5 May 2010

Samoa's Tourism Authority hosts travel agents from American Samoa

10:45 am on 5 May 2010

Samoa's Tourism Authority has hosted travel agents from American Samoa, in an effort to boost visitor numbers.

STA's representative in the territory Salamasina Ripley said it was important for people in American Samoa to be aware about what Samoa's tourist accommodation has to offer.

The group of travel agents media representatives and airline officials visited hotels in Upolu and Savai'i.

Inter Island Airways Executive Vice President, Barney Sene says the number of visitors to Samoa from American Samoa has dropped, since entry permits were introduced.