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AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Two postgraduate students on the Pacific Media Centre's Bearing Witness climate change project are due to jet to Fiji this weekend. Journalism student Hele Ikimotu and screen production student Blessen Tom will be heading on a two-week ...
The Prime Minister of Fiji, Frank Bainimarama, said that climate change is threatening the survival of the Pacific island state in the context of the recent deadly cyclone. The last of the extreme weather phenomena in the region, occurring allegedly due to global warming, killed at least four people in the ...
He said he is continuing his push for a target of limiting the increase in global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above that of the pre-industrial age. Mr Bainimarama said this will likely require at least net zero emissions of carbon pollution by 2050. But he told the meeting that the present offerings are ...
During a meeting with Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London, England, Commonwealth secretary general Baroness Patricia Scotland said they continued to stand behind Fiji's leadership in the fight against climate change through ...
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama as President of COP23 has urged leaders at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London to tackle climate change head on. “So in this year in which I have the privilege of being the President of COP23, I am here to urge those leaders who ...
Looking for an opportunity to broaden your knowledge on your career pathway, Reef Explorer is giving aspiring climate change officers, marine scientist or ocean related field an opportunity to be part of their programme. Reef Explorer is offering volunteer opportunities for Fijian students, recent ...
Blessen Tom's feature drone video of Vunidogoloa. By Hele Ikimotu with visuals by Blessen Tom. Vunidogoloa was the first village in Fiji to be relocated – barely three years ago – due to sea level rise. The village was in the Cakaudrove province and had backyard views of beautiful Natewa Bay on ...
Rippling effects of climate change are no longer a joke. So says Labasa market vendor Kuldip Chand of Siberia. Mr Chand who has been selling vegetables at Labasa market for more than 30 years says a lot has changed over the years with regards to the vegetables supply. “The influencing factor has ...
The impacts of Climate Change are now slowly being understood by professional engineers and other disciplines as more and more data on what has ... In Fiji, we have seen a dramatic increase in both the frequency and intensity of weather events over the last three years, the most notable being ...
Titled “Empowering Youth: From Decisions to Actions focusing on SDG 13 and SDG 14” its main aim is to engage Fijian youths in discussions and provide support in taking relevant actions in the fight against climate change. Presenter at the forum, ex Greenpeace Campaigner Lagi Toribau said youths ...
YOUNG people the world over are powerful agents for change and yesterday a group of them were told to strive for more action and ambition in the global effort to tackle climate change. Speaking at the Action for Climate Empowerment (ACE0 Youth Forum in Bonn, Germany last night Fiji Time, Inia ...
Climate change will take every challenge we now face and multiply them,” she said. “We can do better and we must.” Jointly led by Fiji and Poland, presidents of the 2017 and 2018 climate summits respectively, the dialogue draws on Pacific storytelling tradition. Government representatives will meet ...
High-Level Climate Champion Inia Seruiratu, the minister responsible for National Disaster Management, recently attended a climate change conference in Bonn, continuing Fiji's advocacy on climate action. These meetings are crucial in reinforcing Fiji's position on climate change. A Fijian initiative, the ...
So what's the answer? Fiji's representatives think a more inclusive process would be a good start. “We are all in the same canoe, and an effective response to climate change must involve every single person on Earth,” said the island country's chief negotiator, Luke Daunivalu. In its first official update on ...
SUVA, May 11 (Xinhua) -- The Fijian government on Friday urged its youths to stand up in the fight against climate change and global warming -- not ...
Fiji's second-largest island, Vanua Levu, has fertile volcanic soil. But the islanders are losing their land. Residents of Vunidogoloa village were ...
The Fijian government on Friday urged its youths to stand up in the fight against climate change and global warming -- not only as advocates but also ...
The Paris Agreement on Climate Change adopted at the 21st Conference of Parties (COP 21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on ...
VIENNA, 16 MAY 2018 (UN NEWS CENTRE) – None of the world's challenges loom as large as climate change, the United Nations chief told a major ...
... Fiji on February 20, 2016. Ministry of Agriculture Permanent Secretary David Kolitagane said climate change threatened countries' ability to ensure ...
APTC holds fashion parade with climate change theme ... was held at the residence of the Australia High Commissioner to Fiji in Tamavua yesterday.
FIJI'S ambassador to Belgium Deo Saran has called on the European Union to ... others to pursue more ambition in the fight against climate change.
Focus on sustainable tourism development, climate change ... In Fiji's case, the tourism sector contributes at least 30 percent to the GDP and employs ...
The 30th Joint Commission for East Asia and the Pacific-Commission for South Asia Meeting and Regional Seminar on Tourism, Climate Change, ...
BERLIN, 20 JUNE 2018(AP)— German Chancellor Angela Merkel took aim Tuesday at U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the ...
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Prasad confirmed that the Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands and Mineral Resources and Tourism Minister, Faiyaz Koya will be at the finishing line to award the winners with their medals. “The route has taken runners from the Suncoast, on the Ra coastline through the interior of Viti Levu and to ...
From left: Fiji Airways Fijian 7s winger Alasio Naduva is congratulated by Amenoni Nasilasila after scoring against Kenya in the Cup final on March 12, 2018. Photo: Zimbio. April 08. 12:05 2018. Print This Article Share it With Friends. by Osea Bola, SUVA 0 Comments. The best is coming and ...
"We have not seen wholesale cancellations or mass exodus of tourists so far and those that do want to leave have been assisted with Fiji Airways making their flights schedules available to all properties. "Regular visitors to Fiji know that during natural disasters, we fare quite well and are able to bounce ...
Update: 12:28PM THE Fijian Tourism Expo 2018 that was scheduled to take place from tomorrow April 10 for two days has been cancelled. Tourism Fiji in a statement last week said the decision was attributed to the safety of all delegates and partners taking into consideration the serious weather ...
The 24 residential 'bures' are under 99-year tourism leases that activated on September 10, 2014. The entire Koro Beach Resort has a spring water supply and is powered by solar energy, Mr Soro said. He said there was huge potential for water sports such as fishing and diving, adding that it was a ...
“We celebrate Indian festivals such as Diwali and Ganesh Chaturthi in Fiji, too. Now tourism is fast becoming a key point of connection for both countries. With Ileana D'Cruz as our brand ambassador, we hope to get more Indians to come and experience the diverse and refreshing culture of our island ...
A statement from the developer yesterday said the development of an integrated resort on Naisoso Island in Nadi was ramping up as interest grew in Fiji's resurgent tourism economy. It said the property company was associated with Australian expatriate and Fijian citizen Bob Lowres. According to Mr ...
In a luxury hotel in any other country, this would have been unusual, but in Fiji I wouldn't have been surprised had the Minister for Tourism himself turned up to spend some time with our baby. "Let me see what I can do," the front office manager said, upon hearing the news that we couldn't get into our ...
Our editor Tara Harrison is departing after a not-insignificant six years working with Travel Weekly. ... You may know her from hosting the Women in Travel Awards for the last two years, as well as at Travel Daze, Cruise Pursuit and roadshows with Singapore Tourism, Sri Lanka Tourism and Fiji Tourism.
WE can't please everybody, says Fiji Meteorological Service director Ravind Kumar. He made the comment in reference to criticisms from some people across the country about the way warnings were issued in relation to Severe Tropical Cyclone Keni. Some tourism industry stakeholders raised ...
INITIAL reports out of the tourism industry indicate little to no damage on properties or incidences as a result of the adverse weather brought by Severe Tropical Cyclone Keni. Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association (FHTA) president Dixon Seeto said while they were still in the process of collating data from all ...
Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association chief executive officer (CEO) Fantasha Lockington said they had sent out advisories and weather alerts to their members and continued to liaise with them amid the worsening weather. “All resorts and hotels have been prepared for such weather and I have not received ...
The growth was underpinned by reconstruction activities, tourism, and recovery in the agriculture sector - a critical source of livelihood for many Fijians affected by the cyclone. Meanwhile, the bank has also warned several potential upside risks which include the lower-than-expected import commodity ...
The bank also indicated other downside risks which include another natural disaster and a sharp slowdown in China, which could hit Fiji's main export and tourism source markets such as Australia, New Zealand, and Japan. Uncertainty ahead of the next general election, which can take place anytime ...
The report also highlighted that with most cyclone reconstruction ending soon, economic growth is expected to decelerate slightly from 3.9 per cent in 2017 to 3.6 per cent in 2018 and 3.3 per cent in 2019—with tourism, construction, and agriculture likely to be the main contributors. Reserve Bank of Fiji ...
