(Dive Travel Business News - October 23, 2012) -- Fiji’s Jean-Michel Cousteau Fiji Islands Resort was named Australasia’s Leading Green Hotel in the 2012 World Travel Awards. It was the hotel’s third time of winning the award, the first time being in 2008. The World Travel Awards recognize excellence in the tourism industry in various regions, including the Middle East, Africa and the Indian Ocean, the Americas, Asia and Australia, and Europe. The 5-star Jean-Michel Cousteau Fiji Islands Resort is located on the island of Vanua Levu on 17 acres of a former coconut plantation.
According to Mark Slimmer, general manager of the resort, “It is our enduring philosophy to strive to maintain nature’s balance by respecting the Fijian people and the vitality of our environment, while creating an eco-friendly vacation experience for our guests.” read more »