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Family Deal for Castaway Island, Fiji

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Phuket, Thailand
1 July 2014

Five-night fly-in, fly-out package for idyllic Fijian island

Scenes from a family holiday on Castaway Island, Fiji

Getting there with the kids is half the fun with Castaway Island’s five-night family Fly-In Fly-Out package that combines helicopter and seaplane transfers with a luxury Fijian escape.

Castaway Island is a pristine, four-star private island resort located in the heart of Fiji’s Mamanuca Island group. The 70-hectare island is covered in tropical rainforest and fringed by white sand beaches and vibrant coral reefs. It is 18 miles (30 kms) offshore from Fiji’s main island, Viti Levu.

With the latest package, two adults and two children or four adults can now fly direct from Nadi International Airport in Fiji to Castaway Island, arriving in style by private helicopter and enjoying spectacular aerial views along the way.

As well as five nights’ accommodation, the package includes a banana boat ride, escorted snorkeling safari, dolphin safari excursion and sunset cruise for four.

The return journey continues the holiday experience with guests flying from Castaway Island back to Nadi by seaplane.

Fly-In Fly-Out seaplane transfers

The package cost is F$9,480 (US$5,211) for four adults or two adults and two children. The package is also available for two adults for F$7,440 (US$4,090) which as well as helicopter and sea plane transfers and five nights accommodation, includes two half-hour traditional Fiji relaxation massages, a bottle of sparkling wine, a dolphin safari speedboat excursion for two and His and Hers Castaway Island sarongs.

The package is valid to 31 March 2015 and terms and conditions apply.

To book, visit castawayfiji.com/book http://castawayfiji.com/book or visit www.castawayfiji.com http://www.bebespafiji.com for further information.

In related news…

Outrigger Promotes Steven Andrews to General Manager of Castaway Island, Fiji

Outrigger Enterprises Group has announced the appointment of Steven Andrews as General Manager of Castaway Island Fiji.
Steven brings broad experience in Fiji’s hospitality industry to his new role.

Steven Andrews

Steven (pictured) joined Castaway Island as Manager Operations in 2005 and in 2012 was promoted to the position of Resort Manager.

Prior to joining Castaway Island Andrew held the positions of Assistant Resort Manager and Resort Manager at the five-star Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort Fiji Island Resort.

Since beginning his hospitality career in 1988 he has gained experience in Accounts, Night Audit, Front Office, Operations and departmental management roles. He has undertaken several Hotel and Management courses and intends to pursue an MBA later this year.

He is married with three children and lists his hobbies as cycling, scuba diving and soccer.

Regional General Manager of Outrigger Resorts Fiji, Mr Peter Hopgood, said Steven’s promotion to General Manager of Castaway Island reflected his strong work ethic and commitment to his staff.

“Steven is a great leader of people and very passionate about the service his team delivers to their guests on Castaway Island,” Mr Hopgood said.

Accessible only by boat, seaplane or helicopter, Castaway Island is a private island resort located in the heart of Fiji’s Mamanuca Island group approximately 30 kilometres (18 miles) offshore from the main Fijian island of Viti Levu. The island’s 70 hectares (174 acres) are covered in rich tropical rainforest and surrounded by white sand beaches and coral reefs.

The private island featuring 66 accommodation bures (bungalows) was acquired by Outrigger Enterprises Group from its previous owner Mr Geoffrey Shaw in February this year along with 100% ownership of Outrigger on the Lagoon. Fiji.

For additional information on Outrigger on the Lagoon*Fiji, Castaway Island and Outrigger Hotels & Resorts visit www.outriggerfiji.com, www.castawayfiji.com and www.outrigger.com

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About Outrigger Enterprises Group
Outrigger Enterprises Group is one of the largest and fastest growing privately-held leisure lodging, retail and hospitality companies in the Asia Pacific and Oceania regions and continues to expand its presence throughout the area. A family-owned company with 66 years of hospitality experience, Outrigger runs a highly-successful, multi-branded portfolio of hotels, condominiums and vacation resort properties, including Outrigger® Hotels & Resorts, OHANA® Hotels & Resorts, Embassy Suites®, Holiday Inn® Best Western®, Wyndham Vacation Ownership® and Hilton Grand Vacations. Currently, Outrigger operates and/or has under development 46 properties with approximately 11,000 rooms located in Hawaii; Australia; Guam; Fiji; Thailand; Mauritius; Vietnam; and Hainan Island, China. Outrigger Enterprises Group also operates and develops hotel properties and hospitality-related retail and real estate opportunities for partners in Hawaii, the Pacific, and Asia. For on-line information, log on at www.outriggerenterprisesgroup.com and www.outrigger.com.

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts, Asia-Pacific
Ste 105-108, Plaza Del Mar, No. 1 Pasak-Koktanod Rd
Cherngtalay Sub-Dist., Thalang District
Phuket Province, 83110 Thailand
Tel: (+66) 76 318 230
Fax: (+66) 76 318 232
Email: gai.tadakittikul@outrigger.com

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