SICCI: ‘Tourism an important pathway for economic growth’
Quoting the Solomon Star newspaper – 3 July 2019
“Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) welcomes the announcement of the first Solomon Islands accommodation providers to achieve ‘Minimum Standards Accreditation’ which the Chamber sees as a boost to the local tourism industry.
“SICCI, as the peak body representing private sector in the Solomon Islands, sees this as contributing to its advocacy agenda of development of new sectors particularly the tourism sector as an important pathway for economic growth.
“Solomon Islands is considered to have world class tourism potential and as a Chamber we are committed to working in partnership with relevant stakeholders to realise this potential which will provide a more sustainable source of growth with a positive ripple effect,” Ms Atenasi Ata Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SICCI said.
“The SICC CEO said focusing on growing this sector as a coordinated group of stakeholders will see the impacts felt across the country and especially in getting vital cash into the rural communities.”
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