The 2016 wedding fair in Reunion held April 8th -10th contributed to re-marking Seychelles as a honey moon destination among Reunion holiday makers.
Seychelles delegation at the stand, visitors on the stand & Aurelie Seychelles winner of Seychelles lottery draw
During the three day fair visitors flocked to the Seychelles stand to learn more about the destination.
Newly- weds planning their honey moon holidays stopped at Seychelles stand for the attractive promotional offers by Seychelles Tourism Board partners present on the stand.
Air Austral, Austral Voyages and Avani Seychelles Barbarons Resort & Spa’s competitive tailored packages for the wedding fair gained increasing interest among the visitors.
Air Austral were offering 524.98 Euro in the economy class and 970.98 Euro in business class for two for all reservations made from April 8th to April 30th 2016. Avani Seychelles Barbarons Resort & Spa gave 40% reduction on all bookings made from April 5th to October 31st, with Austral Voyages offering VIP tailored packages in various hotels on the islands.
These competitive packages helped Seychelles to secure a number of packages during the three-day fair.
Another attraction of Seychelles Tourism Board’s stand was the lottery draw organised during the three-day stand.
The increasing publicity of the lottery on the wedding fair triggered visitors to flock to Seychelles’ stand to try their luck for a dream holiday in Seychelles.
Aurelie Seychelles and her husband won the two tickets to Seychelles sponsored by Air Austral, three nights on half – board offered by Avani Seychelles Barbarons Resort & Spa and Austral Voyages and one night on half board by Savoy Resort & Spa and Austral Voyages.
The couples who will take their vow in December 2016 were on Seychelles stand to prepare their honeymoon.
During the three day fair, Seychelles Tourism Board recorded more than a hundred visitors at the stand, driven by the lottery draw and the competitive offers.
Seychelles Tourism Stand also gained visibility with the press which turned out at the stand to conduct interviews on the destination.
Altitude Voyages, one of the Reunion Travel agents present in Wedding Fair, was also offering packages to Seychelles.
During a red carpet event hosted by the organiser of wedding fair at Reunion “Parc exposition’” , on the first day of the fair, Seychelles was asked to take the stand alongside the Wedding Fair organiser and key partners.
The highlight of the evening was the presenting of key representatives of companies and organisations: Reunion’s MICE segment market.
At the end of the three-day wedding fair, Seychelles Tourism Board expressed satisfaction at its turn out.