A delegation of staff from Pacific National Tourism Offices, tourism private sector and the South Pacific Tourism Organization were in Guangzhou China, from 24th June to 4th July to attend the 1st Tourism Human Resource Development and Training Program, an activity which is part of the China Pacific Tourism Year under the China Belt & Road initiative.
General manager of Wild Earth Travel, Aaron Russ will offer his insight as part of a panel discussion on the current revolution in shore excursions at this year’s Cruise360 Australasia conference in August.
The South Pacific Tourism Organisation is working with the Government of Tuvalu to prepare communities and the tourism industry for the influx of visitors to the nation during the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders’ Meeting in August said SPTO Chief Executive Officer, Christopher Cocker.
Wallis & Futuna joined the South Pacific Tourism Organisation late last year and this week, representatives of the Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Trades & Agriculture of Wallis & Futuna (CCIMA) visited the SPTO.
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.
Miss Pacific Islands Leoshina Kariha has added her voice to the global climate change campaign - last week addressing participants from around the world at the South Pacific Tourism Exchange event in Auckland.