10 Aug 2016

American Samoa embraces tourism

From , 5:03 am on 10 August 2016

Securing adequate transportation and funding remains a twin challenge for American Samoa's tourism industry.

Visitor numbers rebounded slightly in 2014 from 2013, to over 27-thousand following a steady decline from the 30-thousand visitors in 2009.

But a strategic tourism plan seeks to make more of the territory's tourism assets.

Dominic Godfrey has more.

 Ofu and Olosega in the Manu'as in American Samoa.

Ofu and Olosega in the Manu'as in American Samoa. Photo: American Samoa Tourism