BOARD OF TOURISM FIJI MEETS IN SAVUSAVU AND WITH STAKEHOLDERS

For the first time the Tourism Fiji (TF) Board will hold its scheduled Board meeting in Savusavu.

While in Savusavu the Board will visit a number of major tourism developments planned for the next five years in the Northern Division and meet with members of the Savusavu Tourism Association.

The Acting Chair of Tourism Fiji and Permanent Secretary for Tourism, Elizabeth A. Powell, said: ?Beginning with this trip to Savusavu, Tourism Fiji Board meetings for 2014 will be held in the different tourism regions of Fiji so that key stakeholders will have the opportunity to meet the Tourism Fiji Board and management to discuss opportunities for their regions and understand the new rebranding strategy and marketing initiatives.?

Savusavu is home to several luxury up market brand resorts such as the globally renowned Namale Resort & Spa, Jean Michel Cousteau Resort and Koro Sun Resort, which attract much of Fiji?s growing wedding and honeymoon markets.

Savusavu is also home to a number of hotels and resorts that provide excellent value to the cost-conscious visitor, and to unique attractions such as the Savusavu Hot Springs and the internationally acclaimed Hunter Pearl Farm.?? The town is located on one of the most beautiful bays in the country and was established originally as a port for trading ships.

There are a total of 35 licensed hotels and resorts with a total 314 rooms in Savusavu and the islands off Savusavu, which represents approximately 10% of the total number of hotels in Fiji and three percent of the total number of rooms.

Tourism Fiji?s Board also includes Josephine Smith-Moffat (Managing Director Musket Cove Resort & Spa), Shane Cunning (Area General Manager Starwood Hotels & Resorts Fiji & Samoa), Lawrence Tikaram (National Sales Manager Coca-Cola Amatil), Faiyaz Koya (Chairman Hotel Licensing Board), and it?s Chief Executive Officer Rick Hamilton.

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