Addressing the cream of Australian travel writing at a luncheon taking place in Sydney this week, Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau chairman, Wilson Ne’e Solomon has thanked the media for the role it has played in helping to raise the destination’s profile in its biggest source market.
In March 2017, the number of tourists in French Polynesia increased by 7.3% compared to the same period of 2016, observes the Institute of Statistics (ISPf).
Cook Islands Tourism Corporation representatives attended the recent Downunder Answers Travel Expo in Auckland, New Zealand, spreading the message about this country as a travel destination.
SolomonIslands-Hotels.travel is a web site for independent travelers wishing to book services with local tour operators and accommodations.
“The [website] portal is an important addition to our country’s tourism promotion channels,” said the Solomon Islands Minister for Tourism. “It not only enhances Solomon Islands appeal, but also enables business to be conducted in this important sector.”
PIPSO Secretariat and Project Staff attended the Private Sector Dialogue session during the Forum Economic Ministers Meeting 2017 at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) in Suva on April 3, 2017.
The team from the Solomon Islands Visitors Board (SIVB) have had a busy week this week, meeting with travel agents around Australia, drumming up business for this fast-emerging tourism destination.
Visitor arrivals to the Pacific region grew by 3.7% in 2016, when compared to the same period in 2015. These figures were released by the South Pacific Tourism Organisation this week following the completion of its annual review of visitor arrivals for 2016.
Rounding out another positive 12 months for the Solomon Islands’ tourism fortunes, international visitation for the period January – December 2016 has surpassed set targets for the second year running.
The Minister of Tourism, Nicole Bouteau, chaired Thursday at the Presidency the meeting of the tourism observatory.
There is a lot to learn from Fiji's thriving tourism industry, especially how agencies such as Investment Fiji, Tourism Fiji and Film Fiji work together in growing this important sector, says permanent secretary for the Solomon Islands Ministry of Tourism Andrew Nihopara. A delegation from the Solomon Islands Ministry of Tourism is in the country on a fact-finding mission on ways to enhance the tourism industry.