Sheila Johnson Expanding Luxury Resort in Rural Florida

Sheila Johnson is an entrepreneur who co-founded Black Entertainment Television (BET) and is part-owner of the three sports teams in the NHL, NBA and the WNBA, and CEO of Salamander Hotels and Resorts, a hospitality company she founded in 2005.

Ms. Johnson oversees a growing portfolio of luxury properties, including three Florida golf and family resorts reaching from the Gulf to the Atlantic – Innisbrook Resort in Tampa Bay, Reunion Resort in Orlando, and Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast.  Ms. Johnson’s equestrian-inspired and luxurious Salamander Resort & Spa made its much anticipated debut in August 2013.

According to USA TODAY GO ESCAPE Magazine, recent issue “Rural Relaxation — plans were recently approved to open a 171-room resort hotel in Destin, Florida in spring of 2016. Called the Henderson Beach Resort, the $300 million project promises a new level of luxury for the Florida Panhandle.

We introduce you to the power and legacy behind the Salamander Hotels and Resorts brand — Sheila Johnson.

To experience Sheila Johnson vision for upscale hospitality, visit: Salamander Hotels and Resorts