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Issue 83 - January 2012
Volcanic Earth has introduced a brand new tour in Vanuatu. The tour to to their organic factory will take guests to see how virgin coconut oil is made and even play a part in its manufacture, including watching Volcanic Earth’s staff make coconut soaps, beautiful rich creams and scents. The tour includes tea and coffee refreshments, plus a unique Volcanic Earth FREE gift bag. For more information, call Volcanic Earth shop on +678 26690. Website www.volcanicearth.com.
In September 2011 writer Bernadette Gilbertas and Olivier Grunewald came to Vanuatu and went on a 'famil' (see below) that was assisted by the French wholesaler Iles Du Monde, Eden Plus from New Caledonia, the VTO, and tourism industry. The story was published in early January 2012 on Le Figaro’s website.
The VTO acknowledges the following for their support and assistance towards the famil: Air Vanuatu, Atmosphere Tours & Transfers , Iririki Island Resort & Spa, Vanuatu Ecotours, Benjor Beach Club, South Pacific Cruises, Ratua Private Island, Apex Car Hire, Oyster Island Resort, Paradise Tours, Wrecks to Rainforest, Village de Santo, Lonnoc Beach Bungalows, Aore Island Resort, Tropicana Lagoon Apartments, Jungle Oasis, White Grass Ocean Resort, Chantillys on the Bay, and Fatumaru Lodge.
A 'famil' is a low cost or a free trip provided by travel wholesalers or airlines as means of promoting their services to the travel industry.
Air Vanuatu now has a page in the website’s Land Diving tours section, after releasing this week its Land diving packages for the year 2012 from April to June. For more information on the packages, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Land diving dates in 2012 are: 07 April,14 April, 21 April, 28 April, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 02 June, 09 June, 16 June, 30 June.
Land diving or Naghol is the annual ceremony held only on Vanuatu's Pentecost island to ensure a good crop year. The access to this ceremony is limited, so it's wise to book in advance.