WHY IT IS EVALUATED: Brunini comes to his new role with over three decades of leadership experience in the hospitality and casino industry. — Patrick Clarke, TravelPulse Editor
Atlantis Paradise Island in the Bahamas appoints Joe Brunini as Chief Gaming & Customer Development Officer. In this role, Brunini will oversee the operations and marketing of the world-class Atlantis casino.
Brunini comes to Atlantis with over 30 years of leadership experience in the hospitality and casino industry. Most recently, he served as President and CEO of Parq Vancouver, opening the first fully integrated resort casino in Vancouver. He led the resort to a market-leading position in British Columbia by implementing award-winning customer service and integrated programming to generate revenue. The resort’s JW Hotel was named Luxury Hotel of the Year by Marriott Hotels of Canada in 2019.
Prior to that, Brunini served as President of Global Marketing and Client Development at Baha Mar in the Bahamas, where he led pre-opening efforts and developed future growth strategy for international casino marketing and revenue, customer acquisition, mobile games and more. Among his other experiences, he served as President of Marketing and Client Development at MGM Resorts International in Las Vegas, Nevada, and held various management positions at Caesars Hotel & Casino in Atlantis City, New Jersey.
“We are thrilled to welcome Joe to Atlantis and look forward to seeing his ideas for new initiatives take shape,” said Audrey Oswell, President and CEO of Atlantis Paradise Island. “With his experience at some of the best casinos and resorts in the world, we are confident he will lead our exceptional casino team to new heights.”
“I have admired Atlantis for years and am thrilled to join the team at such an exciting time for the resort,” Brunini said. “With the upcoming upgrades to Atlantis Casino this year and beyond, I look forward to developing strategies and building on Atlantis’ reputation as one of the best gaming destinations in the world.”
THE SOURCE: Atlantis Paradise Island press release.