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France President Francois Hollande in Reunion Island

France President Francois Hollande in Reunion Island

France President Francois Hollande arrived this Thursday, August 21, 2014, on Reunion Island. His visit to the island, which will last 24 hours, is the first leg of his tour as he continues to Mayotte and Comoros. On the occasion of his visit to Reunion … August 23, 2014
Reunion Island Honorary Ambassador Gael Grimaud to reconquer the Cage Warriors

Reunion Island Honorary Ambassador Gael Grimaud to reconquer the Cage Warriors

Gael Grimaud, World Champion in MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) and Honorary Ambassador of Reunion Island, is poised to regain his title in the ring of Cage Warriors, Wales. On September 13, 2014, the Reunion Ambassador will face Dane Nicolas Dalby, holder of … August 23, 2014
Frankfurt Airport ranks first in “Focus Money Germany” survey

Frankfurt Airport ranks first in “Focus Money Germany” survey

More and more passengers are pleased by Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and the services being offered to travelers from around the globe. According to recent surveys, customer satisfaction at FRA exceeds 80 percent. This is also reflected in the latest “Deutschland … August 23, 2014
Seychelles Tourism Board and Air Seychelles meet to strengthen ties and pave the way for more cooperation

Seychelles Tourism Board and Air Seychelles meet to strengthen ties and pave the way for more cooperation

The Seychelles Tourism Board and the national airline, Air Seychelles, have together discussed ways to address the challenges they face and have agreed on the way forward for the betterment of the Seychelles tourism industry.

The Chief Executive of … August 22, 2014
Seychelles first edition of Praslin Culinary and Arts Fiesta media campaign hits the airwaves

Seychelles first edition of Praslin Culinary and Arts Fiesta media campaign hits the airwaves

Seychelles is in full swing with its media campaign to unveil the first edition of the Praslin Culinary and Arts Fiesta planned for September 5 -7.

Minister for Tourism and Culture Alain St.Ange; Principal Secretary for Culture Benjamine Rose; and … August 22, 2014
Centara opens first 5-star villa resort in Bali

Centara opens first 5-star villa resort in Bali

BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Grand Villas Nusa Dua Bali, the first five-star villa resort to be operated in Bali by Thailand’s Centara Hotels & Resorts, will open on August 21, 2014.

The resort also includes two signature restaurants, a bar, … August 22, 2014
Tourism Business Council of South Africa to discuss “hospitality levy” proposal with KZN MEC

Tourism Business Council of South Africa to discuss “hospitality levy” proposal with KZN MEC

PRETORIA, South Africa - The Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) is due to meet with the KwaZulu-Natal Member of the Executive Council (MEC) for Economic Development and Tourism, Michael Mabuyakhulu, to discuss the proposed plans for the … August 22, 2014
Seize the opportunities, invest in Africa’s hospitality sector

Seize the opportunities, invest in Africa’s hospitality sector

PRETORIA - With less than four weeks to go to the 8th annual Hotel Investment Conference Africa (HICA), the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) and its partner Gauteng Tourism Authority are encouraging both business and governments to participate … August 21, 2014
Movenpick Hotel Doha sets standard in Middle East

Movenpick Hotel Doha sets standard in Middle East

LOS ANGELES, California - Committed to sustainable environments, Movenpick Hotels & Resorts has become the most Green Globe certified hotel and resort chain in the world. In recognition of its sustainable operations and management, Movenpick Hotel … August 21, 2014
Local Seychellois author, Glynn Burridge, presents the 3rd edition of Voices, his collection of short stories from the Seychelles islands to Minister for Tourism & Culture, Alain St.Ange

Local Seychellois author, Glynn Burridge, presents the 3rd edition of Voices, his collection of short stories from the Seychelles islands to Minister for Tourism & Culture, Alain St.Ange

Glynn Burridge, an Englishman who came to live in Seychelles in 1978, was based on Darros Island in the Amirantes for 20 years at a time when the island was the property of the Iranian Royal family. Having grown up in Iran, he left the country to escape … August 21, 2014
Holiday Circus Magic arrives at FRA for AirXperience Sunday

