Fiji Agent Roadshow

Bula! Are you a travel agent interested in learning more about Fiji? Want to meet with several resort and activity operators that are located in Fiji? Join us at our upcoming Fiji Roadshow. From 12-22 February, you can join us in the following cities to learn more about Fiji: Vancouver, Seattle, San Francisco, Walnut Creek, Read more about Fiji Agent Roadshow[…]

Chicago – Our World Underwater

  Attention all Scuba Divers in the Chicago area: Meet us at the Our World Underwater Show at the Chicago Marriott O’Hare on 17 & 8 February 2018. We will be there presenting Paradise Taveuni. Learn more about diving in Fiji, and why Paradise Taveuni is the premier dive destination in the South Pacific. See Read more about Chicago – Our World Underwater[…]

Divers – See you in Dallas!

Attention all Scuba Divers in the Dallas area: Meet us at the Our World Underwater Show at the Embassy Suites – Dallas/Frisco Hotel Convention Center on January 27 & 28 2018. We will be there presenting Paradise Taveuni. Learn more about diving in Fiji, and why Paradise Taveuni is the premier dive destination in the Read more about Divers – See you in Dallas![…]

Tourism Fiji – Luxury Travel Roadshow

Buckle up. We’re about to take off! This week, we are criss-crossing the country to promote Luxury Travel to Fiji! I will be presenting Yasawa Island Resort & Spa to luxury travel agents around the USA. Our first stop is Dallas Texas. Then off to some events in New York City, before flying cross-country to Read more about Tourism Fiji – Luxury Travel Roadshow[…]

Sales Calls in Australia & New Zealand

What a wonderful opportunity – visit Travel Companies in Sydney and Brisbane, and attend the Flight Centre Expo travel shows in Christchurch and Auckland! I always love visiting Australia and New Zealand, and every time I visit, I am reminded that these travel markets do differ quite a bit from the market in North America. Read more about Sales Calls in Australia & New Zealand[…]

Fiji Tourism Exchange

Another VERY successful Fiji Tourism Exchange! It was great to see all of our global wholesale and OTA partners at FTE. This is a wonderful opportunity to get together, discuss Fiji and its unique appeal, and coordinate strategies to market and promote this incredible destination. I have been attending FTE (and BFTE prior) since 2000, Read more about Fiji Tourism Exchange[…]

Fiji – A new kind of adventure

When the owner of Crusoe’s Retreat asked if I would visit the resort in February, I said ‘of course!’. When he then mentioned that he would like me to cover as resort manager for a couple of weeks, I responded, ‘Absolutely!’. I am very fortunate to have just spent two weeks as Acting Manager at Read more about Fiji – A new kind of adventure[…]

Successful FTE Conference

A truly exhausting week of very productive meetings at the Fiji Tourism Exchange conference. I am thrilled with the results! The FTE meetings took place at the Sheraton Denarau. This was a great venue, and the FTE staff was extremely well organized. Very well done, and kudos to all involved. I return home very happy, Read more about Successful FTE Conference[…]

Fiji – FTE Conference

Having just arrived in Fiji, I am always struck by how much this place feels like home. Smiling, friendly faces, ease of travel, stunning beauty, and so much more. This week is the inaugural Fiji Tourism Exchange (taking over for the popular Bula Fiji Tourism Exchange), where travel companies from around the globe visit Fiji Read more about Fiji – FTE Conference[…]

An Interesting Look at Arrival Statistics

There are many ways to look at Visitor Arrival Statistics.  You have to consider the number of actual Tourists versus Visiting Friends & Relatives versus Business Travelers.  Length of stay, average daily spend, and many more aspects also need to be examined. Lets take a look at Visitor Arrivals from a different perspective – Visitors Read more about An Interesting Look at Arrival Statistics[…]

Crusoe’s Retreat – Looks Amazing

I just returned from a quick trip to Fiji to visit Crusoe’s Retreat, where we hosted our annual Marketing Conference.  The weather could not have been nicer!  Gorgeous warm days, with cool evenings – just perfect.  We were lucky to have one free day, where the Crusoe’s team enjoyed a day out on the Sigatoka Off-Road Read more about Crusoe’s Retreat – Looks Amazing[…]

My home in Fiji – Crusoe’s Retreat

There’s something truly magical about waking up early on your first morning in Fiji. Strolling the lush gardens. Walking the deserted beach. The only sounds you hear are the sing song melodies of the birds, and the gently lapping waves upon the sand. I’m home again – back at Crusoe’s Retreat in Fiji. My visit Read more about My home in Fiji – Crusoe’s Retreat[…]

Fiji – Marketing Meetings & Fiji Matai Agent Conference

After a week in Auckland, it’s always nice to have a little down time in Fiji. Too bad all of my business trips can’t be like this. My first stop was Crusoe’s Retreat, where I had the opportunity to catch up with our wonderful resort managers, spend some time with our friendly local Fijian staff, Read more about Fiji – Marketing Meetings & Fiji Matai Agent Conference[…]