17 February, 2017
His Majesty King Tupou VI officially opened the Tanoa International Dateline Hotel yesterday Thursday the 16th of February, 2017. His Majesty was accompanied by Her Majesty Queen Nanasipau’u. Also present at this occasion were members of the Royal Family including The Princess Royal Her Royal Highness Princess Salote Mafile’o Pilolevu Tuita, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala and the Crown Princess Sinaitakala Tuku’aho.
The Prime Minister, Hon Samuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva and Cabinet Ministers were also present at this occasion, on behalf of the Government. The Hon Prime Minister delivered the address from Government. The refurbishment and upgrade of the former International Dateline Hotel is a Government initiative, which was formalized and signed with the Reddy Group in 2014. The Government is fully supportive of this project for the economic development of Tonga.
The Chairman of Reddy Group, Mr Yanktesh Permal (YP) Reddy and the Managing Director, Mr Rohit Reddy and family members and members of the Senior Executive Team of Reddy Group were present at this ceremony.
The Tanoa International Dateline Hotel provides a much needed boost to the Tourism Sector in Tonga with world class hospitality and accommodation.