The trustees of the ANZ Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards (FETA) have decided to reduce the price of tickets for the annual awards which will be held this Saturday at the Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa.
FETA Trustees Chair Bill Whiting said a number of factors
had to be considered which resulted in the trustees agreeing to reduce the
“We are all aware of the global travel restrictions in light
of the Coronavirus outbreak. Visitor numbers have slowed down due to current
outbreak which is affecting the whole world,” Whiting said.
“As a gesture of support to the tourism industry we are
reducing the price of tickets. Ticket prices have been brought down from $200
to $150 each, the price for a table from $2,000 to $1,500. Those who have
already purchased tickets will be getting a refund to the new price.
“In fact we are almost sold out with only a few tables left
however the Trustees felt that it was only the right thing to do given the
The finalists for the ANZ Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards
were revealed last week.
Winners for the 13 categories and the prestigious Lifetime
Achievement and Visionary Award will be announced during the awards this
“The number of entries for the 2019 ANZ FETA was one of the
highest in recent years and the judges would have had a tough time narrowing it
down to the finalists. The trustees would like to congratulate everyone that
has made the finalists list as we count down to the annual awards this
Saturday,” Whiting said.
The ANZ Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards is recognised as a
mark of excellence in Fiji’s tourism and promotes excellence in tourism. The
theme for this year’s awards night is Celebrating Tourism Excellence in Our
People and Product.