Seychelles Tourism Office Middle East and Etihad Airways host second group of agents from Riyadh Saudi Arabia
- Saudi Arabia: Sunday, November 04 - 2012 at 16:10
- PRESS RELEASE
After the two consecutive FAM Trips with Dammam and UAE Travel Agents in June and September 2012, the Seychelles Tourism Board Middle East in collaboration with Etihad Airways hosted the last group for this year from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on 3rd- 6th October 2012.
The group explored the 2 largest islands Mahe and Praslin, visiting hotels, attractions and experiencing the traditional Creole cuisine.
The agents were able to experience personally the destination and the hotels that they currently sell as well as discover new establishments which are suitable to their clientele according to their budget and needs.
The mode of transportation from one island to another was also experiences to allow the agents to better explain the ease of moving around the islands for a true island hopping experience.
Hotels visited during their stay were Le Duc Praslin and Café des Arts, L' Archipel, Indian Ocean Lodge, Constance Lemuria Resort, Four Seasons Resort Seychelles, Kempinski Seychelles Resort, Banyan Tree Seychelles and Constance Ephelia Resort.
The group also had the opportunity to meet with existing and potential local ground handlers.
This trip was supported by Raffles Praslin Seychelles and local Destination Management Companies 7˚ South, Creole Travel Services, Masons Travel & Select-Seychelles
In line with our Marketing Activities for 2012, this will be our last group for this year out of the KSA market.
We are delighted with the support of Etihad Airways, Trade partners and our Travel Agents to these activities.
We will continue to tap into different markets and select appropriate agents to allow us to further increase the awareness of the islands says Ahmed Fathallah, Regional Manager, Seychelles Tourism Office, Middle East.
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