2017 ANZ FETA Finalists Announced

By ANA SOVA

The Trustees and Organizing Committee of the ANZ Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards are has announced the Finalists for the 21st ANZ Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards

ANZ FETA Trustee and Organising Committee Chairperson, Olivia Mavoa said the 2017 awards season saw the introduction of the online submissions process.

“We have received a number of impressive entries following on from the previous seasons, where initial scoring has been very close. Some categories have more than three Finalists for site visits,” Mavosa said.

She said the Awards entries were assessed by an independent panel of judges who are made up of industry leaders and experts.

“We wish all our finalists the best of luck as we countdown to the awards night Gala dinner at the Sheraton Fiji Resorts Denarau Convention Centre on Saturday February 17th,” Mavosa said.

The finalists for the individual awards for Fiji Pride, Emerging Leader and Tourism Leader will be announced in the coming week.

While the recipient of the prestigious Lifetime Achievement and Visionary will be announced during the awards night on Saturday February 17th.

This year sees the introduction of a Hall of Fame award which will be presented to Likuliku Lagoon Resort as the first inductee to this prestigious recognition of consistent excellence.

The theme for this year’s event is “Sustaining our Resources” with the colours blue and green for the awards night.

The ANZ Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards Trustees has congratulated the finalists and look forward to welcoming guests to the Gala presentation dinner.

Tickets are available for purchase online on website www.feta.com.fj 

The following are the finalists that have been announced:

ACCOMMODATION BUDGET

South Sea Island

Tanoa Rakiraki

Vuda Marina Fiji

ACCOMMODATION QUALITY

Malolo Island Resort

Treasure Island Resort

Volivoli Beach Resort

ACCOMMODATION DELUXE

Maui Palms

Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort

Sheraton Resort & spa – Tokoriki Warwick Fiji

ACCOMMODATION LUXURY

Intercontinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa

Royal Davui Island Resort

Yasawa Island Resort

CULINARY SERVICES

Chantara Thai Restaurant – Radisson Blu Resort Fiji

Flavours of Fiji Cooking School Ivi – Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort

Kanavata Restaurant & Bar – Nanuku Auberge Resort

The Kitchen Grill – Westin Resort & Spa

DESTINATION MARKETING

Film Fiji

Rosie Holidays

Tour Managers

SPECIALISED TOURISM SERVICES & SUPPORT TO THE INDUSTRY

Essence of Fiji Rejuvenation Centre

Pacific Bedbank

Port Marina Denarau

Vuda Marina Fiji & The Boatshed Restaurant

 TOUR & TRANSPORT OPERATORS:

Rosie Holiday

Sigatoka River Safari

Tour Managers Fiji

TOURISM SUSTAINABILITY

Maqai Eco Surf Beach Resort

Namosi Eco Resort

Nanuya Island Resort

SSC Vinaka Volunteering

Treasure Island Resort

VISITOR ATTRACTION & ACTIVITY

Captain Cook Cruises Tivua Island

Flavours of Fiji Cooking School

Kula Wild Adventure Park

Sigatoka River Safari