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As the MICE industry heads into the new decade, meeting attendees and incentive winners alike are increasingly demanding for unique and authentic experiences. It is no wonder successful planners are now opting for destinations that provide exclusive, honest and real experiences for attendees who are happy to blend business with leisure. Famed for its rugged landscapes, spectacular palm-lined beaches and coral reefs with clear lagoons, the land of the 'Bula Spirit' and home to some of the friendliest people on the planet, Fiji is just the kind of destination that planners should be looking for. This is why. FLIGHTS OF FANCY Getting to Fiji is easy and affordable thanks to a good range of ights offered by trusted airlines such as national carrier Fiji Airways. Serving more than 2 million passengers a year, of which 86% are tourists, Nadi International Airport is the world's gateway to Fiji. There are twice-weekly ights out of Singapore on Fiji Airways. WORLD OF FUN From an adrenaline-lled jet boat rideup the magnicent Sigatoka River, traversing through the lush green rainforest on a zipline, a scenic ride along the Cane Railroad, diving into Rainbow Reef to explore the vibrant underwater world, or spend a leisure morning playing golf among the top executives, there is something for everyone in Fiji. Planners looking for a multi-faceted events venue can opt for the Malamala Beach Club, the world's rst island beach club. The club boasts event spaces with spectacular ocean views with all of its main facilities within easy access. They even offer complimentary use of its non-motorised water sports equipment such as snorkelling, kayaking and paddle boarding. Perfect for organising team activities. FIJI COMES TO LIFE Meeting attendees and incentive winners can experience and sample the lifestyle, hospitality and customs of Fiji in a beautiful cultural setting close to Nadi Town. The wonders of Fijian culture come to life as they explore the traditions of a cultural village through a traditional kava ceremony or a spectacular 'meke' performance. Visitors can also experience Fiji's rich and diverse culture through traditional cooking classes, carving, shing, canoe making, and pottery. ALWAYS HERE TO HELP Planners can be assured that they'll get the full support from Tourism Fiji. The organisation combines professionalism with local knowledge, making it a convenient rst stop for the most reliable information on hosting meetings and events in Fiji. Tourism Fiji staff can help you tunnel through the mountain of options to select the best mix of venues, convention facilities and incentives to suit your needs and budget, as well as advise you of all necessary government procedures and regulations and put you in touch with the appropriate government ministries for a seamless planning experience. Furthermore, Tourism Fiji has a whole list of support programmes for planners to tap on. It includes express airport clearance for your guests, a traditional Fijian welcome ceremony, a cultural show, tour and activity discounts, subsidised F&B offers and many more. Bringing your events to life in Fiji With its picture-perfect landscape and rich culture, Fiji is what planners and incentive houses should be looking for Navua River Malamala Beach Club 14 ADVERTORIAL JAN-FEB 2020 MEETINGS & CONVENTIONS MCMAG-ASIA.COM

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