Photo Caption: Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course, Host Venue of the Fiji International 2015. PHOTO:SUPPLIED
Total (Fiji) Ltd will again provide all the fuel requirements for Fiji’s biggest sporting event, the Fiji International, after re-signing as the Official Fuel provider for the event to be held at Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course from October 15 – 18 this year.
“We are very happy to continue our sponsorship of the Fiji International in 2015. Total is committed to the development of Fiji and we see the Fiji International as a great platform to promote golf tourism in Fiji to the world. It is our pleasure to be a part of an event that is aiming to bring more in bound golf tourists to Fiji through their various promotional activities.” Said Martin J McCarthy, Managing Director of Total (Fiji) Ltd.
“We look forward to working together with the Fiji International team in ensuring that this year’s event is bigger and better than its inaugural tournament in 2014 and encouraging as many of our domestic consumers to be a part of this great event.” added Mr. McCarthy.
Total (Fiji) Ltd, is the latest in a string of partners to support the Fijian Government’s drive to increase golf tourism through the Fiji International including the Intercontinental Golf & Spa Resort, Natadola, Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course, Paradise Beverages (Fiji) Ltd and Coca-Cola.
“Having Total (Fiji) Ltd, back on board is another boost for the Fiji International. Local business partners such as Total are essential to the successful hosting of an event which is the size and scale of the Fiji International.” Said Matt Porm, Head of Commercial for the Fiji International.
In a large market where established multinational oil companies are leaving, TOTAL is expanding its operations. Today, TOTAL operates and distributes petroleum products in the South Pacific (Fiji, Tonga, New Caledonia, Wallis & Futuna, Kiribati, Western Samoa, French Polynesia and Papua New Guinea). TOTAL is the largest Major Oil Company operating in the Pacific after the withdrawal of Shell from Fiji, Tonga and Western Samoa in 2006 and the withdrawal of BP in 2009. Today, TOTAL has significant assets in the Pacific Region.