SPTE

15th May 2019: South Pacific Tourism Exchange (SPTE) 2019 has just wrapped up in Auckland. Vanuatu’s delegation this year was the biggest delegation from the region and included VTO CEO Adela Issachar Aru, Marketing Manager Allan Kalfabun and NZ Market Representative Jacquie Carson. During the two day event, the VTO held over 42 meetings.

Most buyers in attendance were from the long-haul markets of Europe, China, South Korea, Singapore, Japan and North America. Buyers from Vanuatu’s core short-haul markets Australia and New Zealand were also in attendance.

Meeting discussions centred around destination updates, VTO’s coming rebrand, famil opportunities and campaigns with our trade partners.

Also representing Vanuatu was Air Vanuatu, Mangoes/The Terraces, Evergreen Vanuatu, Atmosphere Tours, Pacific Representation, Holiday Inn, Bountiful Tours and Transfers, Iririki Island Resort, Tanna Whitegrass Resort and Entani.