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New Category For Prestigious Tourism Award

The ANZ Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards (FETA) will introduce a Hall of Fame from this year. FETA trustee Dixon Seeto revealed this during the FETA press conference at Fiji
14 Oct 2017 18:39
New Category For Prestigious Tourism Award
Vodafone chief commercial officer Ronald Prasad and Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards trustee Dixon Seeto at the Fiji Commerce Employers Federation boardroom on October 13, 2017. Photo: Maraia Vula

The ANZ Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards (FETA) will introduce a Hall of Fame from this year.

FETA trustee Dixon Seeto revealed this during the FETA press conference at Fiji Commerce and Employers Federation in Suva yesterday.

“Trustees have decided that we will have a Hall of Fame for excellent winners on a consistent basis,” Mr Seeto said.

Likuliku Lagoon Resort which has been winning the Accommodation Luxury category for the last three years would be the first to be recognised in the Hall of Fame

“This gives others a chance to have the award. There is a stand down period of two years.

“The first recipient of the Hall of Fame award is Likuliku Resort.”

Vodafone Fiji has joined as a Gold sponsor of the ANZ Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards for a two-year inaugural partnership.

“We are considering Vodafone sponsorship to assist FETA in providing mentoring services and mentorship

“People are very key to the tourism industry and training and mentoring are important.

“New sponsor is Vodafone and they are sponsoring Gold category for two years.”

Vodafone chief commercial officer Ronald Prasad sad: “We have always been a good supporter when it comes to tourism.”

Entries for the 2017 awards will close on Monday, October 23 with a huge interest already being shown by tourism operators. There are a total of 15 awards that will be given out including the prestigious Visionary and Lifetime Achievement Awards.

Edited by Ranoba Baoa

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