Seychelles, positioning as a relevant tourism destination in La Reunion, has forged through an aggressive publicity campaign to raise the archipelago’s visibility on the sister island.
Journalists and producers from La Reunion flew to the Seychelles … April 8, 2013
The Indian Ocean Tourism Destination of La Reunion has been receiving unprecedented media review since co-hosting the annual Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands carnival alongside the Seychelles and Madagascar.
It was readers in Hong Kong who last week got … April 3, 2013
Seychelles and the island of La Reunion, represented by Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, and Mr. Didier Robert, the President of the Region Reunion, signed an MOU to formalize the existing working partnership … February 11, 2013
The Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism & Culture, Mr. Alain St.Ange, and the Head of the Ile Reunion Tourisme (IRT), Mr. Pascal Viroleau, met last week to discuss the coming carnival they are both co-hosting alongside Madagascar and Zimbabwe. … January 13, 2013
Tourism Ministers from the Indian Ocean islands community rallied under the Indian Ocean Commission (COI) to discuss tourism and the marketing of tourism in the Indian Ocean. President Didier Robert of La Reunion island welcomed everyone to La Reunion … November 18, 2012
Five Ministers from the Indian Ocean Commission islands received from President Didier Robert of La Reunion the Conseil Regional Medal of La Reunion during the Tourism Ministers’ Summit that took place this week at St. Denis in La Reunion.
Seychelles … November 18, 2012
Five young Seychellois students following hospitality and tourism studies on the island of La Reunion, this week met with Ministers Jean-Paul Adam and Alain St.Ange who were on an official working visit to La Reunion.
Shabellah Bristol, Vanessa Savy, … November 14, 2012
Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, was the guest of Antenne Reunion Television on their News Plateau to talk about the Indian Ocean Vanilla islands following the 2012 Tourism Ministers’ Summit this week. … November 13, 2012
The Council of Ministers of the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Regional Organization this week met in La Reunion to finalize the way forward for the organization with the appointment of the organization’s Executive Director.
At a meeting held at the … November 13, 2012
Alain St.Ange, the sitting President of the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Regional Organization, is pushing to have the body’s CEO and Marketing Director named at this La Reunion Ministers’ Summit. The regional organization comprised of Comoros, La … November 11, 2012
Seychelles Minister Alain St.Ange discussed future partnership in the field of culture and tourism with a high delegation from La Reunion island.
Headed by the Vice President of the Regional Council, Mrs. Huguette Vidot, the La Reunion delegation … November 3, 2012
Seychelles Minister Alain St.Ange played host to a VIP lunch at Marie Antoinette Restaurant of Victoria to welcome Creole island dignitaries to 2012 Seychelles Festival Kreol.
In the presence of the Mauritian Minister for Gender Equality, Child Development … October 29, 2012
Two experts from La Reunion island are currently in Seychelles to conduct a five-day workshop as part of the existing corporation program between La Reunion and Seychelles, and also as part of the assistance Seychelles receives from this neighbor island.
Mrs. … October 25, 2012
Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister for Tourism & Culture, who was in Paris for Top Resa 2012 and who is also the President of the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Regional Organization, said that he was supporting the bid by France and the island … September 27, 2012
The Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, Mr. Alain St.Ange, used the International French Travel Market in Paris last week to meet with Mr. Pascal Viroleau, the Head of the IRT (Ile Reunion Tourisme), to discuss the strengthening of … September 25, 2012
The Department of La Reunion Island (IRT) used the French International Tourism Fair in Paris this week to present to Sophie Gastrin, the Grand Reporter of France 2 Television, with a Certificate of Merit as an “Ambassadeur Ile De La Reunion” for … September 21, 2012
Seychelles explored the possibility of venturing into a Vanilla exhibition cultivation with the help from the neighboring island knows as the Bourbon island.
La Reunion island’s attractive scent of vanilla is today well-known across the world. The … September 6, 2012
The undisputable Seychellois singer Sandra Esparon, and La Reunion singer, Damien Amable, are now considered the perfect artistic duo of the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands. Together they have become La Reunion island media stars. Their acquaintance two … September 4, 2012
A press conference with the most of La Reunion island television and radio stations and with most of the written press also present was called yesterday to close the General Meeting of the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands. The press conference was presided … August 23, 2012
The Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands meeting held at St. Gilles in La Reunion on August 22-23 is set to consolidate and move the regional grouping forward.The meeting, which was presided over by Minister Alain St.Ange from the Seychelles who is the current … August 23, 2012
Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, is in La Reunion since yesterday to chair the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Meeting.
Minister St.Ange was elected President of the Vanilla Islands in July at the Minister’s … August 22, 2012
Seychellois singer, Sandra from the group “Dezil,” has attained widespread popularity in the Indian Ocean region.
