(Forimmediaterelease. net) The Seychelles Tourism Board’ h office in Italy organized 2 appreciation dinners in Rome plus Milan to celebrate the positive results of the tourism arrivals in 2016 and to thank the Italian industry for the continuous support in promoting plus selling the destination.
The very first event was organized on The month of january 11 in central Rome, from Flora Rooftop Terrace a beautiful area with a view on the old city. The particular Seychelles Tourism Board Manager intended for Italy and the region, Monette Flower was joined by the Seychelles Travel and leisure Board Director for Europe Bernadette Willemin and Marketing Executive regarding Italy Yasmine Pocetti to web host the successful event with a good turnout of participants both from the best Tour Operators of Central plus Southern Italy and the Trade Mass media. The event also saw the involvement of Mr. Lucio Spinelli, Vice Consul of the Honorary Consulate from the Republic of Seychelles for Italia. The seated dinner was the ideal occasion to thank the industry for the excellent year and to trade views on how to improve the market; an unique customized Seychelles themed cake seemed to be offered to the guests.
The second appreciation dinner took place upon January 12, 2017 at Pavarotti Restaurant, in the Duomo area of Milan and was hosted again simply by Mrs. Willemin and Ms. Flower, together with Seychelles Tourism Ambassador Federica Pugliese. The tour operators associated with Northern Italy participated in excellent numbers and were joined with the local trade media and air travel representatives as well. The friendly and comfortable atmosphere brought together the different stage of views on how to develop plus increase the sales on the destination the perfect occasion to meet all the companions together.
Italy carried out well with an increase in arrivals associated with 5% with a total of nearly 23, 000 Italians visiting the particular archipelago in 2016. This is the consequence of the hard work of the trade as well as the efforts of Office in Italia to keep the destination always noticeable. The good figures are also the result of an expanding network of airlines serving the hawaiian islands and great tourism development, like the opening of Six Senses Fé licité Islands and the refurbishing associated with Alphonse Island and Constance Lé muria Resort.
The particular Italian trade and media both in regions were updated on the modifications taking place in Seychelles with regards to visible tourism personalities. That is, Maurice Loustau-Lalanne replacing Alain St . Ange since minister at the helm of Seychelles tourism and how the trade plus Seychelles Tourism board are looking ahead to Minister Lalanne, a veteran from the tourism industry, bringing his considerable experience to bear. For their part the particular Seychelles Tourism board office within Italy and the trade from each cities has expressed their terms of appreciation and thanks towards outgoing Minister and send desires of good luck and support toward his candidature for the UNWTO admin General position which he has officially applied for.
The Seychelles Islands are today accessible because never before thanks to a steadily growing network of airlines that includes a double-day service via Emirates; a combination of fourteen weekly flights by Air Seychelles and its partner Etihad Airways; 4 direct weekly flights by Kenya airways boeing 757, four weekly flights by Ethiopian Airways; two weekly flights simply by Condor and two flights each week from La Reunion by Atmosphere Austral. As of 28th March 2017, Air Seychelles will upgrade the Paris service from three to four plane tickets a week.
As of Oct 2016, Sri Lankan Airlines started operating to Seychelles with 4 weekly flights from Colombo. Oct 2016 also saw the inaugural flight of Turkish Airlines which usually now operates three times a week through Istanbul. In December 2016, Qatar Air passage returned to Seychelles with 7 weekly flights from Doha. These types of airlines provide Seychelles with the connection it needs to fuel its travel and leisure industry and its plans to catch new markets while maintaining conventional ones.
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