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Thursday 1 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s multi-million pa'anga whale watching and swimming tourist attraction is challenged by the findings of a new study by the Auckland University of Technology.
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Tuesday 25 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With the annual Heilala Festival starting this week in Nuku’alofa, $10,000 pa’anga from corporate sponsors was handed over to the Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Semisi Sika on June 25.
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Wednesday 29 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga in June starts its busy season of events, with church conferences, national shows and the annual Heilala festival leading up to the marking of King Tupou VI 60th Birthday celebrations on July 4 in Nuku’alofa.
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Wednesday 6 March 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A weekly direct flight to Tonga from mainland China is being negotiated and is planned to be launched before the end of the year, according to the Ministry of Tourism.
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Thursday 13 September 2018

Guangdong, China
Tonga won first prize for Promotional Activities and Performance in a 2018 China International Tourism Industry Expo held in Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province.
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Thursday 28 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sixteen contestants, vying for the Miss Heilala 2018 crown, made their first public appearance on June 27, at Tanoa International Dateline Hotel in Nuku'alofa.
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Tuesday 29 May 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's annual Heilala Festival begins in Nuku'alofa on June 25 to Friday July 6, including the 2018 Miss Heilala Pageant.
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Friday 4 May 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HRH Princess Pilolevu unveiled a plaque to mark the 30th anniversary of Tonga’s National Cultural Centre on May 4 at Tofoa.
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Tuesday 11 April 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With the hot summer nearly over, Tonga is starting its busy events season with church conferences, regional and national sports competitions, and meetings coming up.
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Friday 31 March 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Vava’u Tourism is expecting many visitors to the island group during June to July with many events being held there this year.
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Monday 24 October 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's first tourism promotion artistic group will represent and promote the country at the 2016 Guangdong Maritime Silk Road Expo to be held from October 27-30.
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Wednesday 27 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A complaint has been lodged with Tonga's Public Relations Commission against the new Minister for Tourism, Hon. Semisi Sika, accusing him of an "illegal takeover" of the Tonga Tourism Authority Board, according to Tomifa Paea, the TTA chairman who said he filed the complaint and that the dispute had led to a freezing of the TTA bank account. It is now expected that new board members for TTA will be announced tomorrow, Thursday, in an ongoing dispute between the Minister of Tourism and the TTA that was originally set up to operate as an independent body.
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Monday 21 January 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is expecting 17 cruise ships this year a slight increase from the 15 that visited last year.
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Wednesday 30 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
If you have been wondering about the two brownish steel sculptures that have been erected on the entrance to the newly restructured Vuna Wharf, Professor 'Okusitino Mahina from the National Public Art Programme has the answer, "they are artistic impressions of the beautiful maiden Hina and her beloved pet eel, and one is called Hinavakamea, Hina-the-iron-boat and the other, a mirror image of Hinavakamea, is called Tunavakamea, Tuna-the-iron-boat."
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Thursday 3 March 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
" 'Eva Mai 2011", a Tonga Tourism Experience Program was opened by the Prime Minister, Lord Tu'ivakano at the Fa'onelua Convention Centre yesterday, March 2.
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Tuesday 16 November 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fineasi Funaki (44) Tonga's former Minister of Tourism who was undergoing dialysis treatment for his kidney in Fiji died in Suva on Saturday, November 13.
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Monday 29 December 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Director of Tourism, Edgar Cocker, has completed his one-year contract on December 16.
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