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Minister Alain St.Ange, the Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture of the Seychelles left Comoros on Tuesday afternoon to Mayotte Island saying that his working visit to the island of Comoros had been a success.>Minister Bahiat Massoundi, the Comoros Minister responsible for Post Offices, Telecommunication, new Information Technology, Communication, Transport and Tourism had personally made time to meet the Minister from the Seychelles, who was also in the Comoros in his capacity as President of the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands. The Minister of the Comoros also used the visit to table concrete propositions for discussion and this will include the…
Mr Daniel Zaidini, President of the island of Mayotte met with Minister Alain St.Ange, the Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture and the current President of the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands as he transited Mayotte. Minister St.Ange was travelling to La Reunion Island after having attended the Vanilla Islands Tourism Offices and Tourism Boards representatives that was held in the Comoros.President Daniel Zaidini and Minister St.Ange had previously met at Top Resa, the Tourism Trade Fair of France where many areas of cooperation were discussed.At this latest meeting between President Daniel Zaidini of Mayotte and Minister Alain St.Ange of the…
Local designer, Santacha Hoareau has again managed to wow local audiences, after Miss Seychelles... Another World 2013 was spotted wearing one of her creations at the Seychelles Chamber of Commerce and Industries (SCCI) awards.Current Beauty Queen Agnes Gerry is no stranger to wearing Santacha Seychelles creations – she also sported some of the young designer’s clothes during the contest in May.However, for the SCCI Awards, Santacha outdid her usual creations with the long blue flowing gown Anges wore.The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) – the organiser of Miss Seychelles... Another World – said it was one of its aims to continually…
The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) expects to attract even more visitors from Germany, now that it is official that the Indian Island state is the official partner country in hosting the Reisen Hamburg fair next year.The travel fair - classed as the top tourism show to take place in Northern Germany – will begin on February 5 2014 and will end on February 9 2014 at the Hamburg fairgrounds.The head of STB German office, Edith Hunzinger explained that the fair will help further raise Seychelles’ profile in an area that the board deems important to the local tourism industry.Last year,…
The Minister responsible for Tourism & Culture, Mr Alain St.Ange has beed named by the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA) to sit on the World Tourism Leader’s Summit. The subject of the Summit is World Tourism- New Initiatives and this will be taking place during the 2014 ITB Berlin.Other Invited Speakers will include Taleb Rifai, the Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Martin Buck, the Vice President of Messe Berlin GmbH, Martin Craigs, the CEO of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Roger Dow, the President of the US Travel Association, Michael Frenzel, the Chairman of WTTC,…
As of next year, visitors to the STB website will have a cleaner and more attractive page informing them of Seychelles as a holiday destination as well as help them plan their holiday in the country.The board has already laid the groundwork to make the website a reality through the many conferences and workshops its representatives attended during the year. The trainings have helped to give the STB representatives the knowledge needed to kick-start the project.The latest step in the STB’s project to increase its online visibility was the board’s Chief Executive Officer, Sherin Naiken signing a contract with Impart…
The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) chief executive officer, Sherin Naiken urged her staff as well as the tourism trade partners to double their efforts in order to ensure the continued prosperity of the island's tourism industry.Ms Naiken made the appeal at the closing ceremony of the STB’s annual marketing meeting – an event held to assess the market and strategise for the coming year."We all need to continue to be working in close collaboration and with the interests of the nation at heart," said Ms Naiken.Held over a period of two days in November, representatives from Seychelles Tourism Board's offices…
The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) is forging ahead with its agenda of knowing the product it is selling in the Inner Islands of Praslin and La Digue, by sending a group of staff to experience such establishments first hand.The Seychelles Tourism Board’s employees were introduced to the many hotels and guests houses available for visitors on both Praslin and La Digue over the weekend.Among those taking part in the trip were representatives from the Marketing section, Information Offices as well as Public Relations.“We are hoping that as the staff get to experience the tourism establishments first hand, it will arm…
LONDON, United Kingdom (November 19, 2013) - A meeting which could herald significant tourism based links between two of the world’s prominent island groupings, took place on November 5, 2013 at London’s World Travel Market.The Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Organisation (VIO) President, Seychelles Tourism and Culture Minister Alain St.Ange who was accompanied by Derek Savy, the VIO’s Director of Marketing, met with Mrs. Beverly Nicholson-Doty, Chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation in the company of the CTO’s Director of Marketing UK and Europe, Mrs. Carol Hay to discuss strategic collaboration between the two island groupings.The Caribbean and Indian Ocean island…

Ayubowan Seychelles

Monday, 30 December 2013 00:00
Seychellois looking for a different shopping experience may now do so to their hearts’ content in Colombo, Sri Lanka.Now that the Seychelles and Sri Lanka have established air links through the bi-weekly Mihin Lanka flights to Mahe, residents and visitors from both destinations may do so regularly.It was through a media familiarisation trip, that a group of local journalists including a representative from the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) have explored and discovered the many wonders the Indian Ocean Island has to offer.In fact at first glance, Sri Lankan cuisine – with its abundant fish dishes – does not differ greatly…
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