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Outrigger Hospitality Group President & CEO, Jeff Wagoner Named Hospitality Executive of the Year


L-R: Giselle Manansala, Jeff Wagoner, Matt Grauso and Naomi Hazelton

This November, Pacific Edge magazine held its annual Business Achievement Awards, honoring the accomplishments of Hawai‘i-based individuals and businesses. Outrigger Hospitality Group’s President and CEO Jeff Wagoner, was honored as the Hospitality Executive of the Year.

The award recognizes a hospitality executive whose skill, foresight, agility and vision enabled them to navigate their business or organization through changing times, while continuing to make a positive contribution to Hawai‘i’s critically important hospitality industry.

Wagoner said, “The key to succeeding in good times and bad is to stay focused, do your absolute best every single day – with great service, teams and leadership.”

He shared that as Outrigger celebrates 75 years of capturing the hearts of travelers around the globe, he’s optimistic about the future of travel with those who want to see the world in an authentic and meaningful way, and he’s making sure Outrigger is ready to welcome them with unforgettable happenings and unparalleled hospitality on the world’s most iconic beaches.

Wagoner oversees all aspects of Outrigger’s multi-branded, global portfolio of resorts, hotels, vacation condominiums, timeshares and retail operations while steering the direction, growth and strategic priorities for the premier beach resort company in the world.

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