The Board of Directors of Future Forests (Fiji) Limited has the pleasure to announce the appointment of Dawn Gibson as independent Director to the Board of Directors, effective Wednesday, April 11, 2018. The announcement was made on the SOuth pacific Stock Exchange. Dr Gibson has been ...
... had said when introducing the Bill in Parliament that to protect Fijian children from overseas-based paedophiles, the names of those paedophiles should be entered into the register. This, he said, would prevent a rise in sex tourism. Edited by George Kulamaiwasa. Feedback: fonua.talei@fijisun.com.fj.
The South Pacific Tourism Organization will lobby for sustainable tourism during the 4th South Pacific Tourism Exchange which opened yesterday. Chief Executive, Christopher Cocker, says a change of mindset towards sustainable tourism is important. Cocker says the greatest assets for the Pacific is its ...
... The Paint Spattered Quark · 2013 Fiji Constitution. Live Radio. Please login or register · Photos · Videos · Archives · Contact. Gas prices to go down, fuel prices to increase from Sunday. By Vijay Narayan. Friday 13/04/2018. Tweet. Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands and Mineral Resources ...
Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism Faiyaz Koya (left) with Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission chief executive officer Joel Abraham during ... THE Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission (FCCC) will mobilise teams from the Central Division to the west and north to ensure traders ...
I have told my team, put that aside throw everything you can to help in the current situations and we will work on tourists after the disaster relief. Matthew – So essentially the team and I have been working very closely with Civil Aviation Authority of Fiji as well as National Disaster Management Office and ...
The Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism and Lands and Mineral Resources, Faiyaz Siddiq Koya yesterday announced new prices for unleaded petrol, premix, kerosene, diesel and LPG products. This was determined after the latest review of prices by the Fijian Competition and Consumer ...
Fiji has a sizeable part of its economy depending on tourism, sugar, non-sugar commodities, fisheries and forestry.” “Consequently income levels are susceptible to these commodities.” Mr Seruiratu said any changes to the prices of these commodities had an impact on the population, especially those ...
In Nadi he met Mr Seruiratu and Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism Faiyaz Koya, who accompanied him to CHOGM. The National Federation Party had said in an earlier statement that it wanted Government to declare a state of emergency in parts of Fiji which were affected by floods caused by ...
The tour was over 10 days and took us to Kumamoto and some selected areas of Tokyo. It was jointly funded by JENESYS and Japan Overseas Cooperative Association (JOCA). The group of 24 comprised two candidates from Fiji and the rest were from Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.
Vanua Clay Fiji was awarded the tourism award at the Fiji Development Bank's National Small and Medium Enterprises awards night this year. It was the first win for Mr Lawakele as a businessman who designed unique crafted necklaces for delegates who attended the COP23 meeting at Bonn, ...
• Fijians would also be updated by Minister for Tourism, Industry and Trade Faiyaz Koya on the steps that had been taken by the ministry to ensure that the price of meningococcal vaccines retailed by pharmacies was affordable. • Minister for Transport Parveen Kumar would give an update on the ...
The Fijian Competition & Consumer Commission (“FCCC”) jointly with the Ministry for Industry, Trade and Tourism recently announced the new Fuel and LPG Products Prices for the second Quarter of 2018 effective from yesterday 15 April 2018. The Fuel and LPG prices in Fiji are reviewed on a quarterly ...
“With holiday makers to Papua New Guinea making up only about a quarter of all visitors, it's clear the country is lagging behind its regional competitors, Fiji and Vanuatu, where tourists account for 75 percent of all visitors,” said John Vivian, IFC Resident Representative to Papua New Guinea. “Greater ...
Empowerment tourism company Hands on Journeys' first tour to Fiji has been deemed a great success after returning last week. Leading the inaugural tour, HOJ Founder Simla Sooboodoo, said that it just shows how it only takes one person with a vision to get a community moving in the right direction.
Newly released Asian Development Bank's 2018 Asian Development Outlook report stated that after a steep growth slowdown in Fiji in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Winston in 2016, reconstruction spending, improved agricultural output, and tourism growth spurred recovery. According to the report all ...
Behind him is Faiyaz Koya, Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism. But, the four are away overseas. Mr Bainimarama, Mr Seruiratu and Mr Koya are in London for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). Ratu Inoke is in Kuala Lumpur attending the 16th Defence Services Asia ...
Under the agreement, Singapore Airlines and SilkAir customers can access Fiji Airways' non-stop flights between Singapore and Nadi, including the airline's third weekly seasonal service that was launched on 4 April 2018. Customers can also travel on codeshare flights between Nadi and three ...
Prime Minister Bainimarama will meet the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Theresa May, and members of the Royal Family. The Prime Minister is accompanied in London by the Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism Faiyaz Siddiq Koya and the High Level Climate Champion Inia Seruiratu.
During a meeting with Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London, England, Commonwealth secretary general Baroness Patricia Scotland said they continued to stand behind Fiji's leadership in the fight against climate change through ...
Viliame Gavoka to ask the Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands and Mineral Resources: Men-C has the potential to harm Fiji's tourism industry in the same way SARS devastated Asian tourism in the late 2002 to mid-2003. Can the minister inform the House what government is doing with the ...
Even without several of their heavyweights, Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama, Minister for Agriculture and National Disaster Management Inia Seruiratu, Minister for Defence and National Security Ratu Inoke Kubuabola and Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism Faiyaz Koya. Acting PM Aiyaz ...
region, with the PGA of Australia supporting initiatives to introduce and grow the game in Fiji. Owned by the PGA of Australia and SEL, the Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways is proudly supported by the Fijian Government, Tourism Fiji and the InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa as the official
There is no need to create alarm on the recent Meningococcal Outbreak as most of the tourists in other countries know about the state of the disease in Fiji. Acting Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says most of the tourists in Fiji come from Australia and New Zealand and the ...
Making the announcement Shangri-La's Fijian Resort & Spa's Director of Sales, Ms Shashita Nand, said the exposure for Fiji as a destination and for the resort was significant. “We are extremely fortunate that our resort has been selected as the wedding venue and we are delighted that we will be able to ...
Opposition MP Viliame Gavoka raised the question of what the Government was doing together with the Tourism industry to assure and comfort those planning to visit Fiji not to be alarmed. Sayed-Khaiyum says there is no need to create alarm in relation to the meningococcal disease. “Men C is not seen ...
Channel 7's Sunrise, in partnership with Tourism Fiji and the Shangri-La Fijian Resort & Spa, are giving one lucky Australian couple the chance to win a ... The major prize for the 'Marry in the Morning' contest will be a full wedding and reception package at the Shangri-La Fijian Resort & Spa including ...
... centre for the captive breeding of endangered species and breeds two types of Fijian iguanas, colourful native birds and turtles. A visit to a traditional Fijian village promises impromptu fun. Most Fijians still live in traditional villages in a multicultural society that hasn't been neutralised by mass tourism.
More than 20,000 people over 55 years of age have no money saved in their Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF) accounts, statistics show. Some 300,000 people – around 73 per cent – have balances below $10,000. Low wages and frequent withdrawals have been blamed for the numbers. As the fund ...
“The tourism industry has grown a since the 1990s and today contributes to 40 per cent of the Fijian economy. This review will incorporate skills sets needed by chefs as they progress in their career. The aim is not only to have competent chefs but to be bringing about creativity in this trade,” said Master ...
The Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association president Dixon Seeto was amongst those nomineated and approved by the Board and the Council of Ministers at the annual meeting in Port Vila last year. SPTO is composed of 18 Government Members and more than 140 private sector members who were ...
Tupua Not Happy With Women Competition. post image. The 2017 Vodafone Women's Senior League continued last weekend at Fiji FA Academy Ground in Vatuwaqa for the souther... TOURISM · Fiji Tourism · World Tourism ...
Acting Prime Minister and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has assured Parliament that the meningococcal disease does not affect Fiji's tourism industry. Mr Sayed-Khaiyum said any outbreak of any disease in any country would, of course, create alarm particularly a country that highly depended ...
PM Bainimarama said there was a great deal of unrealised potential between the two countries in the arenas of trade and investment and pointed to the Fiji-NZ Business Council as an effective vehicle for greater economic exchange. He welcomed the growth of tourism arrivals from Kiwis to Fiji last year.
