EVT expands in Fiji with Rydges Wailoaloa to open late 2026


EVT will operate a new resort in Fiji under its Rydges brand at Wailoaloa Beach, with the new development set to open in late 2026.

Rydges Wailoaloa is set to offer 258 rooms and suites including swim up rooms, event and conferencing spaces, extensive recreation facilities, a spa, multiple food and beverage outlets and Fiji’s largest swimming pool.

“This partnership is an exciting development for Rydges and continues EVT Hotels & Resorts strategic focus on brand expansion, in both local and targeted international markets,” said Norman Arundel, director of Hotels & Resorts at EVT.

“Fiji is a beautiful country with a rich heritage, a holiday climate and picturesque ocean views. We look forward to bringing our refreshingly local philosophy and extensive hotel management experience to the Fijian hospitality sector.”