Wangyel’s appointment marks his grand return to the Bahamas, where he formerly served as General Manager of The Dunmore Hotel and Residences, and The Cove Eleuthera.

September 1, 2023—Coral Sands Hotel in Harbour Island is delighted to announce the appointment of Chorten Wangyel as managing director of the iconic establishment. The celebrated hospitality leader will take the helm this month, marking a pivotal moment for the property.

With a career in luxury hospitality spanning almost 20 years, Wangyel brings an impressive global perspective to Coral Sands. Recent successes include his role as the preopening general manager of Kisawa Sanctuary in Mozambique, Africa. Under his visionary leadership, Kisawa Sanctuary achieved a successful grand opening while embracing local cultures and environmental consciousness.

This appointment also celebrates a homecoming for Wangyel, who previously contributed significantly to the success of The Dunmore Hotel and Residences, and The Cove Eleuthera. His tenures at these prestigious properties solidified his reputation for excellence in the Bahamian hospitality landscape.

As managing director of Coral Sands, Wangyel is poised to chart a new course of distinction for the property. His visionary leadership and commitment to sustainability and unparalleled guest experiences will undoubtedly elevate Coral Sands to new heights. With his history of success in the Bahamas and his global expertise, Wangyel is set to create an unforgettable chapter in Bahamian hospitality.

Originally from Bhutan, Wangyel holds a Master Certification in Hospitably Management from Cornell University and a diploma in Hotel Operations from the Institute of Hotel Management, Good Shephard, Kalimpong, India.

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