The Sheraton Fiji Golf and Beach Resort officially opened its renovated $78.9 million resort on Friday evening. At a press conference, Sheraton Fiji Golf and Beach Resort Complex General Manager Neeraj Chadha said it was an emotional moment for them.
Left to right: Joel Abraham, Managing Director of the Fiji Competition and Consumer Commission, Regional Vice President Australia, New Zealand and Pacific for Marriott International Sean Hunt, President of Fiji, Ratu Wiliame Katonivere, Vice President Timeshare Neeraj Chadha and Hotel Manager at Sheraton Fiji Golf and Beach Resort on May 27, 2022. Photo: Waisea Nasokia.
The Sheraton Fiji Golf and Beach Resort has officially opened its $78.9 million station renovated on Friday evening.
At a press conference, Sheraton Fiji Golf and Beach Resort Complex General Manager Neeraj Chadha said it was an emotional moment for them.
Mr Chadha said it took a long time to come.
“You walk around where you see happy faces and lots of associates who enjoy working here,” Mr. Chadha said.
“Upgraded rooms, excellent restaurants, excellent public spaces.”
“Our people work at Sheraton and that includes our core value of putting people first, they have the best facilities available to them, the best resources available to them.”
He said the tourism recovery team had worked tirelessly to ensure the resort opened to take care of customers.
“Fiji is open to happiness,” he added.
Marriott International’s Regional Vice President for Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, Sean Hunt, said the 34-year-old resort brings happiness to everyone.
Mr Hunt said bookings were increasing.
“I can tell you that across the system, bookings are incredibly strong,” he said.
“It’s a time of celebration, everyone is really excited, the FNPF is our key partner.”
Attorney General and Economy Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum congratulated the team on the successful opening of the complex.
The AG said that from an economic perspective and from the perspective of protecting overall growth in the tourism sector, openness was of critical importance to Fiji’s economy.
“For us it is extremely important from a strategic point of view to ensure that we have very good timings with our flag carrier which is Fiji Airways, that they also continue to open up the markets,” he said. he declares.
“There are more opportunities to enter new source markets.”
“Many more opportunities for tourists to enjoy Fiji more to get them to spend more money in Fiji when we have low activity, low participation eg local economy, villages, tours, c is really important to us.”
Fiji Competition and Consumer Commission CEO Joel Abraham said the reopenings meant a fresh start.
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