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Monday 5th August 2013 Issue 24

Glorious weather in Vanuatu for Sun Seekers this week! It keeps getting better‌.

Inside: News from the office Industry News VTO Out n About Events Entertainment


New from the office

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INDUSTRY Cruising Safaris Vanuatu

Hotel chains in Australia choose Pacific Island Living

Cruising Safaris Vanuatu

Cruising Safaris is a day cruise and adventure tour operating business based in Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu. It was established in June 2012. The office is situated on Higginson Boulevard. There are 8 people in our team. Cruising provides tours both on land and sea. For land tours we use Mazda x 4 W/D with Natangora roof with fitted wooden frame seats with cushions that can sit up to 11 people. For Sea tours we use glass bottom aluminum boat that can sit up to 20 people. Tour options: Luganville Town tour, Santo East Coast tour, Plan You Own tour (PYOT), Mystic Malo Island Tour, Reef & Snorkel Experience, Sarakata River Cruise & Canal Sunset Cruise. For more information, email jet2000@vanuatu.com.vu

Pacific Island Living magazine has been picked up by leading hotel chains in Australia as a favorite travel publication. As of 01 September, the magazine will be available at hotels in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast and the Whitsunday's. This adds to the current distribution throughout Vanuatu, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Noumea, PNG, Nauru, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, and the rest. Contact Pacific Island Living on tcarroll@photogenicpr.com . Visit www.pacific-island-living.com

Publisher: VTO. Host : Issuu.com. Design: VTO. Cover ŠKirklandphotos.com. Credit: Cruising Safaris Vanuatu, Ziontific Productions, Alcina Charlie, Daily Post. Š All rights reserved. This electronic magazine may not be reproduced in any form, in whole, or part, without the consent of the publisher. The VTO can not be held liable for any information contained in the advertisements. COPYRIGHT: VANUATU TOURISM OFFICE. Vanuatu Tourism

Office, PO Box 209, Port Vila, Vanuatu. Ph (678) 22515 / 22685. Email tourism@vanuatu.travel . Website www.vanuatu.travel


Local Industry All new Exotic Tours and Transfers

Locally owned and managed by Ms Linda Arukeleana, Exotic Tours operates everyday and offers different options which include Grand Efate Ring Tour, Nature Talk Tour, Port Vila sight seeing, Ekasup Cultural tour, Honeymooners Eton Picnic Tour, and Airport Transfers. Exotic Tours are members of VTOA. For more information, email exotictourvanuatu@gmail.com or call 5644442 / 7738056.

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VTO Staff Out & About - What have we been up to lately? Because it was Vanuatu National Independence week and Tuesday was Independence Day, there was no VTO outing. However, a few staff members didn’t mind sharing snaps taken during their National Independence Day celebration, seen below. Hope yours was just as successful. Enjoy the pics.


EVENTS & festivals

Mini Zion Fest – Wednesday 21st August 2013 (source Daily Post, 26 July issue)


EVENTS & festivals


EVENTS & festivals


EVENTS & festivals


EVENTS & festivals FEST NAPUAN – PORT VILA, VANUATU 16TH – 20TH October 2013 Theme “Rize up with my culture / Stanap wetem kalja blong mi”

Fest'Napuan is set to return to the Pacific capital Port Vila for the 18th consecutive year: 1620th October 2013. Described by past performers One Million Dollars (New Zealand), as “a wall of thick, hot tropical air, coconut trees swaying in the breeze... Read more.


Suddenly everything becomes crystal clear. When you live life at a million miles per hour, you forget what’s really important. Visit Vanuatu and you’ll soon remember 83 unspoilt islands surrounded by blue waters and filled with the happiest people you will ever meet. You can find yourself there, in no time.


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