Useful Links

Below is a list of useful links and contacts to Government departments, national bodies, Embassies and High Commissions, etc for future reference. Just click on the listing name you wish to visit to access their website;

Government Portal – Ministers & Institution contacts

Fiji Immigration: (website temporarily unavailable)

Fiji Bureau of Statistics (FBoS) – Tourism Arrivals

Fiji Revenue & Customs Services (FRCS) – Online portal & Tax information

Industry Licenses:

Maritime & Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) – Regulations, Courses, Officials contacts

National Occupational Health & Safety Services (OHS): – Contacts, Labour Laws, Forms

Fiji Meteorological Services

Fiji Police Force – Force Directory

High Commissions/Embassies:

OTHER:

Publications:

  • EIA Guidelines for Coastal Tourism Development in PIC’s & Territories : viewed HERE
  • Economic Impact Assessment on Fiji’s Yachting Industry : viewed HERE

Fiji Dive Fiesta 2019 | Buyers

Fiji Dive Fiesta 2019 | Buyers

Welcome to Fiji’s largest in-country Dive Marketing Event ever, the Fiji Dive Fiesta!

The Fiji Dive Fiesta creates the opportunity for qualified Dive Travel Professionals to have familiarisation trips (famils) and meet the best of Fiji’s dive products, resorts and dive centres in and around the northern region of Fiji. This event is confirmed to talk place from 16th – 22nd March 2019 and is made possible through the collaboration of Fiji Airways (Fiji’s national airline carrier), Tourism Fiji and Fiji dive operators through the Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association (FHTA) Dive Committee.

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FHTA Dive Fiji EXPO 2019 | Sponsorship

FHTA Dive Fiji EXPO 2019 | Sponsorship

Bula Dive Industry Sponsors,

Welcome to Fiji’s largest in-country Dive Marketing Event ever, the FHTA Dive Fiji EXPO!

FHTA Dive Fiji EXPO 2019

This event is aimed specifically at showcasing Fiji’s awesome diving to key wholesalers and media from Fiji’s key dive source markets. The FHTA Dive Fiji EXPO has shaped up to be the biggest dive event in Fiji’s yearly calendar!

The FHTA Dive Fiji EXPO 2019 will be held on Friday, 22 March 2019 following the Tourism Fiji Dive Fiji Fiesta from 16 – 21 March 2019 in the North. This year’s FHTA Dive Fiji EXPO trade event will be held at the Sofitel Fiji Resort on Denarau in Nadi, Fiji.

Sponsorship Opportunities

To assist in a successful FHTA Dive Fiji EXPO 2019 we would like to invite you to sponsor this event.

We have 3 Levels of sponsorship this year;

  • Level 1 – F$3,000.00
  • Level 2 – F$5,000.00
  • Level 3 – F$10,000.00

Full details and sponsorship packages can be viewed HERE.

FHTA Dive Fiji EXPO 2019 | Seller Information

FHTA Dive Fiji EXPO 2019 | Seller Information

Bula Fiji Dive Industry,

Welcome to Fiji’s largest in country Dive marketing Event ever!

FHTA Dive Fiji EXPO 2019

This event is aimed specifically at showcasing Fiji’s awesome diving to key wholesalers and media from Fiji’s key dive source markets. FHTA Dive Fiji EXPO has shaped up to be the biggest dive event in Fiji’s yearly calendar 2019 could be that and more!

The FHTA Dive Fiji EXPO 2019 will be held on Friday, 22nd March 2019 at the Sofitel Fiji Resort on Denarau following the Tourism Fiji Dive Fiji Fiesta from 16th – 21st March 2019.

A tentative program can be viewed here.

Seller Information Pack

Attached below is the full Seller Information Pack which we recommend you read through carefully before filling in the registration form. The Information Pack includes;

  • Buyer Prospectus Info
  • Event Schedule
  • Registration Package
  • Accommodation Booking Details
  • Participation Terms & Conditions

Attachment:  FHTA Dive Fiji EXPO 2019_Seller Information Pack

Registration Fees

Seller registration fees are as follows;

  • FHTA Members: 1 Delegate @ F$500 VIP
  • Non-FHTA Members: 1 Delegate @ F$900 VIP

Additional Delegates/Partners are welcome at a cost of F$250 VIP which must accompany your registration form.

ERA FAMILY CARE & PARENTAL LEAVE New Provisions Reminder

ERA FAMILY CARE & PARENTAL LEAVE New Provisions Reminder

We attach our Flash Report (Issue 1 of 2019) relating to the new provisions (family care leave and parental leave) in the Employment Relations Act 2007 which came into effect on 1 January 2019.

The Flash Report is issued in summary form exclusively for the information of clients and staff of KPMG and should not be used or relied upon as a substitute for detailed advice or as a basis for formulating business decisions.

Attachment: Flash Report Issue 1 of 2019 – ERA commencement

Should you have any queries please contact your client service personnel or me.

Regards

Lisa Apted | Partner
KPMG
Level 10 BSP Suva Central | Renwick Road | Suva | Fiji
GPO Box 32 | Suva | Fiji
T +679 330 1155 | F +679 330 1312| M +679 999 6385
lapted@kpmg.com.fj

Australian tourists prefer Fiji, says Stoeckel

Australian tourists prefer Fiji, says Stoeckel

The Fiji Times – 12th October, 2018

AUSTRALIANS still prefer holidaying in Fiji despite stiff competition from destinations such as Bali, Indonesia, says Tourism Fiji CEO Matthew Stoeckel.

