Sheraton Fiji Resorts March into the Festive Season

Sheraton Fiji Resorts March into the Festive Season

Friday 2 December: On Denarau Island, the Sheraton Fiji Golf & Beach Resort turned up the beat with Sheraton Denarau Villas to host a grand-scale festive celebration of live entertainment and generous gift-giving yesterday.

More than 200 VIPs and guests enjoyed an exciting menu of Christmas-themed cocktails and canapés to ring in the Festive Season celebrations. The festivities kicked off at 12 noon with the Republic of Fiji Military Forces marching band entertaining guests throughout the afternoon.

As part of the Resort’s community program, the Navatulevu Methodist Church Choir from Narewa Village were engaged for the sunset Christmas tree lighting event where resort guests were further treated to jovial Christmas carols followed by gift-giving from Santa. The highlight of the evening was the spectacular Christmas tree lighting ceremony officiated by the Marriott International Vice President – Pacific Islands, Mr Neeraj Chadha, which featured beautifully decorated trees displayed as upturned chandeliers from the lobby ceilings that had guests gazing at its majestic grandeur.

The day’s festivities also included anniversary celebrations of the reopening of Fiji’s international border. In his opening comments, Marriott International Vice President Pacific Islands Mr Neeraj Chadha said, ‘Exactly one year ago, Fiji opened its international border to our international visitors after being closed for two years. Four months later, the stunning new beating heart of Fiji was opened.”

He continued, “Christmas is an important time for family and friends to come together for celebration, enjoyment and sharing goodwill with one another. We are grateful to our Business Partners who have been supportive during the pandemic and thank our loyal guests for choosing to stay with us. We’ve built our little Sheraton Community that is growing quickly as our Associates display the spirit to take care of guests.”

In the true holiday spirit, the Resort also had a grand, traditional-inspired edible Gingerbread Bure made from 123kg of cookie dough and decorative candy, led by the Pastry team in collaboration with the Resort Engineering team to build a towering at 4.8m2 that took over 5 days to make.

The evening ended with a Christmas medley performance from VOU Dance Fiji and upbeat entertainment by the Nalaga Band.

The Sheraton Resort & Spa, Tokoriki Island Fiji located in the Mamanuca Islands also held its Christmas Tree Lighting celebration yesterday with a beautifully decorated Christmas tree featuring red ribbon bows and silver, gold & blue filigree decorations and carols sung by the village choir.

All the resorts have a vibrant, colourful and exciting calendar for the festive season.