This November the SPTO organised a South Pacific Roadshow to be held just prior to the World Travel Mart in London. This year only National Tourism Offices were invited to attend. The Vanuatu Tourist Office together with Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tahiti and the Cook Islands participated. The events were held in Glasgow, Manchester and London where all South Pacific selling Tour Operators and Travel agents were invited.
The evening consisted of training presentations from each nation interspersed with a sit down dinner. In London Vanuatu presented the major door prize with the generous assistance of Whitegrass Ocean Resort in Tanna, The Havannah and Holiday Inn in Efate. Air Vanuatu offered tickets for two from Australia with onward bookings to Tanna. A very happy agent from Flight Centre London was overjoyed with the prospect of now visiting these places. The road show was followed by a four day Trade show at WTM in London. Once again Vanuatu was aided by the SPTO and shared their South Pacific stand. It was thrilling to see the amount of interest shown in our destination by operators from all over the world. Photo below : VTO rep European rep Ms Jeanette Baude (right) poses with SPTO rep Ms Rusila Drekini infront of the Vanuatu booth at WTM.