Published on : Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Indian Ocean Report (Special Indischer Ozean) that has appeared in the magazine raises the profile of the Vanilla Islands as the newest tourism region. “It is seen a very good publicity for our Vanilla Islands Community as they have 700,000 readers out of which 95 % are vacationers” said Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, who is also the President of the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands.
Comoros, La Reunion, Madagascar, Maldives, Mauritius, Mayotte and the Seychelles are the group of islands in the Indian Ocean who have been working together to put the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands on the world map as the new tourism destination. Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture is currently the President of this Regional Organisation and is on his second ate mandate as the head of the organization. Pascal Viroleau of La Reunion is the CEO of the Organisation.
The Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands was earlier recognized by Mr Taleb Rifai, Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and he has since helped the Vanilla Islands by organizing a Press Conference which he co-chaired with Minister St.Ange during WTM 2013 ( World Travel market) in London.
The Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands are all receiving increased visitor arrival numbers from Germany. This Special Indian Ocean Report in the Reise Preise will further assist the visibility of the islands of the Indian Ocean as a tourism region.
Source:- Tourism Seychelles