Blue Lagoon Hotel and Marina


Blue Lagoon Hotel and Marina
New Hotel Opening
St Vincent and the Grenadines, Caribbean
The Resort: 19 room boutique hotel and full service marina

Project Summary:

– New boutique hotel that opened December 15, 2014.

– Contracted to open newly renovated hotel with new owners.

– Mentor and teach a first time hotelier the business and proper ways of operating.

– Set up systems and procedures and gave the owner the tools needed to run the property.

– Developed manageable systems and instituted controls including departmental processes, training programs, inventory and ordering procedures.

– Oversaw continuing construction through the hotel opening and beyond acting as a foreman.

– Advised and assisted in food and beverage outlet set ups for tenants.

– Oversaw the property’s first group booking and hotel sell out.

– Improved ranking on Trip Advisor to #1 Hotel in St Vincent in a short period.



“An ideal management couple with their combined skills and expertise. They did a remarkable job of motivating the staff and building a true and sincere team spirit.”
Mark Scott, Director of Development, Spice Isle Trading Ltd

“Christine and Devin Nelles were lifesavers for me and my new hotel, Sugar Reef Bequia! ”
Heather Evans, Bequia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines

“They’re fun, friendly, hip and upbeat and they make everything feel really easy while still maintaining a sense of luxury.  It’s a hard to find combination. ”
Pamela Norwood, Travel & Leisure
VP, Associate Publisher for Marketing

“Two very energetic individuals with a lot of passion for the industry… professional and very effective.”
Bernardo Bertucci
Laluna – Owner

“Niche has developed some projects in a short time that have proved not only financially profitable but also high guest satisfaction.”
Marie Cummings
Club Intrawest – General Manager

“A great transition team!”
Anya Fernald
Belcampo – CEO