Radisson Hotel Group has identified the Indian Ocean as a key market in its African development strategy and plans to double its hotel and resort portfolio in Indian Ocean by 2022.
British cruise line, Cruise & Maritime Voyages, announced the launch of a new 78-night Grand Africa & Indian Ocean Voyage.
In what has been described as a landmark agreement, the Seychelles has committed to protecting large areas of the Indian Ocean to help clear USD21 million of its national debt.
Austrian Airlines announced flight services to the Seychelles starting October 25.
Aiming to expand its hospitality offering in the Indian Ocean, AVANI Hotels & Resorts has recently unveiled plans to open AVANI Bel-Ombre Mauritius Resort & Spa.
In a bid to further expand its hospitality offerings, Anantara Kalutara Resort has unveiled plans to open a 680 m2 ballroom in July, offering guests a unique setting for weddings, meetings, events and corporate retreats.
An affiliate of KSL Capital Partners (KSL) has completed the acquisition of Outrigger Hotels and Resorts, which comprises of all the hotel chain's holdings, including its portfolio of 37 multi-branded hotels, condominiums and vacation resort properties throughout Hawaii and the Asia Pacific - Indian Ocean region.
Banyan Tree Ungasan Bali has introduced a number of new wedding venues, offering couples the opportunity to choose from a variety of backdrops.