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LetterfromourLeadershipTeamGeorgeMarkantonisPresidentManagingDirectorKarenCareSr.VicePresidentHumanResourcesDearColleaguesItiswithgreatexcitementthatweintroduceyoutothenewHeresToYouH2Uquarterlymagazine.Overthelast20yearswehaveseenunprecedentedsuccessasaresortandwhatwearemostproudofistheenormousprofessionalgrowthachievementsandcontributionsofyouourcolleagues.H2Uwasconceivedasameanstoshowcasewhatourpeoplemeantothecompanyscontinuedsuccessandtotheenrichmentofourcommunityaswellastohighlightopportunitiesforpersonaldevelopment.H2UisallaboutyouSowhetheritsyourinsightabouthappeningsaroundtheresortwowguestmomentsspecialteamachievementsorputtingyourcompanyvaluesintoactioninsideoroutsidetheworkplacewewanttohearyourstoriesandsharethem.ItisourhopethatH2Uwillinspireyouandmotivateyou.AndmostimportantlymayitalwaysremindyouthatwehaveanamazingproductbutitsthehumanelementUthatmakesuswhoweare.WebothwouldliketakethisopportunitytosaythankyouformakingAtlantistheiconicdestinationthatwehavebecome.WehopeyouenjoythisrstissueofH2Uandlookforwardtoyourfeedback.EnjoyH2UsymbolizesthefusionofouramazingproductrepresentedbywaterH2UandthecoreelementoftheAtlantisbrandYouU.UaretheelementthatgivesAtlantislifetheingredientthatcreatesthewowguestexperienceofAtlantis. 1WeSaluteUCelebratingExceptionalPeopleCongratUlationsOurLeaderWinsPrestigiousAwardHUmanElementWhatYouAreSayingAboutAtlantisBuildingUnity2013LeadershipWorkshopCommUnityAtlantisTeamMembersGiveBackAtlantisBlUeProjectConservationForABrighterTomorrowOpportUnityComeGrowWithUs25678910 CELEBRATINGEXCEPTIONALPEOPLECRYSTALAWARDSWeSaluteURedCarpetStyle2ThisyearsCrystalAwardslenothingtobedesiredWerolledouttheredcarpetshowcasedtalentedperformersincludingasalutetoAtlantisrstcabaretshowandhonouredlongserviceemployeeswith2030and40yearsofcontinueddedicatedservice.BeverlySaundersandChrisSariegokepteveryoneinstitchesasemceesoftheeveningsevents.ThenightdrewtoaclosewithaninspiringsongfromtheAtlantischoir.Andofcourse.TheAerParty 2013CRYSTALAWARDSWINNERSBryanClarkeSr.BuyerPurchasingGlenroyPrattSr.DirectorofConferenceServicesLEADEROFTHEYEARMANAGEROFTHEYEARMANAGEROFTHEYEAREMPLOYEEOFTHEYEARFRONTOFHOUSEEMPLOYEEOFTHEYEARFRONTOFHOUSEEMPLOYEEOFTHEYEARHEARTOFHOUSEEMPLOYEEOFTHEYEARHEARTOFHOUSEEMPLOYEEOFTHEYEARFORTLAUDERDALEStephenDaxonHousemanOOOceanClubRaheemWhitePotWasherChopStixCrystalFolzWeddingsSpecialAfairsCoordinatorDonWilliamsFBCashierManagerJoyAgeeb-RolleCoveCoordinatorTinaTurnquestGuestServicesHostessDolphinCay3 4 ThisprestigiousawardrecognizesexcellenceinCaribbeanhoteloperationsbydemonstratingsuperiorachievementinavarietyofcategoriesincludingresortoperationsinnovativemanagementandcommunityaairs.Thisisthe33rdyeartheawardhasbeengivenandMr.Markantonisrstawardfromtheassociation.TheeventtookplaceattheCaribbeanTravelMarketplaceJanuary12-142014inMontegoBayJamaica.Mr.MarkantoniscommentedItsarealhonourtoreceivethisawardandtoberecognized.WeknowthatforeveryjobwecreateinTheBahamasthetrickleeectisanother1.4jobsinthelocaleconomyandwetakeourresponsibilityveryseriously.Weknowthatwhenwecatchacoldeveryoneelsegetspneumoniaanditsveryimportanttomakesurethatwestayontrack.HotelieroftheYeardoesntmeantheresonepersonwhodoeseverything.Ifranklywenttheretobringtheawardbackforthe8000colleaguesIworkwitheverybodywhocomestoworkeverydayandmakesurethatthisstaysthepremierresortdestinationintheIslands.Theawardissignicantbecauseitrecognizesourcolleagues.ItrecognizesthetourismindustrythepublicsectortheprivatesectorItrecognizesTheBahamas.AsIsaiditsnotaboutoneperson.IntheendsomebodyhastobenamedandIwasverypleasedthatitwassomeonefromTheBahamas.OurPresidentandManagingDirectorGeorgeMarkantoniswasrecentlynamedthe2014CaribbeanHotelieroftheYearbytheCaribbeanHotelandTourismAssociation.CongratUlationsGeorgeMarkantonisOURLEADERWINSPRESTIGIOUSAWARD5 