NEWS: Air NZ Dreamliner flies to Fiji

Air New Zealand this week announced it will introduce the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on the Auckland – Nadi route this summer (November – March) adding 8000 more seats to the route. When Air New Zealand’s new Boeing 787-9 lands at Nadi International Airport on November 27 it will be the first time this aircraft has operated to the Pacific Islands. Air New Zealand chief sales and commercial officer, Cam Wallace,said: “Fiji continues to be a hugely popular destination for Kiwis with the number of Kiwis travelling […]

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NEWS: FTE returns in 2015

After the success of its inaugural year in 2014, Fiji Tourism Expo (FTE), returns in 2015 with more than 150 international buyers expected to attend. The event will be held from June 16-18 at the Denarau Island Convention Centre, Fiji and is set to attract more than 250 exhibitors as well as buyers from key international markets including Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe, China, South Korea and India. FTE is scheduled to take place immediately prior to the Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) in […]

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NEWS: InterCon Fiji is ‘China-ready’

In a pro-active response to industry market trends, InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa has rolled out a ‘China-ready’ program to prep staff in how best to cater for Chinese travellers. The resort aims to promote awareness and important of the Chinese travel market, and best practices of satisfying Chinese guests to deliver a wonderful Fijian holiday. ‘China-ready’ training encompasses an overview of China, Chinese traveller profiles and characteristics, and basic Chinese language classes. “We’re thrilled to launch the ‘China-ready’ program to raise awareness about the importance of […]

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NEWS: Denarau Convention Centre opens

Final preparations are underway for the inaugural Fijian Tourism Expo, with today’s official opening of the new Denarau Island Convention Centre. The Fijian Tourism Expo (FTE) will be the first event e held in the new facility at the Sheraton Fiji Resort and provides a great opportunity to introduce the centre to both Fijian and international travel trade. “We have more than 150 international travel buyers attending FTE,” Tourism Fiji CEO, Rick Hamilton, said. “The first event to be held at the new Denarau Island Convention […]

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