Madisen Hiebert from Canada is an 20 year old SPTO Intern with the Sustainable Tourism Development Division. She shares this story of her special encounter with the Fijian sharks of the Yasawas during a trip with her friends.
A major step forward for the future promotion and development of the Solomon Islands dive tourism sector, the destination’s main dive operators have agreed to combine resources to create a formal representative body - Dive Operators Solomon Islands (DOSI).
As part of the recent Mana Tiaki Week, Cook Islands Tourism included an evening of tourism information sharing with Professor Simon Milne from the New Zealand Tourism Research Institute, at the USP Centre in Takamoa.
Last week members of the Atiu industry and wider community took part in a DigiSHOP series aimed at providing practical applications of social media marketing and content creation using a smartphone, to support local business.