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First Timer's Guide to Vanuatu - Vanuatu essentials

19 December 2019

Some of the essential stuff you should know when planning your Vanuatu Holiday.

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First Timer's Guide to Vanuatu - dining out the island way

7 November 2019

While you’re welcome to dine with us in-house each day and night, there are a few Vanuatu eateries restaurants and eateries we encourage you to experience during your Vanuatu holiday.

Tanna volcano exploding at dusk

First Timer's Guide to Vanuatu - finding your Vanuatu fun

10 October 2019

Answer the call of Vanuatu and prepare to have fun doing it! There is so much to see and do here, or if you prefer to just ‘flop and drop’ at the resort, that’s totally fine too! Whatever you fancy, we have you covered with ‘Find your Vanuatu fun’.

First Timer's Guide to Vanuatu - selecting the best Vanuatu accommodation

17 September 2019

If it’s your first time visiting Vanuatu, you may not know where to start - but don’t despair! We have you covered and are here to help you enjoy every element of your Vanuatu holiday from the get-go. First up, let's help you select the best style of accommodation for your trip!

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Answer the call of Vanuatu

26 August 2019

Vanuatu’s brand-new destination marketing campaign, 'Answer the call of Vanuatu', has launched and struck a chord with the team at Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu.

Luana Marchi Travel Blog

25 June 2019

Luana March visited Vanuatu earlier this year and we had the pleasure of hosting her. Check out what this special lady has to say about her stay in paradise!

Vanuatu Cricket Association

10 May 2019

Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu get behind Vanuatu Cricket.

Mum and Daughter Holiday Experience - testimonial

1 May 2019

"Having not traveled overseas before, my Mum was a little nervous about the trip. She soon realised that staying at the Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu meant she had nothing to worry about."

Top 10 Easter Long Weekend Activities

2 April 2019

Vanuatu, just a hop, skip and a jump away this Easter…

All-inclusive accommodation packages taking off!

5 March 2019

For the first time, Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu is offering all-inclusive accommodation packages, marking this an exciting time for resort guests traveling to Vanuatu in 2019 and beyond.

Aerial image of the overwater villas at Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu

'We put our packs down for our stay in one of their Overwater Villas and didn't want to ever leave.'

1 November 2018

We welcomed travel blogger, Cleo Codrington, to Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu and she couldn't get enough of the place.

Overwater Villas Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu, Port Vila

Resort Review: Natalie Kessell, Karryon

10 October 2018

Earlier this year, in August 2018, Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu welcomed Natalie Kessell where she fulfilled a lifelong dream of staying in an Overwater Villa. Natalie recently shared her experience via travel blog site, Karryon.

Vanuatu Rugby League 2018 jersey featuring Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu sponsorship logo

Vanuatu Rugby League Sponsorship 2018

4 October 2018

Sponsorship of the Men’s National Rugby League team continues from the Resort's first association back in 2016. 

Creating Memorable Events For Vanuatu

23 June 2018

Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu featured in our local 'Business Review' publication where our Director of Sales & Marketing, Seema Goundar, talks about some of the fantastic meeting and event features at the Resort.

'A Secret Slice of Paradise'

16 May 2018

Ramsey Qubein of the Business Traveller magazine recently visited the Resort. His verdict: 'While the resort is lovely, it is the staff that makes the place shine.'

A Dream Mother's Day Escape

29 April 2018

Sometimes as a mum you just want to 'escape' and experience some downtime and what better time to do so than Mother's Day, or in this case 'Mother's 24 hours'.

Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu Review: The Best Family Resort In Efate!

28 March 2018

Earlier this year, Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu welcomed the 'Wanderlust Storytellers' to experience a family holiday with us. Dad Andrzej, Mum Jolene, and kids Katie Lee, Lily and Avalee-Rose walked away stating we were the best family resort in Efate. Read on to learn why!

A Wedding Destination Like No Other

24 February 2018

When it comes to wedding planning, there are no boxes for you to conform to at Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu. We embrace the planning of your wedding day like it was our own.

Pacific Romance 'Inside Word'

24 February 2018

Our talented and experienced Wedding Co-ordinator, Erinah Kalo, featured in the most recent edition of 'Pacific Romance'. Click through to learn why Erinah is the best person to help you plan your dream island wedding.

Valentine's Day Top 5

8 February 2018

Valentine’s Day … a time to celebrate the ones we love.

Emmeline - a life dedicated to Vanuatu Table Tennis

10 December 2017

A Gold medal winner for her country and advocate for the sport, Emmeline Lulu is proud to support the Vanuatu Pacific Mini Games athletes within her role as a member of the Vanuatu Table Tennis Federation.

Ham - Vanuatu's Table Tennis Champion

7 December 2017

Ham Frexly Lulu, Vanuatu Table Tennis Champion – Offensive player, lover of the sport and his amazingly supportive family. When Ham isn't slamming those balls across the table, he's greeting guests in his role as Duty Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu. 

Joe - our Pacific Mini Games hero

7 December 2017

Joe Mahit is a National Judo Champion and he is part of the Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu family. We sat down with Joe for a chat in the lead up to the Vanuatu 2017 Pacific Mini Games.

Vanessa - the voice of an angel

4 December 2017

As the Vanuatu 2017 Pacific Mini Games celebrates its official opening this evening, the voice of an angel will be heard as Vanessa Quai sings her own song as part of the opening ceremony.

Vanuatu Rugby League Sponsorship

20 October 2017

Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu is very proud to be supporting the Vanuatu Rugby League with Team and Head Coach sponsorship.

Vanuatu 2017 Pacific Games

28 September 2017

In December this year, Vanuatu is set to come alive with the launch of the 2017 Pacific Mini Games.

An island Christmas

30 August 2017

Here are six (6) reasons why you should book your Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu Christmas escape now!

Great Destination Weddings Magazine, Real Wedding

7 August 2017

Deanna and Michael had fallen in love with Vanuatu, which is why they chose to marry in this island paradise. Enjoy reading about their stunning day in the most recent edition of Great Destination Weddings Magazine.

It's All About The Kids

6 July 2017

Family holidays are no chore at Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu. They are full of fun with loads of activities for the little kids and the big kids, ensuring everyone has a memorable stay at Vanuatu's leading family resort.

NEW Look Website

30 June 2017

Let your holiday begin before you even arrive with our new website.

A Cut Above The Rest, Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu

16 May 2017

Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu is thrilled to welcome the Resorts’ newly appointed Food and Beverage Manager and Executive Chef.

Wake Up In Vanuatu

28 April 2017

WIN 50,000 IHG Rewards Points simply by spotting one of the Vanuatu bus posters in Sydney and Brisbane. Competition running until the end May 2017.

Erinah, Vanuatu's 'Wedding Guru'

11 March 2017

If you're after a Vanuatu wedding rich in culture and romance - Erinah is the perfect lady for the job, combining both local and intimate experiences to make your dream island wedding like no other!

New Director of Sales and Marketing

2 March 2017

Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu is proud to announce the appointment of Ms Seema Goundar to the position of Director of Sales and Marketing.

Oscars Fever

25 February 2017

Life is pretty relaxed in Vanuatu. Laid back even. But right now, excitement is building and there is a distinct buzz in the air. It’s because little ‘ol Vanuatu has made it to the big time – we’re going to the Oscars!

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