In September 2018, the SPTO and Fexco Pacific signed a MOU embarking on an innovative partnership to enhance value for money benefits and services to SPTO’s private sector members in the tourism industry that will support sustainable tourism business development.
The South Pacific Tourism Organisation joins the CROP agencies, Pacific and wider international community in conveying our condolences to the people of Tonga and of course Hon. Pōhiva’s family and friends on the recent loss of the Hon. Samiuela ‘Akilisi Pōhiva.
Tongan Prime Minister Samiuela ‘Akilisi Pōhiva would be remembered as a compelling advocate for democracy and freedom, and a kind man and principled man with great affection for Pacific people, said Pacific Islands Forum Secretary General Dame Meg Taylor.
The first day of deliberations for the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)’s 29th Meeting of Officials commenced this morning at the Tanoa Tusitala Conference Centre in Apia.
PONANT has announced its plan to acquire Paul Gauguin Cruises.Following the acquisition, the two cruise lines will keep their management, Diane Moore acting as CEO of Paul Gauguin Cruises with her team still based in Bellevue, WA and Navin Sawhney acting as CEO Americas of Ponant, based in New York.