PPRS Symposium Venue

Venue: The symposium will be held at the Holiday Inn, located on Victoria Parade, Suva, Fiji Islands. Suva is situated on the southeast coast of the island of Viti Levu, which is the largest island in Fiji.

Travel:

Nadi Airport caters for all international flights in Fiji. Nadi Airport is located on the western side of Viti Levu, approximately 200 km from Suva City. Suva Airport (located in Nausori), 30 km from Suva, only caters to a few regional and international flights. Information on flight packages to Fiji can be obtained directly from the airlines. The website addresses for the international airlines are:

Fiji Airways: www.fijiairways.com
Air New Zealand: https://www.airnewzealand.co.nz/
Korean Air: www.koreanair.com
Virgin Australia: https://www.virginaustralia.com
Qantas: www.qantas.com.au
Jetstar: https://www.jetstar.com

Transport Options from Nadi Airport to Suva

The venue is approximately 200 km from Nadi Airport. You can travel by plane, public bus, taxi, tourist coach or rental car.  Fiji Link is the only domestic airline that flies from Nadi Airport to Nausori Airport and return; the flight takes approximately 30 minutes.  It takes another 30 minutes to travel from the Nausori Airport to Suva; taxi fare is around FJ$35.

Public buses and tourist coaches takes about 4 to 7 hours from Nadi to Suva whereas rental cars and taxis take about 3.5 hours to reach Suva.  For safety and convenience, it is advisable that you travel between Nadi and Suva during the day.

Travelling Within Suva

Public buses and taxis can be used for travelling within Suva. Taxis wait at taxi stands or can be flagged down. Taxis can also be hired. Buses do not accept cash. E-ticketing disposable cards are available for purchase on the buses in $2, $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100 denominations. These can also be purchased from the Vodafone outlet in the arrivals concourse area of Nadi Airport. The bus fare within Suva City will cost FJ$0.68.

 Accommodation:

There are numerous hotels in and near Suva City. The hotels that are mentioned below are located in Suva City, close to restaurants and shopping centers and to the symposium venue. Delegates will be responsible for making their own accommodation bookings directly with the hotels of their choice.

Holiday Inn Suva
501 Victoria Parade, Suva, Fiji
GPO Box 1357, Suva, Fiji
Phone : (+679) 3301600
Fax: (+679) 3300251
Email: reservations.holidayinnsuva@ihg.com
Website: www.holidayinn.com/Suva
Grand Pacific Hotel
584 – 628 Victoria Parade 
Phone: (+679) 322 2000
Mobile: (+679) 9226123
Email: frontoffice@gph.com.fj
Website: www.grandpacifichotel.com.fj
Tanoa Plaza Hotel Suva
Cnr Gordon & Malcolm Street
Suva, Fiji
Postal Address: PO Box 112, Suva
Phone: (+679) 3312300
Fax: (+679) 3301300
Email: plaza@tanoahotels.com
Website: www.tanoaplaza.com
Quest Suva
Cnr of Renwick Road and Pratt Street
Suva Central Building  
Phone: (+679) 3319119
Fax: (+679) 3319118
Website: www.questapartments.co.nz/properties/fiji/suva 
Capricorn Apartment Hotel
7 Saint Fort Street, Suva.
P. O. Box 1261, Suva, Fiji Islands.
Phone: (+679) 3303732 or 3314799
Fax: (+679) 3303069
Email: capricorn@connect.com.fj
Website: http://www.capricornfiji.com
Peninsula International Hotel
Cnr. McGregor Road and Pender Street, Suva.
Phone: (+679) 3313711
Fax: (+679) 331 4473
Email: reservations@peninsula.com.fj
Website: www.peninsula.com.fj
Studio 6 Apartments
1-3 Walu Street, Suva, Fiji
Phone: (+679) 3307477
Fax: (+679) 3307133
Email: reservations@studio6.com.fj
Website: http://www.studio6.com.fj
Suva Motor Inn
Mitchell Street, Suva
Phone: (+679) 3313973
Email: suvamotorinn@connect.com.fj
Website: http://www.suvamotorinn.com

Other information:

  1. For meals there are many places in the Suva City vicinity that open till 11pm and there are also fast food places that open 24 hours. There are variety of cuisines to choose from in Suva from the traditional Fijian cuisine to the authentic South Indian curry, Japanese, Thai, Korean to the sidewalk BBQ and hot dog stands.
  2. Some hotels provide WIFI free of charge to guests while others will charge an extra fee. There are also internet café’s in the city center with charges usually from FJD$4 – FJD$5 an hour.
  3. The main tourist attractions in Suva include:
Colo-I-Suva Forest Park Fiji Museum Thurston Gardens
Suva Market Handicraft Centre Government House
Albert Park Sukuna Park  

Contact

For questions regarding the symposium, please contact:

Ms Shaiza Janif
Research Skills Development Coordinator
Email: janif_s@usp.ac.fj
Phone: (679) 323 2403