On behalf on Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Wellness Resort and the domaine Heritage Bel Ombre, Simone Roesel participated at the ICJ MICE Event in Munich.
On the 05th June we had been at the Travel Impressions roadshow for our luxury LHW hotel Nobu Miami Beach meeting luxury trade and MICE partners.
On the 20th and 21st of March we had been at the leading hotels of the world roadshow for our luxury hotel UNICO 20 87 Riviera Maya celebrating leadings 90th birsthday in Munich and Zurich, meeting luxury trade and MICE partners.
On the 11th IKUONI Reisen Switzerland had invited the owners and managers of their top 80 travel agencies to a networking workshop in Lenk. There were plenty of hotel partners from around the world preseting their products and we also had the pleasure to represent the during this event.
It was interesting to catch up with other partners and especially to talk to travel agent partners from all areas of Switzerland.
In December 2017 Veranda & Heritage Resorts in cooperation with Air Mauritius invited 8 top travel agents on a trip to Mauritius to experience our resorts and the multiple activities both VLH brands has to offer. First visit on the program was the charming and newly renovated Adults Only boutique Hotel Veranda Paul & Virginie, after the long flight and the transfer, we enjoyed the breakfast and the neck and shoulder massage in the Seven Colour Spa of the hotel.
After a shower we drove along the northern coastal road through Grand Baie to Pointe aux Pixments for a site inspection and cooking session in Veranda Pointe aux Biches – We were welcomed by a sega dance group and even had the possibility to join the dancing. After the self-cooked lunch it was time to go back for a few hours rest and enjoying the sun and the pools in Veranda Paul & Virginie and then get ready for dinner.
The second day we spend the full day on the Veranda Catamaran cruising in the lagoon, snorkelling, having a nice BBQ on the boat and then spending a few hours on a lonely island.
Late in afternoon we returned to the hotel where our transfer was already waiting to take us to our next stop Veranda Grand Baie. We arrived in time for second sega lesson and to enjoy the beautiful sunset. In the evening we had a really nice dinner on the beach with rum tasting and later we had a look at the night life in Grand Baie.
The next morning our trip continued, we crossed the island and drove to the east coast for a cocktail session and site inspection in our small All-Inclusive hotel Veranda Palmar Beach Resort. Located on one of the most beautiful beaches on the Island Belle Mare Plage.After a light snack we drove to the south, stopping at the sacred lake before reaching the domaine Heritage Bel Ombre, where we checked in the newly renovated 5* plus resort Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Wellness Resort. We enjoyed a very nice lunch in the newly build beach restaurant and then we had a breathing session in the Wellness Pavilion, a very special experience.
In the evening we visited the Heritage Chateau Bel Ombre, where we enjoyed the exquisite cuisine and the fantastic service in this very special setting. Later we had a late night drink in Heritage Awali and enjoyed the very special atmosphere in this African style hotel.
After breakfast it was time to get on the quads in the Heritage nature reserve for a two hour safari to watch the wildlife, the nature and the waterfall. Amazing tour and everybody were surprised to see the size of the domaine . In the afternoon the participants had chosen different activities, golf and stand up paddling and everyone enjoyed themselves.
On the last evening we enjoyed a very special meal in the GinJa restaurant on the beach. What a great way to round up a fantastic and intensive trip.
In cooperation with Air Tahiti Nui, Tahiti Tourisme invited 8 tour operators to The Islands of Tahiti. During our stay we experienced the islands of Tahiti, Moorea, Raiatea, Bora Bora and Rangiroa.
During the 8 days we had a perfect combination of site inspections and excursions. We get to know the different types of accommodation, the uniqueness of the destination and its islands lifestyle.
With a group of 10 ladies we take a lot of pictures, below a few impressions.
In cooperation with various partners we invited 8 tour operators to the smiling coast of Africa: The Gambia. During our one week stay we experienced the remarkable hospitality of the Gamians, saw the beauty of the green season and tasted delicacies of the West African cuisine. Our participants also had th ehonour to dine with Hon. Hamat N.K. Bah, Minister of Tourism and Culture, Abdoulie Hydara, director general of GTBoard and other high level personalities in The Gambia.
We would like to extend our gratitude and thanks to Brussels Airlines, Djembe Beach Hotel, Balafon Beach Resort and the incoming agencies Afrrican Adventure Tours, Discovery Tours, Gambia Tours and West African Tours for their support with this fam trip. A big thank you also to our extensively knowledgable guide Mamou. Moreover we thank all other partners that contributed to this unforgettable stay.