Solomon Islands and IFC sign tourism development MoU

7 November, 2017

Solomon Islands Ministry of Culture and Tourism signed (07-Nov-2017) a MoU with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, aimed at developing a broader tourism programme in the country to boost tourist arrivals, generate tourism-related revenue, draw investments, and create jobs. As part of this tourism programme, the Tourism Investment Pre-Feasibility Study for Western Province will identify investment opportunities in the Solomon Islands' Western Province to help the government, donor community, and private sector develop the region as a tourism destination. The findings of the study will be released in early 2018. [more - original PR]