Fallen US Marines Honoured in Commemoration Ceremony
Aug07

Fallen US Marines Honoured in Commemoration Ceremony

BY ALEX DADAMU THE Central Province Tourism Division has organized a commemoration program at the Blue Beach in Tulagi, Central Islands Province today Friday 7th August 2020 to Honour US Marines who landed on the same location on August 7th 1942 in their quest to secure Tulagi islands and surrounding Islands that Japanese had occupied 3 months earlier during the 2nd World War. The Program involved speeches, laying of wreath and a...

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Young Leaders Head for Shipboard Program
Oct17

Young Leaders Head for Shipboard Program

The latest group of young people have been chosen for a prestigious leadership program funded for the last 31 years by the Japanese government. Eleven young Solomon Islanders aged from 21 to 29 years will leave for Japan in January to take part in the Ship for World Youth (SWY) program. Winnie Asley, one SINU student recipients, said she was very happy, excited and proud to have been selected out of so many other applicants to...

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SIVB Targets USA
Oct17

SIVB Targets USA

THE Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau is looking at ways to increase visitors from the USA. USA tourists have already contributed millions of dollars to the Solomon Islands and the bureau would like to attract more big spending Americans, said Elison Kyere, senior marketing officer for the Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau (SIVB). The rising number of USA visitors to the Solomon Islands since 2016 has contributed much to our economic...

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The Imperial Islands Cruise will be part of celebrating the upcoming 40th Anniversary Independence
Aug27

The Imperial Islands Cruise will be part of celebrating the upcoming 40th Anniversary Independence

The Imperial Islands Cruise will be part of celebrating the upcoming 40th Anniversary Independence Imperial Travel Service had successfully launched its plans with Haroro community, Central West Ngella for the hosting of the Imperial Islands Cruise on the 6th of July this year. The Imperial Islands Cruise will be part of celebrating the upcoming 40th Anniversary Independence which will be coinciding with an Inaugural Pana festival...

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Preparations Underway for 2018 Pana Festival
Aug27

Preparations Underway for 2018 Pana Festival

Preparations Underway for 2018 Pana Festival BY AGNES MENANOPO AS the calendar marches steadily towards July, Pana Festival is around the corner and the community of Haroro village in Gela, Central Province are current preparing to showcase to the public and international tourist their popular pana (traditional root crop). Featuring the different unique species of Pana, Haroro community is aiming to launch and host the inaugural Pana...

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Roderick Bay Attracting Tourists
Aug27

Roderick Bay Attracting Tourists

Roderick Bay Attracting Tourists BY AGNES MENANOPO The  Manager of Roderick Bay, Eco Lodge, Patrick Sara says the region is attracting more international tourists and traveller. Roderick Bay is one of the popular tourists’ destinations in the Solomon Islands, where tourists can indulge in various tourism tours and leisure activities and it is located at West Gela, Central Province. “Many of those visitors are cruise tourists and they...

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