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Tourism Solomons: New China relationship bodes well for tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- November 3, 2019

Tourism Solomons CEO, Josefa ‘Jo’ Tuamoto has expressed his hopes the country’s official friendship with China will act as a ... Read More

Tourism Solomons Marketing Manager Freda Unusi resigned

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 2, 2019

One of the more high-profile identities on the South Pacific tourism scene, Tourism Solomons’ Freda Unusi has stepped down from ... Read More

Solomon Islands travel community mourns death of tourism pioneer Shane Kennedy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 26, 2019

The close-knit Solomon Islands community is in mourning following the death of larger than life tourism pioneer Shane Kennedy who ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 11, 2019

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands today. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.0 Date-Time • 11 Jul ... Read More

Solomon Islands tourism ‘faces of tomorrow’ on display at ‘Mi Save Solo’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 10, 2019

Tourism Solomons CEO, Josefa ‘Jo’ Tuamoto has paid tribute to a team of Institute of Tourism & Hospitality lecturers and ... Read More

Solomon Islands hotels to achieve Minimum Standards Accreditation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 30, 2019

The Solomon Island Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) has announced the first Solomon Islands accommodation providers to achieve ‘Minimum ... Read More

Tourism Solomons CEO invited to join PATA Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019

Strong recognition for the Solomon Islands on the international tourism stage and huge kudos for Tourism Solomons with CEO, Josefa ... Read More

Huge earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

Powerful, magnitude 7.5 earthquake has rattled Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands today, U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no ... Read More

Solomon Islands dive operators to establish formal association

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

A major step forward for the future promotion and development of the Solomon Islands dive tourism sector, the destination’s main ... Read More

Tourism Solomons announces date for 2019 ‘Me Save Solo’ tourism exchange

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019

Tourism Solomons has confirmed the second annual ‘Me Save Solo’ tourism exchange will take place in Honiara on 05 July ... Read More

Solomon Islands aims to attract 60,000 visitors annually by 2025

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019

The Solomon Islands government is looking to the tourism sector to attract 60,000 visitors annually by 2025, in the process ... Read More

Tourism Solomons launches new ‘Solomon Is.’ branded websites

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 30, 2018

A key component of Tourism Solomons’ ‘Solomon Is.’ rebrand strategy unveiled in July, Solomon Islands Minister for Culture & Tourism, ... Read More

Solomon Islands: 82,000 potentially affected by latest 6.2 earthquake

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 9, 2018

Locals and tourists were woken up on Monday morning at 6.37 am after a  6.2 earthquake in the Solomon Islands hit. It ... Read More

Why Solomon Islands Tourism CEO Jo Tuamoto is very optimistic

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 16, 2018

Tourism Solomons CEO, Josefa ‘Jo’ Tuamoto said if this strong trend continued for the remaining six months of the year, ... Read More

Solomons sets minimum tourism accommodation standards

editor editor- July 26, 2018

Tourism Solomons CEO applauded the Ministry's move to introduce a Minimum Standards and Classification for Tourism Accommodation program. Read More

Solomon Is: The new branding of Tourism Solomons

editor editor- July 5, 2018

In what represents a “seismic shift" in direction for the Solomon Islands destination marketing, the Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau has ... Read More

Solomon Islands April visitor arrivals continue positive 2018 growth

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2018

For the fourth month in a row, international visitation to the Solomon Islands has shown double digit growth. Figures released ... Read More

What is it about the Solomon Islands? Visitors arrive in record numbers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2018

Situated in the South Pacific between Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu, the population of about 550,000 is predominantly Melanesian but ... Read More

Solomon Islands Tourism Efforts are paying off

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 11, 2018

Following on from a record international visitor intake across Q3, the Solomon Islands has kicked off Q4 with yet another record-breaking ... Read More

Agriculture, Cuisine and Tourism: A winning combination in Solomon Islands

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 9, 2018

The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock and the tourism sector in the Solomon Islands are interested in linking agriculture and ... Read More

Solomon Islands loves tourists – and it shows

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 5, 2017

Solomon Islands reports a total of 2589 visitors arrived in August, the figure representing a 34.98% increase over the net ... Read More

Fiji Airways and Solomon Airlines sign codeshare agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 18, 2017

Fiji Airways, Fiji’s National Airline and Solomon Airlines, the national carrier of the Solomon Islands, have signed a codeshare agreement ... Read More

Bringing small Island States closer together: Fiji- Solomon Islands and Fiji Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 18, 2017

Fiji Airways, Fiji’s National Airline and Solomon Airlines, the national carrier of the Solomon Islands,  have signed a codeshare agreement ... Read More

Solomon Airlines & Air Kiribati to partner on new Brisbane-Honiara-Kiribati service

editor editor- July 5, 2017

Solomon Airlines and Air Kiribati have announced the commencement of a new service linking Brisbane with Tarawa via Honiara commencing ... Read More

Traveling and like to breathe fresh air? Where not to go

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 20, 2017

The Gulf region may be the leader in luxury travel and tourism, but it does have the worst air quality in ... Read More

Solomon Airlines first all-female crew takes the helm

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2017

Making Solomon Islands aviation history, for the first time an all-female crew has taken command on a Solomon Airlines’ aircraft ... Read More