January 21, 2021

More Covid-19 vaccines arrive in American Samoa

A new shipment of Covid-19 vaccines has arrived in American Samoa, 7800 doses of the Pfizer vaccine. Our correspondent said it's the intention of health authorities to complete 10,000 vaccinations before the first repatriation flight from Honolulu on January 29.
January 6, 2021

A traditional wave? Maybe not, but cruise deals are starting to flood in.

It's not a tsunami, but wave season deals are starting to flood in, from cruise lines big and small. Given the current circumstances, it's been debated whether there will be a 2021 wave season.
January 6, 2021

‘Resiliency and optimism’ in CLIA’s 2021 outlook

New Cruise Lines International Association research shows two out of three cruisers are willing to cruise within a year and 58% of international vacationers, who have never cruised, likely to do so in the next few years.
January 6, 2021

Crystal Says Newbuild Endeavor on Track for Summer Debut

Crystal Endeavor is on track to debut in the summer, according to Crystal, which said it's pleased with the resumption of work on the vessel at MV Werften.
December 22, 2020

End of Quarantine for batch of Samoa travellers

The last group of travellers in quarantine in Samoa will be released this week according to the National Emergency Operations Center.
December 10, 2020

Proud Moment for Top Samoan Woman

A Samoan has become the University of Otago’s first female doctor promoted to Professor.
December 3, 2020

American Samoa Health Department Disappointed Governor Rejected US Mission Stopover Due to Covid-19 Concerns

The American Samoa Department of Health apparently set up a plan to accommodate the US government mission to Antarctica which was later denied access by the local governor.
December 2, 2020

Tower Announces Major Investment into Pacific Insurance Digitisation

New Zealand and Pacific Insurer Tower Limited (NZX/ASX: TWR) announced it will be rolling out new digital technology to make life easier for its Pacific customers following this week’s profit announcement.
November 23, 2020

American Samoa Prepares for Covid-19 Vaccine

American Samoa's Governor has created a Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution Taskforce, charged with planning the distribution of any vaccine for the coronavirus when it becomes available.
November 18, 2020

Talofa Airways Awaiting American Samoa Approval

Apia-based Talofa Airways has told US federal officials that it hasn't started its American Samoa's domestic service because it's still waiting to get the required local approvals from the American Samoa Government.
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