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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World Bank Group’s Game Plan to Reset Economic Recovery for Olympic Rugby Champions, Fiji

In 2016, Fiji celebrated its first ever Olympic gold medal at the Rio Games in Brazil from sevens rugby, a sport that placed the small island […]

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New project-based appointments at Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO)

SPTO is pleased to announce the appointment of three new staff to support the implementation of the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (NZMFAT) […]

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World Travel & Tourism Council Releases Mental Health Guidelines For Travel And Tourism Sectors

THE WORLD TRAVEL & TOURISM COUNCIL (WTTC) HAS LAUNCHED ITS NEW MENTAL HEALTH GUIDELINES TO HELP BUSINESSES OF ALL SIZES IN THE INDUSTRY SUPPORT THEIR EMPLOYEES. […]

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Sustainable tourism: 4 lessons 2020 taught us about travel.

Change was needed in the travel industry, even before the pandemic took place. Here’s what 2020 taught us about sustainable tourism and travel for 2021. With […]

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Pre-departure testing extended to all passengers to New Zealand.

To further protect New Zealand from COVID-19, the Government is extending pre-departure testing to all passengers to New Zealand except from Australia, Antarctica and most Pacific […]

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Transforming Travel: It’s a Big, Big Task

Opinion: Sven Lindblad, CEO, Lindblad Expeditions An article in the New York Times on August 27 bore the headline “Move Over Sustainable Travel, Regenerative Travel Has […]

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