Category Description:
This category recognizes an individual’s outstanding contribution to Fiji tourism over many years.
Executive Management and owner operators of tourism service providers in the private sector, including, but not limited to, accommodation providers, airlines, tour & transport operators, restaurants etc. Applications are open to Fiji citizens and Fiji Residents.
An overview of the nominee-10 points
Nominee’s 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 -20 points
List the years over which the nominee has contributed to FIJI’s Tourism industry; Evidence as key person creation of Products/Services that fill an industry void.  Evidence of Contribution through indicators like present size of business, personal accolades, awards as a result of applicant’s personal initiatives/involvement; Nominee’s work that would help Destination Fiji and Brand Fiji (as a whole) rather than merely the nominee’s own business/employer or her/his personal brand;
Evidence Promotion of Local Cuisine, Culture, etc. to differentiate and build FIJI Tourism from tourism elsewhere in the world).  Is a Role Model (evidence that people look up to her/him as a Leader/Achiever)
Benefits to the Industry & Success -20 points
Engaged in developing local community (evidence of ‘giving back’ to the community we are drawing from).  Developing Local people for succession (ensuring future sustainability of industry with local talent and also creating opportunities for locals to benefit from the industry).  Supporting through Industry Associations, etc (evidence of coming together and contributing meaningfully for the collective cause of FIJI Tourism rather than just one’s own business/employer)
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/submission process, please contact the Secretariat on:
P: 679 - 8645087¦E: ¦S: laveniaradiva22