‘Critical market’

THE country’s popular dive sites were showcased to the tourism industry’s international markets at the recent Fiji Dive Fiesta held in Australia .

The event, supported by Tourism Fiji, Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association and the Fiji Dive Committee, was held on March 10.

Tourism Fiji CEO Matthew Stoeckel said the dive market was fast becoming one of Fiji tourism’s popular markets.

“Dive is a critical market and we have incredible dive experiences here in Fiji,” he said.

“Not only is Fiji well known as the soft coral capital of the world but our shark dives are also rated in the top 10 diver experiences in the world.”

He said the event provided the ideal platform for industry stakeholders.

“The Dive Fiesta ensures that dive agents and media remain well informed of Fiji’s diver experiences so we can continue to attract more dive enthusiasts from across the world.”

Some dive sites offered to visitors in the country include Golden Dreams at Volivoli Resort in Ra, Beqa Adventure Divers and Aqua Trek Shark Dive.