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Vanilla Islands - Comoros, Seychelles, Reunion Island, Madagascar, Mauritius & Mayotte - gets more recognition as the new Indian Ocean block

Vanilla Islands - Comoros, Seychelles, Reunion Island, Madagascar, Mauritius & Mayotte - gets more recognition as the new Indian Ocean block

The La Reunion weekly popular magazine, “7 Magazine,” has started dedicating a full page of its weekly issue to the Vanilla Islands Regional Organization.This agreement to make available a full-color page in “7 Magazine” was reached just a week … June 11, 2013
Seychelles to host travel and tourism mart in 2014

Seychelles to host travel and tourism mart in 2014

Seychelles is taking the lead in promoting regional tourism and will host a travel and tourism mart with the member states of the Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC) next year to give the industry a further boost. This … June 9, 2013
Centara’s Last Minute offer for a beachside holiday in Mauritius

Centara’s Last Minute offer for a beachside holiday in Mauritius

Enjoy the east coast of Mauritius by staying on the beachfront at Centara Poste Lafayette Resort & Spa Mauritiuswith a Last Minute 25 percent package available between now and July 31, 2013. This brings the starting rate down to US$127.50 plus service … May 31, 2013
Seychelles Tourism Academy & the Constance Academy of Mauritius renew their working partnership

Seychelles Tourism Academy & the Constance Academy of Mauritius renew their working partnership

The Seychelles Tourism Academy and the Constance Hospitality Academy of Mauritius has renewed their existing working partnership with the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding. Two years ago, the Seychelles Tourism Academy and Constance Hospitality … May 30, 2013
Indian Ocean Commission organizes first Air Access meeting in Mauritius

Indian Ocean Commission organizes first Air Access meeting in Mauritius

Delegates from the Indian Ocean Commission member countries of Seychelles, Mauritius, Madagascar, La Reunion and Comoros gathered in Port-Louis, Mauritius from May 2-3, 2013 for a two-day conference to discuss issues and challenges of air transport in … May 15, 2013
Seychelles President extends message of solidarity to Mauritius

Seychelles President extends message of solidarity to Mauritius

Seychelles President James Michel has expressed his “great distress and dismay” following the flash floods that have struck Port Louis, where there has been loss of life and widespread damage was caused. In his message to Mauritian Prime Minister, … April 1, 2013
Following his coverage of the carnival in Seychelles, Mr. Jean Clement Cangy in Le Mauricien chronicle says culture is the bloodlife of tourism

Following his coverage of the carnival in Seychelles, Mr. Jean Clement Cangy in Le Mauricien chronicle says culture is the bloodlife of tourism

Mauritian author and journalist, Jean Clement Cangy, has taken time to spell out in the Le Mauricien newspaper the parallel between culture and tourism. “Culture is the lifeblood of tourism, for without culture there is no tourism,” said Jean Clement … February 27, 2013
Le Mauricien newspaper of Mauritius commends the carnival in Seychelles

Le Mauricien newspaper of Mauritius commends the carnival in Seychelles

Mr. Jean Clement Cangy was recently in Seychelles to cover the 2013 edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria in the Seychelles. This week he published an article in the Le Mauricien newspaper of Mauritius wishing continued success to this unique … February 19, 2013
Refueling at sea by a Seychelles oil tanker even as close to mainland of Africa and Mauritius

Refueling at sea by a Seychelles oil tanker even as close to mainland of Africa and Mauritius

MT Seychelles Paradise is a small oil tanker owned by the Seychelles Petroleum Company Ltd. (SEYPEC) and is providing a service that is today being appreciated by many ships passing through the Indian Ocean. The Seychelles oil tanker was constructed to … February 18, 2013
Rodrigues island of Mauritius came, saw and now confirms participation at 2014 carnival in Seychelles

Rodrigues island of Mauritius came, saw and now confirms participation at 2014 carnival in Seychelles

A delegation from the Mauritius island of Rodrigues was in Seychelles for the third edition of Carnaval Internationale de Victoria from February 8-10. The delegation was headed by the island's Tourism Commissioner, Mr. Jean Richard Payenbee, who was accompanied … February 15, 2013
Mauritius impresses at the carnival in Seychelles

