Meet the Product Development Team

A fun team managed by the Principal Product Development Officer, Mrs. Adela Issachar Aru who works closely with 6 other product development officers who are based in the 6 local government area’s of the country. The team is also responsible for developing and managing Vanuatu’s cruise tourism programme currently coordinated by Ms. Brenda Andre who is also a key member of the team.


Adela Aru
Principal Product Development Officer


Brenda Andre
Cruise Tourism Officer

Note! Adela Aru is no longer employed at the Department of Tourism, Vanuatu.

The other team players around the country are :-

Ms. Kehana Andrews - Sanma Product Development Officer

Mr. Jack Pulpe Waiwo - Malampa Product Development Officer

Ms. Olivet Dorony - Torba Product Development Officer

Mr. Lesly Mera - Penama Product Development Officer

Mrs. Kathy Garoleo - Shefa Product Development Officer

Mr. Daniel Ringiau - Tafea Business Development Officer

So, if you are interested in being part of the tourism and hospitality industry join us by contacting us on Tel No. (678) 33400 or email: We look forward for developing Vanuatu to be one of the best holiday destinations in the South Pacific.