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Meet the One-and-Only “Mr. Creque” of Flamboyan Resort

A man named Mr. Creque smiles poses for the camera with his arm leaning on the front desk of Flamboyan on the bay lobby

Written by Coconut Post

Whether you’re in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands as a visitor, a local — or always in spirit — Coconut Post keeps you posted on fun-filled news ’n views. Published monthly by Flamboyan On The Bay Resort & Villas, we’re focused on sharing our people, places, and fun things happening in paradise.

March, 2021

A man named Mr. Creque smiles poses for the camera with his arm leaning on the front desk of Flamboyan on the bay lobby

Above: The ever-affable Mr. Creque is an invaluable member of the security team at Flamboyan Resort.

Many visitors to Flamboyan Resort have had the pleasure of meeting security team member Gitano Creque. What they might not know is that he has done everything from serving in the military to working in TV broadcasting.

Affectionately known as “Mr. Creque,” his warm smile and affable nature speak volumes when it comes to making everyone feel welcome. Well known for going out of his way to assist others, he skillfully keeps the property, its guests, and employees safe and secure. 

Said the resort’s General Manager Lori Baskin, “We are so happy to have Mr. Creque here. He is an absolute asset to our team.” She added thoughtfully, “Not only does the staff rely on him but all the guests love him.” 

For a period of time, Creque relocated to Texas where he was employed by a printing company. 

Eventually, the lure of the islands called him back home and Creque joined up with Interscope Security. For the last decade, he has been a valued member of the extended Flamboyan family.

When asked about his personal life, he commented with a grin that he has been married to his wife, Felicita, “… for many years.” He is the proud father of a grown son and two adult daughters and also is grandfather to two very lucky youngsters. 

Without question, the staff and management at Flamboyan Resort consider themselves lucky to have the one-and-only Mr. Creque on their team.

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