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The Pacific Climate Change Centre (P.C.C.C.) is scheduled to break ... Japan's Ambassador to Samoa, Maugaoleatuolo Shinya Aoki, S.P.R.E.P.'s ...
Observing however from the comfort of home in Samoa, let us utilize information avenues available to us to assess the expected outcomes of the two weeks of climate talks under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the 48th session of the Subsidiary Body for ...
May is a momentous moment for climate change in the Pacific with key ... International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Government of Samoa.
The Pacific island region is only 13 months away from having its' very own Pacific Climate Change Centre hosted at the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme at Vailima, Samoa. The ground breaking ceremony today signified the start of construction of the PCCC funded by the ...
“The construction of the Pacific Climate Change Centre is now open!” said the Prime Minister of Samoa, Hon Tuilaepa Dr Sailele Malielegaoi at the ...
Tourism
“There was a programme that was held at the back of the Samoa Tourism Authority where they did their massaging session. I was one of those people that were in that service provided. “It will be good to get back into it so that I can help my children that are in school. Even though we get money from the ...
To be held at Matautu-Tai, the tournament brings the competitive world of sports fishing together in the tropical waters of Samoa. International Anglers are ready to test their skills and for Samoa, it's a chance to grow its fish sports tourism. President for S.I.G.F.A., Poao Francis Hansell, says Samoa is the ...
Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi greeted and welcomed all the players, officials and managers during an opening ceremony at the Samoa Tourism Authority fale. This was followed by the singles competition at the tennis court at Apia Park. According to International Tennis Federation and ...
“You aren't going to get rich on it but it pays the bills and it's about the pleasure of making an item. The whole idea of why I push it to this extent is that this is for Samoa's tourism. “When you win the trophy, you've already spent the money getting here, but the trophy remains, even if it doesn't go overseas ...
People look forward to that one because it's much more relaxed,” President of the Samoa International Game Fishing Association, Poao Frances Hansell said. Vice president of Samoa Hotel Association and President of the Savaii Tourism Association, Tupa'i Saleimoa Va'ai, agrees with Poao and points ...
“We would come to Samoa even without having to win a trip. This is Nick's first time here and he has been to Rarotonga and New Caledonia, but so far no other island could be compared to Samoa. “We are really happy to spend our honeymoon here in Samoa. It definitely feels like we are on a holiday in ...
Minister Lopao'o thanked the Samoa International Fish Gaming Association for their work in making the event an annual success and their contribution to Samoa's Tourism. He also said that he looks forward to welcoming Anglers to his district when they move on to the Asau Fishing tournament next ...
As a long lasting true friend, China's Fujian Province is willing to support Samoa in sustainable development. The offer comes from Zhou Lianqing, Member of the Standing Committee of C.P.C. Fujian Provincial Committee as he hosted the Samoa Parliamentarian Delegation of 8 on tour in the Republic ...
In promoting their work, the trio of chefs also realised the potential to promote Samoa tourism to a much targeted area such as Australia. “For Chef John, it's part of his plan to promote Samoa tourism in Australia,” said Ms. Mokaraka. “This is all about promoting them, but also promoting their cultures, ...
Helen Hiller is in Samoa for the third time. Only this time, it is to celebrate her 50th birthday with her husband, Gary Hiller. The couple from Christchurch, New Zealand, arrived last week Thursday with a group of 26 friends and family members. Dear Tourist met Mrs. Hiller reading a book by the poolside at ...
Darry Williams and Kirsten Beck from Hamilton, New Zealand, love their first time trip to Samoa. They shared with Dear Tourist Samoa that it was an easy decision to escape the busy life back home. Being first timers to the Pacific region, Samoa's laid back and relaxing atmosphere fitted perfectly with ...
There would have to be more advertising to change the perception,” he shared with Dear Tourist. However, Stuart is beyond happy to come to Samoa. “I am absolutely delighted to come here, it has been amazing,” he said. “We drove to some villages yesterday and walked in the jungle. I can't believe ...
Samoa becomes the cultural heart of the South Pacific today, as the most powerful influencers, movers and shakers from the global travel industry descend upon beautiful Samoa. They are in the country for the Samoa Tourism Exchange (S.T.E.) 2018. These travel experts will enjoy everything Samoa ...
The annual Samoa Tourism Exchange 2018 was officially opened last night at the Taumeasina Island Resort. The occasion was blessed by the government chaplain, Reverend Fuimaono Lautofu Afamasaga, with the keynote speech given by the Minister of Tourism, Sala Fata Pinati. Sala welcomed the ...
“The idea was born out of our own love for Samoan food and through experience of hosting guests through Savai'i Tours and at our property. Knowing that visitors are always intrigued and curious to try our local food and experience our culture, we decided it was time to create a tour that would satisfy ...
Samoa is inundated with trade and media specialists from around the world who are here to participate in the Samoa Tourism Exchange (S.T.E) this week. Tess Wilcox was present at the opening event and she is no stranger to the S.T.E. having attended for a number of years. She is the Executive ...
Nuria Broo's experience of Samoa has left her wanting to make the islands her permanent home. She travelled to Samoa with a friend, Ingrid Izquiredo, searching for a perfect holiday in the islands. They are staying at the Olivia Accommodation at Matautu. The Dear Tourist team found them in front of the ...
