Hyacinth Gunawardene is now the Director / General Manager of Jetwing Blue and General Manager of Jetwing Beach. Having joined the Blue Oceanic Beach Hotel (as it was known then) in 1977 as a trainee receptionist, Hyacinth in true Jetwing form is a pioneer of the hospitality industry. Being one of only three female General Managers of star class properties in the island, and commanding a staff of over 500, she has risen to her status due to her commitment and out of the box thinking.
Ayona Fernando joined Jetwing as a Jetwing Youth Development Project (JYDP) Trainee on 03rd October 2011. JYDP is a project that was initiated in the year 2006, to uplift and empower the youth in the rural communities. She underwent training in basic English, grooming, hygiene as well as 06 months of technical training in all core departments.