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CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board addresses the IORA (Indian Ocean Rim Association) historic Tourism Ministerial Meeting in Seychelles

CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board addresses the IORA (Indian Ocean Rim Association) historic Tourism Ministerial Meeting in Seychelles

Sherin Naiken, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, was one of the few experts and high officials from the different tourism bodies who was invited to address the historic Tourism Ministerial Meeting that was held in the Seychelles last weekend by … November 24, 2014
Tourism ministers pledge to achieve common goal in the Indian Ocean region

Tourism ministers pledge to achieve common goal in the Indian Ocean region

The tourism ministers who were in Seychelles to attend the Indian Ocean Rim Association IORA) tourism ministerial meeting being held at Savoy Resort and Spa have pledged to work together to promote this vital industry in the Indian Ocean region.

A … November 24, 2014
Tourism personalities lineup announced for February’s International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) meeting in South Africa

Tourism personalities lineup announced for February’s International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) meeting in South Africa

Dr. Louis J. D’Amore, the IIPT (International Institute for Peace through Tourism) Founder and President has now confirmed the lineup of tourism personalities who will address the IIPT World Symposium: Cultivating Sustainable and Peaceful Communities … November 24, 2014
Indian Ocean Rim member states should join forces in pushing the tourism wheel barrow

Indian Ocean Rim member states should join forces in pushing the tourism wheel barrow

Seychelles echoed a strong message to members of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Tourism Ministerial Meeting to unite their strengths and push forward the tourism wheel barrow for the development of the regional tourism industry.

Addressing … November 24, 2014
Subios to remain a "teacher" of our marine world to the younger generation

Subios to remain a "teacher" of our marine world to the younger generation

Subios, the Seychelles Festival of the Sea, should maintain its role as the “teacher” for young people concerning the island's unique marine environment.

These words were echoed by the Seychelles Tourism Board's Chief Executive, Sherin Naiken, … November 24, 2014
Vanilla Islands CEO to address IORA (Indian Ocean Rim Association)

Vanilla Islands CEO to address IORA (Indian Ocean Rim Association)

Pascal Viroleau, the CEO of the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Organization, is one of the tourism personalities invited to attend and address the historical Tourism Ministerial Meeting organized by the IORA (Indian Ocean Rim Association) in the Seychelles.

This … November 24, 2014
Beauty Queen 2014: Miss Seychelles Another World given a touching send off

Beauty Queen 2014: Miss Seychelles Another World given a touching send off

As beauty queens of the world gather in London for 2014 Pageant, “Miss Seychelles… Another World" was given a touching send off.

Camila Estico, Miss Seychelles… Another World 2014 left Seychelles this week and flew to London from her mid-ocean … November 24, 2014
Reunion Island brings some of Europe’s top media houses to cover Megavalanche

Reunion Island brings some of Europe’s top media houses to cover Megavalanche

This year, Reunion Island welcomes the twentieth edition of the Mégavalanche, which became the ultimate downhill race for mountain bike champions. With nearly 500 kilometers of mountain bike trails across the island, which provide that quintessential … November 22, 2014
Seychelles to have an International Centre for Postgraduate Studies

Seychelles to have an International Centre for Postgraduate Studies

Seychelles founding President Sir James Mancham has been mandated by the Secretary General of the ECPD, Prof. Negoslav Ostojic, to open discussions with the Seychelles Government, concerning the European Centre for Peace and Development's interest in … November 22, 2014
IORA (Indian Ocean Rim Association) tourism experts meet in Seychelles ahead of Ministerial Meeting

IORA (Indian Ocean Rim Association) tourism experts meet in Seychelles ahead of Ministerial Meeting

Yesterday, Thursday, November 20, was the first Tourism Experts Meeting by the IORA (Indian Ocean Rim Association). The meeting that was held in the Seychelles saw some 15 Member States of the Indian Ocean Rim gather to discuss tourism and aviation.

