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South African Minister Of Tourism Visits Seychelles Stand During The "Meetings Africa Exhibition" In Sandton, Johannesburg

The Seychelles' stand at the "Meetings Africa Exhibition," held at the Sandton Convention Center in Johannesburg, received a visit by South Africa's Minister of Tourism, the Honorable Mr. Derek Hanekom, during his walk about at the exhibition.

The Honorable Minister Mr. Derek Hanekom, accompanied by high-level officials, was welcomed at the Seychelles stand by Mr. David Germain, the Seychelles Tourism Board's director for Africa and the Americas.

Germain used the opportunity to remind the South African dignitaries of the exceptional beauty of the tropical islands of Seychelles, now fast becoming the new destination for South African holidaymakers.

He also informed Minister Hanekom and his delegation that Seychelles' presence at the meetings Africa exhibition (Africa's biggest MICE exhibition showcase) confirmed the fact that Seychelles is positioning itself as a top MICE destination in the region.

Minister Hanekom said that Meetings Africa event is important in giving African countries an opportunity to showcase what they have to offer to the world.

Meetings Africa is the biggest business events trade show on the African continent. The event positions South Africa and the continent as a capable, experienced, strategic, and the best business event destination in the world.

The exhibition took place from Tuesday, February 24, to Wednesday, February 25, 2015, and Air Seychelles, Creole Travel Services, and Masons Travel exhibited with the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) at the event.

"I am convinced that the Seychelles is one of the most beautiful places on Earth," said the Minister.