The long-anticipated arrival of MS Bremen cruise came to an end on the 1st November 2018 when Bikati Island (pronounced Big Arse) on Butaritari Atoll witnessed and experienced their very first cruise ship reception. The islanders were very curious at the same time excited to see the cruise ship and the 131 visitors landing on their shore.
Tabiang, Kiribati – The school community of Alfred Sadd Memorial College (ASMC) on Abemama Island in Kiribati, is now enjoying permanent lighting, cold drinks and other benefits that come with the installation of a 20 kilowatt (kW) solar photovoltaic (PV) hybrid system at the school.
The South Pacific Tourism Organisation conducted a three day training workshop for the implementation of an upcoming air visitors survey set to take place in January 2019 with the Kiribati National Tourism Office (KNTO).
Two officers from the Kiribati National Tourism Office will revisit Butaritari on the 11th September, 2018 to conduct a final preparatory visit and follow up with the Island Council and Bikati on their preparation prior the impending visit of MS Bremen cruise ship on the 1st of November, 2018.