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Only four days left to the annual meeting for global MICE community!

February 17, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

ACE of M.I.C.E. Exhibition by Turkish Airlines will be opening its doors for the 5th time at Istanbul Convention Center – ICC between 21-23 February 2018. This year the exhibition is held very strongly thanks to 169 exhibitors from 33 countries, 21 group coordinators and 41 international media partners and 153 international hosted buyers from • Read More »

How will Brexit affect British flyers?

February 16, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

British airlines will have to quit air passenger rights agreements as well as lose all aviation rights that were set under an internal EU aviation market policy back in 1990 once Brexit takes hold. How else might British flyers be affected by this change? It is still unclear how the prospective withdrawal due to Brexit • Read More »

Easter treats at Corinthia Hotels across Europe

February 15, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Spring has sprung at five of Corinthia Hotels’ European properties, with Easter packages to kick off the new season. In-room Easter treats; Easter markets to explore; Easter-themed breakfasts, brunches, and buffet dinners; discounts at spas; and luxuriously late check-outs are among the extras in these various family-oriented packages. Corinthia Hotel Budapest: Enjoy a springtime getaway • Read More »

Austria among Seychelles’ top 6 leading markets at start of 2018

February 15, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

While Germany maintains its position as the Seychelles’ leading tourism market at the start of 2018, another German speaking market – Austria – is also showing that it has the potential to become an important market for the country. After having sent 8,720 visitors to Seychelles in 2017, Austria has already sent 68 percent more • Read More »

eTN publisher warns flying journalists flying on Turkish Airlines and cancels partnership with ACE MICE

February 15, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Travel to Turkey and on Turkish Airlines is a security concern for eTurboNews Publisher Juergen Steinmetz. eTurboNews announced the immediate cancellation of their media partnership with ACE MICE Turkish Airlines tourism trade show event at ICC Istanbul Congress Center 21-23 February 2018. eTN will no longer exhibit or attend the Turkish Tradeshow. eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz • Read More »

Fraport Traffic Figures – January 2018: Fraport Starts Off New Year With Strong Growth

February 13, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

FRANKFURT, Germany, Feb. 13, 2018  — FRA/emk-rap – Frankfurt Airport (FRA) continues to be on a growth path in the New Year.  In January 2018, Germany’s largest aviation hub recorded 4,549,717 passengers (up 7.6 percent).  Once again European traffic was the main growth driver, increasing by 12.6 percent, while intercontinental traffic rose by 2.6 percent.  • Read More »

Seychelles Tourism Board and Air Seychelles host appreciation evening in India

February 13, 2018 | By PressEditor | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Seychelles is starting to reap the rewards for having invested much efforts and resources in promoting the destination in India. In spite of being a relatively new market for the island destination whose bulk of visitors originate from Europe, India has been witnessing year-on-year growth in the number of visitors coming to Seychelles. Within a • Read More »

ACE of MICE: Are you ready for inspiration? The most creative year for your events!

February 12, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Recognized as the region’s most extensive B2B event, ACE of M.I.C.E. Exhibition by Turkish Airlines(AME) is to celebrate it’s 5th birthday on February 21-23, 2018 in Istanbul – the city where continents meet-with a new motto: “Everything You Need For Your Meetings & Events Organization Is At ACE of M.I.C.E. Exhibition!”. Thanks to the 100,000 • Read More »

Seychelles Tourism Board rolls out “The Call of the Islands” campaign in France

February 12, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) has launched an above-the-line advertising campaign in France aimed at reaching out to potential holidaymakers on the market. The campaign was rolled-out from mid-January through to the first week of February 2018, and comprised of TV spots and billboards. A total of 336 spots of 30 seconds were aired on • Read More »

Reed Travel Exhibitions launches PROUD Experiences

February 12, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The largest international B2B event dedicated to LGBTQ+ travel and leisure – PROUD Experiences – has been launched by Reed Travel Exhibitions and will take place in London from 6-8 June this year. International in flavour and curated to bring buyers and suppliers of travel experiences together through a pre-scheduled appointment system, this event will • Read More »

First Multi-sectoral meeting for 2018 brings Seychelles tourism industry stakeholders together

February 10, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The first Multi-sectoral meeting for 2018 was held at the STC Conference Room, on Friday, January 26. The meeting, chaired by Vice President Vincent Meriton, assembled government officials and stakeholders from the private sector, to further discuss and propose solutions to challenges affecting the tourism industry. The participants were updated on progress made to address • Read More »

