February 19, 2021

SPTO partners with Rosie Holidays to deliver virtual trainings

The Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) is partnering with Rosie Holidays through its Travel Academy in Fiji to deliver training programmes for selected Small Island States and […]
February 18, 2021

Vanuatu a lead partnering country in international project to prevent and reduce marine plastic litter from ships

The United Nations International Maritime Organization (IMO), with the funding support of Norway, and in partnership with the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), will implement a Global Programme entitled GloLitter Partnerships (GLP) Project which aims to assist developing countries prevent and reduce marine plastic litter from the maritime transport and fisheries sectors.
February 9, 2021

2021 a ‘crucial year’ for climate change, UN chief tells Member States

The world is far from achieving agreed goals to reduce global warming in line with the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the UN Secretary-General warned on Monday in his ongoing bid to secure greater commitment to averting climate catastrophe.
February 8, 2021

Pacific Sustainable Tourism Framework – Stakeholder Consultation

Join the Pacific Sustainable Tourism Policy Framework – Stakeholder Consultation – February 2021.
February 4, 2021

Policy Framework for a Shared Vision for Sustainable Tourism in the Pacific

A Preliminary Analysis Report completed in January highlights that ‘sustainable tourism will only be a reality in the Pacific when there is a shared understanding, clear priorities and a collaborative approach to address them’.
February 3, 2021

New Caledonia receives ‘Best of the World – 2021 Sustainable Destination’ accolade by National Geographic Traveller

National Geographic Traveller has selected New Caledonia as one of its ‘Best of the World – 2021 Sustainable Destinations’.
February 3, 2021

Nauru: One of the 17 Global Champions Announced for UN High-level Dialogue on Energy

Brazil, China, Colombia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Germany, India, Japan, Kenya, Mauritius, Nauru, the Netherlands, Pakistan, the Russian Federation, Spain, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom will serve as Global Champions for the UN High-level Dialogue on Energy.
February 3, 2021

The Future of Tourism Coalition and Tourism Declares collaborate on climate action blueprint for Destination

The blueprint will combine the frameworks, tools, best practice and resources required for destinations to deliver action plans that align tourism with the need to reduce global emissions by at least half by 2030 and keep global warming within 1.5°C
February 3, 2021

Plastic Waste Free Islands project launches zero plastic waste toolkits for the tourism sector in Small Island Developing States

As part of IUCN’s Plastic Waste Free Islands project which promotes circular economy actions that demonstrate effective, quantifiable solutions to addressing plastic leakage from Small Island Developing States (SIDS), Searious Business is launching three zero plastic waste toolkits designed for hospitality, tour and cruise companies working in SIDS
January 27, 2021

British High Commissioner Optimistic About 2021 Projects

The British High Commission is ready to kickstart planning and implementing projects earmarked for 2021.
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