A first case of coronavirus is confirmed in French Polynesia. French Polynesia is now in phase 1, with the activation of the ORSEC plan (emergency sanitary plan) and the Crisis Command Center of the French High Commission, to curb the introduction of the virus into the territory.
In an important milestone, the Manava Suite Resort Tahiti & Manava Beach resort & Spa Moorea have achieved EarthCheck Benchmarked Bronze status through EarthCheck, the world's leading environmental management and professional services group for the travel and tourism industry.
The Minister of Tourism of French Polynesia, Honorable Nicole Bouteau, welcomed Chris Cocker, CEO of the South Pacific Tourism Organization (SPTO), and Stéphanie Betz, Coordinator of the South Pacific Sailing Network (SPSN), on Wednesday afternoon for the signature of a partnership agreement between these two entities. Tehani Valenta, treasurer of SPSN and Koro Carman from Maori Tourism were also attending the signature of the MOU.