Tourism Seychelles, through its office in Dubai, participated in the Cricket Mania 2023, a highly anticipated indoor cricket event organised by Emquest. The event, which took place at Insportz Cricket Club in Al Quoz on October 22, 2023, brought together 34 teams, each consisting of 10-12 cricket players, travel agency staff, and their families, resulting in an impressive turnout of over 700 attendees.
Emquest, a renowned travel technology provider, is dedicated to market development and innovative technologies, products, and services for travel-related businesses, connecting them with millions of travellers globally.
Tourism Seychelles’ Middle East Office in Dubai was honoured to have participated in this remarkable event, reflecting their commitment to the travel industry and dedication to promoting the extraordinary beauty and offerings of Seychelles to a broad and influential audience.
The event showcased Tourism Seychelles’ brand presence and involvement through engaging videos, informative kiosks, and eye-catching brochures, collectively creating a memorable experience for all attendees.
The highlights of Cricket Mania 2023 included the recognition of Tourism Seychelles-sponsored holiday voucher winners for their outstanding performances:
• Game Changing Impact Player of the Tournament – Biju Jalaludeen – Dnata travels – Corporate
• Best Batsman of the Tournament – Shoaib Rafeeq – Dadabhai Travels
• Best Bowler of the Tournament – Rizwan Alambath – Kanoo Travels
These awards stand as a testament to Tourism Seychelles’ unwavering support for talent and excellence within the travel industry.
Mr. Ahmed Fathallah, the representative of Tourism Seychelles in the Middle East, conveyed, “As Tourism Seychelles, our mission is to promote Seychelles as a premier holiday and travel destination, spotlighting its unique beauty, rich culture, and unparalleled travel experiences to a global audience. While we typically engage with our travel partners in their workplaces, this event presented a unique opportunity to connect with them beyond the confines of the office, fostering social interactions and connections with fellow agents. It was also a heartfelt gesture of appreciation for their steadfast support in promoting and selling Seychelles in the UAE.”
The UAE is a crucial market for Seychelles and there is strong confidence that the mutually beneficial partnership will continue to thrive with ongoing support from the travel trade. Notably, participants at the event included major players in the region, such as Kanoo Travel, dnata, BCD Travel, Al Rostamani, Dadabhai Travel, and many others.
Tourism Seychelles remains committed to strengthening partnerships with industry stakeholders and supporting events that bring the travel trade community together, fostering camaraderie and collaboration.