Appointed Assistant General Manager
At Comfort Suites Paradise Island, Bahamas
Sands joined Comfort Suites Paradise Island in 2011 as Sales Manager. Her expertise in strategic management led to increased sales and to her promotion to Director of Sales, where she was also responsible for overseeing the hotel's marketing and advertising strategies.
A veteran hospitality industry professional, Sands began her career in management positions at Clarion Resort South Ocean and Atlantis Paradise Island in The Bahamas. She began her tenure at Atlantis in the Food and Beverage Department, and rose to Manager of The Marketplace Restaurant, an experience that helped her to play a pivotal role in repositioning Comfort Suites Paradise Island's Crusoe's Restaurant as a full-service dining option.
With a degree in English and Communications from the College of The Bahamas, a Hospitality Sales Certificate from Cornell University's Professional Development Program, and a Specialization in Food and Beverage from the American Hotel and Motel Association, she is also the recipient of the prestigious 2015 Cacique Award for Sales Executive of the Year.