sponsors

ANZ offers a range of personal accounts and services including internet banking, ANZ is the naming-rights sponsor for the ANZ Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards. ANZ is fully committed to tourism in Fiji, which remains a key area of focus for the bank, along with agriculture, infrastructure and natural resources. ANZ supports these industries because they help a nation grow. With the growth of these industries, comes the opportunity for food security for the people of Fiji, better roads and transport services; more jobs and better living-standards. Tourism is a key aspect of Fiji’s economy, accounting for some 35% of Fiji’s GDP. This is significant and requires constant support to maintain steady, sustainable growth. ANZ is committed to supporting tourism to help grow the nation. ANZ’s presence in 12 countries across the Pacific and 34 markets globally also provides strategic connectivity for its customers and the industry. About ANZ in Fiji ANZ has had a presence in Fiji for over 135 years, and now has 14 branches and operates a network of 1790 EFTPOS and 91 ATMs across Suva, Nadi, Lami, Nausori, Sigatoka, Lautoka, Ba, Tavua, Labasa and Savusavu, servicing corporate, commercial and retail customers. Fiji is also the home of ANZ’s Pacific Headquarters in Suva and regional operations hub in Kalabu.
Fiji Gas is the largest end-to-end energy solutions provider in Fiji, spanning applications from cooking fuel to auto fuel, design and project management of energy solutions, domestic and commercial cooking ranges and servicing.
Currently at Vodafone we have committed, passionate and energetic employees who have a lot of drive, and continue to walk the edge in providing Fiji with the very latest technologies. We are here to delight our customers and will do the utmost on all occasions to bring mobile solutions to life for everyone in Fiji. Vodafone works closely with Vodafone Group to provide support and solutions that are tailored for every individual offering a seamless local and international experience bundled with an abundance of strong, growing services.
Fiji Water is bottled at the source from Fiji’s sustainable ancient artesian aquifer and shared with the world since 1996. Since its inception, Fiji Water has impacted local communities through investments in sustainability and the local environment, focusing on creating positive change through its global philanthropy initiatives and the Fiji Water Foundation. With a commitment to Environmental Sustainability, Fiji Water has also transitioned to 100% recycled plastic (rPET) and continues its outstanding efforts to reduce its carbon footprint by investing FJ$5 million in energy efficiency initiatives on the islands. By providing clean water access to remote communities in Fiji, providing healthcare access to underprivileged communities and through their community aid, Fiji Water continues to make a positive impact on the livelihood of the people of Fiji.
Investments Limited (VIL) is a trusted household name in Fiji and the region and has diversified business operations including Retail, Automotive, Industrial, Renewables, Manufacturing and Finance. VIL’s familiar trading operations in Fiji comprise of Courts Division which deals with retail consumer sales and Best Buys in the Business Division which deals with corporate sales. Founder shareholders of VIL who hold a significant shareholding in the Company comprise of Jack of Fiji Group, RC Manubhai Group, Challenge Engineering Group and Candle Investments Group, which are large diversified businesses with strong connections to the business community in Fiji.

Avis Car Rental is one of the renowned brands under Asco Motors Fiji and is a leading car rental company in Fiji with approximately 5,200 locations in more than 165 countries. With a long history of innovation in the car rental industry, they are one of the world’s top brands for customer loyalty.
You will find Avis conveniently located across the Pacific, including all major downtown and airport locations. With so much to see and experience across the Pacific countries, their rental cars offer comfort and flexibility for business and leisure travelers visiting our shores.

Jack’s of Fiji, established as Jack’s Handicrafts in 1969, was then only known as a handicraft and souvenir store that catered largely to the tourist market. As the business expanded and the tourism market grew, auxiliary companies were formed to support the core retail operations.