6HUmanElementShaniqueMajorThetuitionreimbursementprogramisagreatincentiveforemployeestocontinuetheireducationandenhancetheirskillswhichhasadirectimpactonemployeeperformance.PeterOuttenEmployeediscountshaveallowedmetoexperiencethingsespeciallytherestaurantsandwaterparkatAtlantisthatImaynothavedonewithoutthem.KeilahBartonTheEmployeeAssistanceProgramhelpedmeovercomeobstaclesinmylifeandgetmebackontrack.Iwouldrecommendittoanyoneseekingguidance.AngelaMossOveronemillionnutritiousmealsayearareservedatStars.IvepersonallybenettedfromthehealthyoptionsandcostsavingsinmypocketHoratioMcKenzieWorkingatAtlantisandOceanClubhastremendouslyhelpedmycareerandpreparedmeforfuturegrowth.ThroughmentorshipandpersonaldedicationIvemoveduptherankstomycurrentpositionofExecutiveAsst.Mgr.FoodBeverageatOneOnlyOceanClub.WHATYOUARESAYINGABOUTATLANTIS KendyceMoss-MoultrieEvamaeHannaLeAlphanetteGrantMidTelsineRolleRightGlenroyPrattandLarrySmithPaulBurkeBuildingUnity2013LEADERSHIPWORKSHOPInlivinguptoourcommitmenttodevelopourleadersanddrivemanagereectivenessweinvitedCaptainMikeAbrashoaformerCommandingOcerintheUSNavyandworldrenownedspeakerandauthortospeaktoourmanagementteamabouthisexperiences.CaptainAbrashowasawardedtheprestigiousSpokaneTrophyforleadershipfortransformingtheUSSBenefoldfromadysfunctionalshipintheNavytothebestinclass.CaptainAbrashosharedprincipalsontheimportanceoftrustrespectandworkingtogethertomeettheteamgoalsandobjectives.Thebreakoutsessionfocusedonteam-buildingadviceforimprovingstamoraleandboostingemployeeenthusiasm.Theleadersinattendancewalkedawaywithabetterunderstandingofhowtodevelopasenseofcohesivenessandunitywiththeirteams.DuringtheonedayeventourmanagementheardconceptsonPrinciplesthatcandriveteamperformanceChangethewayyouleadtogettheresultsyouneedBuildingupself-condenceandtakingownershipofteamperformanceCreatingaclimateoftrustandgeneratingteamunity7 CommUnityAndreaMoultrieCasinoPitManagerfoundedtheSeniorCitizenFestivalCharityin2010toappreciateandcelebrateourancestorsandmentors.TheeventisheldeachyearonDiscoveryDayinOctoberwhichiscelebrateseniorcitizensmonth.TherstyearAndreaandherteamofvolunteerscomprisedofcasinoemployeeshosted90seniors.Thefollowingyearthenumbergrewto130andthisyearseventisexpectedtohostevenmore.AndreahassecuredsponsorsliketheCaribbeanBottlingCompanyLowesWholesaleDrugAgencyPurityBakeryAtlantisPastryShopandVarietyDisposableProducts.ThecasinoteamcontributestothiseventaswellastheSponsoraSeniorProgramwhichprovidestransportationservicestoseniors.WecongratulateAndreaonhercharitableandentrepreneurialeorts.Herhardworkandgivingspiritcreatesamazingexperiencesandeverlastingmemoriesforseniorcitizensandtheirfamilies.CarolynHepburnhousekeeperatTheCovefoundedCarolynsMissionin2011whosemottoiscompassionatecareforthoseinneed.UnderstandingthatsocialprogramsarelimitedandwithadesiretollthegapCarolynsMissionprovidessupportandcareforlessfortunatechildrenofTheBahamas.Carolynalongwithasmallteamworkwithintheschoolsystemprovidingmonthlyassistanceforfoodsmallhousewaresandschoolsupplies.Collaboratingwithvariousgovernmentprimaryschoolsherteamidenties20studentsinneed.Theteamvisitseachschooltopresentfamilieswitha100BuyforLessGiCerticate.Sinceinceptionhercharityhasassistedover150familiesandraisedover23000ingoods.CarolynhasinspiredotherAtlantiscolleaguestojoininhereorts.ThefeedbackonCarolynsCharityhasbeenphenomenal.Pleasevisitherwebsitecarolynsmission.orgtolearnmoreabouthereortsandtogetinvolved.ATLANTISTEAMMEMBERSGIVEBACK8 