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Tourism Minister leading Seychelles delegation to the INDABA Tourism Trade Fair in South Africa

Tourism Minister leading Seychelles delegation to the INDABA Tourism Trade Fair in South Africa

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, left Seychelles on Friday morning for Durban in South Africa where he will be joined by the islands’ private trade representatives to promote Seychelles as the destination of … May 5, 2016
Seychelles carnival “the best ever!”

Seychelles carnival “the best ever!”

That was the verdict on the sixth Carnaval International de Victoria, which filled Seychelles’ tiny capital with masquerade and music from Friday, April 22, to Sunday, April 24.

Stephen Spark of Soca News in the UK writes:

Seychelles carnival … May 5, 2016
IBEROSTAR Cancún committed to conservation of sea turtles

IBEROSTAR Cancún committed to conservation of sea turtles

LOS ANGELES, California - IBEROSTAR Cancún Golf & Spa Resort is an upscale, all-inclusive luxurious resort located on one of the finest beaches in Cancún, Mexico. It is the only resort in Cancún that offers an ocean front convention center. Couples … May 5, 2016
Guangdong official delegation of China and World Bank discuss tourism with Seychelles Minister St.Ange

Guangdong official delegation of China and World Bank discuss tourism with Seychelles Minister St.Ange

The Guangdong Provincial Finance Department and a number of other delegates from the business world accompanied Alex Sienaert, the Senior Country Economist for Mauritius and Seychelles, to meet with Minister Alain St.Ange at the Ministry of Tourism and … May 5, 2016
Fraport publishes latest business and sustainability report: “2015 Compact – Gute Reise! We make it happen”

Fraport publishes latest business and sustainability report: “2015 Compact – Gute Reise! We make it happen”

In tandem with the company’s first quarter 2016 interim financial report, Fraport AG today issued its latest combined financial and sustainability report for the entire fiscal year 2015 titled: “2015 Compact – Gute Reise! We make it happen.”
Fraport … May 4, 2016
USA's African Diaspora Magazine writes on behalf of the media from around the world on the 2016 edition of the Carnaval in Seychelles

USA's African Diaspora Magazine writes on behalf of the media from around the world on the 2016 edition of the Carnaval in Seychelles

Kitty Pope of the African Diaspora Magazine of the United States of America writes: On behalf of the tourism media from around the world, I would like to thank President James Michel, Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Tourism board, leaders and … May 4, 2016
Air Canada launches new flights between Toronto and Trinidad

Air Canada launches new flights between Toronto and Trinidad

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad - Air Canada has announced that its subsidiary, Air Canada rouge will be launching new flights between Toronto and Trinidad during the 2016/2017 winter season in an effort to solidify its position in the Canadian leisure market. … May 4, 2016
Fraport Interim Report - First quarter 2016: Fraport starts off the year with mixed financial results

Fraport Interim Report - First quarter 2016: Fraport starts off the year with mixed financial results

In the first quarter of 2016, some 13 million passengers passed through Frankfurt Airport (FRA), representing an increase of 3.3 percent year-on-year. On the back of that growth, Fraport achieved higher revenue from airport and infrastructure charges … May 4, 2016
A new success for the Vanilla Islands: 700 cruise passengers booked in 1 day only!

A new success for the Vanilla Islands: 700 cruise passengers booked in 1 day only!

The Vanilla Islands are working to increase the number of cruises in the Indian Ocean. In September 2015, we announced the first contacts with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, which led to a familiarisation trip in January 2016.