He made the comment during a presentation on the tourism industry at the 2018 Fiji Australia Business Forum last week.

“Through our research we know that 63 per cent of Australians say they will take a holiday to a beach or island destination in the next two years — so we’re still relevant among the considerations people make to take a holiday,” he said. Read more:

Media Release – InterContinental Fiji Wins Top Honours As Australasia’s 2018 Leading Family Resort

Media Release – InterContinental Fiji Wins Top Honours As Australasia’s 2018 Leading Family Resort

(NATADOLA, FIJI) Tuesday 9th October 2018 – InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa is honoured to be awarded as Australasia’s Leading Family Resort at the 25th prestigious 2018 Annual World Travel Awards Asia and Australasia Gala Ceremony; held on 3rd September at the InterContinental Grand Standford Hong Kong. Find more: Media Release – InterContinental Fiji Wins Top Honours As Australasia’s 2018 Leading Family Resort

HOTEC 2018 Tradeshow | Sponsorship Opportunities

HOTEC 2018 Tradeshow | Sponsorship Opportunities

HOTEC is Fiji’s biggest annual exposition by local and international suppliers to the hospitality industry whose sole purpose is to create a platform for these suppliers to show case their products and services to the local hoteliers in creating and building on business relationships and connecting with existing and potential business clients.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship is the Industry Leaders’ privilege, through which the image of the sponsoring company is enhanced and the company itself is directly connected in the event. A company’s participation in the event as a sponsor constitutes the utmost integrated means for an effective presentation of the company. Moreover, by selecting the appropriate sponsorship category, the sponsors reinforce their message to the visitors and the whole intended audience of the exhibition as it makes their stand more popular and fully differentiate themselves from the competitors.

Sponsorship Categories
Monetary Sponsors:

  • Gold – exclusively to one company: $25,000
  • Silver – open to two companies: $10,000
  • Bronze – open to 3 companies: $5,000

Product Partners: (contact the event coordinator for any of the following)

  • Media Partner
  • Sound System Partner
  • Entertainment
  • Bottled Water Provider

Download your copy of the HOTEC Sponsorship Package_2018 and see how you can get your business involved TODAY!!

For more information please contact the Cheryl Chow-Fong – Event Coordinator on +679 330 2980 or email to admin@fhta.com.fj.

HOTEC 2018 Tradeshow | Extra Delegates

HOTEC 2018 Tradeshow | Extra Delegates

Register for an Extra Delegate

Bring the team at only $650 per person (FJD)

Extra Delgate Packages include;

● 1 x additional chair per additional delegate
● 1 x Delegate Name Badge per delegate
● Morning Tea, Lunch & Afternoon Tea for the 2 day trade show
● Access to all free events associated with HOTEC 2018
● 1 x Ticket for the Networking Cocktail on the final evening Read more

HOTEC 2018 Tradeshow | Exhibitors

HOTEC 2018 Tradeshow | Exhibitors

EXHIBIT

Fiji’s largest trade event for the tourism and hospitality sectors, HOTEC, takes place from 1st to 2nd November 2018 at the Sheraton Fiji Resort on Denarau, Fiji.

The event is an unparalleled opportunity for local and international business people in the hospitality, equipment, food & beverage, food service, and packaging industries to scope local markets, establish new trade relationships and broaden their presence within Fiji.

Show highlights include its scope, with approximately 30 national and international exhibitors in the largest convention space in Fiji cementing its place as the premier opportunity to exhibit to those who matter. A floor space stretching across a total area of 18,891 sq ft (1,755m²), HOTEC will boast exhibitors relevant to all aspects of the hospitality, food service and, hotel and accommodation industry.

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Dry Spell Alert

Dry Spell Alert

Disaster Management Office, 31 August, 2018 – This email serves to inform you on  the current dry weather condition.

  • The Meteorological Drought Information Bulletin issued by the Fiji Meteorological Service on August 3rd indicated July 2018 was significantly drier than normal across the Western Division and majority of the Northern division. The dry conditions extends to cover islands in the Eastern Division including Vunisea, Matuku and Lakeba that experienced less than half the normal rainfall recorded.
  • The Fiji Meteorological Service has put forward a Meteorological drought Watch that expands to cover 3-months timescale after drier than normal July. Meteorological Watch basically means that rainfall generally fall within the lowest 40% but excluding the lowest 25% of the historical record.
·        Timescale Sites in Meteorological Drought Sites in Meteorological Drought Warning Status Sites in Meteorological Drought Watch
3-month Labasa Airport, Penang Mill and Rotuma Matei Airfield and Seaqaqa Navua, Nacocolevu, Monasavu, Savusavu and Lakeba
6-month Matei Airfield, Savusavu Airfield and Rotuma Navua
12-month Savusavu Airfield Matei Airfield Rotuma

Source: Fiji Meteorological Service Climate Division.

  • The Divisional Commissioners are closely monitoring the situation on the ground. The NDMO requests clusters and partners to be prepared for emergency response upon request should there be a drought declared. For now water authority and commissioner’s office are carting water to the affected areas. We will keep you informed on the situation

Respectfully, for your information and necessary actions.

Further queries contact:

Prishika Nadan | A/SAO
National Disaster Management Office | Headquarters
Ministry of Rural & Maritime Development, National Disaster Management & Meteorological Services
3313400/ 3216450
info.mrmd@govnet.gov.fj