Solomon Islands News

April 17, 2019
Solomon Islands dive operators to establish formal association

Solomon Islands Dive Operators to Establish Formal Association

A major step forward for the future promotion and development of the Solomon Islands dive tourism sector, the destination’s main dive operators have agreed to combine resources to create a formal representative body - Dive Operators Solomon Islands (DOSI).
April 11, 2019
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South Pacific Tourism Exchange gets underway in Auckland

The 6th South Pacific Tourism Exchange gets underway in Auckland, New Zealand on May 9-10 and has attracted 66 international buyers from 14 countries and 94 sellers from 17 Pacific Island countries.
March 28, 2019
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Tourism Solomons welcomes new Brisbane-Munda direct service

Tourism Solomons has applauded Solomon Airlines’ decision to commence a direct same-day Brisbane-Munda-Brisbane service on Saturday, 30 March describing the move as, potentially, a major catalyst for increased international visitation to the destination.
March 21, 2019
Pictured the Solomon Islands team in attendance at OZTek 2019 (from left to right): Kerrie Kennedy, Dive Gizo; Fiona Teama, Tourism Solomons;  Jenny Lobo, Solomon Airlines; Raquel Oliveira, Solomon Airlines; Belinda Botha, Dive Munda, and Dave Pearce, Solomon Airlines.

Tourism Solomons ‘business as usual’ message hits the mark

Bracing itself to handle a barrage of questions relating to the Rennell Island oil spill and its impact in the Solomon Islands’ world-class dive offering, a Tourism Solomons-led dive industry team attending the OZTek2019 Advanced Dive Conference in Sydney on the weekend has advised it did not receive a single question.
March 12, 2019
Rennell Island oil spill not impacting destination’s main dive sites

Rennell Island oil spill not impacting destination’s main dive sites

The best thing our international visitors can do to help the people of Rennell Island, and by extension the people of the Solomon Islands who are so dependent on tourism, is to keep their travel plans on track.
March 6, 2019
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Tourism Solomons – “grave concern” for impact Rennell Island environmental disaster holds for the Solomon Islands

Tourism Solomons CEO, Josefa ‘Jo’ Tuamoto has expressed grave concern for the impact the oil spillage continuing to flow from a grounded bulk carrier on pristine Rennell Island holds for both the local community and the country’s tourism fortunes.
February 28, 2019
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APTC students graduate with internationally recognised skills in Honiara

The Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) continues to support the skills development of Solomon Islanders through Australian standard training.
February 27, 2019
Meet the Pacific tourism event expands to Asia

Meet the Pacific tourism event expands to Asia

The Meet the Pacific event for regional tourism stakeholders and potential customers in Europe is expanding to include Asia for the second year.
February 21, 2019
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Pacific Islands to be well represented at the Internationale Tourismus-Börse Berlin

The South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) will be participating at the annual ITB (Internationale Tourismus-Börse) Berlin tradeshow to be held in Berlin, Germany from 6-10 March 2019.
February 19, 2019
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Pacific Islands Tourism Professional Fellows Program-Fall 2019

The East-West Center’s Pacific Islands Development Program (PIDP) is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Fall Cohort of the Pacific Islands […]
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