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This is a tough question and one that all local employers will need to traverse in the near future when a COVID-19 vaccine is rolled out in Australia. The vaccine has been announced as voluntary by the Federal Government, leaving employers with ambiguity as to whether they can force an employee to be vaccinated. This event is relevant for HR, Safety and Risk practitioners, in addition to C-Suite and Directors. Click here for more information or below to register for…Find out more »
With the global spread of COVID19, the travel industry is facing an unprecedented crisis. To help industry leaders navigate their response strategy and communicate to their stakeholders and communities, Destination Analysts is fielding a weekly survey of 1,200+ American leisure and business travelers, representing each region of the U.S. These timely insights into feelings and behaviors related to travel will provide important data to gauge the pandemic’s changing impact on travel as a lifestyle priority, as well as when travel…Find out more »
The trend of remote workers and digital nomads was on rise over the last 5 years, but has accelerated dramatically due to the pandemic. This virtual session features presentations from speakers representing destinations across the world that have the potential to adapt their economies through the substantial global growth in remote work, including ways in which these destinations are actively engaged in attracting remote workers. This discussion will cover not only the opportunity for tapping into this new market but…Find out more »
This is to help tourism operators continue to build knowledge and provide practical skills and tools to understand their businesses current financial position in preparation for international travel resuming. PTI Australia is providing this training free of charge and has partnered with a leading financial advisor to provide content tailored to Pacific tourism operators. Session Overview: Topic 1: Financial Reporting Tools & How They Can help you Analyse and Understand your Business issues Topic 2: How To Prepare a Simple Cashflow Forecast…Find out more »
The IFAC International Code of Ethics recognises that the objectives of the Accounting profession are to work to the highest standards of professionalism, to attain the highest level of performance and generally to meet the public interest. The Fiji Institute of Accountants (FIA) Council have endorsed that every two years ethics training should be provided by the Institute. Ethics is an important topic given the high demand of standards of professionalism is required of Accountants when providing Accounting services to…Find out more »
Panel with Dr. Robert Passikoff of BrandKey and Dr. Elinor Garely, eTN New York Do you always make reservations at a Marriott, fly on Delta, spend holidays in Bermuda (at the same hotel) and drink Coke while chomping on a Big Mac? If you are buying the same products/services – all the time, corporations are likely to identify you as a loyal customer. The question is – are you really so satisfied with the selections that you do not stray…Find out more »
Join the discussion with Nancy Barkley. Newly launched Wedding and Honeymoon Interest Group to support one another by navigating new ideas, sharing information, and finding new ways to collectively bring the wedding and honeymoon tourism industry back stronger in this new reality. Destination weddings and honeymoons encompass so many in the tourism industry, we need to reconnect, re-invent, and inspire each other during these unprecedented times. Let us discuss what is working, what is not, share tips and strategies and…Find out more »
As part of Pacific Trade Invest Australia's E-Commerce Connector Series you are invited to take part in PTI Australia’s Social Media Masterclass – delivered via zoom focusing on how Facebook and Instagram can drive sales. This free training is being delivered in partnership with Investment Fiji and will be presented by Heather Porter, a social media expert who specializes in helping businesses grow online by optimizing their social media marketing. The session will be delivered via zoom, to take part…Find out more »
In-conversation with Caleb Jarvis (Trade & Investment Commissioner, Pacific Trade Invest Australia), Liana Scott (General Manager Muri Beach Club Hotel and President of the Cook Islands Tourism Industry Council), Minoru Nishi (Managing Director, Nishi Trading Co. Tonga) and Catherine E Papani (Acting Business Development Management/CEO, Niue Chamber of Commerce) – Moderated by Dr Tess Newton Cain, Adjunct Associate Professor, Pacific Hub, Griffith Asia Institute.
The COVID-19 outbreak has caused an economic slowdown impacting millions of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) around the world, including the Pacific region.
To understand the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on the Pacific’s private sector from May 2020 Pacific Trade Invest (PTI) conducted a regular survey Pacific Business Monitor to track the ongoing effects COVID-19 was having on businesses across the Pacific and have released their findings in a new report. The panel will look at the findings of the report and bring personal perspectives of the ongoing realities facing businesses in the Pacific.
Hosted by Griffith Asia Institute's Pacific Hub and Pacific Trade Invest AustraliaFind out more »
The Fiji Institute of Accountants (FIA) is running the first event in their Women in Leadership 2021 series and registrations are open for interested participants. Guest Speaker: Dr Aalisha Sahu Khan, Head of Health Protection - Ministry of Health and Medical Services Panelists: Fay Yee – Partner, Fay Yee & Co Carol Watkins – General Manager Operations, Pacific Centrecom (Fiji) Limited Pravinesh Singh – President of the FIA VENUE: Matua Room, Grand Pacific Hotel, Suva DATE: Friday 05 March 2021…Find out more »