FHTA Board of Directors 2019 – 2020

Following the untimely passing of the late Dixon Seeto, the Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association Board of Directors stand as follows;

FHTA Board of Directors 2019-2020

The FHTA Board of Directors for 2019-2020 are:

  • Brian Kirsch, Robinson Crusoe Island Resort – Acting President
  • Tammie Tam, Warwick Hotels and Resorts – Vice President
  • Tarun Patel, Vision Investment Ltd (Hilton Fiji/DoubleTree Resort Sonaisali Island/Tadrai) – Vice President
  • Peter Gee, Grand Pacific Hotel – Treasurer
  • Nick Darling, Volivoli Beach Resort
  • Anthony Acland, Captain Cook Cruises
  • Allan Gortan, Paradise Taveuni Resort
  • Patrick Wong, Viwa Island Resort
  • Narend Kumar, Tanoa Hotel Group
  • Neeraj Chadha, Marriott International Inc. (Fiji Marriott/Sheraton/Westin)
  • Steven Andrews, Castaway Island, Fiji
  • Francis Lee, Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa
  • Vincent Macquet, Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa

Executive Committee (ExCom)

  • Brian Kirsch, Robinson Crusoe Island Resort – Acting President
  • Tarun Patel, Vision Investment Ltd (Hilton Fiji/DoubleTree Resort Sonaisali/Tadrai) – Vice President
  • Tammie Tam, Warwick Hotels & Resorts – Vice President
  • Peter Gee, Grand Pacific Hotel – Treasurer
  • Neeraj Chadha, Marriott International Inc. (Fiji Marriott/Sheraton/Westin)
  • Nick Darling, Volivoli Beach Resort

In addition, ExCom also oversee the Membership, Policy & Legal and FRCS Subcommittees.

Sub Committees

MARKETING PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
Brian Kirsch [Chair] – Robinson Crusoe Island Resort Patrick Wong [Chair] – Viwa Island Resort
Nick Darling – Volivoli Beach Resort Tammie Tam – Warwick Hotels & Resorts
Patrick Wong – Viwa Island Resort Brian Kirsch – Robinson Crusoe Island Resort
Steven Andrews – Castaway Island, Fiji Nick Darling – Volivoli Beach Resort
Vincent Macquet – Sofitel Fiji Resort Francis Lee – Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa
HUMAN RESOURCES/INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS (HR/IR) DOMESTIC TRANSPORT
Brian Kirsch [Chair] – Robinson Crusoe Island Resort Allan Gortan [Chair] – Paradise Taveuni
Tammie Tam – Warwick Hotels & Resorts Stuart Gow – Resort Support
Patrick Wong – Viwa Island Resort Justin Hunter – The Pearl Shack
Tarun Patel – Vision Investments Ltd [Hilton Fiji/DoubleTree Sonaisali/Tadrai]
Narend Kumar – Tanoa Hotel Group MARINE OPERATORS (includes Surf)
Neeraj Chadha – Marriott International Inc. [Marriott/Sheraton/Westin] Nick Darling [Chair] – Volivoli Beach Resort
David Jamieson – Yacht Help
ENVIRONMENT Cynthia Rasch – Port Denarau Marina
Nick Darling [Chair] – Volivoli Beach Resort Adam Wade – Vuda Marina Ltd
Patrick Wong – Viwa Island Resort Uri Kurop – Denarau Surf Dive N Ski
Steven Andrews – Castaway Island, Fiji
DIVE (DiveComm)
FEFHA MANAGEMENT Nick Darling [Chair] – Volivoli Beach Resort
Tarun Patel [Chair] – Vision Investments Ltd [Hilton Fiji/DoubleTree Sonaisali/Tadrai] Mike Agnew – Viti Water Sports
Peter Gee – Grand Pacific Hotel Allan Gortan – Paradise Taveuni
Stuart Gow – Resort Support

CEO is an ex-officio member of each subcommittee