Australia marketing group here to promote SI

ONE OF AUSTRALIA’s largest marketing corporate company Ignite Travel Group (ITG) arrived in Honiara on Wednesday for a four days visit. The Group is an innovative and dynamic multi-channelled tourism marketing company that creates unique travel experiences and distribution opportunities. ITG has  incorporated its patented travel based promotions division at RewardsCorp and  Australia’s leading travel…

‘Upgrade domestic airports to accommodate Dash-8’

SOLOMON Airlines Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has urged responsible authorities to upgrade most airports around the country inorder to accommodate Dash-8 aircraft given the scattering islands. Speaking before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) recently Ron Sumsum said, the country is amongst regional countries which has the largest number of domestic airports which are scattered over…

Our economy to grow

The Solomon Islands economy is projected to grow by 3.5 percent over the medium term. That’s according to the East Asia Pacific Economic Update released by the World Bank on Monday. The report highlighted that direct investment, the resumption of mining activities investments in fishing processing plants and information technology will boost growth for the…

Airbus return further delayed

Solomon Airlines has advised its flagship Airbus A320 is now expected to return to full service on 30 April. In a statement the Airlines said, originally it was scheduled to return to service on 13 April, the A320 is currently undergoing a scheduled annual maintenance in Manila, Philippines. Solomon Airlines’ General Manager of Operations &…

Out Telekom unveils high speed internet

Our Telekom has announced the introduction of high speed, low latency Internet services to Honiara. The company said it had installed a new ground station for the O3b Network’s medium earth orbit (MEO) satellite service at Henderson, becoming the 11th operator in the Pacific region to implement this ground breaking technology. “Operating at a far…

Cab drivers told to be honest

KINGS cab drivers who have attended a two hours information sharing workshop are being told to be honest in their work. Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau (SIVB) marketing manager Freda Unusi, highlighted this yesterday. About 15 king’s cab drivers attended the workshop which was aimed at providing a better service and to be honest in their…

Electricity charge drops

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