Archive for May 2018

Agriculture, Tourism Provide Opportunities

Agriculture and tourism provide substantial future growth opportunities for foreign investment in Papua New Guinea, and British investors are being given the opportunity to play an active role in these growth sectors. Speaking to more than 150 participants at the UK-Papua New Guinea trade and investment forum in London this week, Prime Minister Peter O’Neill…

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CTO launches new initiative on climate change resilience

The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has launched a regional tourism education and awareness campaign (RTEAC) aimed at fostering a discussion on climate resilience and sustainability on both the regional and international stage. The CTO said that the initiative is dedicated to the memory of its former employee, Bonita Morgan, “a beloved regional champion of…

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Call in Fiji to return to traditional foods to reduce NCDs

Fiji’s President Jioji Konrote says a dietary transition away from traditional, domestic staples towards diets high in processed foods has contributed to the non-communicable disease epidemic in Fiji. Major-General Konrote, who is leading the campaign in Fiji to reduce NCDs, says 80 percent of the deaths of Fijians under 70 years of age are due…

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CTO launches new initiative on climate change resilience

The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has launched a regional tourism education and awareness campaign (RTEAC) aimed at fostering a discussion on climate resilience and sustainability on both the regional and international stage. The CTO said that the initiative is dedicated to the memory of its former employee, Bonita Morgan, “a beloved regional champion of…

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Samoa Tourism Exchange 2018 opens

The annual Samoa Tourism Exchange 2018 was officially opened last night at the Taumeasina Island Resort. The occasion was blessed by the government chaplain, Reverend Fuimaono Lautofu Afamasaga, with the keynote speech given by the Minister of Tourism, Sala Fata Pinati. Sala welcomed the travel trade and media experts from all over the world as…

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