Fiji Airports (FA) plays a significant role in our economy from increasing number of visitors that come through Nadi International Airport to the network of airports located across our beautiful islands. FA owns and operates Nadi International Airport and manages on behalf of government, Nausori Airport and 13 outer island airports scattered around the country. In total, 49,000 flights pass through our airspace transporting millions of passengers to their destinations annually. In February 2019, Nadi International Airport was recognised by Airports Council International (ACI) as one of the leading Green Airports in the Asia- Pacific region. Fiji Airports plays an integral role in our economy and has been quietly carrying out its responsibilities with pride for the betterment of all Fijians.
Formed in July 2017 with young passionate Fijian entrepreneurs, ACTON provides advanced cloud-based technologies, financial services and a business solutions provider to small, medium and large companies. A 100% Fijian owned company with an unprecedented business model of shared ownership - collectively owned by every employee, the company grew from 3 to 16 staff in their first year to 26 in two years of serving customers off-shore! The company works throughout Asia Pacific to bring high levels of customer satisfaction and an unparalleled commitment to quality ICT solutions in Fiji, committed to generate employment and provide young, bright minds of the nation the exposure of cutting- edge Microsoft technology.
Operating as an export business close to three decades, the company invested substantially in a new facility that caters all operation under one roof. Originally specialized in Kava business and later diversified into exports of local fresh and frozen produce, the company is an excellent example of an export -based business that contributes to Fiji’s foreign exchange earnings, uses local produce and products adding substantial local value and employment. Applauding Governments pro-active policies for creating a conducive environment for export -based businesses, the company aims to double export revenue over the next couple of years with more investment
In 1974, Rosie and Roy Whitton started a small Tour Company called Rosie Tours. Today, the Rosie Travel Group provides employment to over 600 people and operates a diverse portfolio of Tourism investments, including transportation, inbound Tourism, retail travel, overseas wholesaling and hotel resort ownership and development. For over 40 years, this Fijian family business has been committed to building partnership with travelers from over 48 different nations, who continue to enjoy their award-winning services. In 2018, Rosie Holidays was honored by the trustees of the Excellence in Tourism Awards with an induction into the Hall of Fame in recognition of the company’s contribution to the Tourism industry -first travel company in Fiji to enter the Hall of Fame. Recently in July 2019, Managing Director of Rosie Holidays Mr. Tony Whitton received the Order of Fiji Award from His Excellency, The President of Fiji for his significant contribution to the country through Tourism.
The largest and independent filter specialist in Fiji and proud distributors of world’s leading premium based lubricant “Caltex ”house, Filter Supplies Pte Ltd has been operating for the last 21 years. Mr Sarvesh Chetty took control of Filter Supplies Pte Ltd when he was just 16 years old from his father (the Founder of Filter Supplies). He single -handedly managed the business repairing disposed filters from home with only one employee. Turning 31 this year, Mr Chetty feels honored to look back and see how he developed 3 successful branches with 30 staff and expanding now to Pacific Island Countries. His journey was very challenging to manage the family business from refurbishing of filter to retail of brand-new filters to total solution for energy service backup, hire and maintenance.
TOTAL entered Fiji and Tonga markets through the acquisition of Shell’s assets in November 2006 and has quickly established itself as a market leader in inland and marine fuel markets in Fiji. Total’s Fiji business consists of a full suite of ground activities which includes retail service stations, commercial and bulk fuels, marine activities and lubricants. Total Fiji continues to strive for excellence and has successfully stamped its mark in the local and Pacific Island markets. The group is the re-exporter of fuel and lubricants to Kiribati, Tuvalu/ Marshall Islands, Norfolk, Noumea and Indonesia.
While others are innovating a product, this company is innovating service, introducing new methods and modernizing solutions in renewable energy space. Through their innovative engineering and service, the company secured their single largest renewable contract for engineering, procurement and construction of 5 solar-diesel-battery hybrid power systems. In the last 4 years, the company implemented various types of clean renewable energy projects in 14 Pacific island countries which was designed and built by the local workforce. This included innovative solutions in off-grid renewable energy, containerized water treatment plant, solar water pumps for farmers, communities and villagers in Pacific. Being a renewable energy company, CBS Power Solutions (Fiji) Ltd not only provides solutions through projects but also solutions that are innovative to suit our needs.
Telecom is a firm believer in the ethos that excellence in service means delivering what is promised and exceeding the expectations of customers. Telecom’s infrastructure and services span across Fiji. They handle high-level essential infrastructure such as Fiji’s airspace, delivery of information, monitoring for Fiji’s water and electricity nodes and back-haul data transport for the largest mobile telecommunications operator in Fiji. Their evolution of the customer portal, launch of Telecom’s X plans, online applications, multi-skilled agents focusing on customers and providing service excellence is a significant advantage and sets them apart from others. TFL ensures that Fiji’s critical information backbone - the national fiber network is able to provide for Fijians. Service excellence is embedded in their corporate culture.
In 2019, Fiji Airways teamed up with Facebook Business Partners - Adphorus (a SOJERN owned company) and their digital agency Dynamic Creative to scale a world-class optimization technology for airlines over Facebook advertising on Cross Campaign Optimization (CCO) with Bid Multipliers allowing companies to optimize every layer of their Facebook advertising Campaigns. Fiji Airways grows the US market with Facebook Multi-layer Optimization, Boosting Website Purchases by 68%. Multi-layer optimization means executing an integrated optimization strategy across your entire campaign structure, aimed at maximizing your return on ad spend. The results in the US market were so staggering, SOJERN interviewed Fiji Airways to feature as a SOJERN International Case Study which will feature in FACEBOOK BUSINESS Success Stories. This will be SOJERN’s official entry to the upcoming FACEBOOK BUSINESS APAC Partner Innovation Challenge.
Vodafone Fiji is the premier mobile telecommunications provider in Fiji with operations throughout the nation for the past 25 years. Vodafone’s sustainable business strategy and the work of the Vodafone ATH Fiji Foundation helps to deliver meaningful contribution focused on quality education, gender equality, economic growth, innovation and climate action. The Vodafone ATH Fiji Foundation, Vodafone’s philanthropic arm, exists in order to improve the quality of life of ordinary Fijians by driving change through connectivity. With the changing dynamics on how information is accessed, shared and disseminated in today’s digital age, Vodafone Fiji ATH Foundation is committed to bringing about positive societal change for the better
The CEO and former Executive Chairman, Mr Faiz Khan played an instrumental role in restructuring the Fiji Airports business by making the organization profitable and sustainable. Through his visionary leadership, FA achieved its best performance over the last 6 years. Under Mr Faiz's leadership the Nadi Airport Terminal Upgrade was successfully completed and is now an icon for the entire Pacific. Under his leadership, FA has become a successful and exemplary state- owned entity. The Skytrax World Airport Awards has recognised Nadi Airport as the sixth most improved airport in the world. Mr Faiz has led the evolution at FA since taking over the leadership reigns in 2013 with record breaking financial performances and delivering complicated airport infrastructure developments that benefit all Fijians.
Pacific Ocean Culture is Fiji’s largest single aquaculture facility specializing in finfish and crustacean production and a successful commercial scale leader in its field producing premium farmed product to promote “Fijian Made” products. With a multi-layered approach in business, the company has demonstrated its ability to sustainably manage the operation through all stages of the supply chain from hatchery, grow out, harvesting, processing and sales. The company provides economic invigoration for the rural community of Navua through employment and business with local suppliers, established farm gate sales, distribution with major supermarket chains throughout Fiji, distribution into local and international resorts, restaurants and hotels. It’s partnerships with Fiji National University provides students skills development and training.