The Chief Executive of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Elsia Grandcourt is heading a Seychellois delegation of Management Companies DMC’s and Resorts serious about the Middle East Market, to ATM, the Arabian Travel Market which is one of the biggest Travel and Tourism show in the Middle East.
ATM 2012 is taking place from the 30th April to the 3rd of May 2012 in Dubai, in the United Arabs Emirates. The Tourism Board CEO will be joined in Dubai for ATM by Julie Muirhead from the Board’s Dubai Office and Aliette Esther from the Abu Dhabi Office.
The Arabian Travel Market, the most awaited and anticipated travel fair in the Middle East and it brings together Travel Specialists, Tour Operators and National Tourism Organizations to present the uniqueness of their respective travel destinations.
Described as an event ‘unlocking business potential within the Middle East for tourism professionals’, for the first time ever the Seychelles will co-host a branded destination display stand at the Arabian Travel Market together with La Reunion Island.
The La Reunion tourism delegation, headed by Pascal Viroleau, the Director of La Reunion Island Tourism IRT will bring a strong La Reunion delegation to the Travel fair to promote the high quality travel products of the Vanilla Island concept combination with Seychelles.
The Chief Executive of the Seychelles Tourism Board Elsia Grandcourt said that ‘’ The Arabian Travel market is of increasing significance to Seychelles tourism as it seeks to diversify its markets and tap into new ones that will bring fresh streams of visitors to our shores. The Arabian Travel Market, is the epitome of this process of diversification as it is an important forum for raising the profile of Seychelles, and for networking with the movers and shakers of the travel world and attracting business to our shores’’.
The Seychelles Tourism Industry is confident that the positive trend of the 2011 Arabian Travel Market will continue this year.
Representing the Seychelles business community ready and willing to receive business from the Middle East at ATM, the Arabian Travel Market are seven exhibitors: 7 degrees South , email@example.com, with Irina Udwadia, Banyan Tree Seychelles Tinaz.Wadia@banyantree.com, with Tinaz Wadia and Crystal.Abrams@banyantree.com