Vanuatu models itself on success

Vanuatu models itself on success

By Adrian Hunter | 18th May 2016 | With even major western countries faltering, it is good to see that the tiny island nation of Vanuatu is not blindly following their lead.  At the opening of the ICT Days 2016 conference held at the new Conference Centre in Port Vila, Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai made this insightful statement: “We want to establish ourselves as leaders in ICT, using as our models for long term development  successful countries like Singapore, South Korea and Estonia.” Apart Read more [...]
Malekula Island flagged for progress

Malekula Island flagged for progress

Staff writer Adrian Hunter | 21st April 2016 | On a visit to Lakatoro, Malekula Island, Prime Minister Charlot Salwai reiterated government’s responsibility to support the residents of the island by providing road, shipping, telecoms and aviation services to enable islanders to better engage in economic activity. Salwai outlined his coalition’s belief that Malekula has been a long-term player in “growing the economy”. Indeed, he said, all of Malampa Province has participated to a huge Read more [...]
VTO Ramps Up Promotion of Vanuatu Tourism

VTO Ramps Up Promotion of Vanuatu Tourism

By staff writer Adrian Hunter The Vanuatu Tourism Office (VTO) has released a new video that is designed to attract the interest of potential tourist visitors to Vanuatu. It will be used to reawaken the Australian and New Zealand market to the wonders of this 83-island nation on their doorstep. Although tourist numbers obviously took a hit after Cyclone Pam, the government is working hard - and especially through the VTO headed up by tourism industry veteran Ms Linda Kalpoi - to not only restore Read more [...]
Why Vanuatu is a must-visit for every foodie

Why Vanuatu is a must-visit for every foodie

By Annie Dang, Travel writer, Source: Dailylife.com.au 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. Night-time fun Au Fare It's the newest and hippest place in Port Read more [...]
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