Treasures of the South Pacific 2016 kicked off this week with the first two events of six being held.
More than 120 travel agents from Melbourne and 60 from Hobart attended the two events, gaining knowledge and insights from tourism offices representatives including: Cook Islands; New Caledonia; Norfolk Island; Papua New Guinea; Samoa, Solomon Islands; Tahiti; Vanuatu and some Hidden Treasures (Kiribati, Nauru, Marshall Islands, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Tonga, Tuvalu, American Samoa, Niue).
Four more events will take place across Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane and Sunshine Coast throughout the remainder of the year.
Full event dates for 2016:
• Sydney: 2 August, 2016
• Canberra: 3 August, 2016
• Brisbane: 11 October, 2016
• Sunshine Coast: 12 October, 2016
Travel agents can also sign up and complete the South Pacific Tourism Organisation online training platform to become a South Pacific Specialist at http://southpacificspecialist.