Guide to travel, doing business, and studying in Tonga – culture, greetings, gestures,etiquette, taboos, negotiations, gift-giving, and more.
In Tonga, Kava is a popular drink that is to be drunk nightly. In Tonga, only men are allowed to drink this beverage and only women can even be around the concoction if they are serving it.
Tourism was strong as international arrivals increased by almost 15.0%. The growth projection for FY2017 is revised down slightly to account for a base effect from surprisingly good growth in FY2016, but the economy is expected to enjoy continued support from vibrant construction and tourism
Average prices of more than 40 products and services in Tonga. Prices of restaurants, food, transportation, utilities and housing are included.
Comprehensive information about travel and living cost in Tonga and all of its cities
Demographic facts and statistics on Tonga
Latest travel advice for Tonga including safety and security, entry requirements, travel warnings and health
Not much can be said about education in this string of south pacific islands where as many people have moved away as those who live there. At least education is free and compulsory between ages 6 and 14 and the literacy rate is close to 99%.
A brief commentary on the structure of the education system in Tonga and how students progress through the system
Tonga currently celebrates 11 national holidays each year. National holidays are regulated under the Tonga Public Holidays Act which was revised in 1988.