Students shine in Outrigger Fiji’s School Chefs Challenge

SIGATOKA, FIJI – The fifth season of the Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort’s School Chefs Challenge saw 140 students from years 9 – 13 showcase their talents as aspiring chefs. An initiative of Shailesh Naidu, executive chef and honorary president of the Fiji Chefs Association, the challenge aims to encourage Fijian high school children to have a better appreciation of food and to consider a vocation … [Read more...]

More Accolades For Outrigger Fiji’s Bebe Spa Sanctuary.

The accolades continue to roll in for Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort’s beautiful Bebe Spa Sanctuary with a recent win in the Pevonia Awards International Best Spa Design category. In addition , Bebe therapist Ms Shivanjani  Lata was a finalist in the Best Therapist of the Year category, a title she won at the Australasian Spa and Wellness Association Awards in 2014. Earlier in the year Bebe Spa … [Read more...]

Aussie rules stars kick a goal at Outrigger Fiji

Australian rules (football) stars from South Australia’s Adelaide Crows team descended on Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort last week to share their football skills with local fans. Team stars Eddie Betts, Huge Greenwood, Matthew Clarke, Jake Lever and Tate Kaeslerall spent a week at the resort holding a number of football clinics at Conua District School. Eddie Betts has played more than 250 … [Read more...]

Rugby Legends Meet At The Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort

Early this week, Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort was energised as two of Rugby’s greats, former Wallabies captain George Gregan and Olympic Gold medallist and DHL Impact player Jasa Veremalua met at the resort.  Following a traditional welcome by hosts, Jasa appeared as a guest on Fox Sport’s show ‘The Other Rugby Show’ which was broadcast from the resort.  The show was hosted by Fox Sports … [Read more...]

Outrigger Fiji GM receives prestigious service to the industry award

Peter Hopgood with James Wilkinson and making his acceptance speech Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort General Manager Peter Hopgood has been named the winner of HM Magazine’s prestigious Ashley Spencer Service to the Hospitality Industry Award. Mr. Hopgood was presented with the award at the 2016 HM Awards for Hotel and Accommodation Excellence held in Sydney and attended by more than 700 … [Read more...]

Outrigger Resorts joins Global Hotel Alliance

  Outrigger Resorts, the premier beachfront resort brand of Outrigger Enterprises Group, has joined Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”) as the growing alliance expands its footprint in new markets, including Outrigger’s home base of Hawaii, plus Fiji, Guam and Mauritius, while strengthening its presence in the Maldives and Thailand, adding a total of nine premier resorts to GHA’s network of 33 … [Read more...]

Outrigger Fiji named Best Family Resort

  Outrigger Resorts was recently honored by Holidays with Kids – Australia’s leading family travel magazine – ranking three of its properties as a Top 10 Best Family Resort. Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort secured a top ranking for Fiji as the No. 1 best resort over four stars – offering authentic Fijian hospitality, stunning coastal vistas and a trove of exciting activities. The annual … [Read more...]

Exciting times at Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort

There is so much happening at Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort at the moment. We launched our new loyalty program “Discovery” on the 3rd October. We can’t wait to distribute this program to our many loyal guests. We are also going through the planning stages of some major refurbishments to the resort in early 2017. This will include restaurants, conference facilities and rooms. In the last … [Read more...]

From the General Manager 25/8/17

Bula and Sunny Greetings from Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort   I finally have some terrific news! – We have commenced work on totally refurbishing one of our hotel rooms and one of our Bures. We hope to have these works completed by mid-October and if everything goes as planned we will start full refurbishment of 100 rooms in late January. This work will be completed by the end of … [Read more...]

Kind-Hearted Resort Guests Dig Deep To Help Keep Brave Ravouvou Smiling

Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort has staged a fundraising event to assist a local boy in need of urgent medical assistance. CORAL COAST, FIJI – More than 120 Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort guests and locals attended a fundraising event at the resort’s Sundowner Bar & Grill Restaurant on Saturday night. The aim of the event was to raise much needed funding to pay for critical dialysis care for … [Read more...]

Outrigger 2017 School’s Chef Challenge Most Successful Ever

CORAL COAST, FIJI - This year’s School’s Chef Challenge hosted by the Outrigger Fiji Chef’s Team was the most successful yet held, attracting 160 entrants from 16 schools. Conducted over two days in the resort’s ballroom, the contest gave students from Years 9-13 an opportunity to showcase their talents as aspiring chefs. Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort Executive Chef and the School’s Chef … [Read more...]

