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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Tourism Described the Most Tangible Development
Jan13

Tourism Described the Most Tangible Development

BY TAVAKE SIMON HANA’AROA A local tourism operator has acknowledged tourism as the most lucrative development in the country that touches people’s lives tangibly. Laurie Leketo who runs the Kagata Homestay and surfing in Isabel province uttered this to Tourism Media Solomon in an interview recently. Unlike other developments, Mr. Leketo said the tourism industry in the country really has a huge positive impact on the country, which...

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Women behind the Java Jorio Dovele Association
Nov13

Women behind the Java Jorio Dovele Association

BY JAYJAY MESAAC FORMED in 2012, Java Jorio Dovele Women’s Association were optimistic and passionate about their day to day activity. Located at the Arts and Craft Market, Art Gallery in Central Honiara, the group consist of women mostly from the western province had no time to waste, they are seriously into business as they were all kept busy inside their stall as they engaged themselves in whatever their hand could touches,...

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Merant Fabric Fashion
Jul31

Merant Fabric Fashion

BY JAYJAY MESAAC IN 2019, following the inaugural opening of the arts and craft market centre in Honiara in November 2018, Merant Fabric Fashion was formed and now they are part of the various groups that sell and display local craftsmanship at the centre. Merant fabric fashion group consists of women from Langalanga, Malaita province who share their cultural and traditional knowledge by reviving their traditional skills and talents....

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Artworks Promotes Identity and Generates Income
May09

Artworks Promotes Identity and Generates Income

BY JAYJAY MESAAC ARTWORK sales not only attract tourists’ in terms of painting collections but also an alternative form of medium to generate income for local artists and tool to promote identity of Solomon Islands. Young artist, Jackson Diosi said production and sale of artistic paintings could provide an essential source of income for many artists in the country. “Often, local artists sellers have few other economic alternatives....

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Tourism Solomons Team US Mission Off to Flying Start
Nov22

Tourism Solomons Team US Mission Off to Flying Start

BY LYNNISSHA RUNA San Diego, California – A Solomon Islands tourism mission to the United States has got off to a flying start with the team, led by Tourism Solomons CEO, Josefa ‘Jo’ Tuamoto, hosting more than 80 of the US West Coasts’ senior travel media and travel agents at a special function in San Diego. The San Diego visit was part of a major West Coast US visit undertaken by the team which includes CEO Tuamoto, Tourism Solomons...

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