Fiji’s South Sea Cruises Group (incorporating South Sea Cruises, Blue Lagoon Cruises, Awesome Adventures Fiji and voluntourism program Vinaka Fiji) has appointed Tracey Mehrtens of Accento Communications to the part time role of Public Relations Manager.
Danielle Krista will finish up as PR Manager for the South Sea Cruises Group this Friday, 2 Decemberto have her second child.
The appointment comes as current PR Manager, Danielle Krista, takes some time off for the impending arrival of her second child.
Based in Auckland, Ms Mehrtens is well known in the NZ and Australian tourism industry having represented many tourism clients in both countries.
In particular she is very familiar with Fiji, currently working for Tourism Fiji in NZ.
SSC Group Director of Sales and Marketing Wayne Deed welcomed Ms Mehrtens to the group.
“Tracey brings a wealth of experience to the business and we are excited to have her on board to continue our proactive public relations program working with both traditional media and online influencers to showcase our amazing Fiji experiences,” Mr Deed said.
Tracey Mehrtens will take on the role of PR Manager for the South Sea Cruises Group.
“I’d also like to thank Danielle Krista who has passionately promoted our group’s experiences for the past three years, and wish her the best of luck with her next stage of motherhood,” he said.
Ms Mehrtens said she was excited to take on the role.
“This is an amazing group of experiences, where travellers can truly immerse themselves in the ‘real’ Fiji and see those picture perfect Fijian landscapes – what a delight to work with media to promote!” Ms Mehrtens
Ms Mehrtens will take over the role from next Monday, 5 December, with Ms Krista finishing up this Friday, 2 December.