Domestic Tourism Described as Solomon Islands Last Option
Mar09

Domestic Tourism Described as Solomon Islands Last Option

BY ALEX DADAMU ‘DOMESTIC Tourism’ as the cushion against the effects of COVID-19 on the Tourism Industry, took center stage this month with three (3) Government Ministries in collaboration with Tourism Solomons and Solomon Airlines launches the ‘Iumi Tugeda Holidays’ Initiative. The onslaught of the COVID-19 health pandemic which resulted in the closure of the national border negatively impacted the aviation and the tourism industry....

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Domestic Traveling to 11 destinations in 8 provinces – Prices Slashed to Half
Mar08

Domestic Traveling to 11 destinations in 8 provinces – Prices Slashed to Half

BY ALEX DADAMU THE Domestic Tourism Bubble (DTB) Policy or ‘Iumi Tugeda Holiday packages’ launched recently will feature a range of 40 accommodation operators and Tourism Services offered by 38 Tourism Operators in 11 popular destinations in eight provinces. The ‘Iumi Tugeda Holiday packages’ is the largest ever domestic tourism initiative made so far and it offers a year-long program of massive discount prices on Airline Tickets and...

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Exciting Incentives Planned Out for Tourism Operators in Honiara City: Cr. Mostyn Saverio
Mar08

Exciting Incentives Planned Out for Tourism Operators in Honiara City: Cr. Mostyn Saverio

BY ALEX DADAMU TOURISM and Culture Division of the Honiara City Council in the launching of its Policy and ten year strategic plan has asserted that the division has some ‘exciting incentives’ planned out in the policy for Tourism Operators in Honiara City. According to a statement by the Chairman for Honiara City Council Tourism and Culture Division, Councilor (Cr.) Mostyn Saverio, the policy provides a partnership link rather than...

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Dr. Aqorau Suggests Limited Travel Bubble
Mar08

Dr. Aqorau Suggests Limited Travel Bubble

BY ALEX DADAMU DR Transform Aqorau has suggested that Solomon Islands should start pursuing and negotiating a limited travel bubble with Pacific Islands countries, especially with those north of the country. He made the statement in an interview with Tourism Media Solomon Islands via email. Speaking on the issue of future of tourism and economy of Solomon Islands, Dr Transform said the country should develop a Pacific Islands...

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Summit Sets Direction for Domestic Tourism Sector
Mar08

Summit Sets Direction for Domestic Tourism Sector

BY JOHN HOUANIHAU THE recently held 2021 ‘Lokal Tourism – Redefine, Readjust and Realign’ Tourism in Focus summit has paved a positive way forward for domestic tourism sector in the country, according to Tourism Solomon Islands CEO Josefa Jo Tuamoto. Tuamoto described the summit as the most important gathering of Solomon Islands key tourism industry leaders and players, particularly since the global pandemic reached the shores...

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Strahan Optimistic SolAir will Remain in Business
Mar08

Strahan Optimistic SolAir will Remain in Business

BY ALEX DADAMU AUSTRALIAN High Commissioner to Solomon Islands, Dr Lachlan Strahan is optimistic that the national air carrier, Solomon Airlines will continue to remain in business. Dr Strahan expressed his confidence and assurance during the Tourism in Focus 2021 summit held on 26th February during which he has announced Australia’s continual support towards Solomon Airlines to continue with its service. The Australian High...

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