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Savai’i Tourist Operators receive Surf Life Saving Training

Two seperate sets of training were carried out last week for the big Island, with one held at Jane’s Beach Fales for the Manase area and the other at Va-i-Moana Lodge for Asau.

Seabreeze wins Samoa’s leading Resort 5 years in a row

The boutique Seabreeze Resort, Samoa has won ‘Samoa’s Leading Hotel’ for the fifth consecutive year, at the 24th annual World Travel Awards 2017 held in Shanghai, China.

Sinalei Reef Resort launches boutique visitor product

Sinalei Reef Resort and Spa in Samoa are in the throes of launching a range of bespoke experienced-based visitor activities.

Prime Minister appointed Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by UNWTO

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has appointed the Prime Minister of Samoa, Hon. Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, as Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism 2017.

Tourism Chief acknowledges NZ Government funding to boost Samoa tourism

The Chief Executive Officer of the Samoa Tourism Authority (STA), Papali’i Sonja Hunter has acknowledged the announcement by the New Zealand Government of funding to boost the Pacific Island nation’s tourism industry.

Savaii Samoa Tourism Association concludes its 7th Annual General Meeting

The 7th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the members of the Savaii Samoa Tourism Association (SSTA) was successfully held on Saturday 20th May 2017 at Vaimoana Seaside lodge in Asau, Savai’i.



VISITOR NUMBERS AT A GLANCE

For the month of August 2016
A Samoa 1437
29.8 %
NZ 5729
-6.2 %
Australia 2103
-12.6 %
USA 732
-34.0 %
Canada 26
-13.3 %
OPI 226
-19.6 %
UK 198
-7.5 %
Germany 108
-23.9 %
OEC 194
223.3 %
Japan 104
42.5 %
China 274
-6.8 %
OAC 290
90.8 %
Other Countries 460
-96.4 %


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