With its initial specialization in authentic Fijian handicrafts and souvenirs, Jack’s of Fiji has expanded its product offering to include fashion clothing and accessories, ethnic Indian clothing and accessories, bula wear, surf wear, resort wear, handicrafts, Fiji souvenirs, jewellery, cosmetics, giftware, footwear, FMCG products and toys. This comprises of 140 brands sourced from around 700 suppliers globally. The brand offering includes well-known international and national brands, as well as 11 brands owned and distributed exclusively by Jack’s of Fiji including QAQA, SAC, Firstribe, Katchi Kids and Jackie K.

“Sofitel Fiji has completed an extensive renovation programme. We have taken the time to curate a modern resort and are pleased to present you with a new leading 5-star hotel on mainland Fiji. As part of the renovations, we have created a number of new amenities and experiences for you to enjoy. Waitui Bar & Grill – our new adults’ only poolside signature dining experience, SUKA – our vibrant beach bar, offering over 30 house-made infused rums, SOLIS – our beachside seafood restaurant, Niu Kids Beach Club – a brand new children’s club to enjoy on the family side of the resort, Teenage Zone – for 12 to 16 year old guests with a X-Box, PlayStation & arcade games, Republik Night Club – for adults to socialise and dance the night away, and Sofitel Salon – our new hair and nail salon located directly within Sofitel Spa. We look forward to welcoming you back, so you can discover our new and stylish Resort. However, one thing will never change and that’s the gracious and heartfelt warmth of our Fijian spirit.”
– Vincent Macquet-

Tappoo have been committed sponsors for the past 6 years and were thrilled to formalise their level of sponsorship commitment having contributed very generously previously, particularly in showcasing some of their premium brands. Tappoo Executive Director, Kaushal Tappoo said, “We acknowledge that the tourism industry is at the forefront of the Fijian economy, and the Excellence in Tourism Awards night is about recognising those people who make a difference to the Tourism Industry.” “The event itself is about networking, socialising, and building strong partnerships so that we can together make a difference to the Tourism Industry.” “We are very proud of our association and support of the dynamic tourism industry in Fiji and we look forward to building our strong partnership with the Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards for many years to come,” concluded Mr Tappoo.

Tourism Fiji is the Fijian government’s tourism marketing arm and is responsible for promoting Fiji as a visitor destination around the world. Tourism Fiji has offices in Nadi, Sydney, Auckland, Los Angeles, London and representatives in India reflecting the importance of visitors from these markets. Tourism Fiji also works closely with our national airline – Fiji Airways – to market our islands in Singapore and China. The value of tourism in Fiji drives Tourism Fiji to continue to deliver a world-leading destination and help travel sellers around the world understand the beauty and character of Fiji. Tourism Fiji has been a key partner with FETA since it was conceptualized and the CEO of Tourism Fiji is also a member of the Board of Trustees. Tourism Fiji continues to provide in-kind support to facilitate various process of the Awards and has a key role in financial administration and organization of the application process

Fiji Airways is the national airline of Fiji. It is based in Nadi, Fiji, and operates flights to destinations in the Pacific region, including Australia, New Zealand, the United States, and several countries in Asia and the South Pacific. The airline also operates flights to several cities in Fiji, including Suva, Labasa, and Taveuni. In addition to passenger services, Fiji Airways also offers cargo services and aircraft maintenance. The airline was founded in 1951 and has a fleet of Boeing 737 and Airbus A330 aircraft. It is a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA).

“Nama Fiji is a premium eco friendly skincare brand with a focus on being environmentally and ethically responsible, made proudly in the Fiji Islands. Through sustainable harvesting and eco-friendly packaging, the high end skin care brand has a mission to be a sustainable beauty brand that is building a socially responsible enterprise for our planet’s future.

Nama Fiji products can be found in select Jacks of Fiji stores, 4 & 5 star resorts in Fiji as well as the Nama Spa located at the Essence Headquarters at the Nadi Back Road. The skincare brand is also sold online in New Zealand and the US and can be found in 23 department stores for Farmer’s New Zealand”.

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