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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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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