Prem Devadas

Prem Devadas

President, Salamander Hotels & Resorts

Prem Devadas President, Salamander Hotels & Resorts

In 2005, Prem Devadas joined noted business leader Sheila Johnson to form Salamander Hotels& Resorts. As its President, Devadas oversees the company’s development and management of iconic luxury properties including the Forbes Five Star Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg,
VA; Hotel Bennett in Charleston, SC; Half Moon in Montego Bay, Jamaica; and two Florida resorts – Henderson Beach Resort in Destin and Innisbrook Resort in Tampa Bay.
 
Prior to joining Salamander, Devadas served for 15 years as Managing Director of an exclusive portfolio of family owned Five Star properties, overseeing the restorations of the historic Jefferson Hotel in Richmond and the Hermitage Hotel in Nashville, and the repositioning of
Kiawah Island Resort, including the development and opening of the Sanctuary at Kiawah Island, a grand beachfront hotel which is hailed as one of the world’s best.
 
A highly respected industry professional, Devadas also serves on the board for the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and is a member of the Advisory Board Temple University’s Sports & Tourism Management Program.