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That's the premise behind Coral Compass: Fighting Climate Change in Palau, the best (and shortest) of the virtual reality experiences on offer at this year's Tribeca Film Festival. This four-minute film takes viewers to the titular island nation to show how residents are protecting coral reefs from global ...
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I take issue with the characterization of my country's ocean conservation efforts in that it doesn't recognize that Palau is protecting many different marine ... We are also requiring our visitors to take the Palau Pledge to act in an environmentally responsible way to ensure that our most important economic ...
KOROR (Pacific Note/Pacnews) — Palau President Tommy Remengesau Jr. has signed a measure that offers tax credits to foreign investors who aim to develop “high-end, high-value, low-impact tourism” in the island-nation. Under the new law, these foreign investors will be provided a tax credit of up to ...
KOROR (Pacific Note/Pacnews) — Palau bagged the top award as the Best Diving Area Overseas and was second place in the Best Dream Area Overseas category at the annual Marine Diving Fair in Japan on April 6-8. Palau Ambassador to Japan, Francis Matsutaro, and Palau Visitors Authority ...
KOROR, Palau – Palau took the top award of Best Diving Area Overseas and was placed second in the Best Dream Area Overseas category at the annual Marine Diving Fair in Japan held from April 6 to 8. Palau ambassador to Japan Francis Matsutaro and Palau Visitors Authority Managing Director ...
GVB should create an eco-campaign, supported by local businesses and agencies, to educate tourists about our resources and how to avoid damaging them. Guam should follow Palau's lead and require visitors to view a training video before they disembark from a plane or cruise ship. Palau also ...
The environment forms the basis of Palau's culture and economy, with much of the population reliant on natural resources, either for subsistence or insofar as they support tourism, the nation's largest income source. Because the environment is so important to its livelihoods, culture, economy, and global ...
He said they are also requiring their visitors to take the Palau Pledge to act in an environmentally responsible way to ensure that Palau's most important economic sector, tourism, will also be their most sustainable. On Saipan, a local college student interviewed by this writer said there should be more ...
HAGÅTÑA — Palau is preparing to reset its tourism, identifying the niche markets it seeks to tap to suit its projected new brand as a high-end destination. Under its five-year Tourism Strategic Plan, Palau is targeting eco-based, cultural, sports, and wedding and honeymoon markets. “In our current ...
And since late last year, more than 60,000 visitors have signed the Palau Pledge, devised by its children and stamped into passports, promising to “tread lightly, act kindly and explore mindfully”. In La Possession, on the French island of Reunion, a new eco-district has been designed as the city's centre, ...
Her organization is working with the Marshall Islands, Palau and Fiji, for instance, to see how global development goals apply to them and uniting ... And since late last year, more than 60,000 visitors have signed the Palau Pledge, devised by its children and stamped into passports, promising to “tread ...
Tourism is a lifeblood for countless communities and nations around the world, but it can also be a seemingly unstoppable destructive force. In the stunningly beautiful Micronesian nation of Palau, tourists have been responsible for a wide range of environmental problems, from polluting and damaging ...
CALVIA, Spain - Island governments around the world are no longer begging for help to tackle the many problems they face - from too many tourists to ... And since late last year, more than 60,000 visitors have signed the Palau Pledge, devised by its children and stamped into passports, promising to ...
This year, three agencies won D&AD Black Pencils, considered one the highest accolades in the creative industry. Host/Havas received a Black Pencil for its work for tourism client Palau, whose Palau Legacy Project requires visitors to sign a passport pledge to act in an ecologically responsible way ...
Remengesau said Palau is also trying to diversify its tourism market by looking for another airline from Japan. At the forum, the Micronesian leaders said the challenges of non-communicable diseases are among their priorities. “Our public health community experts will continue to push for educational ...
Remengesau said as part of the Compacts of Free Association signed by the U.S., Palau, the Marshalls Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia, “we offered our lands for military purposes or joint use. Our sons and daughters have also joined the U.S. military, and there's a lot of cooperation that is ...
KOROR, Palau -- A decade ago, Palau's Rock Islands were a haven for travelers seeking solitude. The handful who made the trek would bond with nature in the lagoons and diving spots teeming with rare fish. Then Chinese tourists started visiting the limestone islets by the hundreds. "The experience ...
This year, the Palau government has started implementing a revamped ... Tatiana Perez, UOG tourism extension associate, has been assigned to ...
The Russian Federation, Europe and Palau also showed growth, but those areas contribute only slightly to Guam's tourism numbers, with a combined ...
TOKYO -- Palau will not bow to Chinese pressure to cut off Taiwan, ... Chinese tourism brought more than 88,000 visitors there a year at its peak.
China recently banned group tours from China visiting Palau, which was seen as a big blow to the country's tourism industry. Tourism is one of Palau's ...
According to media reports, China has stepped up pressure on Palau to sever diplomatic relations with Taiwan and has reportedly banned group tours ...
With nearly 300,000 attendees and 350 exhibitors, Guam's delegation teamed up with Marianas Visitors Authority and the Palau Visitors Authority, ...
The President of Palau has reaffirmed his commitment to Taiwan despite China banning tourism to the Pacific island in the wake of failed coercion.
The Guam delegation teamed up with the Marianas Visitors Authority and the Palau Visitors Authority under a Micronesia Pavilion at the expo, the ...
Palau's economy is primarily driven by tourism, trade, subsistence agriculture, and fishing. Since Palau is a small island state, they are very vulnerable ...
DAVAO CITY – The Department of Tourism (DOT) has pushed for a ... for medical tourism are US, Canada, Indonesia, Pacific Island Nations, Palau, ...
MVA joins Micronesian Pavilion at Taipei Tourism Expo 2018 ... 350 exhibitors, including the MVA, Guam Visitors Bureau, and Palau Visitors Authority.
The Pledge involves all visitors to Palau being asked to sign a personal promise to Palau's children, stamped in their passports at immigration to ...
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Ms Bishop on Monday announced a $78,700 contribution towards the "Palau pledge" - efforts to encourage tourists and local businesses to be more ...
As part of the campaign, the Palau Pledge to the nation's children was created to encourage tourists and locals to be accountable for their actions ...