September 12, 2019

Can a sacred drink boost an island’s fortunes?

It's a typically humid afternoon in Port Vila, the capital of Vanuatu, an island nation scattered across hundreds of miles of Pacific ocean.
March 21, 2019

5 Reasons to Go To Vanuatu In 2019

Being a mere three-hour flight from Sydney, two-and-a-half hours from Brisbane, and from June 2019, just over four hours from Melbourne, Vanuatu is the South Pacific neighbour where your family can have an active holiday and experience real island life.
May 15, 2018

Vanuatu walks the talk – and becomes first country to ban plastic straws

It’s a Pacific island nation that has beaten the global community across the finish line with Vanuatu officially being the first nation in the world to legally ban the use of plastic straws.
September 15, 2017

World Tourism Day 2017

July 21, 2017

Tourism And The Sustainable Development Goal 8

Tourism is one of the driving forces of global economic growth, and currently provides for 1 in 11 jobs worldwide. By giving access to decent work opportunities in the tourism sector, society particularly youth and women, can benefit from increased skills and professional development. The sector’s contribution to job creation is reflected in Target 8.9 ‘’By 2030 devise and implement policies that contribute to sustainable tourism that creates jobs and promotes local culture and products” (UNWTO).
July 20, 2017

NZ Appoints New High Commissioner To Vanuatu

After serving in various diplomatic roles, Jonathan Schwass has been appointed as New Zealand’s High Commissioner to Vanuatu. He will step in for current High Commissioner HE Georgina Roberts, who has been posted in Port Vila since 2014.
July 19, 2017

The Essential Vanuatu: Second Edition

The second edition of The Essential Vanuatu has gone to print, and will be launched on 26 July to mark the beginning of independence week.
July 17, 2017

Visa Free Entry Now Available Between Russia And Samoa

An agreement has come into force for visa-free travel between Samoa and Russia.
July 14, 2017

Agent Offer At Vanuatu Resort

Aore Island Resort in Vanuatu is offering travel agents the opportunity to experience a studio beachfront bungalow at $160 per night, and a one bedroom beachfront bungalow at $210 per night to help it celebrate the completion of a major refurbishment that has elevated the resort to four-star status.
July 14, 2017

Vanuatu’s New Ramada Port Vila Resort Opens

Port Vila, Vanuatu after a few months of quiet work putting on the finishing touches, Vanuatu’s newest signature resort finally opened. In a ribbon-cutting ceremony and cocktail party attended by over 250 guests, the Ramada Port Vila formally launched its operations.
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