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Discover Beautiful Sales Mission to American Samoa

The Samoa Tourism Authority in collaboration with a number of hotels and resorts will be in the American Samoa for the Discover Beautiful Sales Mission which will take place in Pago Pago during 8th-10th November.

Tourism Bodies Strengthen Partnership

A delegation from Maori Tourism headed by CEO Toluma’anave Pania Tyson-Nathan was recently in the country as part of an exchange with Samoa Tourism Authority.

Samoa participates at Tourism Meetings in Cook Islands

Samoa is among several member countries of the inter-Government South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) that are meeting in person in the Cook Islands for the first time since 2019.

Samoa welcomes restart of cruise ship port calls

The Port of Apia will welcome the return of cruise ships when Westerdam and Zuiderdam from the Holland America line call in at Matautu on Tuesday 18th October and Thursday 20th October respectively.

Eased entry requirements welcomed

The lifting of Covid-19 travel restrictions towards the end of September has been widely welcomed by visitors. On 22nd September, the requirement to complete a pre-departure test and show proof of vaccination were removed following the reopening of borders to international travellers on 1st August.



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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