The South Pacific Association of National Tourism Office (SPANTO) has concluded a 2 days regional workshop aimed at promoting the South Pacific Islands to the New Zealand market in Queenstown and Dunedin.
60 travel agents attended in both Queenstown and Dunedin the main objective of the seminar was to increase awareness, educate and update the local travel agents about the island destinations that are collectively known as the Hidden Treasure.
There was a 1-minute introduction to the entire group, where each NTO introduced themselves and gave a brief description on their destination, was followed by 8 sessions, where every NTO presented a 7-minute update. Agents rotated around the room from one NTO to the next.
This was also an opportunity to educate NZ travel agents about SPTO’s the South Pacific Specialist online training accreditation program that offers agents the relevant information to help understand the various tourism products and services from the representatives of tourism office from; Cook Islands, Fiji, New Caledonia, Niue, Samoa, Tahiti and Vanuatu.