Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, and Elsia Grandcourt, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, used the opportunity of a private visit by Vijay Poonoosamy, the Vice President of International & Public Affairs from the Office of the President and CEO of Etihad Airways, to meet and discuss the existing cooperation between the airline and the islands’ tourism.
Mr. Poonoosamy of Etihad joined a press group for a briefing that had been organized on a motor cruiser in the Victoria Marine Park by the Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture. After the press briefing, it was an opportunity for Mr. Poonoosamy, Mrs. Grandcourt, and Minister St.Ange to look at the avenues for cooperation as they cruised in between the marine park islands on the Sea Stream luxury motor cruiser.
The Tourism Board’s efforts in South America and in the Americas in general was discussed as was the new drive by the country into Asia. The Minister also touched on the need to work together as airlines and the tourism board to reposition the Seychelles in its core traditional markets of Europe.