Indian Ocean Showcase

Thank you to those who joined the Travel Bulletin team for our Indian Ocean Showcase in Chelmsford on Tuesday 31st January. We hope you learnt lots of new information about our wonderful exhibitors and enjoyed catching up with one another.

We would like to say a special thank you to our exhibitors for supporting us Hummingbird, Crossroads Maldives, Seychelles, Heritance Aarah, Ponant, Finolhu Maldives and Maldives.


Hummingbird Travel is a wholesaler and ground handler for the Indian Ocean, specialising in the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Mauritius & Seychelles. Operating in the Indian Ocean for over 25 years, we are proud to say we have unrivalled knowledge of the destinations we feature. Our main focus is to make the destinations easy and accessible to our clients through negotiating the most competitive rates and offering years of expertise. We supply our clients with all the information and sales tools they need to sell the destinations with confidence. Clients will have access to our online booking system with live availability and, there is the unique advantage as a DMC of offices in the UK, Maldives & Sri Lanka

CROSSROADS is the Maldives first multi-island, fully integrated leisure destination, offering the true Maldivian experience plus SO much more! Comprised of the marina, Hard Rock Hotel Maldives and SAii Lagoon Maldives and located just 15 minutes by speedboat from Male airport, Crossroads offers unrivalled shopping, dining & entertainment experiences plus a range of top class accommodation.

The Seychelles archipelago is 115 islands scattered across the western Indian Ocean, 115 islands of pristine beauty unaltered since the dawn of time. Islands where magnificent granite boulders amongst the oldest on Earth, flank powder-soft beaches often rated among the most beautiful on the planet.
A place like no other and another world entirely

Heritance Aarah, a 150 villa 5 star hotel was built in 2019 and has already won awards for the incredible food produced in the six restaurants along with five bars around the resort. A wealth of land and water-based activities make the resort a perfect family escape with kids club and plenty of child friendly activities on offer

As a true expert in the destinations visited, PONANT has navigated the world's seas for over 30 years and offers more than 450 cruises each year. PONANT also has the choice of several categories of ships to match your travel desires from Caribbean to Indian Ocean, Polar regions to Tahiti

Finolhu, meaning sandbank, is located in Baa Atoll, a biosphere reserve protected by UNESCO. The resort consists of four islands , 125 beachfront and overwater villas (more than half with private pool). A proud member of Design Hotels, Finolhu puts a playful twist on luxury.

The Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) is the National Tourism Office responsible for marketing the Maldives as a tourist destination worldwide with the vision to be the most desired holiday destination in the world exemplifying timeless appeal. We invite you to the sunny side of life and collect everlasting memories of the unique experiences in the Maldives.