SHANGRI-LA?S FIJIAN RESORT AND SPA, YANUCA, FIJI PRESENTS LONG SERVICE AWARDS FOR STAFF WHO CLOCK UP 615 YEARS OF SERVICE

A special luncheon was held recently at Shangri-La?s Fijian Resort and Spa, Yanuca, Fiji honour 21 of the resort?s staff members who have clocked up a total of 615 years of service to the company. Two of the recipients, Kathy Anthony and Aminesh Nitesh Kumar, have both worked at the resort for 35 years. Kathy has worked as a personal assistant for 14 general managers at the resort and Aminesh works as part of the engineering team.

The Long Service Awards ceremony is a way in which Shangri-La thanks colleagues for their hard work and commitment to the company, and a special luncheon is held annually and hosted by the general manager. During the luncheon, recipients are awarded long service certificates and Shangri-La pins for years of service between 10-35 years.

In addition, this year?s recipients received gift vouchers to dine in the resort?s restaurants, and awardees who have worked at the resort for between 25-35 years were given accommodation vouchers.

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages 78 hotels under the Shangri-La, Kerry and Traders brands with a room inventory of over 32,000.? Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services.? Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Maldives, the Philippines, Singapore, the Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates.

The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in mainland China, India, Malaysia, Mongolia, the Philippines, Qatar, Sri Lanka, Turkey and the United Kingdom. ?For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.shangri-la.com.

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