... policies have been implemented with varying results. “Papua New Guinea is on the right path. “We are diversifying or economic base, particularly in key areas of agriculture and developing future export markets in Asia and are implementing a long-term growth strategy for the tourism sector,” he said.
Brown says the CIP will now focus on increasing the yields from tourism, meaning there will be an emphasis on specialisation within the industry. Looking to the future, Brown says the Cook Islands' greatest chance of diversifying away from its dependency on tourism, lies with the seabed minerals sector.
Hopefully that can help Fiji particularly with tourism and so if we can be of help we can do that. Golden Globes. It feels good but except we had to pay for it, because its not like its free but we think its very worthwhile. It's the image that we try to protect is that this is a quality product and quality people want ...
Momi Town by the Sea – that is the new town that will be built near Nadi, at an ever-expanding tourist location. The town, which will be the hub of Momi will have a modern day shopping complex that will include restaurants, bars, close to 10 shops and a 50-apartment block building. The apartments ...
This is American billionaire, businessman and owner of FIJI Water Stewart Resnick's advice to young aspiring business people. The Resnick's are ... Fiji's lucrative bottled water export business. Mr Resnick .... Hopefully that can help Fiji particularly with tourism and so if we can be of help we can do that.
Mr Gavoka, who is the Shadow Minister for Tourism, picked out issues previously presented in Parliament such as tourism and landowners grievances. He stated that “…after 12 years of the FijiFirst regime, they have not seen a million visitors come to Fiji.” He said there was a need for good management ...
"In this part of Fiji, there's been no tourism of any note, and employment opportunities are lacking," Walker said. "I figured it was good to get that going." Now 94 percent of Kokomo's staff comes from Fiji, with 65 of the 238 staffers hailing from the two closest islands. They help the resort feel distinctly Fijian ...
“The Japanese Embassy got back to me and offered me to study tourism in Japan for three years and went in 1989 and learnt the language which was to become very valuable later on when I returned to Fiji.” He returned to Fiji in 1992 and became a Japanese co-ordinator and looked after the Japanese ...
THE JET is Fiji's first community newspaper with a worldwide reach and is operating from the tourism capital of Nadi. The monthly newspaper started publishing since October 2009 and is released on the 1st working week of every month. With the community in mind, the newspaper started with a humble ...
The total number of meningococcal cases is on the rise each year in Fiji and local authorities are especially concerned because of the disease's high death rate. But when it comes to tourists, it seems they're not as worried. Faced with questions over the potential impact of the outbreak on tourism, Fiji's ...
Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade reported on 21 March 2018, the Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services declared an outbreak of meningococcal disease with local authorities concerned of the disease's high death rate. However, Fiji's Acting Prime Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum ...
The local government is supporting villagers to develop leisure and tourism industries after the quake, and many quake survivors have turned their newly-built houses into inns. Liu says she also makes some money from selling eggs to tourists. Sichuan remains seismically active. Last August, a ...
Serenity, the 140 foot tri-level schooner is now moored permanently in its surrounding serene blue waters. Resort owner Paul Senkov said they have plans to make Savusavu the tourism hub of the north; the inclusion of Serenity will boost tourism activities and create more financial sustainability to those ...
Tourism Fiji are under scrutiny for an Instagram post that incorrectly translated the word Toilet in I-Taukei to Vale ni Lotu which means a place of worship. The posting on Tourism Fiji's official page had close to 2000 views before it was removed. The post however has since gone viral with screen shots of ...
Tourism Fiji has apologised for an incorrect translation of an iTaukei word which was posted within a video on their Social Media accounts that was attempting to showcase every‑day Fijian words to our international visitors. The iTaukei translation of the word Toilet was given as “Vale ni Lotu” which is ...
Its release promoted both condemnation and derision from many in Fiji. The opposition leader, Ro Teimumu Kepa, said she was outraged at Fiji Tourism's carelessness, and the incident undermined the sanctity of a sacred location for indigenous Fijians. In a statement, Tourism Fiji apologised, blaming it ...
"Outraged & disgusted that an organisation like Tourism Fiji would allow the release of a promotional video on their social media platforms without proper vetting or proof-reading," Ro Teimumu Kepa, Fiji's opposition leader, said on her Twitter. "One job @TourismFiji One job!" mocked Jacquee Speight ...
TOURISM Fiji has sent out an apology for an incorrect translation of an iTaukei word for 'toilet'. The deleted video showed had referenced the word toilet as 'vale ni lotu' which many iTaukei people took offence to because the phrase referred to a church in the iTaukei language. In a press statement ...
THERE was a social media outcry over a Tourism Fiji post that mistakenly translated the word 'toilet' in the itaukei language. The poster depicted in a promotional video for Tourism Fiji had referenced the word toilet as 'vale ni lotu' which many itaukei's took offence to because the phrase referred to a ...
Tourism Fiji has apologised for posting a promotional video encouraging visitors to talk like a local after it mistakenly translated toilet to the indigenous ... Ro Teimumu Kepa who said the Vale ni Lotu is a sacred location of belief and worship for indigenous Fijians and this incident ridicules its sanctity.
“'The Vale ni Lotu' is a sacred location of belief and worship for indigenous Fijians, however, this incident undermines and ridicules its sanctity. “The taxpayers of Fiji give Tourism Fiji $43.5 million [A$28 million] a year in grants for marketing and operating expenses and if this is a sample of what we can ...
A Tourism Fiji promotional video posted on Instagram has stirred an outcry for wrongly translating the word “toilet” in the iTaukei language. The promotional video had referenced the word toilet as “vale ni lotu” which offended many iTaukei because the translation meant church in the iTaukei language.
Fiji's tourism board has been forced to apologise for an embarrassing error on an advertisement. In a cringeworthy gaffe, officials had to remove the ad after a mistake in translation saw them call a 'church' a 'toilet'. The ad featured a Fijian dressed in a vibrant blue shirt, shell necklaces and red flower ...
“The Fiji International would be incomplete without Vijay and we look forward to welcoming him back once again in 2018,” said the Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands and Mineral Resources, the Honourable Faiyaz Siddiq Koya. “Having an athlete of Vijay Singh's calibre and repute playing in ...
Tourism Fiji is expected to review its internal processes after admitting to making a mistake when they incorrectly translated the word Toilet in I-Taukei to Vale ni Lotu which means a place of worship. Criticism of the Instagram post on Tourism Fiji quickly gathered momentum yesterday after screenshots ...
After two weeks, the suspect allegedly informed the men that they had to travel back to Suva as he had to withdraw cash from the bank. The main suspect in an alleged fraud case involving the purchase of yaqona is being questioned at the Labasa Police Station. Police confirmed that the arrest was ...
Fiji will soon lose one of its tourism stalwarts and a pioneer of modern Fijian tourism, Peter Hopgood. Mr Hopgood, the Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort general manager, will call it a day on July 16, this year after eight years and taking this five star property to being one of the country's most renowned holiday ...
Oh. This has… happened. Tourism Fiji has pulled a social media advertisement after it was discovered they made a pretty big gaffe in it. You see, the ad attempted to explain everyday words in the local indigenous iTaukei language to tourists. It was all going well until they accidentally translated “Vale ni ...
He said the issues canvassed and the questions ventilated in the matter appeared to not have been explored in the courts of Fiji. He said Sun Insurance should have applied to the High Court for redress as soon as it became aware that the Act was expected and it would go against Section 27, “Freedom ...
"The taxpayers of Fiji give Tourism Fiji $F43.5 million ($28 million) a year in grants for marketing and operating expenses, and if this is a sample of what we can expect them to produce using our taxpayers' dollars, then perhaps we should review their allocation in this year's budget," said Opposition ...
Tourism Fiji has apologised after an advertisement featuring indigenous terms mixed up the words for "church" and "toilet", causing outrage in the deeply religious Pacific nation. The advertisement, intended as a primer in the iTaukei (Fijian) language for international visitors, translated "vale ni lotu" as ...
Fiji's main tourism body has launched an internal investigation into a marketing blunder that saw it post a video that incorrectly translated the word “church” for “toilet” in the local i-Taukei language. Tourism Fiji's promotional video about everyday Fijian words quickly went viral after it was published on ...
Despite the stench emanating from the building, work carried on as normal for the nearby companies including Mobil, FMF Foods and the National Fire Authority. Ministry of Environment officials were at the burnt Carpenters Administration Building and MH Warehouse site at Walu Bay, Suva, yesterday.
