Sunday, March 8, 2015

Westpac Vanuatu Tourism Awards for Excellence 2014 Winners

Monday, March 9, 2015 - The Westpac Vanuatu Tourism Awards for Excellence 2014 Ceremony and Gala Dinner was held on Saturday, March 7 at Warick Le Lagon Resorts & Spa. Over 300 people attended the ceremony and dinner, whereby the winners of the tourism awards were announced by hosts Australian TV personality, Steve Jacobs, and Miss Vanuatu, Valerie Martinez. Congratulations to the winners of the Westpac Vanuatu Tourism Awards for Excellence 2014!   

Congratulations to our Winners.

Island Bungalows
Sponsored by the Tourism Marketing Development Fund
Tam Tam Bungalows

Mid-range Accommodation
Sponsored by the Vanuatu Tourism Office
Fatumaru Lodge

Boutique Accommodation
Sponsored by Air Vanuatu 
Moyyan House by the Sea 

Hotels and Resorts
Sponsored by YourVanuatu.com 
Holiday Inn Resort 

Luxury Accommodation 
Sponsored by AON Insurance
Eratap Beach Resort 

Culture/Eco Tour 
Sponsored by P&O Cruises 
Eden on the River

Adventure Activity 
Sponsored by Adventures in Paradise 
Edge Vanuatu Ltd

Scenic Tour 
Sponsored by Evergreen Vanuatu 
Vanuatu Helicopters 

Ocean Experience
Sponsored by the Daily Post
Ocean Walker

Front and Back of House
Sponsored by Vanuatu Hotels and Resorts Associations
Johanson Merah, Adventures in Paradise

Tour Guide
Sponsored by Vanuatu Tour Operators Association 
Warren Gama, Edge Vanuatu Ltd

Judges’ Special Commendation Award
Millennium Cave Tours

Handicraft Ambassador Award
Sponsored by the Vanuatu Tourism Ambassador Programme 
Helen Calo

Transport Ambassador Award
Sponsored by Pacific Petroleum
Jonas Sumu
The chairlady of the Tourism Awards Committee and General Manager of the VTO excitedly said that the Awards have exceeded most expectation and done the Tourism Industry proud which can only improve for the betterment of Tourism Vanuatu.

Winners of the Vanuatu Tourism Awards for Excellence 2014. 
The Westpac Vanuatu Tourism Awards 2014 committee would like to thank Westpac Banking Corporation, IFC World Bank Group, Air Vanuatu, the Daily Post, Your Vanuatu.com, Warwick Le Lagon Resorts & Spa, Villa Distribution, Evergreen Tours, the Vanuatu Tourism Ambassador Program, Aon Insurance, P&O Cruises, Vanuatu Hotels and Resorts Association, Vanuatu Tour Operators Association, Vanuatu Tour Operators Association, Tourism Marketing Development Fund, Classic Printers, Island Life, Sign Language, Pandanus Consulting, and Photogenic for their support.