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.
Tourism Ministers from SPTO’s member countries will gather in Niue this week (Thursday October 3rd) to attend the annual SPTO Council of Tourism Ministers meeting and to discuss a number of key aspects of tourism development in the region.
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
Being featured at the Pacific Trade Invest (PTI) New Zealand Pacific Island booth at the Auckland Food Show is not just about displaying products, selling them and finding distributors and retailers for them for sale in New Zealand.
After considering several applications from National Tourism Organisations to fast-track the creation of an online travel guide for their destinations, South Pacific Pocket Guide has chosen the Kingdom of Tonga and Niue to get their online travel guides to be created first.
A delegation of staff from Pacific National Tourism Offices, tourism private sector and the South Pacific Tourism Organization were in Guangzhou China, from 24th June to 4th July to attend the 1st Tourism Human Resource Development and Training Program, an activity which is part of the China Pacific Tourism Year under the China Belt & Road initiative.