Upgraded Korotogo Police Post Courtesy Of Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort

CORAL COAST, SIGATOKA FIJI – Two full days of hard work has resulted in a fresh new look for the Korotogo Police Post thanks to the Engineering Department at Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort. The new upgrade is the Police Post’s third face-lift in ten years as part of Outrigger Fiji’s departmental community projects program. The brief was to give the Post a major upgrade which included repairing … [Read more...]

More Than 60,000 Kids Give Thumbs Up To Outrigger Fiji’s MeiMei Nanny Service

CORAL COAST, FIJI – More than 60,000 children have enjoyed the gentle care of Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort’s nannies through the Meimei Nanny Service which was first offered to guests in 2010. Meimei, which means ‘carer’ in Fijian, began with five specially trained nannies. The child- minding service has become so popular with parents that there are now 34 ful- time nannies working in the … [Read more...]

Tenth Birthday Milestone For Outrigger Fiji’s Bebe Spa

CORAL COAST, FIJI - Ten years ago, seven therapists gathered in the reception area of Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort’s newly opened Bebe Spa and welcomed their first guests. Today, a team of 24 therapists delivers more than 900 treatments every month with Bebe Spa acknowledged as one of the leading spas in the South Pacific. Spa Manager Praveena Dewan said the spa’s ongoing success was a … [Read more...]

Naitasiri boy lands dream job

FOR as long as he can remember, Epineri Tawakerua has loved cooking. He finally got the chance to showcase his skills after being selected to be part of his school's team during the annual Outrigger Schools Chef Challenge for three years. After leaving school, the Nakorosule, Naitasiri, lad was employed as a trainee chef at Korotogo-based Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort, a post he says helped … [Read more...]

Bebe Spa Sanctuary Secures Another Award For Outrigger Fiji’s Trophy Cabinet

Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort’s hilltop Bebe Spa makes it four in a row at Pevonia Spa Awards. CORAL COAST, FIJI - Bebe Spa Sanctuary at Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort has won the Pevonia International Spa Design of the Year award for the fourth year in succession. Spa Manager Praveena Dewan said the spa’s ongoing success was a testament to the energy and dedication of the Bebe team. “We have … [Read more...]

Two New Classrooms At Conua Primary School To Be Completed By November Thanks To Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort

The resort’s third official community tourism project broke ground in February 2017 and thanks to the generous support from resort guests, is on track for a November completion. CORAL COAST, FIJI - November will see the completion of two new classrooms at the Conua School in Fiji’s Sigatoka Valley thanks to a direct-action volunteer tourism initiative by Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort. The … [Read more...]

Outrigger Fiji Housekeepers Clean-up Sigatoka Hospital Hallway

CORAL COAST, FIJI - Members of Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort’s Housekeeping Department swapped their brooms and mops for paintbrushes and descended on Sigatoka Hospital on their day off recently. Joined by family members and the resort’s carpenters and painters, they carried out a mini-makeover of the hospital hallway. Walls and ceilings were painted and fly screens repaired as part of the … [Read more...]

Outrigger Fiji Walk For Kids Helps Make Dreams Come True For Special Needs Students

CORAL COAST, FIJI - The dream of providing Sigatoka District Special School teachers with a vehicle enabling them to reach students in remote areas is closer to becoming a reality following the Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort’s Walk for Kids. Resort guests, staff and local villagers turned out in strength to undertake the annual fund raising walk from the Outrigger Fiji to Sigatoka Special … [Read more...]

NEW Look Kula Wild Adventure Park

The opening of Kula WILD Adventure Park has given Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort guests convenient access and a special three-day entry pass* to Fiji’s only wild life adventure experience.   Formerly Kula Eco Park, the extensively renovated facility now features Fiji's only rollercoaster forest canopy zip rail ride – the Kula Krazy Canopy Flier – and the country’s only hillside water … [Read more...]

New Voluntourism Project launched

Construction will soon begin on two new classrooms at the Conua School in Fiji’s Sigatoka Valley as part of a direct-action volunteer tourism initiative by Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort. Speaking at the official groundbreaking ceremony, resort General Manager Peter Hopgood said the project would cost about FJD$80,000 (USD$39,000). “We will fund this with the support of our guests whom we will … [Read more...]

Outrigger Fiji is the best Deluxe Resort Destination in Fiji

It was three out of three for Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort when it scooped the pool with a trifecta of awards at the annual ANZ Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards. The resort was named Best Deluxe Resort while its fine dining restaurant Ivi won the award for Best Visitor Dining Experience. Outrigger Fiji’s Executive Chef, and Honorary President of the Fiji Chefs Association, Shailesh Naidu, … [Read more...]