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Seychelles approached by Zambia for support of their first cultural festival

Seychelles approached by Zambia for support of their first cultural festival

Seychelles’ success of the annual Indian Ocean Vanilla Island’s “Carnaval International de Victoria” was closely watched by many of its international partners. Today it is accepted that the word-of-mouth and the huge press coverage surrounding … April 7, 2013
Africa Travel Association to hold 7th annual Presidential Forum on Tourism in New York

Africa Travel Association to hold 7th annual Presidential Forum on Tourism in New York

The President of Benin, HE Dr. Boni Yayi; Vice President of Uganda, HE Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi; and tourism leaders from Tanzania and the Gambia will attend a high-level event on Thursday, September 27, along with African heads of state, vice presidents, … September 23, 2012
African specialists prepared for social media

African specialists prepared for social media

Social media could destroy the mystery of Africa, but specialists will thrive as a result, according to a panel of senior African tourism businesses at the latest World Travel Market Meridian Club Think Tank, which took place Tuesday, July 10. Senior … July 16, 2012
Seychelles President Michel meets South African President Zuma in margins of AU Summit

Seychelles President Michel meets South African President Zuma in margins of AU Summit

Seychelles President James Michel and his South African counterpart, President Jacob Zuma, held bilateral discussions in the margins of the 19th Session of the Assembly of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. President Michel has hailed South … July 16, 2012
Seychelles President sends message on the occasion of Africa Day 2012

Seychelles President sends message on the occasion of Africa Day 2012

Seychelles President James Michel sent the following message to commemorate Africa Day 2012, May 25, 2012: “From the Indian Ocean, today on May 25, Seychelles joins the rest of the world in celebrating Africa day. “Africa Day is an occasion, … May 27, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners announces Sandton as destination member

International Council of Tourism Partners announces Sandton as destination member

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA & BRUSSELS, Belgium - The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Sandton Tourism Association (SAT) has become a destination member of its global alliance, joining the growing list of members from Africa. President … May 23, 2012
Seychelles tourism trade delegation in Durban for 2012 INDABA Trade Fair

Seychelles tourism trade delegation in Durban for 2012 INDABA Trade Fair

A Seychelles tourism delegation led by the island’s newly-appointed Minister for Tourism & Culture, Alain St.Ange, is leading an important delegation to INDABA 2012. He is being accompanied by the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Elsia Grandcourt; … May 13, 2012
Discover a world of wonders in Zimbabwe at the Africa Travel Association’s 37th Annual World Congress

Discover a world of wonders in Zimbabwe at the Africa Travel Association’s 37th Annual World Congress

NEW YORK, New York - The Africa Travel Association (ATA) announced today that registration is now open for the 37th Annual World Congress, to be held from May 18-22, in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, one of the world’s top natural wonders and adventure capitals. … March 30, 2012
Discover a world of wonders in Zimbabwe at the Africa Travel Association’s 37th Annual World Congress

Discover a world of wonders in Zimbabwe at the Africa Travel Association’s 37th Annual World Congress

NEW YORK, New York - The Africa Travel Association (ATA) announced today that registration is now open for the 37th Annual World Congress, to be held from May 18-22, in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, one of the world’s top natural wonders and adventure capitals. … March 30, 2012
Routes Africa 2012 set to rally airline companies, civil aviation authorities and tourism boards in Seychelles

Routes Africa 2012 set to rally airline companies, civil aviation authorities and tourism boards in Seychelles

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, has used the 48th RETOSA board meeting of the Tourism Ministers and the SADC meeting being held in Mauritius to call on Africa’s civil aviation authorities and their tourism boards to … March 29, 2012
Africa proud to announce two back to back tourism events

Africa proud to announce two back to back tourism events

The SADC and RETOSA meetings in Mauritius this week was an opportunity for Seychelles and Zimbabwe to speak with delegates and press of major tourism events coming to Africa. The world is still reliving the successful FIFA World Cup that was held in … March 27, 2012
UNWTO urges continued tourism investment in Africa