Mauritius impresses at the carnival in Seychelles

“The Mauritian delegation has impressed the Seychellois public and all who attended the 2013 edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria,” said the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, Mr. Alain St.Ange. This is the first … February 11, 2013
Mauritius confirms its participation in the Carnaval International de Victoria in Seychelles

Mauritius confirms its participation in the Carnaval International de Victoria in Seychelles

The Mauritius Tourism Promotional Authority of Mauritius has confirmed that Mauritius will be participating at the 2013 edition of the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Carnival that is staged annually in the Seychelles. This announcement brings to four out … January 31, 2013
President of Vanilla Islands, Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles, congratulates Mauritius for reiterating the call for Maldives to join the Indian Ocean Regional Organization

President of Vanilla Islands, Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles, congratulates Mauritius for reiterating the call for Maldives to join the Indian Ocean Regional Organization

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, has congratulated Mauritius for reiterating the call by the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Regional Organization for Maldives to join the Vanilla Islands. Minister St.Ange of the … January 16, 2013
Seychelles Mauritius confusion over carnival clarified by Minister St.Ange

Seychelles Mauritius confusion over carnival clarified by Minister St.Ange

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange has reacted to the article that appeared on Today Newspaper with regard to the payment requested from Mauritius to participate in the Indian Ocean Annual Vanilla Island's Carnival. "It is … January 10, 2013
Movenpick Resort and Spa Mauritius: tropical paradise awarded

Movenpick Resort and Spa Mauritius: tropical paradise awarded

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced certification of Movenpick Resort & Spa Mauritius, located in the heart of the nature preserve of Bel Ombre, on the southwest coast of Mauritius. This resort identifies and promotes sustainable strategies, … December 21, 2012
Seychellois popular musician and artist Mercenary performs in Rodrigues and Mauritius

Seychellois popular musician and artist Mercenary performs in Rodrigues and Mauritius

Seychellois musician and artist “Mercenary” participated alongside local, regional, and international artists during the 2012 edition of the Mauritius Kreol Festivals of Rodrigues and Mauritius. After the initial invitation from Rodgrigues, through … December 20, 2012
First Spa Cenvaree opened in Mauritius early December

First Spa Cenvaree opened in Mauritius early December

The first Spa Cenvaree in Mauritius, located in the new Centara Poste Lafayette Resort & Spa Mauritius, has been opened since December 10, 2012. Spa Cenvaree is the premier spa brand of Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand's leading operator of deluxe … December 12, 2012
Serge Clair, the Chief Commissioner of the Mauritius island of Rodrigues pays a courtesy call on Seychelles President Michel

Serge Clair, the Chief Commissioner of the Mauritius island of Rodrigues pays a courtesy call on Seychelles President Michel

Mr. Serge Clair, the Chief Commissioner of the Mauritius island of Rodrigues, who was in Seychelles at the head of an important group of Rodrigues islanders for the 2012 Festival Kreol paid an courtesy call on the Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel. Together … November 4, 2012
Seychelles, Rodrigues, Mauritius and La Reunion unite to create a solid bloc of Creole-speaking islands

Seychelles, Rodrigues, Mauritius and La Reunion unite to create a solid bloc of Creole-speaking islands

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
Mauritius and Seychelles Ministers meet during the 2012 edition of the Seychelles annual Creole Festival

Mauritius and Seychelles Ministers meet during the 2012 edition of the Seychelles annual Creole Festival

Minister Mireille Martin, the Mauritius Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development & Family Welfare, and Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, used the opportunity of the 2012 edition of the Seychelles Annual Festival … October 28, 2012
Seychelles Minister St.Ange and Mr. Serge Clair of the Mauritius island of Rodrigues meet

Seychelles Minister St.Ange and Mr. Serge Clair of the Mauritius island of Rodrigues meet

Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, and Mr. Serge Clair, the Island Commissioner from the Mauritius island of Rodrigues, have met at the Ministry of Tourism and Culture at the National Cultural Center in … October 25, 2012
Seychelles agreement with Mauritius to share the ownership of the Mascareigne bank cited as an example of solving a contention through the policy of cultural diplomacy

