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Micronesia Travel & Tourism News for visitors. The Federated States of Micronesia is a country spread across the western Pacific Ocean comprising more than 600 islands. Micronesia is made up of 4 island states: Pohnpei, Kosrae, Chuuk and Yap. The country is known for palm-shaded beaches, wreck-filled dives and ancient ruins, including Nan Madol, sunken basalt temples and burial vaults that extend out of a lagoon on Pohnpei.

Strong 6.2 Earthquake Strikes Yap in Micronesia

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 6, 2020 19:17

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit the State of Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia today, July 6, 2020, at 18:16:19 UTC. The quake happened in ocean waters with the ... Read More

Free of Coronavirus are 15 Countries including 10 Island Nations

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2020 03:34

Which countries in the world don't have the coronavirus yet - and what is the reason and WHY?  15 countries in Africa, Asia, and the Pacific Region don't have COVID-19 ... Read More

PATA Micronesia Chapter: New Board of Directors and Chairs

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019 05:36

This past month marked the end of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Micronesia Chapter’s directorship for 2017 – 2018. For the past four years (two-year consecutive terms), Pilar Laguaña ... Read More

Palau Island plans sunscreen ban to save coral

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- November 5, 2018 16:48

The tiny Pacific island nation of Palau will ban “reef-toxic” sunscreens from 2020 in what it claims is a world-first initiative to stop chemical pollution killing its famed corals. Palau, ... Read More

Air Niugini crashed B737 in a lagoon

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 28, 2018 09:17

In the Federated States of Micronesia, an Air Niugini B737 crashed landed in a lagoon while attempting to land at Chuuk Island airport. Read More

Strong earthquake rocks State of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2017 16:46

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck State of Yap in Federated States of Micronesia today. According to the reports, there was no tsunami threat. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.1 Date-Time • 9 ... Read More

Earthquake: 6.4 measured in the State of Yap , Federated States of Micronesia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 8, 2017 10:36

A strong earthquake with a strength of 6.4 shook the State of Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia. There are no damages or injuries reported at this time. No ... Read More

Saipan Airport receives $3.8M for airport bridgeways

editor editor- July 12, 2017 23:29

US Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan announced today that the Commonwealth Ports Authority would be receiving $3,761,807 to replace 3 of the passenger loading bridges at the Francisco C. Ada/Saipan ... Read More

Imperial Pacific Resort Hotel ・ Saipan starts operation on 6 July, 2017

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 5, 2017 17:21

Imperial Pacific International Holdings Limited is delighted to announce that we will be moving from our temporary training facility - Best Sunshine Live to the Imperial Pacific Resort Hotel ・ ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau event lights up Pleasure Island Tumon with over 12,000 in attendance

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 1, 2017 19:39

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is proud to announce the BBQ competition winners of the fifth annual Pleasure Island Guam BBQ Block Party that took place on Saturday, July 1st. ... Read More