Mr. Wayne Cummings
Steven Wayne Cummings is a career hotelier with over 19 year’s experience. He began his career at age 19 with Sandals Resorts International starting as a Management Trainee at Sandals Montego Bay. Specializing in Rooms Division, he gained hands on experience in Housekeeping, Laundry, Front Desk, Reservations and Maintenance across Sandals’ Jamaican Resorts.
He has significant experience in the refurbishing and opening of hotel properties, having spent up to 3 ½ years focusing on construction in resorts here and in the Eastern Caribbean, and with the Projects and Development department of the corporate offices.
His practical experience in hospitality has been solidified with an MBA in Hotel and Restaurant management and numerous other certifications. Proud achievements include championing the introduction of Sandals Resorts’ Environmental Management Systems in 1998, bringing Sandals Negril Beach Resort & Spa to Green Globe Certification.
His involvement in community development and Jamaica’s Tourism includes diligently building Jamaica’s tourism product in leadership roles of the Negril Chamber of Commerce, the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica and Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association. He is currently President of the JHTA.