GOVERNMENT through the Ministry of Tourism and Culture (MTC) is impressed with some of the tourism developments currently taking place in Honiara.
Director of tourism within the tourism ministry Barney Sivoro highlighted this during the tourism stakeholders’ meeting held at Mendana hotel, Tuesday.
Mr Sivoro said the ministry is impressed to see some tourism development emerging around the city.
“We know that Honiara town has no land for tourism development but we could see some tourism developments taking place in Honiara especially in the west side of the city.”
He cited the current hotel development taking place at Town ground by Namson Tran at Town Ground and the Tandai Motel both in west Honiara.
“This shows that tourism industry in the country is growing.
“This is the kind of development that landowners must venture into it to get tangible benefits from their land.”
Mr Sivoro said such development will allow for more rooms to cater for the growing arrival of tourists into the country.
By DENVER NEWTER