solomon islands

Cruise

P&O extends cruise pause, releases details about LGBTQIA+ and eclipse trips

The homegrown Aussie cruise line has made up for its extended cruise pause by announcing some ripper new sailings.

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Destinations

“I’d love to see a Pacific bubble”: ScoMo reveals countries that could restart international travel for Aussies

Australia’s PM has hinted that a travel bubble with neighbouring nations might not be too far away.

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Solomon Islands’ tourism board urges government to reconsider planned Facebook ban

The destination’s government ministers appear to have rocks in their heads, judging by this ridiculous plan.

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Dozens killed as Cyclone Harold belts Pacific Islands

At least 29 people have been killed by a devastating cyclone that continues to make its way across the Pacific Islands.

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Destination Wrap: NZ Festival of the Arts, Solomons PM stresses low-cost, high-impact tourism strategy + MORE!

Given yesterday’s public holiday, we almost decided to skip this week’s Destination Wrap. But, as you’ll discover here, there’s just too much happening!

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Destination wrap: Vanuatu’s new campaign, Maldives’ first-ever Aussie roadshow + MORE

It’s been argued that Travel Weekly’s destination wrap is the next best thing to going on holiday. Unless, of course, you hate reading.

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Tourism

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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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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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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