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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 ...
Deputy P.M. highlights climate change reduction plan ... also the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment (M.N.R.E.), led Samoa's delegation to ...
Four climate change adaptation workshops will get underway today in Savai'i and will be run by the Samoa Umbrella for Non-Governmental ...
She said due to climate change there will be a lot of changes to marine life with fish not spawning properly or some species dying out, while the threat ...
“As we know Samoa is vulnerable to extreme drought, prolong heavy rainfall as well as extreme cyclones and tropical storms that are becoming more ...
Samoa's Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele has delivered a fiery speech at the Lowy Institute in Sydney, saying any world leader who doesn't believe in ...
Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele has lashed out at climate sceptics and urged Australia to make deeper cuts to carbon emissions to help save ...
Samoa's prime minister has urged Australia to reduce its carbon emissions, calling any world leaders who doesn't believe in climate change "utterly ...
Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele has hit out at “stupid” climate change deniers and urged Australia to cut its carbon emissions, in a fiery ...
The prime minister of Samoa has called climate change an “existential ... Tuilaepa Sailele berated leaders who fail to take climate change seriously, ...
The prime minister of Samoa has called climate change an “existential threat … for all our Pacific family” and said that any world leader who denied ...
World leaders who deny climate change should go to mental hospital – Samoan PM. Tuilaepa Sailele berates leaders who fail to take issue seriously, ...
Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele delivered a passionate speech about climate change in Sydney on Thursday, saying world leaders who are ...
Government inaction on climate change and climate deniers were called out by former vice president Al Gore and Samoan prime minister Tuilaepa ...
The reason, I suppose, is that over the years all that the insults had done was made the mind wonder whether Samoa was the right place to be.
One of the South Pacific's longest serving leaders, Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele, told a meeting in Australia that climate change is an ...
Calling for greater international action on climate change, Samoa's long-serving prime minister minced no words in a recent speech lambasting world ...
SYDNEY — One of the South Pacific's longest serving leaders, Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele, told a meeting in Australia that climate ...
The Samoan Prime Minister gave a refreshingly straight-talking speech on Thursday in which he said any world leader that that denies climate change ...
Australian commentator slams P.M. over climate change ... “Anyone who saw Samoa's Prime Minister waddle to the podium of Sydney's Lowy Institute ...
China is willing to work with Samoa and the international community to tackle climate change. Chinese President Xi Jinping made the remarks during ...
China says it will work with Samoa to tackle climate change and wishes to ... Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with his Samoan counterpart ...
Small islands use big platform to warn of climate change ... recent visit to her country's Pacific neighbors of Samoa, Tonga, Niue and the Cook Islands.
UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Prime Minister of Samoa Tuilaepa Malielegaoi on Friday called for urgent action to tackle climate change, ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Preventing an extra single degree of heat could make a life-or-death difference in the next few decades for multitudes of ...
The donation of the water tanks was funded under Samoa's Civil Society Support Program (C.S.S.P.), which is piloting a climate resilience project with ...
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 ...
Pacific Games Office chief executive Falefata Hele Ei Matatia said the Samoa Tourism Authority and the Hotel Association were working together to ...
Tourism is an important industry to Samoa and it is vital for the economy. “That's also the ... The bulk of the money comes from the tourism industry.”.
The couple came to Samoa with their two sons (8 and 10 years old) to ... “I don't think Samoa is really promoted and developed in terms of tourism.
N.Z.'s frozen food industry giant looks to Samoa next ... intrigued by the changes in Samoa's tourism industry having visited him over 20 years ago.
ENJOYING SAMOA HOLIDAY: Susan Bellamy with her husband Terry Gainey enjoying their stay at the Taumeasina Island Resort. (Photo: Anina ...
In his keynote address the Minister of Tourism, Sala Fata Pinati signaled that the days of “day light robbery of our people” were over as Samoa moves ...
“In recent months, officials from the State of Israel and Government have been engaged in negotiations for Samoans to be granted free visitor's visa ...
LOVING SAMOA: Uini Uini and Barbara Uini in Apia shared their thoughts about ... For Barbara, Samoa has changed in terms of tourism development, ...
THE DESTINATION OF DREAMS: Thomas and Ida Samuelsson at the Tanoa Tusitala Hotel on their last day of their dream holiday. (Photo: Anina ...
