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Turtle Island Fiji Announces “Elope to Fiji” Contest Winner

February 3, 2014 Accolades No Comments Email Email

Turtle Island, Fiji, one of the world’s most private island retreats, announced the lucky winning couple in their “Elope to Fiji” Contest! Aveael Webb and Murray Armstrong from Auckland, New Zealand are the official winners of an all expenses paid, dream elopement to Turtle Island in Fiji. The engaged couple won this amazing prize by submitting a video of their marriage proposal to Turtle Island. The couple was surprised with this announcement at their home on January 22nd by representatives from Turtle Island who awarded their prize in person.

After announcing this unique contest in late October, the resort was flooded with videos from around the world. Ten of the most unique and compelling videos were posted to the Turtle Island website on January 5th. The winning couple had to receive the most social media shares within 48 hours of that time.

The “Kiwi” couple, who have been together for nearly two years, beat out other couples from all over the world including the U.S and Australia. They received 3,000 more votes that their nearest competitor during the 60-hour voting period with their video of a horseback proposal at sunset on Karioitahi Beach.

“We’re overjoyed to offer this wonderful prize to two people who are in love and starting a life together,” said Richard Evanson, owner of Turtle Island. “Turtle Island is the epitome of romance and we are honored to be part of their love story.”

The prize includes round-trip airfare to the island from New Zealand, 7-night accommodations on the private island paradise in a private bure, all meals, beverages and activities and of course a dream wedding, held on Valentine’s Day 2014. The wedding includes a photographer and a beautiful wedding celebration and feast.

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