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Samoa Tourism Excellence Awards 2020

The New Year will kick start with the ‘Samoa Tourism Excellence Awards’,which will be held in January. Dates to be advised.

MEASLES EPIDEMIC IMPACTS ANNUAL VISITOR NUMBERS FOR 2019

2019 was a year of mixed fortunes in terms of overall visitor arrivals with solid growth achieved over the first 9 months (Jan – Sept) followed by a reduction in numbers recorded over the last quarter (Oct – Dec) of the year.

Samoans in PNG donate to Measles recovery efforts

There continues to be an overwhelming show of love from some of the country’s very own entrepreneurs overseas. The Independent Director of the Life Insurance Corp Ltd in Papua New Guinea (PNG), afioga Pulotu Taito, Dr Lautofa McCarthy, have come to support Samoa’s efforts in combating the Medical Emergency in Samoa and the Pacific Region with a donation.

Garden toilets available for public use in Upolu and Savaii

Available and hygienic restrooms are available for the public and visitors alike on both the main Island of Upolu and the big Island of Savaii. In keeping up with international and health standards to avoid, Samoa celebrates every year the Garden Toilet day on the 19th of November. The Government has once again emphasised the importance of making this service more available for the public at large.

JK Entertainment partners with Samoa Tourism Authority to provide Samoa’s own Concert Series

Newly established local events company JK Entertainment has partnered with Samoa Tourism Authority (STA) for Samoa’s own concert series, which is in line with STA’s partnership with the private sector in providing monthly events.



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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