Tourism is becoming more competitive in Vanuatu. Efate as the gateway to visitors from around the world to Vanuatu. Efforts are underway by the Department of Tourism (DoT) to assist communities on the Efate Ring Road to develop tourism attractions and activities.
As a sector that requires substantial energy input, tourism can accelerate the shift toward renewable energy and increase its share in the global energy mix. Consequently, by promoting sound and long-term investments in sustainable energy sources, tourism can help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, mitigate climate change and contribute to innovative and new energy solutions in urban, regional and remote areas. (UNWTO)
Viewers of “Tanna the Movie” would have loved the celebrations given by Tanna people for the opening of Friendly Beach this week in Tanna, Vanuatu by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Tourism, the Hon Mr Joe Natuman.
The South Pacific Tourism Organisation, in partnership with the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and Vanuatu Tourism Office (VTO) will jointly organise and convene the first regional tourism conference in Port Vila, Vanuatu on the 25th of October
Tourism can play a critical role in achieving water access and security, as well as hygiene and sanitation for all. The efficient use of water in the tourism sector coupled with appropriate safety measures, waste water management, pollution control and technology efficiency can be key to safe guarding our most precious resource. (UNWTO)