Indian Ocean Showcase, Harrogate

Thank you to those who joined the Travel Bulletin team for our Indian Ocean Showcase in Harrogate on Monday 15th November. We hope you learnt lots a of new information about our wonder exhibitors and enjoyed catching up with colleagues.

We would like to say a special thank you to our exhibitors for supporting us Hummingbird Travel, Seychelles Tourism Board, The Standard Hotels, | Lily Beach Resort & Spa | Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa and Finolhu Maldives.


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.

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.

Ari Atoll, LilyBeach Resort & Spa was named the best all-inclusive resort in the Maldives and Asia in 2019 and2020, and number 11 in the world, by TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Awards. Lily Beach Resort & Spa was again crowned in the category of "Best Luxury All-Inclusive Resort in the Maldives" by the Luxury Lifestyle Awards2021. The award recognizes Lily Beach's excellent all-inclusive Platinum plan, unparalleled friendly service culture, and overall resort experience that offers something for everyone, whether families or couples.

Whether exploring the natural beauty of the island, snorkeling in our protected house reef or deep diving The Standard Huruvalhi, Maldives is the perfect destination for a romantic escape, getaway with friends, or a family holiday. All of our 115 villas have their own private plunge pool and sun deck.

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.