Fiji Times Logo

Fiji Time: 11:37 AM on Wednesday 3 September

/ Front page / News

Province, hotels talk security

Jone Kalouniviti
Thursday, March 20, 2014

RA provincial administrator Kelepi Kubunameca and police will visit tourism properties in the province to discuss security issues.

This is in response to an incident at a Rakiraki resort last week where a Canadian couple was robbed at knife point and the woman raped.

Mr Kubunameca said the incident questioned the safety of guests at the hotels and had been unsettling for the tourism business.

"Our hotels are located within a small area and news travels fast, we needed to instil confidence with our visiting communities and that is our plan in the coming days," he said.

"We will let the law take its course but for us we need to ensure this does not happen again."


Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Golan crisis
  2. One dead, two in hospital
  3. 45 HELD CAPTIVE
  4. Hundreds sign petition opposing park development
  5. Prayers of love and hope for blue helmets
  6. Cut in rent stamp duty
  7. Police ink training deal
  8. Candidate to moot for good health
  9. Screening important
  10. Wellness program

Top Stories this Week

  1. Commander confirms captured soldiers 'safe' Friday (29 Aug)
  2. Show of support Thursday (28 Aug)
  3. Going Golan Monday (01 Sep)
  4. Rebels take our soldiers Saturday (30 Aug)
  5. Tough but right Monday (01 Sep)
  6. Police assault claim Thursday (28 Aug)
  7. Military not taking sides Monday (01 Sep)
  8. Teen's ice bucket death Tuesday (02 Sep)
  9. 45 detained Tuesday (02 Sep)
  10. Nusra demands compensation, aid, for release of soldiers Tuesday (02 Sep)