Fiji could be included in a travel bubble that will allow Australians to enter New Zealand and vice versa.
With Fiji’s tourism market depending on the return of visitors from our two largest source markets, Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed- Khaiyum is pursuing discussions with New Zealand’s Trade Minister David Parker.
They also discussed the time frame, New Zealand is considering to open up borders.
Addresing the media yesterday, Attorney General and Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed- Khaiyum said he has had discussions with the two high commissioners for a few weeks.
He said New Zealand’s first priority is obviously Australia.
Sayed-Khaiyum says the fact that Fiji is one of the first few countries that closed its borders to high-risk countries and our successful fever clinics also need to be considered.
Meanwhile, the leaders of New Zealand and Australia have agreed that once effective travel arrangements between the two countries are established they would look at opportunities to broaden their vel bubble to the Pacific.