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Pacific Islands Club Saipan sponsors Saipan to join ICTP

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) today added Saipan as a destination member.

Halloween attracts Asian tourists

“Hello, we are coming for Halloween. Tell us more about that day, as we don’t have it in Japan,” a tourist wrote to Pacific Islands Club Saipan’s sales office.

Russian puppets to entertain Saipan for charity

“Gogoriki” is not a name of an exotic tropical bird. This is the English name of the most popular Russian cartoon and a puppet show called “Smeshariki” (“Funny little balls”).

The hotel that makes a difference in Micronesia

If there was a nomination for the most sports-oriented hotel in Micronesia, the winner in this category would be Pacific Islands Club Saipan ( www.picresorts-saipan.com ).

Saipan, Tinian and Rota – hidden US treasures

Have you ever noticed the tiny curved dots on the map paralleling west of the Marianas Trench? The Mariana Islands are a hidden treasure yet to be discovered.

Pacific Islands Club Saipan hosts 4th annual International Point Break Challenge

This past weekend, the Pacific Islands Club Saipan hosted the 4th Annual International Point Break Challenge, inviting recent winners from the contest in Seoul at Caribbean Bay in August 2010.

US House passes Rota National Park study bill

SAIPAN, MP – The US House of Representatives today passed a bill authorizing the Interior Department to study Rota as a potential site for a National Park.

Official: Casinos will not draw more tourists to Saipan

SAIPAN, Northern Mariana Islands — Legalizing casino gambling in Saipan wouldn't necessarily draw more tourists, according to a Japan-based tourism official for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mari

Saipan tourism officials lobbying for Haneda-Saipan flights

SAIPAN, Northern Mariana Islands - Saipan tourism officials are trying to lure Japanese airlines to fly there from Tokyo's Haneda International Airport.

Saipan airport to undergo renovations

Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan announced today that the US Department of Transportation is providing the Commonwealth Ports Authority with two grants totaling US$2,536,634.

Saipan shooting rampage suspect identified

SAIPAN, Northern Mariana Islands — The gunman who killed four people and wounded nine in a shooting rampage on the Pacific island of Saipan was identified Sunday as a Chinese national who was believ

US Congressman Sablan en route to Marianas as Typhoon Melor threatens

US Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan has departed Washington and is en route to the Northern Mariana Islands to make sure that all necessary federal assistance is available after Typhoon Melo

US congressional delegation visits Saipan island

A cadre’ of 6 Congresspersons are on Saipan island for a three-day, fact-finding tour this week. American Samoa Congressman Eni Faleomavaega, US Virgin Islands Congresswoman Donna M.

CNMI governor slams tourist drug search

The Northern Marianas governor has slammed the treatment of 147 Chinese tourists, who were made to go through a drug search on arriving at Saipan International Airport last week.

147 Chinese tourists looking to sue after body search at Saipan...

Guam - A host of Chinese tourists are weighing the prospect of filing a lawsuit over an incident in Saipan, alleging racial discrimination, where drug enforcement agents and customs officers searched

US airline pullout catches CAB off-guard

MANILA, Philippines - The sudden announcement by Continental Micronesia that it would no longer provide direct flights between Manila and Saipan has caught the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) here off-guard.CAB officials have expressed hope that a Filipino carrier can take up the slack to prevent the situation from getting worse.