The potential of Samoa's tourism market is huge. Trudy Elise Stead said this when she talked about Samoa's natural and untouched beauty. She is in ...
One event they attended during their holiday was the culture show at the S.T.A. in Apia, which they said they enjoyed. Jaime also has a soft spot for ...
Last Tuesday the couple landed for the first time in Samoa. When Dear Tourist met them in Apia on Wednesday they were celebrating Artie's birthday.
Meet the newly appointed representative for the Samoa Tourism Authority in China. Marcus Lee is an internationally renowned author and speaker, ...
Samoa's luscious rainforest and sunshine is proving to be a winner with ... The Dear Tourist team found them at the Samoa Tourism Authority office ...
Samoa Tourism Authority's representative in China, Marcus Lee, will run two half-day training workshops at the Aggie Greys Sheraton Hotel August ...
It's great for travellers like yours truly to compare airfares on line to find that Samoa Airways offers the cheapest fare for the Auckland to Apia route.
More than 200 women attended the inaugural forum for Samoa's women farmers, ... The two-day event at Orator Hotel was organized by Samoa Farmers ... the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and the Samoa Tourism Authority.
Saturday afternoon at 2.00pm at the Samoa Tourism Authority Fale the official opening will take place. “We are delighted that The Hon Prime Minister ...
A couple from Sydney, Australia flew into Samoa last week to visit the country of their six Samoan workers back at home. They told the Dear Tourist ...
Anna told the Dear Tourist team that after 15 months of trying to help Oscar recover at their home, they opted to travel to Samoa because they were not ...
Prime Minister Tuilaepa Dr. Sa'ilele Malielegaoi and other guests attended its commissioning at the Samoa Tourism Authority Fale on Saturday.
Prime Minister Tuilaepa Dr. Sa'ilele Malielegaoi welcomed the organization during the official launch at the Samoa Tourism Authority Fale last ...
Va'aelua Faapoipoi Gidlow is the new President of the Savai'i Samoa Tourism Association (S.S.T.A.). His appointment follows the association's annual ...
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) in partnership with the South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) will organise the second Pacific Tourism ...
I mean this is draconian, what other Pacific tourism destination does this?” And worst ... Water? So much for getting Samoa tourism China-ready?
I also want to express our sincere thanks to Honorable Prime Minister for his strong support to China-Samoa cooperation in tourism industry. With the ...
The lack of direct flights between China and Samoa is a major obstacle for Chinese tourists who want to visit the island nation. Ambassador of the ...
Mr Wang told people attending a China tourism workshop in Samoa there's a legal guarantee of direct flights under an agreement signed between the ...
You see since the tourism industry in Samoa has been struggling with the low numbers for the past several years, Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele ...
Members of Samoa's tourism industry gathered this week at the Tanoa Tusitala Hotel for the “China Ready” seminar to learn from Marcus Lee, ...
They told the Dear tourist team Samoa is what they hoped it would be with the people and laid back atmosphere grabbing their attention when they ...
Samoa is a unique destination that offers many attractions. ... In terms of tourism, Alexander said a more efficient travel booking system could do good ...
Samoa's Prime Minister, Tuila'epa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi, will be travelling to China next month to seek an air link between the two countries and attract ...
What was meant to be a short holiday in paradise turned into a tragedy when ... The Government and the Samoa Tourism Authority must immediately ...
American Samoa governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga has been pushing tourism development since he took office in 2013 as an alternative to the fish ...
The 2018 McDonald's Miss Samoa Pageant will be launched today at ... Victoria and the Global Indigenous Runway, Samoa Tourism Authority Expo ...
Samoa's former tourism minister and prominent businessman, Hans Joachim Keil, has died. Mr Joachim Keil, who sold his commercial television ...
Samoa's former tourism minister and prominent businessman, Hans Joachim Keil, has died. Mr Keil, who sold his commercial television station earlier ...
The Super Hero Dash fundraiser was held at the Samoa Tourism Culture Village on Saturday. The participants came dressed in their favorite ...
The sea level rise that's impacting small island states like Samoa as a result of global warming is Levalasi's huge ... will be launched following the contestants' island tour being organised by the Savaii Samoa Tourism Association.
