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Savaii Benefits from NZ-Samoa Tourism Growth Partnership

The completion of several tourism projects to improve attraction sites in Savaii by the Samoa Tourism Authority (STA) with funding support from the New Zealand government was celebrated in an official launch on Wednesday in Salelologa Savaii. The event took place at Jetover Hotel in Salelologa and was attended by New Zealand High Commissioner His […]

Samoa Airways Flight Attendant Returns to the Land

  28 July 2020 Apia Samoa. This time last year, Andy Faitua was living the jetsetter life working as a flight attendant for Samoa Airways and spending much of his time away from his home in Faleseela.  The global COVID-19 pandemic has changed all of that for the 27 year old who has had to […]

Sauniatu Waterfall – An Exquisite Natural Wonder in Samoa

Upolu, Samoa is home to many impressive waterfalls accessible to the traveler who seeks a refreshing cascade adventure. Most waterfalls involve no more than a short walk and easy-to-find carparks, but some of the most exquisite natural wonders are found off beaten tracks, much like the remote Sauniatu waterfall. Twenty minutes from Apia along the […]

Reconnecting with our Lands and Samoa Traditional Knowledge: Inside Ms Sunshine Farms Samoa

Six years ago Floris Niu walked away from the corporate New Zealand rat race and returned a broken woman to her home in Tuanai, Samoa having spent the previous decade overcoming an avalanche of unfortunate events. During that difficult period in her life, she recalls standing in her family plantation in Tuanai, crying out to […]

Samoa’s Plantation Rush – An Inland Quad Bike Adventure

  SGN Contributor Liz Ah-Hi of Fine Mat Creative discovers a new adventure in familiar places of Samoa, on the back of an ATV … With no shortage of adrenaline-rush activities available in Samoa for the adventurer seeking the road less travelled amongst the rugged coastal cliffs or the untamed rainforests – the last place […]

Kuka TV: Inside the Kitchens of Samoa’s Top Chefs

9 July 2020: ‘Kuka; Tastes of Beautiful Samoa’ is a show currently airing on national television in Samoa giving locals a glimpse into the kitchens of the nation’s top chefs while providing professional development opportunities for workers in the hospitality industry hit hard by the economic downturn caused by the global pandemic. Hosted by the […]

Tourists Happily Stranded in Samoa and a Fresh Water Oasis in Asaga, Savaii

Liz Ah Hi on a Samoa Tourism Authority Famil Trip for Media to Savaii. It started with excited murmurings over breakfast at Amoa Resort. There was talk amongst the guests of a hidden fresh water pool in the area, “Mata o le Vai” associated with the legend of Sina and the Eel. Like most natural […]

Mt Silisili Conquerors say its not for the Faint Hearted

July 3, 2020: Last weekend, a production team for the upcoming “Tafaoga: Experience Beautiful Samoa” TV series completed a two-month filming project with a spectacular grand finale at the summit of Mt Silisili on Savaii, Samoa’s highest mountain peak. Mt. Silisili is about 1,858 metres above sea level. For those who frequent the Robert Louis […]

Samoa Airways Pilot Inspires Young Women to Soar

  The first time Samoa Airways pilot, Fanaafi Sooaemalelagi flew an airplane almost seven years ago, she describes the sensation as a little more than your average case of ‘butterflies in the stomach.’ “I remember thinking; these aren’t butterflies – these are more like dragons!” said Faanafi. “The turbulence was a little scary and it […]

Samoa Airways Launches New Online Booking Option

Samoa Airways has launched a new online payment option for customers. The new booking option named POLi Pay has been designed by Samoa’s national career to target customers who do not have a credit or debit card. Samoa Airways General Manager Commercial, Robert Rounds says that the new online payment solution was introduced to give […]