Her name and face has become even more familiar since the La Reunion newspaper “Journal du Dimanche” published a glowing article … August 20, 2012
La Reunion, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, and Seychelles have all already confirmed their participation at the coming Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands working meeting taking place in La Reunion on August 22 and 23 and it is believed that Comoros will also … August 13, 2012
Tourism chiefs from the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands are set to meet for 3 days in La Reunion from August 20-23.
This will be the first meeting of the organization since Minister Alain St.Ange from the Seychelles was elected President of the grouping … August 5, 2012
Tracks of Seychelles talented singers Sandra Esparon, Chicco Martino and Elijah have gained regional spotlight in the La Réunion island. They have made headlines in the entertainment chronicle of one the most read local newspapers of the island, “Journal … July 18, 2012
Didier Robert, the Président de la Région Réunion, used the Routes Africa forum in Seychelles to showcase La Réunion’s new drive to develop tourism.
“A dynamic tourism industry in the Indian Ocean is a chance for the economy and work opportunity … July 13, 2012
The Mauritius Tourism Promotional Authority (MTPA) has made the move to put an end to the claim of the “copy cat” action of the annual carnival in the Seychelles, which was co-hosted in March this year by the Vanilla Islands of the Seychelles and … June 10, 2012
During the 2012 International Tourism Fair of Madagascar, Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture; Attoumani Harouna, the Vice President of Mayotte Tourism, and Michel Ahamed, his Director of Tourism; Eric Koller, the … May 31, 2012
The Prefet de La Reunion, Mr. Michel Lalande, and Alain St.Ange, the Minister for Tourism and Culture, used the opportunity of an airport meeting to discuss tourism and air access. The Prefet, Mr. Michel Lalande, was departing Seychelles after his working … April 8, 2012
The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, met privately with his Mauritian counterpart, the Minister for Tourism and Leisure, John Michael Yeung Sik Yuen.
Minister St.Ange extended an invitation to Minister Yeung Sik Yuen to come … March 28, 2012
The French Ambassador to the Seychelles met with key stakeholders who are partners of the regional cooperation agreement between Seychelles and the La Reunion Island.
The meeting, chaired by Mr. Phillipe Delacroix, the French Ambassador accredited … March 25, 2012
This award was created by Eventiz to recognize the best setup and installations for computers and mobile phones. From January 25 to February 15, 2012, more than 15 million Internet users voted ( www.monsiteprefere.travel ) for their preferred Internet … March 18, 2012
The friendship and togetherness between La Reunion and Seychelles was again evident at ITB 2012 when the IRT (Ile Reunion Tourisme) shared the visit to their stand by the Kiel handball team, today’s handball champions.
La Reunion Tourisme has personal … March 11, 2012
The Department of La Reunion Island (IRT) used the ITB Tourism Trade Fair in Berlin, Germany, to present to Alain St.Ange, the newly-appointed Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture with a Certificate of Merit as an “Ambassadeur Ile … March 10, 2012
A Samba Queen and their group of dancers took center stage at the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Carnival and thrilled the thousands of islanders who lined the streets of Victoria to watch the carnival's opening ceremony and the carnival procession. The … March 5, 2012
The mid-ocean island of La Reunion in the Indian Ocean, a co-organizer of the “Carnaval International de Victoria” that is staged annually in the Seychelles, used their carnival parade to showcase their culture and diversity of their people.
La … March 5, 2012
The two Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands of Seychelles and La Reunion decided to cooperate to co-host the 2012 “Carnaval International de Victoria” that is held annually in the Seychelles. Today, analysts are assessing the merit of such a partnership, … February 24, 2012
Seychelles has confirmed that it will be participating at the Foire Internatioanale de La Reunion alongside India, China, Madagascar, Singapore, Vietnam, Mauritius, and others showcasing its best to attract visitors from La Reunion to come to visit their … February 19, 2012
The recent promotional drive by Seychelles in the neighboring island of La Reunion was to reconfirm the participation of the island in the carnival of carnivals” that is held in the Seychelles annually in the month of March.