It … November 21, 2014
Reunion Island publishes list of Indian travel agencies facilitating visa waivers

Reunion Island publishes list of Indian travel agencies facilitating visa waivers

New visa waivers are in effect since August this year for Indian citizens wishing to visit Reunion Island for a period not exceeding 15 days, and insider sources from the island are confirming an upward trend of arrivals from India as a result.

A … November 21, 2014
Indian Ocean Rim (IORA) delegation arrives in Seychelles ahead of the organization's Tourism Ministerial meeting

Indian Ocean Rim (IORA) delegation arrives in Seychelles ahead of the organization's Tourism Ministerial meeting

A team from the Mauritius Headquarters of the IORA (Indian Ocean Rim Association) led by two of the organization's directors, namely H. Graham Anderson and Firdaus Dahlan, landed in Seychelles last night ahead of their Tourism Ministerial Meeting that … November 21, 2014
Tourism Ministers from South Africa & Madagascar are in Seychelles for IORA Ministerial Meeting

Tourism Ministers from South Africa & Madagascar are in Seychelles for IORA Ministerial Meeting

Ms. Tokozile Xasa, the Deputy Minister of Tourism from South Africa, and Mr. Benjamina Ramanantsao, the Minister of Tourism from Madagascar, have arrived in Seychelles, leading their own respective delegations for the Indian Ocean Rim (IORA) Ministerial … November 21, 2014
Chinese Minister of Culture welcomes his Seychelles counterpart in Beijing

Chinese Minister of Culture welcomes his Seychelles counterpart in Beijing

H.E. Mr. Cai Wu, the Minister of Culture of the People's Republic of China, last Friday welcomed Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, to Beijing.

The Chinese Minister and his Seychelles counterpart discussed, … November 21, 2014
No market is too small, as Reunion Island Tourism charms Belgian travel agents

No market is too small, as Reunion Island Tourism charms Belgian travel agents

Reunion Island Tourism (IRT), in conjunction with home airline Air Austral, partnered yesterday with Belgian tour operator Uniclam in the city of Ghent to invite twenty of their leading travel agents for the launch of Uniclam’s new brochure and for … November 20, 2014
Trinidad and Tobago leads the region on symposium in Tour Guiding Safety and Security

Trinidad and Tobago leads the region on symposium in Tour Guiding Safety and Security

PORT-OF-SPAIN, TRINIDAD – The Tourism Development Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (TDC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism (MOT) hosted its Inaugural Tourism Conference on November 18, 2014 titled: Tourism Tour Guiding Safety and Security … November 20, 2014
Touristik Bad Wildbad promoting green meetings in the Black Forest

Touristik Bad Wildbad promoting green meetings in the Black Forest

LOS ANGELES, California - Enztal Valley, located on the edge of the northern Black Forest in Germany, is famed for its alpine villages where for centuries visitors have enjoyed the healing properties of the mineral hot springs. Today the region maintains … November 20, 2014
Malaysia and Oman delegates arrive in Seychelles for the IORA Ministerial Meeting

Malaysia and Oman delegates arrive in Seychelles for the IORA Ministerial Meeting

Minister Mohamed Nazri, the Malaysian Minister of Tourism and Culture, and Mr. Adil Bin Al Murdas Bin Ahmed Al-Busaidi, the Advisor of Tourism Affairs of the Sultanate of Oman, have today arrived in Seychelles by an Emirates flight from Dubai and were … November 20, 2014
Tourism Ministers from Seychelles and Tanzania meet for bilateral discussions

Tourism Ministers from Seychelles and Tanzania meet for bilateral discussions

Minister Mahmoud Hassan Mgimwa, the Tanzanian Minister responsible for Natural Resources and Tourism, was today welcomed by Minister Alain St.Ange, his Seychelles counterpart responsible for Tourism and Culture, at his offices at the ESPACE Building in … November 20, 2014
Megavalanche’s 20th edition to be held on Reunion Island at end of November

Megavalanche’s 20th edition to be held on Reunion Island at end of November

The twentieth edition of the “Megavalanche,” a downhill mountain biking event of global reputation held on Reunion Island, will this year take place on November 29 and 30. With double Olympic champion Julien Absalon already confirmed as one of the … November 19, 2014
Seychelles… Miss World contestant dedicates the pageant to her country

