Industry Update
Appointment 4 August 2014

Robert Parra

Appointed Business Development Director for North America
At InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa in Viti Levu

Robert ParraNo stranger to the Fiji market, Bob held several positions with national carrier Fiji Airways over the last 13 years, his last role being Area Sales Manager West Coast. With 20 years of marketing and business development experience, Bob has an invaluable understanding of leisure and groups across multiple niches. In his new role Bob will be responsible for the resort’s strategic sales objectives in the North American market, and will be the in-market point of contact for all training and sales related opportunities. Bob’s appointment is well timed with Tourism Fiji’s latest initiatives to kick-start tourism activity in the North America, and Fiji Airways’ announcement of daily flights to Nadi from Los Angeles as they welcomed the new A330s to their fleet.

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG)

IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organization with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, Hotel Indigo®, EVEN® Hotels, HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Express®, Holiday Inn Club Vacations®, Holiday Inn Resort®, avid™ hotels, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®.
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