The long-anticipated arrival of MS Bremen cruise came to an end on the 1st November 2018 when Bikati Island (pronounced Big Arse) on Butaritari Atoll witnessed and experienced their very first cruise ship reception. The islanders were very curious at the same time excited to see the cruise ship and the 131 visitors landing on their shore.
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Climate change is the single greatest threat faced by our region. Our countries have identified adaptation and mitigation priorities, but our efforts can be further strengthened with enhanced access to international climate finance.
Tabiang, Kiribati – The school community of Alfred Sadd Memorial College (ASMC) on Abemama Island in Kiribati, is now enjoying permanent lighting, cold drinks and other benefits that come with the installation of a 20 kilowatt (kW) solar photovoltaic (PV) hybrid system at the school.
The South Pacific Tourism Organisation has awarded Office Assistant, Esther Morrel its ‘Staff of the Year’ award recognizing her outstanding contribution and service throughout 2018 to the organisation.
The South Pacific Tourism Organisation and the East-West Center’s Pacific Islands Development Program (PIDP) have signed an MoU yesterday establishing partnership towards the empowerment of the Pacific people through the delivery of training and capacity building initiatives.
The South Pacific Tourism Organisation conducted a three day training workshop for the implementation of an upcoming air visitors survey set to take place in January 2019 with the Kiribati National Tourism Office (KNTO).