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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.

Miss Pacific Islands looks to tackle Health as she is traditionally welcomed by Samoa Tourism

Miss Pacific Islands and Miss Samoa, Fonoifafo Seumanu was officially welcomed by the Samoa Tourism Authority (STA), in a traditional ava ceremony at the STA Fale in Apia.

Visitor arrivals increase in first 10 months last year

The total international arrival statistics documented for the 10 month period, revealed an increase of 10.2% over the previous period (Jan-Oct 2018) resulting in overall growth of 10.2% for the Jan – Oct period from 136,992 to 151,024 or an absolute increase of 14,032 visitors over the 2018 period...

Samoa launches Street and Residetial Address Project

Samoa has launched its Street and Residential Address Naming Project, designed to identify locations of streets, services, and residences in Samoa in real time.

Australia Pacific Technical College partners with Samoa Tourism

The Australia Pacific Technical College (APTC) is proud to work in partnership with the Samoa Tourism Authority (STA) as part of the tourism training taskforce.

Newly opened Samoa Fiafia Park amuses the public as business goes according to plan

Samoa’s first amusement park is going very well and according to plan. Since opening its doors to the public a month ago, the ‘Samoa Fiafia Park’ has been buzzing with excited crowds in long queues outside the funfair towards the entry gates.



VISITOR NUMBERS AT A GLANCE

For the month of October 2019
A Samoa 1156
-4.2 %
NZ 6539
-4.8 %
Australia 2920
-9.8 %
USA 997
-2.4 %
Canada 43
-24.6 %
OPI 497
70.8 %
UK 164
-29.6 %
Germany 55
-30.4 %
OEC 142
-51.9 %
Japan 27
-70.7 %
China 490
121.7 %
OAC 1016
246.8 %
Other Countries 498
-96.6 %


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