Seychelles agreement with Mauritius to share the ownership of the Mascareigne bank cited as an example of solving a contention through the policy of cultural diplomacy

The Seychelles agreement with Mauritius to share the ownership of the Mascareigne bank was cited by the Seychelles founding President, Sir James Mancham, as being a prime example of solving a “contention” through the policy of cultural diplomacy. … October 25, 2012
Centara’s new Mauritius resort opens on December 15 with Half Board Plus offer for those booking online now

Centara’s new Mauritius resort opens on December 15 with Half Board Plus offer for those booking online now

Centara Poste Lafayette Resort & Spa Mauritius will open on December 15, 2012, and for guests booking online, starting from now Centara is offering a Half Board Plus rate that includes room, breakfast, and dinner, together with an open bar for three hours … October 24, 2012
Facebook fans get an extra special offer to celebrate the opening of Centara Hotels and Resorts’ new Mauritius resort

Facebook fans get an extra special offer to celebrate the opening of Centara Hotels and Resorts’ new Mauritius resort

Anyone who books a room at the new Centara Post Lafayette Resort & Spa Mauritius between now and December 31, 2012 will receive a 10 percent discount on the rate at any time between December 15 and September 30, 2013. This offer applies to all room … October 19, 2012
Final touches and landscaping see Centara Mauritius set for December opening

Final touches and landscaping see Centara Mauritius set for December opening

Centara Poste Lafayette Resort & Spa Mauritius is now confirmed to soft-open on December 15, 2012, with the final touches being made to the resort interiors and the landscaping program seeing the installation of water features and the planting of trees … October 16, 2012
Management team inspects Centara's new Mauritius resort with opening set for December 2012

Management team inspects Centara's new Mauritius resort with opening set for December 2012

John Bendtsen, Area General Manager, Centara Hotels & Resorts Mauritius, together with Sailash Boodhoo, Project Manager, and Mahen Tacouri, Chief Engineer of Centara Poste Lafayette Resort & Spa Mauritius, have inspected the progress on the construction … October 12, 2012
Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture and Mauritian Ambassador to Seychelles encourage cooperation efforts in field of tourism

Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture and Mauritian Ambassador to Seychelles encourage cooperation efforts in field of tourism

The first Mauritian Ambassador to be accredited in Seychelles, Mrs. Marie-France Roussety, confirmed that she would be following closely the dossier for improving aviation connectivity between Seychelles and Mauritius. Mrs. Roussety made the statement … October 4, 2012
Mauritius hosts IIPT Symposium to commemorate World Tourism Day

Mauritius hosts IIPT Symposium to commemorate World Tourism Day

PORT LOUIS, Mauritius – The Social Club of Air Mauritius hosted an IIPT All Island Symposium to commemorate World Tourism Day, September 27, 2013 on the theme: Tourism and Sustainable Energy: Powering Sustainable Development. Featured speakers at … October 4, 2012
Centara’s new Mauritius resort uses heritage as design theme

Centara’s new Mauritius resort uses heritage as design theme

Centara Poste Lafayette Resort & Spa Mauritius, which will soft open in December 2012, is a contemporary interpretation of the architectural and cultural heritage of Mauritius, seamlessly blending in with the lush surroundings and flanked by a pristine … October 2, 2012
Centara moves into Mauritius with a 4-star resort at Poste Lafayette

Centara moves into Mauritius with a 4-star resort at Poste Lafayette

Centara Hotels & Resorts has made its first move into Mauritius with the soft opening of Centara Poste Lafayette Resort & Spa Mauritius set for December 2012. “This is a very significant move for Centara, as it marks a strategic step into a … September 14, 2012
Seychelles coastal protection gets an extra boost through cultural tourism drive with Mauritius

Seychelles coastal protection gets an extra boost through cultural tourism drive with Mauritius

Seychelles rehabilitation of its coastal zone has been given an additional boost with the planting of a number of trees on the island of La Digue by the Mauritian Minister for Arts and Culture, Mr. Mookhesswur Choonee, and his Seychellois counterpart, … August 17, 2012
Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture gives his Mauritian counterpart a taste of cultural tourism through the La Digue Festival

Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture gives his Mauritian counterpart a taste of cultural tourism through the La Digue Festival