UNWTO urges continued tourism investment in Africa

Speaking at the Tourism Investment Forum for Africa (INVESTOUR), UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary General Taleb Rifai encouraged companies to continue investing in Africa and its growing tourism markets. “Africa has been one of the … January 24, 2012
Seychelles and Senegal elected as Africa delegates to UNWTO Sustainable Tourism Committee

Seychelles and Senegal elected as Africa delegates to UNWTO Sustainable Tourism Committee

The 19th Session of the UNWTO General Assembly being held at Gyeongju in Korea has elected the Republic of the Seychelles and the Republic of Senegal as Africa delegates to the UNWTO Sustainable Tourism Committee. Minister Thierno Lo, the Senegal Minister … October 12, 2011
Global tourism leaders discuss importance of collaboration to ensure success of Africa's tourism industry

Global tourism leaders discuss importance of collaboration to ensure success of Africa's tourism industry

NEW YORK, New York – African and global tourism leaders gathered at New York University last Tuesday, September 20, 2011, to discuss the need to raise the profile of travel and tourism on Africa’s political and economic agendas and to establish networks … September 29, 2011
Cape Town crowned best destination in Africa at World Tourism Awards 2011

Cape Town crowned best destination in Africa at World Tourism Awards 2011

Cape Town has again earned top honors in the world of tourism by garnering the title of Best Destination in Africa at the World Tourism Awards on Monday. It is the seventh time this accolade has been won by the city. Since 1998, Cape Town has picked up … September 21, 2011
ICTP destination alliance appoints VP to further increase African memberships

ICTP destination alliance appoints VP to further increase African memberships

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that Mr. C. Paschal Eze has been appointed as the new Vice President for Membership Development in Africa for ICTP. Chairman Juergen T. Steinmetz said: "Africa is an important region for ICTP. … July 28, 2011
Members of Seychelles Tourism Board attend meeting of SADC Ministers responsible for tourism

Members of Seychelles Tourism Board attend meeting of SADC Ministers responsible for tourism

Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, is being joined by David Germain, Seychelles’ Tourism Director for Africa and the Americas, and Glynn Burridge, the Tourism Board's copywriter and tourism consultant, at the meeting of 46th Retosa … June 17, 2011
Entrenching Joburg's position as Africa's premier business destination

Entrenching Joburg's position as Africa's premier business destination

JOHANNESBURG TOURISM’S CONFERENCE & EVENTS BUREAU ATTRACTS BUSINESS TOURISM EVENTS WORTH IN EXCESS OF R200 MILLION Having recently returned from a delegate-boosting trip to St. Petersburg (Russia) for the CIC Conservation and Hunting Congress - scheduled … May 23, 2011
Seychelles and Gabon to cooperate in the field of tourism

Seychelles and Gabon to cooperate in the field of tourism

The Seychelles and the West African State of Gabon have met in Libreville to discuss cooperation in the field of tourism. Gabon's Advisor to the President for Tourism Development, Annie Blondel, and Amandine Ogouebandja, from the Cabinet Office of Minister … March 18, 2011
High Commissioner of Lesotho discusses big picture of tourism in Africa with Seychelles

High Commissioner of Lesotho discusses big picture of tourism in Africa with Seychelles

The first high commissioner of Lesotho to Seychelles, HE Mrs. Matlotliso Lineo Lydia Ntoane, this week met the chief executive of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Alain St. Ange, to discuss cooperation in tourism.Mrs. Ntoane and Mr. St. Ange agreed there … January 31, 2011

Uganda to be World's First Nation to Adopt Tourism Legislation in support of UN MDG

(Kampala 22 May 2007) Uganda President, HIS EXCELLENCY YOWERI KAGUTA MUSEVENI, in his keynote address to the 4th IIPT African Conference on Peace through Tourism, announced that his government will introduce Tourism Legislation in support of the UN … May 22, 2007



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