October 17, 2019

APTC graduation ceremony marks 12 years of Pacific skills development

Sixty-nine i-Kiribati nationals graduated from the Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) with internationally recognised qualifications in Construction, Plumbing, Hospitality and Tourism, at a graduation ceremony hosted by Kiribati Institute of Technology (KIT) at Tenimanraoi Maneaba, Takoronga, on Wednesday 9 October 2019.
October 4, 2019

Sustainable Tourism Development dependent on Cooperation and Commitment

At the 29th meeting of the SPTO Council of Ministers held in Alofi, Niue, the Ministers were urged to take up stronger cooperation and commitment to the sustainable development of the Pacific Tourism industry, the lifeline for so many of our Pacific Island countries and territories.
September 27, 2019

2019 June Quarter Visitor Arrivals Report now available!

The SPTO has released its Quarter 2 2019 Review on Visitor Arrivals for SPTO member countries (including Palau).
September 13, 2019

EXTENDED: Complete the Regional Online Survey on Tourism Employment and WIN!

The South Pacific Tourism Organization (SPTO), is undertaking an online Pacific Regional Tourism Employment Survey. 
August 23, 2019

E-visa rules eased, fee to be based on tourist footfall

India will introduce a flexible e-tourist visa regime for over 160 countries based on footfall, with higher visa fee for peak season between July and March, and a significantly lower fee for travel during the lean season between April and June
August 16, 2019

The South Pacific Tourism Organisation welcomes Tokelau into the SPTO Family

The South Pacific Tourism Organisation welcomes Tokelau into the SPTO Family
August 9, 2019
Pacific Labour Market Analysis

Pacific Labour Market Analysis to lay foundation for addressing skills gaps for industry relevant training

The Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) conducted the first of a series of workshops with stakeholders recently to enhance their ability to undertake Pacific Labour Market […]
August 5, 2019

More Kiribati APTC Alumni Australia-bound for employment

More APTC alumni from Kiribati will soon commence work in Australia’s aged care sector under the Pacific Labour Scheme (PLS).
July 31, 2019

New transport (MICTTD) secretary sworn-in

Former CEO of Air Kiribati, Tarataake Teannaki, has been sworn as the new Secretary for Information, Communications, Transport and Tourism Development (MICTTD) at the State Maneaba in Bairiki on Monday.
July 16, 2019

Biggest Bermuda Season Yet for Carnival

Carnival Cruise Line will operate its largest Bermuda season ever in 2019-2020, with more than 40 voyages, including eight week-long cruises departing from Baltimore and Charleston next year.
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