Vanuatu to seek Carnival Aus rethink

THE Vanuatu Government hopes to hold talks with Carnival Australia in Sydney this month in a bid to encourage the cruise company to consider rethinking its ship deployment to the island nation in the years ahead. Cruise ship passengers have been driving tourism to Vanuatu over the past few years following Cyclone Pam in Mar 2015. Vanuatu's air arrivals in Apr sat at 8,935 visitors, while the cruise ship visitor number was 20,407. The figure slid to 15,360 in May, but cruisers still accounted for 68% of all visitors to the country. Vanuatu is investing ...
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