Resort hosts another successful media familiarization

CAPTION: US Journalists with children from Korotogo Village.

Outrigger on the Lagoon · Fiji has hosted another successful US media familiarisation (famil) showcasing why the 5 star resort is one of the premier properties in Fiji.

Four US journalists were invited by Fiji Airways in its bid to promote Fiji as a holiday destination in North America.

The journalists from the Huffington Post, Fodor’s, Premier Traveler and spent a week visiting various resorts and sights in Fiji on the promotional tour. Their last stop on the itinerary was the Outrigger Fiji where they were pampered to an array of the resort’s restaurants, spa’s and activities.

One of the organised activities was to attend the Sunday morning church service at Korotogo Village to allow the journalists to experience firsthand the beautiful choral singing Fijians are renowned for as well as life in a Fijian village.

One of the journalists Janet Forman of Premier Traveler said the interaction with the children during the church service and the beautiful singing was worth the trip to Fiji and it was an experience that she will remember for the rest of her life.

Outrigger on the Lagoon · Fiji General Manager Peter Hopgood said the resort always looks forward to the media famils as it gives the resort an opportunity to highlight its property as well as contribute to the efforts to increase Fiji’s visitor arrivals from North America.

“Media famils offer our resorts a great opportunity to showcase what we do best here in Fiji but most importantly it affords us a fantastic chance to showcase Fiji as a destination”, Mr. Hopgood said.

“As Fiji Airways industry partners we just add the icing to the experience that Fiji Airways creates for us all the minute our guests step onto an A330”, Mr. Hopgood continued.

Outrigger on the Lagoon · Fiji was recently recognised as the Best Deluxe Accommodation in Fiji at the 2012 AON Excellence in Tourism awards, as well as the Best Fine Dining Restaurant for it’s Ivi Restaurant.

The resort prides itself on delivering all the luxury of a five star property with the unforgettable warmth only found in a traditional Fijian village.

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