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July 04, 2012 12:00:00 AM
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Almost 600 associates employed across Starwood Hotels and Resorts Fiji is able to claim the entire item they are entitled to from a relief fund setup to alleviate the unfortunate circumstances they have faced.

As a result of the most recent floods which severely impacted the greater Nadi area, $FJ481,532.32 was released by the international Starwood Associate Relief Fund to assist its affected associate employees.  

Accordingly, a statement said Starwood Fiji has committed all monies received from the Relief Fund towards purchasing a significant amount of household which would replace those belongings lost by many associates during the floods.

Official start of distribution was done yesterday after a lengthy process which ensured complete accountability and transparency in the purchase of goods, and the distribution process.  

Starwood Fiji Director of Human Resources, Vishnu Deo expressed his team’s excitement at successfully realising such a significant effort on behalf of the resorts’ associates.

As of today, associates are able to claim all the items they are entitled to and distribution points have been setup by all three major suppliers, at their Nadi stores.

By Ropate Valemei

 

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