The South Pacific Tourism Organisation would like to congratulate Mrs. Judith White of Direct Accommodations, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA as the winner of the South Pacific Specialist Fiji Famil Competition.
The third cultural tourism conference (3-5 December) organized jointly between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) concluded today in Istanbul, Turkey. Participants declared their support for cultural tourism as a driver for safeguarding living heritage, catalyzing creativity in cities, and spreading tourism’s socioeconomic benefits to all.
The New Zealand Cruise Association (NZCA) has collaborated with Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA)
and the Australian Cruise Association (ACA) to release the first Cruise Industry Sustainability Guide in the region.
At this year’s Pacific Islands Forum, Leaders endorsed the region’s first Pacific Sustainable Development Report. The Report illustrates how we are progressing in terms of improving the quality of life for Pacific people, and ensuring empowerment, inclusiveness and equality.
The clever choreographing of the nine beautiful Contestants’ performances by artists and artisans, the best Pacific fashion houses, chaperones, mothers and Kinfolk of the Pacific Island nations, was evident in the traditionally inspired attire category of the 2017 Miss Pacific Islands Pageant held in Nadi, Fiji.
The contestants for the 2017 Miss Pacific Islands Pageant continue to prove that the annual event is not just a beauty contest, but a testament to the pivotal role played by Pacific women within their respective communities.