December 19, 2019

Vanuatu, Palau and Cook Islands Stand Up for Sustainable Tourism

Inspired by the incredible display of Vanuatu’s unparalleled beauty and culture as well as the influential discussions presented at the Sustainable Islands Tourism Conference, the Directors of Tourism from Vanuatu, Palau, the Cook Islands, drafted the Statement of Intent for a collaboration in sustainable tourism.
December 18, 2019

Building social and ecological resilience to face environmental threats: a story from the Triem Tay village

Triem Tay is a village in the island of Cam Kim, surrounded by the river Thu Bo, three kilometres away from World’s Heritage town Hoi An, Vietnam. The location of Triem Tay is prone to floods during rainy season (water can reach up to 3 meters), washing away entire ecosystems and crops, dramatically increasing the riverbank erosion and forcing inland migration of local residents.
December 18, 2019

Vanuatu Sustainable Tourism Policy Launched

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) Director for the Asia Pacific, Professor Mihee Kang and the GSTC trainer for Vanuatu Dr Cherise Addinsall has conducted a 3-day GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program and GSTC Independent Auditor Training with guest speakers Mr Fredrick Maclean (former General Manager of the Havannah Resort Vanuatu) and Ms Anjali Nelson from the Nakau Programme who is developing mechanisms for investments in Vanuatu’s conservation areas.
December 18, 2019

Tonga Uses Big Batteries to Reach Ambitious Renewable Rnergy goal

The tiny Kingdom of Tonga is using large scale batteries to help it reach a renewable energy target (RET) of 50 per cent by 2020 – and ditch its reliance on diesel generators.
December 18, 2019

Pacific Experts seek solutions to ocean governance and Finance

Leading experts in ocean governance and finance have met in Fiji to try and identify ways to maximise their resources in a sustainable manner.
December 18, 2019

Explore the War History of Nauru

Though Nauru is only around 21 square kilometres, there is plenty of war history dotted around the island. You just need to know where to look!
December 18, 2019

Solomon Islands set to graduate from LDC in 2024

SOLOMON Islands will be graduating from its status as a Least Developed Countries (LDCs) in 2024.
December 18, 2019

Pacific Mamas drape Auckland Town hall with gift of love

A group of Pasifika women in New Zealand have taken a pile of plastic rubbish and used their traditional skills to turn it into a thing of beauty.
December 17, 2019

Where the Cruise Industry Stands Heading Into 2020

As many as 32 million passengers are expected to set sail on a cruise in 2020, according to the Cruise Lines International Association's (CLIA) 2020 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook report released Thursday.
December 13, 2019

Travellers welcomed to holiday and visit as businesses continue to open in safe and beautiful Samoa

As the Christmas and New Year holiday is just around the corner, travellers and visitors are ensured that Samoa is safe to travel and still open for business.
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