Executive Vice President Buena Vista Hospitality Group

Colin has a career of 40 years in the Hospitality Industry, specializing in the development and operation of hotels, resorts, golf courses, and spas in the United States, the UK, and various parts of Europe. Prior to joining BVHG in 1999, he managed the operation of the Resort and Golf functions of PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. He was General Chairman for the Ryder Cup in 1983, the PGA Championship in 1985, and the PGA Senior Championship for 19 consecutive years. 

He was a member of the Executive Committee, which oversaw the development of the 360-room resort, five golf courses, and the marketing and sales of over 4500 residential properties.  He was President and CEO of PGA National’s Resort and Golf Management Company in the US and in Europe.

Mr. Wright served as Director and General Manager of the ADDA International Hotel Group in London, directing the operation of 11 hotels in London, Amsterdam, and Paris. He also managed hotels and restaurants for London-based Taylorplan Systems.

Mr. Wright has served as Vice Chairman of the Tourist Development Council in Palm Beach County, Florida and as Chairman of the Palm Beach County Film Commission. He was appointed as a Commissioner on the State of Florida Tourism Commission and was appointed by the Governor to represent the State of Florida on President Clinton’s White House Conference on Tourism.

He is a former Chairman of the Northern Palm Beaches Chamber of Commerce and the State College Foundation Board of Directors.