New NZ Representative for Sonaisali

The management and team at Sonaisali Island Resort and World Resorts of Distinction (WRD) are very pleased to announce the appointment of Melanie Secker as the new WRD Business Development Manager for New Zealand. Melanie in her new role will represent Sonaisali Island Resort & Tadrai Island Resort, Fiji in the New Zealand market.

World Resorts of Distinction has represented Sonaisali Island Resort for more than 16 years and are the resorts principal Marketing arm in North America, Australia and New Zealand. Melanie joined the dynamic WRD team as Business Development Manager New Zealand on 10th January 2011. Based in Auckland, Melanie will have easy access to both resorts key partners selling Fiji and will add enormous value to Sonaisali & Tadrai’s support role to key Travel Agent and Wholesale partners in the market. Commenting on her new role, Melanie said “I have been working with Fijian based tourism operators in the past and have always had a special place in my heart for Sonaisali, and I am now delighted to be representing not only Sonaisali, but Fiji’s newest Five Star Luxury Resort – Tadrai Island Resort. It is all very exciting and I am very much looking forward to the coming year.”

Sonaisali & Tadrai Island Resorts Managing Director; Aaron McGrath said: “Melanie has been a key supporter of Fiji Product for the past several years and is passionate and dedicated to the destination. Melanie’s wealth of knowledge about Fiji and the South Pacific will set her in excellent stead in supporting Sonaisali Island Resort, Tadrai Island Resort and our wholesale partners. We are very pleased to have Melanie join our dynamic team”

Fiona Wozney, Managing Director of WRD commented “We are thrilled to have Melanie on board and welcome the fresh new approach she will bring to the table.” Contact details for Melanie – Ph +64 21 629 101, email


About sonaisaliisland

4 Star Sonaisali Island Resort is located 300 metres from Viti Levu and only 25 minutes drive from Nadi International Airport with 24 hour island access via free boat transfer. Luxury Accommodation comprises of 123 rooms with a combination of Beachfront Hotel Rooms, Oceanview Bures & Beachfront Spa Bures. The Resort boasts two world-class restaurants and 4 bars. Large lagoon style pool with swim up bar, Frangipani Spa, Horse-riding, Sports Fishing, Surf Tours, Jet Ski, Paintball, Padi Gold Palm Resort, Snorkelling trips, Luxury Catamaran sailing, Kids Club, Fijian Firewalking, Traditional Meke Performances, Business Centre and Green Globe 21 - 2007 certified.
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