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Typhoon Wutip: What tourists should expect in Guam and Northern Mariana Islands?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 22, 2019 17:39

Typhoon Wutip is headings towards the Pacific U.S. territory Guam as a category 2 typhoon. As of Saturday 2 am local time the storm was about 230 miles south of ... Read More

Air Partner delivering humanitarian aid

editor editor- December 19, 2018 02:21

Air Partner delivers relief goods and humanitarian aid to those in need throughout the year. 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

HK Express throttles up summer service

editor editor- March 16, 2017 09:15

HK Express is Hong Kong’s first and only low-cost carrier, bringing competition to the Hong Kong market and surrounding region. Read More

Saipan: Could be another island in the Philippines, except it isn’t

editor editor- February 17, 2017 07:35

Despite being only 12 miles long and 5 miles wide, Saipan has been hot property since it was colonized by the Spanish in the mid-1500’s. Read More

CNMI: U.S. Immigration rules about to destroy tourism on a remote Island territory

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2016 05:00

Yes, it's part of the United States of America, but it's 10 time hours and more than 20 hours travel time away from the U.S. Capital Washington DC. Read More

Mariana Islands on display at Chamorro Festival

editor editor- February 25, 2016 03:39

SAN DIEGO, CA - CHE’LU, the San Diego-based non-profit focused on preserving the Pacific Island culture of Chamorros, will present the 7th Annual Chamorro Cultural Festival (CCF) on Saturday, March Read More

Typhoon Koppu bringing life-threatening flooding, winds to Philippines

editor editor- October 17, 2015 04:00

Typhoon Koppu will put lives and property across Luzon Island of the Philippines in danger through early next week. Read More

Twin typhoons churn toward Taiwan, Japan, Korean peninsula

editor editor- August 18, 2015 01:05

Goni and Atsani both became typhoons over the weekend and will strengthen further in the coming days, as one or both could become super typhoons. Read More

Typhoon Dolphin to slam Guam with destructive winds, flooding Friday

editor editor- May 15, 2015 00:53

Residents of Guam should be making final preparations as strengthening Typhoon Dolphin will pass near the island on Friday. 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

Tourists be aware: Typhoon warnings for Guam and Northern Mariana Islands

editor editor- October 5, 2014 09:20

Tourists and residents in Guam and the Mariana Islands should rush preparations to completion immediately and heed any instructions from local authorities. Read More

Why Chinese tourists travel to Hawaii, Guam or Saipan

editor editor- July 31, 2014 16:14

United States Pacific Islands are new hot destinations for the lucrative Chinese outbound travel market. 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

Russian family first to visit Guam under visa waiver program

editor editor- January 26, 2012 07:33

TUMON, Guam - On January 17, 2012, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) welcomed the first Russian visitors since the US Department of Homeland Security approved visa parole for Russian citizens ... Read More

Storytelling in Guam

editor editor- December 17, 2011 04:35

Like other Pacific islands, storytelling in Guam has been an important method of passing knowledge from one generation to the next. Read More

Pacific Islands Club Saipan sponsors Saipan to join ICTP

editor editor- September 6, 2011 08:32

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) today added Saipan as a destination member. Read More

Halloween attracts Asian tourists

editor editor- October 25, 2010 03:05

“Hello, we are coming for Halloween. Tell us more about that day, as we don’t have it in Japan,” a tourist wrote to Pacific Islands Club Saipan’s sales office. Read More

Russian puppets to entertain Saipan for charity

editor editor- October 18, 2010 09:44

“Gogoriki” is not a name of an exotic tropical bird. This is the English name of the most popular Russian cartoon and a puppet show called “Smeshariki” (“Funny little balls”). Read More

The hotel that makes a difference in Micronesia

editor editor- October 1, 2010 05:39

If there was a nomination for the most sports-oriented hotel in Micronesia, the winner in this category would be Pacific Islands Club Saipan ( www.picresorts-saipan.com ). Read More

Saipan, Tinian and Rota – hidden US treasures

editor editor- September 24, 2010 06:46

Have you ever noticed the tiny curved dots on the map paralleling west of the Marianas Trench? The Mariana Islands are a hidden treasure yet to be discovered. Read More

Pacific Islands Club Saipan hosts 4th annual International Point Break Challenge

editor editor- September 15, 2010 02:59

This past weekend, the Pacific Islands Club Saipan hosted the 4th Annual International Point Break Challenge, inviting recent winners from the contest in Seoul at Caribbean Bay in August 2010. Read More

US House passes Rota National Park study bill

editor editor- July 14, 2010 11:58

SAIPAN, MP – The US House of Representatives today passed a bill authorizing the Interior Department to study Rota as a potential site for a National Park. Read More

Official: Casinos will not draw more tourists to Saipan

editor editor- June 24, 2010 04:18

SAIPAN, Northern Mariana Islands — Legalizing casino gambling in Saipan wouldn't necessarily draw more tourists, according to a Japan-based tourism official for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mari Read More

Saipan tourism officials lobbying for Haneda-Saipan flights

editor editor- June 22, 2010 01:13

SAIPAN, Northern Mariana Islands - Saipan tourism officials are trying to lure Japanese airlines to fly there from Tokyo's Haneda International Airport. Read More

Saipan airport to undergo renovations

editor editor- March 30, 2010 02:11

Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan announced today that the US Department of Transportation is providing the Commonwealth Ports Authority with two grants totaling US$2,536,634. Read More

Saipan shooting rampage suspect identified

editor editor- November 23, 2009 04:14

SAIPAN, Northern Mariana Islands — The gunman who killed four people and wounded nine in a shooting rampage on the Pacific island of Saipan was identified Sunday as a Chinese ... Read More

US Congressman Sablan en route to Marianas as Typhoon Melor threatens

editor editor- October 3, 2009 05:00

US Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan has departed Washington and is en route to the Northern Mariana Islands to make sure that all necessary federal assistance is available after Typhoon ... Read More

US congressional delegation visits Saipan island

editor editor- August 11, 2009 02:42

A cadre’ of 6 Congresspersons are on Saipan island for a three-day, fact-finding tour this week. American Samoa Congressman Eni Faleomavaega, US Virgin Islands Congresswoman Donna M. Read More

CNMI governor slams tourist drug search

editor editor- October 12, 2008 07:27

The Northern Marianas governor has slammed the treatment of 147 Chinese tourists, who were made to go through a drug search on arriving at Saipan International Airport last week. Read More

147 Chinese tourists looking to sue after body search at Saipan airport

editor editor- October 10, 2008 03:30

Guam - A host of Chinese tourists are weighing the prospect of filing a lawsuit over an incident in Saipan, alleging racial discrimination, where drug enforcement agents and customs officers ... Read More

US airline pullout catches CAB off-guard

editor editor- June 16, 2008 03:49

MANILA, Philippines - The sudden announcement by Continental Micronesia that it would no longer provide direct flights between Manila and Saipan has caught the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) here off-guard. ... Read More

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