FHTA Board of Directors 2017/2018

The 52nd FHTA Annual General Meeting was held at the Radisson Blu Resort Fiji in Denarau on Friday, 9 June 2017.

The meeting was well represented by Members of the Association where the Chair and Chief Executive Officer briefed the Members on what the Board had accomplished, and were addressing, on their behalf.

FHTA Board of Directors 2017/2018

The FHTA Board of Directors for 2017/2018 are:

  • Dixon Seeto, Hexagon Group of Hotels – President
  • Brian Kirsch, Robinson Crusoe Island Resort – Vice President
  • Anthony Acland, Captain Cook Cruises – Vice President
  • Peter Gee, Grand Pacific Hotel – Treasurer
  • Gerard Knight, Radisson Blu Resort Fiji
  • William Whiting, Treasure Island Resort
  • Ravinder Dhesi, Sheraton Resorts Denarau
  • Tarun Patel, Vision Group Ltd (Hilton Fiji/DoubleTree Resort Sonaisali Island)
  • Peter Hopgood, Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort
  • Craig Powell, Fiji Resorts Ltd (Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa)
  • Tammie Tam, Warwick Hotels and Resorts
  • Robert Ring, Tokoriki Island Resort
  • Allan Gortan, Paradise Taveuni Resort
  • Patrick Wong, Mana Island Resort & Spa
  • Andrew Davidson, InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa
  • Nick Darling, Volivoli Beach Resort

Executive Committee (ExCom)

  • Dixon Seeto – FHTA President , Hexagon Group of Hotels
  • Brian Kirsch, Robinson Crusoe Island Resort – Vice President
  • Anthony Acland, Captain Cook Cruises – Vice President
  • Gerard Knight, Radisson Blu Resort Fiji
  • Craig Powell, Fiji Resorts Ltd (Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa)
  • Peter Gee, Grand Pacific Hotel – Treasurer

In addition, the ExCom also handles Law & Order and Policy & Legal.

Dive Sub-Committee (DiveComm)

  • Allan Gortan, Paradise Taveuni Resort – Chair
  • Nick Darling, Volivoli Beach Resort
  • Mike Agnew, Viti Watersports
  • Stuart Gow, Resort Support
  • Richard Akhtar, Matava Resort

Domestic Transport Sub-Committee

  • Allan Gortan, Paradise Taveuni Resort – Chair
  • Anthony Acland, Captain Cook Cruises
  • Stuart Gow, Resort Support
  • Justin Hunter, J Hunter Pearls Fiji

Environment Sub-Committee

  • Craig Powell, Fiji Resorts Ltd (Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa) – Chair
  • Anthony Acland, Captain Cook Cruises
  • Peter Hopgood, Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort
  • Nick Darling, Volivoli Beach Resort
  • Andrew Davidson, InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa
  • Helen Sykes, Resort Support (Seconded)

FEFHA Management Committee

  • Tarun Patel, Vision Group Ltd – Chair
  • Dixon Seeto, Hexagon Group of Hotels – President
  • Fantasha Lockington, FHTA Secretariat – CEO

FRCA Sub-Committee

  • Dixon Seeto, Hexagon Group of Hotels – Chair
  • Tammie Tam, Warwick Hotels and Resorts
  • Brian Kirsch, Robinson Crusoe Island Resort
  • Gerard Knight, Radisson Blu Resort Fiji
  • Anthony Acland, Captain Cook Cruises
  • Peter Gee, Grand Pacific Hotel
  • Tarun Patel, Vision Group Ltd

Human Resources/Industrial Relations (HR/IR)Sub-Committee

  • Brian Kirsch, Robinson Crusoe Island Resort – Chair
  • Gerard Knight, Radisson Blu Resort Fiji
  • Tammie Tam, Warwick Hotels and Resorts
  • Patrick Wong, Mana Island Resort & Spa
  • Tarun Patel, Vision Group Ltd

Marine Operators Sub-Committee

  • Anthony Acland, Captain Cook Cruises – Chair
  • Nick Darling, Volivoli Beach Resort
  • Cynthia Rasch, Port Denarau
  • David Jamieson, Yacht Help
  • Dylan Fish, Tavarua Island Resort
  • Ian Muller, Fiji Surf
  • John Philip, Vuda Marina
  • Scott O’Connor, Namotu Island Resort
  • Will Moffat, Musket Cove Island Resort

In addition, the Marine Operators Sub-Committee also handles Surf.

Marketing Sub-Committee

  • Brian Kirsch, Robinson Crusoe Island Resort – Chair
  • Gerard Knight, Radisson Blu Resort Fiji
  • William Whiting, Treasure Island Resort
  • Craig Powell, Fiji Resorts Ltd (Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa)
  • Nick Darling, Volivoli Beach Resort
  • Patrick Wong, Mana Island Resort & Spa

Membership Sub-Committee

  • Peter Hopgood, Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort – Chair (CCC)
  • Andrew Davidson, InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa (FHTAW)
  • Robert Ring, Tokoriki Island Resort  (MFHTA)
  • Viola Koch, Dolphin Bay Divers Retreat (TTA)
  • Justin Hunter, The Pearl Shack (STA)

Proprietory Rights Sub-Committee

  • Craig Powell, Fiji Resorts Ltd (Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa) – Chair
  • Tammie Tam, Warwick Hotels and Resorts
  • Brian Kirsch, Robinson Crusoe Island Resort
  • Anthony Acland, Captain Cook Cruises
  • Nick Darling, Volivoli Beach Resort
  • Patrick Wong, Mana Island Resort & Spa

* CEO Fantasha Lockington, FHTA Secretariat, sits on all Sub Committees