Savai'i tourism operators represented at this year's exchange included Amoa Resort, MotoSamoa Scooter Rentals, Vaimoana Seaside Lodge, Stevenson's at Manase, Bayview Resort, Dive Savai'i, Le Lagoto Resort & Spa as well as the Secretariat Office of the Savaii Samoa Tourism Association.
The three-day Samoa Tourism Exchange (S.T.E.) came to a close last night with positive feedback from sellers and buyers during the meeting at T.A.T.T.E.. According to Managing Director of Samoa Sunsation, Mosie Su'a, having an increase of buyers at this year's S.T.E. wasn't the only boost for ...
Established in 1983 as the Tourism Council of the South Pacific, the South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) is the mandated organisation representing Tourism in the region. Its 18 Government members are American Samoa, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, ...
Let a Samoan high chief take you on a journey with intricate knowledge and commentary that will satisfy your curiosity. Taioaliiseu Taimalelagi Saunia Afoa Fiti Aimaasu is the owner and operator of Samoa's very own Tai's Native Experience — a tour guide service that was born out of the idea of ...
“Don't be a tosser.” That is the message from the Savai'i Samoa Tourism Association (S.S.T.A.) as they continue their campaign to keep the big island clean. The campaign was given a boost when they were awarded a U.N.D.P. G.E.F. Small Grants programme funding to further support their advocacy ...
The Samoa Tourism Exchange may have come to a close last week, but the opportunities that it afforded the national carrier, Samoa Airways, continue to be pursued in a bid to support tourism development. Samoa Airways took part in the S.T.E. which saw many players from the travel and hospitality ...
Amoa Resort Project Development Manager, Elisabeth Siaosi, was optimistic with the business relationships forged and new information gained at the annual Samoa Tourism Exchange (S.T.E.). The S.T.E 2018 programme came in two parts with an opportunity for business to business (B2B) meetings in ...
The Samoa Tag held their third one-day tournament this year at Marist ... to Samoa for a regional competition and further to add promote tourism to our ...
Tuilaepa said Samoa can be proud of its modern international airport, ... which tourism-related services could be provided, improving the experience ...
Samoa's international gateway took another step forward yesterday when ... In terms of Samoa becoming the Pacific hub of travel, we have still got a ...
Congratulations to the Government and the people of Samoa on the ... Where is the Samoa Tourism Authority, pictures of Samoa, our beautiful ...
If you listen closely, those would be the words of many hoteliers and tourism ... “Make the people aware that Samoa comprises two main islands.
They won a free holiday trip to Samoa, but Heather said it was already part of their plans to visit Samoa's shores. “It is our first time here. We wanted to ...
Janet's, a leading cultural retailer in Samoa, premiered its Airport Branch to ... “Visitors to Samoa generally find that they have much to do taking in ...
SEEING SOME POTENTIAL: Wolfgang Weitlaner from Wien, Austria shares his experiences in Samoa at the Tourist Information Center in Apia.
Couple, Natalie Jessup and Todd Painter found Samoa a perfect escape ... Todd also suggested some improvements to Samoa's tourism industry.
We knew our next holiday is going to be Samoa anyway,” Tania explained. Tania and Steve came with the intention of relaxing and mostly enjoying ...
Couple escapes freezing winter in warm and friendly Samoa ... On Samoa's tourism sector, Paul explained: “Maybe just more on advertising about ...
The newly upgraded Faleolo International Airport is another reason Kevin and Paulie Rule would return to Samoa. Speaking to the Dear Tourist team, ...
Yesterday, the opening ceremony was held at the Fale Samoa of the Samoa Tourism Authority where Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi, ...
First time visitors to Samoa, Rebecca Cade and Ken Mc Croary, are here for a relaxing break. The duo from Sydney, Australia and arrived last ...
In 2019/20, growth is projected to increase to 3.7 percent, driven by tourism related sectors as Samoa hosts the Pacific Games in July 2019.
A GREAT BIRTHDAY HOLIDAY: Karen Lovich enjoying her drink at the ... But thanks to a friend who encouraged her to come to Samoa, she will ...
Samoa Airways is now available on global travel company, Expedia, across Australia and New Zealand. Expedia is the world's largest online travel ...
He arrived in Samoa on 18 May. “It is my first time ever in Samoa. I just love it here, I don't want to go back home,” he shared with Dear Tourist.
Andrew and Andrea Glendinning are on a world trip before they welcome their first born. They have been married for four years and are expecting ...
Celebrating 56 years of Independence, the Samoa Hotel Association (S.H.A.) held their annual Independence Ball at the T.A.T.T.E. Conference Centre ...
It's a long way to travel but for one duo from Stuttgart in the south of Germany, they reckon the beauty of Samoa and her people make the travel worth it ...
In 2019/20, growth is projected to accelerate to 5 percent, driven by tourism related sectors as Samoa hosts the Pacific Games in July 2019, before ...
It's her first time to Samoa accompanying her partner, Brian Jones who is here ... The Dear Tourist team met Gayle at the Samoa Tourism Authority fale ...
Aopo native forest and lava tube caretakers look to improve tourist site ... Local tour guide, Levi Umamoa takes the Samoa Observer on a 20-minute ...
SAVAII TO HOST: Members of the Samoa Incorporated Events as well as the Savaii Samoa Tourism Association with Miss Samoa Papalii Alexandra ...
This does not include getting the Savaii business people who are now on the same page, with the Savaii Samoa Tourism raising their hands as visible ...
Samoa 2019 chief executive Falefata Hele Matatia has expressed his hope that next year's Pacific Games will help the country to become a centre of ...