Posted: Thursday, July 2, 2015 12:00 am
The New Zealand’s Foreign Minister, Murray McCully, has announced a $26 million package, aimed at helping the tourism sector in Vanuatu recover following Cyclone Pam.
“Tourism accounts for 20 per cent of the Vanuatu economy and employs 26 per cent of the labour force. Getting the tourism sector back up and running is vital to Vanuatu’s long-term recovery from Cyclone Pam,” said McCully .
“The funding announced today is split into two distinct parts. A $10 million package which will help restore confidence in Vanuatu as a tourist destination and a $16 million programme of