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Rodrigues Island works to enhance tourism in the Indian Ocean region

STOWE, Vermont - Rodrigues Island forming part of the Indian Ocean islands and part of the Republic of Mauritius inaugurated its Duty Free Shop at the Airport with a view to enhance the tourist secto

Vanilla Islands: tourism hot topic

The La Reunion weekly popular magazine, “7 Magazine,” has started dedicating a full page of its weekly issue to the Vanilla Islands Regional Organization.

Seychelles and Reunion Island: true partners

The Seychelles Tourism Board's marketing executives responsible for the Indian Ocean markets have successfully attained their objectives in convincing travel operators that Seychelles remains a true p

Reunion Island welcomes third installment of IOMMA

For the third consecutive year, IOMMA, the Indian Ocean Music Market

Air Seychelles’ partnership with Etihad opens Australia routes

(eTN) - Air Seychelles has confirmed that the codeshare deal signed with partner airline, Etihad, Abu Dhabi’s national airline, will open up the Australian market for the Indian Ocean archipelago.

International Tourism Fair Madagascar 2013 a resounding success

The second edition of the International Tourism Fair Madagascar 2013 opened with fanfare on May 29 at the Carlton Hotel in Antananarivo.

Reunion island: five hundred years of history

“Bourbon Island [known today as Reunion island] may appear rather primitive with its mass of mountains and impenetrable forests, but there are some exceedingly beautiful places, fresh air and clean

Exclusive inclusives in the Indian Ocean

BANGKOK, Thailand - Thailand’s fast-rising star on the international hospitality horizon, it all began in the Maldives.

La Reunion revels in media coverage from Vanilla Islands carnival

The Indian Ocean Tourism Destination of La Reunion has been receiving unprecedented media review since co-hosting the annual Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands carnival alongside the Seychelles and Madagasc

Last call for World Travel Awards Indian Ocean votes

World Travel Awards (WTA), “the Oscars of the travel industry,” is issuing a final call to those organizations in the Indian Ocean region to vote.

Mauritius and Maldives sign new air accord

(eTN) - The two Indian Ocean island states have earlier this week signed a new bilateral air services agreement, commonly referred to as BASA, allowing the national airlines of the two countries to co

Heads of ICTP to attend Seychelles Carnival opening

It has now been confirmed that the President and the Chairman of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) are both flying to Seychelles to be present at the Official Opening Ceremony of

Seychelles and La Reunion island prepare for next month’s Carnival of...

The Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism & Culture, Mr. Alain St.Ange, and the Head of the Ile Reunion Tourisme (IRT), Mr.

2013 travel trade meetings announced for Africa and the Indian Ocean

(eTN) - Derek Houston has just announced his pre and post ITB “Spotlight on Africa and the Indian Ocean” program which this year will cover the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland

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Emirates counters Qatar with added A280 destinations

Notting Hill will join next Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands carnival

The annual Carnaval International de Victoria that is held Victoria in the Seychelles has started to receive confirmation from the world’s best and most popular carnivals that they will be flying to

Former Seychellois hostages return home

The two Seychellois former hostages, Rolly Tambara and Marc Songoire, have arrived safely in Seychelles and were greeted by Seychelles President James Michel; Vice-President Danny Faure; Designated Mi

Now the UN dumps on Mombasa, too

(eTN) - Within months of the US Embassy declaring a hasty and ultimately withdrawn travel embargo on Kenya’s Indian Ocean port city of Mombasa, now the UN has done the same to the outrage of Kenya

Singapore ready to roll out the red carpet for travel Oscars

SINGAPORE - The votes have been counted, the trophies polished, and the VIP guests are starting to arrive as Singapore steps up to host one of the most important evenings of the year for travel and to

Tanzania ferry inquiry finds massive overloading

(eTN) - The report now published on the maritime disaster of July 18 this year, when the MV Skaggit went down in the Indian Ocean while leaving Zanzibar, concluded that there were 447 passengers on bo

The Indian Ocean islands – our travel and tourism sector: the...

Fouad Diouman is a Mauritian by birth and is today the VP of Planning & Marketing for Arik Air Limited based in Nigeria.

President of Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands sends tourism message

On this important day marked by each and every country which considers tourism as a key industry, it is important to appeal to the six islands of the Indian Ocean Vanilla islands to commit even more t

Seychelles provides leading voice in defense of island issues

Seychelles Vice President Danny Faure has addressed the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York where he has laid out Seychelles' intention to bid for a non-permanent seat in 2

Piracy conference addresses safety of British nationals visiting Indian Ocean region

The British High Commission in Seychelles will host the Indian Ocean Consular Piracy Awareness Conference between September 24-26.

Indian Ocean airlines agree to work together

A press conference in La Reunion was the forum for President Didier Robert of La Reunion to announce in the presence of Minister Michael Sik Yuen of Mauritius and Mrs.

Positive steps forward for Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands group

A press conference with the most of La Reunion island television and radio stations and with most of the written press also present was called yesterday to close the General Meeting of the Indian Ocea

Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands group adopts resolutions for the way forward

The Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands meeting held at St. Gilles in La Reunion on August 22-23 is set to consolidate and move the regional grouping forward.

Tourism assessment of the Indian Ocean region

(eTN) - Much is being discussed on an ongoing basis on the state of tourism in the world and this also covers the Indian Ocean region.

Tapping into tourism cruising sectors in the Indian Ocean

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Mr. Alain St.Ange, has held a meeting with members of the Ports Association of the Indian Ocean Islands (APIOI).