The South Pacific Tourism Organisation has commended the Asian Development Bank for drawing attention to the issue of sustainable eco- tourism at the ADB Pacific Update Conference held in Suva, Fiji last week.
The Asian Development Bank has given its approval for the creation of a new Pacific Renewable Energy Investment Facility, which will provide financial support to a series of renewable energy projects and sector reforms across Pacific island countries.
It’s on again – The Samoa Tourism Authority invites agents to register for the ‘Beautiful Samoa 2017’ Roadshows in Brisbane, Melbourne, and Sydney in July, to learn more about this must-visit South Pacific destination, and enjoy nibbles, bubbles, prizes and traditional Samoan entertainment!
Tourism provides an opportunity to empower Pacific people through improved access to quality education and vocational training. The future of tourism in the Pacific hinges on the ability of our Pacific island countries to deliver quality services that exceed visitors’ expectations. Tourism therefore requires a skilled, well-trained and motivated workforce to bridge the gap between industry demand for qualified and skilled staff and what is available locally.
The boutique Seabreeze Resort, Samoa has won ‘Samoa’s Leading Hotel’ for the fifth consecutive year, at the 24th
annual World Travel Awards 2017 held in Shanghai, China. Voted on by travel and tourism professionals worldwide, this red-carpet event is considered the Oscars of the tourism industry and is acknowledged across the globe as the
ultimate travel accolade.
The Chief Executive Officer of the Samoa Tourism Authority (STA), Papali’i Sonja Hunter has acknowledged the announcement by the New Zealand Government of funding to boost the Pacific Island nation’s tourism industry.
To mark the occasion of the first ever United Nations Oceans Conference that discussed the significance of the oceans to sustainable development, the South Pacific Tourism Organisation has called on the Pacific tourism industry to protect and sustainably manage the oceans for tourism development.
Healthy lives and well- being can be linked directly to tourism in many different ways.
Household income from tourism has helped to improve access to better health care and enhance the well-being of Pacific people.