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This newsletter is sent to 1475 persons, in English (689), French (703)
(83). These subscriptions come from 57 different countries: Algeria,
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Belize, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil,
Canada, Czech Rep., Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, India,
Ireland, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Lebanon, Luxemburg, Mexico, Morocco,
Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Rumania, Russia,
Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand,
Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vietnam.
Since our last newsletter, new countries are represented : Chile, Estonia,
Iran, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malaysia and Venezuela. Welcome to all.
Tuesday , February 13, 2001.
After several months of pause, we send you a new newsletter, to herald the
of the new "The World of Islands" web site and the official
floating of MDI International.
We also seize the opportunity, to thank you for your fidelity. All the
of Islands" team, thanks you for this.
CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE
1. What are "The World of Islands"
and MDI International ?
2. The new "World of Islands" services.
3. Our services for the tourism
professionals and the tourist authorities.
4. The special offers
5. Free brochures
6. "The World of Islands" newsletter
7. Questions & suggestions
1. WHAT ARE "THE WORLD OF ISLANDS" AND ET MDI
MDI International is a communication, promotion and representation
represent tourism authorities and the tourist industry of the islands, by
general public and the travel professionals in France, in Europe and in
MDI International IS NOT a travel agency ! We take charge of your
by the professionals that we represent, but the payment will directly be
by the professionals (most of the time, at the end of your stay). We are
try to establish partnerships with travel agencies, in various countries,
enable, to those that like it, to make their bookings by a partner travel
in their home country.
We want to remain faithful to our first objective : help and inform, free
charge, the travelers and every persons interested in the world of
In some weeks, we shall open a free CALL CENTRE, that you would be able to
not only by e-mail, but also by telephone, fax and postal mail. You would
able to ask us for questions concerning islands and to request free
and leaflets of our partners
At this time, you can contact us by e-mail : email@example.com
fax : + 33 (0)3 90 204 506.
2. THE NEW "WORLD OF ISLANDS" SERVICES.
New services were added to the "World of Islands" web site.
Now, you can discover more than 3.000 ISLANDS, each with an individual
sheet. These index cards will be completed later, by a more detailed
page of the island, with numerous practical information. In the meantime,
can obtain all the needed information, like the coordinates of the tourist
by contacting us by e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
We have also developed, the means to find an island (alphabetical order,
order, themes, ...). These means were also set up to find a professional
island. The number of participating professionals incrase and we shall not
to inform you, in the next issue of this newsletter, about the new
When you visit the web site, you will notice that numerous new sections
been added. Regularly, these
sections will be updated with new articles.
Please, do not forget to discover, a new exclusive service of the
"World of Islands"
: the free assistance and organization of your journeys on islands.
If you have suggestions for new sections or subjects that you would like
developed on "The World of Islands", you can write to us to email@example.com
. Thank you in advance.
3. OUR SERVICES FOR THE TOURISM
PROFESSIONALS AND THE TOURIST AUTHORITIES.
If you are a professional on an island or if you have a property on an
various membership possibilities are proposed. To discover these
please visit the pages which are dedicated to the professionals at the
you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
New services are also offered to tour-operators and travel agencies (http://www.world-of-islands.com/Professionnels/Participation/TO_AV_en.htm
). Especially, you can send us your travel offers concerning islands, that
shall publish, free of charge, on our web site. For more information,
contact us at email@example.com.
Specific services are also reserved to the journalists and the medias
For more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
4. THE SPECIAL OFFERS
At present, we work on a new data base, about travel offers on the
are offered by tour operators worldwide and by the professionals of the
that we represent. To render these offers, more attractive, we try to
advantages for the "World of Islands" Internet users. This data
base is still
under construction, that's why you can not consult these offers, before
days. We will inform you, by the mean of this newsletter, when these
In the index cards of the professionals, "World of Islands"
members, you will
be able to discover exclusive advantages, reserved for the web site
(discounts, free nights, gifts, ...).
5. FREE BROCHURES
Our brochures request service is momentarily adjourned, as we reorganize
service. Indeed, we wish to offer you a better service and to do so, we
again with the different tourist authorities of the islands, so that you
receive your brochures, as fast as possible. Furthermore, new destinations
be added to the already available offers.
6. "THE WORLD OF ISLANDS" NEWSLETTER
This newsletter informs you about novelties and changes, on "The
World of Islands"
web site. The periodicity will be variable, according to the current
The newsletter will be sent at most once a week and at least once a month.
For the moment, this newsletter is sent in TEXT format, as many mail
do not accept the HTML format. Nevertheless, the HTML format would render
newsletter more attractive and more interactive. That is why, we would
the choice between these two formats.
If you want to receive the next issue of this newsletter, in HTML format,
send an e-mail to email@example.com,
with "HTML" in the subject
field and the following information : your last and first name, your
the chosen language (French, English or German).
On the contrary, if you want to receive the newsletter in TEXT format (as
you have to do nothing. This one will be sent to you automatically.
7. QUESTIONS & SUGGESTIONS
Please, do not hesitate to ask us your questions about islands. We would
to answer them or to give you the coordinates of someone, who would be
Furthermore, all your comments and suggestions about the new "World
web site or this newsletter, will be welcome.
You can send your inquiries and your suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you to take the time to read the new "World of Islands"
Hope to see you soon, on "The World of Islands" web site.
The World of Islands