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Solomon Islands tourism minister says investment in sector must “speed up”

by Huntley Mitchell

Travel Weekly’s editor attended the recent Mi Save Solo event in the Solomon Islands, and to prove he was paying attention and not off trying beetle nut with the locals, he wrote this.

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Hotels

Hotel wrap: Hayman Island opens, Waldorf debuts in the Maldives, your own private island + MORE!

It’s been a whirlwind week in the hospitality world, with announcements and expansions aplenty. Here’s the latest digest on all that’s going down in the hotel space.

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Destinations

“Business as usual” in Honiara following civil unrest: Tourism Solomons CEO

It appears everything is back to normal in the Solomon Islands capital, after the election of the country’s PM spurred violent protests.

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Destinations

Win a $50 voucher just for learning about the Solomon Islands

The opportunity to win $50 just for sitting in on a half-hour webinar? Colour us intrigued. And desperate for morning coffee money.

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Destinations

Tourism Solomons urges tourists not to cancel plans despite Rennell Island oil spill

Tourism Solomons’ CEO said while he did not want to be seen to be downplaying the situation, Rennell Island lies close to 250 kilometres away from the nearest main dive location.

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Destinations

Tourism Solomons CEO expresses “grave concerns” for local tourism following oil spill

The environmental disaster took place at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed marine sanctuary off Rennell Island, which attracts thousands of international divers each year.

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Destinations

The Solomon Islands gets major tourism rebrand

by Teresa Russell in Honiara

Our roving journalist is on the scene, soaking up the sun in Honiara, while we squint at our screen through multiple layers of blankets in our freezing office.

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Destinations

Mi Save Solo: Solomon Islands kicks off inaugural tourism exchange

by Teresa Russell

Our colleague is off living it up in the Solomon Islands while we freeze our butts off here in Sydney, daydreaming about tropical climates.

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Wholesalers

Big Fat Wholesaler Wrap

Battling a hangover from the weekend, our priorities still lie with our readers and newsletter. Just kidding, we’re hanging out for a shower and a nap.

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Tourism

Why tourism is “crucial” to Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands’ Prime Minister delivered a moving speech to 200 delegates in Honiara yesterday. Well, we heard it was ‘moving’, we weren’t actually there.

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Destinations

The South Pacific destination travellers are loving

Travellers are feeling all warm and fuzzy about this particular South Pacific island. Although we’re not suggesting they’re turning into a teddy bear.

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Tourism

We won’t let development change us: Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands Visitor Bureau was in town for lunch this week, and as hard-hitting journos, Travel Weekly was first to arrive. That, and the promise of free food.

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