At the 29th meeting of the SPTO Council of Ministers held in Alofi, Niue, the Ministers were urged to take up stronger cooperation and commitment to the sustainable development of the Pacific Tourism industry, the lifeline for so many of our Pacific Island countries and territories.
The South Pacific Tourism Organisation joins the CROP agencies, Pacific and wider international community in conveying our condolences to the people of Tonga and of course Hon. Pōhiva’s family and friends on the recent loss of the Hon. Samiuela ‘Akilisi Pōhiva.
Tongan Prime Minister Samiuela ‘Akilisi Pōhiva would be remembered as a compelling advocate for democracy and freedom, and a kind man and principled man with great affection for Pacific people, said Pacific Islands Forum Secretary General Dame Meg Taylor.
India will introduce a flexible e-tourist visa regime for over 160 countries based on footfall, with higher visa fee for peak season between July and March, and a significantly lower fee for travel during the lean season between April and June