The and Pacific Tourism and Hospitality industry is heading towards having improved services and qualified personnel with the establishment of the Asia Pacific Education and Training Institute in Tourism (APETIT). It is an exchange scheme between various Universities and institutions in the Asia Pacific region that have tourism and hospitality faculties such as the, Read More
SEA KAYAKING is becoming increasingly popular among tourists visiting Pacific islands, especially in Fiji and Vanuatu, says South Pacific Tourism Organization (SPTO). Figures recently released by the SPTO reveal an estimated 85 percent increase in demand in the last three years, with 1300 for last year alone.
SOLOMON ISLANDS is on its way to improve the condition of its only international airport to meet international standards. The Solomon Islands government last week signed a US$6.9 million grant agreement with Japan to upgrade the Honiara International Airport at Henderson Field. The agreement was signed by Solomon Islands’ Foreign Affairs Minister Laurie Chan, Read More
If there’s a time tourists and travellers would want to see and be part of Solomon Islands culture in one place, it would be this week. Solomon Islands is running its annual Trade and Cultural show as of Tuesday, July 6th to the 11th with the promoting theme, Tolerance and Co-existence in nature, culture, Read More
Two conferences aimed at reviving the country’s tourism industry run concurrently in the capital Honiara this week. They are the Solomon Islands Tourism ministers Council conference which kicked off today at one the country’s premium hotel, the “King Solomon Hotel” and the Pro-Investment Conference which starts on Thursday in another conference room of the, Read More
The tourism industry in Solomon Islands, after four years of ethnic tension which has resulted in a dramatic reduction in the country, is set to rebounce into its pre-ethnic tension period. Solomon Islands, once voted as one of the world’s best diving spots had recently experienced ethnic rivalry between two Island groups of people,, Read More