Category Archives: Samoa

We enjoyed a VERY successful series of events and meetings with some of our favorite travel wholesalers and travel agents in Southern California. It was fantastic meeting with old friends and new colleagues, and discussing the Cook Islands, Fiji and Samoa.  The first day of the Long Beach Adventure Travel Show was also a great success, as there were many attendees showing lots of enthusiasm for travel to the islands of the South Pacific. It was great seeing you all, and I will be back in Southern California very soon.

We are staying very busy at Creative Resort Marketing. Our travel plans for the next several weeks will bring us to: Portland – 16-18 JanuaryLos Angeles – 23-24 JanuaryLos Angeles/Long Beach/Orange County/San Diego – 5-8 FebruaryLong Beach Adventure Travel Show – 8 FebruaryNew York – 26 February – 1 MarchNew York Times Travel Show – 28 February – 1 MarchFiji Tourism Expo, Nadi Fiji – 5-8 May In the first half of 2014, we will also be visiting Seattle, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, and more. Plans are also being made for a visit to the UK and throughout Europe, as well as visits to the islands of the South Pacific. We hope to see you in your city very soon!

It’s been much too long since my last visit to Coconuts Beach Club, but it didn’t take long to realize why Coconuts is simply THE BEST RESORT IN SAMOA!  The property looks amazing, with lush gardens, beautiful water features, new outdoor seating areas around the bar/restaurant, the amazing pool deck with new furniture and umbrellas . . . I could go on and on. But there was one site that truly took my breath away . . . the new Over-the-Water Fales.  These BRAND NEW Overwater Bungalows truly set the standard for luxury accommodation in Samoa.  I was fortunate to get a sneak peak at them, and they do not disappoint.  The exteriors are beautiful, but the interiors truly shine.  Dramatic high ceilings in the bedroom/sitting room areas, and the bathroom is perhaps the most unique in the entire South Pacific (you have to see it to believe it!).  The special…

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I have just returned from an exhausting but incredibly successful two weeks in Europe. The South Pacific Tourism Organization sponsored a roadshow throughout Europe, visiting the amazing cities of Paris, Munich, Hamburg, Amsterdam and Berlin.  Several hundred travel agents in these cities attended our South Pacific presentation, where I was honored to present Royale Takitumu, Palm Grove, Crusoe’s Retreat, and Coconuts Beach Club.  It was so nice seeing all of these agents come out to learn about our South Pacific paradise.  These European cities are beautiful, and these agents are very fortunate to live in such gorgeous cities – however, we were very proud to present the stunning islands of the South Pacific, which really did take their breath away.  After the Roadshow, I was lucky to spend one day at ITB in Berlin – the world’s largest travel show, with over 10,000 different exhibitors in attendance. While it was a long and very…

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