Pacific Tourism Organisation

Established in 1983 as the Tourism Council of the South Pacific, the Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) is the mandated organisation representing Tourism in the region.

Its 21 Government members are American Samoa, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Nauru, Marshall Islands, New Caledonia, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor Leste, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis & Futuna, Rapa Nui and the People’s Republic of China. In addition to government members, the Pacific Tourism Organisation has about 200 private sector members.

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Samoa Tourism to Celebrate 100 Years of Samoan Rugby

Samoa Tourism Authority announced that it will become the 2021 headline sponsor for the Pacific Islanders Rugby Club to celebrate 100 years since rugby was introduced to the island […]

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Decisions of the Fiftieth Meeting of the Committee of Representatives of Governments and Administrations (CRGA 50): 17 – 19 November 2020, Virtual Meeting. (For the attention of Focal Points in SPC member countries)

The 50th meeting of the Committee of Representatives of Governments and
Administrations (CRGA 50) opened on 17 November 2020, and was conducted virtually, using the Zoom online platform

Mt Hagen Show. Credit: Tourism Promotion Authority

Papua New Guinea Tourism Sector Looks To The Future

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a sledgehammer to the tourism industry across the world, and PNG has not escaped unscathed. The tourism industry in Papua New […]

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