Finalists for the 2022 ANZ Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards will probably be acknowledged accordingly with gold, silver and bronze at subsequent month’s gala dinner.
Describing the upcoming affair as thrilling, FETA chair Debra Sadranu defined that it was simply correct to award finalists within the 20 classes accordingly given the truth that they’ve all recovered from the wrath of the pandemic.
At a press convention in Nadi this week attended by main sponsors, Ms Sadranu additionally indicated that the judging committee members have been very impressed with the standard and wonderful commonplace of service from the varied sectors of the native tourism trade.
“This 12 months, we don’t simply have winners. We even have gold, silver and bronze winners from majority of the classes,” she mentioned.
“I feel the trade basically was so excited in regards to the prolonged classes, you already know earlier than plenty of the classes have been absorbed underneath one, so now we’ve been capable of give different trade stakeholders an added benefit that they’ve way more alternative to be shortlisted underneath their classes.
“So our submissions we had as much as 30 submissions in sure classes and that’s by far the most important quantity of submissions the awards has ever seen.”
Ms Sadranu defined the optimistic response indicated that the trade’s pleasure as a result of they’ve all so exhausting to resurrect and recuperate. She mentioned everyone seems to be simply excited to participate within the greatest celebration ever for the native tourism sector.
The Finalists of the 2022 ANZ Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards (in no explicit order)
- Dixon Seeto Tourism Chief: Rohit Chand – South Sea Cruises Robert Miller – Vatuvara Personal Islands Cynthia Rasch – Port Denarau Marina
- Rising Star: Amos Daniel – Captain Prepare dinner Cruises Shakil Zoro Bhamji – The Espresso Hub
- Cultural Tourism Champion: Mosese Lesumaisuva – Radisson Blu Rafaele Delai – Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa
- Worker Excellence in Service: Timoci Koroivuki – Shangri La Yanuca Island Irfaan Ali – Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa
- Group CSR Ecotrax Fiji Bula Espresso Vuda Marina Fiji Environmental sustainability: Barefoot Manta Resort Vatuvara Personal Islands Vatu-i-Ra Conservation Park Belief
- Lodging Finances/Hostel: Vuda Marina Cottages Likuri Island Resort South Sea Island Lodging Superior: Kaila Na Ua Resort Malolo Island Resort Barefoot Kuata Island Resort
- Lodging Deluxe: Fiji Marriot Resort Momi Bay Radisson Blu Resort Fiji Castaway Island Resort
- Lodging Luxurious: Vomo Island Resort Vatuvara Personal Islands Nanuku Resort Fiji
- Tourism Trade Assist: Port Denarau Marina Fiji Lodge Tourism Affiliation South Sea Cruises Group
- Inbound & Transport Operators: Rosie Holidays Tewaka Tour Managers n Excellence in Meals Tourism: Nanuku Resort Fiji Fiji Marriot Resort Momi Bay Vatuvara Personal Islands
- Specialised Tour Companies: River Tubing Fiji Vou Hub South Sea Crusing
- Vacation spot Advertising: Fiji Airways South Sea Cruises Group Vomo Island n Marriage ceremony Operator of the Yr: Outrigger Fiji Seaside Resort Totoka Hair
- Spa Operator of the Yr: Intercontinental Fiji Seaside Resort & Spa Six Senses Fiji Outrigger Fiji Seaside Resort
- Dive Operator of the Yr: Nai’a Cruises Whitetip Marine Journey Ocean Ventures Fiji
- C&I Operator of the Yr: Intercontinental Fiji Seaside Resort & Spa Rosie Holidays
- Coaching and Improvement: Tanoa Lodge Group Raffe Resorts & Resorts Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa