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Pacific tourism body wants oceans focus from operators

Staff Writer |
The South Pacific Tourism Organisation says the Pacific tourism industry has to protect and sustainably manage the oceans for tourism development.

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This comes after the first ever United Nations Oceans Conference in New York.

The SPTO said in a statement that it recognises the significance of the ocean to Pacific tourism.

It points out that tourism is a specific target under the Sustainable Development Goals with the emphasis on the sustainable use of marine resources, including the through sustainable management of fisheries, aquaculture and tourism by 2030.

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