Resort rewards staff members to mark anniversary

RADISSON Blu Resort marked its 10th anniversary in Fiji by feting and rewarding staff for their contribution towards its success.

General manager Gerard Knight said the Denarau property’s continuing popularity with international travellers was due to the outstanding commitment to service delivery by his employees.

“I feel very fortunate to be able to be given the opportunity to lead what I call the ‘A Team’ in Fiji and being able to give back a lot more than just profit to the owners,” he said.

“It’s incredibly rewarding to see the team deliver such great memories for our guests, work alongside some amazing colleagues and have opportunities to foster business partnerships.

“Together, we have made Radisson Blu Resort Fiji not only a holiday destination but a home away from home for so many.

“The team always looks for ways to go the extra mile for our guests and I believe that this is what makes us unique at a time when being different is critical.”

Celebrations began on Wednesday, June 28 with a special party for the staff at the Captain’s Ballroom to acknowledge 10 years of hard work and loyalty to the resort.

During the fun-filled evening, a big 10 year anniversary cake created by the resort’s pastry team was cut and enjoyed by all.

On Thursday, June 29 all resort staff were treated to a special afternoon tea at the Captain’s Ballroom where all were again thanked for their dedication and loyalty to the Radisson Blu Resort and for their achievements over the past decade.

Included in the celebrations, was recognition for team members with 10 years of service.

Thirty-three employees were commended by the Radisson Blu Resort Fiji management team for contributing to the resort’s success since it opened in 2007.

All 10-year employees were awarded with a gold plaque to commemorate their achievement and a voucher for an overnight stay in a suite inclusive of breakfast and dinner, giving them the opportunity to experience the resort with their families.

The celebrations continued on Saturday, July 8 at the resort’s Ocean Deck located near the beachfront by the family pool.

The Fiji Police Force brass band provided live music and entertainment with another huge birthday cake prepared by executive chef Andreas and the pastry team.

Staff members from the resort’s renowned Blu Banana’s kid’s club team arranged a variety of activities for the resort’s guests to enjoy.

“It was a great fun filled day for the whole family.

“Guests and staff all enjoyed themselves and were totally involved in all the festivities.

“It is a true testament to the Radisson Blu Resort Fiji team, they are always smiling, professional and willing to help at a moment’s notice.

“The event reflected their dedication and pride to be working at the Radisson Blu Resort Fiji and explains why we have been voted the No 1 Fiji Family Resort by TripAdvisor reviewers for two successive years,” he said.

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