Tourism Seychelles recently conducted successful sales call trips to Qatar and Abu Dhabi, led by the Director General for Destination Marketing, Mrs Bernadette Willemin, and Ms Stephanie Lablache from the Destination Marketing section.
The main purpose of the trip was to re-establish connections with the travel trade from both countries and explore ways to increase destination visibility.
During their mission, Mrs Willemin and Ms Lablache met with tour operators and travel agents to discuss ways in which they could work together to promote Seychelles as a prime tourist destination. The team received positive feedback from all agents, who expressed their keen interest in continuing to work with Seychelles, particularly given the availability of direct flights.
Mrs Willemin expressed her satisfaction with the outcome of the sales call trips, stating, “We are thrilled to have had the opportunity to re-connect with agents in Qatar and Abu Dhabi. Their enthusiasm for promoting Seychelles as a tourist destination remain encouraging and we are confident that our joint marketing efforts will lead to an increase in market share from those two markets.