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Samoa removes COVID-19 test requirement for inbound travellers

Acting Prime Minister Hon. Tuala Tevaga Ponifasio announced on 22nd September the removal of the pre-departure requirement for a supervised COVID-19 RAT for travellers bound for Samoa.

Return to Paradise Resort Wins Competitions

Return to Paradise Resort is celebrating after a double win at the Independence Celebration competitions. The first was the Return to Paradise Fiafia Group which won first place in the Mauluulu competition.

Hotel bookings start to rebuild following border reopening

Optimism about forward revenue and occupancy projections trending higher is building among hotels and resorts following the reopening of borders to international travelers in August.

Samoa welcomes back cruising yachts

In the days following the official re-opening of Samoa’s borders to the world, Faleolo International Airport wasn’t the only place buzzing with the arrival of tourists and returning friends and family.

Visitors in search of authentic experiences

When Samoa officially opened its borders to international visitors on August 1st, American-Filipino traveller, Riza Rasco, was one of the first visitors who disembarked off the first flight into Samoa after an almost 3 year hiatus due to the global pandemic.



VISITOR NUMBERS AT A GLANCE

For the month of February 2020
A Samoa 414
-57.2 %
NZ 2919
-15.8 %
Australia 1757
-3.5 %
USA 479
-19.4 %
Canada 17
-60.5 %
OPI 258
-44.4 %
UK 85
-42.2 %
Germany 65
-8.5 %
OEC 124
-40.1 %
Japan 24
-52.9 %
China 82
-58.8 %
OAC 456
45.2 %
Other Countries 373
-95.9 %


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