Yesterday, Fred. Olsen Cruise … May 4, 2016
Quarterly tourism statistics of Seychelles speak for themselves, says Minister Alain St.Ange, the islands’ Minister of Tourism and Culture

Quarterly tourism statistics of Seychelles speak for themselves, says Minister Alain St.Ange, the islands’ Minister of Tourism and Culture

In an information note addressed to members of the Seychelles hospitality and tourism trade, Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, attached the visitor arrival statistics for the first quarter of 2016 from the National … May 3, 2016
Why Seychelles are the most beautiful islands on Earth, according to the Telegraph of the UK

Why Seychelles are the most beautiful islands on Earth, according to the Telegraph of the UK

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, who had met with Lizzie Porter, the travel writer of the Telegraph of the UK, when he was in London says that Seychelles will continue to invite members of the press fraternity … May 3, 2016
Arterial Network Seychelles and the Ministry of Tourism and Culture prepare for the next Venice Biennale

Arterial Network Seychelles and the Ministry of Tourism and Culture prepare for the next Venice Biennale

Following the first successful exhibition of Seychellois artists George Camille and Leon Radegonde at last year’s Venice Biennale, Arterial Network Seychelles is working closely with the island's Ministry of Tourism and Culture to make sure that the … May 3, 2016
Changing of the guard at historic CBD hotel

Changing of the guard at historic CBD hotel

After more than 17 years at the helm of Melbourne’s Quality Hotel Batman’s Hill on Collins, executive general manager Yann Duroselle will this month hand over the reins.

Taking on the position will be Kevin Birchall, who has more than 19 years’ … May 3, 2016
GAÏA Riverlodge protects nature and culture in Belize

GAÏA Riverlodge protects nature and culture in Belize

LOS ANGELES, California - GAÏA Riverlodge is one of Belize's most celebrated eco-tourist destinations situated in the scenic Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve. Inspired by the beauty of nature, the resort with its beautifully landscaped gardens filled … May 3, 2016
"Tourism is the pillar of the Seychelles economy; let us work as one to keep it growing," says Minister Alain St.Ange to Seychelles

"Tourism is the pillar of the Seychelles economy; let us work as one to keep it growing," says Minister Alain St.Ange to Seychelles

The Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, addressed the people of Seychelles last week as he closed the 2016 edition of the island's Carnaval International de Victoria with an appeal for Seychelles to continue to work … May 2, 2016
Official visit of the United Nations Secretary General to Seychelles

Official visit of the United Nations Secretary General to Seychelles

At the invitation of the President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. James Alix Michel, the Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, will undertake an official visit to Seychelles from May7-8. He is the first serving Secretary General … May 2, 2016
Press coverage about Seychelles and its recent carnival continues to appear but days after the islands’ 6th edition of its Carnaval International de Victoria

Press coverage about Seychelles and its recent carnival continues to appear but days after the islands’ 6th edition of its Carnaval International de Victoria

Press from all over the world converge on the Seychelles every year for the cultural event they have themselves named as the “United Nations Gathering of Culture.” The latest edition of this carnival in the tropics was from April 22-24, and 23 international … May 1, 2016
Flora of the Seychelles - a field-guide to selected plants by Steen G. Hansen and Victorin Laboudallon

Flora of the Seychelles - a field-guide to selected plants by Steen G. Hansen and Victorin Laboudallon

In notes about a book on plants in the Seychelles, it is written that in the reprint of this field guide to selected plants found in the country, the authors have chosen 321 of the higher flowering plants, of which 66 are known endemic to the Seychelles.

Steen … April 30, 2016
eTurboNews names Econtel Berlin Charlottenburg for Honest Travel Award

eTurboNews names Econtel Berlin Charlottenburg for Honest Travel Award

eTurboNews (eTN) named the Econtel Berlin Charlottenburg hotel as the newest recipient of the eTN Honest Travel Award.
eTN Publisher Juergen T. Steinmetz recently had the opportunity to stay at the Econtel Berlin Charlottenburg hotel during the recent … April 30, 2016
Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria photos carried by GALA Magazine of France on its Facebook page

Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria photos carried by GALA Magazine of France on its Facebook page

“Azuima Issa, Miss Réunion 2015, and 4e dauphine [Iris Mittenaere] of Miss France 2016 beauty pageant, and Linne Freminot, Miss Seychelles 2015, participated in the Carnaval International de Victoria in Seychelles. A great first at this edition of … April 29, 2016
Seychelles carnival continues to reach out via media coverage

