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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Solomons Rich in Tourism Resources Says Chinese Ambassador
Mar08

Solomons Rich in Tourism Resources Says Chinese Ambassador

BY JOHN HOUANIHAU SOLOMON Islands unique scenery and diverse culture and history have drawn an international recognition from top Chinese government representative to Solomon Islands. Chinese Ambassador to the Solomon Islands His Excellency (H.E) Li Ming told participants at the recently held 2021 ‘Lokal Tourism – Redefine, Readjust and Realign’ Tourism in Focus summit in Honiara that Solomon Islands is rich in tourism...

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Tourism Solomons Welcomes Potential South Pac Travel Bubble
Feb15

Tourism Solomons Welcomes Potential South Pac Travel Bubble

TOURISM Solomons CEO, Josefa ‘Jo’ Tuamoto has welcomed news the Australian government is now in “conversation” with several South Pacific nations regarding the potential creation of a regional travel bubble. His comments come in response to reports Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison has revealed his hopes for a travel bubble with a handful of neighbouring nations, including the Solomon Islands. Interviewed on national...

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Honiara City Council’s Tourism and Culture Policy Launched
Feb10

Honiara City Council’s Tourism and Culture Policy Launched

FEBRUARY 10th 2021 – Honiara, Solomon Islands. THE Tourism and Culture Division of the Honiara City Council has launched it’s Policy and ten year strategic plan. This is the first for the Division since it was established last year, and is the direction that will set it’s course. Mayor Wilson Mamae thanked the Chairman, Director and staffs of the Tourism and Culture Division for producing the important document. “I really appreciate...

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COVID Affects Tourism Plans
Feb03

COVID Affects Tourism Plans

BY JOHN HOUANIHAU DESPITE the COVID-19 impediments, the Ministry of Tourism and Culture says it will work within its means to implement its work plan and programs for this year. Director of Culture Division, Dennis Marita confirmed their work plan for this year are already set so each division would try carry them out. “We are hoping that the situation will get better this year to enable the ministry’s divisions to carry out their...

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3 Provinces Sign to Implement Tourism Program
Jan30

3 Provinces Sign to Implement Tourism Program

BY ALEX DADAMU THREE provinces late last year signed up to be part of an ambitious tourism program with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT). Malaita, Central and Isabel will jointly implement the project with the national government. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) they signed spells out the tourism projects and programs for the Ministry and each of the provincial governments to collaborate on over the next five years....

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