Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards, 30 September 2019 – Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards (FETA) has announced the theme for 2019 ANZ FETA event as “Celebrating Tourism Excellence in People and Product”.
FETA Chairman Bill Whiting said the theme was fitting of the overall objective of FETA, continuing on the journey of excellence in our tourism industry.
“ANZ FETA is held each year to celebrate our tourism industry’s success, to celebrate the success of our people, to celebrate our product and to celebrate excellence in tourism. Our theme “Celebrating Tourism Excellence in People and Product” has been very aptly chosen for the 2019 ANZ FETA event. It also supports the theme for World Tourism Day – Tourism and jobs: a better future for all,” Whiting explained.
“Tourism continues to play a vital role in our economy and will continue to do so. Achieving excellence in our tourism industry further enhances the appeal of Fiji as a destination of choice over other countries. FETA continues to recognise and highlight outstanding properties, services, and individuals in the industry.”
FETA also announced Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa as the host venue for the 2019 ANZ FETA event which will be held on Saturday March 14, 2020.
“We would like to warmly welcome on board Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa who joins our family of sponsors. Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa will be our host venue for the 2019 ANZ FETA and this will be the first time for this event to be held in March. Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa is going
through a major refurbishment. When the 2019 ANZ FETA will be hosted, our guests will get to experience their new ball room,” Whiting added.
Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa General Manager Vincent Macquet said “we were humbled to have been chosen by FETA for the up and coming ANZ Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards. The event is truly a celebration for the industry. We look forward to showcase our rejuvenated facilities at this prestigious event.”
The deadline for the 2019 ANZ FETA has been extended to October 15 giving more time to the tourism industry to make their submissions.
A record number of entries have been registered in all categories showing the huge interest in the 2019 ANZ FETA.
There are 13 Award Categories which will be given out on March 14 together with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement and Visionary Award.