The Mauritian Minister for Arts and Culture, Mookhesswur Choonee, has been charmed by the idyllic beauty of La Digue, the third largest island of the Seychelles. Minister Choonee’s last stop on his three-day visit was on the island of La Digue for … August 17, 2012
The Mauritian Minister for Arts and Culture creates media buzz in Seychelles

The Mauritian Minister for Arts and Culture creates media buzz in Seychelles

The presence of the Mauritius Minister for Arts and Culture in Seychelles has created a media buzz in Seychelles local press, in the Indian Ocean region and foreign press. In an open statement to the Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation (SBC) on La … August 16, 2012
Mauritian Minister for Arts and Culture and his Seychellois counterpart received by Seychelles Vice President Faure

Mauritian Minister for Arts and Culture and his Seychellois counterpart received by Seychelles Vice President Faure

The Mauritian Minister for Arts and Culture, Mr. Mookhesswur Choonee, has called on the Seychelles Vice President, Danny Faure, at State House last Tuesday morning. Accompanied by the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, Minister … August 15, 2012
Seychelles and Mauritius renew cultural exchange pact

Seychelles and Mauritius renew cultural exchange pact

Seychelles and Mauritius have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cultural exchanges after they met at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the presence of Ambassador Maurice Loustau-Lalanne, the Principle Secretary of the Seychelles … August 14, 2012
Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture welcomes his Mauritius counterpart

Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture welcomes his Mauritius counterpart

The Mauritian Minister for Arts and Culture, Mookhesswur Choone, is in Seychelles at the invitation of the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange.Minister Choone, who arrived in the country this morning was greeted at the International … August 13, 2012
Seychelles Minister Alain St.Ange one-on-one interview with Mauritius News on Sunday

Seychelles Minister Alain St.Ange one-on-one interview with Mauritius News on Sunday

Seychelles nomination as the first President of Vanilla Island organization has generated interest in the Mauritius Press News on Sunday and made a sensational news angle. The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, a strong supporter … August 8, 2012
Seychelles - France: an unbreakable bond including tourism promotion

Seychelles - France: an unbreakable bond including tourism promotion

The Seychelles visibility in Mauritius, the Indian Ocean region, and in France received an additional boost this last week with the release of a full-page feature article in the glossy full-color Cote Nord Magazine. The Seychelles full-house meeting … August 3, 2012
John Dimon Bendtsen to lead two properties of Centara Hotels and Resorts in Mauritius

John Dimon Bendtsen to lead two properties of Centara Hotels and Resorts in Mauritius

Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the promotion of John Dimon Bendtsen from General Manager of Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives to Cluster General Manager of the two managed properties … July 16, 2012
Prime Minister Ramgoolam of Mauritius meets with Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture

Prime Minister Ramgoolam of Mauritius meets with Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture

The Prime Minister of Mauritius, the Honorable Dr. Navinchandra Ramgoolam, met with Mr. Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, when he was on a one-day working visit to Mauritius last Friday for the official opening … July 2, 2012
Mauritius launches its Shopping Fiesta in presence of Seychelles Minister in the spirit of the Vanilla Islands

Mauritius launches its Shopping Fiesta in presence of Seychelles Minister in the spirit of the Vanilla Islands

Last Friday evening, Michael Sik Yuen, the Mauritian Minister responsible for Tourism, officially declared open the First Edition of the Mauritius Shopping Fiesta, the event that today claims that Mauritius offers goods at cheaper prices than Dubai and … July 1, 2012
Air Mauritius today launches its new trendy and engaging website!

Air Mauritius today launches its new trendy and engaging website!

