Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
NASSAU, The Bahamas (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 — Baha Mar Ltd., which is developing the $3.5 billion Baha Mar integrated gaming resort project in Nassau, The Bahamas, today announced the appointment of Daniel Garrow as Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the luxury resort.
Mr. Garrow has more than three decades of experience in the field of information technology (IT) and has held senior IT positions within the gaming and hospitality industry at resorts throughout the United Sates. During his tenure as Senior Vice President of Information Systems and Chief Information Officer at Mohegan Sun, he was named one of Computerworld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders.
“As a world-class, integrated gaming resort, information technology is one of the critical components of ensuring an unparalleled guest and user experience,” said Tom Dunlap, Baha Mar’s President. “We are proud to have a chief information officer of Mr. Garrow’s caliber with such a depth of experience in gaming and hospitality at Baha Mar.”
In his role as CIO at Baha Mar, Mr. Garrow will be an integral part of the operations of the resort and work with the Chief Operating Officer, department directors, hotel brands and third-party operators to ensure that Baha Mar maintains the highest standard of IT systems and networks across the resort’s campus.
“Baha Mar is breaking new ground in the gaming industry in North America,” Mr. Garrow said. “I am excited to be a part of such an innovative team.”
Mr. Garrow has been well recognized for his contribution to the long-term growth and development of information technology within gaming and hospitality. He is a facilitator of Gaming & Leisure Magazine’s CIO Roundtable, an annual gaming industry meeting. He also serves as a member of the magazine’s Advisory Council and has contributed myriad articles to the publication.
Mr. Garrow was the inaugural winner of the Phil LaBelle Lifetime Achievement Award presented by Gaming & Leisure Magazine’s Board of Directors and its CIO Roundtable members “in recognition of drive, leadership and accomplishments in the gaming and hospitality industry through a lifetime of dedication.”
About Baha Mar
Baha Mar, which is scheduled to open in December 2014, is set on 3,000 feet of white-sand beach just 12 minutes from Nassau’s newly expanded Lynden Pindling International Airport. The resort will feature an elite collection of hotel brands with gaming, entertainment, private residences, shopping and natural attractions that reflect an authentic Bahamian experience. The Baha Mar Casino & Hotel, with 1,000 rooms, is the centerpiece of the resort, and includes a 100,000-square-foot Las Vegas-style casino – the largest in the Caribbean region. A 700-room Grand Hyatt, a 300-room Mondrian, a 200-room Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® and the 694-room Meliá complete the extraordinary accommodations at Baha Mar.
Amenities will include the 18-hole, 72-par championship Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course at Baha Mar, 200,000 square feet of combined state-of-the-art convention facilities including a 2,000-seat performing arts center and an art gallery with the largest curated collection of Bahamian art; more than 30 restaurants, nightclubs and bars; two spas, including the 30,000-square-foot destination spa ESPA at Baha Mar; designer retail boutiques, a beachfront sanctuary with native Bahamian flora and fauna,14 distinctive pool experiences and a private island.
For more information, please visit www.bahamar.com