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Seychelles: The Seychellois Tourist Office present at the international fair of travel and tourism of Moscow

A strong delegation moved to the international fair of travel and tourism of Moscow (MITT) which was held from 19 to 22 March 2014 in the Russian capital for its 21st edition.
With its head, Bernadette Willemin, Director for Europe of the Office of tourism of the archipelago, the delegation proceeded to honour the Seychelles destination at the heart of the biggest Russian tourist event and its some 3,000 exhibitors with 197 countries represented.
The fair, which represents an unmissable event each year to highlight the tourist offer in the world, offered a real opportunity for the tourism marketing of Seychellois product, attract the interest of new travel agencies and promote contact among tourism professionals to strengthen the attractiveness of the Seychelles destination internationally.
As a reminder, 2.317 Russian tourists out of a total of 16.521 holidaymakers have been registered in January 2014 in the Seychelles, an increase of 32% over tourist arrivals on the same calendar period last year.
Russian tourists dislodged French travellers (2,216) of their first place in the heart of the archipelago.
230.272 tourists visited Seychelles in 2013, an increase of 11% over the previous year.

Laurent Chinaud

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