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Samoa to host Rugby League World Nines 2020

In promoting sports tourism and further improving this mainstay of its economy, Samoa this week launched the Inaugural World Nines Confederation Cup (WNCC) Tournament in Apia.

Samoa Tourism Authority to host the annual international Samoa Tourism Exchange

Samoa Tourism Exchange (STE) 2020 will be held from the 29th of April to the 1st of May. STE brings together Samoa’s suppliers of tourism products and services (‘Sellers’) and Travel Product and Contracting Managers from across a number of source markets (‘Buyers’), in a business-to-business setting.

Samoa Tourism supports Samoa’s primiere 7s tournament

Samoa Tourism Authority (STA) in its efforts to encourage tourism through sports, have further forged partnership with Samoa’s primiere rugby 7s tournament, the Marist International rugby 7s in its 32nd year.

Necessary requirements for all travellers to Samoa

Beautiful Samoa in further prioritising safety for all its visitors and residents, continue to enhance its health measures to ensure a safe and swift passage for all. Health officials in their latest Advice are reassuring all and have clarified necessary requirements for travelers.

Samoa Airways to resume flight services to Maota Airport, Savaii

Samoa Airways is set to open flight services to Maota Airport in a move to develop the tourism market on Savaii with support from Samoa Tourism, Samoa Hotel Association and the Savaii Samoa Tourism Association.

GOVERNMENT STEPS UP HEALTH SCREENING IN PORTS

Health screenings for arriving visitors are immediately in effect, as the Samoan Government utilises the Faleolo Hospital near the Faleolo International Airport as a Quarantine site for possible infectious diseases, while continuing to monitor the global spread of the Coronavirus.

Samoa considered a safe destination by visitors and always open for business

Visitors to Samoa from around the world have acknowledged the beauty of Samoa, from its green lush environment to its delicious cuisine and friendly people with a unique culture. Following the measles epidemic at the end of last year, visitors are progressively visiting again as Samoa continues to open for business.



VISITOR NUMBERS AT A GLANCE

For the month of March 2020
A Samoa 234
-78.5 %
NZ 1675
-61.9 %
Australia 995
-59.9 %
USA 253
-74.2 %
Canada 10
-82.8 %
OPI 139
-60.1 %
UK 26
-89.5 %
Germany 21
-74.7 %
OEC 55
-84.0 %
Japan 16
-81.4 %
China 103
-67.8 %
OAC 409
31.1 %
Other Countries 228
-98.0 %


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