Mauritius Tourism appoints Saudi representative

Mauritius Tourism has appointed a tourism representative for the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) in Saudi Arabia.

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Mauritius Tourism has appointed a tourism representative for the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) in Saudi Arabia.

The representation sees Aviareps promote Mauritius’ unique culture, pristine natural settings and family-fun touristic offerings to residents of Saudi Arabia for increased visitation. Through a mix of public relations, marketing and digital marketing services, the Aviareps team will be responsible for raising the profile of Mauritius as a year-round  travel destination for Saudi families, honeymooners, holidaymakers, conferences and incentive groups seeking new travel experiences that enliven the senses, excite and enthrall.

Arvind Bundhun, director of Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority, said: “Blessed with abundant natural beauty and surrounded by the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, Mauritius encaptivates and fascinates visitors with its contrast of colors, cultures, activities and tastes, making it the perfect destination to return to time and time again for unforgettable experiences.” “We are excited to work with Aviareps in Saudi Arabia to bring our message of welcome to travelers from the kingdom to come and experience the best that Mauritius has to offer. We are confident that with Aviareps’ well-established travel industry, airline and media networks, our objectives of receiving solid increases in travel demand from the market will be achieved.”

A number of marketing and promotional initiatives are planned to be rolled out within Saudi Arabia throughout 2019, with the creation of new Arabic promotional materials and a billboard campaign already completed.

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Author: Alain St.Ange

Alain St Ange has been working in the tourism business since 2009. He was appointed as the Director of Marketing for Seychelles by President and Minister of Tourism James Michel. He was appointed as the Director of Marketing for Seychelles by President and Minister of Tourism James Michel. After one year of After one year of service, he was promoted to the position of CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board. In 2012 the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands regional Organization was formed and St Ange was appointed as the first president of the organization. In a 2012 cabinet re-shuffle, St Ange was appointed as Minister of Tourism and Culture which he resigned on 28 December 2016 in order to pursue a candidacy as Secretary General of the World Tourism Organisation. At the UNWTO General Assembly in Chengdu in China, a person who was being sought after for the “Speakers Circuit” for tourism and sustainable development was Alain St.Ange. St.Ange is the former Seychelles Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine who left office in December last year to run for the position of Secretary General of the UNWTO. When his candidature or document of endorsement was withdrawn by his country just a day before the elections in Madrid, Alain St.Ange showed his greatness as a speaker when he addressed the UNWTO gathering with grace, passion, and style. His moving speech was recorded as the one on the best marking speeches at this UN international body. African countries often remember his Uganda address for the East Africa Tourism Platform when he was a guest of honor. As former Tourism Minister, St.Ange was a regular and popular speaker and was often seen addressing forums and conferences on behalf of his country. His ability to speak ‘off the cuff’ was always seen as a rare ability. He often said he speaks from the heart. In Seychelles he is remembered for a marking address at the official opening of the island’s Carnaval International de Victoria when he reiterated the words of John Lennon famous song… ” you may say I am a dreamer, but I am not the only one. One day you will all join us and the world will be better as one”. The world press contingent gathered in Seychelles on the day ran with the words by St.Ange which made headlines everywhere. St.Ange delivered the keynote address for the “Tourism & Business Conference in Canada” Seychelles is a good example for sustainable tourism. This is therefore not surprising to see Alain St.Ange being sought after as a speaker on the international circuit. Member of Travelmarketingnetwork.

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