Holiday Circus Magic arrives at FRA for AirXperience Sunday

“Come on in!” will be the motto of Fraport’s AirXperience Day August 24 at Frankfurt Airport’s (FRA) Visitors’ Terrace and passenger terminals. FRA’s international flair and the terrace – with its exciting panoramic view of the busy airfield … August 20, 2014
Viceroy Bali’s Michelin star “Four Hand Dinners” continue

Viceroy Bali’s Michelin star “Four Hand Dinners” continue

The popularity of the unique food concept “Four Hand Dinners” in the fine dining CasCades Restaurant at Viceroy Bali encouraged executive chef Nic Vanderbeeken to continue this fabulous culinary journey to provide a magical experience to all guests … August 20, 2014
DJs and artists host first-ever Seychelles beach party on La Digue

DJs and artists host first-ever Seychelles beach party on La Digue

The popular Anse Kalis on La Digue was packed last Saturday afternoon with young people dancing and cheering while Seychelles’ top DJs and artists enthralled their crowd with the latest vibrant tunes.
This first-ever hype beach party was part of … August 20, 2014
Volcano Museum opens on Reunion Island

Volcano Museum opens on Reunion Island

After three years of renovations and modernization, the Volcano Museum at the foothills of the Piton de la Fournaise has opened its doors again. Originally launched in 1992, the “Volcano House” attracted tens of thousands of visitors, all keen to … August 20, 2014
The European Senior Tour will return to Portugal for the first time since 2011 and Vidago Palace will host the Senior Open de Portugal, from September 12-14

The European Senior Tour will return to Portugal for the first time since 2011 and Vidago Palace will host the Senior Open de Portugal, from September 12-14

The luxurious hotel and golf resort Vidago Palace, situated north of Porto, will now host a Senior Tour event for the first time following an agreement with Porto and the Northern Portugal Tourism Board (Associação do Turismo do Porto), with the field … August 19, 2014
Mauritius Institute of Training and Development echoes nothing but praise for Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister of Tourism and Culture

Mauritius Institute of Training and Development echoes nothing but praise for Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister of Tourism and Culture

Harmon Chellen, the Training Centre Manager at the Mauritius Institute of Training and Development, and the Ecole Hoteliere, Sir Gaetan Duval, was in Seychelles last week as guests of honor to address the graduation ceremony at the Seychelles Tourism … August 19, 2014
The Escale Blue on Reunion Island labeled Living Heritage Company

The Escale Blue on Reunion Island labeled Living Heritage Company

The processing vanilla plant, Escale Blue, located in Saint-Philippe on Reunion Island, has developed a quality vanilla that is 100% edible: Vanilla Blue. The establishment, led by Aime Leichnig, has obtained the label Living Heritage Company (EPV) for … August 19, 2014
“Dimans Moutya” draws large crowd on La Digue for the Feast of the Assumption celebrations as culture shows it does work side by side with Seychelles tourism

“Dimans Moutya” draws large crowd on La Digue for the Feast of the Assumption celebrations as culture shows it does work side by side with Seychelles tourism

The beat of the drums, the warmth of a bonfire, and the powerful voices all made it a moutia night to remember on La Digue island as young and old alike danced the night away with the vibrant songs which spiced up the night.

Diguois and visitors to … August 19, 2014
Seychelles destination company awarded Local Label by Thomas Cook

Seychelles destination company awarded Local Label by Thomas Cook

It is confirmed that Mason's Travel in the Seychelles has been awarded the Local Label by Thomas Cook for their Praslin/La Digue excursions. Mason’s Travel is an inbound tour operator and affiliated partner of Thomas Cook.

Nicole St.Ange, the Group … August 19, 2014
Seychelles Culture Department pays respect to the family and friends of local artist Eugene Fred

Seychelles Culture Department pays respect to the family and friends of local artist Eugene Fred

On Thursday last week, Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, accompanied by Benjamine Rose, the PS for Culture, paid their respect to the family and friends of Eugene Fred. The Seychellois artist, known under the … August 18, 2014
Seychelles once again sees a large crowd join procession of the Virgin Mary effigy and celebrations at St.Mary's church of La Digue

Seychelles once again sees a large crowd join procession of the Virgin Mary effigy and celebrations at St.Mary's church of La Digue

The road leading up to Grand Anse on La Digue island was already busy before 8 am on August 15, with locals and visitors alike going to the grotto where the effigy of the Virgin Mary was.

