Daydream Island Resort and Spa has appointed respected hospitality professional Mr Scott Wilkinson as Chief Executive Officer replacing current CEO Phil Casey who has moved to a new role as Owner’s Representative for Daydream’s owner Mr Vaughan Bullivant.
Mr Wilkinson joins Daydream from TFE Hotel Group where he was General Manager of the Five Star Rendezvous Grand Hotel Adelaide, which won the AHA Award for Best Deluxe Hotel South Australia 2013.
He has also held senior managerial roles with hotel groups Hyatt Regency, Peppers Retreats Resorts and Hotels and Rydges Hotels and Resorts. His experience includes all aspects of hospitality management including pre-opening, refurbishments, rebranding, revenue generation and cost management.
“I’m delighted to be joining this iconic Queensland island resort and carrying on the great work by Phil Casey and his team in making Daydream the Whitsunday island resort of choice,” Mr Wilkinson said.
“We will continue to make Daydream a standout destination for leisure, conferencing and romantic getaways and with the guest experience central to everything we do."
Mr Casey has successfully lead Daydream’s operation to a period of profitability and is looking forward to remaining involved with the property and in managing Mr Bullivant’s investments.
Located in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, the multi award-winning 4.5 star Daydream Island Resort and Spa offers 296 beautifully appointed rooms, comprehensive facilities such as the Rejuvenation Spa and Living Reef lagoons, a wide variety of activities, sparkling bays and secluded beaches, which all combine to provide a superior tropical island experience.
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