A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 has struck the Solomon Islands. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.8 Date-Time • 18 Nov 2015 18:31:04 UTC • 19 Nov 2015 05:31:04 near epicenter Location 8.946S 158.421E Depth 10 km Distances • 119 km (73 mi) SW of Dadali, Solomon Islands • 176 km (109, Read More

May 5, 2015 – A powerful 7.5 earthquake shook the South Pacific earlier today. It hit Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, generating a small tsunami near the epicenter. It brought down power lines and cracked walls. Fortunately no widespread damage was recorded. A tsunami estimated at under 1 meter (3 feet) was seen in the, Read More

SAN DIEGO, California – The 6th annual Chamorro Cultural Festival is coming to California State University, San Marcos campus on Saturday, March 28, 2015, to offer Southern Californians the opportunity to experience the unique 4,000 year old Chamorro culture. This family friendly event will offer cultural performances, entertainment, arts and crafts, and a taste, Read More

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

Dusit has signed a management contract recently, to manage three new hotels in Fiji and the Seychelles Islands. Mr. Khampi Suwanarat, Chief Operating Officer of Dusit Hotels & Resorts remarked, “Following our success with Dusit Dubai, our first Middle East hotel property, we are pleased to welcome Fiji and Seychelles in the Dusit portfolio., Read More

Cook Islands people are widely known for their warmth, hospitality and charm. Now a former expatriate resident has labeled Cook Islanders something completely new. “They’re bloody boring,” claimed convicted drug pusher Mark Lyon, a New Zealander, after a much-publicized trial in Auckland this week for weapons and ammunitions charges. The controversial millionaire lived in, Read More