The overall goal of the Pacific Tourism Data Initiative is to increase evidence-based tourism decision making in the Pacific to strengthen sustainable economic development.
These sources of data combined help us to build Tourism Decision Support Systems for each of the countries.
Select a country below to learn more about the resources that have been developed.
The New Zealand Tourism Research Institute was engaged by the IFC/World Bank to conduct the Papua New Guinea International Visitor survey from 2017.
NZTRI worked with the PNG Tourism Promotion Authority to collect data on the ground.
The data collected from the survey provides insight into the travel trends and market needs of international visitors. Information collected from the survey has helped Papua New Guinea develop its national tourism policy.
To learn more about this project you can also visit PNG Tourism Promotions Authority.
Yap is a small island state and part of the Federated States of Micronesia. The Yap Visitors Bureau and NZTRI partnered from 2015 on to facilitate an International Visitors Survey. NZTRI also undertook the development of the Visit Yap App, a mobile app for visitors to the island.
The research information on this web page was formerly conducted under the auspices of the New Zealand Tourism Research Institute (NZTRI).