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Amoa Resort increases support for local food producers with new catering services

Businesses on the remote big island of Savaii have always faced the added challenges of a smaller market and high transport expenses compared to the more populated Upolu Island where the country’s main port and center for services and trade are located.

Tourism Industry Welcomes Launch of Government Stimulus Assistance

The tourism sector will be receiving a much needed cash injection into their struggling businesses following the highly anticipated official launch of the Government’s $5m Tourism Stimulus Assistance 3 Package held on Thursday 2nd September at the Samoa Cultural Village.

Adopt Samoa Travel Tracer, keep Samoa safe

Since Samoa’s Travel Tracer application for mobile phones was launched at the start of September, approximately 1500 people have downloaded the digital contact tracing tool according to the Ministry of Health’s records.

Samoa’s fully vaccinated rate rises, public urged to vaccinate

The national vaccination programme spearheaded by the Ministry of Health is continuing to close the gap to achieve the Ministry’s 95-100% full vaccination coverage goal.

Taumeasina Island Resort prepares for “new normal”

It’s going on almost two years since Samoa closed its borders to international visitors forcing many accommodation providers to either close their doors or cut back drastically on trading hours.



VISITOR NUMBERS AT A GLANCE

For the month of March 2020
A Samoa 234
-78.5 %
NZ 1675
-61.9 %
Australia 995
-59.9 %
USA 253
-74.2 %
Canada 10
-82.8 %
OPI 139
-60.1 %
UK 26
-89.5 %
Germany 21
-74.7 %
OEC 55
-84.0 %
Japan 16
-81.4 %
China 103
-67.8 %
OAC 409
31.1 %
Other Countries 228
-98.0 %


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