Say ‘Hello’ to our General Manager, Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett’s Story
A graduate of the University of New Hampshire with a degree in tourism planning and development, Andrew Bartlett launched his hospitality management career in Southern California. There, he held management positions at two exclusive properties in the town of Ojai: the Su Nido Inn and Ojai Valley Inn and Spa.
Mr. Bartlett returns to the Vineyard after a four-year tenure as general manager of the Plantation on Crystal River in Central Florida, which, like Harbor View Hotel, is managed by Scout Hotels.
“Andrew has built an impressive hospitality career focusing on luxury boutique properties and has been a highly regarded member of the Scout Hotels team since 2009,” said Robin Kirk, president of Scout Hotels. “We are confident that under his stewardship, Harbor View Hotel will continue to thrive.”
Q. If you could live anywhere, where would it be?
a. ‘If money were no option, I would enjoy living in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire on Lake Winnapesaukee.’
Q. What do you like to do in your free time?
a. ‘I am a motorcycle enthusiasts and enjoy riding whenever possible.’
Q. What is your favorite food?
a. ‘This is very tough to nail down in one specific dish but as far as cuisine I do enjoy authentic Italian food.’
Q. Name a country you would like to visit and why.
a. ‘I would enjoy visiting South Korea to understand and gain a better appreciation of where my wife is from.’
Q. Tropical or Cold Climate weather? Ocean or Lake?
Q. What’s your favorite sports team?
a. ‘Boston Bruins’
Q. If you could speak another language, what would it be?
Q. We hear you have a motorcycle, how long have you had your license and where are some of your favorite places to ride?
a. ‘I have had my license since 1999 and my favorite riding spots include VT and the White Mountains of New Hampshire.’
Q. Where is your favorite “spot” to go on the Island?
a. ‘I enjoy much of the island but to spend time and relax I enjoy taking trips up island towards Aquinnah and Chilmark to explore.’
Q. What is your ideal day in Martha’s Vineyard?
a. ‘A ride up island to do a hike or walk on the beach followed by a lobster roll in Menemsha and dinner/drinks with friends and family.’
Q. What is an interesting skill that most people wouldn’t know you have?
a. ‘I spend much of my free time tinkering with antique boats.’
Q. What was the happiest moment in your life?
a. Impossible to pick one moment out of a lifetime of wonderful moments but my wedding day easily ranks at the top.’
WELCOME BACK ANDREW!