Aranui Cruises, operating in French Polynesia, recently announced that Rani Chaves has joined the Arauni Cruises team as the new business development manager for North America.
As business development manager, Chaves will be responsible for all marketing and promotional efforts for Aranui Cruises in North America, and will work closely with key partners to grow Aranui's presence and business in the North American market.
Prior to her position with Aranui Cruises, Chaves served as the trade and promotions manager at Tahiti Tourisme North America where she worked on managing and revamping the destination's specialist program. She also served as the sales and marketing representative for Le Taha'a Island Resort & Spa, where she was responsible for all marketing and promotional initiatives for the Americas as well as Australia and New Zealand.
Chaves' experience also includes working on cruise ships such as M/S Paul Gauguin under the Regent Seven Seas Cruises management, where she served as cruise director, international hostess and receptionist. She has served as the director of sales and marketing at Haumana Cruises as sales manager at Bora Bora Cruises and as cruise department manager at Tahiti Nui Travel and director of sales and marketing at Tahiti Cruise & Vacation, where her main task was to develop emerging markets.
Chaves is based in Los Angeles and is fluent in French, English and Spanish.
For more information, visit www.aranui.com.