Alyona Nedeva

Trainer for GUEST Basic Interior and Advanced Courses

Alyona has graduated and worked as a qualified Pharmacist and in 2008 joined the world of luxury yachts as a Stewardess and quickly progressed to Chief Stewardess position. After 15 years of on-board yacht experience both charter and private including stints in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, and east coast USA, she now resides in the French Riviera. She has been privileged to travel to more than 45 countries throughout her career.

Alyona’s success in yachting leadership positions is because of her passion and application of formal education resulting in exceptional guest experiences. She is professionally trained in silver service and has an extremely defined eye for detail. She has completed the Leadership and Management course offered by GUEST IAMI and an intensive wine course at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. She is fluent in English, Bulgarian and Russian.

Much of Alyona’s experience in yachting positions focused on crew training and sharing her knowledge and passion for food and wine and providing an exceptional guest experience through excellent service. She has a passion for sharing and helping others achieve their goals. Alyona is now focused on utilizing her skill sets and sharing her knowledge to help and train others to succeed in the yachting, hospitality, and service industries.