Published on : Friday, September 30, 2016
The Fijian delegation consisting of Ahura Resorts, Matamanoa Island Resort, Namale Resort & Spa, Nanuku Auberge Resort, The Pearl South Pacific, Fiji Airways, Rosie Holidays and Tourism Fiji visited Delhi on August 22, Kolkata on August 23 and Mumbai on August 24, conducting a combination of frontline trainings as well as networking events.
Speaking about the roadshow, Matthew Stoeckel, Chief Executive Officer, Tourism Fiji, said, “India is an important emerging market with a lot of potential. A priority for us in this market is to capitalize on the new Fiji Airways Singapore service to attract more visitors from India via this new route. Fiji is a country that offers diverse experiences to travellers of different segments.
From exclusive honeymoon getaways to warm family-friendly resorts, adrenaline pumping adventure indulgences to state-of- the-art MICE facilities, Fiji has a wide array of activities to suit the India market.” “The roadshow with Rosie Holidays has given us a great platform to further interact with the Indian market,” added Mr. Stoeckel.
Adeline Lee-Erasito, Director Business Development, Rosie Holidays Fiji said, “Our roadshow across India familiarised the Indian travel trade on the various unique product offerings that Fiji islands has. The roadshow allowed all the tourism trade partners from Fiji to interact with over 200 key travel and tour operators, MICE providers, up-market leisure operators and media personnel. Fiji as a destination offers much more with its breathtaking beauty combined with activities like water sports, sky diving, white water rafting, cultural tours, cave tours, river safari trips, shark diving, spas and a lot more.”
She continued saying, “We as Rosie Holidays understand the nature of our Indian guests and we try and put in the extra effort while preparing itineraries for them. We are very hopeful of the India market and look forward to welcoming more visitors to Fiji.
Fiji Airways sponsored free of cost tickets for winners of the raffle draw in each market that the roadshow was held. Speaking about her experience, Wenchi Wang, Regional General Manager- Asia, Fiji Airways, said, “Fiji Airways is happy to have joined the roadshow since India market has always been our focus for Singapore and Hong Kong routes. We appreciate the quality of the seminar, networking cocktails as well as the meetings with different agents. In 2016, the performance India market increased double digit and we expect much more from India.”