The Seychelles Tourism Board and its partners wanting their fair share of the French market, accomplished another successful edition of the Tourism Board’s annual roadshow - Escapades Seychelles - held between June 4-7. This year saw the 9th edition of this Tourism Board event in France.
The Seychelles train-and-dine events took place in Bordeaux, Nantes, and Grenoble, with the highlight being Paris, where a successful turn out of tour operators and agents graced the event with their presence at the prestigious Shangrila Hotel.
The Seychelles delegation, who want the French market, joined the Tourism Board on the Roadshow across France to stimulate the market and get bookings for Seychelles to the French tour operators. The Seychelles delegation of France consisted of the Bernadette Willemin, the European Director of the Seychelles Tourism Board, and Laetitia Duchet from her France Office; Maryline Gallois from Etihad Airways/Air Seychelles; Tinaz Wadia from Banyan Tree Seychelles; Jhoan Payet from Constance Hotels Experience; Devi Pentamah from Hilton Seychelles; Ash Behari from the Coco de Mer Hotel and Black Parrot Suites of Praslin; Guillaume Albert from the Domaine de l’Orangeraie of La Digue; and Cat Cocos, Eric Fiat, and Maurice Dindaine from Kempinski Seychelles; Ravinia Larue from Denis Private Island and Indian Ocean Lodge of Praslin; and Isabelle Turon Lagau from Desroches Island .
With high-tech giant screen presentations, the images and descriptions of the beautiful Seychelles islands brought home the message of what makes the mid-ocean islands of the Seychelles unique as a destination of choice among the French holiday makers, and why they should experience the variety and diversity of what Seychelles has to offer.
This annual event by Seychelles professionals not only delivers the impact of the beauty of the islands and the reasons to visit, but it also creates an amazing bond between the tourist office and all its partners who, together as a team, stood side by side in this the 9th edition of the Escapades Seychelles, proudly presenting “Seychelles… another world” to the travel trade.