Tourism (MCTL)

The Tonga Tourism Authority, their branding is Tourism Tonga who market Tonga and manage the Visitor Information Centre on Vuna Road. Phone: +676 25334, email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , website: www.tongaholiday.com

Government's commitment to streamlining the public service and undertaking its Reform Program to achieve a more effective, efficient and affordable services for the public continues with strong momentum. To this end, Cabinet revised the new Government Structure to 14 Ministries, as set out below (the slight revision from the prior approved 13 Ministries was the Ministry of Revenue Services as a standalone Ministry), effective from 1 May 2012, and in line with restructuring.

ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE:

Hon. Dr. Pohiva Tu'i'onetoa - Acting Minister for Tourism

Dr. Palenitina Langa'oi - Acting Chief Executive Officer for Tourism


CONTACT DETAILS:

Head Office - TONGATAPU

Address: Latai Estate Cnr Tupoulahi Rd and Salote Rd, Fasi-moe-Afi, Nuku'alofa (Opposite Australia High Com), P.O.Box 110.
Phone: +676 23688 / +676 28760 / +676 23879 / +676 27302
Fax: +676 23887
Website:
www.mctl.gov.to
Email:
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Ha'apai Office

Postal address: P.O Box 60, Pangai, Ha'apai
Phone & Fax: +676 60733

Vava'u Office

Postal address: Fatafehi Rd, Vava'u, Kingdom of Tonga
Phone: +676 70115
Fax: +676 70666

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'Eva Mai brings government, private sector together to boost Tourism

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03 March, 2011. The Prime Minister of Tonga Lord Tu'ivakano launched the second "Eva Mai Tourism Experience" on Wednesday 2nd March, commending the cooperation between government and the private sector in boosting the industry.

The ‘Eva Mai event brings agents from more than 20 tourism organisations in Australia, New Zealand, the United States and Fiji to visit local attractions and join tourism activities in all the major island groups of Tonga.

The agents will also target local operators in the private sector to work with as partners, on joint travel packages for overseas markets.

At the ‘Eva Mai opening ceremony at Fa'onelua Convention Centre, Lord Tu'ivakano said he was "especially pleased" at the level of cooperation between government bodies and local tourism operators in promoting Tonga as a tourist destination to the world.

"‘Eva Mai is about doing business in the overseas markets and in Tonga," stated the Prime Minister.

"Over the next few days you will encounter many tourism products, but our best product is our people, named rightly by Captain Cook as the Friendly Islanders.

"My government will continue to support this excellent initiative in conjunction with the private sector, both here and overseas."

Provisional data from the National Reserve Bank show tourism receipts on the rise. Visitor numbers in 2010 were the highest in the past decade, bringing in $58 million pa'anga, compared to $31 million in 2009 and $48 million in 2008.

The ‘Eva Mai Tourism Experience initiative is supported by NZAID under the Tonga Tourism Support Project, the World Bank Budget Support Fund, and the in-kind support from private sector businesses.

Issued by: PMO Website Bureau, Prime Minister's Office, P.O. Box 62, Nuku'alofa, Tonga.
Telephone: (676) 24 644 Fax: (676) 23 888 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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