Published on : Monday, February 10, 2014
Two Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands have made it on to the HELLO MAGAZINE Top 10 Holiday Destinations for 2014. ‘This is great news for the region when we see two of our islands namely the Maldives and the Seychelles listed as recommended by the popular and respected HELLO MAGAZINE’ Alain St.Ange, the President of the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands said.
The visibility of the region as the new tourism region has increased the interest for the seven islands that make up this tourism grouping. The Indian Ocean islands of Comoros, La Reunion, Madagascar, Maldives, Mauritius, Mayotte and the Seychelles joined together to be seen as the new tourism region. They have been successful in being able to achieve being seen and noticed as a tourism destination in their own rights.
The region needed this new approach to differentiate them with other regions and these tourism islands now have all in their hands to reap the benefits of working together.
Maldives and the Seychelles are bot very sought after tourism destinations of the region and the Maldives are today regarded as the most successful of the seven islands with record numbers in visitor arrivals.
Maldives is listed as NO.6 and Seychelles as No. 8 on the list by HELLO MAGAZINE of Top Holiday Destinations for 2014. These two Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands are listed among the giants of the world tourism destinations namely:- Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Cuba, Germany, Scotland, St. Vincent & Grenadines and the UK.
Maldives is the last to join the list of the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands but they are really committed to the success of the grouping with Seychelles having already received they confirmation to be present for the 23 April Ministerial gathering of the Vanilla Islands group where the elections for the President of the Organisation is set to take place. These elections are due as the mandate of Alain St.Ange, the current President who has served two terms, comes to an end. These elections will be held on the eve of the Seychelles carnival, their listed event on the Vanilla Islands Calendar of Events. All the seven Islands are expected to be present for these coming elections.
Source:- Seychelles Tourism
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