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“Africa must know Africa so as to bring more prosperity across the continent,” says Seychelles Tourism and Culture Minister

“Africa must know Africa so as to bring more prosperity across the continent,” says Seychelles Tourism and Culture Minister

Africa must know Africa so as to bring more development and prosperity across the continent. Those powerful words were from the Minister of Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, as he officially launched this year’s FetAfrik, the celebrations marking … May 27, 2016
Spirit of Ubuntu comes alive at Africa Day's FetAfrik celebrations in Seychelles as Professor Sayers attracts full house two days running

Spirit of Ubuntu comes alive at Africa Day's FetAfrik celebrations in Seychelles as Professor Sayers attracts full house two days running

Africa Day in Seychelles is celebrated through the island's annual FetAfrik. Every year now, the Department of Culture in Seychelles invites key personalities from Africa and entertainers to bring the diverse cultures of the mainland of Africa closer … May 26, 2016
Visitor surge for World Travel Market 2016 events

Visitor surge for World Travel Market 2016 events

The World Travel Market portfolio of events for 2016 have received a phenomenal 35% increase in travel trade visitors - totaling an impressive 37,651 - attending the array of leading events around the globe, compared to 2015.

First up for 2016 was … May 26, 2016
Strong demand for IMEX America 2016

Strong demand for IMEX America 2016

Strong demand for space from first time and established exhibitors is characterizing IMEX America 2016 which returns to the Sands® Expo and Convention Center at The Venetian®| The Palazzo® in Las Vegas from 18 to 20 October 2016.

Several organizations … May 26, 2016
Lufthansa, Deutsche Flugsicherung and Fraport begin testing new curved satellite-based approach procedures at Frankfurt Airport

Lufthansa, Deutsche Flugsicherung and Fraport begin testing new curved satellite-based approach procedures at Frankfurt Airport

On May 26, 2016, Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH and Fraport AG are jointly beginning tests of new satellite-based approach procedures at Frankfurt Airport. The aim of these tests is to prove the advantages of curved and steeper approach … May 25, 2016
Finding our island treasure at Seychelles Carnival time!

Finding our island treasure at Seychelles Carnival time!

Kasia Yoko of The Bugle Regional Lifestyle Magazine of South Africa was recently in Seychelles for the 6th edition of the islands’ Carnaval International de Victoria. Kasia wrote: It’s hard to imagine the sheer raw beauty of the islands of Seychelles. … May 25, 2016
The Seychelles islands go virtual in China

The Seychelles islands go virtual in China

The Seychelles Tourism Board joined forces with Conde Nast Traveler China to offer the destination its first official virtual reality (VR) photos and videos, shots which were done earlier this year when the group was on a media trip in Seychelles.

The … May 25, 2016
Corinthia Hotel Lisbon’s Tempus Lounge Bar awarded Best Hotel Bar at Lisbon Bar Show event

Corinthia Hotel Lisbon’s Tempus Lounge Bar awarded Best Hotel Bar at Lisbon Bar Show event

LISBON, Portugal - The Tempus Lounge Bar at Corinthia Hotel Lisbon has been awarded “Best Hotel Bar” at the Lisbon Bar Show 2016, for the second year running. The Lisbon Bar Show was held on May 17-18 in Lisbon, Portugal.

For the second consecutive … May 25, 2016
Seychelles goes big on China Radio International (CRI)

Seychelles goes big on China Radio International (CRI)

The Seychelles name resonated across China and beyond on Wednesday, May 19, 2016, at 2:30 pm on Easy FM 91.5 Live Radio Roundtable Program when Sherin Naiken, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, obtained half an hour live on one of its very popular FM … May 24, 2016
Minister St.Ange, Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, meets Seychellois national, Jacques Bronze, living and working on US island of Guam

Minister St.Ange, Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, meets Seychellois national, Jacques Bronze, living and working on US island of Guam

During the course of his 5-day working visit to the US island of Guam, Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister of Tourism & Culture, met up with a Seychellois who has been living and working on the US island of Guam for over 20 years.

