“We are delighted to welcome Alexander Kim to our management team. His proven track record with some of the largest and most highly rated conference resorts in the country will prove invaluable in enhancing Atlantis’ position as the leading meeting and conference destination in The Bahamas/Caribbean region,” Liebman said.
Prior to joining Atlantis, Kim was with the 920-room La Quinta Resort and Club in California where he served as director of conference services and director of food and beverage. While there, he achieved $29 million in food and beverage revenue and $15 million in banquet revenue.
Kim also held management positions with the 659-room Sheraton Bal Harbour in Florida, including banquet service manager, convention services manager and director of catering and convention services.
A graduate of Florida International University in Miami with a degree in hospitality management, Kim began his career at Masa International Miami as restaurant manager and then moved to the Hyatt Regency in Indianapolis where he held a number of restaurant and banqueting positions. He also served as director of banquets for the Hotel InterContinental Miami before joining the Sheraton Bal Harbour.
About Atlantis, Paradise Island
Atlantis, Paradise Island is a unique vacation destination, which celebrates the wonders of the sea and is inspired by the myth of the lost continent of Atlantis. The resort features 2,300 guest rooms; 35 restaurants, bars and lounges; an entertainment center with an innovatively designed casino; an impressive collection of luxury boutiques and shops; and extensive meeting and convention facilities including the largest ballroom in the Caribbean.
The resort offers the largest marine habitat in the world – second only to Mother Nature. There are 50,000 live sea animals in exhibit lagoons and displays including The Dig, a maze of underwater corridors and passageways providing a journey through ancient Atlantis. Guests also enjoy eleven swimming areas with eleven million gallons of fresh and saltwater swimming pools; amazing water slides hidden in life-sized Mayan ruins, as well as other gentler water rides; cascading waterfalls; and a seemingly endless stretch of beach that has been called the most beautiful in the world.
Aside from the Sports Center, guests also have easy access to championship golf at the nearby Ocean Club Golf Course. The 63-slip Marina at Atlantis accommodates luxury yachts up to 200 feet in length. For young guests, the Discovery Channel Camp at Atlantis – developed in partnership with The Discovery Channel - is a revolutionary concept in educational and entertaining children’s vacations.
For further information about Atlantis, Paradise Island; telephone 954-809-2000, or visit on-line at www.Atlantis.com. For reservations, call your travel agent or 800-ATLANTIS.
Kerzner International Limited (NYSE: KZL) is a leading international developer and operator of premium casinos, resorts and luxury hotels. The Company’s flagship destination is Atlantis, a 2,317-room, ocean-themed resort located on Paradise Island, The Bahamas. Atlantis is a unique destination casino resort featuring three interconnected hotel towers built around a 7-acre lagoon and 34-acre marine environment the includes the world’s largest open-air marine habitat. The Company also developed and receives certain income derived from Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut. Following the completion of a $1 billion expansion, the Native American-themed Mohegan Sun has become one of the premier casino resort destinations in the United States. In its luxury resort hotel business, the Company operates luxury resorts primarily under the One&Only brand. The Company manages nine resort hotels in The Bahamas, Mauritius, Dubai, the Maldives and Mexico and has entered into an agreement to develop and manage a tenth property in the Maldives. For more information concerning the Company and its operating subsidiaries visit www.kerzner.com.
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