Outrigger on the Lagoon • Fiji shines spotlight on October stars

Jack Johnson, Selita Nakai, Peter Hopgood and Shivanjani Lata

Jack Johnson, Selita Nakai, Peter Hopgood and Shivanjani Lata

BY DONNA PARKIN — The Outrigger on the Lagoon • Fiji celebrated its October staff awards with five winners enjoying the limelight.

Acknowledged for his big personality and being a popular and efficient manager, Vahavu Pool, Bar & Grill Manager, Jack Johnson, was named “Manager of the Month.” He is also a favourite with guests, receiving a constant stream of praise on guest comment cards.

The “Front of House” recipient was Bebe Spa therapist, Shivanjani Lata. Acknowledged for being a  hard worker and skilled therapist, Shivanjani recently won “Spa Therapist of the Year” at the 2014 ASPA Awards held in Melbourne, Australia.

Food and beverage attendant at Baravi Restaurant, Sisilia Nadore was the “Here to Help” recipient, acknowledged for her pleasant personality and excellent menu knowledge.

Resort Electrician William Saukalou received the “How Can I Help” award. William recently volunteered to assist with a highway cleanup day, coordinating all the children and ensuring the day was not only successful, but a lot of fun.

Public Area Cleaner Selita Nakai was awarded “Back of House” recipient for her attentive and energetic approach to her job and pleasant disposition toward guests and fellow staff members.

General Manager Peter Hopgood said that he was delighted to present the awards to these deserving staff members. “October was a very busy month, and it makes me extremely proud to know that my team is committed to working consistently hard to ensure our guests have the best possible experience.”


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