Monday, May 28, 2012

Reaching out to the operators in Famous Tanna Islands of Fire

The Government of Vanuatu has donated a tool to assist tourism development in Tanna Island. A new vehicle has been provided to the Department of Tourism and was officially launched by the Hon. Ham Lini Vanuaroroa, Minister for Tourism, seen with delegation in adjacent image. Tanna Island is very famous for the yasur volcano that is on the eastern side of the Island. Today operators can be visited and provided advice and support through the use of the vehicle by the Acting Manager for Tafea Tourism Office, Mr. John Enock Ware. The launching program was celebrated at one of Tanna’s up market accommodation provider, Tanna Lodge where a light reception was celebrated afterwards to mark the milestone achievement. This was a development challenge for some time with tourism numbers increasing in Tanna Island by visiting the cultural villages, tree top accommodation and the famous volcano tour but today changes will be seen with this new tool to assist the tourism operators in Tanna. Mrs. Merian Numake Chairlady for the Tafea Tourism Council (TTC) was also instrumental to ensure that this tool will reach her operators in Tanna and praised the Government for making this investment to support tourism development in Tanna Island.