Allegiant names new EVP for Sunseeker Resorts

Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) has announced that Micah Richins has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer for Sunseeker Resorts, the company said.

In this role, he will oversee all operational aspects of the company´s resorts division. Richins, who most recently served as chief commercial officer for MGM Resorts International, brings more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry to this new role.

Allegiant in 2017 announced plans for Sunseeker Resorts, including its inaugural development — a one-of-a-kind hotel/condo resort in Charlotte Harbor, on Florida´s Gulf Coast. The project marks an important step in Allegiant´s evolution as a travel company, offering customers more opportunity for leisure experiences.

Las Vegas-based Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is focused on linking travelers in small and mid-sized cities to world-class leisure destinations. The airline offers industry-low fares on an all-jet fleet while also offering other travel-related products such as hotel rooms and rental cars.