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Tourism Seychelles and Emirates Airlines host GCC media |19 October 2021

Tourism Seychelles and Emirates Airlines host GCC media

The media group at Mango House Seychelles: (Left to Right) Kristin Bernabe, Irish Eden, Yousef Ahmed, Ahmed Fathallah, and Fatima Al-Nuaimi

As part of their latest partnership, Tourism Seychelles and Emirates Airlines organised a three-day trip from September 26 to 29, 2021, familiarising representatives of renowned GCC media houses with the beauty and attractions of the Seychelles Islands.

The correspondents from the Khaleej Times, Gulf News, Emarat Al Youm, and Kul Al Usra, were hosted at LXR Mango House Seychelles, Mahé’s new luxury boutique hotel at Anse aux Poules Bleues on the wild south-western coast of the main island.

Part of a wider campaign to help rebuild confidence in travel to the pristine Indian Ocean paradise islands and demonstrate airline’s commitment to offering access to high-quality destinations, this latest media familiarisation trip showcased some of the islands’ best products and experiences while highlighting the nation's focus on ensuring the health and safety of visitors as well as that of tourism operators and staff and the local population.

Commenting on the collaboration, the Tourism Seychelles representative in Dubai, Ahmed Fathallah, said: “Our relationship with Emirates Airlines has only grown stronger and more committed over time. We are privileged to see firsthand the amazing sightseeing spots of the islands, as well as experiencing the cultural complexities and immersive beauty of the Seychelles; it was truly unforgettable and I hope others will be able to experience them too. With the latest partnership underway, we will continue to provide the same personalised and memorable experience to all of those seeking to travel safely.”

The strategic partnership between Tourism Seychelles and Emirates comprises a series of media campaigns predominately directed towards the GCC region, currently standing as one of the island destination’s top source markets.

Press release from Tourism Seychelles

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