Agents who attend the Samoa Roadshow trade events around New Zealand later this month will have the opportunity to win some great prizes as well as catch up with about a dozen suppliers from the destination.
Sonny Rivers, New Zealand sales and marketing manager with Samoa Tourism Authority, says the events will be round table discussions, with the suppliers rotating around the room.
Each event will run for a maximum of two hours and 15 minutes, giving agents plenty of time with each supplier. Nibbles and drinks will be served at each function, except for Christchurch on 29 July, which is a breakfast event.
Prizes vary slightly depending on the event but include accommodation at various resorts and hotels plus flights with Samoa Airways or Air New Zealand.Confirmed attendees (with several others likely to be announced) include Taumeasina Island Resort, Aga Reef Resort, Saletoga Sands Resort, Seabreeze Resort, Tanoa Tusitala Hotel, Return to Paradise, Levasa Resort, Air New Zealand and Samoa Airways.Event dates and times are: Christchurch: 29 July, 7.30-9am (breakfast event) at Crowne Plaza, 764 Colombo Street; Wellington: 29 July, 5.30-8pm at Te Huinga Centre, Te Papa Museum of New Zealand; Tauranga, 30 July 5.30-8pm at Hotel Armitage, 9 Willow Street; Hamilton: 31 July, 5.30-8pm at Novotel Tainui Hamilton, 7 Alma Street Auckland: 1 August, 5.30-8pm at The Pullman Hotel, Corner Princes Street and Waterloo Quadrant. http://www.samoatourism.org/roadshownz/
(Source: TRAVELink MEMO 16 July 2019; issue 2017)