Spain Tourism Operators spend time with Seychelles tourism officials
Almasalla, ATP News-Tour Operators from Spain this week were invited to meet with the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture Alain St.Ange and to hear about the new developments on the islands. The informal gathering that took place over a dinner was also attended by Sherin Naiken, the CEO of the island’s Tourism Board Sherin Naiken and Bernadette Willemin, the Tourism Board’s Director for Europe. Present also were local representatives for a number of International Hotel Chains as well as Mason’s Travel.
Monica Gonzalez Llinas, the Seychelles Tourism Board’s Manager for Spain was the first to address the evening function in the presence of both the island’s Consul based in Barcelona and also the one from Madrid. She was followed by Bernadette Willemin, the Seychelles Tourism Board’s Director for Europe who thanked the Spanish operators for their continued support for Seychelles. Sherin Naiken, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board said when she took the floor that Spain remained a potential market for Seychelles. "This is why the Tourism Board and partners who want a share of the Spanish tourism market were present at FITUR" Ms Naiken said before detailing the latest developments that had taken place in Seychelles.
Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister holding the tourism portfolio on his part said when he addressed the dinner function that he was thankful that Seychelles had true friends in Spain as they have in every major tourism source market. The Minister thanked the Spanish Tour Operators for remaining faithful to the islands and for making time even during the busy trade fair time to come out to hear what Seychelles had to say.