Mr. Jacques … May 24, 2016
InterContinental Madrid plugs into carbon reduction

InterContinental Madrid plugs into carbon reduction

LOS ANGELES, California - InterContinental Madrid is delighted to announce that the hotel has received Green Globe certification for the second year in a row.

Mr. Manrique Rodríguez, General Manager of InterContinental Madrid since 2010, has aimed … May 24, 2016
Uganda hosting Rwanda tour operators to promote joint tourism marketing

Uganda hosting Rwanda tour operators to promote joint tourism marketing

The Uganda Wildlife Authority together with Uganda Tourism Board and other strategic partners in the Gorilla Highlands is hosting Rwanda tour operators to a Destination Uganda familiarization trip in the spirit of promoting East Africa as a single destination. … May 24, 2016
Message from Seychelles President Michel for Africa Day, May 25, 2016

Message from Seychelles President Michel for Africa Day, May 25, 2016

Seychelles President James Michel shared the following message today, May 25, 2016, on the occasion of Africa Day:

Seychelles is cognizant of its inherent place within the greater African Union family and joins the continent in once again reaffirming … May 24, 2016
Seychelles delegation attended the First World Conference on Tourism Development in Beijing China

Seychelles delegation attended the First World Conference on Tourism Development in Beijing China

The Seychelles delegation headed by Sherin Naiken, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, attended the First World Conference on Tourism Development in the Peoples Great Hall of China, Beijing, on Thursday, May 20, 2016. The event which was jointly organized … May 23, 2016
UNWTO-PATA special ministerial debate on the US Island of Guam had the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture as VIP guest on the panel

UNWTO-PATA special ministerial debate on the US Island of Guam had the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture as VIP guest on the panel

During the course of his visit to the US island of Guam as a VIP invited guest at the 2016 PATA Summit being hosted on the island at the Dusit Thani resort, Alain St.Ange, Seychelles Minister for Tourism & Culture, has once again appeared on a high-level … May 23, 2016
Tourism: Could the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands become the bridge between Africa and the Pacific and the Asia region?

Tourism: Could the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands become the bridge between Africa and the Pacific and the Asia region?

Tourism ministers, alongside professionals from the industry from Asia and the Pacific region, have for the last couple of days been meeting through their PATA organization on the US island of Guam. It was Mario Hardy, the Chief Executive Officer, and … May 23, 2016
South African Airways launches “Sizzling Summer Sale” with fares to South Africa from $1,199* (restrictions apply)

South African Airways launches “Sizzling Summer Sale” with fares to South Africa from $1,199* (restrictions apply)

FARES SO HOT THEY MUST BE PURCHASED BY JUNE 1

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – Just in time for the summer travel season, South African Airways (SAA), the national flag carrier of South Africa and Africa’s most-awarded airline, announces the “Sizzling … May 23, 2016
Seychelles President expresses condolences to family of late Marlène Lionnet

Seychelles President expresses condolences to family of late Marlène Lionnet

Seychelles President James A. Michel has expressed his condolences to the family of the late Marlène Lionnet, who died on Sunday in a car accident.

The President said that Mrs. Lionnet had rendered valuable services to her country. He recalled that … May 23, 2016
Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture Alain St.Ange holds talks with the US island of Guam's Senator Tina Muna Barnes

Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture Alain St.Ange holds talks with the US island of Guam's Senator Tina Muna Barnes

During the course of the working visit to the 2016 PATA Summit on the US island of Guam where he was invited to make the keynote address to some 600 delegates as well as participate in two panel discussions, Minister Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles also … May 22, 2016
BrazilVacation.travel offers the perfect, personalized Brazil vacation, tailor made to your unique preferences

BrazilVacation.travel offers the perfect, personalized Brazil vacation, tailor made to your unique preferences

The American owner/operator of BrazilVacation.travel, Jonah Golan, had a promising career in hotel management in Seattle, until he took a seven-month backpacking trip to Brazil in 2010. During this trip, he slowly made his way up the coast, falling in … May 21, 2016
The United Nations stands ready to work with Seychelles for a better future on a cleaner planet

