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Meade takes over at top of Fiji Tourism

Michael Meade has been appointed as acting chief executive of Tourism Fiji and has taken up leadership of the Fijian national tourism organisation.

Fiji’s minister of tourism Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said he was delighted to welcome Michael Meade to Fiji to help guide Fijian tourism as the organisation begins to implement a new change in its strategic goals and objectives.

“Michael is one of Asia Pacific’s more successful tourism executives and he brings a wealth of over 30 years of knowledge and experience to Tourism Fiji,” he said.

An Australian national, Meade has held senior management and marketing roles in some of the world’s leading hospitality and aviation brands.

These include the InterContinental Hotels Group, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, Southern Pacific Hotels Corporation, Rendezvous Hospitality Group, Jin Jiang Hotels China and British Airways.

Meade knows Pacific tourism well and has worked throughout the Asia-Pacific including positions based in Australia, New Zealand, China, Malaysia and Thailand.

Photography courtesy of Tourism Fiji