As of June 12th, 2014, the probably most exciting sporting event of the year will start. For four weeks, the football world is going to be all topsy-turvy. Who wants to be at the face, but not live at the football events, enjoys some time at Ponta dos … January 23, 2014
The mid-ocean islands of the Seychelles continues its drive in South America and has now moved to increase the general awareness about the island’s Festival of the Sea, SUBIOS, in South America. This is an effort to now promote this event in particular … June 3, 2013
Accelerated growth of visitors for South America is expected in the near future, and the Seychelles tourism industry is optimistic that the South American Market can become one of its main markets due to the growing interest in our islands.
The … May 1, 2013
The first day of Word Travel Market Latin America, the main international tourism fair that is happening for the first time on the continent, was marked by the optimism of the sector in relation to the travel market in Latin America, and especially in … April 24, 2013
A number of high-profile European travel organizations and businesses will exhibit in Brazil for the inaugural World Travel Market Latin America, taking place in Sao Paulo this April 23-25.World Travel Market Latin America, the leading global event for … April 12, 2013
Seychelles penetration on the South American market of Brazil has set the marketing wheel going for the islands’ local Destination Management Companies (DMCs) to move to capture their fair share of the Brazilian tourism market. Brazil’s soaring financial … February 18, 2013
Seychelles has seen the arrival of Brazil's “Rosas de Ouro Samba Dancers and Drummers” delegation early this morning for the 2013 edition of the annual Carnaval International de Victoria that is staged in Seychelles.
This year for the first time … February 7, 2013
Confirmation has been received that a group of Brazilian Samba dancers and drummers are traveling to the Seychelles for the February 2013 carnival. This 2013 edition of the annual Carnaval International de Victoria is being co-hosted by Seychelles, La … December 17, 2012
South Africa, Seychelles, Mauritius, Mozambique, Tanzania, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, and Zimbabwe joined some 200 international hotel companies, destination management companies (DMCs), and tour operators to promote twin-center holidays between South … August 31, 2012
Ambassador Tony Leon for South Africa in Argentina met with Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, and together they discussed the potential that exists for the Seychelles in Argentina, Brazil, and in South America … August 31, 2012
Minister Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles left Brazil where he was participating in the 2012 Explore South Africa Road Show Tourism Fair. The Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture was accompanied by David Germain, the Seychelles Tourism … August 30, 2012
Mr. Marco Ferraz, the President of the Brazilian Association of Tour Operators. met with Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, who is in Brazil on a working visit. Mr. Ferraz is the current President of Braztoa, the … August 29, 2012
Sao Paulo tour operators and travel agents got a taste of Seychelles when the island’s Tourism Board, in collaboration with Creole Travel Services (a Seychelles destination management company represented by Silvia Luise Hackmann at email@example.com … August 29, 2012
A new dynamic in relationship has been launched in Brazil between Emirates Airline and the tourism destination of the Seychelles, whose Minister responsible for Tourism was in Brazil to open the South American market for Seychelles. It was a meeting between … August 28, 2012
A Seychelles press conference attended by some 35 Brazilian tourism trade and national press in Jardins at Sao Paulo was the opportunity for the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture to speak about the Seychelles as what he called is … August 28, 2012
Rosas de Ouro, or the Golden Rose Samba School, will be traveling to Seychelles in February 2013 to take part in the island’s annual Carnaval International de Victoria. This Samba School was founded since 1971 and is today one of the largest and well-structured … August 28, 2012
The Seychelles delegation, on a working mission in Sao Paulo in Brazil, met with Pedro Rossini of Qatar Airways and discussed the way forward to increase visitor numbers for Seychelles from Brazil. The Seychelles delegation in Brazil is headed by Alain … August 27, 2012
The Seychelles delegation currently in Brazil for the Explore South Africa Road Show 2012 has been meeting with the Samba School of Sao Paulo of Brazil to discuss Brazil’s participation at the 2013 Carnaval International de Victoria that is held annually … August 26, 2012
The Seychelles Tourism Board is continuing its policy of diversification of its tourism markets. China was one of their main initial targets in diversification which saw the President of Seychelles personally lead delegations to open that market. This … August 26, 2012
The Brazilian top fashion brand, MOB, has come out with its alluring Seychelles-Summer Catalogue 2013, captivating fashionistas with its latest summer collection against the spectacular backdrop of the mid-ocean tropical islands of Seychelles.
