Atlantis, Paradise Island appoints Wendy Blaney as Senior Vice President - Insights

Atlantis, Paradise Island appoints Wendy Blaney as Senior Vice President

Wendy BlaneyAtlantis, Paradise IslandÊhas announcedÊthe appointments of Audrey Oswell as Chief Operating Officer and Wendy Blaney as Senior Vice President of Sales for Atlantis, Paradise Island resort in The Bahamas.

Under the leadership of Howard C. Karawan, President and Managing Director of Atlantis, Paradise Island these dynamic executives will be working towards a new vision for the iconic resort. Set to re-launch in June 2017, Atlantis will introduce enticing experiences, lifestyle partnerships and distinct new amenities that will speak to a new generation of families, couples, friends and colleagues.

A hospitality and gaming veteran with over 30 years of experience,ÊMs Oswell has made her return to Atlantis after previously holding the position of Chief Operating Officer for Seneca Gaming. Throughout her career,ÊMs OswellÊhas served in top executive leadership positions, including senior management roles at Caesars Atlantic City, the Cosmopolitan and Fountainbleau Las Vegas. Known for her innovative and integrated approach to operations,ÊMs OswellÊassists in developing new concepts and creating outstanding programs. At Atlantis,ÊMs OswellÊwill work alongside the executive leadership team, managing the business and operational aspects to continue making significant strides to the resort experience.

Ms Blaney joins Atlantis with more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry.ÊMs BlaneyÊmost recently served as Director, In Market EastÊand Atlantic City for Caesars Entertainment where she managed a team of 25 regional and national sales managers. Her responsibilities included building and managing Caesars Entertainment’s eastern division in-market sales efforts in Las Vegas and Atlantic City. At Atlantis, she will be responsible for developing and overseeing the resorts group, leisure and call center sales strategy while setting goals to achieve revenue targets.

ÒAudrey and Wendy will be tremendous assets to bring the new Atlantis vision to life,Ó said Mr Karawan. ÒThey have the expertise, passion and drive to ensure that we continue delivering a guest experience that is unparalleled. I am excited for travelers to see what the future has in store for Atlantis, as we propel the resort’s status as the top travel destination where fun, education, culture and purpose all come together. The best is yet to come.Ó

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