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Qatar Airways to increase UK holidaymakers options to the Seychelles

Posted 19 October 2016 · Add Comment

Qatar Airways will provide UK holidaymakers with greater access to the Seychelles with daily flights via Doha starting on December 12, 2016.

Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker, said: “Over recent years Qatar Airways has seen significant growth, expanding its worldwide footprint to provide more opportunities for global leisure travellers to premium destinations such as the Seychelles. When travelling with Qatar Airways we ensure that our passengers’ dream holiday starts with an extraordinary journey on board, where they truly experience the warmth of Middle Eastern hospitality, world-class service, award-winning cuisine and in-flight entertainment.”

Seychelles Minister of Tourism and Culture, Alain St. Ange, said: “It gives me great pleasure to see Qatar Airways serving the Seychelles. Our partnership has always been a very positive one. I know that the airline is very popular with the local community and we all look forward to many more years of fruitful cooperation and increased tourism business to our shores.”

Seychelles Tourism Board, chief executive officer, Sherin Naiken, added: “The Seychelles Tourism Board is very happy to welcome Qatar Airways. We are looking forward to building a partnership with the airline that will foster the development of tourism and growth of local business.”

Flights via Doha are available from London Heathrow, Manchester, Birmingham and Edinburgh.

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