Projects

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We work in many Pacific countries on feasibility studies, projects, community and area management and development.

Projects in the Pacific

Project list

Cook Islands

  • Tourism Sector Review (MFAT)
  • Tourism Sector Training Needs Analysis (NZAID)
  • Development and Promotion of Sustainable Nature-Based Tourism for Timor Leste, PNG and Solomon Islands (WWF Pacific)
  • Ecotourism workshops (WWF Pacific)

Fiji

  • Tourism Development Plan 2015-2020 (Ministry of Tourism, Fiji)
  • Development of a World Heritage Management Plan for the Historic Town of Levuka (Department of Culture and Heritage, Fiji)
  • Business plan (Tui Tai Adventures)
  • Market demand study for Sea-Kayak Fiji Limited Educational Tours (South Pacific Forum Secretariat)
  • Business advice to tourism operators in Fiji on behalf of the Pacific Enterprise Development Facility (International Finance Corporation)
  • Advisors and Management Services Consultants to the Ecotourism Projects at Koroyanitu and Bouma National Heritage Parks (NZAID)

Micronesia

  • Tourism Specialist on ADB Project TA4929-PAL, Facility for Economic and Infrastructure Management, Palau (PINZ)
  • Tourism planning and business advice to the Pohnpei tourism industry (NZODA)
  • Business advisory services for the tourism industry in Kosrae (NZODA)

Niue

  • Niue Tour Operator Training, develop training manual for tour operators (Niue Chamber of Commerce)
  • Experience Development Strategy to position Niue as a world-class visitor destination, whilst maintaining its unspoilt and unique environment (Niue Chamber of Commerce)
  • Tourism Advisor to the Government of Niue on tourism development options with a focus on accommodation needs for Niue (NZAID)
  • UNDP Tourism Programme Review (UNDP)

Papua New Guinea

  • Training in social media marketing (TOA/SPTO)
  • Online Marketing Training for the Papua New Guinea Tourism Authority (SPTO)
  • Preparation of a Training Needs Analysis and Human Resources Development Plan for the Tourism Industry in Papua New Guinea (Tourism Promotion Authority)
  • Tour Guide Training Courses, North Fly and Suki Fly Gogo (OK Tedi Development Foundation)
  • Training the Guide Trainers Course (NZAID/Tourism Promotions Authority)
  • Technical Input for design of a project to assist management of the Kokoda Trail (IFC)
  • Training workshops for tourism businesses (PNG Tourism Promotions Authority and NZAID)

Pitcairn

  • Pitcairn Island Tourism Development, 2008 – Assisting the Pitcairn Island Government with future plans for tourism to the island (Pitcairn Island Government)
  • Tourism feasibility study for Pitcairn Island (Foreign and Commonwealth Office, British High Commission, Wellington)

Samoa

  • Activity design, sites and attractions – Samoa Tourism Support Programme (MFAT)
  • Trail and niche tourism development feasibility and design study (MFAT)
  • Technical assistance for visitor exit survey and guide to Samoan cuisine (MFAT)
  • Tourism Sector Policy Analysis (UNDP)
  • Design of the Samoa Tourism Support Programme 2011-2016 (NZAP)
  • Preparation of a Tourism Human Resource Development Plan for Samoa (Commonwealth Secretariat)
  • Preparation of the Samoa Tourism Development Plan 2002-2006 (Government of Samoa/NZODA)
  • Nature, adventure and cultural tourism development assistance through managing NZODA’s inputs to the Samoa Visitors Bureau (NZODA)

Tonga

  • Preparation of a training development plan for the Tongan tourism and hospitality industry (NZAID and the Tongan Ministry of Tourism)
  • Advisors and Management Services Consultants for the Tonga Nature Tourism Project (NZAID)
  • Tourism business advice to the Vava’u Tourism Association (NZODA)

Vanuatu

  • Tourism Sector Action Plan 2015-2020 (MFAT)
  • Tourism sector advisor (MFAT and Government of Vanuatu)

Regional

  • Feasibility study on establishing a Pacific Ocean swim event (MFAT)
  • Preparation of a training manual on social networking media for National Tourism Offices and tourism businesses in the Pacific (In association with Miles Media for South Pacific Travel)
  • Coordination of NZAID’s input into the UNDP Global Environment Facility – Pacific Environment Fund)
  • Development of a framework for accommodation standards in the Pacific; feasibility of a Pacific Ecotourism Association; and Code of Ethics for the regional industry (South Pacific Tourism Organisation)
  • Review of the South Pacific Biodiversity and Conservation Programme (SPBCP) (GEF-UNDP)

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