Tag: Palau

Ukrainians, Palauans, N. Koreans, Libyans and Somalis denied US visas the most

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019 00:16

This year, the United States denied entry to every other Ukrainian visa applicant, according to a document published on the website of the US Department of State. Washington rejected applications ... Read More

FestPac 2020: Arts and Culture never shown in Hawaii with Guam taking a key role

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019 07:56

Many tourists visiting Hawaii from June 10-21 do not know, that the biggest arts and the cultureal festival is hosted in the U.S. State bringing all nations of the Pacific ... Read More

Traveling through Guam on a cultural ride

editor editor- March 24, 2017 06:49

Many tourists today are looking for cultural experiences during their travels. They want to eat authentic foods, meet the locals, and step into their lives for a moment in time. Read More

PATA: Successful Youth Tourism Symposium on Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2016 12:07

Over 150 students, alumni, lecturers and industry professionals from Guam, overseas and the neighboring Pacific Islands participated at the PATA Youth Symposium 2016, held at the University of Guam Ca Read More

FESTPAC Opening: Guam becomes the center of the Blue Continent

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2016 19:41

The stadium was full. Thousands of spectators unable to get into the Guam stadium today watched the FESTPAC opening ceremony from giant screens outside the venue. Read More

Guam Tourism with FestPac puts the Blue Continent in the global spotlight

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2016 06:31

The blue continent is in the spotlight of the world today, and the center is the American island of Guam. It's a cultural and tourism event only happening every 4 ... Read More

Asia winter forecast: Drought to continue from India to Singapore

editor editor- October 24, 2015 04:36

As the record-challenging tropical season winds down following December, drought will continue in parts of Southeast Asia, while snow is forecast in some rather low-lying areas of China, the Korean ... Read More

Record Korea arrivals highlight July in Guam

editor editor- August 28, 2015 02:18

The Guam Visitors Bureau Research Department confirmed that more than 114,956 visitors enjoyed its beautiful island in July 2015. Read More

Entertainment line-up confirmed for Guam Micronesia Island Fair

editor editor- May 6, 2015 12:07

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) along with T-Galleria by DFS, Westin Resort Guam, and United Airlines today confirmed the entertainment lineup for the 28th annual Guam Micronesia Island Fair (GMIF), ... Read More

2015 Guam Micronesia Island Fair bridges “Journey to FestPac”

editor editor- May 1, 2015 16:26

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) today announced that plans are underway and delegations from around the region are preparing for the 28th annual Guam Micronesia Island Fair (GMIF). Read More

PATA Micronesia holds tri-annual chapter meeting in Guam

editor editor- December 15, 2014 04:33

TUMON, Guam - From across the Micronesia region, members of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Micronesia Chapter gathered for the organization’s tri-annual chapter meeting held in Guam on D Read More

PATA promotes warmth of Micronesia at 27th Guam Micronesia Island Fair

editor editor- May 6, 2014 08:50

TUMON, Guam - The PATA Micronesia Chapter, with the efforts from the Guam Visitors Bureau, Marianas Visitors Authority, Palau Visitors Authority, Pohnpei Visitors Bureau, Marshall Islands Visitors Aut Read More

Guam International Marathon shatters records

editor editor- April 14, 2014 06:53

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB), along with Pacific Islands Club Guam and United Airlines, hosted the 2014 Guam International Marathon (GIM) yesterday, welcoming runners from around the ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau to host the PATA Micronesia Chapter Meeting next week

editor editor- December 8, 2012 01:20

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) will host the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Micronesia Chapter Quarterly Membership Meeting next week. Read More

Iwo Jima Association of America will honor veterans at Guam reunion

editor editor- January 30, 2012 04:42

TUMON, Guam - Iwo Jima war veterans will meet on Guam for a Reunion of Honor on March 10-12, 2012. The reunion is being arranged and promoted by the Iwo ... Read More

Korean Air infuriates travelers with fare fiasco

editor editor- December 1, 2011 02:48

FlyersRights.org has said it was inundated last week with calls and e-mail from passengers shocked to discover that Korean Air had canceled their confirmed ticket from United States departure points ... Read More

Delta to offer new air service between Japan and islands of Hawaii and Palau

editor editor- July 6, 2010 09:12

TOKYO, Japan - Delta Air Lines announced today its plans to build on its flights from Japan to two popular island destinations - Honolulu and Palau. Read More

Guam aims to become a home port for new cruise line

editor editor- April 5, 2010 00:24

The Port Authority of Guam, along with the Guam Visitors Bureau, is working to position Guam as the home port for a regional cruise line that's expected to launch within ... Read More

To protect tourism Palau creates shark sanctuary

editor editor- September 28, 2009 03:28

Palau’s President says his decision to declare his country’s exclusive economic zone a shark sanctuary will help both humanity and Palau’s tourism industry. Read More

Guam’s Filipino tourism arrival on the upswing

editor editor- August 10, 2009 04:56

Matua Agupa Corp., the marketing arm of the Guam Visitors Bureau in Manila, is projecting a 5 percent to 8 percent increase in Filipino travelers to the island territory during ... Read More

‘Frisky’ US airline dumps Palau leader

editor editor- April 4, 2008 04:04

MANILA, Philippines — Palau President Tommy Remengesau Jr. had just completed a two-day state visit to the Philippines and was not about to subject himself to the indignity of being ... Read More

Palau’s Micronesian Shark Foundation Hosts 6th Annual Shark Week

editor editor- January 18, 2008 05:33

Shark enthusiasts are invited to enjoy a shark themed week full of adrenalin-packed activities as the Micronesian Shark Foundation (MSF) holds it 6th annual shark week at the Fish n ... Read More