Seychelles has increased visibility in France this month coutesy of “Univers des Voyages” magazine. This French magazine, dedicated to high-end tourism, is a publication especially used by the professionals in the industry and has dedicated 22 pages to the Seychelles in its October/November 2010 issue, which has been just released. The articles are written by the French journalist, Patrice Fleurent, who was accompanied on his 15-day stay in the Seychelles by the known Mauritian photographer, Joey Nicles-Modeste. The Seychelles report showcases the the natural attributes of the Seychelles as seen from the eyes of a professional photographer and by a European traveler.
Mr. Patrice Fleurent and Mr. Joey Nicles-Modeste toured the islands and met with key personalities of the country’s tourism industry: airlines, hoteliers, sculpters, artists, and Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board and eTurboNews ambassador. Today, through their 22 pages in the respected “Univers des Voyages” magazine, the people of France know that their dream holiday in the Seychelles is now a real possibility for everyone looking for the holiday with a difference.
The report on the Seychelles concentrates on the “affordable Seychelles” with highlights on the natural and protected environment of the islands that remains beautiful and untouched. The French journalist also related to the availability of the niche activities and attractions still open to visitors today. Through the 22 pages, readers of the “Univers des Voyages” magazine will discover the islands from Mahe to the Amiramtes, and they will discover the diversity of the Seychelles and the authenticity and the charm of the Seychellois nation.
On seeing the magazine, Bernadette Willemin, the Seychelles Tourism Director for Europe, said that this report will inevitably encourage visitors to discover the Seychelles. “We are the destination with perpetual summer, and our beauty is unrivaled. Today a French journalist accompanied by a respected Mauritian photographer through their pages in the ‘Univers des Voyages’ have brought to life what we are saying everyday, and their reports have only confirmed our ongoing marketing and sales pitch,” Bernadette Willemin said.