Wednesday, February 21st, 2018


Fiji’s premier island resort is celebrating ‘The Big 50′ with a whole month of celebrations during November. Castaway Island, Fiji Resort  (download high resolution Castaway images here) FIJI ISLANDS – Fifty years ago, a small Fijian island named Qualito echoed to the sound of bush knives as workers cleared scrub and began building bures (small thatched cottages).  Today the [...]

Outrigger Resorts extends a big Bula “Welcome Back!” to guests with the reopening of Castaway Island, Fiji Resort on June 1

The private island resort reopens following damage by tropical cyclone Winston in February. PHUKET, THAILAND – June 1 was a day of celebration on Castaway Island, Fiji as this private island resort reopened and welcomed guests back following a three-month island clean-up and property renovation after February’s tropical cyclone Winston. Resort General Manager Steven Andrews [...]

Castaway Island in Fiji Announces Re-opening Date Following Tropical Cyclone Winston

PHUKET, THAILAND – Castaway Island Fiji is scheduled to re-open on June 1, 2016 following repairs to damage caused to the resort by Tropical Cyclone Winston on 20 February. Darren Edmonstone, Managing Director of Outrigger Resorts Asia Pacific, said that the resort would open earlier if it was at all possible and that a further [...]

Outrigger Resorts Announces Global Conservation Program

Hospitality Group Pledges to Plant and Grow a Football Field Worth of Coral in Pacific, Southeast Asia and Indian Oceans PHUKET, THAILAND – In conjunction with World Oceans Month, Outrigger Resorts has announced the launch of OZONE (Outrigger’s ZONE) – a global conservation initiative centered on coral health and resiliency in the waters surrounding the [...]

Six Star Executive Chef Drops Anchor at Outrigger Resorts’ Castaway Island, Fiji

PHUKET, THAILAND – Chef Markus Nufer has returned to his home in Fiji to become Executive Chef of Castaway Island Fiji after an outstanding career with five star cruise line Crystal Cruises. Markus was only 15 when he began cooking in Zurich in his native Switzerland and by 19 had obtained his degree as a [...]

Castaway Island Named Number One Resort In Fiji

PHUKET, THAILAND – Idyllic Castaway Island Fiji has triumphed in both the AON Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards and Readers’ Choice Top 10 Awards announced by Holidays with Kids magazine (Australia). The resort won four awards at the Excellence in Tourism Awards and was named Number One Family Resort in Fiji by Holidays with Kids [...]


It’s the chef’s shout at Castaway Island Fiji in with all meals and a free excursion to Cloud 9 for stays between 25 January and 31 March 2015. PHUKET, THAILAND – Castaway Island Fiji has launched a ‘Summer Feast’ offer that includes full buffet or a la carte breakfasts, buffet or a la carte lunch, [...]

Outrigger Wins Family Friendly Awards in Phuket and Fiji

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION Phuket, Thailand 24 July 2014 Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort and Villas, Outrigger on the Lagoon, Fiji, and Castaway Island, Fiji, an Outrigger Resort, voted best in their regions for family holidays Three Outrigger Resort properties have taken top honours in their respective regions in the Out & About with Kids [...]

Family Deal for Castaway Island, Fiji

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION Phuket, Thailand 1 July 2014 Five-night fly-in, fly-out package for idyllic Fijian island 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 [...]

Thirteen Outrigger Properties Awarded 2014 TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION Phuket, Thailand Recognized as a Top Performing Hospitality Business as Reviewed by Travellers on the World’s Largest Travel Site Outrigger Enterprises Group announces that thirteen of their properties across around the world have been awarded a TripAdvisor “Certificate of Excellence” for 2014. Establishments that consistently receive excellent traveler reviews on [...]