The Supreme Award winners will vie for the top accolade of Supreme Award. This Award is not directly entered but selected from all applications recognising they have excelled in every part of the Awards criteria. This Award will be presented to a company that had demonstrated significant and sustained international growth along with clear understanding of overseas markets. The winner should have demonstrated commercial success and outlined benefits across multiple facets including job creation, innovation service excellence and social responsibility.
Fiji Airways is a Fijian success story. From a successful business turnaround and a complete rebranding in 2013, the airline has achieved record growth and continuous profits. It continues to be the main driver for Fiji's tourism industry with well over 65% of all visitors arriving into Fiji on a Fiji Airways flight. Fiji Airways joined the one world alliance as its first one world connect member being the smallest airline in the world to join a global airline alliance.
Tappoo Group of Companies is a household name and continues to lead the way with excellence, innovation and tenacity. The company is proud about its humble beginnings and continues to build on the values of their ancestors, contributing significantly towards the growth of the nation. The Group has not only diversified into a number of sectors, providing the source of livelihoods for more than thousand families, but also holds a strong sense of social responsibility and well-being for the local community. The Group has a strong work culture where professionalism, merit and innovation are highly valued. The judges have been impressed with the Group’s significant contribution and continued confidence and investment in the Fijian economy, its exceptional customer service, their growth strategy and their constant drive to be the best in the business.
Rosie Holidays continues to lead the way through constant innovation and exceptional customer service. Fiji’s largest travel company with multiple awards to its credit, continually looks for ways to exceed customer expectations offering product versatility, VIP lounge access, traveler apps, a large fleet of vehicles and 24 hour customer care to visitors from over 30 countries. The company’s promise of “Bula lives here” embodies the values that are inherent in every interaction they have with their customers - the very best in hospitality, warmth, thoughtful service and kindness. Rosie Holidays bring these same values to their community work having and continuing to donate many thousands of dollars and services to their local communities. The judges awarded Rosie Holidays the Supreme Award due to their significant level of foreign exchange earnings, constant innovation, clear and compelling marketing strategies, strong community ties and their exceptional level of customer service, where going the extra mile is always accompanied with a smile.