Coco Palm’s Chairman Michael Chastanet was a guest of Virgin Holidays’ new Managing Director, Mark Anderson who was on island with his key team members. As a long-standing partner with the hoiday company, the Chairman and Mr Ernie George, Assistant General Manager, of Coco Palm had the pleasure of meeting the new Virgin Holidays Managing Director who took up the post last year.On Mr Anderson’s first official visit to the island, Coco Palm’s Chairman showed his support for the years of service to the destination and appreciation for the support of Virgin Holidays. Chastanet noted: “Tourism is a vital part of Saint Lucia’s economy and when key operators take the time to come on island personally whilst managing destinations around the world it is our way at Coco Palm to express our appreciation for their service over the years.” The Chairman went on to say, “Given the sensitivity of the tourism industry it is critical we maintain strong relationships.”
Along introduced by Virgin Holidays was Mr David Geer who has been appointed to a new role on the Leadership Team with overall responsibility for product, commercial, company strategy and new business development. Mr Geer has been deeply involved in developing and executing Virgin Holidays’ Five Year Plan to Win.
Other representatives of Virgin Holidays included Nikki Goldsmith and Patricia Cheesewright along with Destination Manager Caroline Gallichan.