Pacific history was made with the very first Pacific Ministerial Shark Symposium opening in Samoa yesterday, demonstrating global leadership from the island region in protecting and conserving Pacific sharks and rays.
South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO)’s Chief Executive Officer, Christopher Cocker recently returned from a four-day visit to Tokyo, Japan to attend the Sasakawa Peace Foundation’s Cutting Edge Symposium in preparation for the 8th Japan-Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM) to be held later this year. The visit is part of the regional organisation’s advocacy role on behalf of its 17 Pacific Island member countries, inclusive of island states in the North Pacific.
Tahiti becomes the 13th international route announced by the United Airlines in 2017. United's new nonstop flight from SFO to Tahiti connects customers to beautiful beaches, overwater bungalows, coral atolls and forested volcanoes.