New management team for beach club

The Malamala Beach Club has a new management team. Picture: SUPPLIED

The Malamala Beach Club has a new management team. Picture: SUPPLIED

THE world’s first island beach club has a new management team.

South Sea Cruises announced the appointment of Tish and Owen Mete as the new GMs of the Malamala Beach Club.

Tish Mete will assume the role of general manager Malamala Beach Club from March 16, 2018.

Her most recent role was director of food and beverage at Ahura Resorts — Malolo Island Fiji and Likuliku Lagoon Resort.

She brings to Malamala Beach Club her extensive resort management experience, particularly in the area of food and beverage service delivery.

She will also be advising in 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 March 16, 2018.

He brings to the island beach club his extensive resort management experience having most recently been the Group Chief Engineer at Ahura Resorts — Malolo Island Fiji and Likuliku Lagoon Resort.

Owen’s responsibilities will include all back-of-house operations, 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.

South Sea Cruises CEO Brad Rutherford said he was 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,” he said.

“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,” he said.

For more information on Malamala Beach Club including rates, how to get there and special offers visit www.malamalabeachclub.com