The South Pacific Tourism Exchange held on May 9-10 in Auckland, New Zealand, was one of the best that the South Pacific Tourism Organisation has convened in recent years according to Chief Executive Officer, Chris Cocker.
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.
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.
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.
Earlier this week, SPTO hosted Laura Essenberg, a Professional Fellow and also Social Media Strategist from the Outrigger Resort Hawaii who ran a ‘social media strategy’ workshop with Tourism SMEs from Fiji to maximize business and marketing opportunities through social media.
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 would like to congratulate Mrs. Judith White of Direct Accommodations, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA as the winner of the South Pacific Specialist Fiji Famil Competition.