SI appointments for BSP staff

HONIARA, (THE NATIONAL) – Two of Bank South Pacific’s (BSP) Papua New Guinea-based staff members have been appointed to management roles in its Solomon Island operations.  Paul Kalai was appointed to manager retail operations and Theresa Kalivakoyo as financial controller of BSP Solomon Islands operations. Kalai’s brings with him over 20 years of banking experience.…

Treasures of the South Pacific workshop

Suva, FIJI (SPTO): The South Pacific Specialist Programme, the online training programme for travel agents, will be the focus of a two-day ‘Treasures of the South Pacific’ Australian workshop that will promote the programme to retail  travel agencies and tour wholesalers. The South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) will participate in a regional tourism seminar in…

Cook Is axes departure cards

RAROTONGA, (COOK ISLANDS NEWS) – People departing the Cook Islands no longer have to complete a departure form at the airport. Prime Minister, Minister for Tourism and Minister for Immigration, Henry Puna, said he had been approached in recent months by representatives of the tourism industry to review the process of requiring international passengers leaving…

Chance to improve business

Port Moresby (The National) – THE 2018 APEC meeting presents Papua New Guinea with ways to improve the country’s ways in doing business, Prime Minister Peter O’Neill says. Speaking during release of report Powering PNG into the Asian Century, by the ANZ Bank in Port Moresby last week, O’Neill said between now and then, PNG…