Category Description:
This category recognizes tourism professionals at or below the age of 35, employed in the tourism industry, who demonstrates leadership and outstanding talent through their roles and contribution to the industry.

Eligibility Employees of Tourism service providers, including, but not limited to, accommodation providers, hotels, resorts, airlines, tour operators, restaurants, etc.  Applicant must be a Fiji citizen.  This Category is not self-nominated.

An overview of the nominee 10 points
Nominees personal service & examples of activities 20 points
Benefits to the industry & success 20 points

Additional information 15 points
NOTE:  For short-listed entries, an interview may be arranged at judges’ discretion 15 points

Entry Guidelines Criteria Assessment:
Overview of Nominee 10 points
Provide a brief overview of the nominee, highlighting their outstanding attributes & a brief (tourism) career history, including a description of their current employment.

Nominee’s personal service / contribution 10 points
List the years over which the nominee has shown leadership potential.  Describe how the demonstrated Leadership Skills (this is one of the more important criterion).  Provide statistics if appropriate e.g. increases in repeat business etc., measureable customer satisfaction etc; Guest Reviews and Referral recommendations are an indicator that guests have happy memories of interaction with Applicant and in fact recommend the Resort or a particular activity inter alia because of such interaction with Applicant; Evidence that nominee’s actions are/would be contributing to growing business / Destination Fiji

Benefits to the Industry & Success20 points
Outline the degree of personal involvement, the success resulting from that involvement & the long-term benefits to the industry as determined by the ongoing nature of achievement or success. Provide evidence of activities above and beyond the Call of Duty (eg. community involvement.) as display of Passion & Commitment to Personal & Professional excellence.

General Rules and Conditions of Entry
  • The Nominee must have been employed in the Fijian tourism industry for more than five (5) consecutive years by the closing date;
  • The award will be presented at the discretion of the judges, based on the submissions received;
  • The award will not be given to the same person twice;
  • If at any time following submission of an entry, the Individual being put forward is convicted of a felony, the entrant is required to advise the Secretariat in writing and accepts that the submission will no longer be eligible for an award.
Read and Understand thoroughly instructions on How to Enter & General Rules and Conditions of Entry

Key Contact
For any questions or clarifications about your entry or the submission process, please contact the Secretariat on:
P: 679 - 8645087¦E: ¦S: laveniaradiva22