American collaborators in key US cities like a feel of the Seychelles Islands
Seychelles’ visibility in the usa of America received an extra boost through the month of June following Seychelles THE UNITED STATES Roadshow, organized by the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) in four major US cities in the us of Florida and California respectively.
The group of workshops were only available in Washington, DC, monday on, June 10, in the populous cities of Fort Lauderdale, San Diego, on Friday and ending in Orange County in LA, June 14.
During the roadshow, the STB Regional Director for Africa and the Americas, Mr. David Germain, who headed the Seychelles delegation, maximized on the chance to increase the data of the UNITED STATES trade partners on the destination.
The delegation was made up of representatives from the Seychelles national airline, Seychelles Destination Management Companies (DMC), and hotel partners, who on the part, emphasized on working out of the brand new American collaborators on the many products obtainable in Seychelles.
The oxygen Seychelles THE UNITED STATES office was represented by Sascha Henckell, and representing the DMCs were Mr. Lorenzo Giani from 7° Mr and south. Eric Renard from Creole Travel Services.
The hotel partners taking part in the roadshow through the current presence of their representatives were the Four Seasons Hotel Mahé & Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island represented by Karen Lipka Whitaker, the Constance Hotels & Resorts Seychelles represented by Barbara Gajotto, Lylie Moolman with respect to Giltedge Ocean Travel, and Mr. Lorenzo Giani for Tsogo Sun Hotels, the Paradise Sun & Maia.
Speaking concerning the initiative to possess this important outreach on the UNITED STATES market, STB Regional Director for Africa and the Americas, Mr. David Germain, mentioned that the function was organized with the aim of raising the destination’s profile in the UNITED STATES region.
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“This is the initial edition of the “Seychelles THE UNITED STATES Roadshow,” he said.
“Our participants and exhibitors were extremely happy with the results of the workshops in the many cities, as face-to face-meetings were had by them with the trade partners, established working relationships, and provided them with the required tools and support necessary to better sell Seychelles in THE UNITED STATES.”
The Seychelles THE UNITED STATES Roadshow is likely to turn into a yearly event and contains been contained in the STB marketing activity arrange for the UNITED STATES Market next year, 2020, occurring in america again through the month of June in the next cities: Dallas, Philadelphia, a populous city in NEW YORK, and Atlanta.
According to figures from the National Bureau of Statistics, 4,867 visitors from THE UNITED STATES visited Seychelles from January to May this 2019 with visitors travelling from Mexico, Canada, and america representing a rise of 8 percent on the 2018 figures for exactly the same period.