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‘Warwick Fiji is Growing’

GDS is a computerised network system owned or operated by a company that enables transactions between travel industry service providers, mainly airlines, hotels, car rental companies, and travel agencies.
23 Aug 2022 13:11
‘Warwick Fiji is Growing’
Warwick Fiji Resort manager, Goktan Kavak. Photo: Selita Rabuku

Innovation is a must now for every industry says Warwick Fiji resort manager, Goktan Kavak. The hotel is now investing in more innovative changes, especially technologies.

“The world is digitizing and most hotels are investing in software and digital systems,” Mr Kavak said.

Warwick Fiji is now investing on Global distribution system (GDS).

GDS is a computerised network system owned or operated by a company that enables transactions between travel industry service providers, mainly airlines, hotels, car rental companies, and travel agencies.

“After COVID, everything changed, work power, labour, technology, every single way of business changed,” he said.

 

Resort capacity

The resort is currently renovating 50 rooms and once that’s done, another 50 will be renovated. This is to cater for the demand within the next few months.

Mr Kavak said ever since he arrived two months ago, and for the next two to three months, the hotel had been fully booked.

“Tourists are thirsty to travel to other places and spend time with their families to cover the period they lost to COVID.”

“Every day we have more than 500 guests and all of them deserve good services, that’s why I am here,” he said.

“More rooms and more facilities will be available to the people soon and we will have more attractive options for the people.”

The resort also has plans to open other hotels in the country.

 

Staffing

At the moment, Warwick Fiji employs more than 200 people. Almost 95 per cent locals.

Mr Kavak said the resort needed to increase the number because of its occupancy rate.

“We have qualified, professional workers and we collect as many hoteliers as possible to give the best services to our guests.”

“Travel agencies sell dreams and it is our job as hotel industries to make these dreams come true.”

Mr Kavak said, while the resort was still in its recovery phase, it was clear that it was growing.

 

Feedback: selita.bolanavanua@fijisun.com.fj



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