Rik Blyth’s seen several different islands since he left the top spot at Caneel Bay Resort.
In a bold move, the Virgin Islands Hotel Association hired him to power the Territory’s hospitality industry. That lasted six months.
Blyth told the Virgin Islands Daily News he was accustomed to large organizations with hundreds of employees. "It just wasn’t the right decision for me … I just felt very miscast (in a small nonprofit association)."
But he’s back in the private sector, and happy. He e-mailed to say, "I have just taken over as GM of Virgin Gorda’s Biras Creek Resort and will also be involved in the Oil Nut Bay residential development that is going in next door to Biras.