Tourism Minister welcomes setting up of new Seychelles Tour Guide Association

Tourism Minister welcomes setting up of new Seychelles Tour Guide Association

The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Maurice Loustau-Lalanne has welcomed the setting up a new association for tour guides in Seychelles.

The Minister attended the launching of the Seychelles Tour Guide Association at the CEPS Conference Room at Orion Mall on Tuesday.

The Principal Secretary for Tourism, Anne Lafortune, Chief Executive of the Seychelles Licensing Authority (SLA), Andre Pool, Principal of the Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA), Flavien Joubert, and other officials of the tourism department, STA and SLA were also in attendance.

Read more ...

The new Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches is now open for guests

The new Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches is now open for guests

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches, the newest luxury resort in Seychelles, is welcoming its first guests this Thursday March 1, 2018.

The resort features 71 lodgings, offering a choice of beach bungalows, villas, suites and multi-bedroom Residences, all with private pool and direct beach access.

Desroches, which is part of the Amirantes group, is administered by the Island Development Company (IDC), and can be reached in 35 minutes by plane from the main island, Mahé.

Read more ...

Minister for Tourism Civil Aviation Ports and Marine tours international airlines offices in Victoria

Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports, and Marine tours international airlines’ offices in Victoria

The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Ambassador Maurice Loustau-Lalanne has visited the premises of five international airlines with a permanent presence in Seychelles. 

The visit was conducted on Friday February 23, 2018.

The minister was accompanied by the Principal Secretary for Tourism, Anne Lafortune, Principal Secretary for Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Garry Albert, and Chief Executive of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Sherin Francis.

Read more ...

14022018 Kempinksi-Seychelles LTG-Luxury-Eco-Friendly-Hotel-001

Kempinski Seychelles Resort recognized by Luxury Travel Guide for eco-friendly efforts

Kempinski Seychelles Resort is the winner of the Luxury Travel Guide’s Luxury Eco-Friendly Hotel Award for Seychelles. 

The accolade, which recognizes the resort’s efforts to adopt sustainable practices, was announced earlier last week.

Some of the sustainable practices adopted by Kempinski Seychelles Resort include having its own on-site water-treatment plant to recycle water, which is used for landscaping purposes.

Read more ...

Seychelles Tourism Academy renews decade-old agreement with Constance Training Academy Shannon College of Hotel Management joins partnership

Seychelles Tourism Academy renews decade-old agreement with Constance Training Academy, Shannon College of Hotel Management joins partnership

To mark 10 years of successful collaboration this year, the Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA) and Mauritius’ Constance Hospitality Training Centre have renewed their partnership, which started in 2008.

The two institutions have signed a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which now includes a third party, the Shannon College of Hotel Management -- a recognised college of the National University of Ireland.

This took place on Tuesday, in a short ceremony at the headquarters of the Ministry of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, at Botanical House, Mont Fleuri.

Read more ...

EMITT

Seychelles Tourism Board takes part in EMITT 2018, strengthens presence in Turkey

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) has taken part in the 22nd East Mediterranean International Tourism and Travel Exhibition (EMITT) in Istanbul, Turkey.

The 2018 edition of the event was held at the Tüyap Fair Convention and Congress Center, from January 25 to 28, 2018.

STB’s Director in Italy, Monette Rose and Marketing Executive, Christina Cecile, represented Seychelles at the travel exhibition. This was the perfect platform to boost Seychelles’ profile in Turkey, which has the potential to become a growing tourism market for the island destination.

Read more ...