Seychelles intensifies preparations to become the first African host of the FINA Marathon Swim World Series

Seychelles intensifies preparations to become the first African host of the FINA Marathon Swim World Series

Elite swimmers wishing to take part in the FINA/Hosa Marathon Swim World Series to be held in Seychelles on May 20, 2018, have already started to register.

Preparations are well underway with only 32 days remaining before elite swimmers from across the globe converge to the Beau Vallon Beach next month.

The FINA/Hosa Marathon Swim World Series is an annually staged elite-level competition organised in over 9 locations and takes places in either fresh water or at sea.

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Seychelles Tourism Board hosts series of workshops in South Africa to drum up bookings to the destination

Seychelles Tourism Board hosts series of workshops in South Africa to drum up bookings to the destination

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) office in South Africa is teaming up with Air Seychelles and its main Tour Operator partners on the market, to drum up sales and bookings for the island destination.

The breakfast workshops are targeting three main cities and will be involving the participation of travel consultants and travel agents as well as the top supporters of the destination.

STB conducted the first event in Johannesburg on April 12, which recorded a full house participation. Thompsons Holidays also took part and Air Seychelles, which flies five times a week to Johannesburg, also gave a presentation.

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Seychelles showcased at London event hosted by UKs biggest and most popular casino

Seychelles showcased at London event hosted by UK’s biggest and most popular casino

Seychelles received some added visibility as Club Liberté set in the Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Baie Lazare, was among a handful of casinos represented at an event aiming to showcase some of the best casinos found in destinations across the globe. The two-night event held on March 13 and 14, in London, was organised by the Hippodrome - UK’s biggest and most popular casino.

 The invite-only event was attended by some 120 of the Hippodromes’ major VIP clients.

 Club Liberté Casino received the support of the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) office in the UK. The STB Director for UK & Ireland, Christine Vel, and Marketing Executive, Eloise Vidot, were present alongside Club Liberté’s David Marshall.

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Seychelles Tourism Board conducts four-city roadshow to promote Seychelles as more than a honeymoon destination in Brazil

Seychelles Tourism Board conducts four-city roadshow to promote Seychelles as more than a honeymoon destination in Brazil

Riding on a 120 percent increase in visitor arrivals from Brazil in 2017, Seychelles’ visibility received an added boost through a roadshow organised by the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB).

Moving from Porto Alegre, to Curitiba, Belo Horizonte and finally São Paulo, the roadshow was held from March 19 to 22.

The event was spearheaded by Global Vision Access (GVA) - a tourism marketing and communication company - that has been the Seychelles’ representation company for Brazil and South America since 2012.

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seychelles showcased through Ontario International Canadian School students in Dubai

Seychelles showcased through Ontario International Canadian School students in Dubai

The Seychelles Tourism Board is actively pursuing its strategy of targeting educational institutions, from nursery to university level, to create awareness of the destination among potential holidaymakers in the Middle East.

The Seychelles Tourism Board’s Tourism Attaché, based at the Seychelles Embassy in Abu Dhabi, Aliette Esther, recently took part in an International Cultural Day organised by the Ontario International Canadian School in Mirdiff, Dubai.

The event was held on the last day of the school term on March 22.

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Seychelles Tourism Board runs promotional drive at Koreas popular luxury-brand fashion store

Seychelles Tourism Board runs promotional drive at Korea’s popular luxury-brand fashion store

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) office in Korea is aiming to attract interest from high-end customers through a promotional event at the most popular luxury-brand fashion store in Seoul.

For the second consecutive year, Seychelles as a holiday destination, is being promoted at the Galleria Department Store.

STB is partnering with Constance Hotels and Resorts for the promotional activity, which started on March 30 and will run until April 15.

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