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Bids invited for updating the International Dateline Hotel

One of the South Pacific’s most iconic hospitality properties, the International Dateline Hotel in Nuku’alofa, Tonga, is set to receive a facelift and an upgrade. The Government of Tonga and International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the Wo…

Categories: None | Tags: Tonga Tourism, Hotel, Tourism, Tonga, Tongatapu, Dateline, South Pacific

July 16, 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:

New Television Commercials to Step-Up Promoting Tonga’s Tourism

A New Zealand-based film crew was in Tonga for a nine-day film shoot, to create new tourism television commercials promoting holidays in Tonga for New Zealanders and Australians.  The film crew of four and two models were in Tonga from the 4th &…

Categories: None | Tags: Travel, Ministry Of Tourism, South Pacific, Tonga Tourism, Eva Mai, Tourism Sector, Tonga, Friendly Islands, Tourism

January 17, 2013  |   Share:

NZ Tonga Business Council ‘Fetapa’ News Update

We’re now heading into the Christmas season and for many businesses we’re preparing for the festive holiday, having staff Christmas functions; some have even started planning for the New Year.  It’s been a good year and we d…

Categories: None | Tags: Travel, South Pacific, Tourism, Tonga Tourism, Tourism Experience, Tourism Sector, Tonga, New Zealand Travel Trade

December 12, 2012  |   Share:


Radar Across the Pacific is a new documentary series that aims to reflect and celebrate the growing cultural diversity of New Zealand’s population.  A one whole hour episode has been dedicated to The Kingdom of Tonga.New Zealand has the largest …

Categories: None | Tags: South Pacific, Tourism, Tonga Tourism, Tonga, Travel

June 15, 2012  |   Share:

Over 1000 students to visit Kermadec Exhibition

More than 1000 primary school students will visit the Kermadec Exhibition at the New Zealand High Commission in Nuku’alofa from 22 May – 1 June 2012.In May 2011 the Kermadec Initiative of the Pew Environment Group invited nine of the South Pacific’s …

Categories: None | Tags: Travel, South Pacific, Changes, Tonga, Review

May 15, 2012  |   Share:

Tonga on New Zealand’s Woman Weekly

Travel writer, Mary Lambie from the New Zealand’s Woman Weekly visited the Kingdom of Tonga in October 2011.Her story appears on the Woman’s Weekly January edition.Click the image below to read her story.

Categories: None | Tags: Ministry Of Tourism, Travel, South Pacific, Tourism, Tonga Tourism, Self Famil

January 24, 2012  |   Share:

Get away from it all in the idyllic South Seas island nation of Tonga

Sydney based travel writer Robert La Pua, visited the Kingdom of Tonga in 2011. While in Tonga he visited the outer islands as well as the historical sites of Tonga. One of this stories on Tonga apprears on the Bangkok Posts’ travel section. Cli…

Categories: None | Tags: Travel, South Pacific, Tourism, Tonga

January 5, 2012  |   Share: