SYDNEY, Australia --- The Asian Development Bank says economic growth in the Pacific slowed in 2012 and is expected to slow further in 2013.
HONIARA, Solomon Islands (FAIRFAX NZ) ---- The continuing slaughter of dolphins in the Solomon Islands is set to hit the troubled nation's struggling tourism industry.
HONIARA, Solomon Islands (RADIO AUSTRALIA) ---- Solomon Islands' tourism minister, Samuel Manetoali, says his government will step in to resolve a dispute around dolphin slaughtering on one of the country's islands.
Air Pacific, Fiji’s national carrier soon to be flying as ‘Fiji Airways’ has announced that following the conclusion of a highly competitive bidding process, it had selected two major international aviation banks for European export credit financing for its three new A330-200 aircraft. The two banks are German-based: KfW IPEX-Bank ...
NADI, Fiji ----- The arrival of Air Pacific’s new A330-200 Airbus will enable Fiji to expand and sustain its connections to countries with a high number of out-bound tourists, says Fiji President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau.
The tourism industry in the region believes that courses offered by regional institutions are not tailored to meet the vast needs of the industry.
Deaths of young school-leavers partying after their exams in Australia has been alarming everyone in recent years but an incident in Fiji last month has sparked furore among parents.
Two separate high-profile and still unsolved murder cases involving a bartender in February and a couple in December, the pension agency’s filing for bankruptcy, a public hospital and a utilities agency still under a state of emergency, restoration of regular 80 work hours bi-weekly for government employees, thousands of foreign ...
Leading Australian travel operator, Flight Centre, has listed Fiji as one of its target business expansions over the next five years as it foresees phenomenal growth in both leisure and corporate travels.
One of the first things that struck Tony Gollin when he joined Airports Fiji Ltd (AFL) last October as its chief executive officer was what he called “its enormous potential”.
Expect a ‘tit for tat’ battle between Australia’s mega-carrier Qantas and Fiji’s Air Pacific to get messy, observers have warned.
Small to medium enterprise hotel owners in the South Pacific need to keep abreast of internet technology and how it has revolutionised industries like tourism.
When a record 1 billion tourists choose holidays in 2012, Pacific and parts of Asia will attract the greater portion of them, forecasts World Tourism Organisation.
Whatever it is that inspired the ancient Hindu and Buddhist kings to build the amazing temples of Angkor Wat and surrounds—now deemed wonders of the world, protected and in various stages of restoration—creating a thriving tourism industry a millennium later couldn’t have been a motivation.
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