Seychelles… Miss World contestant dedicates the pageant to her country

Reigning Miss Seychelles… Another World Camilla Estico is ready to represent her country in London at the Miss World Pageant 2014. Camilla Estico left Seychelles Wednesday, November 19, for London where she will start her adventure with over one hundred … November 19, 2014

Fee-for-service arrangements provide opportunities for new entrants into shared ownership industry

Kathy Conroy, Director/Partner of HVS’s consulting, valuation and shared ownership advisory operations in Florida and Gary Johnson, Senior Consultant for HVS in Miami, advise new entrants to reconsider the timeshare arena, thanks to emerging trend of … November 19, 2014
Guam wins “Best Vendor” award at Modetour International Travel Fair

Guam wins “Best Vendor” award at Modetour International Travel Fair

TUMON, Guam - Guam was one of the chosen few at the Modetour International Travel Show 2014 to win the prestigious “Best Vendor” award out of more than 300 exhibitors present.

The first annual travel trade event, hosted by Korea’s second largest … November 19, 2014
Seychelles is the gateway to Africa for Chinese airlines

Seychelles is the gateway to Africa for Chinese airlines

The possibility for Seychelles to attract a commercial Chinese airline is today feasible because of the high inflow of travelers from China.

The airline industry in China is more than ever conscious that the need for direct links to Seychelles is today … November 19, 2014
Guam participates in largest professional Travel Mart in Asia

Guam participates in largest professional Travel Mart in Asia

SHANGHAI, China - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) recently promoted the island at the annual China International Travel Mart (CITM), the largest professional travel show in Asia.

“It's great to see Guam have a strong presence at the largest travel … November 19, 2014
Royalton White Sands, Montego Bay receives Green Globe Certification

Royalton White Sands, Montego Bay receives Green Globe Certification

LOS ANGELES, California - Royalton Luxury Resorts is pleased to announce that Royalton White Sands, Montego Bay has been awarded Green Globe Certification. Green Globe is the only international program to recognize companies within the travel industry … November 19, 2014
EIBTM in Barcelona sees Seychelles strengthen itself for the MICE Market

EIBTM in Barcelona sees Seychelles strengthen itself for the MICE Market

The tropical islands of the Seychelles used the EIBTM trade fair in Barcelona to tell the world that they are ready and have the right infrastructure in place to grow their business in the meetings, events, conference, incentives, and business travel … November 19, 2014
Tanzania Tourism Minister arrives in Seychelles ahead of opening of IORA (Indian Ocean Rim Association) Ministerial Meeting

Tanzania Tourism Minister arrives in Seychelles ahead of opening of IORA (Indian Ocean Rim Association) Ministerial Meeting

Minister Mahmoud Hassan Mgimwa, the Deputy Tanzanian Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, has arrived in Seychelles ahead of the IORA (Indian Ocean Rim Association) Tourism Ministerial Meeting that will be starting this coming Thursday in the Seychelles. … November 18, 2014
Tourism Ministers start arriving in Seychelles for IORA Ministerial Meeting starting this coming Thursday

Tourism Ministers start arriving in Seychelles for IORA Ministerial Meeting starting this coming Thursday

The IORA Ministerial Meeting in Seychelles is set to be launched this coming Thursday with the Officials and Experts meeting, and this will be followed on Friday with the Ministerial Meeting.

The setting for the IORA meeting is set to be at the new … November 18, 2014
FRA – Gateway to the Galaxy: Visit Fraport’s AirXperience Day “Weightless – a Trip into the Universe” at Frankfurt Airport

FRA – Gateway to the Galaxy: Visit Fraport’s AirXperience Day “Weightless – a Trip into the Universe” at Frankfurt Airport

Titled “Weightless – a Trip into the Universe”, Fraport AG’s next AirXperience Day will be presented at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) on Sunday, November 23, from 10:00 to 18:00. FRA will become your “Gateway to the Galaxy”, with an exciting program … November 18, 2014




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