Fiji’s South Sea Cruises Group is excited to announce the appointment of Mr Wayne Deed to the position of Director of Sales and Marketing.Mr Deed has extensive experience in the tourism industry across airlines, retail and wholesale travel businesses, and most recently a three year tenure at Tourism Fiji including some time as Acting CEO.
Mr Deed will commence in the role on Monday 10 October based in Auckland, New Zealand, and is looking forward to the new challenge of leading the sales and marketing activity for a commercial tourism operator.
“Fiji has become my second home and unashamedly my favourite tourism destination, so I am delighted to be continuing my career with Fiji’s leading marine tourism group,” Mr Deed said.
“With an already extensive network of business relationships in Fiji and around the world, I anticipate a smooth transition into the role,” he said.
“The South Sea Cruises Group with its diverse product portfolio including day cruises, resort connection services, the youth market brand under Awesome Adventures, boutique cruising brand Blue Lagoon Cruises, and our unique voluntourism program – Vinaka Fiji, presents an amazing array of opportunities for travellers seeking genuine Fijian experiences and I am really excited by the plans for future growth and development, and the group’s commitment to comprehensive marketing across the globe.”
South Sea Cruises Chief Executive Officer Peter Duncan welcomed Mr Deed to the role.
“Mr Deed has extensive knowledge and experience across the industry and will be an asset to our group,” Mr Duncan said.
“We welcome him to the team and look forward to the opportunities this appointment brings,” he said.
Wayne can be contacted at [email protected]