Building a legacy

Building a legacy

Fiji Times Thursday 30 March 2017  WHEN Rosie Whitton scored her first job as a tour consultant with Hunts Travel at Nadi International Airport in the 1960s, she had little inkling that a decade and a half later, she would be starting her own business.

She never even imagined that Rosie Tours, the company she set up, would one day transform from a one-desk company into a multi-facetted colossus.

From its very humble beginnings, Rosie Tours would become Rosie Holidays and branch out into transfers, rental cars, resorts, a travel academy and pioneer charter flights to the lucrative Chinese market.

Rosie and her husband Roy were pioneers. They had established Fiji’s first nightclub that had a restaurant. The hangout was called the Fijiana.

It was best described by musicians of note as the place to play in the entire Western Division.  Read more…