Tag: Papua

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

Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 18:30

Asia Pacific destinations collectively received almost 700 million international visitor arrivals (IVAs) in 2018, an increase of 7.7% over the 2017 figure, according to PATA’s Annual Tourism Monitor 2019 Early ... Read More

Huge earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 15:45

Powerful, magnitude 7.5 earthquake has rattled Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands today, U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and a​ tsunami alert ... Read More

Powerful earthquake rocks Papua-New Guinea, no tsunami warning issued so far

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 22:05

Powerful magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck about 20 miles to the northwest of Bulolo, Papua-New Guinea on Monday. Bulolo is located on the eastern end of the island. There have been ... Read More

Italian Exhibition Group returns to China to promote international tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 20:15

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is returning to China to promote international tourism business. The appointment is at the Shanghai World Travel Fair (SWTF), one of the major tourism industry expos ... Read More

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 17:25

From 23 to 27 January, Madrid will once again become the focus of attention for the international tourism community with FITUR, the International Tourism Fair, organized by IFEMA. This year’s ... Read More

X2 Resorts appoints new Cluster General Manager for two Pattaya resorts

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019 01:10

Southeast Asian boutique hospitality brand, X2 Resorts, has appointed a new Cluster General Manager for a pair of its waterfront Pattaya properties - X2 Pattaya Oceanphere and X2 Vibe Pattaya ... Read More

US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019 19:59

The U.S. State Department today issued a travel advisory for Indonesia. This advisory is asking American Tourists to reconsider travel to Central Sulawesi and Papua due to civil unrest. It ... 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

Ukrainian tourist arrested in Indonesia’s restive Papua

editor editor- December 3, 2012 03:01

Indonesian police in restive Papua on Saturday detained a Ukrainian tourist attending a prayer session to commemorate the 51st anniversary of the region’s movement for independence. Read More

Increased direct budget flights to Lombok, Papua, Sulawesi and Kalimantan

editor editor- September 13, 2012 10:25

Traveling to exotic destinations in Lombok, Central Sulawesi, and Papua is now easier and faster as Indonesia’s low-cost carriers (LCCs) aggressively increase flights and open up new routes to citie Read More

Baliem Valley Festival 2011: into the heart of Papua

editor editor- August 1, 2011 04:01

Explore the last frontier of Indonesia’s remote Papua Island, embark on a spectacular cultural journey, and attend the Baliem Valley Festival scheduled to take place from August 8-11 this year. Read More

Indonesia jails five Australian tourists for landing in Papua

editor editor- January 16, 2009 05:27

AN ill-fated sightseeing adventure has landed five shocked middle-aged Australians in prison in Indonesia's troubled Papua region. Read More

Detained Australian group in Papua ‘for tourism opportunities’

editor editor- September 16, 2008 04:09

A group of Australians detained in Papua after landing there illegally last Friday have told officials they travelled to the tightly controlled province to assess tourism opportunities. Read More