AtlantisBlueProjectisdedicatedtosavingseaspeciesandtheirextraordinaryhabitatsthroughoutTheBahamasandsurroundingCaribbeanseas.ByfundingscienticresearchconservationandeducationprogramsandcommunityoutreacheortsthroughtheAtlantisBlueProjecttheFoundationhelpsprotectBahamianwatersandtheirvastmarinewildlife.ThiswillhelpensurethatTheBahamaswillremainahavenforamyriadofuniquerareandendangeredspeciesforgenerationstocome.Anonprot501c3organizationthefoundationreceivesitsfundingfromthegenerosityofthegueststoAtlantisParadiseIsland.AtlantisBlUeProjectNATIONALCOASTALAWARENESSMONTHTheBahamasNationalCoastalAwarenessmonthbeginsApril12014.ThisinitiativeisdesignedtoeducatethecommunityontheimportanceofprotectingtheenvironmentandthecoastlineaswellaseducateBahamiansabouttheirnaturalresourcesandtheirsustainability.TolearnaboutupcominginitiativesforNationalCoastalAwarenessMonthcontactJanelCampbellattheMinistryofTourismatjcampbellbahamas.com.HowyoucantakepartCONSERVATIONFORABRIGHTERTOMORROW1399 StayconnectedonournewwebsiteAtlantisLocalBahamas.comandFacebookAtlantisLocalis12monthrotationalprogramdesignedtoattractanddeveloptoptalent.Wearecommittedtodevelopingpassionatepeopleandbuildinganorganizationwhereyoucanfulllyourpersonalgoalsdreamsandcareeraspirations.Theprogramprovidesbest-in-classhands-ontrainingandexposuretothedynamicandcomplexbusinessofmanaginginoneofthelargestinternationalresortdestinationsintheworld.Traineesareequippedwiththeskillsetofthecontemporaryleaderandareempoweredtopracticeinaresultsdrivenenvironment.Jobplacementisavailableuponsuccessfulcompletionofrotationperiod.WhetheryourearecentcollegegraduateorapassionateprofessionalinHospitalityBusinessorFinanceInformationTechnologyorEngineeringthisprogramcouldbeyourpassporttoasuccessfulcareerwithus.ManagementTraineeopportunitiesareavailabletoAtlantisandOceanClubemployeesaswellasexternalapplicants.OpportUnityCOMEGROWWITHUSAtlantisisagreatplacetobuildyourcareer.AnastarciaHuylerAtlantisUniversityfoundedin2001wastherstcorporateuniversityinTheBahamas.RecognizingtheneedforleadershipdevelopmentfornowandthefuturetheAUcurriculumhasevolvedtocatertoallemployeesatalllevelsaswellastheoutsidecommunity.E-Learningcoursesareavailabletoemployees247.Theyincludeover1000onlinecoursesandsomecertications.LaborRelationsInstitute-managerslearnhowtobuildstrongrelationshipsinaunionizedsetting.Theydevelopinsightaroundtheresponsibilitiesrolesandinterestsofemployeesunionandmanagementanddrivingresultsthroughunityandtrust.LeadershipDevelopmentCenterfocusesonidentifyinganddevelopinghighpotentialleadersandcreatingatalentbankforfuturerolesintheorganization.FunctionalTechnicalSkillsAcademiesaredesignedtomeetjobspecicskillsofemployees.FoodandBeverageRestaurantOperationsManagerTrainingisaoneyearprogramwithaseriesofintenseworkshopsfocusingonallaspectsofrestaurantoperations.MeetingoftheMindsisalearningplatformdesignedfordivisionstoexpoundontheirrolesandresponsibilitiesintheoperation.Theysharethecomplexityofmanagingbeyondsilosandthestakeholdervalueofteamwork.COORoundtableLessonsinLeadershipisanopportunityformanagerstoengageandinterfaceinaninformalsettingtolearnfromtheseniorleaderasheshareshisperspectiveandpersonalexperiencesinmanagingaresort.Youwillreceiveabetterunderstandingoftheneedforcreativityandinnovationandwhatitwilltaketostayaheadofthecompetition.ApprenticeChefProgramsupportsstudentsintheeldofculinaryartsbyoeringnancialassistantwithbooksfeesandtuitionuniformsandsuppliesthroughoutthefouryearcourseofstudy.CollegeStudentInternshipsareprovidedforstudentsstudyinglocallyandabroad.Bothpaidandunpaidinternshipsareavailable.HighSchoolStudentWorkExperienceoershighschoolstudentstheopportunitytogainexposuretotheindustryasparttheirrequirementforgraduation.TuitionReimbursementisavailabletofulltimeemployeesstudyingonlineorinalocalinstitution.ElmiraScholarshipvaluedat42000annuallythroughElmiraCollegeinNewYorkisoeredtoanemployeeortheirchildren.ForupcomingschedulescalltheHumanResourcesTrainingDepartmentatextension642702AtlantisManagerTraineeProgram