Fiji Budget Debate: Bainivalu says tourism will be supported

“While the coalition government is making efforts to diversify the economy, we will still take care of tourism,” was the word from Assistant Minister for Tourism and Civil Aviation, Alitia Bainivalu in

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Tourism continues to buoy Fiji’s economy, but inflation still 5.2%

The Reserve Bank of Fiji says the country’s economy continues to buck international trends on the back of a “marked recovery in tourism.” In November 2022, more than 560,700 international visitors arrived in Fiji,

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One year on: Fiji’s tourism sector ‘exceeding expectations’

Fiji’s tourism sector leaders are celebrating the one-year anniversary of Fiji’s reopening to tourists, having seen over half a million tourists visit the nation since December 1, 2021. Covid-19 ravaged Fiji’s

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Fiji’s tourism comeback

But concerns remain over Pacific-wide labour shortages Travellers now want authentic and immersive vacation experiences, an analyst from international consulting firm Twenty31, told the recent Fiji Tourism Expo. Oliver

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Fiji: tourism up, but so is inflation

The Reserve Bank of Fiji Governor says despite uncertain prospects for the global economy, the recovery of Fiji’s tourism industry is providing momentum for domestic economic growth. However he has also flagged that

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Fiji business briefs: BSP, Pleass, Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association

Bank of South Pacific (BSP) plans to list on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). BSP has given notice of its intention to change its constitution to allow for dual listing in Australia as well as its current

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Fiji faced with a potential US$608 million tourism loss

Fiji is looking at a potential loss of F$1.4 billion (US$608 million) in tourism earnings as global travel grinds to a halt by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. This is according to a recent assessment by the ANZ Bank

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Tourism Fiji postpones Bulanaires in New Zealand

By Samantha Magick Tourism Fiji says it is postponing the implementation of its Bulanaires campaign in New Zealand. “Tourism Fiji sends our deepest condolences and sympathies to everyone in New Zealand impacted by the

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Tourism Fiji video gaffe worsens

By Anish Chand Tourism Fiji’s global brand agency, Saatchi & Saatchi New Zealand says it was not involved in the production of the promotional video that caused an uproar in Fiji over the wrong translation of

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Ro Teimumu blasts Tourism Fiji video blunder

By Samisoni Pareti Fiji’s leader of opposition has expressed outrage at the embarrassing blunder by Tourism Fiji overnight when it posted a video that labels the church as the Fijian meaning of the word ‘toilet.’

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Spartan Fiji aims to double participants, economic impact in 2024

Spartan Race CEO Russell Nelms hopes to double the number of people participating in the Fiji event this year, and its value to the local economy. Russell Helms says the event injected FJ$6.2 million into the economy in

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Fiji Business Briefs

Fiji Cabinet approves review of national minimum wage Fiji’s Cabinet has given the greenlight to a review of the national minimum wage and will also assess job classifications. The review will include a number of

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