From Breaking Travel News
Seychelles is taking the lead in promoting regional tourism and will host a travel and tourism mart with the member states of the Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC) next year to give the industry a further boost.
This comes in the wake of the enthusiastic support that Seychelles and other Vanilla Islands member states of Reunion, Comoros, Mauritius, Mayotte provided to Madagascar for its International Tourism Trade Fair held at the end of May.
Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture Alain St.Ange in the company of Derek Savy, the Director of Marketing for the Vanilla Islands, met with the IOR-ARC Secretary General, KV ,recently in Mauritius where the 19-nation group is headquartered.
The IOR-ARC confirmed that the tourism ministers of its member states would come together in the tourism mart in Seychelles in 2014 to discuss how to strengthen and expand the region’s tourism industry.
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