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HOTEC back after 2 years

Fantasha Lockington, President and CEO of the FHTA, said, “The FHTA is delighted to welcome NZTE on board for this year’s HOTEC and Tourism Talanoa Symposium.


Left to right: New Zealand High Commission, Trade Commissioner, Pacific David Dewar with Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association (FHTA) Chief Executive Fantasha Lockington. Photo: FHTA

HOTEC returns after two years. On Friday, the Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association announced that New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) has signed on as a gold sponsor of the event and the Talanoa Tourism Symposium scheduled for 27 and October 28, 2022 at the Denarau Island Convention Center at the Sheraton. Fiji Golf & Beach Resort.

The event is primarily aimed at suppliers to the hospitality industry to showcase their products and services to the tourism industry.

The Talanoa Tourism Symposium is a new addition to the tourism industry event themed “Working for a Sustainable, Marketable, Agile, Resilient and Travel-Ready (SMART) Industry” and will run concurrently with HOTEC.

About New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

NZTE – Te Taurapa Tuhono is the New Zealand government’s international trade development agency. As part of its sponsorship, NZTE will host a New Zealand Cocktail – Made with Care at the conference, as well as a trade stand showcasing premium New Zealand products to Fiji’s resort industry.

Fantasha Lockington, President and CEO of the FHTA, said, “The FHTA is delighted to welcome NZTE on board for this year’s HOTEC and Tourism Talanoa Symposium.

“This year’s events aim to provide an opportunity to reconnect suppliers with hoteliers post-COVID, and will introduce new direct sourcing routes to the industry.”

The New Zealand High Commission, Trade Commissioner for the Pacific, David Dewar, said the success of Fiji’s hospitality and tourism sector in rebounding from the COVID pandemic has been inspirational.

“Fiji is recognized as a world leader in providing quality, safe and sustainable tourism, where the visitor experience is second to none.

“We look forward to bringing a taste of Aotearoa to Fiji and partnering with the resort industry to help it continue to deliver the world-class experiences and values ​​that travelers in the post-COVID world have come to expect. high-end markets like Fiji,” he added.

If you are interested in being part of FHTA HOTEC 2022 or FHTA Tourism Talanoa 2022, please email [email protected] for more information.

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