The Feast of the Assumption has always been marked by celebrations … August 16, 2014
Praslin resort in Seychelles awarded Hotel Check Quality Certificate for excellence

Praslin resort in Seychelles awarded Hotel Check Quality Certificate for excellence

Iles Des Palmes Eco Resort of Praslin in Seychelles has been awarded and is a winner of the Hotel Check Quality Certificate 2014.

Hotel Check evaluates hotels on the German market, and Iles Des Palmes scored 4.8 out of 5.0 with German guest reviews … August 16, 2014
Bronze medal for Reunion Island Honorary Ambassadors Marie-Eve and Hoarau Mathilde in Cervia

Bronze medal for Reunion Island Honorary Ambassadors Marie-Eve and Hoarau Mathilde in Cervia

Honorary Ambassadors of Reunion Islan, Marie-Eve and Mathilde Hoarau, have once again performed very well over the course of Italian sand! They reached the third step of the podium at the world championship beach tennis tournament held in Cervia, Italy, … August 15, 2014
Luxury and convenience offered with the new club package at Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok

Luxury and convenience offered with the new club package at Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok

A luxury stay can be enjoyed by business and leisure travelers to Bangkok with the Club Package introduced by Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok, available from now until the end of December 2014 on a per-night basis.

The package rates … August 15, 2014
ArrivalGuides, the world’s largest distributor of destination content, announces new partnerships with Travelport and TravelSky

ArrivalGuides, the world’s largest distributor of destination content, announces new partnerships with Travelport and TravelSky

ArrivalGuides (www.arrivalguides.com/en) has signed contracts with two new major distribution partners, Travelport and TravelSky, the largest GDS in China.

ArrivalGuides is the world’s largest distributor of destination content, placing the content … August 15, 2014
India's Minister of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises & Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture met to discuss avenues of cooperation during their New Delhi meeting

India's Minister of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises & Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture met to discuss avenues of cooperation during their New Delhi meeting

It was at the end of last week that Shri Kulraj Mishra, the Indian Honorable Minister of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, welcomed Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, who was in Indian on and official working … August 13, 2014
Sri Lankan Village Nugu Gama carbon neutral

Sri Lankan Village Nugu Gama carbon neutral

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe congratulates Nugu Gama, located within the grounds of the Cinnamon Grand Hotel in Colombo, as Asia’s first CarbonNeutral venue.

Cinnamon Grand’s General Manager Rohan Karr said, “Cinnamon Grand has always … August 13, 2014
En Route Wonders - The Complete Travel Index of India publicizes the Mahatma Gandhi Award 2014 ceremony that saw Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles honored in Delhi

En Route Wonders - The Complete Travel Index of India publicizes the Mahatma Gandhi Award 2014 ceremony that saw Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles honored in Delhi

Alain St.Ange, Minister of Tourism and Culture, Seychelles, receives the Mahatma Gandhi Samman Award from the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment of the government of India

The Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, Mr. Alain … August 13, 2014
Seychelles Chamber of Commerce and Industries strengthen ties with Indian business community

Seychelles Chamber of Commerce and Industries strengthen ties with Indian business community

With efforts to strengthen the relationship with the Indian business community, the Chairman of the Seychelles Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr. Marco Francis signed on August 6, 2014 in Mumbai, a memorandum of understanding with the Indo-African … August 13, 2014
Fraport AG receives Terminal 3 building permit from the City of Frankfurt

Fraport AG receives Terminal 3 building permit from the City of Frankfurt

Fraport AG, the owner and operator of Frankfurt Airport (FRA), today received the building permit from the City of Frankfurt for the planned Terminal 3 (T3). The construction of the new terminal, which will rise on the southern side of Frankfurt Airport, … August 13, 2014




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