Second Group Of Tourism Ambassadors Being Trained In Vanuatu

Program aims to provide better tourism experience to cruise ship visitors

By Fern Napwatt

PORT VILA, Vanuatu (Vanuatu Daily Post, Oct. 14, 2017) – A second group of 23 people is currently undertaking the Port Vila City Tourism Ambassador (PVCTA) training programme.

VTO Information Services Manager, Sebastien Bador, said this activity is coordinated by the Vanuatu Tourism Office (VTO) and facilitated by the Vanuatu Strategic Tourism Action Plan (VSTAP) with financial assistance from the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT).

On Thursday the city ambassadors undertook a field-trip at the Port Vila cruise ship terminal welcoming the Radiance Of The Seas passengers, and doing sites inspection to resorts and hotels including getting familiarized with nature, cultural and eco-adventure tours.

"We are very happy with this second batch of City Tourism Ambassadors, which will soon strengthen the need for providing good tourist information to our visitors and travellers so that they are able to decide where to go and what to do as part of their holiday in Port Vila and Efate," he said.

"The upcoming weeks will be busy with many overseas visitors attending the first-ever Pacific Week of Agriculture and the Tourism Week of Vanuatu’ it is important that VTO delivers reliable visitor information services through these City Ambassadors so that visitors make good choices and are happy with the value of their spend.

"This means a good visitor experience is achieved so that we can increase our repeat visitor numbers and improve our rating as one of the best holiday destination in the South Pacific."

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