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Over 140 hotels and properties show interest in government’s Tourism Recovery Package

Over 140 hotels and properties show interest in government’s Tourism Recovery Package

By Dhanjay Deo
Saturday 01/08/2020
Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum. [image: Parliament of Fiji]

Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum confirms over 140 hotels and properties have decided to work with Fiji Airways to come up with government’s Tourism Recovery Package.

Government has allocated $60 million for the Fiji Recovery Rebate Package in the 2020/2021 National Budget where through Fiji Airways, the government will give the first 150,000 visitors $400 each to go towards packages including flights, accommodation and Food and Beverages.

Sayed-Khaiyum had earlier said that Fiji Airways will work with different operators and they will have to give at least 45% discount before the duty reduction.

He says government will subsidize up to $400 for the first 150,000 tourists and the amount will be split between Fiji Airways and the hotel property.

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