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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Seychelles Tourism Board at The New York Times Travel Show 2018 Edition

Seychelles showcased at the 2018 edition of the New York Times Travel Show

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) was once again present at the New York Times Travel Show at the Jacob K Javits Convention Center, in New York, USA.

The 2018 edition of the event, which was celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, was held from January 26 to 28, 2018.

STB is actively working to position Seychelles as a destination of choice among North American travellers seeking an exotic island holiday location, especially those travelling to the Middle East and Africa.

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Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island opening in March creates media buzz

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island opening in March creates media buzz

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island, due to open to holidaymakers in the first quarter of 2018, is already generating media attention.

The new luxury resort, which will feature some 71 lodgings including beach bungalows, villas, suites and private residence villas, has made it to CNN Travel’s ‘Hot new hotels to check into in 2018.’

The CNN listing describes the new Four Seasons Resort at Desroches Island as one which will offer secluded luxury for wannabe Robinson Crusoes.

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