Jermaine C. Wright
Appointed General Manager
At Comfort Suites Paradise Island, Bahamas
Wright, a seasoned tourism and hospitality professional, brings to his new post 23 years of experience working with airlines, hotels and resorts. Prior to this new role, he held various positions at the historic British Colonial Hilton in downtown Nassau for 15 years. During his tenure at Hilton, Wright received multiple awards for Sales Performance, RevPAR Growth and Hospitality Leadership. He successfully completed the Hilton Worldwide's SHINE 4D program in 2011 and a development and training program for general managers in 2014.
Wright received The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism's 2007 Cacique Award for Sales Executive of the Year and was a finalist for the 2013 and 2014 Bahamian Icon Awards for Tourism. He holds a Master of Management degree in Hospitality and Tourism from Revans University in Vanuatu, where he graduated with distinction as the Cohort's Salutatorian in 2011.
Active within the local hospitality industry, Wright is a Director of the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association and a Director of the Downtown Nassau Partnership. He was appointed one of the Directors on the Nassau Paradise Island Promotion Board. He is also President of Hands for Hunger, which assists with efforts to eradicate hunger in the Bahamas.