WIMCO St. Barth Properties Announces the Appointment of Victoria Johne as General Manager

Travel Daily News December 2023

NEWPORT, RI (September 7, 2023) – Scott Wiseman, CEO of Nocturne Luxury Villas owner and operator of best-in-class luxury villa rental companies in the US, Caribbean, and Mexico, announces the appointment of Victoria Johne as general manager of WIMCO St. Barth Properties. Johne brings more than 15 years of experience to this position.

WIMCO St. Barth Properties represents 380 private luxury villas for rent on St. Barth. The portfolio ranges from one- to two-bedroom retreats to grand eleven-bedroom villas. WIMCO St. Barth Properties is the exclusive preferred partner of Virtuoso on St. Barth for luxury villa rentals with concierge service. Awards of note include “Top Three Villa Rental Companies In The World” from the readers of Conde Nast Traveller UK, Travvy Award for Excellence in Service, Magellan Award for Excellence in Vacation Rentals, “Best Villa Rental Company in The Caribbean” from the readers of the Caribbean Journal, and a Conde Nast Traveler Travel Specialist for St. Barth.

In her new role, Johne will oversee all aspects of the business from leading strategic initiatives to managing day-to-day operations. She will lead a team of talented professionals both at the Newport-based office, as well as a robust on-island concierge and service team of nearly 20 people.

“With her vast leadership and management experience, Victoria is a vital addition to WIMCO St. Barth Properties and Nocturne Luxury Villas as a whole. Her addition to the WIMCO St. Barth Properties team will ensure continued strategic growth for the company while maintaining and enhancing strong relationships with our valued clients and homeowners. We’re confident that she will thrive in this position,” said Wiseman.

Prior to joining the WIMCO St. Barth Properties team, Johne was a hospitality project consultant, collaborating with various start-up and established hospitality operations, ownership, and management teams to develop and implement operating procedures and service standards. She served as vice president of customer experience at Benchmark Senior Living and has held leadership positions for Inspirato, including vice president of hotel and resorts portfolio from, as well as vice president of hospitality operations and director of hospitality operations. Other leadership positions include director of projects and operations for Seaside Luxe Corporate Office, and director of operations for Hualalai Resort and Kona Village Resort.

Johne holds a Bachelor of Administrative Studies from York University in Toronto and is a CCXP Certified Customer Experience Professional. She is a certified Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt. She is also proficient in French.

About Nocturne Luxury Villas

Formed in October 2019, Nocturne Luxury Villas owns and operates several of the country’s leading luxury villa rental management companies, including Exceptional Stays, St. Barth Properties, WIMCO Villas, Cabo Villas, Paradise Retreats, and Exclusive 30A on the Emerald Coast of Florida. Each represents the pinnacle of luxury accommodations and service in leading vacation destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico, and the US. Backed by private equity, NLV is poised for growth through continued acquisition with the goal of representing the best-in-class in each destination served.  The company currently represents 1400 luxury villas across a portfolio of distinctive brands, all of which share a dedication to providing faultless service and curating exceptional experiences for discerning travelers.


Bridget Fairless

Redpoint Marketing PR., Inc.

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