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Niue in world top ten for tourism growth

Niue has been named in the top ten fastest growing tourism destinations for 2017 by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation. Niue came in at number seven with visitor numbers increasing by 25.4 percent for the year. The head of Niue Tourism, Felicity Bollen, puts the increase down to a targeted marketing strategy. But she…

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World Tourism Day Places Focus on Innovation & Digital Transformation

The importance of digital technologies in tourism, providing opportunities for innovation and preparing the sector for the future of work, is at the centre of World Tourism Day 2018, to be celebrated in Budapest, Hungary (27 September 2018). World Tourism Day, celebrated every 27 September around the world, is a unique opportunity to raise awareness…

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Discover Namalu Coffee Ltd, unique coffee maker from Papua New Guinea!

Discover Namalu Coffee Ltd, unique coffee maker from Papua New Guinea.                       Namalu Coffee Ltd is a high quality coffee maker located in the heart of Goroka Eastern Highlands Province and at the Malahang Industrial Centre (Papua New Guinea) The coffee is made up of parchment…

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The Chefs Redefining Polynesian Cuisine

Centuries of colonization nearly erased the taste of the Pacific. Now, a new generation is reimagining the regional food for a new era. THE KAWAKAWA LEAVES are dark as jade and riddled with holes, the telltale bites of looper moth caterpillars. In another kitchen they might be thought compromised and tossed aside, but to Monique…

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Intra-Africa tourism: Where tourists go, trade seems invariably to follow

Traditionally, only the destinations in North, East and southern Africa illustrated the importance of the tourism sector as a driving force for economic growth. But now, more and more states in West and central Africa are also embracing the tourism sector. The African Union too identifies tourism as one of the avenues through which the…

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Samoa Airways and Aggie’s make dining in the sky a real Samoan experience

Food plays a large part in defining our experiences, especially in Samoa. If the food was good, everything else that wasn’t was overlooked. But if the food wasn’t up to par, nothing else was too. In the case of airline food, it is usually not synonymous with adjectives like “tasty” or “delicious”. Normally they’re just…well…airline…

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Whetting the appetite for slow food

Spooning raw yellowfin tuna caught off the Barbados coast into a mould and finishing the plate with a wave of sliced avocado, Rhea Gilkes strives to include as many local ingredients as she can on the menu of the upmarket Fusion Rooftop restaurant. On this Caribbean island where nearly 90 percent of food arrives by…

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The British Virgin Islands Food Fete

Did you miss us and all the great BVI Food Fete events last year? We certainly missed you and we can’t wait to get this year’s festivities underway. This year we will bring back some of the great events that you love like the Anegada Lobster Festival, Taste of Virgin Gorda and more. This year…

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