Fort Young Hotel Announces New General Manager & Great Getaway Special Promotion
Fort Young Hotel, Roseau Dominica (December 3, 2008) – The Fort Young Hotel in Dominica is announcing the appointment of Ruud van Baal as the hotel’s new General Manager.
Ruud van Baal brings to the Fort Young Hotel, many years of experience in the hotel industry and the Caribbean. Born in The Netherlands, Ruud has worked/lived in Switzerland, England, Belgium, France, Germany, The Philippines and Bonaire as well as travelling around the Caribbean and Alaska while employed with the prestigious Holland America Cruise Line at the start of his career, after graduating from the International Institute for Hospitality Management in The Hague where he got his Bachelor Degree in 1992. In Bonaire, Ruud was the Managing Director of three well-known properties on the island.
“We are very pleased and are looking forward to welcoming Ruud van Baal to lead the Fort Young-family” states the hotel’s Chairman, Mr. Phillip Nassief. “Ruud brings extensive experience in both operations and marketing and we are confident that under his leadership Fort Young Hotel will continue to enhance its reputation for excellent service and as Dominica’s Premier Hotel.”
With delight, the Fort Young Hotel reveals its special promotion for residents of Dominica’s neighboring islands the upcoming months of December and January. Booking the “Getaway Dominica”-special gives one the opportunity relax, enjoy top accommodation and service as well as exploring the Nature Island.
“Getaway Dominica”-special start at US$ 274,– per person1) includes 4 days/3 nights accommodations, daily breakfast, airport/hotel transfers, all Government taxes and service charges. Two day adventure packages and excursions can be added for as low as US$ 140,– per person2). For bookings and inquiries please contact your favorite travel partner, call (767) 448 5000 ext. 7131 , e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website www.fortyounghotel.com.
Fort Young Hotel, Dominica’s Premier Hotel is located on the outskirts of Roseau, the capital of this spectacular and rugged island in the Eastern Caribbean. Offering 71 luxurious rooms, superb wine & dining facilities, on premise dive operations, excursion desk, duty free shopping as well as wellness center and conference rooms, the Fort Young Hotel is the perfect getaway for divers and non-divers alike looking for top service, diving and eco adventure.
Known as “The Nature Island” and located between the French islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique in the Eastern Caribbean, the independent nation of Dominica (pronounced “Dom-in-eek-a”) is the largest and most mountainous of the Windward Islands, encompassing an area of nearly 290 square miles. A place where man and nature live in harmony, adventurers and nature lovers alike will revel in the Island’s eco-tourism options which include scuba diving, snorkeling, mountain biking, kayaking, horseback riding, nature tours, hiking/trekking, whale, dolphin and bird watching, sailing and fishing.