The Ministry for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation has urged mothers and young women to understand t... Yaqona Fraud Suspect Quizzed. post image. After two weeks, the suspect allegedly informed the men that they had to travel back to Suva as he had to withdr... NATION · Central · West ...
SUVA, Fiji: Tourism Fiji has apologised after an advertisement featuring indigenous terms mixed up the words for "church" and "toilet", causing outrage in the deeply religious Pacific nation. The advertisement, intended as a primer in the iTaukei (Fijian) language for international visitors, translated "vale ...
A translation gaffe has caused a furore in Fiji after promotional video about the island nation's native language confused the words "church" and "toilet." The video—a primer on conversational Fijian phrases—quickly went viral after Fiji's tourism board posted it on social media. Many users noted that the ...
“The taxpayers of Fiji give Tourism Fiji $F43.5 million ($28 million) a year in grants for marketing and operating expenses, and if this is a sample of what we can expect them to produce using our taxpayers' dollars, then perhaps we should review their allocation in this year's budget,” said Opposition ...
Tourism Fiji has apologized after an advertisement featuring indigenous terms mixed up the words for "church" and "toilet", causing outrage in the deeply religious Pacific nation. The advertisement, intended as a primer in the iTaukei (Fijian) language for international visitors, translated "vale ni lotu" as ...
You must keep yourselves informed, you must carry important messages to every Fijian you represent, you must speak up, you must always speak the truth and always reject the lies.” Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama made this statement when he opened the Tailevu Provincial Council meeting ...
From Left: Jo Ratulevu assisted by Merchant Finance Customer officer Shital Singh during the Retirement Expo at the Fiji National Provident Fund Downtown on April 26, ... Fiji Public Trustee Corporation Limited officer Ovini Suka,is urging people to make full use of their services available at the expo.
“The Fiji International would be incomplete without Vijay and we look forward to welcoming him back once again in 2018,” said the Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands and Mineral Resources, Faiyaz Siddiq Koya. “Having an athlete of Vijay Singh's calibre and repute playing in the tournament for ...
... by buoyant tax collections, rising bank lending and optimism revealed in the most recent retail and business expectation surveys. On the global front, Ali says the higher annual growth projection for 2018 and 2019 by the International Monetary Fund augurs well for Fiji export and tourism sectors.
The people of Fiji now expect results and it's up to us to deliver Commissioner of Police, Brigadier-General Qiliho Sitiveni Qiliho has told his officers. Brigadier-General Qiliho made the remarks during the handover of $3.5million worth of motorbikes by Asco Motors to the Fiji Police Force at the Fiji Sports ...
A 10-minute drive from Suva Central Business District residents will enjoy freedom from the hussle and bussle of the city, arrive home to their own ocean front apartment and have access to all the major attractions of city living. Residents of Uduya Point Apartments are like-minded professionals who are ...
As part of the appointment, PEPR will be responsible for managing Tourism Fiji's media relations, implementing consumer and trade communication campaigns. PEPR will work with Tourism Fiji to position the country as first choice, close-proximity, tropical holiday destination in the Australian market.
Agents were inspired by the culture, nature, creativity and adventurous spirit that the South Pacific has to offer as they gained knowledge and insights from tourism office representatives including the Cook Islands, Fiji, Norfolk Island, Vanuatu, Samoa, Tahiti, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands and the ...
Tourism Fiji has apologised after an advertisement mixed up the indigenous words for “church” and “toilet”, causing outrage in the deeply religious Pacific nation. The advert, intended as a primer in the iTaukei (Fijian) language for international visitors, translated “vale ni lotu” as toilet. It actually means ...
Tourism Fiji has apologised after an advertisement featuring indigenous terms mixed up the words for "church" and "toilet", causing outrage in the deeply religious Pacific ... The advertisement, intended as a primer in the iTaukei (Fijian) language for international visitors, translated "vale ni lotu" as toilet.
Therefore, Fiji's economy is essentially a services economy and service related sectors contribute about 72 per cent of GDP while service and transfers receipts mainly through strong tourism earnings, air transportation and personal remittances support our current account and foreign reserves.
“Over these years we have been able to promote the Coral Coast as Fiji's “number one” tourism destination. We have also been able to complete some major projects in our community. “The most satisfying project that has had the biggest impact on our community was the opening of the Maternity Ward ...
Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Land and Mineral Resources Faiyaz Koya said that the success rate would be one of the highest in the world with countries that have such schemes. Mr Koya made the comment during the disbursement of micro and small business grants to 539 first time recipients ...
By Agence France-Presse. Tourism Fiji has apologised after an advertisement featuring indigenous terms mixed up the words for “church” and “toilet”, causing outrage in the deeply religious Pacific nation. The advertisement, intended as a primer in the iTaukei (Fijian) language for international visitors, ...
Mr Yarrow said the reefs and marine life are a key tourist attraction in Viti Levu's west and deforestation caused by fire is putting the industry at risk. He also said waterlogged lands made farming difficult, jeopardising the country's food security. "What is being lost is essentially the topsoil which is the most ...
Mr Bainimarama said that there was a great deal of unrealised potential between the two countries in the arenas of trade and investment and pointed to the Fiji-NZ Business Council as an effective vehicle for greater economic exchange. He welcomed the growth of tourism arrivals from New Zealand to ...
“In the last 10 years, the tourism forum and tourism exchange has developed to become two separate main events. This would not have been possible without the support of our airlines Air New Zealand, Fiji Airways, Virgin Airlines and our very own Samoa Airways.” This year's tourism exchange has ...
Tourism Fiji has appointed three new Australian PR agencies to its roster, consisting of Poem, Edelman and PEPR, Mumbrella can reveal. The new roster comes seven months after Tourism Fiji pitched its public relations account and appointed a new public relations manager for Australia, Sarah-Louise ...
South Seas Cruises Marine Operations Manager, Thomas Daniel Moceacagi treasures his time at sea as much as he treasures his family. The 47-year-old was working for SSC the last 14 years as skipper of Awesome Adventures Yasawa Flyer transferring 240 tourists and managing 15 crew members ...
This was revealed by Minister for Fisheries Semi Koroilavesau during the opening of Fiji's first conference on the Cultivation of Penaeid Prawns at Galoa Aquaculture Station in Serua yesterday. Mr Koroilavesau said prawns were a high-value species commonly traded for hotel and tourism sector in Fiji.
322 students from the Fiji National University's College of Business, Hospitality and Tourism studies graduated at the FMF Gymnasium in Suva today. Amongst the graduates was Elizabeth Sidal who graduated with a double major in banking and management. She says her journey was not an easy one ...
Fiji has made “significant progress” in negotiations with Australia and New Zealand over the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACER Plus), says trade permanent secretary Shaheen Ali. Mr Ali said although Fiji had managed to iron out a number of goods issues, it would maintain its ...
She attended a hospitality institution as working in the tourism industry always fascinated her. She attributes her success in her taxi business to her experience in customer service. She pays close attention to her attire as she likens her taxi as her work station. “I always make sure that I am presentable ...
“The tourism sector had come together with the local communities and what they have done was set up a large conservation park and now it is the largest conservation park in Fiji,” Ms Mangubhai said. Speaking to the people of Nakorotubu, Ms Mangubhai said the Vatu-i-Ra Conservation Park together ...
... and offers excursions that give guests an insight into an authentic, traditional Fijian way of life, its school, church, craft and a choir that teaches history through song. Head barman Manasa Ragigia, a village spokesman, was instrumental in establishing tourism in the Yasawa islands in the 1980s.
Ten inaugural calls will be made in places like Fiji's volcanic Dravuni Island, the forested Cayman Brac in the Cayman Islands, and the city of Timaru in New Zealand. ... Travel Industry Exchange is the leading one-to-one event featuring a product-focused conference, networking and entertainment.
“The tourism sector had come together with the local communities and what they have done was set up a large conservation park and now it is the ...
Ms Mangubhai also highlighted that people from the 28 villages would also be or are already employed with the 11 tourism operators in the area, ...
The wide promotion of the FIJI Water brand has also had a big impact on the awareness of Fiji and been a gift to the Fijian tourism industry. Support for local communities. Although FIJI Water is a foreign-owned company, with the wine business based in the USA, the company has a good representation ...
As Fiji embarks on a journey to digitise its society, one company says it has solutions. It is putting an early emphasis on Agribusiness and Tourism. Solved (Fiji) Group Pty Limited, run by returning-local Janice Nand and her husband and business partner John Magnifico, is a locally-owned consultancy ...
