Radisson Hotel Group has identified the Indian Ocean as a key market in its African development strategy and plans to double its hotel and resort portfolio in the region by 2022.
The agreement consists of two hotel conversions and one hotel under construction, with all three hotels scheduled to open in 2020. The group remains on track to reach 130 hotels and more than 23,000 rooms across the continent by 2022.
On World Tourism Day, Madagascar’s Presidential candidate for the AVANA Party, Dr Jean Louis Robinson, highlights the benefits a thriving, sustainable tourism industry will have on the impoverished people of Madagascar.
Tourism Ministers Alain St.Ange from the Seychelles and Jean Max Rakotomamonjy from Madagascar surrounded by their delegation made time at the International French Travel Market in Paris to meet to pursue discussions on cooperation between Madagascar and Seychelles in the framework of the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Regional Organization.
Mr. Jean Omer Beriziky, the Prime Minister of Madagascar and Head of the Government, welcomed Mr. Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, at his Offices at the Palais d’Etat de Mahazoarivo in Antananarivo where they discussed the importance of cooperation between the Indian Ocean islands.
The Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, who was in Madagascar for the island’s annual tourism gathering, said in his address as the guest of honor for the Official Opening Ceremony of the International Tourism Fair Madagascar, that it is important for the six islands of the Vanilla Islands Group to remain united.