The United Nations stands ready to work with Seychelles for a better future on a cleaner planet

Seychelles President James Michel received the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, at State House this evening. The two leaders discussed state affairs in a tête-à-tête meeting before joining a bilateral meeting which was attended … May 21, 2016
Seychelles and South African tourism boards sign MOU for better cooperation

Seychelles and South African tourism boards sign MOU for better cooperation

Better cooperation and exchanges are expected in the field of tourism between Seychelles and South Africa after the two countries’ respective tourism boards signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the Indaba trade fair last week in Durban.

The … May 20, 2016
FRAPORT: Challenging conditions for the current year

FRAPORT: Challenging conditions for the current year

At the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held today at the Jahrhunderthalle Frankfurt, Fraport AG's executive board chairman Dr. Stefan Schulte explained to shareholders the progress achieved during fiscal year 2015. His summarized Fraport's successful figures … May 20, 2016
Seychelles' Minister for Tourism and Culture meets with Governor of the US island of Guam during visit to the 2016 PATA Summit

Seychelles' Minister for Tourism and Culture meets with Governor of the US island of Guam during visit to the 2016 PATA Summit

Seychelles' Minister of Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, met with the Governor of US island of Guam, Eddie Baza Calvo, during the course of a visit to the 2016 PATA Summit hosted at the Dusit Thani resort, which the Governor officially opened and at … May 20, 2016
Minister St.Ange of the Seychelles participates in 2016 PATA Summit panel discussion on important tourism and travel issues

Minister St.Ange of the Seychelles participates in 2016 PATA Summit panel discussion on important tourism and travel issues

On his visit to the 2016 PATA Summit held in Guam at the Dusit Thani Resort, and following his delivery of the keynote speech, Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister for Tourism & Culture, was invited to participate in a panel discussion on issues … May 20, 2016
Canadian Prime Minister chose Seychelles as honeymoon destination

Canadian Prime Minister chose Seychelles as honeymoon destination

Seychelles is known to be one of the most renowned honeymoon destinations. Set in the middle of the Indian Ocean, surrounded by clear turquoise blue seas, the islands are the perfect spots for newlyweds.

Many celebrities and top political leaders have … May 19, 2016
Conservatorium Hotel Amsterdam: Innovative eco-solutions in The Netherlands

Conservatorium Hotel Amsterdam: Innovative eco-solutions in The Netherlands

LOS ANGELES, California - The Conservatorium Hotel Amsterdam is a high-end luxury lifestyle hotel located in the cultural heart of The Netherland’s capital city. The hotel provides a unique insight into local Dutch culture where guests can enjoy service … May 19, 2016
Fraport holds first “Frankfurt Airport Innovation Challenge”

Fraport holds first “Frankfurt Airport Innovation Challenge”

Airport operator Fraport is launching the first “Frankfurt Airport Innovation Challenge” – an idea competition with the motto “Make It Your Favorite Destination” that all interested members of the public may enter. Fraport is looking for creative … May 19, 2016
Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture delivers keynote speech at 2016 PATA Summit in Guam

Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture delivers keynote speech at 2016 PATA Summit in Guam

Alain St.Ange, Seychelles' Minister for Tourism & Culture, and the Senior Consultant for Tourism, Glynn Burridge, were invited to attend the prestigious 2016 PATA Summit in Guam where the minister delivered the keynote address on May 19 at the Dusit … May 19, 2016
Malta’s award-winning Valletta Cruise Port welcomed Carnival’s Vista for the first time

Malta’s award-winning Valletta Cruise Port welcomed Carnival’s Vista for the first time

VALLETTA, Malta - The award-winning Valletta Cruise Port welcomed the Carnival Cruise Line brand in Malta, with the arrival of the cruise ship Carnival Vista. The ship was greeted by the lively tunes of a Maltese village band courtesy of Valletta Cruise … May 18, 2016




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