October 16, 2020

COVID-19, Oceans, Climate Change Lead Forum Foreign Ministerial 2020 Agenda – Discover the Pacific

Pacific Foreign Ministers are to open their annual Forum meeting this morning with the agenda item topping many global meetings- COVID-19.
October 9, 2020

Nanuku Auberge Recognized with CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER’S 2020 READERS’ Choice award “TOP 10 RESORT IN AUSTRALIA & THE SOUTH PACIFIC” – Discover the Pacific

The World’s Best Hotels, Resorts, Countries, Cities, Islands, Spas, Trains, Airlines, Airports and Cruises Ranked by Travelers
October 8, 2020

Underwater Adventures Await in COVID Free Paradise – Discover the Pacific

While our borders are closed we would like to share some adventures you may wish to include during your next visit.
October 8, 2020

Pitcairn Islands Tourism Showcases Ocean Plastics Photo Stories – Discover the Pacific

When British environmental photographer, Mandy Barker, arrived on UNESCO World Heritage-listed Henderson Island, in the remote territory of the Pitcairn Islands, she said “The item of plastic that stood out most were the hundreds of fishing buoys that littered the shoreline of this unique and remote uninhabited island, scattered around […]
October 8, 2020

Niue Makes the List of the 2020 Top 100 Global Sustainable Destinations – Discover the Pacific

Niue is one of the top 100 sustainable destinations in the world and the only Pacific island to make the top 100 list this year.
October 8, 2020

Pandemic Reveals Cruise Ships as Fall-Guys for Air Pollution – Discover the Pacific

There is some positive news: MSC Cruises and TUI Cruises expect all their ships to be operational by summer 2021.
September 30, 2020

New UN Multi-Partner Trust Fund for Coral Reefs – Discover the Pacific

A new, first of its kind fund to protect coral reefs was officially launched today on the sidelines of the 75th Session of the UN General Assembly, with a coalition of partners convening to mobilise resources to make coral reefs more resilient. The Global Fund for Coral Reefs seeks to […]
September 30, 2020

SPTO seals Partnership for Tourism and Rural Development with US Embassy – Discover the Pacific

The World Tourism Day was celebrated this month on 27 September, calling attention to Tourism and Rural Development. Together with UNWTO and partners, SPTO contributed to […]
September 25, 2020

Nanuku Resort Celebrates Fiji Ozone Week – Discover the South Pacific

Even throughout a global pandemic, nothing will disrupt Nanuku Auberge Resort’s ongoing commitment to sustainability.
September 24, 2020

China aims for ‘carbon neutrality by 2060’ – Discover the South Pacific

China’s President Xi Jinping has announced China will aim to hit peak emissions before 2030 and for carbon neutrality by 2060.
September 24, 2020

UNWTO and Google Host First Tourism Acceleration Program in Sub-Saharan Africa – Discover the South Pacific

The Covid-19 crisis has disproportionately affected tourism, a sector that accounts for millions of jobs around the globe.
September 24, 2020

Reminder to Register – Online Course on Sustainable Tourism for Small Islands – Discover the South Pacific

We are less than a month away from the start of this year’s online course on Sustainable Tourism for Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
September 22, 2020

Organic Farm Assists Bulaccino Café operation – Discover the South Pacific

Eileen Chute’s love for nature has seen her turn idle land into a huge organic farm that has been supplying to her business, Bulaccino Café.
September 17, 2020

Re-energising the Climate Change Narrative in the South Pacific Region – Discover the South Pacific

The 2020 global pandemic has disrupted tourism, crippled industries, shaken business models, rocked share markets and brought trepidation to humankind, globally.
September 16, 2020

International Tourist Numbers Down 65% in First Half of 2020, UNWTO Reports – Discover the South Pacific

International tourist arrivals plunged 93% in June when compared to 2019, with the latest data from the World Tourism Organization showing the severe impact COVID-19 has had on the sector.
September 15, 2020

UNWTO Highlights Potential of Domestic Tourism to Help Drive Economic Recovery in Destinations Worldwide – Discover the South Pacific

As restrictions on travel begin to ease globally, destinations around the world are focusing on growing domestic tourism, with many offering incentives to encourage people to explore their own countries.
September 11, 2020

New Report on Travel Restrictions – Discover the South Pacific

The report presents the analysis of travel restrictions as of 1 September 2020 and places the emphasis on analysing common factors of destinations which have started easing restrictions and of destinations which borders remain closed, with a view to better understand the underlying factors and supporting decision making in this […]
September 10, 2020

Greenhouse Gases Hit New Record Despite Lock-downs, U.N. says – Discover the South Pacific

GENEVA/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth’s atmosphere hit a record high this year, a United Nations report showed on Wednesday, as […]
September 10, 2020

Aquatic Eco Trail on Aitutaki – Discover the South Pacific

A ‘must-do’ activity for your clients when staying at Pacific Resort Aitutaki!
September 9, 2020

Climate Change May be Affecting Pacific Whale Migraton – Discover the South Pacific

A whale researcher in the Cook Islands thinks climate change is affecting the annual humpback migration from Antarctica. Nan Hauser, who has been observing the migration […]