28 Apr 2009

Solomons welcomes Radisson interest in Anuha

11:23 am on 28 April 2009

The Solomon Islands Government has welcomed international interests shown by a world renowned Hotelier, Radisson Hotels and Resorts, to develop the Anuha Island Resort in the Central Province.

The Director of the Foreign Investment Division, Derick Aihari, says the government is pleased with the development intention and is prepared to facilitate the changes between previous investor Sky Airworld and the interest shown by the new investor.

Radissonhas invested in some of the countries in the region, including Australia, Fiji, Vanuatu, Samoa and French Polynesia.

Mr Aihari says if the investment eventuates, the direct beneficiaries will be the original landowners and the people of Central Islands Province through employment and business spin-offs.

The formal application is yet to be received by the office of the Foreign Investment Division.