The rebound in Fiji tourism has again exposed a vulnerability that an upcoming tourism investment summit seeks to address; the shortage of rooms to meet projected arrivals.
Citing Fiji Airways’ forecasts and new route plans, plus other independent assessments of arrivals, Tourism Fiji’s Chief Executive Officer, Brent Hill notes, “We’re probably somewhere between 4-5000 rooms short.”
Hill says there are close to “half-a-billion dollars worth of projects alone that are close to kicking off very soon in Denarau and the Yasawas, but when we look at the pipeline, [we’re . . .