I told myself, well I've been to Fiji as well and Samoa has a lot to offer too. “So I thought if I can use these skills that I have and let my network of people know how to communicate better with the outside community, especially with the tourists, I can help make a change in our tourism industry.” Taioaliiseu ...
VILLAGERS of Vunivau Village outside Labasa Town began their long-term dream of establishing a tourism Eco park following a tree planting exercise ... “As the only landowning unit situated close to Labasa Town with forest trees, we decided to venture into the park project for tourism purposes,” Mr ...
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama left the country yesterday for Bonn, Germany, for the United Nations Climate Change Conference. Minister for Industry and Trade, Tourism and Land and Mineral Resources Faiyaz Koya is the acting Prime Minister. Mr Bainimarama confirmed this to the Fiji Sun ...
PREMIER LEAGUE GAMES POSTPONED. post image. The Vodafone Premier League matches scheduled this month have been postponed. This followed requests from majority of... TOURISM · Fiji Tourism · World Tourism ...
Fiji's preparation to host the 30th United Nations World Tourism Organisation Joint Commission for East Asia and the Pacific and Commission for South Asia Meeting has been boosted with a timely donation from Carpenters Fiji Limited and Vodafone. The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism received ...
The Nadi Airport Golf Club was one of Fiji's most challenging courses and boasted some of the best ocean and island views found in Fiji. It was where Fiji's ... Singh said the tourism industry needed to invest some money into the golf course as it was in a prime location. “There are so many hotels near ...
Mr Koya, who is also the Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands and Mineral Resources, was at the village with a team of more than 30 officials from both ministries to distribute 185 cartons of clothing, bedding and bottled water to families affected by the recent cyclone. “Don't listen to what people ...
The The Fijian Government's preparatory efforts to host the 30th United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Joint Commission for East Asia and the Pacific (CAP) and Commission for South Asia (CSA) Meeting received a welcoming boost. This is through the Ministry of Industry, Trade and ...
The campaign was well represented by stakeholders including Fiji Airways, Tappoos, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Fiji Airports, Rentokil, Rosie Holidays, Pacific Destinations, Tour Managers, Westpac Banking Cooperation, Wormald Security, Air Terminal Services and Motibhai.
This is through the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism which received a donation of $50,000 from Carpenters Fiji Limited and $20,000 from Vodafone respectively. Minister responsible Faiyaz Koya says the ministry was truly indebted to the generous assistance and commitment shown by both ...
And, when it inevitably does (it's just too perfect!), the question for me is: What's happening beyond this packed pool filled with excited kids and the gossiping upper-middle class tourists? On Denarau​ Island, the main tourist spot in Fiji, they've crafted an entire peninsula around minimising your efforts.
I am sure Vijay can help us also but he would do it if there is a proper committee in place-Mira Singh. The Nadi Airport Golf Club was one of Fiji's most challenging courses and boasted some of the best ocean and island views found in Fiji. It was where Fiji's international golf icon and former Masters ...
Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands and Mineral Resources Faiyaz Koya with Votua Village headman, Simione Navara in Ba distributing boxes of clothes ... Mr Koya said Fiji had experienced economic growth for the last eight consecutive years which was a good sign.
This is through the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism which received a donation of $50,000 from Carpenters Fiji Limited and $20,000 from ...
... thinking, we must choose progress over prejudice and dirty politics, and again we must renew our commitment to one another as Fijians and as men and women dedicated to the betterment of our nation,” said Mr Koya, who holds the portfolios of Industry, Trade, Tourism, Land and Mineral Resources.
Mr Rokodugu said officials from the Ministry of Health and Medical Services visited the site last Thursday and held a meeting with villagers to look into their complaints, which was raised regularly by them for the past two weeks. “The health officers from Suva came on Thursday and we showed them the ...
And Fiji will have a key part in this, as we did in Manila through a strong delegation led as an ADB Governor by Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum. “Together, let us continue our journey to achieve a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, “Mr.
Fiji Nursing Association president Alisi Vudiniabola has reminded FNA ... to host the 30th United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) J..
RKS became the first Fijian school to win the title, thrashing New Zealand's Hastings Boys High School 35-5. Mr Senikarawa is understood to have ...
With three decades of experience in the tourism industry, she is now the only female general manager of a resort on the tourism hub of Denarau. She rose through the ranks from when she began as the Food and Beverage cashier in 1987 at the Regent of Fiji, the pioneet resort on the island.
Hawaii's 4,028-square-mile Big Island accounts for less than a fifth of the state's tourism. State data show that in the first three months of 2018, 16 percent of the $4.81 billion visitors spent in Hawaii came from the Big Island, less than half of the levels seen in Oahu and Maui. Gauthier predicted tourism ...
“We are the only local cruise vessel visiting locations throughout Fiji, this enables us to show case the most remote and untouched areas of Fiji whilst bringing the much needed tourism dollar to small maritime communities around the country . “That would not normally be able to capitalise on the growing ...
Fiji Ports received more than 81 cruise liners in 2016, 17 more than recorded in 2015. With an estimation of a tourist spending $200 injects over an estimated $2 million into the Fijian economy. According to Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) 2016 Annual Report, chairmanShaheen Ali said Fiji's ports ...
Assessments undertaken by the Fiji Government after Tropical cyclone Winston estimated that there was around 1.5 billion Fijian dollars in private sector damage and losses during this event and a total personal income loss of over 351.45 million Fijian dollars due to the loss of days of work.
... for the tourism sector where we've got dynamic currency conversion where a tourist can pay in whichever currency they wish – they can pay in Fijian ...
Less developed nations certainly have the most to gain from the income tourism brings but are often the least able to profit. Holiday spending is the biggest foreign exchange earner for Fiji but, in 2015, the Central Bank estimated as much as 60 cents of every tourist dollar “leaked out” of the South Pacific ...
... with the Paul Jaduram Investments Ltd, which is expected to spin off more jobs and bring back investment and develop tourism in the Friendly North.
Permanent Secretary for Trade and Tourism Shaheen Ali highlighted that this is the first time a Pacific Island Country will host a United Nations World Tourism Organization Meeting. Ali says East Asia and the Pacific and South Asia are important regional markets for Fiji. He adds that the Ministry has a ...
“My parents have always supported me, ever since I started with my course I promised myself that I would do them proud. “I want to work in the tourism ...
She has held previous roles as General Manager Tourism and Events with Ngati ... and International Marketing Manager for Nelson Tasman Tourism. ... and senior yoga instructor at the Suva Yoga Centre for the last five years.
“We do have some areas where we expect to see a continued support such as health and education, as well as tourism. But I would expect New ...
The Islands of Fiji—lodged in the South Pacific rim where our flight window .... On land pre-booked private tour taxis and car rentals are available.
Fiji Airports joins the Fiji International family of sponsors and stakeholders including Tourism Fiji, Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course, Fiji ...
Investment Fiji has collected $510,000 as the Foreign Investment Registration Certification (FIRC) Fees within the last five months of 2017.
He is a final year student doing a Bachelor in Tourism Management at the University of the South Pacific. “There is life after rugby and we need to be ...
... Minister Osea Naiqamu, Local Government Minister Parveen Bala, while Minister for Agriculture Inia Seruiratu and Minister for Tourism Faiyaz Koya ...
Mrs Towson comes from Australia's tourism capital, the Gold Coast and was previously director of sales and marketing for Surfers Paradise Marriott ...
... to discuss trade and investment opportunities and possible cooperation including in tourism, agriculture, fisheries and people to people relations.
Fijian Holdings Group has recorded a 6.8 per cent growth in profit after tax for the nine months ended 31 March 2018. The Group's pre-tax profit for ...
Master of the Amateurs earns Fiji International berth ... “To be in a tri-sanctioned European Tour and Asian Tour event is pretty cool and to play in that ...
Fiji's government is seeking expressions of interest from international ... It says the upgrade will provide medical tourism opportunities as well as ...
To date the Fijian Government has supported 18,900 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), of which 40 per cent are women entrepreneurs.
The Fijian delegation will be led by Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and includes Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism and Lands Faiyaz Koya ...
Owned by SEL and the PGA of Australia, the Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways is proudly supported by the Fijian Government, Tourism Fiji ...
The win comes just weeks after the agency was appointed to Tourism Fiji's ... That same month, the agency also won the Dubai Tourism PR account.
