After G20 Summit in early September, Zhejiang Province of China brought focus again to the 2016 International Islands Tourism EXPO, which happened from 21st September to 24th September in Zhoushan archipelago in Zhejiang Province in China. The Seychelles Tourism Board together with its tourism private trade partners Constance hotel, Landay International Travel and Yetravel attended the first edition of International Islands Tourism EXPO last week in Zhoushan Archipelago.
Seychelles won the TOP 10 favorite islands title in the EXPO. As one of important events of 2016 International Islands Tourism Conference, the purposes of 2016 International Islands Tourism EXPO are to offer the platform for all the related organizations and companies in the industry to discuss the cooperation opportunities and bring the buyers and travelers to the exhibitors.
More than 200 exhibitors attended this EXPO in Zhoushan, including Seychelles, Greece, Australia, Tango, Thailand, USA (Hawaii & Guam), La Reunion, Hainan Airlines, Ctrip, Tuniu etc. 350 VIP guests of 2016 International Islands Tourism Conference visited Seychelles Tourism Board’s booth during their EXPO visit on 22nd September. Over hundreds buyers and visitors visited Seychelles booth during the EXPO.
Not only tourism and vacation packages but also Eco- tourism information such as the “Seychelles Sustainable Label” were introduced to the audience in the EXPO by the Seychelles delegation. The audiences were very impressed by the stunning beautiful scenes on the videos that were played via LED during the destination promotion on the central stage on 23rd September.