Tourism and Hospitality

Tourism and Hospitality

TAHSA President

Name: Tane Pihaatae

Programme: Bachelor of Arts in Tourism Studies and International Business Marketin

Level: 300


Work and Volunteer Experience

  • Tourism And Hospitality Student Association (TAHSA 2016) Member (President 2017)
  • Technician Assistant at Air-Pro South-Pacific in Fiji (10/2010 - 05/2011) 
  • Monitor and interpreter for secondary school students from Wallis and Futuna (9/09/2012 - 6/10/2012) (7/10/2013 - 25/10/2013) (13/10/2014 25/10/2014) 
  • Committee organisation for the Cyclone PAM concert held at the University of the South Pacific (26/03/2015)
  • Volunteer at Careers Fair for the University of the South Pacific (2015 / 2016 / 2017)  
  • Volunteer at Health Week for the University of the South Pacific (2015 / 2016 / 2017) 
  • Volunteer at the Family Day for the University of the South Pacific (05/09/2015)
  • University of the South Pacific Orientation Week (2015, 2016, 2017)
  • First Year Experience Buddy Program in the University of the South-Pacific (2016, 2017)
  • Volunteering at Europe Day 2016



  • Member, Suva Goju-Ryu Karate Club
  • Dancer and musician at Rako-Pasefika
  • Member, Pacifica Voices in Fiji
  • Member, Krav Maga Fiji (Israeli Martial Art)
  • Member, of Takia Outrigger Canoe Club


  • Soccer, VolleyBall, BasketBall, Tennis, Table Tennis, swimming, Paddling, Dancing, Singing, Playing instruments.


TAHSA Vice President

Name: Marisia Qoli

Programme: Bachelor of Commerce in Hotel Management 

Level: 300


Paid Work Experience:

  • Ministry of Tourism Cruise Survey Trainee
  • Intern at Quality & Survey Office, USP from 30th May to 7th June, 2015
  • Internship at Laucala Island Resort Limited from 15th December, 2015 26th December, 2016. 
  • Voluntary/ Community Service


  • USP clean-up program organized by tourism and hospitality Students Association (TAHSA) and worked specifically at the garden
  • Vanuatu Project for student Life Campus Crusade.


  • Served as Tourism School Representative for Open Day at the University of the South Pacific, Laucala Campus
  • Volunteer- Trade Pasifika Show [Laucala]


  • Socializing, Reading, Playing Guitar and Singing, Visiting new Places and its Unique cultures.

Goals for TAHSA 

  • Promoting the Tourism Association as one of the proactive association in the University that advocates environmental awareness through campaigns that engages the students

TAHSA Secretary

Name: Serin Son

Programme: Bachelor of Commerce in Hotel Management 

Level: 300


Work Experience & Voluntary Experience


  • 1 year student internship at Radisson Blu Resort Fiji


  • Cruise ship survey with Ministry of Tourism
  • Cleanup campaign with TAHSA


  • Socializing, watching movies, reading books, playing ukulele, dancing, travelling etc

TAHSA Treasurer

Name: Mohammed Zahid Khan

Programme: Bachelor of Commerce in Hotel Management

Level: 300

Work experience: 


  • USP Intern at InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa (12 months)
  • Night Auditor at Yatule Resort & Spa (6 weeks)
  • Senior Peer Mentor- Faculty of Business & Economics (currently)

Likes & Interests:


  • Indoor FUTSAL soccer
  • Socializing with brilliant minds
  • Swimming


What TAHSA should achieve this year:


  • More Tourism major students need to be aware about TAHSA Community
  • Achiever its stipulated objectives of community work and other activities planned for profitability and getting students from all backgrounds engaged with all levels of transparency.
  • Become a leading student association in USP.




TAHSA Social Representative

Name: Jolame Domoni

Programme: Bachelor of Commerce in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Level: 300

Paid work: 

  • Cruise ship survey attendant.
  • Bartender at Bamboo Travellers Inn in Wailoaloa, Nadi.

Voluntary Experience:

  • Takalana reform project (TAHSA)
  • Cooker and wine sommelier at the TS 209 dinner at Tanoa Plaza
  • Kitchen hand at Holiday Inn on Food & Beverage field trip.
  • Marketing during USP market day 2016.
  • Attended noodle and dumpling making class at Chinese Confucius institute USP.


  • Socializing, travelling, meeting with new people, learning new things, singing, etc.


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