The waves of the shore of Fuji roll to the vacant crowds. Suva is the capital, and due to the political unrest embracing this capital, the tourism industry of the nation has reached the virtual standstill. It is seemed to be that this place is ignored and forgot by the people who just choose the place for vacation. It was the years 1987 when the coup from Fuji has experienced the downfall in the arrivals and beings of the tourists to the Islands of Fuji as well as the region located in the South Pacific with the threat of the worse to come.
Fiji stands out amongst the nations who live in the Pacific Islands for having the largest population and the higher level of the social and economic development. It is seen and considered as the epicenter of this region. Fiji by itself consists of three hundred and thirty-three islands, and the two largest ones are Vanua Levu and Viti Levu. As I mentioned above, Suva is its capital and it is situated on the southeastern coast of the island called Viti Levu. There is one more city which is called Lautoka and it is located on the northwestern coast of the island Viti Levu.
It was the years 1987 when the two military coups were established, and after this, the region was set from the time of the economic prosperity as the result of the broadcasted publicity. Later it had some intervals if the Americans Cup Campaign in the end of 1999 and at the beginning of 2000.
The enforcing that was based on the different rules of the law and the overthrow of the democratically elected Government, it has not amused the International Community and it even has affected the tourism industry which was in Fiji.
George Speight who is the leader of the coup and the armed gang claimed that they were ready for fighting for the rights of the indigenous majority of the island Fiji, which held dozens of the hostages and even including the deposed Prime Minister who was Mahendra Chaudhry at that time as well as the rest of the members of the prior government. As the stand-off has ended in the sense, the operators working in the tourism industry, picturesque Fiji and they were wondering when they would be out of the work when the certain things wouldn’t improve soon.
It was the first and the earliest days of the existence of the coup, when the owners of some resorts and the tourist operators downplayed the effects on this mentioned industry, saying that there had been only the small number of the cancellations.
The waves of the shore of Fuji roll to the vacant crowds. Suva is the capital, and due to the political unrest embracing this capital, the tourism industry of the nation has reached the virtual standstill. It is seemed to be that this place is ignored and forgot by the people who just choose the place for vacation.