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.
Marketing Managers and Executives from 16 Pacific Island countries gathered at the Iririki Island Resort last week (Tuesday 24th October) to attend the SPTO Regional Marketing meeting to discuss and endorse the marketing plan that will serve as the direction for the region in 2018.
Smaller Island States (SIS) members of the South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) this week identified critical areas where development assistance and regional partnerships are needed to strengthen sustainable tourism development in their respective countries.
Access and interline agreements between regional airline operators have been raised by the President of the Federated States of Micronesia, His Excellency Peter Christian as barriers to what could be a thriving tourism industry.