Photo Montages  - First group of travel professionals from Reunion Island

A first group of travel professionals from Reunion Island become certified Seychelles SMART agents

Four travel agents from Reunion Island are now certified ‘Seychelles SMART’ agents and better equipped to sell the destination.

Audrey Mallet, Magalie Elly, Sophie Richand, and Cindy Agathe have become the first travel agents from Reunion to obtain the Seychelles SMART certification.

They received their certificates from the hands of the Seychelles Tourism Board’s Deputy Chief Executive, Jenifer Sinon, on Saturday November 11, 2017. This was in a short ceremony at the AVANI Seychelles hotel, culminating their seven-

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PHOTO MONTAGE FROM THE ITALY ROADSHOW

Seychelles Tourism Board targets northern cities with second dedicated roadshow in Italy

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) conducted the second edition of its dedicated roadshow in Italy from October 16 to 19, 2017, targeting travel agents from the northern part of the country.

Starting off in the port city of Ancona, the roadshow moved to Bologna, Verona -- famous for being the setting of Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ before ending in Turin, recording an excellent turnout in all four cities.

STB’s Director in Italy, Monette Rose led the Seychelles delegation comprising of representatives of Emirates Airline, Hotel L’Archipel, Hilton Seychelles, Carana Beach Hotel, Denis Island, Indian Ocean Lodge and H Resort Beau Vallon

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The Seychelles Tourism board signs two-year marketing agreement

The Seychelles Tourism board signs two-year marketing agreement with British Airways

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) has signed an agreement with British Airways, which is preparing to launch direct flights to Seychelles in March next year.

The two-year agreement establishes the framework to market and promote Seychelles as a destination and support British Airways’ non-stop, twice-weekly flights to the destination.

The signing took place on Monday November 6, 2017, on the sideline of the World Travel Market (WTM) in London.

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Photo Montage of the Italy and Swiss Fair

Island hopping in Seychelles gathers interest as STB attends the Swiss International Holiday Exhibition in Lugano

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) raised the island destination’s profile at the 15th edition of ‘Salone Internazionale Svizzero di Lugano.’ The annual event is held in Lugano city in southern Switzerland’s Italian-speaking Ticino region.

Also known as the ‘Swiss International Holiday Exhibition,’ the three-day event is one of the biggest tourism fairs in Switzerland.

The Seychelles’ delegation at this year’s edition held from October 27 to 29, was led by STB’s Director in Italy, Monette Rose.

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Photo Montage from the WTM London

Tourism Minister leads Seychelles’ delegation at the World Travel Market 2017 in London

Seychelles was represented by a strong delegation at this year’s World Travel Market (WTM) in London.

The World Travel Market is one of the leading global event for the travel and tourism industry. The 2017 edition was held from November 6 to 8.

The country’s Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Ambassador Maurice Loustau-Lalanne, and High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Derick Ally, were present at the Seychelles’ stand on the opening day. 

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FOOT NOTE FOR PRESS  RELEASE FLORILEGE- CONSUMER TRADE FAIR

Seychelles Tourism Board joins ‘Florilèges’ consumer fair in Reunion, records increased interest in the destination

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) took part in ‘Florilèges 2017’ – an annual consumer fair in Reunion Island.

The STB office in Reunion was invited to join the stand of Wel'Come Vacances – one of the island’s well established travel agency.

Senior Marketing Executive in Reunion, Bernadette Honore represented STB at the event from October 19 to 21.

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