The Marianas Visitors Authority has identified a number of “Insta-genic” spots on Rota, Tinian, and Saipan to premiere on the MVA’s Japanese website starting in December.
Geo Graphic Inc. was in the Marianas on Oct. 13-19, 2017, to capture the sites for MVA’s website in Japan, which receives 15,000 unique users each month.
“Social media impact is tremendous, and ‘Marianas Insta-genic Spots’ gives visitors a peek at the phenomenal scenes they can capture throughout the Marianas,” said MVA managing director Christopher A. Concepcion. “In addition to the stunning natural sites we have, the spots also include interesting historical perspectives and fun scenes at many local businesses.”
Highlighted sites on Rota are Sinapalu and Songsong, Swimming Hole, Teteto Beach, the Japanese-era sugar mill, Rubin Dive Shop, and Coral Garden.
Sites on Tinian include Broadway, San Jose village, Taga Beach, Tachogna Beach, Carolinas Lookout, JC Café, Cyber Coffee Shop, Unai Chulu Beach, Mt. Lasso, House of Taga, Khan’s Pizza House, Lucky Qiang, and U-save Market.
Sites on Saipan include Wing Beach, Marianas Trekking, Kensington Hotel, Micro Beach, the Francisco C. Ada/Saipan International Airport, Ladder Beach, Smiling Cove, Managaha Island, Old Man by the Sea, Sugar Dock, Mt. Carmel Cathedral, San Vicente, Sugar King Park, Garapan, I Love Saipan, Navy Hill, Capital Hill, Mt. Tapochao, Obyan Beach, and Forbidden Island.
Hotels and other accommodations include Rota Resort & Country Club, Bay View Hotel, Valentino Hotel, Tinian Ocean View Hotel, Mariana Resort & Spa, Aqua Resort Club, Hyatt Regency Saipan, Grandvrio Resort, Saipan World Resort, Fiesta Resort & Spa Saipan, and Lao Lao Bay Golf & Resort. The group lodged at Serenti Hotel. (MVA)