Fiji Hydrographic Unit plays a vital role in collection of hydrographic data, ... most notably in the maritime trade sector and the cruise tourism sector.
Fiji 4 await verdict in case that tests press freedoms ... Many people consider the Fiji Times to be the last independent media voice in a .... in energy extraction, tourism and agriculture rather than striking off in bold, new directions.
Mr Sayed-Khaiyum highlighted that the period of the annual ADB meeting is one of the traditional low occupancy periods in our tourism sector.
Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands and Mineral Resources Faiyaz Koya said Fiji's relationship with Japan was “very important” and would aid ...
Sports activities in Fiji will greatly boost the development of tourism, food, transportation and service industries, which will in turn make more athletes ...
Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama yesterday accompanied his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, on a visit to a high school in Fukushima ...
The $23 million Nadi Nalagi Hotel and Resort has got to be one of the most modern and impressive new tourism structures in Fiji. Today it opens for ...
Fiji is known as the hub of the Pacific and we now want to take advantage of that term and fix our airports so that we have many more tourist arrivals.
After six years playing for the Nadi team Valentine has plans to have a career in the tourism industry and next semester he will be joining the Fiji ...
Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands and Mineral Resources Faiyaz Koya greeted by well wishers before the PALM8 summit in Iwaki, Japan.
... Central Eastern Division, 579 to the North Western Division, 701 in the North, 1917 in the South Western Division while 74 were issued for tourism.
During a workshop with local media in Suva today, the Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association said tourism is the biggest foreign exchange earner and it ...
SUVA, May 22 (Xinhua) -- A Fijian government minister warned here on ... Fiji's Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands and Mineral Resources ...
SEVEN students from the Fiji National University's Bachelor of Laws ... of Accounting and Law, College of Business Hospitality and Tourism Studies.
the Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association 53rd Annual General meeting will be held at Sofitel Fiji Resort Denarau on Friday, June 8. FHTA president and ...
Local culture and heritage will be promoted as part of our vibrant tourism industry. Intellectual property rights for protection of traditional knowledge will ...
... in the tourism sector and we have asked previous governments for an international port of entry or marina in Labasa similar to what we have in Suva ...
Regional participants with World Trade Organisation Director-General Roberto Azevêdo (second right), Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands ...
Former Fiji National University Vice Chancellor Ganesh Chand submitted in the High Court yesterday that a letter add.
FIJI and the Pacific Island Countries, as small economies have unique ... trading system, says Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism Faiyaz Koya.
Seeto says the nightmares of the Tourism industry are cyclones, flooding, long periods of rain and other environmental impacts like fragile marine ...
Trade, Tourism, Lands and Mineral Resources minister Faiyaz Koya said the competition would benefit the country as whole especially in terms of ...
Fiji and the Pacific Island Countries (PICs), as small island economies have unique needs, and are at most risk of being left behind by the multilateral ...
THE Fiji Interhash 2018 is expected to benefit the country in many ways, ... Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands and Mineral Resources Minister Faiyaz ...
The Tourism and Trade Minister said one of Government's key strategic priorities was increasing the participation of Fiji's MSMEs in global value ...
... their juice stall at the Ba Market Ground during the Micro and Small Business Grants Disbursements event at which the Minister for Tourism, Trade, ...
The $23 million investment has got to be one of the most modern and impressive new tourism structures in Fiji. Constructed mainly by workers from ...
She was one of the 1039 Micro and Small Business Grants Disbursement recipients who received their approvals from Minister for Trade, Tourism, ...
In Anger as Fiji tourism ad swaps “church” for “toilet”, travelwirenews (4/26/2018) it was noted that “Tourism Fiji's mistake caused outrage in the deeply ...
Saras Wati receives her extended land lease contract from the Minister for Trade, Tourism, Land and Mineral Resources, Faiyaz Koya, during the ...
Being married for 30 years allowed them the opportunity to travel to Fiji, Niue and New Caledonia, so for them visiting the Pacific region is nothing new ...
Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort has been recognised at the 2018 ANZ Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards in the Accommodation Deluxe category for three ...
While officiating at the disbursement, Minister for Trade and Tourism, Faiyaz Koya says that a total of 19,548 business around the country have been ...
The yaqona farmer was among the 600 recipients who received the grant from Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Faiyaz Koya at Koroivolu Park ...
Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands and Mineral Resources Faiyaz Koya, while distributing the grant to 600 people at Koroivolu Park in Nadi, ...
“One of the Fijian Government's key strategic priorities is to increase the participation of our (medium, small and micro enterprises) MSMEs in global ...
The Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association hopes to strengthen its policies on discrimination – in an effort to ensure workers in the tourism industry are ...
“Furthermore, the event provides the opportunity to showcase our rural landscape and complements efforts of the Fijian tourism industry to put Fiji on ...
Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association Chief Executive, Fantasha Lockington says it's important that tertiary students get practical experience in the career ...
Film Fiji chief executive officer Dallas Foon said training for students were ... “Film Fiji acknowledges its naming rights sponsors, Fiji Airways, Fiji Link and the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism, and the continued support of the ...
This was stressed by the Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association President, Dixon Seeto. He says with about 14,000 school leavers a year, most of these ...
It is a long way from her home on the beautiful Pacific Island of Fiji to the ... The Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism and Lands Faiyaz Koya officially ...
... gathered community of Australian business leaders to consider investing in the Fijian market, stressing that the country was more than just a tourist ...
Savusavu Chamber of Commerce (SCC) has come up with what it believes is a world-leading environmentally sustainable 'Blue Model Town' plan.
The tourism industry provides many job opportunities for school leavers and will continue says the Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association. President, Dixon ...
The University of Fiji chancellor Ratu Epeli Nailatikau has reminded ... The Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism and Lands Faiyaz Koya officially ...
... Permanent Secretary for the Permanent Secretary for Industry, Trade and Tourism Shaheen Ali says that one of the important objectives of the Fijian ...
The Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association says it needs to work with the right institutions to raise awareness about the jobs available in the market and ...
Leo's fellow Publicis-owned agency, Saatchi & Saatchi, was third on the list thanks to wins that included Arnott's and Fiji Tourism. VML took fourth spot, ...
He highlighted the re-branding was also in line with the re-naming of other organisations like Tourism Fiji, Investments Fiji and Film Fiji. He noted that ...
Rebecca said Samoa is not well advertised compared to Fiji and other ... In terms of developing tourism, they can't see the need for drastic changes.
... including guests and tourism businesses involved in the nuptial market. ... Bride – a sister company of Tour Managers – at the Sheraton Fiji Resort.
“Of course we have had numerous brand change also, we now have Tourism Fiji which used to be the Fiji Visitors Bureau which sounded very ...
Mr Smith, who is originally from Benau, Savusavu in Vanua Levu, said he was delighted to assume the role and contribute to building the tourism ...
In fact, Indian couples are spurring tourism in what used to be called ... Discover the magical feeling of floating through the beautiful Fijian nature.
FIJI'S Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama today handed over six ... agreement between the vendors and the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism.
A trade and tourism hub, the UAE is an absolute monarchy that tolerates little public criticism of its ruling system and has prosecuted Mansoor and ...
The Fiji National Provident Fund today announced the acquisition of the Marriott Denarau tourism assets, which include the 297-room Sheraton Resort ...
THE Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF) today expanded its investment portfolio particularly in the tourism sector with the acquisition of three high ...
Shri Choubey further stated that India has become a medical tourism destination for people of Fiji and appreciated that Vishwa Hindi Sammelan is ...
... entrepreneurs and the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism. This is the way forward for Fiji. Creating and building inclusive platforms for Fijians.
The deadly combination of Ratish Lal and Som Padiyachi gave Team Ba the edge to take out the pairs at the 11th Kontiki Finance/ Fiji Gas Sunny ...
Mickey Niuyua from Fiji has found a new home in Samoa. It's his first ... I just love it here, I don't want to go back home,” he shared with Dear Tourist.
The Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF) yesterday, announced the acquisition of the Marriott Denarau tourism assets. These include the 297- room ...
Bollywood actress and Tourism Fiji brand Ambassador for the India Market, Ileana D'Cruz is returning to Fiji and will be in the country on Sunday.
A statement from Tourism Fiji stated that following a successful travelogue that was filmed in Fiji last year in partnership with Times of India, Tourism ...
