Bahamas Resort & Casino Appoints New General ManagerJune 18, 2009 By: Alexia Dellner
Wyndham Hotels and Resorts has appointed Roger Swadish as general manager of the 559-room Wyndham Nassau Resort & Crystal Palace Casino in Nassau, Bahamas.
Swadish joins the Wyndham team with more than 30 years of hospitality management experience, most recently as chief operating officer at Highland Hospitality in McLean, VA.
In addition to his experience in the hospitality industry, Swadish has served on numerous boards and associations related to the industry and his surrounding community. Most notably, he served as a board member for the International Institute of Boston, a non-profit organization that assists refugees from around the world settle into new homes. Swadish also developed and led a program to train new citizens working in the hospitality industry for careers in management.
The Wyndham Nassau Resort is situated on Cable Beach and hosts 559 guest rooms, nine restaurants and lounges, and a tropical pool. The 30,000-square-foot Crystal Palace Casino features more than 400 coinless slot machines and nearly 40 table games.
Swadish is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the recently renovated resort, a key destination in the lodging chain’s portfolio of 24 hotel and affiliate properties in the Caribbean and Mexico.