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Air Seychelles and SHTA sign a cooperation agreement

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, and the Seychelles Hospitality and Tourism Association (SHTA) have signed a Corporate Travel Service Agreement to support further promotion of hospitality properties in Seychelles at international Consumer and Trade shows.

The agreement is available to all members of the SHTA, including small and medium size properties which will now have access to more attractive fares when travelling on Air Seychelles network to promote their offerings and destination Seychelles.

Roy Kinnear, Chief Executive Officer Air Seychelles, said: ”Being the national airline of Seychelles, we are proud to be given the opportunity to support the SHTA and their members. By doing so, we are ensuring the visibility of what Seychelles has to offer in terms of accommodation, growing awareness of our beautiful destination and eventually increasing the number of tourists visiting our shores.”

Sybille Cardon, Chairperson of the SHTA, said: “We are very excited about the cooperation with Air Seychelles. SHTA membership is formed of different types and sizes of properties and with this agreement, everyone will benefit.

“Finally, those small, privately owned properties will get the possibility to access affordable corporate fares which will enable them to reach out to international partners and promote their offers to them.”

The agreement was signed on 1 March by Roy Kinnear, Chief Executive Officer Air Seychelles and Sybille Cardon, Chief Executive Officer SHTA, in presence of Air Seychelles and SHTA members of the Senior Management.


About Air Seychelles
Air Seychelles was established in 1978 and began long-haul service in 1983. The airline currently offers international flights to Abu Dhabi, Antananarivo, Beijing, Johannesburg, Mauritius, Mumbai and Paris. Air Seychelles also offers more than 200 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. For more information, please visit: http://www.airseychelles.com/ 

Air Seychelles media inquiries
Maja Gedosev / Air Seychelles Corporate Affairs
Tel: +248 2500 833 / Email: mgedosev@airseychelles.com

About SHTA
The Seychelles Hospitality & Tourism Association (SHTA) was formed in 2002 following a merger between the Seychelles Hotel Association (SHA) and the Small Hotels and Guesthouses Association (SHGA). As a result of the merger, the SHTA is now a comprehensive association comprising around 120+ members encompassing properties from large five star resort hotels to the smallest guesthouses and self-catering establishments. Also forming part of the community, are other Associations, Banks, Restaurants, Airlines, DMCs etc.

SHTA media inquiries
Louise Testa / Admin Manager
Tel: +248 251 2888 / Email: sha@seychelles.net

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