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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Honours Those Who Help

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Honours Those Who Help
The stakeholders during the dinner at The Westin on Wednesday night. Photo: WAISEA NASOKIA
March 06
09:52 2015

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Fijian management team hosted stakeholders to a Chinese banquet in appreciation of their contribution for their business on Wednesday night.

The event was part of the Chinese New Year celebration as this year held at Starwood’s branded resort, The Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa. This year marks the Year of the Goat.

Guests included those from staff from Fiji Airways, Rosie Holidays, Tourism Fiji, Pacific Destinations, and tour operators associated with the Chinese tourism market.

Hotel manager Scott MacDonald said the event marks another promising partnership with tour operators.

“This is a thank you to our wonderful family including Fiji Airways, Rosie Holidays and many other tour operators,” Mr MacDonald said.

“Over the years the Chinese business is growing in Fiji and we need to maintain that as a tourism destination to cater for the need of the Chinese markets.”

The guests were treated to invited were treated to Cantonese cuisine by award winning Chef Yeung Kim Ming Jacky from its Starwood’s sister property in Hong Kong, Le M’eridien Cyberport Hotel.

Chef Yeung is in the country to train Starwood Fijian properties’ local chefs on on authentic Chinese dishes and how they are prepared.

In addition, two guest relations personnel from China are now based at Sheraton Fiji Resort and The Westin to cater for increasing guest list from the Chinese market.

Feedback:  waisean@fijisun.com.fj

 

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