Far more than an online booking tool, the website has been entirely revamped creating a high-end immersive experience so that visitors to the site immediately immerse into the world of Mauritius. Launched on June 20, the website will help to rejuvenate … June 21, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners announces Mauritius as new member

International Council of Tourism Partners announces Mauritius as new member

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA & BRUSSELS, Belgium – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority has joined as a destination member. The Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) is a parastatal … June 21, 2012
Seychelles-Mauritius working as one for the region

Seychelles-Mauritius working as one for the region

The Prime Minister of Mauritius, His Excellency Dr. Navinchandra Ramgoolam, has today concluded his State Visit to Seychelles following a departure ceremony, led by Seychelles President James Michel, held at the Seychelles International Airport earlier … June 21, 2012
Mauritius Prime Minister Ramgoolam and Seychelles Minister St.Ange discussed tourism and cooperation

Mauritius Prime Minister Ramgoolam and Seychelles Minister St.Ange discussed tourism and cooperation

The Prime Minister of Mauritius, HE Mr. Navin Ramgoolam, met informally with Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, as he was in Seychelles as the Guest of Honor for the island’s National Day Celebrations. Earlier … June 19, 2012
Mauritian Prime Minister plants endemic Coco de Mer

Mauritian Prime Minister plants endemic Coco de Mer

The Prime Minister of Mauritius, His Excellency Dr. Navinchandra Ramgoolam, has planted a Coco de Mer tree in the VIP Arboretum tree planting park, during a visit to the National Biodiversity Centre at Barbarons yesterday commemorating his first State … June 18, 2012
Seychelles welcomes Mauritian Prime Minister for State Visit

Seychelles welcomes Mauritian Prime Minister for State Visit

The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. James Alix Michel, has warmly welcomed the Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius, His Excellency Dr. Navinchandra Ramgoolam, to Seychelles for the start of a historical State Visit from June 17-20.“It … June 17, 2012
Mauritius puts an ends to the claim of “copy cat” of the annual carnival in the Seychelles

Mauritius puts an ends to the claim of “copy cat” of the annual carnival in the Seychelles

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
Rodrigues island Mauritius takes part in FetAfrik to mark Africa Day in Seychelles

Rodrigues island Mauritius takes part in FetAfrik to mark Africa Day in Seychelles

The voices of Rodrigues island poets, Jean Danoel Jolicoeur and Stelio Pierre Louis, coming all the way from Seychelles' sister island Rodrigues of Mauritius, provided intricate harmony and set the rhythmic pace with their slamming poses and verses with … May 28, 2012
Seychelles more determined than ever to safeguard its “safety label” as neighbor Mauritius starts murder trial of Irish honeymooner

Seychelles more determined than ever to safeguard its “safety label” as neighbor Mauritius starts murder trial of Irish honeymooner

The Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture yesterday told industry players in Seychelles that they must all work together to safeguard the “safety label” enjoyed by Seychelles. “This is one of our important unique selling points. … May 23, 2012
Mauritius press records visit by Seychelles Minister St.Ange

Mauritius press records visit by Seychelles Minister St.Ange

The last working visit to Mauritius by Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, saw him at his best giving many interviews, press conferences, and photo opportunities to the Mauritius press. Minister Alain St.Ange is … April 25, 2012
Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture hosts press conference in Mauritius

Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture hosts press conference in Mauritius

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture has rallied the largest block ever of Mauritian media houses in Mauritius for a press conference at the Le Mauricia hotel conference room in Grand Baie. The press conference grouping of the Mauritian … April 5, 2012
Seychelles wants to invite Rodrigues island to participate in the Carnaval International de Victoria 2013 in Seychelles

Seychelles wants to invite Rodrigues island to participate in the Carnaval International de Victoria 2013 in Seychelles

The Mauritian Minister for Fisheries, Mr. Nicolas Von-Mally, who is a Rodrigues island-born Mauritian, met with Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, when the Seychelles Minister was on a working visit in Mauritius last week. Minister … April 1, 2012
Seychelles and Mauritius to consolidate cultural cooperation

Seychelles and Mauritius to consolidate cultural cooperation

The Mauritian Minister of Arts and Culture, Mookhesswur Choone, has pledged his support to open new areas of cultural cooperation with the Seychelles. Minister Choone made this pledge during his meeting with the Seychelles Minister responsible for … March 30, 2012
Travel and Tourism needs to become a potent force within RETOSA member countries

Travel and Tourism needs to become a potent force within RETOSA member countries

The Mauritius Minister for Tourism and Leisure, Micheal Yeung Sik Yuen, opened the 48th session of the RETOSA Board Meeting in Mauritius. RETOSA, the grouping of Southern Africa countries committed to the continued development of tourism, is this year … March 28, 2012
Tourism Ministers of Mauritius and Seychelles meet at Port Louis

