Boeng NG 737-800 (of course, the new one will be painted in Air Vanuatu style)
The new aircraft, which is certified two tonnes lighter than its predecessor, will further enhance its fuel burn efficiency and reduce its carbon foot print for the environment, concurrently saving the airline millions of vatu a year. “Fuel efficiency is of critical importance to all
Group took 80 days to complete the piling on the Luganville Wharf Project on November 12, one month ahead of schedule. The company’s Marketing Manager, Wayne Huang says the piling comprised of 175 steel pipes of one metre in diameter each approximately 45 metres long. Piling is the most difficult task of the entire project. “Now that we have completed that, I think it is like 30% of the entire construction project is already completed”, the Marketing Manager says.
To demolish the western side of the wharf which was built in the 1940s, the
The Vanuatu Beach Volleyball duo of Miller Pata and Linline Matauatu have finished competition for the year but are already thinking about how to seal Olympic qualification.
The pair are ranked 19th in the world and need to get inside the top-16 by June to book their spot in Rio next August.
Pata and Matauata finished in a share of 17th place at the World Championships earlier this year and last weekend regained the Oceania women’s title.
Miller Pata, who was named MVP of that event, says they will resume their quest for rankings points in the new year.
“Next year we start
Denise Tatangis and her children in Mere Sau-wia, Nguna Island. Tatangis wants to offer homestay accommodation as another source of income.
It’s early evening in Port Vila, Vanuatu, as Frank Aru, a round-faced man with straight white teeth, farewells a dozen tourists outside Mangoes Resort with the same singsong voice and sweaty-templed enthusiasm he’d started the day with.
“We’re going out to original Vanuatu,” Aru, a guide with Melanesian Tours, had told the Kiwi and Australian visitors, before taking them in a minivan around Efate Island. “This is island styyyyyle,” he’d said, flaunting a flowery blue shirt and lurching from side to side
L’Houstalet Restaurant: Opened since 1973, this French restaurant claims to not have changed its menu in 25 years. Photo: Annie Dang
Vanuatu’s largest city and capital may be known for its beautiful deserted beaches, waterfall abseiling and cultural villages, but what about food?
Port Vila’s growing culinary scene is made up of a mix of Asian, French and Melanesian influences and it’s attracting the attention of travellers and foodies alike.
Here are some of the best places to eat when in town.
It’s the newest and hippest place in Port Vila and it draws in the expats
On Wednesday 30th September, a delegation of Government Ministries and Departments in Tourism, including the Department of Tourism (DOT), Vanuatu Tourism Office (VTO), Ministry of Education, Vanuatu Investment Promotion Authority (VIPA), Vanuatu Institute of Teachers Education (VITE), and Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET), Hospitality Tourism and Leisure Training Centre (HTLTC), Vanuatu Institute of Technology (VIT) assembled at HTLTC to witness a milestone presentation by DOT’s Port Vila Tourism Officer, Mr Amos Ronnie.
Mr Ronnie, who introduced himself to an audience of 30, as a chef by trade, presented on a recent trip both
Ronaldo Wilkins in the 5th and 6th playoff between Vanuatu and Honduras at Youth Olympic Games, Nanjing
The Phoenix Academy would like to welcome Vanuatu young superstar, Ronaldo Wilkins to Wellington, New Zealand.
Ronaldo who was part of VFF Football Academy program at Teouma last year will be based now at Scots College for his schooling and will participate in training sessions for the Scots first 11 and the academy.
He played for Vanuatu in the OFC U-17 competition in American Samoa early