Tourism Fiji is happy to announce the arrival of well-known Bollywood actress Ileana D'Cruz who is returning to Fiji as part of a campaign to promote ...
... the past that many Fijians who had received the grant have immensely benefited from it which was distributed by the Ministry of Trade and Tourism.
FIJI needs to rationalise its tourism-related taxes to make the country an affordable holiday destination, some political parties say. The Social ...
The Indian government has committed $1.7 million to Fiji's Small and ... benefited from it which was distributed by the Ministry of Trade and Tourism.
He already has several top positions, including governor of a commission to develop a historic tourism destination in the country's north and chairman ...
“As everybody knows Little India is a destination for Indian ethnic wear shopping and we have brought it to the local market in Fiji, but in the tourism ...
We continue to attract visitors to Fiji as a tourism and sports destination. The Government has led the way in providing the funding and providing the ...
India is an important potential tourism market for Fiji, which roped in the actress for a year-long association to showcase the destination through her ...
Nadi (Fiji): Actress Ileana D'Cruz on Sunday returned to Fiji to keep her ... India is an important potential tourism market for Fiji, which roped in the ...
“It is also a matter of great pride for us at Fiji Airways to link the South Pacific to the oneworld network, in effect one of the world's final frontiers for travel ...
Fiji Airways to Become Inaugural Member of oneworld connect ... The first airline to join oneworld connect will be Fiji Airways, the flag carrier of the ... to build on the in-bound tourism that is so vital to our home nation and our region.".
RESERVE BANK OF FIJI MAY ECONOMIC REVIEW Global economic ... The rapid speed of change in the local tourism industry needs to be met with ...
The rapid speed of change in the local tourism industry needs to be met with equally fast adaptive measures that will serve the people's needs, says a ...
The $129m upgrade will have a world class facility that will bring a totally new dimension to Fiji's tourism sector. The project which started in August ...
We are optimistic that solid growth will continue in 2018 given the various campaigns and trade engagement Tourism Fiji has planned for the year.
Lavenia Saravaki is hardly making good returns from her Labasa market stall. This is because the cost of vegetables... TOURISM · Fiji Tourism · World ...
With the joining of Fiji Airways as a Oneworld Connect partner, Oneworld will ... For travellers, the new Oneworld Connect concept means they now get ...
“Industry placement is allowed by employers in Fiji increasingly but I wish to see industries to be part of placement planning as well and not to be only ...
APEX Insight: Fiji Airways will be the first partner in the Oneworld alliance's new Connect program, that is designed to further expand the reach of the ...
Fiji Airways (FJ, Nadi) has become the first carrier to sign up for the recently unveiled ... “Fiji Airways is thrilled and honoured to be the first oneworld connect ... on the in-bound tourism that is so vital to our home nation and our region.
... on the international scene and now showcases a world-class facility that will definitely bring a totally new dimension to Fiji's tourism experience.
Business and tourism stakeholders present yesterday hailed the multi-million dollar initiative as momentous and a boost to the Fijian economy.
This executive style:Baka Lounge Bar is now open. If you are looking for a place to relax and unwind then Suva Peninsula Hotel's newly renovated bar ...
“And with this complex, we now have the airport terminal Fiji needs and deserves, ready to support the growth of tourism in Fiji to a 2.2-billion-dollar ...
... Courts of Fiji by the Director of Public Prosecutions for the month of May. ... at the wheel of his car which caused the death of a Bangladeshi tourist.
With the newly renovated Nadi International Airport, the numbers from the tourism industry are expected to increase. This would mean Fiji's vision to ...
The prime minister Frank Bainimarama, who opened the new terminal, said it would support the growth of tourism in Fiji to becoming a $US1.07 billion ...
Fiji Airways' sponsors are American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific and ... Qantas will also mentor Fiji Air through the implementation process. ... build on the in-bound tourism that is so vital to our home nation and our region.
The initial Oneworld sponsors of Fiji Airways will be all four original ... build on the in-bound tourism that is so vital to our home nation and our region.”.
India's Gaganjeet Bhullar will make his debut at the Fiji International ... “The Asian Tour has been a strong supporter of the tournament here in Fiji and ...
D'Cruz was appointed Tourism Fiji's brand ambassador for the Indian market ... D'Cruz is in Fiji to explore various activities and showcase more of the ...
“We believe the start of this codeshare will make Fiji even more popular with European travellers by offering them a more attractive route network and ...
Fiji's Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands and Mineral Resources, Faiyaz Siddiq Koya said: "We are happy to welcome one of India's greatest ...
British Airways and Fiji Airways, Fiji's National Airline, have today ... access to our home - Fiji, one of the world's most sought after tourism destinations.
Fiji's Minister for Industry, Trade, and Tourism Faiyaz Koya said her experience during her visits in the country would showcase Fiji to the rest of the ...
“Once again, we know the Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways will prove an impressive platform to promote golf and tourism in Fiji,” Koya said.
While most air traffic to Fiji for tourism was largely for the Western Division, Government was also mindful that a major proportion of the Fijian ...
Bollywood star and Tourism Fiji's brand ambassador Ileana D'Cruz ... Bollywood star Ilieana D'Cruz delighted scores of students in Fiji when she ...
This new partnership comes just days after Fiji Airways signed up to ... to our home – Fiji, one of the world's most sought-after tourism destinations.
“Following a successful Travelogue that was filmed in Fiji last year in partnership with Times of India, Tourism Fiji and Fiji Airways, the young actress ...
Fiji Airways chief executive, Andre Viljeon says this agreement will make everyone involved in the Fijian tourism to develop the UK market. “We will ...
2017 records 65,004 more tourists to the Pacific. 7 June 2018, Suva, FIJI – The Research and Statistics Division of SPTO published its Annual Review ...
The British Airways code share agreement with Fiji Airways will open up opprotunities and markets for the tourism industry. Fiji and its extremely ...
Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism Faiyaz Koya says after today's disbursement, the grant would have assisted 20,102 micro entrepreneurs ...
Fiji's Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands and Mineral Resources, Faiyaz Siddiq Koya said: “We are happy to welcome one of India's greatest ...
He said Fiji continued to lead the region as a tourism destination, attracting 39 percent of arrivals. Second was French Polynesia followed by the Cook ...
Prouds Duty Free owner Motibhai Group is looking ahead to the extended dwell time opportunity for travellers at Nadi International Airport following ...
Fiji's pearl pioneer leads the way in sustainable luxury (June 8 is World Oceans Day) ... it," he rued. (The writer's trip is at the invitation of Tourism Fiji.
"Everytime we sell a pearl, we sell the story of Fiji," Hunter told IANS here at his workshop where ... (The writer's trip is at the invitation of Tourism Fiji.
The Fijian delegation was led by Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands and Mineral Resources Faiyaz Koya. Mr Koya joined the ACP ministers ...
Tourism in Fiji has significantly evolved over the years to meet the visitor ... Hence, supporting key initiatives that showcase the quality of our tourism ...
Ms D'Cruz is Tourism Fiji's Brand Ambassador in India and is here for nine days to promote Fiji in the Indian market. She was in Fiji last year as part of ...
It was then that he hit on tourism and particularly in the Pacific and carried out some work in New Caledonia and Vanuatu. “I realised that there was a ...
Savusavu (Fiji), June 8 : (June 8 is World Oceans Day). From the serene environs of the country's second largest island Vanua Levu, Justin Hunter's ...
The sexy and effervescent Ileana D'Cruz is holidaying in Fiji and is giving us major holiday goals. She is the Indian ambassador for Fiji's tourism board ...
The event is sponsored by Fiji Water, The Westin, BTS, Blueridge Holdings, Tourism Fiji, Sheraton, Vuksich and Borich, Tappoo, DGRC, Coastal ...
In a week in which Caribbean tourism leaders have been meeting in New York to build on the strong growth that much of the industry is now ...
If you love surfing you will love Fiji. Come experience ... The 30-year old actress was named the Indian brand ambassador for Fiji tourism in 2017.
Being the Indian ambassador for Fiji's tourism board since 2017, the bubbly beauty has been giving many reasons to the Indian travellers for a Fiji ...
Actress Ileana D'Cruz. who is the Indian ambassador for Fiji's tourism board is seen holidaying in Fiji and visiting a school recently with Faiyaz Koya ...
30 year old actress Ileana D'Cruz is the Indian ambassador for Fiji's tourism board since 2017 and visited a school recently with Faiyaz Koya who is ...
