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Seychelles to welcome British Airways back in March 2018

British Airways has announced that it will be resuming scheduled flights to Seychelles as from March 2018.

The United Kingdom’s flag carrier, also one of the world's leading scheduled international passenger airlines, will launch direct flights to Seychelles as of March 24, 2018.

British Airways will be resuming flights to Seychelles, after over a decade of not flying to the Indian Ocean island destination. It will operate non-stop twice-weekly flights from the London Heathrow airport to Seychelles from March to October, offering more choice to sun-seeking holidaymakers.

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The Seychelles Yachting Association benefits from shooting of new UK comedy series

The Seychelles Tourism Board has made a contribution of SR 10,000 to the Seychelles Yachting Association, linked to the recent shooting of an upcoming comedy series to be aired in the UK.

The Chief Executive of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Mrs. Sherin Francis, presented the SR 10,000 cheque to the Chairman of the Seychelles Yachting Association, Alain Alcindor, at the STB Headquarters at Botanical House, on Friday.

This was in the presence of STB’s Deputy Chief Executive Jenifer Sinon, Senior Marketing Executive Maria Morel and the Secretary of the Seychelles Yachting Association, Betty Alcindor.

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Seychelles increases its visibility in Chengdu, in China’s southwestern Sichuan province

Seychelles has gained added visibility in Chengdu -- the capital of the southwestern Sichuan province, which is among the top sources of outbound tourism from China.

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Ambassador Maurice Loustau-Lalanne gave a press conference and several media interviews in Chengdu last week.

This was following the signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the China National Tourism Administration to enhance tourism cooperation between Seychelles and China, in the margins of the 22nd General Assembly of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

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Seychelles and China renew agreement on cooperation in the tourism sector

Ambassador Maurice Loustau-Lalanne, the Seychelles’ Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine and Dr. Li Jinzao, the Chairman of the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on tourism cooperation.

The MoU was signed on Monday 11th September 2017, in the margins of the 22nd General Assembly of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), which is being held in Chengdu, China. The 11th -16th September gathering is being held under the theme Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – Journey to 2030.

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Regional tourism body appoints Seychellois Kenneth Racombo as acting Chief Executive

Seychellois Kenneth Racombo has been appointed the acting Chief Executive of the Regional Tourism Organisation of Southern Africa (RETOSA).

His appointment took effect on Thursday September 7, 2017.

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Fabrice Collot is Banyan Tree Seychelles’ new General Manager

Banyan Tree Seychelles has a new General Manager, Fabrice Collot, who took over the overall running, administration and service standards of the hotel in August this year.

Mr Collot, a French native, joins Banyan Tree Seychelles with a wealth of expertise in the field of administration and hospitality. He has over 27 years of experience in senior management roles across four continents.

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