DAYDREAM Island Resort and Living Reef is excited to announce the appointment of experienced hospitality leader Marcus Taylor to the position of general manager.
Having relocated from regional NSW for the new role, Marcus will be based on the Island and is no stranger to the Whitsundays, having previously worked in the region for almost 14 years.
With a strong commitment and passion for the region, he brings a wealth of senior management experience having recently worked at Rydges Port Macquarie and Sails Port Macquarie by Rydges, with previous local experience working on Hamilton Island.
“I’m thrilled to be returning to the Whitsundays as general manager at Daydream Island Resort and Living Reef and am excited to be working with such a talented team of individuals,” Mr Taylor said.
“We’ve been lucky enough to welcome a number of new faces, who not only bring a wealth of experience but a fresh new approach to our guest experience.
“Having previously worked in the Whitsundays, I’ve got the benefit of years of local knowledge, which I’m using to my advantage to ensure we create a truly memorable experience for each and every one of our guests.
“I’m extremely passionate about the Island and what it offers and hope to be able to share this passion with all those who visit.”
Tasked with overseeing the day-to-day operations of the property, Marcus is committed to taking Daydream Island Resort and Living Reef to the next level and showcasing the beauty of the Whitsundays, while delivering an unforgettable experience.
Daydream Island Resort and Living Reef features 240 rooms and suites with views across tropical gardens or the ocean.
There are three onsite restaurants and bars and a range of activities including swimming in the pools, exploring the coral beaches and rainforest treks.
It is also a destination for conferences, meetings and events with 18 conference and event spaces, as well as a wedding chapel that holds up to 40 people.
Daydream island Resort and Living Reef has been awarded ECO TOURISM certification from Eco Tourism Australia and boasts one of Australia’s most unique reef experience with its Living Reef, home to over 100 species of sea creature.