Niue, the largest raised coral atolls in the world, is the latest to join the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The small Pacific Island is now the bank's 68th member and the 49th in the Asia-Pacific region.
Australians and New Zealanders have always had a love affair with the South Pacific. Whilst destinations like Fiji have been on the radar for many years, holiday makers are now looking for ‘the road less travelled’.
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.