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Whale Watching and Swimming Licenses for 2013

The Government through the Minister for Commerce, Tourism & Labour is pleased to announce that the Whale Watching and Swimming season for 2013 has commenced. The Minister considers it crucial to remind the industry and the general public that a…

Categories: None | Tags: Whale Swimming, Tourism, Tonga, Vavau, Haapai, Whale Watching

August 9, 2013  |   Share:

Additional Seat Capacity for the Domestic Air Services

REALtonga is pleased to announce that they will be putting additional seat capacity into the Tongan domestic air services effective from Monday 10th June 2013. The airline will be using its current Y12 aircraft to provide an additional service eac…

Categories: None | Tags: Tourism, Tonga, Vavau, Haapai, Real Tonga, Domestic, Airline, Domestic Air Services, Travel

June 11, 2013  |   Share:

Tonga Launches New Tourism Marketing Campaign

Tonga launches a new tourism marketing campaign in New Zealand and Australia on 12 May, featuring advertising on television and outdoor billboards in New Zealand, and online advertising for both countries.  Using the tagline “the True So…

Categories: None | Tags: Tonga, Haapai, Vavau, Tourism, Advertisement

May 13, 2013  |   Share:

Domestic Flights in the Kingdom of Tonga Continues

Domestic flights to the tourism destinations in the outer islands of the Kingdom especially Vava’u and Ha’apai continue after the departure of Chathams Pacific Airline earlier this month.  The Minister for Commerce, Tourism and Lab…

Categories: None | Tags: Tonga, Travel, Tourism, Nukualofa, Vavau, Haapai, Aviation

March 19, 2013  |   Share:

Real Time for Tonga Flights

The Kingdom of Tonga looks set to have its new domestic airline flying by March 4.  A Tongan delegation, including Minister of Commerce, Tourism and Labour, Hon. Viliami Uasike Latu has been in New Zealand reassuring travel wholesalers that Re…

Categories: None | Tags: Tonga, Haapai, Tourism, Nukualofa, Vavau, Travel Associates Travel Services

March 4, 2013  |   Share:

Domestic Air Services: Real Tonga To Start Flying

The Kingdom of Tonga’s new domestic airline ‘Real Tonga’ will start operating on March 4, 2013. It is a Tongan owned and operated airline, established with the purpose of serving the people of Tonga as well as visitors to the is…

Categories: None | Tags: Travel, Tonga Tourism, Tonga, Haapai, Nukualofa, Vavau, Tourism

January 30, 2013  |   Share:

17 Cruise ships confirmed to visit the Kingdom for 2013

Exciting times lie ahead for Tonga as the Kingdom is expected to see more Cruise ships visit this year following the opening of the new Vuna Wharf which opened in December of last year. We are expecting 17 Cruise ships in total with 13 ships calling…

Categories: None | Tags: South Pacific, Tourism Experience, Tourism, Cruise Ship, Tonga, Vuna Wharf, Nukualofa, Vavau, Haapai, Ms Columbus Ii, Ms Europa, Travel

January 23, 2013  |   Share:

Fins ‘n’ Flukes won at Australasia Shootout competition 2012

Brian Heagney of Fins n Flukes won second prize in the “Big Stuff” category of the annual Underwater Festival Australasia Shootout competition 2012.  His winning picture of three humpback whales titled Gridlock, featured a mother Humpbac…

Categories: None | Tags: Snorkelling, Diving, Humpback Whale, Tourism, Tonga Tourism, Tourism Experience, Tonga, Haapai, Whale Watching, Whalewatching, Swimming With The Whale, Whale Swimming, Whale Watching

November 12, 2012  |   Share:

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