Fiji Time: 8:43 AM on Tuesday 6 December

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Resort set to open in 2016

Repeka Nasiko
Monday, July 07, 2014

CIVIL marine work and mock up rooms for the Fiji Marriot Resort at Momi Bay, Sigatoka, have been successfully completed.

Fiji National Provident Fund chief executive officer Aisake Taito explained while construction had been progressing well, the total cost of the project could not be revealed.

"Budget for the construction work is still under tender assessment and cannot be disclosed," he said.

"In terms of work in Momi, the civil marine work and the mock up room has been successfully completed."

He reiterated that FNPF signed an agreement with Marriott International to manage the 250-key Fiji Marriott Resort at Momi Bay, which is scheduled to open in 2016.

According to Mr Taito, the project was a critical part of the fund's investment rehabilitation and reform program, with the objective to recover members' funds invested in the hotel project.

"The selection was made through a comprehensive process and the fund is now confident that the partnership with Marriott will provide impetus in the fund's efforts to successfully rehabilitate this project."

FNPF announced in April that the key advantage for the selection of Marriott included bringing a new internationally recognised brand to the Fiji market.

"Marriott's past experience with the development, and Marriott's strong presence in Asia will augur well for Fiji," said Mr Taito.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.64410.6251
JPY 55.581352.5813
GBP 0.37970.3717
EUR 0.45440.4424
NZD 0.68650.6535
AUD 0.65390.6289
USD 0.48650.4695

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 5th December, 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Salary review plan for teachers, says Reddy
  2. Best friends drown
  3. A-G clears the air
  4. Man lives in fear
  5. Tough start
  6. Dunn: Fiji's new climate change ambassador
  7. Seasonal workers still on the run in Australia
  8. Police yet to charge alleged drug suspect
  9. Fiji has a culture of torture: Amnesty
  10. $20m for second phase

Top Stories this Week

  1. Superstition or fact Sunday (04 Dec)
  2. Shes Dunn it again! Friday (02 Dec)
  3. Report on Rosi Thursday (01 Dec)
  4. Call to be prepared for cyclone season Friday (02 Dec)
  5. Black magic claim Saturday (03 Dec)
  6. Man gets 13 years for raping child Tuesday (29 Nov)
  7. Teachers raise concerns Thursday (01 Dec)
  8. Rotuma Bill opposed Thursday (01 Dec)
  9. Ryan: I do miss Fiji Tuesday (29 Nov)
  10. Salary review plan for teachers, says Reddy Monday (05 Dec)