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Air Seychelles hosts trade event in Madagascar

Air Seychelles the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles has yesterday met with local trade partners in Madagascar ahead of the commencement of its seasonal flights set to commence as from 3 July 2019.

The workshop hosted by the airline’s general sales agents based in Antananarivo held at the Tamboho suites in the town center of Tananarive provided the trade professionals the opportunity to learn more about the Air Seychelles products and services, the unique selling points to attract travellers to book flights to the Seychelles, in addition to the fantastic connection from Madagascar to the Seychelles and beyond with Air Seychelles as well as its codeshare partners.

Air Seychelles General Sales Agent Antsa R. delivering the presentation.jpg                         

Over 20 travel agents, tour operators and representatives from destination management companies joined the business to business session.

Charles Johnson, Chief Commercial Officer of Air Seychelles said: “Besides the marketing initiatives being implemented in Madagascar, as part of our sales strategy to better communicate with the market, it is important for us to meet with the local travel and trade representatives not only to gain additional visibility but to also ensure that the trade is aware of our services, products and the connectivity we offer via our network.

“The market has a lot of potential and to ensure that we maintain the great relationship established and commitment build with the travel and trade, the workshop held today by our team of general sales agents is the best platform to meet with the businesses on a one-to-one basis to guarantee they are equipped with the right tools and knowledge so as to confidently sell Air Seychelles.”

About Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles was established in 1978 and began long-haul service in 1983. The airline currently offers international flights to Johannesburg, Mauritius and Mumbai. Air Seychelles also offers more than 350 domestic scheduled flights a week throughout the archipelago, including domestic charter services. As the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, Air Seychelles is a pillar of tourism, the island nation’s strongest and growing economic sector. The airline maintains a strategic partnership with Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates and 40 per cent stakeholder.