Date acquired: Dec 2021
Location: Exumas, The Bahamas
Features: 12 waterfront bungalows, restaurant, and exclusive boat
SMS Lodging assumed Management of Kahari Resort in Dec 2021, on a one-year term to re-launch the property, formerly known as Lumina Point. While integrating the operational functions of the property with the partner hotel (Peace and Plenty). This included integrating shared costs with Transportation, Imports, Boat and Launch Services, Labor and Training. SMS engaged in full relaunch of the new property with all luxury Leisure and Sales organizations to introduce this previously unknown resort to the travel industry.
Took over management in Nov 2019 for new ownership group, on 1 year contract
Renamed and Rebranded resort with GDS and Luxury Travel Orgnizations
Structured all H.R. Operations, Marketing, Finance and Procurment and I.T. for ownership
Maintained functioning operations, in Bahamas, through Covid in 2020
Ended 1 year agreement (after 14 months) and handed property management back to ownership
Resort established highest ADR and Highest Operating profit since openned.