Outrigger Fiji’s Community Tourism Project Officially Opens

Open! A labour of love: 14 months, FJD200,000, 800 guests and hosts later ... At a cost in excess of FJD$200,000, the large community bure (meeting hall) project, was constructed at Conua Primary School in the Sigatoka Valley over a fourteen month period. It is the centrepiece of the village, is built to withstand tropical cyclones and has the capacity to accommodate over 100 people for both … [Read more...]

From The GM – Community is everything

Bula and Sunny greetings from Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort! Those of you that have known me since I have been in Fiji will know my staff and I are extremely passionate about giving back to our local community. We are very proud of the projects we have completed thus far and look forward to undertaking many more challenges in the future. Our “Community Tourism” project wherein we are building a … [Read more...]

Community Tourism Project – Guests Swapping Sun Lounges for Shovels

Outrigger on the Lagoon . Fiji’s guests are trading their sun lounges for shovels as the resort’s inaugural community tourism project takes shape. More than 80 guests have so far volunteered to spend a day helping to dig the foundations of the project, a large Bure or traditional meeting hall at Conua School in the nearby Sigatoka Valley. When completed, this example of Outrigger Resorts' … [Read more...]

From The GM – Community Tourism

Bula and Sunny greetings from Outrigger on the Lagoon · Fiji Those of you that have known me since I have been in Fiji, will appreciate that my staff and I are extremely passionate about giving back to our local community. We have initiated numerous community projects but it’s about to get a whole lot bigger! Outrigger on the Lagoon· Fiji will launch its “Community Tourism” project on the … [Read more...]

Sunshine and Smiles – Outrigger Staff Carnival – Too Good!

Staff and families members of the Outrigger on the Lagoon · Fiji vuvale (family) have hailed their annual staff carnival held at the resorts parklands on Saturday 03 Aug, 2013 as “too good!” Organised by the resorts Human Resources Department, the carnival was an opportunity for the different departments and their families to enjoy a day filled with activities and fun for the children. Outrigger … [Read more...]

Fence me In! Outrigger Fiji builds fence for Conua District School

Conua District School in the hinterlands of Nadroga have a new fence thanks to the efforts of the Food and Beverage Department (F&B) of the Outrigger on the Lagoon · Fiji. The school sought the assistance of the resort to help in the construction of its school fence. Resort security, OHS and community projects manager Leo Rokovada said, “We provided the man power and tools to complete the … [Read more...]

Kitchen makeover for Sigatoka Police Wives

The Sigatoka Police Wives have a refurbished kitchen thanks to the efforts of the Outrigger on the Lagoon · Fiji Meimei (Nanny) Service and Activities staff. The refurbishments were carried out as part of the staff community project for the month of April. The project included interior and exterior cleaning, re-painting of the kitchen and ablution blocks as well extensions to the … [Read more...]

Community Projects

Community Project – Finance Team On Saturday, 15th September 2012, the Outrigger on the Lagoon . Fiji finance team undertook their department’s community project at Kulukulu Public School, just beside the Sigatoka Sand Dunes. There challenge was to paint the school’s library and washroom. The team began their work from 9.00am and finished at 3pm. Once their task was completed the finance team … [Read more...]

Kids Can Cook!

Kids Food Fight for the Good of www.fijikids.org The Kitchen Team of Outrigger OnThe Lagoon · Fiji in partnership with Sigatoka Andhra College conducted the finale of the ‘School Chef’s Challenge 2012’ at Sigatoka Andhra College on 20th of October. 80 students from Sigatoka Andhra College competed in the elimination rounds in August and the top 3 from each class went into the finale to compete … [Read more...]

We raised $6000

For the second year running, Outrigger on the Lagoon·Fiji has held it’s staff carnival for all of it’s 615 employees and their families. The event proved very popular last year and was destined to be bigger and better this year. The kids loved the Ferris Wheel, Jumping Castle and Merry Go Round as they did the free Candy Floss, Snow Cones and Pop Corn available. Featured entertainment was … [Read more...]