Thursday, October 25, 2012

Fiji Islands Ranked Top 4 by Condé Nast

Fiji moves to Condé Nast's #4 “Islands in Australia & the Pacific”

Fiji has climbed in international popularity as a holiday destination by being named among the top four “Islands in Australia & the Pacific” in the prestigious annual Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers Choice Awards.

Fiji Islands went up two places from number six in last year's awards to number four in 2012.

Fiji Golf Resort and Spa - InterContinental Hotel
“This is a wonderful recognition of all we have to offer in Fiji,” said Minister for Tourism, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum.

“Condé Nast Traveler readers are seasoned and sophisticated travelers with high expectations, so their very positive opinion of the Fiji experience is a wonderful achievement for the entire industry,” added Sayed-Khaiyum who is also the Attorney-General.

The Condé Nast Traveler’s Awards are determined by surveys completed by the magazine’s readers, who are asked to provide a ranking from 1 to 100 in a number of fields, including scenery, friendliness, activities, lodges and restaurants.

Fiji again received very high rankings in each category.

The Minister said that “Fiji is very proud to be considered amongst the world’s best tourist destinations. We look forward to continuing to grow the industry and improve the experience of our visitors. The coming year will bring with it many exciting new changes as Fiji positions itself to launch an innovative and universally appealing new brand in both the traditional and new markets. Our goal is to make Fiji one of the top island destinations, not just in the Pacific, but in the world.”
For further information please contact: Ili Matatolui, Regional Director, Tourism Fiji The Americas at 310-568-1616, x204 or ili@

Stacey "Vagabonding Lulu" Wittig is an Arizona travel writer that gives free travel tips and shares fun adventures. Don't miss her next  travel article by clicking on "Subscribe to" above.
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