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New Caledonia is a French territory comprising dozens of islands in the South Pacific. Tourism is an important industry for this island territory. New Caledonia is a French territory comprising dozens of islands in the South Pacific. It's known for its palm-lined beaches and marine-life-rich lagoon, which, at 24,000-sq.-km, is among the world's largest. A massive barrier reef surrounds the main island, Grand Terre, a major scuba-diving destination. The capital, Nouméa, is home to French-influenced restaurants and luxury boutiques selling Parisian fashions.

New Caledonia closes down public places because of Covid-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2020 05:57

The New Caledonian government has ordered the closure as of tonight of public places, such as restaurants, bars, nakamals and casinos, for two weeks.  Several new measures have been announced ... Read More

Aircalin takes delivery of its first Airbus A330neo aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 30, 2019 16:38

New Caledonia’s Aircalin has taken delivery of its first of two Airbus A330-900 at a delivery ceremony in Toulouse, France, with the second aircraft joining the fleet later in 2019, ... Read More

New Caledonia Tourism road show has only one European destination

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 18, 2019 02:26

A delegation from New Caledonia Tourism (Nouvelle-Calédonie Tourisme Point Sud) led by its deputy general manager, Ms. Julie Laronde, made its first and only stop of a European roadshow in ... Read More

France aids New Caledonia airline

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- November 29, 2018 19:19

New Caledonia’s international airline has been given tax rebates by France to buy two new Airbus airliners. Read More

Loyalty Islands struck by 2 earthquakes in a row

editor editor- October 15, 2018 16:01

According to two separate reports from the USGS (United States Geological Survey), Loyalty Islands located off the coast of New Caledonia has been struck by 2 earthquakes within a half ... Read More

Earthquake shakes southeast of Loyalty Islands

editor editor- September 10, 2018 20:58

A 6.1 earthquake struck off the coast of Loyalty Islands approximately 146 miles from New Caledonia. The quake struck at 19:31:38 UTC on September 10, 2018. There has been no ... Read More

Cruising New Caledonia: Not a surprising development

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2018 04:53

In New Caledonia between 2013 and 2016, the cruise ship rate has grown by 32%. In 2016, there were over 509,463 passengers on board and 235 cruise ships that berthed ... Read More