The Asian Development Bank has released a revised economic outlook predicting a growth of 4.7% in the regional economy this year, rising to 5.7% next year.
One of the report's authors, ADB Pacific economist Cara Tinio, said it was great to see things finally looking up for the region.
However, she says the bank is still keeping a close eye on potential future economic shocks.
Samoa's five-star hotel, Taumeasina Island Resort, is a recipient for the 2022 International Travel Awards.
The accolades reward businesses within the travel, tourism, and hospitality sectors, recognising travel locations for their contributions to the industry.
Samoa re-opened its borders on August 1 after borders were closed for more than two years due to the covid-19 pandemic.
The multi-million-dollar Taumeasina Island Resort is owned by three partners from Papua New Guinea.