For … August 21, 2012
“Your country is truly a PARADISE (I have no words to describe how fascinating this place is) and I can assure you MOB´s Summer 2013 fashion catalogue will be, by far, the most amazing catalogue they have ever produced. The ROI Seychelles Tourism Board … June 6, 2012
Brazil is Latin America’s fastest-growing travel and tourism economy; with travel and tourism’s direct contribution to GDP, it is forecast to grow at 7.8 percent in 2012.
Research released by David Scowsill, President and CEO, World Travel & Tourism … March 16, 2012
The Seychelles Tourism Board has confirmed that the Samba Queen from PARAISO Escola de SAMBA is personally heading a delegation of Brazilian Samba Dancers to the 2012 Carnival in Seychelles. The group is currently in the UK and will be flying into Seychelles … February 8, 2012
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), and the government of Ceará, Brazil, will bring together international and national experts to debate the impact of tourism on development, social inclusion, and regional … November 17, 2011
The Seychelles’ tourism industry is optimistic that the South American market can become one of its important markets due to the growing interest in its islands.
The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Director for Africa, UAE, and the Americas, David … November 1, 2011
David Germain, the Seychelles Tourism Board Director for Africa, UAE, and The Americas will soon be leading a delegation from Seychelles tourism to exhibit and participate at the ABAV Exhibition in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in South America. This event … October 6, 2011
World Travel Market (WTM) 2011 will focus on the emerging BRIC economies with its first-ever dedicated headline session on the travel and tourism potential of Brazil, Russia, India, and China.
WTM 2010 highlighted the tourism development in the BRIC … July 8, 2011
The Tanzanian-Zanzibar delegation for the 2011 Seychelles "Carnaval
International de Victoria" arrived in the country yesterday, led by HE the Second Vice President, Hon Seif Ali Iddi, as did he Brazilian delegation who are eager to be part of the carnival … March 1, 2011
Len Cordiner is the author of an assessment article on world carnivals. He is part of the WHL Group, one of the largest local-travel companies in the world, a global network of companies that helps travelers find unique ways to experience a destination … February 8, 2011
AGENCIES PREPARE FOR UNPRECEDENTED GROWTH IN SOUTH AMERICAN TRAVEL MARKETSouth American travel management companies Jet Stream Turismo ( www.jetstream.com.br/portal/ ) and Viajes Verger S.A. ( www.barceloviajes.com.ar/ ) have become global partners of … September 21, 2010
After hosting one of the most successful Global Travel & Tourism Summits ever, breaking records in both participation (1,448 delegates) and media coverage (close to 1,700 articles, broadcasts, etc.), the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina can look forward … November 9, 2009
The importance of travel and tourism to Santa Catarina's economy is indisputable, yet much of the potential of this southern state of Brazil remains largely untapped. This was one of the main conclusions of an economic impact study conducted by the World … May 15, 2009
LONDON, UK - Today, as the chairman and top executives of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) met with Brazil's President, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, and the Governor of the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina, Luiz Henrique da Silveira, … November 27, 2008
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today announced its agreement with the Government of Santa Catarina and the Government of Brazil to hold its forthcoming Global Travel & Tourism Summit in Florianopolis (the capital of Santa Catarina) from May … November 10, 2008
GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (NYSE:GOL) (NYSE:and) (NYSE:Bovespa:) (NYSE:GOLL4), the parent company of Brazil's low-cost airlines GOL Transportes Aereos S.A. and VRG Linhas Aereas S.A., announces that GOL's Fly Easy Purchase Program has received … December 26, 2007