President James Michel of Seychelles has extended his condolences to President Abdullah Gul of the Republic of Turkey following the devastating car bomb attack near the town on Reyhanli:
“In the wake of this tragedy, the Government and People of … May 15, 2013
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announces re-certification of the Congress Center Leipzig in Leipzig, Germany. This award-winning event venue has demonstrated commitment to corporate social responsibility for years – and with visible success! … May 14, 2013
Trinidad and Tobago has become the UN World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) 156th Member State as the country rejoins the organization after 35 years. The announcement was made by the Secretary General, Taleb Rifai, at the opening of the 55th meeting … May 14, 2013
The move away from desktops towards smartphones and tablets is changing how the travel industry uses technology to connect with today’s multi-device consumer, concluded board-level travel industry participants at the recent World Travel Market (WTM) … May 14, 2013
FRANKFURT, Germany – Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed nearly 4.7 million passengers in April 2013, a decrease of 2.2 percent year-on-year. The drop can be attributed to the Easter holidays commencing in March (earlier start of the Easter travel season) … May 14, 2013
BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives, which opened only on April 15 of this year, is ranking number one on TripAdvisor among a total of 31 resort hotels in North Male Atoll.
The adult-focused resort has gained most of its … May 14, 2013
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Munich Airport was announced as the overall winner of the third heat of this year's Routes Awards last night at a spectacular networking evening which took place at Terminal One of Budapest Airport. Over 1,000 aviation professionals … May 14, 2013
Minister Carvalho Muaria, the Minister of Tourism of Mozambique, and Minister Alain St.Ange, the Minister of Tourism and Culture of the Seychelles, took the opportunity of their presence in South Africa for the 2013 INDABA in Durban for them to meet and … May 14, 2013
The Seychelles stand at INDABA 2013, the South African Tourism Trade Fair, was one of the exhibitor stands to be visited by Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk, South Africa’s Tourism Minister, on the official opening day of the tourism fair.
Minister … May 14, 2013
The Seychelles Ministry of Tourism & Culture has unveiled the island’s Africa Day “FetAfrik 2013” program of events with the local press. In a joint press conference with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Benjamine Rose, the Principal Secretary … May 14, 2013
The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Mr. Alain St.Ange, left South Africa saying that this year’s INDABA has been a real success especially with the extensive coverage the islands received from both the South African and the foreign press. … May 14, 2013
Leading Seychelles' delegation to the World Economic Forum, Foreign Minister Jean-Paul Adam, has highlighted a number of Seychelles' experiences as a basis for sustainable development at the event being held in Cape Town under the patronage of President … May 14, 2013
The .travel top level domain registry is pleased to announce that Tourism Fiji, the official travel and tourism agency of the government of Fiji, has registered the name Fiji.travel and has now launched www.Fiji.travel as its official tourism website. … May 14, 2013
Hot on the heels of their final preparations for the next IMEX in Frankfurt this May, organizers of IMEX America (Las Vegas, October 13-15) have announced that the third edition of the US trade show for the international meetings, events and incentive … May 13, 2013
The Seychelles delegation at INDABA this year, led by Minister for Tourism and Culture Alain St.Ange, Seychelles Tourism Board CEO Elsia Grandcourt, Director for South Africa and the Americas David Germain, and Regional Manager Africa Marsha Parcou, had … May 13, 2013
The MEC responsible for KwaZulu Natal, Minister Michael Mabuyakhulu, who is responsible for Economic Development and Tourism, and Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, accompanied by Mr. Ndabo Khoza and Mrs. … May 13, 2013
Hilton Hotels, Air Mauritius, Sun Island Resort & Spa, Seychelles, and Lux Resorts were among the big names to emerge victorious at World Travel Awards 2013 Indian Ocean ceremony, held at the Paradise Island Resort & Spa, Maldives, on May 12, … May 12, 2013
Port Victoria in Seychelles was named the Leading Cruise Port award at the World Travel Awards (WTA) being held in the Maldives. The World Travel Awards, known as the “Oscars of the Travel Industry,” presented the award at a glittering Gala Ceremony … May 12, 2013
LUX Ile de La Reunion won the Leading Island Hotel award tonight at the World Travel Awards (WTA) being held in the Maldives. The award was accepted at the WTA Indian Ocean gala dinner this evening.
Located on the lush volcanic island of Reunion, LUX … May 12, 2013
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announces re-certification of the European Association of Event Centers (EVVC) head office in Frankfurt, Germany. As a strategic Green Globe partner, the EVVC has demonstrated leadership and innovation in the fields … May 10, 2013
Corinthia Hotels marked the 10th anniversary since the reopening of its Corinthia Hotel Budapest in Hungary with a gala dinner hosted by Corinthia Group Chairman and Founder Alfred Pisani in the hotel’s magnificent ballroom. Guests of honor for the … May 10, 2013
A special rate of Baht 2,240 per night including breakfast is being offered for Superior category rooms only at the newly opened Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok until 30 June 2013.
The rate is available for guests checking in for a single … May 10, 2013
Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism & Culture, who was leading the Seychelles delegation to ATM 2013, was one of the Ministers invited to be a speaker at the UNWTO & ATM Ministerial Forum.
The meeting centered on … May 10, 2013
The “Oscars of the Travel Industry" has arrived in the Maldives for what promises to be a glittering Gala Ceremony at Paradise Island Resort & Spa on May 12, 2013.
Internationally recognized performers will entertain a 300 strong audience of Travel … May 10, 2013
South Africa’s Tourism Minister, Mr. Marthinus van Schalkwyk, and his Seychelles counterpart, Mr. Alain St.Ange, the island’s Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, were both on the popular SABC2 Morning Live TV program on Friday. This South … May 10, 2013
MANCHESTER, England - Routes Europe, now in its 8th year, will welcome a record number of attendees when the 2013 event opens in Budapest in four days time. The event will be hosted by Budapest Airport, supported by Hungarian Tourism, at the SYMA Conference … May 9, 2013
The inaugural World Travel Market Latin America, the leading global event for the Latin American travel industry, attracted almost 17,000 visits from senior industry professionals looking to conduct business negotiations over the three days of the event.
The … May 9, 2013
A group of the colorful Masai dancers from Kenya has confirmed their participation for the Seychelles FetAfrik 2013, planned between May 23-25. The Bomas Kenya Masai dancer represents in Kenya one of the most known and popular cultural groups of the country’s … May 9, 2013
SriLankan Airlines, the National Airline of Sri Lanka, is delighted to partner with World Travel Awards, for the first ever Indian Ocean Gala ceremony in the Maldives which takes place on May 12. World Travel Awards is widely acknowledge as the “Oscars … May 9, 2013
At the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) being held in Dubai, at the Ministerial Forum of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Director of Ile de la Reunion Tourisme (IRT), Mr. Pascal Viroleau, met with Mr. Taleb Rifai, Secretary General of the UNWTO. … May 9, 2013