roadshow vanuatu australia 3For immediate release, Wednesday 9th May 2018: The Vanuatu Tourism Office (VTO) and members of the tourism industry are off to Australia this week to participate in the Australian roadshow where up to 150 travel agents are invited to test their destination knowledge through the showcasing of Vanuatu’s latest and greatest offerings.

The event will also heighten existing as well as new business opportunities between Vanuatu tourism operators and travel agents.

The 2018 Vanuatu Roadshow will include three events with the first in Sydney (photo) on Monday 7 May, 2018; followed by Brisbane on Wednesday 9 May, 2018; and Melbourne wrapping up the roadshows on Thursday 10 May, 2018.

Vanuatu Tourism Office’s Chief Executive Officer, Adela Issachar Aru, said each of the events will provide an interactive platform for agents to receive updates and news first-hand, playing a vital role in increasing travel agents’ destination knowledge and raising awareness of all Vanuatu has to offer.

“The 2018 roadshows will concentrate on strengthening the profile of Vanuatu within the Australian market through not only educating and informing but providing the chance for front line agents to build one-on-one
relationships with local operators, in turn opening up opportunities for considerable growth,” said Ms Issachar Aru.

The evenings will commence with networking sessions which will allow agents to interact with the operators face-to-face these are the industry hoteliers and tour companies followed by a two-course dinner and drinks as well as multiple chances to win a selection of fantastic prizes, including a trip to Vanuatu.

VTO would like to acknowledge the support from the following roadshow participants and stakeholders, and wishes everyone a successful show:

Chantillys on the Bay, Ramada Resort, Sunset Bungalows Resort, Evergreen Ltd , Warwick Le Lagon Resort & Spa, Iririki Island Resort & Spa, Nasama Resort , Aore Island Resort, Tamanu on the Beach, Breakas Beach Resort, The Melanesian Port Vila, Moorings Hotel, Coconut Palms Resort, Marina Apartment, Hideaway Island Resort , The Grand Hotel & Casino, Eratap Beach Resort , The Havannah Resort , Tanna Volcano Safari Tour , Whitegrass Ocean Resort & Poppy's on the Lagoon, and Vanuatu Island Bungalows Tourism Association and wishes everyone a successful event.