One&Only Ocean Club Appoints John Conway as General Manager



John Conway, General Manager of One&Only Ocean Club, Paradise Island, The Bahamas
John Conway, General Manager of One&Only Ocean Club, Paradise Island, The Bahamas

One&Only Ocean Club has appointed John Conway as general manager for its Paradise Island branch in The Bahamas. In his new role, Conway will be responsible for the overall operations of the resort.

"John's knowledge of the One&Only brand and commitment to excellence, ensures that he will continue to raise the level of service and experience throughtout One&Only Ocean Club,” says George Markantonis, president and managing director of Kerzner International Bahamas. “With more than 15 years of experience here in The Bahamas, John’s wealth of expertise and long history with One&Only Ocean Club’s sister property, The Cove Atlantis, will help build upon the foundations that have made One&Only Ocean Club a leader in the Caribbean.”

With almost 30 years of experience in the luxury hospitality industry, Conway acted as senior vice president and general manager of The Cove Atlantis, where he was instrumental in the overall strategic planning and the successful launch and positioning of the new luxury brand. Prior to that, Conway served as senior vice president and general manager of the 1,200-room Royal Towers at Atlantis, Paradise Island, where he managed the resort’s day-to-day operations and achieved profitability as well as positive guest and employee satisfaction ratings.  

Conway also previously held various executive positions over 10 years at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company including serving as the general manager of the Ritz-Carlton Bali and opening the Ritz-Carlton in Seoul.  In addition, he was the hotel manager of the Ritz-Carlton in Naples, Florida as well as on the opening team of the Ritz-Carlton San Francisco, the Ritz-Carlton Palm Beach and the Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island.

“I am thrilled to be embarking on this new chapter with One&Only Ocean Club,” said Conway of his new role with One&Only Resorts. “One&Only Ocean Club continues to set a standard of excellence for the Caribbean and there is simply no other resort in the Bahamas with such a rich and vibrant history.” 

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