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Pacific

“We’re back,” for incentives says Fiji

Monday, 16 May 2022 11:09

Tourism Fiji is already seeing a pick up in interest from the conference and incentives sector and is currently in the process of employing a business events manager, says chief executive office Brent Hill.

New Caledonia Welcomes NZ Travellers Back

Monday, 09 May 2022 21:23

Aircalin has relaunched its Auckland-Noumea service as part of a weekly service (every Sunday) which will extend to three weekly flights during the summer with Air New Zealand planning flights from July 2022.

Samoa set to reopen borders

Monday, 09 May 2022 20:18

The Samoan Government has announced it will be reopening its border to international travellers from August/September later this year.

Flights to Tahiti to recommence

Monday, 28 March 2022 01:31

Air Tahiti Nui General Manager Pacific, Daniel Eggenberger, welcomes a firm date to recommence its New Zealand passenger flight operations.

NIUE ease protocols

Monday, 11 April 2022 03:39

The Government of Niue has today announced that as of Monday 2 May Niue time (Tuesday 3 May New Zealand time), travellers to Niue will be required to self-isolate for seven days immediately on arrival, and complete testing protocols, before being allowed into the Community.

New CEO for Cook Islands Tourism

Tuesday, 03 May 2022 02:17

The Board of the Cook Islands Tourism Corporation has announced the appointment of Karla Eggelton as the Corporation's new CEO

Vanuatu announces border opening

Tuesday, 03 May 2022 01:12

The Vanuatu Tourism Office has announced that Vanuatu will open its borders to fully-vaccinated international travellers from 1 July, 2022 with no quarantine or arrival caps, with consumers able to book flights to Port Vila with the country’s national carrier, Air Vanuatu. 

Tourism Fiji to host Tourism Expo in May

Monday, 18 April 2022 09:45

Tourism Fiji will be hosting its eighth Fijian Tourism Expo from 11 – 13 May 2022, the first face-to-face tourism event being hosted in Fiji since 2019, and the largest event since 2020 involving international guests. 

Fiji Airways win prestigious award

Monday, 03 July 2023 02:36

Fiji Airways, Fiji’s National Carrier has been recognised as the Skytrax Best Airline in Australia & the Pacific at the prestigious 2023 World Airline Awards, held recently at the Paris Air Show.

Team Up Events expands into Fiji

Wednesday, 14 June 2023 00:30

Team Up Events has announced the opening of a new office in Fiji.

Fiji is ‘Open for Happiness’ to Kiwi travellers

Monday, 14 March 2022 06:31

Australian actress Rebel Wilson stars in a new campaign for Tourism Fiji as the country opened for quarantine-free travel for fully vaccinated tourists on December 1, 2021. Now as New Zealand’s borders opened back up for international travel in early March, Kiwis can once again experience the happiness that Fiji is all about.

More flights to Cook Islands

Monday, 15 August 2022 05:37

Air New Zealand will increase the number of weekly flights from Auckland to the Cook Islands from November 2022.

Niue removes visitor restrictions

Monday, 03 April 2023 04:49

The Government of Niue has announced major changes to travel requirements to Niue effectively removing all restrictions for visitors.

Vanuatu Lifts pre-departure testing

Monday, 12 September 2022 02:27

 

The Vanuatu Tourism Office have announced visitors to Vanuatu will no longer be required to produce a negative COVID-19 test before entering the country, effective immediately.  

New Caledonia rep cover for 12 months in NZ market

Sunday, 12 March 2023 23:14

 

Tourism representation and PR agency, Showponi,  has has been appointed by Nouvelle Vague Marketing to represent New Caledonia Tourism NZ ahead of Sally Pepermans' departure on a 12-month sabbatical.

Fiji Airways $60k support for SPTE

Wednesday, 03 May 2023 05:54

The Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) has today announced Fiji Airways as its Platinum Partner for the 2023 South Pacific Tourism Exchange (SPTE).

Samoa eases entry requirements for international travellers

Tuesday, 27 September 2022 20:58

The Samoan Tourism Authority are pleased with the easing of entry requirements for international travellers to Samoa 

Fiji invites the world in to experience genuine happiness

Monday, 30 January 2023 02:26

Tourism Fiji is rolling out a refreshed take on its ‘happiness’ brand platform, just over a year on from borders reopening to tourists. The new brand platform, ‘Where happiness comes naturally’ is a meaningful evolution that pays homage to Fiji’s local people, stunning natural environments, rich culture, and the authentic experiences on offer, encouraging travellers to discover a side to Fiji they may not have known existed.

Samoa Tourism Exchange

Monday, 29 April 2024 00:48

Delegates from Australia, American Samoa, China, Fiji, New Zealand, United States and the United Kingdom gathered at Taumeasina Island Resort in Apia yesterday for two days of appointments and meetings with over 50 exhibitors.

STE kicks off in style

Tuesday, 25 April 2023 20:47

The Samoan Tourism Exchange held its opening reception last night Friendship Park Matafele.  Buyers and sellers gathered for an evening of entertainment and refreshments to officially open the event.

Save the dates for Samoa Tourism Authority 

Monday, 09 October 2023 10:24

The Samoa Tourism Aurhortiy has announced dates for STE (Samoa Tourism Exchange) and the New Zealand Roadshows.

Ratua Private Island Resort prepares for grand relaunch

Sunday, 21 April 2024 22:00

Brett and Leah Fasher, owners of Ratua Private Island Resort in Vanuatu, are gearing up for a return after weathering a series of unprecedented challenges.

Beautiful Samoa NZ Roadshow 2024

Thursday, 06 June 2024 23:17

Samoa Tourism Authority will showcase the very best of Samoa once again on the New Zealand Roadshow.