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Tourism & Travel Mart

IORA Tourism Ministerial Meeting

Seychelles is planning an IORA Tourism Ministerial Meeting in 2014 under the theme "Blue Economy and its Relevance for the Tourism Industry" which will bring together policy makers and stakeholders in the tourism and travel industry, including domestic and international tourism organisations, travel agencies, hotels, tour operators and airlines. The Mart would also allow for the Tourism Ministers of the IORA Member States to meet and discuss the strengthening and expansion of the region's tourism industry.

The Objectives of the IORA Tourism Ministerial Meeting would be to:

  • Showcase tourism attractions and a wide range of products and services for stimulating investment in the travel and tourism industry in the region;
  • Introduce and promote the tourism destinations of the IORA member countries to the international market;
  • Strengthen cooperation in tourism among the IORA countries;
  • Explore business opportunities for discerning travel and tourism products and to network with tourism stakeholders;
  • Assess air routes with the view to establishing the region as one of the most popular destinations of the world.