Salamander Hotels & Resorts will Operate Hammock Beach and Reunion Golf Courses

Rumor: The golf, resort, and hospitality company which operates Innisbrook will begin operating the Hammock Beach and Reunion golf courses on November 1.

Palm Coast, FL – September 2, 2011 – has learned from unofficial sources (hence a rumor) that Salamander Hotels & Resorts will begin operating golf courses at two Florida golf destinations originally developed by Bobby Ginn; Palm Coast’s Hammock Beach Club and Orlando’s Reunion Resort and Club golf courses as of November 1. Salamander already operates Innisbrook, near Tampa.
Inquiries to Salamander were not immediately returned. Front Door Communities, a management team formerly with Reynolds Plantation, presently operates the clubs. Front Door could not comment on the rumor. could not learn whether the arrangement would cover only club operations or if it would include hospitality as well. Hospitality at the two resorts is currently managed by the Atlanta-based Nobel Investment Group.
Salamander specializes in the management of independent hotels, resorts, and fine food establishments. Their properties include:
  • Innisbrook near Tampa, FL
  • Woodlands Inn, a five diamond facility near Charleston, SC
  • Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, VA
  • Fishing Lodge Cap Cana in the Dominican Republic
  • Market Salamander in Middleburg, VA
Salamander Hotels and Resorts is a privately held company based in Middleburg, Virginia. It was founded in 2005 by Sheila Johnson. As Vice Chairman of Monumental Sports & Entertainment, Ms. Johnson is the only African-American woman to have ownership in three professional sports teams, the WNBA’s Washington Mystics, the NBA’s Washington Wizards and the NHL’s Washington Capitals.  Ms. Johnson is President and Managing Partner of the Mystics. She is also a TV pioneer, having co-founded BET (Black Entertainment Television).

Rumor: (noun) a current story or statement without confirmation or certainty as to facts

1 reply

Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply