1st VP; Omar Robinson - GM Round Hill
Omar Robinson is currently the General Manager of the Round Hill Hotel and Villas, located in Hopewell, Hanover, Jamaica. His experience in the industry spans a total of 24 years.
He began his career as an Entertainment Coordinator at Sandals Resorts and after completing management training, was quickly promoted to several managerial positions including Resident Manager.
Omar displays his leadership style everyday by being very hands-on and involved in all aspects of his team’s activities.
Omar attended the Nova Southeastern and Southern New Hampshire Universities, where he holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Professional Management, majoring in Hospitality Management and a Master of Science Degree in Organizational Leadership respectively.
He presently holds the Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA) designation from the American Hotel & Lodging Association. In 2008, he was awarded a joint scholarship from the Caribbean Hotel & Tourist Association (CHTA) and Round Hill Hotel to attend the General Manager’s Program at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration.
He also has a Master Certificate in the Essentials of Hospitality Management from Cornell University. In 2012, he was awarded the Hotelier of the Year by the JHTA.
Omar continues to be involved in tourism industry and local community. He serves as the Chairman of the JHTA, Montego Bay Chapter and the 2nd Vice President for the national Association.
He is also on the Fundraising Committee of the Jamaica Aids Support for Life, Montego Bay Chapter, an Advisory Board Member of the Western Division of the Salvation Army, a board member of the Northwest TVET Institute/Kenilworth HEART Management Advisory Committee and an Honorary Member of the Hanover Development Area Committee.
To share his knowledge and experience, Omar lectures part-time in tourism related courses at the Western Hospitality Institute and leadership/ management courses at the University College of the Caribbean (Montego Bay Campus).
Omar enjoys travelling to foreign countries, going to the gym and socializing.