Both La Reunion and the … February 16, 2012
The CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Alain St.Ange, ended a two-day working visit in La Reunion with a meeting with TV and written press of La Reunion so as to update the Indian Ocean French Island on the Vanilla Islands Carnival that is staged annually … February 7, 2012
Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), and Pascal Viroleau of the Ile de La Reunion Tourisme (IRT), held meetings in La Reunion with delegations from La Region government of La Reunion headed by Mr. Jean-Francois Sita, the Vice … February 6, 2012
Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, used a transit stop in Mauritius to meet with the Mauritian press to help raise the visibility of the 2012 India Ocean Vanilla Islands “Carnaval International de Victoria,” which is staged annually … February 6, 2012
The 2012 carnival of the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands that is staged in Seychelles annually by Seychelles and La Reunion, moved into gear this week with an official countdown that took place at the International Conference Center (ICCS) in Victoria, the … January 29, 2012
The Anse Aux Poules Bleues Studio of Michael Adams in the Southwest of Mahe island in the Seychelles received the visit of Mr. Didier Robert, the President of la Region de La Reunion, last Saturday as Mr. Robert was on a final tour of the island after … January 8, 2012
Father Christmas was too busy – in fact, he was so busy discovering spectacular dive sites on La Reunion, accompanied by the island’s professionals divers, it was up to Mother Christmas to distribute Christmas gifts under the sea of the warm Indian … December 23, 2011
It is reported from the islands of the Seychelles and La Reunion that arrangements for their March 2012 carnival is gathering momentum. More press than ever before seen in the Indian Ocean region have confirmed that they will visit the Vanilla Islands … December 20, 2011
Countries have joined forces to hold the FIFA Football World Cup and such major events. This approach has been commended as being novel and realistic and economy friendly, yet achieving the needed results. This is why it is encouraging to see two islands … December 18, 2011
A Seychelles delegation led by the island’s Minister for Internal Affairs, Transport, and the Environment, Mr. Joel Morgan, returned to the Seychelles after a successful working visit in La Reunion.
Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, … December 16, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) and the Ile de La Reunion Tourism (IRT) held a joint press conference in St. Denis in La Reunion this week to announce their working cooperation in the marketing of their islands.
Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles … December 15, 2011
The La Reunion island press of December 13 has reflected on the new agreement signed between the IRT (La Reunion Tourism) and the STB (Seychelles Tourism Board). Both of the islands’ main daily newspapers, Le Quotidien de La Réunion and Le Journal … December 14, 2011
Barry Faure, the Seychelles Secretary of State in the President’s Office and Chairman of the Seychelles Tourism Board, delivered an address at the official opening ceremony of the Seychelles and La Reunion Island joint marketing meeting taking place … November 22, 2011
The Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel, met with the President de la region La Reunion, Mr. Didier Robert, following the official opening of the 2011 Marketing Meeting of the Seychelles Tourism Board, which this year is being held jointly with the … November 22, 2011
The Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel, and the President de la region La Reunion, Mr. Didier Robert, assisted the opening the opening of the 2011 Seychelles Tourism Board’s Annual Marketing Meeting, which this year was being held jointly with the … November 21, 2011
Didier Robert, the President de la region La Reunion, and Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, and their marketing teams, took time last Sunday to look at the natural beauty of the Seychelles as seen from the sea to discuss twin destinations … November 20, 2011
Mr. Didier Robert, President de la Region, La Reunion, accompanied by Pascal Viroleau, his Head of Tourism, and a delegation of Country Tourism Office Representatives and Marketing Directors arrived in Seychelles on Saturday, November 19 to participate … November 20, 2011
Mr. Didier Robert, President de la Region of La Reunion Island, and Mr. Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, have signed a partnership agreement that sets the stage for a closer working strategy between La Reunion Island's Tourism (IRT) … September 21, 2011
La Reunion Island has become the first tourism destination to work in partnership with a French football club, more specifically the PSG (Paris-Saint Germain), in which plays the La Reunion-born footballer Guillaume Hoarau.The partnership agreement with … August 5, 2011
After launching its iPhone application in May this year, La Reunion Tourism has come out with a new application that is also compatible to the iPad device.
This new application called “Visites virtuelles Réunion” (Reunion’s virtual visit) will … August 4, 2011
Seychelles and La Reunion have started a staff exchange program as part of cooperation between the two islands that form part of the Vanilla Islands group.
Two staff from the Seychelles Tourism Board – Eileen Hoareau and Nathalie Pillay – have just … July 18, 2011
International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) Chairman Juergen Thomas Steinmetz congratulated Dr. Pascal Viroleau of Le Reunion Tourism and welcomed this French territory as ICTP’s latest founding member.La Reunion is located in the Indian Ocean. … June 13, 2011
The weekly popular glossy magazine, "7 Magazine," just published pictures of the recent presidential elections of the Seychelles and the victory by President James Michel, the incumbent candidate. The widely-read weekly magazine states, “We had announced … June 10, 2011
The Seychelles continues to push ahead with their program of naming members from the press fraternity to become part of their unique and exclusive club named the "Friends of Seychelles-Press."
Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, and … June 9, 2011
The Indian Ocean Island of La Reunion has made an unprecedented mark during the 2011 Seychelles carnival when they paraded a float in the carnival procession depicting their volcano and their newly-accredited UNESCO World Heritage Site. La Reunion Island´s … March 11, 2011
The Indian Ocean Island of La Reunion has confirmed details about their float for the 2011 Seychelles "Carnaval International de Victoria." It is the unique UNESCO World Heritage Site of La Reunion that will take center stage of the La Reunion Island … March 2, 2011
A tourism delegation from the Seychelles islands traveled to La Reunion last weekend to help consolidate the work started last August when the Seychelles Tourism Board worked alongside Air Austral to launch a second weekly flight to Seychelles.
This … April 14, 2010