17 August, 2006
PM unveils the design of the new Grand Pacific Crowne Plaza
The Prime Minister, Laisenia Qarase, yesterday launched the design concept for the new Grand Pacific Crowne Plaza which will be located at the site of the old Grand Pacific Hotel. The Grand Pacific Crowne Plaza will become a striking new Suva landmark, in which the elegance of the past meets the spirit of the future. The Crowne Plaza will be a major visitor draw card for the capital and will present a considerable number of job opportunities, both during construction and beyond, to locals. Standing to benefit will also be members of the Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF) as it is the major investor in the project, together with the Fiji Investment Corporation Limited. Note from GV : For those that will be visiting Suva, a two bedroom home can be viewed and booked with links at the right hand side of this blog or call direct +679 3396427; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The home has High Speed Internet Access and a Personal Computer provided complimentary for guests. A 20% discount off the rate per night is being offered for the months of August and September 2006. See earlier post in this blog.