Silhouette Island, the third largest islet in the Seychelles, boasts a 1.5km sandy beach on one site, and green mountain tops on the other, and is home to Silhouette National Park.
“[Spa and wellness] is a vital part of our tourism industry, hence, the number of unparalleled exquisite spas in terms of splendour and luxury are as legendary as our unique island resort hotels,” commented Mohamed Riyaz,
Hong Kong’s flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways served nearly 600,000 passengers from the Middle East in 2014. Although the figure slightly decreased in 2015, the company remains focussed on adjusting its routes and frequency according to demand and market conditions.
The tourism board’s confidence in the Middle Eastern market is reflected in Hong Kong’s industry stakeholders’ views. As Hildebrand noted, W Hong Kong is still at the early stages of exploring the potentially lucrative Middle Eastern market.