Tenth birthday milestone for Outrigger Fiji’s Bebe Spa
RELEASE NUMBER 33/17
CORAL COAST, FIJI – Ten years ago, seven therapists gathered in the reception area of Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort’s newly opened Bebe Spa and welcomed their first guests.
Today, a team of 24 therapists delivers more than 900 treatments every month with Bebe Spa acknowledged as one of the leading spas in the South Pacific.
Spa Manager Praveena Dewan said the spa’s ongoing success was a testament to the energy and dedication of the Bebe team.
“This success has also been mirrored in the raft of awards with which we have been honored,” she said.
These include being named the Winner for Excellence in the TripAdvisor annual survey of spas in the Australasia Pacific region in 2015 and 2016.
Bebe Spa was also a finalist for Fiji Experience at the Tourism Fiji AON Awards in 2013, 2014 and 2015 and winner of the Australasian Spa Association Best Destination Spa (Resort) in 2011 and 2013.
The individual excellence of staff has also been recognized with the Best Therapist of the Year award won by therapist Shivajani Lata.
The spa industry has also acknowledged Bebe Spa’s pre-eminence, naming it winner of the Pevonia International Spa Design of the Year Award in 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015 and 2016 and winner of the Pevonia International Spa of the Year Award in 2013.
Praveena named the three most popular treatments as the traditional Fijian Bobo Massage, Signature Bebe Vakaviti Massage and the couples’ Romantic Discovery package.
“Many of our guests are return visitors as a treatment at Bebe Spa has become one of the highlights of their holiday at Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort and we regularly receive unsolicited testimonials.
“It is heartwarming to me to see that the recurring theme in these testimonials is the professionalism, warmth and friendliness of our staff,” she said.
VIP guests have included boxer Danny Green, International model Rachel Hunter, acclaimed musician Redfoo and Fiji’s Attorney General and Minister for Justice, Anti-Corruption, Public Enterprises, Communication, Civil Aviation, Tourism, Industry and Trade, Mr. Aiyaz Saiyad Kaiyum.
Since opening, Bebe Spa has involved itself in community projects such as blood collection drives, medical outreach and helping with the beautification of Sigatoka town.
“We also support our local schools and provide employment and training opportunities for aspiring newcomers to the industry,” Praveena said.
“Bebe Spa is rated as the number one spa in the whole of Fiji and Australasia and the team is what makes the difference and sets us apart.”
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