By Thompson Marango, Nadi Fiji
Tourism in the Pacific Island countries grew about 3.5 per cent per year between 2008 and 2012. The total value of Pacific tourism is forecast to nearly double to US$4 billion by 2019.
The above statement is taken from a joint press statement issued by some of the major regional and international organization including European Union, the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), the South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) and the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management at the University of the South Pacific (USP).
The statement was made to over 100 attendees of the Pacific Community Agritourism