Industry veteran brings over 25 years of global hospitality experience to Turks & Caicos’ premier luxury destination.
PROCIVENCIALES, TURKS and CAICOS – Wymara Resort + Villas, the luxury Caribbean sanctuary on Turks & Caicos’ Grace Bay Beach, announces the appointment of Miguel Carrillo as Director of Sales and Marketing. Carrillo brings more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, including roles in the hotel, airline and tour operator sectors.
A Venezuela native with multi-national experience, Carrillo joins Wymara Resort + Villas from Malliouhana Resort, the first luxury hotel in Anguilla, where he served as Director of Sales and Marketing and mentored a team of Sales & Events, Reservations and Marketing professionals. Carrillo spent the majority of his career with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts where he held esteemed sales positions for more than 19 years. His roles included: Account Director, Worldwide Sales: Latin America, Caribbean & Bermuda Region, Sales Manager: Four Seasons Hotel Miami, Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita and Four Seasons Hotel Caracas.
Carrillo also held senior level positions at Brickell Travel Management and several Hyatt Hotels in Miami, where he planned and implemented sales and marketing strategies. He also spent time in the airline industry, working for leading brands such as British Airways and Continental Airlines (United). Throughout his tenure in the industry, Carrillo has been recognized for his integrity, leadership and sales achievements, which were reflected in multiple industry awards he was honored with.
“We are very excited to welcome Miguel Carrillo to our Turks & Caicos gem,” adds Shelley Rincon, Chief Executive Officer at Wymara Resort + Villas. “Miguel has been part of the luxury hospitality industry for many years and his results, across each hotel and resort he’s worked with, speaks for itself. His wealth of knowledge in the industry, his dedication to service and his leadership approach made Miguel a natural fit for this position. We are looking forward to seeing his vision for the resort come to life.”
“It is both an honor and a thrill to join the Wymara Resort + Villas team and work alongside some of the most respected and trustworthy professionals in the luxury hospitality arena,” says Miguel Carrillo. “I look forward to continuing to build strong relationships with our valued and lifelong partners, while showcasing the unparalleled experiences that the property has to offer. I am eager to contribute to the continued success of these exceptional Caribbean gems.”
Carrillo holds an Associate of Arts degree in Translation and Interpretation from Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium) and a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Administration/Management from IUNP in Venezuela along with IATA Certifications. He is fluent in five languages (English, Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese) and has resided in six different countries. He is currently based in Miami, FL, where he lives with his wife and three children.
Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Network where she is the Editor-in Chief. She is also responsible for the daily operation and the financial policy. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Business Administration from the Technical University of Athens and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales.
She has many years of both academic and industrial experience within the travel industry. She has written/edited numerous articles in various tourism magazines.