Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, is proud to announce the recent appointment of Wayne Sheard to the position of General Manager.
In his new capacity, Wayne will oversee the hotel’s operations which include two separate properties made up of 17 beachfront studios, 4 apartments and 6 villas.
Wayne’s appointment closely follows the boutique hotel’s announcement as the first business to join with local management company Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) in their Partner Hotel Program. As a family-owned property, Moana Sands’ restructure will stimulate growth and advance efforts to raise overall guest satisfaction.
Wayne, a New Zealand national, brings with him over thirty years of experience in the hospitality industry and prior to his appointment at Moana Sands, spent 11 years over two periods as General Manager of Skotel Alpine Resort in Whakapapa Village on Mt. Ruapehu, New Zealand, a popular summer and winter tourist spot.
“Due to the wide variety of positions I have held, I am adaptable and can deal with any challenges put before me”, says Wayne. His previous roles span successful terms at a range of hotels and taverns including Lake Plaza Hotel in Rotorua, New Zealand and Clubs Manager on the American run base at McMurdo Station, Antarctica.
Wayne joins the Moana Sands team in their commitment to providing a high level of service and management to the three star hotel, apartment & villa properties.