GendaDISRUPT Tourism 18/03/17 - Speakers

 Lance Seeto

Lance Seeto

Can we turn #Fiji's ancient and cultural gastronomy into a cutting-edge cuisine, adding as a major tourism product for the industry? - Chef Lance Seeto talks about #foodtourism at #GendaDISRUPT on our theme "Innovating Change in Fiji Through Tourism".
 Debra Sadranu

Debra Sadranu

Fijians are gifted with a touch of healing in the massage techniques passed down from generations and we are enriched with natural resources for wellness treatments that makes it a unique experience offered to tourists. But is our spa & wellness industry up to par to be a preferred world spa destination?
 Marita Manley

Marita Manley

"All of Fiji's tourism industry is founded on our environment; the land, the ocean and everything that connects them - forests, rivers, mangroves, beaches, reefs...We need investment that starts from the perspective of actively promoting environmental conservation, energy efficiency and waste management..."

 Colin Philp

Colin Philp

"Our most valuable natural resource is our ocean.." - Colin Philp of Leleuvia Island Resort talks about Conservation Tourism and how Leleuvia leads by example in preserving Fiji's ocean, cultural heritage and arts through their operations at #GendaDISRUPT on our theme "Innovating Change in #Fiji Through Tourism".
 
 Captain Semi Koroilavesau

Captain Semi Koroilavesau

The #iTaukei mindset and their subsistence way of living makes it difficult for Fijians to operate successful commercial entities. How can we help adapt and empower locals to become more business-savvy in our #tourism industry? - Commander Semi Koroilavesau, Partner in Captain Cook Cruises Fiji talks about #cultural & #SocialBarriers at #GendaDISRUPT on our theme "Innovating Change in #Fiji Through Tourism".
 Ravinder Dhesi

Ravinder Dhesi

"As #Fiji's tourism industry targets to achieve earnings of $2.2 billion by 2021, are our local talents in middle and senior management ready to support this growth?" - Ravinder Dhesi, Hotel Manager of Sheraton Fiji Resort talks about the industry's #TalentPipeline and challenges of the local workforce at #GendaDISRUPT on our theme "Innovating Change in Fiji Through #Tourism".
 
 Akanisi & Junior Sankracharya

Akanisi & Junior Sankracharya

"We don't have to conform to the world standards and definition of what it means to be successful, we're comfortable with who we are..." - Wedding Stylists & Owners of Grace Creations-Fiji, Akanisi & Junior Sankracharya at #GendaDISRUPT on our theme "Innovating Change in #Fiji Through #Tourism".