She is Fiji's official tourism brand ambassador from India and hence frequently visits the country along with her beau Andrew Kneebone.
Ileana, who is the Indian ambassador for Fiji's tourism board, has been ... Ileana captioned this photo as, “The Fijian kava ceremony is a beautiful ...
According to Reuters, Kensington Palace has mentioned recently that Britain's Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan Markle will visit Australia, Fiji, ...
Ileana, who is the Indian ambassador for Fiji's tourism board, has been posting ... Ileana enjoys tranquil moments in nature during her Fiji getaway.
Savusavu (Fiji), June 11 (IANS) "laakhon hain yahan dilwale...". That evergreen ... (The writer's trip was at the invitation of Tourism Fiji. Radhika Bhirani ...
... getting himself photographed with the film's lead actress Ileana D'Cruz, who was here to shoot a campaign as ambassador of Tourism Fiji last week.
That evergreen Mahendra Kapoor number from the 1960s played on at a boutique island resort in Fiji, bringing smiles to a group of Indian tourists.
"It is very expensive to travel to India, but films are like a bridge. ... D'Cruz, who was here to shoot a campaign as ambassador of Tourism Fiji last week.
Nigeria can really borrow a leaf from Fiji and other countries in Africa such ... It is evident that a functional national spurs growth in tourism, which is a ...
The Research and Statistics Division of South Pacific Tourism Organisation in its Annual Review has revealed that Global tourism activities remained ...
This event is generating million of dollars for Tourism Fiji. We are here to generate sports tourism. There is close to 56 overseas teams participating ...
About 50,000 Chinese tourists visited Fiji last year. This was confirmed by the Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Fiji, Qian Bo during a ...
From left; Pieter Zwart, Leon Thomson, Sheraton and Westin Resorts, Fiji Complex general ... This event is generating million of dollars for Tourism Fiji.
A chance visit to Fiji for a few days rest on a return business trip to Japan in 1986 opened his eyes to the remarkable opportunities in the tourism ...
The leading tourist Pacific destination for 2017 is Fiji recording 842,884 arrivals, followed by French Polynesia 198,956, Cook Islands 161,362, Samoa ...
These premier beachfront resorts represent up-and-coming tourist ... Coast, the 5-star Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort has an intriguing island ambience, ...
“However, we are also seeing a steady rise in tourists coming from the ... Japan and are working closely with Tourism Fiji and Fiji Airways with this.”.
Minister for Industry Trade and Tourism Faiyaz Koya says this is the government's contribution to raising the living standards of all Fijians and it ...
THE Fijian Government, through the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism, is strengthening the enforcement of having standard building products ...
The funding will contribute to efforts in creating a stronger Fijian economy. This was confirmed by Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands and ...
While not suffering from the financial crisis directly, visitor arrivals – a key driver of the economy – collapsed in its wake, sending the tourism industry ...
... Television has brought the Fiji brand a 27 percent visibility account through 1948 seconds (32 minutes) of direct Fiji Tourism related brand exposure ...
It is a game that creates an excellent opportunity to showcase Fiji Tourism, ... victims are now bold enough to report them, says the Fiji Police Force.
the registration of Co-operative College of Fiji under Fiji Higher Education Commission is key achievement for Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism.
Fiji Airways Flying Fijians head coach John McKee strongly believes that Olympian and Edinburgh based- Viliame.
ANZ Country Head for Fiji, Saud Minam, said: “Fiji's economy is largely driven by tourism, which also has downstream effects for our customers in ...
The Land Transport Authority has signed contracts for four new authorised motor vehicle inspection agencies on Wednesd.
The Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands and Mineral Resources Faiyaz Koya officiated during the event at the Fiji Sugar Corporation (FSC) ...
Fiji garment, resorts and tourism, marine and other industries each have Gibson Freight services specifically developed to make them more ...
Moody's expects Fiji's economic growth to remain robust, underpinned by the country's expanding tourism sector. Moody's also expects political ...
“The event is generating great tourism dollars for Fiji. The top professionals are playing for $100,000 prize money. “The prize money is split up into ...
Businesses such as retail, tourism, accounting firms, manufacturers and Small or Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) need prepare Business Continuity ...
Former president Ratu Epeli Nailatikau (left) greets Minister Mereseini Vuniwaqa at the 40th anniversary of UNIFIL at the Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva ...
This calmer political scene has allowed Fiji to once again inch up the list of favoured destinations to travel to — The New York Times put it on its list of ...
May the blessings of Almighty Allah be showered upon you and grace your homes with peace, warmth and love. These were the words of the Fiji ...
While handing out grants to 1235 recipients in Rakiraki on Thursday, Minister for Trade and Tourism Faiyaz Koya said the Indian Government was one ...
The Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission (FCCC) has been ... The Fiji Airways Fijiana XVs ended their Australian tour on a high note last ...
Business tycoon and tourism stalwart Yenktesh Permal (YP) Reddy was awarded the Deed of Award (Dhanveer) by TISI Sangam President ...
Wives of some of our Fiji Airways Fijian 7s rugby stars have candidly .... What they get back from the tour is what we always look forward to but what is ...
The meeting begins today at the Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa in Nadi. ... “So having an insurance broker on board shows that Fiji's tourism sector has the ...
Fiji NPF plays an important role in the hospitality and tourism industry in Fiji and are well capable of advancing this industry even further for the benefit ...
Tourism in Fiji and the Pacific is a vital contributor to the GDP and employs a large number of Pacific citizens. In Fiji's case, the tourism sector ...
Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism Development are some of the topics that will be discussed during the 30th Joint Commissions ...
Fly Fiji Airways to see the home of the world's great rugby players ... to our home – Fiji, one of the world's most sought after tourism destinations.
NADI, Fiji, June 18 (Xinhua) -- The 30th Joint Commissions Meeting of the United Nation's World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) started on Monday in ...
NADI, Fiji, June 18, (Xinhua) - The 30th Joint Commissions Meeting of the United Nation's World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) started on Monday in ...
The Kiwis behind Fiji's newest and quirkiest attraction ... and a swathe of stunning coastline and you've got Fiji's newest and quirkiest tourism venture.
The partnership between Fiji Airways and British Airways is a welcome development for the tourism industry in the Pacific, which will open up new ...
the United Nations World Tourism Organisation is working on ways to ... “Last year, Fiji became the first Small Island Developing State to head ...
The United Nations World Tourism Organisation is working on ways to .... Mr Sayed-Khaiyum said it was a historic moment for Fiji and the first time that a ... He said Government wanted ordinary Fijians to be part of these changes.
Ba Town came alive as students from various schools in the Western Division took to the streets chanting 'Beat Plastic Pollution' while diplaying their ...
The workshop continues today, facilitated by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fiji Competition and Consumer Commission [FCCC] and the Westpac Bank on ...
the United Nations World Tourism Organisation is working on ways to .... news yesterday that the University of Fiji will hold a special council meeting ...
Most of Tuesday's episode was a great big ad for Fiji tourism with the contestants going off on group dates. These guys swam with sharks, in case you ...
ADVANCING sustainability through tourism is one of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation's priorities, says UNWTO secretary general Zurab ...
NADI, (IFC) – Fiji's tourist hotels could make significant savings in energy and operating costs, if they opted to go green, according to a senior official ...
A 43-year-old woman was found guilty by three assessors in the Suva High ... The United Nations World Tourism Organisation is working on ways to ...
The HMCS Vancouver conducted exercises with the Republic of Fiji Navy last ... The United Nations World Tourism Organisation is working on ways to ...
MORE products from Papua New Guinea are entering the Fiji market ... of investment from PNG were registered in the tourism sector with a total value ...
DELEGATES from the United Nations World Tourism Organisation were ... He said Fiji planned to play host to more of UNWTO meetings, seminars ...
by Xinhua Writer Zhang Yongxing. NADI, Fiji, June 20 (Xinhua) -- Fiji warmly welcomes Chinese tourists to have different experiences in the South ...
The remarks were made as part of a regional seminar on how tourism ... the Government of Fiji committed to the development of sustainable tourism ...
The United Nations World Tourism Organisation is working on ways to measure .... As it stands, he said about 17 per cent of land in Fiji had lost its value ... While Fiji has approximately 13 per cent of arable land, the Ministry of ...
The World Tourism Organization is calling on the tourism industry to take more ... development of a statistical framework to measure sustainable tourism. ... as Fiji continues to lead the efforts on climate resilience and sustainability not ...