28 prospective tour guides complete basic course in tour guiding in Seychelles

February 10, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Department of Tourism and the Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA) have conducted the first basic course in tour guiding for 2018. Twenty-eight prospective tour guides who took part in the three-day training obtained their competency certificates on Friday January 26, 2018. The certificates were presented by the Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, • Read More »

Seychelles Tourism Board office in Frankfurt kicks off 2018 with participation in key tourism fairs in Germany and Austria

February 10, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Still fired up about Germany’s performance in 2017, ending the year as Seychelles’ leading market, the Seychelles Tourism Board Office (STB) in Frankfurt kicked off its destination marketing drive for 2018 with the CMT fair in Stuttgart. The 2018 CMT fair, which was celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, was held from January 13 to • Read More »

Seychelles represented at 20th International Dive Show in Paris

February 10, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Seychelles’ rich, unique and well preserved marine biodiversity, as well as the diverse and impressive diving opportunities around the islands, were showcased at France’s leading event dedicated to the world of sea lovers and divers. For the fifth consecutive year, the Seychelles Tourism Board has taken part in the Paris International Dive Show [Salon de • Read More »

Seychelles Tourism Board takes part in EMITT 2018, strengthens presence in Turkey

February 8, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) has taken part in the 22nd East Mediterranean International Tourism and Travel Exhibition (EMITT) in Istanbul, Turkey. The 2018 edition of the event was held at the Tüyap Fair Convention and Congress Center, from January 25 to 28, 2018. STB’s Director in Italy, Monette Rose and Marketing Executive, Christina Cecile, • Read More »

Seychelles Tourism Board represented with own stand at Vakanz tourism fair in Luxembourg

February 7, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Seychelles Tourism Board took part in the 27th edition of ‘Vakanz’ – an annual travel and tourism trade fair in Luxembourg. The event was held from January 12 to 14, 2018.For the first time, the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) office in Paris had its own stand at the ‘Vakanz’ fair in collaboration with local • Read More »

Seychelles Tourism Board and Air Seychelles host appreciation evening in India

February 7, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Seychelles is starting to reap the rewards for having invested much efforts and resources in promoting the destination in India. In spite of being a relatively new market for the island destination whose bulk of visitors originate from Europe, India has been witnessing year-on-year growth in the number of visitors coming to Seychelles. Within a • Read More »

Seychelles represented at key travel fairs in Norway and Finland

February 7, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) continues with its pursuit of raising awareness and increasing the destination’s visibility in the Nordic region in 2018. STB’s Director for Scandinavia, Russia/CIS & Eastern Europe, Karen Confait, kicked off the new year, showcasing Seychelles at the Norwegian Travel Fair ‘Reiselivsmessen’ in Oslo, Norway. The fair was held from January • Read More »

First sustainable certified hotel in Nice: Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Mediterranee

February 6, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

This luxury hotel in Nice has invested in actions to protect nature, reduce its carbon footprint, and also works with charities. Evaluated on over 300 indicators, the Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée is the first hotel in Nice to obtained Green Globe certification. Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée thus confirms its • Read More »

PATA sets the stage for peace at youth workshop

February 6, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), supported by the Global Peace Foundation and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific(UNESCAP), will organise the Asia Pacific Youth & Sustainable Tourism Workshop on Wednesday, March 14 at the UN Building in Bangkok, Thailand. Under the theme ‘Setting the Stage for Peace’, the • Read More »

Malta trending in US travel market

February 5, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Guillaume Ruoppolo Diving in Malta/photo courtesy of viewingmalta.com It is that time of year when travel publications and TV news casts announce their eagerly awaited “Places to Go 2018” lists for American travelers to see where is the next hot spot to explore. Malta is clearly trending. Although Malta has already been featured on major • Read More »

Seychelles Tourism Board hosts successful appreciation evening to recognize trade partners in China

February 5, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Seychelles Tourism Board CEO Sherin Francis The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) hosted its annual appreciation evening for the year 2017, to acknowledge trade partners in China that have been working to promote Seychelles as an ideal travel destination among Chinese travellers. The event was held in Shanghai on January 18, 2018. The Seychelles Tourism Board’s • Read More »