Marshall Islands news

April 11, 2019
SPTE-2019-Updates

South Pacific Tourism Exchange gets underway in Auckland

The 6th South Pacific Tourism Exchange gets underway in Auckland, New Zealand on May 9-10 and has attracted 66 international buyers from 14 countries and 94 sellers from 17 Pacific Island countries.
April 4, 2019
Marshall Islands beauty products at Pacific Trade Show

Marshall Islands beauty products at Pacific Trade Show

Being part of the Path to the Pacific Trade Show on April 6 at The Cloud in Auckland requires a two-day trip from the Marshall Islands.
March 1, 2019
Majuro Day Celebrated In Style

Majuro Day Celebrated In Style

The Majuro Day celebration at Laura Ball Field last Friday 22 February, saw thousands of participants in what seemed to be another unique festivity...
February 28, 2019
Most islands in atoll nations, such as in this aerial view of Jaluit in the Marshall Islands, are as little as two meters above sea level and threatened by climate change. Photo: Giff Johnson

Marshall Islands plans to raise islands to escape sea level rise

Facing possible extinction from rising sea levels, the Marshall Islands is for the first time focusing on how to raise islands in this atoll nation.
February 7, 2019
SPTO Happy Chinese New Year

SPTO eyes China market to offset decline from traditional markets

The Pacific tourism industry is poised to benefit from the China Pacific Tourism Year initiative announced by President Xi Jinping during the Pacific Leaders’ meeting at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting last November.
January 18, 2019
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Greetings from the SPTO CEO

Warm Pacific Greetings from the South Pacific Tourism Organisation We are committed to working with our members, partners, supporters and friends in progressing the industry in 2019.
December 12, 2018
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Carnival Victory is Transforming into Carnival Radiance

Carnival Radiance will undergo an extensive dry dock in 2020 that will add an array of exciting food, beverage and entertainment choices!
December 11, 2018
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18 Graduate in Nauru

The Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) and HOST International held a joint graduation ceremony for 18 graduates in Nauru on 10 December 2018.
December 11, 2018
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Statement by Cristelle Pratt, Deputy Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, delivered during the Third High-Level Ministerial Dialogue on Climate Finance

Thank you for giving the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat this opportunity. 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.
December 11, 2018
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Urgent Action on Ocean and Climate Change Needed: Friends of the Ocean

URGENT action on ocean and climate change is needed to save small island states, coastal communities and marine life all over the world.
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