Seychelles carnival continues to reach out via media coverage

The sixth edition of the Seychelles annual Carnaval International de Victoria is now but many happy memories, having taken place in the country’s capital of Victoria last weekend from April 22-24, 2015.
Capturing the essence and purpose of carnival … April 29, 2016
Seychellois children showcase creativity in Kiddies Carnival

Seychellois children showcase creativity in Kiddies Carnival

It was all about creativity, colors, and movement on Sunday afternoon in Victoria, a few hours before the sixth Carnaval International de Victoria came to a close.

Children from schools across the country took part in the Kiddies Carnival, a special … April 29, 2016
Jumeirah Creekside Hotel continues its green journey

Jumeirah Creekside Hotel continues its green journey

LOS ANGELES, California - Jumeirah Creekside Hotel is a luxurious, stylish five-star property located in the heart of Dubai overlooking the historical Dubai Creek in the UAE. The hotel offers a unique perspective on Middle Eastern Contemporary Art with … April 29, 2016
Heritage Week in Seychelles marked by recognizing historical sites on Praslin island

Heritage Week in Seychelles marked by recognizing historical sites on Praslin island

As Seychelles celebrated 2016 Heritage Week, the staff of the Seychelles Heritage Foundation and friends of heritage gathered on Praslin specifically at La Pointe St. Sauveur to unveil a plaque on a traditional lime kiln “Four Laso.” This is the newest … April 29, 2016
Emirates renews its support for the Seychelles tourism industry on the sidelines of the Arabian Travel Market 2016

Emirates renews its support for the Seychelles tourism industry on the sidelines of the Arabian Travel Market 2016

DUBAI - Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, today renewed its support to jointly promote tourism in the Seychelles by extending its global marketing agreement (MOU) with the Tourism Board of the archipelago.
The MOU was signed by … April 28, 2016
Caribbean Airlines launches “H.U.M.” campaign

Caribbean Airlines launches “H.U.M.” campaign

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad - On April 21, Caribbean Airlines announced the launch of its “Happiest Ultimate Moments” – H.U.M campaign, designed to create “positive vibes” and deliver added value to customers travelling during the months of June … April 28, 2016
Gozo stage of 2016 Malta International Fireworks Festival a great hit

Gozo stage of 2016 Malta International Fireworks Festival a great hit

The second night of the Malta International Fireworks Festival which took place in Xagħra, Gozo on Saturday was a hit amongst the locals, the travelling Maltese and also foreigners. This was the first time that one of the Fireworks Festival events took … April 28, 2016
Zimbabwe - Seychelles discuss tourism on the sidelines of the 2016 United Nations Gathering of Culture Event in Seychelles

Zimbabwe - Seychelles discuss tourism on the sidelines of the 2016 United Nations Gathering of Culture Event in Seychelles

Zimbabwe was represented at the 6th edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria by officials from their Tourism Authority. Karikoga Kaseka, the Chief Executive of the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority, accompanied by Sugar Chagonda, the Head of Corporate … April 28, 2016
Corinthia London appoints Stéphane Trycionka as Director of Sales and Marketing

Corinthia London appoints Stéphane Trycionka as Director of Sales and Marketing

Five-star hotel, Corinthia London, announces the appointment of Stéphane Trycionka, as Director of Sales & Marketing. With 11 years of experience in the luxury hotel industry, this role will see Stéphane in charge of driving international sales … April 28, 2016
Corinthia Hotel St. George’s Bay in Malta launches innovative WhatsApp service to answer guest queries

Corinthia Hotel St. George’s Bay in Malta launches innovative WhatsApp service to answer guest queries

Corinthia Hotel St. George’s Bay in Malta further integrates social media trends into their CRM efforts by introducing a pre-allocated WhatsApp number, which guests can use to contact the hotel directly, from anywhere on the island, and for any service … April 27, 2016




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