Emirates has renewed global marketing agreements with Mauritius and Seychelles by extending the Memorandum of Understanding with the respective Tourism Boards of the two countries.
The MoUs were signed on the sideline of the just concluded Arabian Travel Market (ATM), by Orhan Abbas, Emirates’ Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations for Africa, Kevin Ramkaloan, Director of the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority, and Sherin Francis, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board.
Various joint activities will be developed under the agreement, such as attendance of tourism trade shows and fairs, trade familiarisation trips, product presentations and workshops.
Emirates started flying to the Mauritius in September 2002 with three weekly flights. In December 2013, it introduced the A380 on the service and increased it to double daily in October 2014.
Emirates currently operates two daily flights between Dubai International and Seychelles using the Boeing 777-300ER.
Emirates’ connects the two islands to Dubai, and onwards to over 150 other destinations in the Middle East, Asia, Australasia, the Americas and Europe with multiple daily connections.
key markets for Mauritius and Seychelles are France, Reunion, United Kingdom, South Africa, China, Germany, Italy, UAE, UK, Russian Federation, Switzerland and India.