Chris Rabang has been appointed Managing Director of Westin Nanea Ocean Villas, scheduled to open in April 2017. Rabang will oversee resort operations, strategic planning and owner relations. He will also work alongside the resort’s board of directors and the management team of the resort’s parent company, Vistana Signature Experiences.
“It is with great pleasure that we announce Chris as General Manager of the newest resort in our Hawaii villa collection,” said Angela Nolan, Hawaii Area General Manager, Vistana Signature Experiences. “His innovative leadership, solid resort background and understanding of Hawaiian culture make him the ideal choice for this role. “
Rabang most recently served as General Manager of the opening resort of Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey’s Resort and Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey’s Hotel & Bungalows. Prior to that, he was Director of Room Operations and Six Sigma at the Westin Maui Resort & Spa. Rabang has also held the position of Hotel Manager at the Westin Maui Resort & Spa, as well as several managerial positions at the Westin Ka`anapali Ocean Resort Villas, including that of Hotel Manager. While at the Westin Ka`anapali, Rabang opened the north side of the complex to 1,021 villas.
Rabang was born in Oahu and raised in Maui. He received his Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the University of Santa Clara.
The Westin Nanea Ocean Villas is located on Ka`anapali North Beach in Maui. For more information, visit Westinnanea.com.