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Strong earthquake strikes Samoa Islands region
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Strong earthquake strikes Samoa Islands region

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 18, 2020

Strong earthquake rocked Samoa Islands region today. Preliminary Earthquake Report Magnitude 6.2 Date-Time ·         18 Jul 2020 15:32:36 UTC ·         ... Read More

Free of Coronavirus are 15 Countries including 10 Island Nations
Airline News

Free of Coronavirus are 15 Countries including 10 Island Nations

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2020

Which countries in the world don't have the coronavirus yet - and what is the reason and WHY?  15 countries ... Read More

Samoa set to host next Miss Pacific Islands pageant
Cultural Travel News

Samoa set to host next Miss Pacific Islands pageant

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 31, 2020

In the light of the current pandemic, Samoa would like to help travelers to keep dreaming about their future travel ... Read More

USA officially declared 2020 New Year 14 hours before Washington DC: Biba Anu Nuebu
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USA officially declared 2020 New Year 14 hours before Washington DC: Biba Anu Nuebu

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2019

The United States officially stepped into the new decade 14 hours before Washington DC did. Happy New Year! Biba Anu ... Read More

“Help, I want to live!” Responses from Hawaii to the UK ending Samoa Measles emergency
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“Help, I want to live!” Responses from Hawaii to the UK ending Samoa Measles emergency

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2019

Visitors are again welcome in Samoa, as long as arriving travelers have a certificate of vaccination against measles. Samos lifted ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Tonga, no tsunami warning issued
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Strong earthquake rocks Tonga, no tsunami warning issued

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2019

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked Tonga today. Samoa and Wallis and Futuna were also affected. No tsunami warning was issued ... Read More

Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa supports ambitious tree planting goal for Samoa
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Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa supports ambitious tree planting goal for Samoa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

As part of Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa’s ever-evolving efforts to ensure a healthier and greener earth, the team is ... Read More

Samoa cancels Open Sky Agreement with USA
Airline News

Samoa cancels Open Sky Agreement with USA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019

The Samoa Government has canceled a multi-nation open skies agreement which will be effective from July. The US Department of Transportation has ... Read More

South Pacific Sustainable Tourism Network committed to safeguarding the region
Responsible Tourism News

South Pacific Sustainable Tourism Network committed to safeguarding the region

editor editor- December 19, 2018

The South Pacific Sustainable Tourism Network is bringing together like-minded stakeholders from across the region, including individuals, businesses, government agencies, ... Read More

Samoa Tourism Exchange 2019 dates
Breaking Travel News

Samoa Tourism Exchange 2019 dates

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- November 29, 2018

Samoa Tourism Exchange 2019 will be held from 1 to 3 May. The event brings together suppliers of tourism products ... Read More

Air Tahiti Nui receives longest-range Dreamliner
Airline News

Air Tahiti Nui receives longest-range Dreamliner

editor editor- October 8, 2018

Air Tahiti Nui joined other carriers in the Pacific who operate long-distance routes by switching to the super-efficient long-range 787-9 ... Read More

Pacific Tourism Insights Conference in Samoa: Dynamic range of speakers confirmed
Breaking Travel News

Pacific Tourism Insights Conference in Samoa: Dynamic range of speakers confirmed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 6, 2018

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has gathered a dynamic line up of speakers for the second Pacific Tourism Insights Conference (PTIC) at ... Read More

Samoa Prime Minister: Denial of climate change is stupid
Breaking Travel News

Samoa Prime Minister: Denial of climate change is stupid

editor editor- September 4, 2018

Tourism is Samoa's largest industry, and the country welcomes 115,000 international tourists per year, and climate change is causing concern. Read More

What makes Destination Samoa so beautiful for visitors?
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What makes Destination Samoa so beautiful for visitors?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 28, 2018

With the increasing amount of time spent on electronic devices and constantly finding oneself on the web and social media, ... Read More

Tourist Attraction in Samoa: Samoa’s Teuila Festival
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Tourist Attraction in Samoa: Samoa’s Teuila Festival

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 25, 2018

Since it was established in 1991, Samoa's Teuila Festival has grown to become one of Samoa's most celebrated annual events ... Read More

Samoa Tourism has a lot to thank Japan for
Japan travel news

Samoa Tourism has a lot to thank Japan for

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 1, 2018

Japanese Ambassador Aioki  said  new port at at Matautu in Samoa can now bring to Samoa "many more foreign tourists who ... Read More

Samoa gains more flight connections with neighboring nations
Airline News

Samoa gains more flight connections with neighboring nations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 4, 2018

Real Tonga Airlines has signed a codeshare agreement with Samoa Airways so that the two airlines can share the new ... Read More

Sustainability Data Collection Training In Samoa
Samoa Travel news

Sustainability Data Collection Training In Samoa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 9, 2018

The South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) rolled out data collection training for 15 hotels across Samoa that volunteered to take ... Read More

Samoa Airways now open for bookings
Airline News

Samoa Airways now open for bookings

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 13, 2017

Samoa Airways (OL), Samoa's new international airline, has outlined its Northern Winter Schedule as it prepares to launch jet services ... Read More

Samoa’s Teuila Festival returns on September 3
Meeting Industry News

Samoa’s Teuila Festival returns on September 3

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 16, 2017

Join the festivities as Samoa becomes the cultural hub of the South Pacific and celebrates all things Samoan during the ... Read More

UNWTO names Prime Minister of Samoa Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
Travel Associations News

UNWTO names Prime Minister of Samoa Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2017

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has appointed the Prime Minister of Samoa, Hon. Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, as Special Ambassador of ... Read More

Makeover for Samoa’s main gateway
Airline News

Makeover for Samoa’s main gateway

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2017

Samoa's Faleolo International Airport is undergoing a makeover. Located 25 miles west of capital city Apia, the airport was originally ... Read More