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Aleipata Tourism Alliance

The Aleipata Tourism Alliance (ATA) draws its members from the District of Aleipata that is located at the southern end of the Island of Upolu in Samoa. The Aleipata Region is that stretch of the coast line from Tiavea in the east to Matatufu in the west.

Samoa Tourism Marketing Taskforce

Meetings of the Taskforce provide industry representatives an opportunity to share information about private sector initiatives geared towards promoting improved market awareness about and interest in products and services.

Samoa Tourism Training Taskforce

The Tourism Training Taskforce was established in 2010 to strengthen collaboration on workforce issues and opportunities. Its primary function is to take collective responsibility for the implementation of the Tourism Workforce Development Plan.

Samoa Accommodation Standards Committee

The primary function of the Samoa Tourism Accommodation Standards Steering Committee is to provide sound advice to the Tourism Accommodation Standards Programme.

Samoa Tourism Industry Alliance

The overall objective of STIA is to discuss, action and establish means through which the coordination of quality and sustainable tourism products and services in Samoa are beneficial for Samoans and our visiting guests.

South Pacific Tourism Organisation

Established in 1983 as the Tourism Council of the South Pacific, the South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) is the mandated organisation representing Tourism in the region.

World Tourism Organisation UNWTO

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism. As the leading international organization in the field of tourism, UNWTO promotes tourism as a driver of economic growth, inclusive development and environmental sustainability and offers leadership and support to the sector in advancing knowledge and tourism policies worldwide.

STA Government Partners

The Samoa Tourism Authority works closely with the following government bodies to ensure policies and standards which support the Tourism Sector Vision and the delivery of a quality visitor experience.

Samoa Hotels Association

The Samoa Hotels Association (SHA) is an industry association of members who share common interests, goals and objectives for tourism and accommodation standards in Samoa. Membership base covers a wide range of accommodation providers starting from traditional beach fales, and budget accommodation through to luxury resorts and hotels. The association operates a successful e-booking system for its members, which also benefits other tourism related businesses such as visitor attraction sites, handicraft retailers, rental cars, bars and restaurants.

Savaii Samoa Tourism Association

The Savaii Samoa Tourism Association is an association of committed local businesses involved in tourism mainly on the island of Savaii. We work together to share limited resources and improve the experience of our visitors. Savaii is a very quiet and traditional island and tourism is the main source of employment and economic activity on Savaii. By growing tourism we create jobs which over time will improve the standard of living for all those in Savaii.