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March 14, 2018 Appointments No Comments Email Email

South Sea Cruises is pleased to welcome Tish and Owen Mete (pictured below) as the new General Managers of Malamala Beach Club.

Tish Mete will commence in the role of General Manager – Malamala Beach Club from 16 March 2018. Her most recent role was Director of Food and Beverage at Ahura Resorts (Malolo Island Fiji and Likuliku Lagoon Resort) in Fiji. Tish has extensive resort management experience, particularly in the area of food and beverage service delivery. Tish will also be advising other areas across the South Sea Cruises family of brands.

Owen Mete will commence in the role of General Manager – Resort Operations and Engineering at Malamala Beach Club from 16 March 2018. Owen has extensive resort management experience having most recently been the Group Chief Engineer at Ahura Resorts (Malolo Island Fiji and
Likuliku Lagoon Resort) in Fiji. Owen’s responsibilities include all back-of-house operations, the infrastructure and engineering requirements across Malamala Beach Club plus playing a pivotal role in daily front-of-house operations. Owen will also be advising on infrastructure and engineering areas across other South Sea Cruises operations including South Sea Island.

Brad Rutherford, Chief Executive Officer, South Sea Cruises, is extremely pleased to have secured such an experienced management team to continue Malamala Beach Club’s tremendous growth. “Since we opened the world’s first island beach club in August 2017, we have welcomed in excess of 15,000 guests and its popularity continues to grow. With a high number of group charters, evening events and destination weddings confirmed for 2018 and 2019 on top of our daily guest arrivals, having a strong management team living on the island and developing all aspects of the beach club experience is vitally important. Tish and Owen will deliver on this and more for Malamala Beach Club and South Sea Cruises”.

Both Tish & Owen look forward to inviting Malamala Beach Club customers to come and experience the world’s first island beach club across 2018 and beyond.

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