Monthly Archives: June 2016

Tourism Market Recovery Stands at Vt180 million

Tourism Market Recovery Stands at Vt180 million

Post By Richard Butler | June 20th 2016 The importance of tourism is undisputed these days not only for Vanuatu also for the whole world.  The tourism market contributes to the World’s 11% GDP and for Vanuatu it is as high as 40%. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, Joe Natuman said on the Chantilly’s project launching event of the latest Tourism campaign that ‘Tourism is the fastest growing industry in the World today’. Since Independence the cost of ... Read More »

Masters in Paradise

Post By Richard Butler | 6th June 2016 | “Masters in Paradise” is the title of the annual regatta held on Port Vial’s Second Lagoon. If you are expecting state of the art rowing sculls, you will certainly see them – but not surprisingly for Vanuatu, alongside will be outrigger canoes. International rowers from Australia and New Zealand will be competing with local rowers in races for singles, doubles and quads, for this event incorporates the Corporate Rowing Regatta. Not ... Read More »

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