Home | E-Newsletter Issue 72 | Destination March 2013

Israeli Travel Agency Medraft Spirit 25th Charter Flight to Seychelles
by STB

Arrivals on El Al Airline, Seychelles Latroup Nasyonal welcoming the arrivals and the General Manager and owner of Medraft Spirit, Mrs Tali Dative
The first Air Seychelles flight from Hong Kong touched down Tuesday morning at 6:30am and this was not the only flight to touch down at the Seychelles International Airport. Late in the afternoon was the arrival of “El Al” an Israeli Airline jet, chartered by the travel agency Medraft Spirit.

“Our company "Medraft Spirit" operates charters to Seychelles since September 2007; actually this is our "silver" flight being the 25th flight to your lovely shores. We are the only tour operator in Israel dealing with Seychelles on a permanent basis twice a year during our holidays. We have started off with Group Business and since October 2009 our focus has shifted to FIT clients. The hotels that we feature vary from the 3 stars all the way to the luxurious ends like Frégate, Maia, Denis and Desroches,” said the General Manager and owner of Medraft Spirit, Mrs Tali Yativ.

This is Mrs Tali Yativ 25th visit to the Seychelles. Altogether, there were a total of 270 visitors on the flight, including 50 repeat visitors and included many families. Same as Air Seychelles Flight from Hong Kong, the Israeli’s visitors were treated to the traditional music of the “Latroup Nasyonal,” performing some of our Seychelles favourite songs such as “Going back to the Seychelles.”

Also at the airport to welcome them were the staff of the Seychelles Tourism Board and representatives of Mason’s Travel, headed by the destination management company (DMC), Debra Malbrook. Mason’s Travel is the local ground handling agent taking care of most accommodation, transfers and excursions.

The visitors will be staying at several resorts such as Constance Ephelia, Le Méridien, Barbarons, Kempinski, Hilton, Four Seasons, Maia and Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay.

Medraft Spirit also operates tours to Mauritius and Maldives, but Seychelles has the highest percentage of visitors.