June 26, 2017

ADB Creates $200m Facility To Support Clean Energy Projects In Pacific Island Countries

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.
June 21, 2017
Sustainable Tourism Development Goal 4

Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goal 4

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.
June 14, 2017

Heilala Festival 2017 In Tonga

Tonga is gearing up for the 2017 Heilala Festival - two weeks of events from 26 June until 9 July, the highlight being the Miss Heilala Pageant.
June 14, 2017

Pacific Tourism Industry Called To Protect And Manage Oceans For Tourism Development

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.
June 14, 2017

Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goal 3

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.
June 9, 2017
Poverty eradication is the greatest global challenge facing the world today

Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – Goal 2

2017 has been declared as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for development by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), reflecting the strong commitment of the tourism sector to achieving the 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s), adopted by governments in 2015.
June 7, 2017

Samoa Airline To Tonga From Next Month

Samoa Airline, Talofa Air, is to start flying to Tonga from July 1st.
June 5, 2017

Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – Goal 1

2017 has been declared as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for development by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), reflecting the strong commitment of the tourism sector to achieving the 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s), adopted by governments in 2015.
May 25, 2017

Celebrating Polynesia In United States

The US Congress has designated the month of May as “Asian-Pacific Islander” month in the United States and a profusion of festivals venerating Polynesian culture can be experienced wherever there is a large population of Pacific Islanders.
May 18, 2017

Tonga’s Busy Season Starts In April

With the hot summer nearly over, Tonga is starting its busy events season with church conferences, regional and national sports competitions, and meetings coming up.
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