Rules and Conditions of Entry

For reference purposes when submitting an entry

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  • Application Entries must be submitted online
  • Please read the criteria for the award carefully
  • The minimum information required in the Criteria Assessment section of your category must be supplied in the format required
  • Supporting evidence & information can then be referenced as relevant & attached to your submission in any format that you choose
  • Strict word counts apply as laid out in the Criteria Assessment section of your category
  • Each category will be judged on key criteria. Each criteria being worth points as noted & points will be awarded on ALL information supplied
  • Unanswered criteria will attract zero points
  • Applicants are required to note if the required criteria is not relevant to their operation & why, or if they are restricted from providing information
  • The decisions of the ANZ Fiji Excellence in Tourism Award Judging Panel & its Trustees are final.
  • All information submitted is strictly confidential & assessed only by the Judging Panel
  • The judging panel consists of a Head Judge and expert judges for each category that judges all applications. The Secretariat and Action Team have NO involvement in the judging of submissions
  • All submissions will be judged per the criteria as detailed in the Category criteria and on supporting documentation relating to the criteria
  • Site visits will be made before final judging. The purpose of a visit is to assess the business being short listed & for verification of claims that may be made within the submission
  • Applicants are under no obligation to offer a free experience of their product in their application & unless there are specific logistic requirements (ie special transportation arrangements), visits by judges will not be announced prior to, or declared on arrival to management
  • You are required to sign the disclaimer and submit it with your application entry
  • By entering the ANZ Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards, you authorise the use &/or reproduction of images provided in relation to any editorial/advertising purposes initiated in conjunction with the Awards.
  • Under no circumstances will judges be held responsible for any comment, viewpoint or expression, whether expressed or implied, concerning the standard or quality of nominees’ submissions.
  • By entering your application, you agree not to bring a claim against any judge, trustee or member of the Action Team or related entity in relation to feedback on your submission.
  • Your Application is incomplete without a signed Disclaimer attached. Incomplete applications will be disqualified from the Awards