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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Auckland – City of Sails . . . and Coffee

This is my 4th or 5th visit to Auckland, and it just keeps getting better. The city is stunning, with an amazing harbor, some great (and funky) neighborhoods, and incredibly nice people. Auckland is knows as the City of Sails, but it should also be known as the City of Coffee. It seems that absolutely Read more about Auckland – City of Sails . . . and Coffee[…]