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Let’s Go Local: Beachcomber Island For Ram Rajend

“I started working at Nadi International Airport with Qantas in 1971." “Then I moved to Air Terminal Services (Fiji) Limited (ATS), it was a good journey." “I was the passenger services manager then I moved on to cargo/ramp handling.
10 Dec 2021 10:00
Let’s Go Local: Beachcomber Island For Ram Rajend
Beachcomber Island Resort in the Mamanucas with inset: Ram Rajend,

If you have any questions about handling cargo freights whether it’s sea or land,  will tell you.

The managing, Sales and Marketing director at Corporate Freight Services (Fiji) Limited is originally from Nadi.

He is the Customs Brokers & Forwarders Council of Fiji (CBFCF) chairman.

 

“I started working at Nadi International Airport with Qantas in 1971.”

“Then I moved to Air Terminal Services (Fiji) Limited (ATS), it was a good journey.”

“I was the passenger services manager then I moved on to cargo/ramp handling.

“For eight years I worked to the level of cargo manager.”

“I saw some opportunities in cargo because in the passengers side it was largely clerical work. So I decided to take an early retirement.”

 

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Later Mr Rajend decided to open his own business, Corporate Freight Services Fiji Limited.

“I have worked for 20 years in this industry.”

“My company’s head office in Nadi and our sea-freight is in Suva.”

“I also have a branch in New Zealand.”

 

 

Aerial view of Namena Marine Reserve and Coral Reefs, Namena Island, southeast of Vanua Levu.

Aerial view of Namena Marine Reserve and Coral Reefs, Namena Island, southeast of Vanua Levu.

How many places have you visited around Fiji?
I have been round Viti Levu and Vanua Levu.

My business has kind of forced me to travel a lot.

 

Scenic helicopter flight by Heli-Tours over Denarau Island, Nadi.

Scenic helicopter flight by Heli-Tours over Denarau Island, Nadi.

What is the one place in Fiji you would take visitors?
Nadi.

It has grown as a town.

It also has so many interesting recreational sites that people should visit.

 

Coffee Hub is located in the Essence Of Fiji building, next to Mobil service station, Nadi Back Road . The cafe and lounge is operated by the well known Barista “Zoro”. It has easy parking and amazing coffee.

Coffee Hub is located in the Essence Of Fiji building, next to Mobil service station, Nadi Back Road . The cafe and lounge is operated by the well known Barista “Zoro”. It has easy parking and amazing coffee.

What is your favourite place for coffee/pie?
The Coffee Hub.

It has the best coffee, drinks and pastries.

It is a good place to have meetings.

 

Beachcomber Island Resort.

Beachcomber Island Resort.

What is your favourite backyard spot, and why?
Beachcomber Island Resort in the Mamanuca Islands.

 

Guest enjoying Lavena Coastal Walk in Taveuni.

Guest enjoying Lavena Coastal Walk in Taveuni.

What is one place in Fiji that remains on your bucket list?
Taveuni, I must go there because I have heard a lot of exciting stories about it.

Tavoro Falls, Taveuni.

Tavoro Falls, Taveuni.

 

Feedback: maraia.vula@fijisun.com.fj



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