The safety of guests and visitors is paramount for tourism operators.

The Penama Provinces Tourism Office has completed a Basic First Aid Training on South Pentecost, the first of its kind, last week.

The national Red Cross Society conducted the training as a response to the south pentecost tourism association.

Manager of the Penama Tourism Association, Willam Malas, told VBTC News the it is important to involve Nangol or land diving tour operators in such trainings.

The 21 training participants came from the 5 nangols which exist on south pentecost this year.