Matthias Fekl, the Secretary of State for France responsible for Foreign Trade, Tourism and French Nationals Abroad met with Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture at the 2015 Top Resa Tourism Trade Fair in Paris. Secretary of State Fekl was being accompanied by jean-Pierre Mas, the President of SNAV, the Grouping of Tour Operators of France.
This was the second meeting between the French Secretary of State and the Seychelles Minister as the two Tourism Leaders met initially direing the 2014 Top Resa in Paris.
The Seychelles is being represented in Paris at this year’s Top Resa by an important group of private sector trade who want to increase their arrival numbers form France. The Air Seychelles direct non-stop flights linking Paris and Seychelles three times a week has been the talk of the tourism fair and was a loin discussed by the Secretary of State Fekl and Minister St.Ange as this service was one that the private sector trade had been demanding ever since Air Seychelles had stopped the service a couple of years ago as part of its restructuring.
Secretary of State Fekl and Minister St.Ange spoke in front of an impressive Seychelles Stand at this year’s Top Resa and the Secretary of State said how impressive the blown-up photos of Seychelles were.