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The PNQ question tabled by the leader of the opposition in the assembly, Wavel Ramkalawan, was seeking clarification on the agreement that Seychelles signed with Abu Dhabi Airports company last month for the redevelopment of the Seychelles’ international airport. Firstly, Mr Ramkalawan wanted to know what new infrastructures are being proposed under the proposed redevelopment project, secondly reasons as to why the Abu Dhabi Airports company has received the contract and if there was any tender procedures involved for the project and lastly what benefits the company will reap for its investment in the project. Minister St.Ange started his statement…
An important historical anniversary on this 1st November. 260 years ago, on Monday the 1st of November 1756, Captain Nicholas Morphey took possession of the Seychelles islands in the name of the King of France, gave the name SECHELLE and laid the Stone of Possession at what is now Lapoudriere in Victoria on the main island of Mahe. Seychelles was uninhabited when it was discovered. The mid-ocean islands of the Seychelles is today an Independent Country. Danny Faure is President of the archipelago, Patrick Pillay is Speaker of the National Assembly and Mathilda Twomey os Chief Justice. It obtained its…
A 16 strong member delegation consisting of hotels, airlines and DMC’s in the Seychelles headed by the Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports & Marine Alain St Ange and the CEO of the Tourism Board Sherin Francis will shortly be heading to the United Kingdom to attend the World Travel Market exhibition at the Excel in London from the 07-10th November 2016. The delegation comprises of the following companies and participants - 7 South – Mrs Anna Butler Payette, Creole Travel Services – Mr Guillaume Albert and Ms Blaisila Hoffman, Masons Travel – Mr Lenny Alvis, Air Seychelles - Mr…
The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports & Marine Alain St.Ange has visited four entities which fall under the new extended ministry. The bodies are Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA), Air Seychelles, Seychelles Ports Authority (SPA) and the Seychelles Maritime Safety Administration (SMSA). Minister St.Ange who was being accompanied by the principal secretary for tourism Anne Lafortune and that for civil aviation, ports and marine Garry Albert, and the chief executive of the Seychelles Tourism Board Sherin Francis used the first working day after the announcement of the government reshuffle to meet the heads of the new ministry. The first…

CHANGING THE FACE OF CASINOS IN THE SEYCHELLES

Wednesday, 02 November 2016 11:59
Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine recently unveiled the opening plaques at the new Club Liberté Casino lacerated at Located adjacent to the Four Seasons Resort at Petite Anse, Seychelles. Club Liberté is an entertainment center offering gaming, live entertainment, light meals and bar service. The main casino gaming floor offers four single zero roulette, two poker and three blackjack tables, plus there will be a unique and exclusive VIP gaming room offering roulette, blackjack and punto banco or poker. Thirty-one of the latest electronic gaming machines are available and include the most…
Festival Kreol is a celebration of our Seychellois culture in all its aspects and we must keep supporting it as this event unites us as a nation. The former Minister for Tourism and Culture Alain St.Ange who now heads the Ministry for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, echoed these words in his address during the official ceremony to mark the International Creole Day. Minister St.Ange who was also the President of the Festival Kreol organising committee said the event is a reminder that we are one people with one beautiful culture which we must preserve and appreciate. He thanked…
The Seychelles Tourism Board launched branded taxi advertising campaign in the French capital Paris and German city of Frankfurt as part of its communication plan for the autumn-winter promotional season. The campaign involved 200 taxis circulating day and night during the entire month of October and beginning November, transporting the branded visuals of the destination with the tag line “Seychelles, the call of the islands”. "We opted for the October-November as it is the beginning of our promotional season and also because the western European cities tends to be grey and foggy during this period, hence the contrast impact of…
The Festival Kreol currently taking place in Victoria, the Capital of the Creole World brought together the Regional President of Reunion Island and the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture and presented the opportunity for a one on one bilateral meeting. Regional President Didier Robert and Minister Alain St.Ange spent a good hour analyzing areas of existing cooperation and assessing achievements under their watch. Six main points were touched on and these included Aviation and the need for more air access between the islands of the Indian Ocean, Cruise Ship business in the Indian Ocean and the desire to…
The Ministry of Tourism and Culture has continued to encourage tourism establishments in Seychelles to promote our local culture. "It is pleasing to see that many of the hotels be it large or small, restaurants and other tourism-related businesses have responded to this call and has placed culture at the core of their marketing and day to day programs. During this year’s Festival Kreol, which is a celebration of our creole identity and culture, the H-Resort located in the northern part of Seychelles’ main island of Mahe, has taken part in the celebrations" said Minister St.Ange. The H-Resort launched its…
Ser Frer Seselwa, Ser Kreol, Sa lannen nou akey Lazournen Enternasyonal Kreol dan en fason spesyal. Depi bann premye lannen ki nou pe fer sa festival, ozordi nou ganny sans vreman onor le 28 Oktob parske nou pe fer nou seremoni ofisyel sa zour menm. Louvertir ofisyel donk pou annan en sinifikasyon spesyal pour nou, ki i Seselwa, ki i Morisyen, ki i Rodrige, Renyonnen, oubyen en Kreol Karaib. Sa lannen i osi mark en peryod dan listwar Sesel, kot nou pe fer fas avek bann sanzman istorik lo lasenn politik. I en peryod tranzisyon kot tou dimoun i preokipe…
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