Cacique Program Planners & Managers

 
 
 From Left to Right: Fabian, Ray, Tinika, Ra-Don

From Left to Right: Fabian, Ray, Tinika, Ra-Don

 
 

Why did you join Cacique International?

Fabian: I joined Cacique International as a part timer in 2005 because the people were awesome. Why did I stay on full time? I have fun and enjoy every part of the programs I manage. I think I found my calling. 

Tinika: I wanted a career change from accounting and administration to event planning.  Cacique International is the top DMC in the country and I knew I would be challenged there.

Ra-Don: The company’s innovative culture drew me in like a moth to a flame and I needed to be a part of it. There’s a structure and vision that other DMCs don’t have. 

What’s the easiest way to describe what you do here? 

Fabian: I’m a people greeter, food taster, powerboat rider, island getaway doer, deep-sea fisher, restaurants and catamaran sunrise/ sunset cruiser. Oh yes, there’s a bit of work in there too.

Ray: Basically my job involves being myself, having fun and meeting a lot of people on a daily basis. In my job role you have to be very organized but still personable.

What is the most memorable event you have been involved in at Cacique International?

Ray: I was blown away by our creative design and events setup team for an Arabian-themed event at the Four Seasons Resort in Exuma. The imagination and level of detail was incredible. I had never really seen anything like it and for me it was AWESOME! 

Tinika: We did a cruise early in 2016 and it was my first time planning an event on a cruise. I was able to plan, execute and far exceed the clients’ expectations. What a joy that was!

Ra-Don: Due to bad weather, pirate-themed event for 1,000 people had to be moved indoors. The clients were devastated. But in less than 24 hours a space they originally rejected was transformed into a Pirate Utopia. They were ecstatic! Moments like these make me love this business and what I do. 

Tell us something we don’t know about you. 

Fabian: I have a Bio Chemistry degree and my first job after graduation was with the Public Hospitals Board. Maybe it’s not ironic that ‘Zombieland’ is one of my favourite movies. 

Tinika: I’ve collected mugs for a while but the funny thing is I never drank tea or coffee until recently.  Now, I drink tea just about every day, sometimes two or three times a day. I’m finally getting to use my mugs and it’s wonderful!

Ray: I love the outdoors and the simple things about island life. The air is clean and I can go fishing. 

Ra-Don: I listen to a lot of different genres of music and I love traveling. I’ve checked off one continent from my bucket list. Now I have six to go!