The event is organised in partnership with the South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) and generously hosted by the Samoa Tourism Authority ...
Savaii Samoa Tourism Association (S.S.T.A.) President, Vaaelua Faapoipoituuloa Gidlow said the Savaiians have come out shining and every effort ...
... year, and also the members of the organising committee of our Samoa Tourism Authority who have organised and made this year's festival possible.
There, pageant Hosts' Samoa Events Incorporated (S.E.I.) with support from the Savai'i Samoa Tourism Association (S.S.T.A.) hosted a mini-Teuila ...
Brendon Madden-Smith with the Leader's yellow jersey in between two local riders in the 2017 tour CREDIT: Samoa Events / ScottieTPhoto.
A strategy has been carefully planned so that the Samoan tourism industry will be able to maximise the benefits to be gained from the Australian, USA, ...
Newly crowned Miss Samoa Sonia Piva's next big engagement is the upcoming ... The new Miss Samoa will sign her contract with the Samoa Tourism ...
Her fifth visit to Samoa didn't disappoint Sina Muavae of Auckland, New Zealand. ... In her opinion, the way locals approach tourists has also changed.
Staged in the island's capital of Apia on 3 October, the Pacific Tourism Insights Conference will focus on development, expertise and sustainability in ...
Samoa is the preferred holiday destination for Sue Pope and Graham Seddon from Waiheke Island, New Zealand. It's their third trip to Samoa and they ...
For starters, both are ambassadors for Samoa, carrying the Samoan flag ... Samoa Airways collaborated with the Samoa Tourism Authority to bring ...
The experience in Samoa is different to other islands and is special, says ... Talking about her previous travels, Helen said Samoa – compared to Fiji ... through the early stages of tourism development in Samoa, compared to Fiji ...
The resort has also won the Excellence in Tourism and Best Deluxe awards in Samoa's Tourism annual award in 2017 and 2018. In 2016 Seabreeze ...
They wanted to have a different experience from Fiji and the Indonesian tourist destination of Bali, and Samoa was the answer according to the family.
This year Tupa'i stepped down as President of the Samoa Savaii Tourism Association after almost five years but he says it was a blessing in disguise ...
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) released its Human Development Index (HDI) a couple of days ago, heralding progress in ...
Tourism Ministers from 17 Pacific Island countries will meet in Apia for the 28th annual Council of Tourism Ministers meeting this week to discuss ...
The inaugural U.N.E.S.C.O. roundtable on building sustainable tourism for green/blue livelihoods in Pacific Island countries was opened in Apia ...
In the Cook Islands and Samoa, tourism will also drive economic expansion, and in Kiribati, economic growth is supported by the implementation of ...
Held at Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey's Hotel, dynamic thought leaders from the international Tourism industry shared about the new innovative ...
“Google Street view covers many countries in the world but its not widely used in the Pacific, in a place like Samoa that doesn't have street names or ...
International tourism in the Pacific has increased in a sustainable manner, with the 2017 statistics released by the World Tourism Organisation stating ...
Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Dr. Sa'ilele Malielegaoi chaired the Council of Tourism Ministers Meeting held at the Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey's Hotel in ...
Tuilaepa also said Samoa needed trade and tourism, adding that all Samoan made Nonu juice sent overseas went to China, as did Samoan caught ...
Organized by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) in collaboration with the South Pacific Tourism Organization (SPTO) and hosted by Samoa ...
In a low-key networking event co-hosted by Women in Climate Change network (W.I.C.C.) of Samoa and the Women in Tourism International Alliance, ...
Samoa's climate change champions met international tourism professionals on Tuesday night at Taumeasina Island Resort to discuss how the two ...
A family from Canberra, Australia, flew into Samoa to have a feel of the ... On Samoa's tourist development, Stacey said: “To us it appears tourism is ...
The Women in Tourism International Alliance (W.I.T.I.A.) based in Queensland, Australia are in Samoa with 35 international professionals from the ...
The programme will begin at the Samoa Tourism Authority fale, where Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi will deliver the keynote address.
The vessel and its 1877 passengers and 791 crew were welcomed by officials from the Samoa Ports Authority and the Samoa Tourism Authority, ...
Coming across the road to here from the other side of the island there was no sign for Apia in this direction. Just little things like that if you want tourists ...