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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Boosting Domestic Tourism Should Be the Focus Amidst COVID-19 Hit Says Tuamoto
Aug07

Boosting Domestic Tourism Should Be the Focus Amidst COVID-19 Hit Says Tuamoto

BY TAVAKE SIMON HANA’AROA THE Tourism Industry around the globe has drastically hit by the COVID-19 that left tourism operators to shut off businesses and hotels are empty or temporarily closed. To cushion the COVID-19 blow, Domestic tourism has seen as an ideal opportunity according to international observers. Speaking to Tourism Media Solomon, Chief Executive Officer of Tourism Solomons, the marketing arm of the Ministry of Culture...

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New Association Launched to Boost Tour Operators
Aug06

New Association Launched to Boost Tour Operators

BY TAVAKE SIMON HANA’AROA THE National Association of Inbound Tour Operators (NAOITO) yesterday launch its Association and action summary plans at the Honiara Hotel. As supported by the Tourism Department, Ministry Of Culture, and Tourism Solomon Islands, the simple but a very important Launch was a first milestone achievement and one of the many activities the association is planning. “Today (yesterday) we are here to launch the...

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ABC International Acquired Broadcast Rights to Screen ‘Blackbird’
Jul27

ABC International Acquired Broadcast Rights to Screen ‘Blackbird’

BY ALEX DADAMU AUSTRALIAN Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) International has acquired broadcast rights for BLACKBIRD film to screen throughout the Asia Pacific region, free to air via the ABC Australia platform. The ABC international territories consist of more than 40 countries which include the Solomon Islands and other Islands States and Countries in the Asia Pacific region. According to the Film writer and director, Australian...

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Tourist Travel Expected to Drop Due to Conoravirus
Mar13

Tourist Travel Expected to Drop Due to Conoravirus

BY TAVAKE SIMON HANA’AROA THE Asia and Pacific region will bear the brunt of the drop in travel due to the global spread of the virus, Turbo News reports. It is said that 4% of the global tourism industry expected to shrink in 2020. With the emergence of the coronavirus COVID-19 in January 2020, it is still very early to confidently predict the impact it will have on the tourism sector over the coming year. Based on current research,...

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From Struggle to Success: Couple Behind DD Holiday Inn
Feb28

From Struggle to Success: Couple Behind DD Holiday Inn

BY TAVAKE SIMON HANA’AROA THIS year marks another milestone for local entrepreneurs and couple owners of DD Holiday Inn John Deve and his wife Nester. After almost a year in business, and almost four years from the actual time of planning and putting things together, DD Holiday Inn finally launched its official website. Anyone can access it at https://www.ddholidayinn.sb John and Nester are the proud owners of the DD Holiday Inn,...

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