Seychelles wins 2018 Tourism Award by UK’s LUX magazine

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) has added yet another award bestowed upon the island destination to its ever-growing collection.

Seychelles has been named the ‘Best Indian Ocean Luxury Travel Destination’ as part of the 2018 Tourism Awards by LUX magazine in the UK. LUX magazine features all aspect of high end lifestyle, including the finest, food and drink, hotels and resorts, health and beauty, automotive, jewellery, art and technology.

Boasting powder-white beaches and clear, tranquil turquoise waters, Seychelles -- a 115-island archipelago, is a famed beach holiday destination. The destination’s luxury accommodations, unspoilt natural beauty and exclusivity have also

played host to a stream of honeymoons and romantic getaways for the rich and famous.

In a growing competitive luxury market, with increasingly extensive services, the award is of great significance and showcases the Seychelles’ strong position in the industry. The Chief Executive of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Sherin Francis, said: “This award reinforces our prominent position in today’s competitive luxury market. It has huge significance, and we are pleased to be recognized for going above and beyond for our clients.”  LUX magazine’s Tourism Awards is designed to showcase the very best and reward those succeeding within one of the world’s most extravagant industries and truly exceeding their clients’ expectations.

According to the magazine’s website, the 2018 Tourism Awards are purely based upon merit, adding that its in-house research team went in-depth, to find the industry firms and leaders most deserving of being acknowledged for their outstanding performances within the sector.

Seychelles wins 2018 Tourism Award by UKs LUX magazine