Maria Pellicer, the Editor-In-Chief of Travesias tourism magazine in Mexico City, Mexico, is the latest member of the “Friends of Seychelles – Press.”
Maria Pellicer received her confirmation of her accreditation from Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board and eTurboNews ambassador, and Bernadette Willemin, the Board’s European Director during the ILTM Tourism Trade Fair in Cannes, France.
Seychelles launched an exclusive Press Club for Press Executives who know the tropical creole islands and those who understand the islands. The club is for press individuals and not organizations as per the new style of tourism launched by the Seychelles, which is centered on people. It was Seychelles President James Michel who is personally responsible for the portfolio of tourism in the Seychelles who launched the new “Seychelles brand” of tourism earlier this year. His style of tourism has put people at the center of the island’s tourism development, and one of the results of this announcement has brought about the Seychelles Press Club, “Friends of Seychelles – Press.”
Members of this growing exclusive and unique club, now stretches from Europe to Africa, to Russia, and now Mexico. It has already been announced that the first general meeting of all members of the “Friends of Seychelles – Press” will be held in the Seychelles itself in March 2011 before the launch of the 2011 Seychelles “Carnaval International de Victoria.”