beach and the intimate House – and four of the best all-inclusive properties in the Caribbean – Tamarind, Turtle Beach, Crystal Cove and Waves Hotel & Spa – Elegant Hotels is the toast of beautiful Barbados. Paradise awaits! Much has been happening at the Elegant resort properties in the last year, so Business View Caribbean asked Xavier Pineda, Director of Sales and Marketing for All-inclusive and Elegant Hotels, to share his insights into the Marriott International acquisition of the Group and the super exciting plans for the future of the Elegant portfolio. In the following Q & A, Pineda was more than happy to report the good news! LIFE’S PLAYFUL PLEASURES