Superyacht marina Christophe Harbour is developing new business opportunities in advance of the launch of phase two of the marina village as the expansion of the resort community continues.

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New recruits: Cristina Bernardini and Genevieve Conroy

Christophe Harbour, a St. Kitts-based superyacht marina and resort, has announced the appointment of Genevieve Conroy and Cristina Bernardini as sales and marketing executives.

Conroy has taken on the role of vice president of sales and marketing and Cristina Bernardini has been appointed business development manager for Europe.

The announcement coincides with the development’s latest growth phase and an expanded focus on growing market presence.

Christophe Harbour is developing new business opportunities in advance of the launch of phase two of the marina village as the expansion of the resort community continues.

Strategic recruitment

“Christophe Harbour is entering one of the most exciting times in our development’s history, and we’ve never been more bullish on our community’s future,” says developer Charles Darby III.

“With continued expansion comes the need to strengthen market presence, so having Genevieve and Cristina join us at this integral moment in our development ensures we will remain on the path to success,” he adds.

With a substantial background in leading strategy and implementation of hospitality brand development, Genevieve Conroy will oversee all multi-platform sales and marketing initiatives to support real estate and marina sales efforts and to foster Christophe Harbour’s long-term growth.

Prior to joining Christophe Harbour, Conroy served as vice president of residential sales and marketing at Baha Mar, where she was responsible for designing and leading global sales and marketing strategies for bringing to market 284 multi-branded luxury hotel-residential units.

She also spent six years with The Ritz Carlton on various projects through the Southeastern US and Caribbean. Conroy will be based at the company’s headquarters in Charleston, South Carolina.

Cristina Bernardini brings more than 24 years of success in elevating brand presence through marketing, communications and public relations.

Bernardini is well known in the yachting industry for her tenure as the marketing, PR and communications manager at Italian shipyard Perini Navi, where she developed marketing and communication strategies to develop the Group’s new business and maintain existing client relationships.

In her new role at Christophe Harbour Bernardini will develop and manage global strategic partnerships and leverage existing relationships to support sales and extend brand awareness within Europe. She will be based in Italy.