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Culinary and Wellness Experiences Reach New Heights at Nanuku Auberge Resort

By CTA Admin | Aug 10, 2018

Trees and ocean melodies provide once-in-a-lifetime moments for guests Known for its award-winning, sustainably-sourced cuisine, Nanuku Auberge Resort (Pacific Harbour, Fiji) proudly unveils an unforgettable new dining experience under the leadership of Executive Chef Oliver Scarf and Food & Beverage Director, Logan Miller. Introducing TREETOP DINING Nestled in a 70-year old Dilo Tree, a suspended platform provides private over-ocean dining allowing…

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Interview with Chef Christian Abégan

By CTA Admin | Aug 10, 2018

Interview with Chef Christian Abégan       Background: Born in Cameroon, Christian Abégan has become the benchmark for African cuisine. He has been showing off his skills ever since he graduated from “Le Cordon Bleu” school in Paris. After graduating, he returned to his country of birth, from where he then embarked on a…

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Reviving The Fine Flavor Cocoa Industry in Trinidad & Tobago

By CTA Admin | Aug 7, 2018

Which single-origin fine flavor dark chocolate would you prefer? One that is mellow and smooth on the palate or one that is green aromatic? How about one that tastes like dried red fruit or bright fruit and herbal with sweet vanilla aroma? These are snippets of the tasting notes to describe four single-origin dark chocolate…

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Samoa’s Most Stylish Luxury Resort Appoints Two New Chefs to Spice up Menu

By CTA Admin | Aug 7, 2018

Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa – Samoa’s favourite adults-only eco resort – has appointed two new chefs to revolutionise the food offering at its two onsite eateries. Executive Chef, Misiwata Namal, is a veteran of resort kitchens and brings more than 15 years of culinary experience from around the South Pacific; including most recently, the…

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Solomon Islands: One for chocolate lovers

By CTA Admin | Aug 6, 2018

Inbound tour operator, Travel Solomons has launched a half-day chocolate tour around Honiara. It visits a cocoa plantation, processing factory and stops at the chocolate shop for tasting. Chocolate is a growing boutique export for the Solomon Islands, and at around 70% cocoa content, it’s beginning to win global awards. Source and More Info: https://corporate.southpacificislands.travel/one-chocolate-lovers/

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Sample traditional Grenadian food via Savor The Spice Tour

By CTA Admin | Aug 6, 2018

Grenadian food reflects the cultural diversity of the island and so its dishes are heavily influenced by the different cultures that have inhabited the island including the indigenous Caribs, French and British colonists, West Africans slaves whose descendants now make up a majority of the population and Indians who originally came over as indentured labor.…

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Kenya: Agriculture, trade and tourism rebound to boost growth

By CTA Admin | Aug 2, 2018

The Central Bank of Kenya sees the country’s economy growing at 6.2 per cent this year, slightly above Treasury’s estimate of 5.8 per cent on the back of stronger agricultural sector. CBK governor Patrick Njoroge told a news conference yesterday that the positive forecast was based on the economy’s performance in the first quarter which…

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Kenya: Kiambu farmer supplying Nairobi hotels and restaurants with non-heading lettuce

By CTA Admin | Jul 30, 2018

A vegetable farmer in Lower Kabete, a modern residential area located about 10 Kilometers from Nairobi Central Business District is growing non-headed lettuce also known as looseleaf, cutting or bunching lettuce which is in high demand by major hotels and restaurants in the city due to its wide range of usage as compared to headed…

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The Rural Unknown Agriculture & Tourism: Shall The Twain Ever Meet?

By CTA Admin | Jul 30, 2018

In countries such as Saint Lucia, where tourism is the main driving agent of the economy, governments, civil society and NGOs are now turning to ways to promote their countries as destinations of choice, while trying to maintain an environment for sustainable development. However, this is not always the case, particularly in the agricultural context…

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