New Caledonia Tourism NCTPS held its annual Rend

first_imgNew Caledonia Tourism (NCTPS) held its annual Rendezvous Workshop this week, aimed at educating Australian wholesalers about the destination’s many offerings.Thirty six tour operators attended the workshop on Amedee Island. Divided into three smaller groups, the participants embarked on three pre-workshop famil itineraries, which showcased the diverse and unique landscapes found in New Caledonia. One group travelled to the north for an itinerary that included flying over the famous mangrove formation – the Heart of Voh, scuba diving and kayaking. Another group explored the authentic cowboy country of Bourail on horseback, while the third group headed out to Ouvéa to see underwater treasures in New Caledonia’s vast lagoon. Julia Li, New Caledonia Voyages with New Caledonia supplierNew Caledonia Tourism Australian director, Caroline Brunel acknowledged the workshop as a key event in the tourism board’s annual calendar and a great opportunity for building rapport with members of the industry.2016 was a successful year with a 9% increase in visitors from Australia and 7.2% increase from New Zealand, evidence that the workshops and the strength of NCTPS’ wholesaler relationships had been successful.“We rely on our valuable network of wholesalers to encourage travellers to choose New Caledonia for their next holiday. The workshop provides us with an avenue to inform wholesalers about new business opportunities and products, as well as enhance their knowledge of the destination,” Brunel said. New Caledonia TourismRendezvouswholesalerslast_img read more