PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS (July 25, 2022) – Atlantis Paradise Island in The Bahamas appoints Steven M. Silverman as Senior Vice President of Sales. In this role, Silverman will develop and lead the group and leisure transient sales team by setting goals to achieve revenue targets.
An industry veteran, Silverman brings to Atlantis over two decades of experience as the Director of Sales for hotels and resorts in Florida and the Caribbean. Most recently, he led sales initiatives at Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Fl., where he was responsible for over $110 million in group, convention, and banquet revenues. He also successfully shifted market share from established competitors for a $26 million revenue increase.
Prior to his role at Diplomat Beach Resort, Silverman served as Managing Director of Sales and Marketing at El Conquistador Resort & Las Casitas Villages, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, and as Director of Sales at The Fontainebleau Hilton Resort and The Roney Palace Beach Resort.
“Steven is an incredible addition to the Atlantis team, and we are so happy to welcome him,” said Audrey Oswell, President and Managing Director of Atlantis Paradise Island. “His success and extensive experience in the region along with his passion for the industry are evident, and we’re excited for him to lead our sales team to new heights.”
Silverman received his associate degree in business administration and management at the University of Florida before attending the New School for Social Research, where he studied culinary arts training and hotel and hospitality management.
“I am delighted to bring my experience to the iconic Atlantis Paradise Island and join the wonderful team here that makes the resort the most remarkable in the world,” said Silverman. “I look forward to furthering the growth of the resort alongside the best in the business.”
About Atlantis Paradise Island:
Atlantis Paradise Island, a lush, oceanside resort located on Paradise Island in The Bahamas, is a dynamic destination that launched over 25 years ago as a first-of-its-kind modern marvel of nature and engineering. Bahamian culture and the spirit of its beloved team members are the heart and soul of this legendary resort. The immersive programming connects guests to the rich history, art, people, food, and festivities of The Bahamas while remaining dedicated to sustainability and environmental conservation.
Atlantis features five unique lodging options: the grand iconic towers of The Royal, family-friendly accommodations at The Coral, water-side villas at Harborside Resort, all-suite luxury accommodations at The Cove, and residential-style accommodations with full kitchens at The Reef. The resort is centered around Aquaventure, an innovative, 141-acre waterscape of thrilling slides and river rides, eleven pools, and five miles of white sand beaches. Home to the largest open-air marine habitat in the world, over 50,000 marine animals from 250 species make their home in natural ocean-fed environments. With its unparalleled meeting and convention space, the well-appointed Atlantis Marina with 63 slips hosting vessels up to 250 feet/76 meters overlooking Marina Village and more, the Atlantis experiences are endless and unique to each traveler. Additional resort amenities include the 30,000 sq ft tranquil Mandara Spa that features an outdoor lap pool, state-of-the-art fitness center and wellness programs, a newly opened tennis center offering lessons, equipment rental plus three clay and hard courts respectively, a full-size basketball court, a 400-seat movie theatre, Atlantis Kids Adventures (AKA) for children ages 3-12, gaming arcade and CRUSH, a nightclub for teens ages 13-17. Jokers Comedy and Night Club offers nightly entertainment and live music. The resort is also home to an award-winning 18-hole golf course designed by Tom Weiskopf, renowned Atlantis Casino, duty-free shopping, and restaurants and lounges with celebrity chef culinary masterpieces, including Fish by José Andrés, Nobu, by Nobu Matsuhisa, and Olives, by Todd English. Guests of Atlantis Paradise Island have exclusive access to unforgettable excursions led by local partners including Pieces of 8 boat tours, Tropic Ocean Airways and Coco Bahama Seaplanes. Day trips to The Bahamas’ out islands of Exuma and Eleuthera to swim with pigs and nurse sharks or feed iguanas in their natural habitats are a few of many #BahamasAtHeart itineraries travelers can discover.
Atlantis has committed to a meaningful connection with the ocean, marine life, sustainability, and environmental stewardship through its purpose-led efforts with Dolphin Cay and the Atlantis Blue Project Foundation (ABPF). Dolphin Cay, the resort’s 14-acre marine mammal habitat, is an advanced marine education center and animal rescue rehabilitation hospital whose first residents include 17 rescue dolphins from Hurricane Katrina. Visitors to Dolphin Cay, one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated marine-mammal habitats in the world, can participate in creative, non-disruptive “interactions” that build real awareness, stir emotion, and help fund the resort’s conservation efforts. Every visit to Dolphin Cay and each Atlantis Marine Adventure, such as snorkeling and SCUBA diving, benefits ABPF, the resort’s nonprofit 501©3 organization dedicated to saving sea species and their extraordinary habitats throughout The Bahamas and surrounding Caribbean seas. Atlantis Paradise Island offers a variety of unforgettable excursions with local partners including Pieces of 8, which offers day trip trips to Exuma and Eleuthera to swim with pigs and nurse sharks or feed iguanas in the wild, and Coco Bahamas Air to help visitors explore the destination.