STA wins “Best Emerging Tourism Destination”


Samoa Tourism Authority won the “Best Emerging Tourism Destination” award by the International Travel Awards. 

The award comes a week later as Samoa opens its borders after two years due to Covid-19. 

It is the most prestigious award which rewards those businesses within the travel, tourism, and hospitality niches for the hard work they do. 

Its internationally accredited and prestigious scheme ensures that travel locations that truly exceed expectations in every way are rewarded for their contributions to the travel industry.

The International Travel Awards is hosted and managed by Golden Tree Events Organizing and Managing, Dubai, and focuses on all businesses involved in the travel field from around the world. 

This week, the International Travel Awards also confirmed that Samoa’s five-star hotel, Taumeasina Island Resort managed by Tuiataga Nathan Bucknall is the 2022 recipient of the International Travel Awards,  Best Luxury Beach Hotel category.