October 30, 2020

Hotelbeds launches The Green Hotels Programme to support sustainable tourism – Discover the Pacific

Hotelbeds has announced the launch of The Green Hotels Programme, a turn-key solution to bring Hotelbeds and its partners to the green economy and accelerate the transition of the travel industry towards sustainability.
October 30, 2020

Critical for survival- Focus on diversified revenue streams – Discover the Pacific

With the impact of COVID-19 affecting many economic sectors, diversified revenue streams are slowly becoming critical to businesses for survival.
October 29, 2020

First Virtual Pacific Climate Change Conference Commences – Discover the Pacific

The 2020 Pacific Ocean, Pacific Climate Change Conference (POPCCC) commenced this afternoon.
October 29, 2020

Women in Climate Change Shifting the Power – Discover the Pacific

The story of Pacific island women leaders across six different Pacific countries working for an inclusive approach in climate change and related disasters will be told at the Third Pacific Ocean Pacific Climate Change virtual conference.
October 23, 2020

Pacific Islands resilient as COVID-19 topples tourism – Discover the Pacific

Improved wellbeing through turning to traditional practices of growing food and fishing during the pandemic have helped offset the massive economic blow to Pacific Islands tourism caused by the pandemic,
October 23, 2020

CATO Unites with CLIA & ATEC to Support Land and Sea Sector – Discover the Pacific

The Council of Australia Tour Operators (CATO) met with Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and the Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) recently to cement cross-sector support.
October 22, 2020

Parvati Foundation online Magazine – Discover the Pacific

The Parvati Foundation volunteers would like to share with you that all-volunteer organization has created a special offering to give people hope during these unprecedented times.
October 19, 2020

Sea Cucumber Management Plan launched – Discover the Pacific

Saolo has become the third village in Vanua Levu to launch the Community Sea Cucumber Management Plan.
October 19, 2020

Samoa Secures a Sustainable Future with New Ocean Strategy – Discover the Pacific

The Prime Minister and international partners launched the Samoa Ocean Strategy to effectively conserve long-standing economic, subsistence, and cultural benefits from our ocean into the future.
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.