It is said the western parts of Viti Levu is our first contact for overseas visitors, thus the dominance of hotels and resorts that also helps the thriving business houses in the Western Division.
Tourism Fiji reports said the bulk of the country's tourism plant located on Viti Levu is in the Mamanuca and Yasawa Islands. With inter-island ferries that take you to some of the most pristine paradise spots the world has ever seen, sky blue open seas and white sandy beaches.
According to Wikipedia Fiji's Western Division consists of the three provinces Ba, Nadroga-Navosa and Ra. The capital of the division is Lautoka. The division includes the western part of the largest island in Fiji, Viti Levu, with a few outlying islands, including the Yasawa Islands, Viwa, Waya and Velulele. It has a land border with the central division on Viti Levu, and sea borders with the northern division and Eastern Division.
Nadi is the third-largest conurbation in Fiji. It is located on the western side of the main island of Viti Levu, and had a population of 42,284 at the most recent census, in 2007. Nadi is multiracial with many of its inhabitants Indian or Fijian, along with a large transient population of foreign tourists. Along with sugar cane production, tourism is a mainstay of the local economy. The Nadi region has a higher concentration of hotels and motels than any other part of Fiji.
Nadi is also the hub for commerce and tourism, with about 18 hotels, and is popular among travellers seeking to take ferries to island resorts in Fiji's western Mamanuca Group of islands.