Samuel RaphaelManaging Director, Jungle Bay Dominica & NL Citizenship, Dominica
Samuel “Sam” is recognized as one of the Caribbean’s most innovative entrepreneurs having pioneered successful ventures in aviation, tourism and real estate development. His innovative role in sustainable tourism has earned him numerous awards and international recognition.
Sam is currently rebuilding Jungle Bay, which is arguably the Caribbean’s most successful eco-friendly resort. Jungle Bay’s concept is based on the principles of preserving the natural environment, fostering the social and economic empowerment of the local community and promoting local heritage & culture. The original Jungle Bay was the first Caribbean resort to be successfully completed under a CBI program. The resort operated profitably with high occupancy for over a decade.