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Academic Teaching Staff
Mr. Samson Bisafo
Head of School | Assistant lecturer
Tourism and Hospitality Management
Master in Business Administration (MBA).Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management, University of the South Pacific(USP), SUVA,Fiji.
Research Interest: Sport Tourism
MBA with ten years of experience in strategic management, budgeting, forecasting and financial analysing. Expert in Teaching and curriculum development, implementing result-oriented policies for managing human capital, improving inter-departmental staff relations and in-house training programs. Dynamic and self-motivated, result-oriented expert.
Mr. Mark Ariki
Assistant lecturer | PhD Candidate
Master of Science (MSc.) in Tourism Development and Management
Research Interest: Culture and Sustainable Tourism
Ms Emarlyn Boka
Assistant Lecturer | Programme Coordinator – Bachelor of Hospitality, Tourism and Events Management
Master Degree in Tourism & Bachelor of Tourism in Arts and Hospitality
Speciality: Sustainable Tourism
Ms Buia Betengi Sikua
Head of Department Tourism and Hotel | Assistant lecturer Event Management
Postgraduate Diploma of Commerce in Tourism and Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Commerce in Tourism and Hospitality Management, University of the South Pacific (USP), SUVA, Fiji.
Ms Christina Kafukese Ariki
Fulltime Tutor | Masters Candidate
Bachelor Degree in Commerce, majoring in Tourism and Hospitality Management, University of the South Pacific(USP),SUVA,Fiji.
Mr. Lloyd Tonafalea
Fulltime Tutor | STHM Student Mentor
Bachelor Degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management, UPNG
Mr. Patrick Kafa Manioru
Assistant Lecturer – Food and Beverage management
Bachelor Degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management/Certificate III in Food and Beverage Management. University of Papua New Guinea
Research Interest: Hospitality
Assistant lecturer Ecotourism | STHM Research Coordinator
Master of International Tourism Management (Hons.), Auckland University of Technology, NZ. Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality, University of the South Pacific, Fiji. Diploma of Management, Institute of TAFE, Adelaide, South Australia. Cert. Secretarial, Solomon Islands College of Higher Education, Solomon Islands.
Research Interest: Ecotourism benefits for Solomon Islands.
Mrs. Mary Raupata Tavava
Head of Department Hospitality and Culinary Arts | Assistant lecturer Tourism and Hospitality
Postgrad Dip in Commerce, Tourism and Hospitality, University of the South Pacific (USP),SUVA, Fiji. Certificate III in Commercial Cookery, APTC, Queensland Tafe, Samoa. Certificate 4 Culinary Arts, Toi-Ohomai, Institute of Technology, Rotorua , New Zealand. Bachelor in Education, Food Science and Technology, USP, Suva Fiji.
Mr. Peter Smith Iroi Esibaea
Culinary Trainer | STHM Internship Coordinator
Bachelor of Hospitality and Hotel Management /Cert IV in commercial Cookery. Fiji National University.
Research Interest: Sales and Marketing
Kitchen Bar and Restaurant Division – Lokol Fusion Café
Ms Elizabeth Sibisopere
Professional and Technical Department –Lokol Fusion Cafe Executive Chef
Diploma of International Hospitality /Cookery and Pattissier
Diploma of Hospitality/Certificate Commercial Cookery. With over 20 years’ experience
Assistant Head Chef
Diploma of Tourism/Certificate in Commercial Cookery
With over 20 years of experience
Diploma of Hospitality Studies
Barista Instructor and Bar Services
With over 15 years of experience
Tony Fred, CEO
Founder and chief visionary, Tony is the driving force behind the company. He loves to keep his hands full by participating in the development of the software, marketing, and customer experience strategies.