InterContinental Fiji Launches International Career For Local

(NATADOLA, FIJI) Wednesday 5 March 2014 – InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa is proud to announce the appointment of their local Business Development Director, Jocelyn Whiteside, to the position of Director of Sales & Marketing at Holiday Inn Resort Benoa Bali.

Ms Whiteside, a Suva born and bred Yat Sen graduate joined InterContinental Fiji’s sales force with thirteen years experience in Fiji’s tourism industry under her belt, and now joins the ranks of InterContinental employees to pursue their career in the international arena.

“We were thrilled to have someone of Jocelyn’s caliber join the team and she has been an incredible asset and a key influencer in driving results in the Wholesale, Meetings, Incentives, Conference and Events markets for the resort for the last two and a half years,” says Scott Williams, General Manager.

Holiday Inn Benoa Bali, due to open later this year, and InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa are part of the Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG). With over 4,600 hotels in over 110 countries and territories there is literally a world of opportunity for IHG employees who aspire to grow and develop their careers.

“Jocelyn’s work ethic and commitment to delivering excellence speaks for itself and we’re thrilled to see her hard work rewarded with the opportunity to move overseas within IHG,” continued Mr Williams.

Ms Whiteside said, “The professional development opportunities within IHG are incredible, and my success would not have been possible without the support of my team here at the resort.”

“I’m look forward to discovering Bali, taking on the challenges of my new role, and continuing my journey with IHG. This is an amazing opportunity and I am beyond excited!” she continued.

IHG’s ‘Room to Grow’ program supports and develops their people to pursue rewarding careers through personal development plans, mentoring programs, cross training opportunities, structured learning, and the IHG job referral program.

“We make it our priority to ensure the success of our employees’ both here in Fiji and abroad,” concluded Mr Williams. “We are extremely proud of Jocelyn, and although she will be missed, this is a great opportunity to fulfill her career ambitions and develop her career with IHG.”

Affectionately known as ‘The People’s Resort’ due to its ownership by the Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF), the resort is dedicated to developing local talent and supporting employees as they pursue a rewarding career. For more information on InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa visit fiji.intercontinental.com

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