Tourism Ministers of Mauritius and Seychelles meet at Port Louis

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
Seychelles and Mauritius sign landmark treaties for joint management of continental shelf

Seychelles and Mauritius sign landmark treaties for joint management of continental shelf

Seychelles President James Michel and Mauritian Prime Minister Navin Ramgoolam have signed two important treaties today, to share the management of the continental shelf of the Mascarene Plateau region. As a result, Seychelles and Mauritius now have joint … March 13, 2012
Seychelles and Mauritius Ministers responsible for tourism meet at ITB tourism trade fair in Berlin

Seychelles and Mauritius Ministers responsible for tourism meet at ITB tourism trade fair in Berlin

The Hon. Michael Sik Yuen, Minister of Tourism & Leisure of Mauritius, and Alain St.Ange, the newly-appointed Minister of Tourism and Culture of the Seychelles, met briefly in Berlin where they were both leading respective delegations to the 2012 ITB … March 12, 2012
State welcome for Seychelles President Michel in Mauritius

State welcome for Seychelles President Michel in Mauritius

The Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel, received a state welcome on arrival this morning at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International airport in Mauritius. The President was greeted by Mauritian Prime Minister Dr. Navin Ramgoolam as well as members … March 12, 2012
Seychelles President on state visit to Mauritius

Seychelles President on state visit to Mauritius

President James Michel of the Seychelles will be traveling to Mauritius this week on a state visit, where he will be the Chief Guest at the National Day Celebrations for the 44th anniversary of independence of Mauritius on March 12. During his visit, … March 11, 2012
Seychelles tourism chief holds press conference at Mauritius Airport on the island’s 2012 Carnival

Seychelles tourism chief holds press conference at Mauritius Airport on the island’s 2012 Carnival

Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, used a transit stop in Mauritius to hold a press conference with the island’s television, radio, and written press to update Mauritius on the upcoming Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Carnival which … February 8, 2012
Seychelles meets press in Mauritius on 2012 Carnival

Seychelles meets press in Mauritius on 2012 Carnival

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
Sankhara Luxury Private Beach Villas – the vision of an explorer and entrepreneur of the modern world

Sankhara Luxury Private Beach Villas – the vision of an explorer and entrepreneur of the modern world

Sankhara is first and foremost the story of a man: a soul from the past, an explorer and an entrepreneur of the modern world. He grew up on the Island of Zanzibar, a "Paradise Lost" located in the Indian Ocean, off the East Coast of Africa. His childhood … November 30, 2011
Seychelles and Mauritius Tourism Departments meet in Dubai and La Reunion Tourism Department heading for Seychelles for joint marketing meeting

Seychelles and Mauritius Tourism Departments meet in Dubai and La Reunion Tourism Department heading for Seychelles for joint marketing meeting

Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, and Robert Desvaux, the Chairman of the Mauritius Tourism Promotional Authority, took time from airline meetings at the Dubai Air Show to meet and continue discussions started at World Travel Market … November 13, 2011
WTM 2011 sees Seychelles and Mauritius sign MOU for cooperation

WTM 2011 sees Seychelles and Mauritius sign MOU for cooperation

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) and the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) represented by Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, and Robert Desvaux, the Chairman of the Mauritius Tourism Promotional Authority, have signed … November 11, 2011
New Mauritius Minister for Tourism and Seychelles Tourism's Chief Executive Officer meet

New Mauritius Minister for Tourism and Seychelles Tourism's Chief Executive Officer meet

The new Tourism Minister of Mauritius, Mr. Michael Sik Yuen, and the Chief Executive Officer of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Mr. Alain St.Ange, met as they were both in Paris for the French Tourism Trade Fair - Top Resa. It was the first meeting … September 30, 2011
Seychelles welcomes move from Mauritius to accept and prosecute pirates

Seychelles welcomes move from Mauritius to accept and prosecute pirates

The Chair of the High Level Committee on Piracy has applauded the recent pre-trial prisoner transfer agreement signed between Mauritius and the European Union, which is the first step towards prosecuting pirates captured at sea in Mauritian courts. … July 21, 2011
Shanti Maurice invites guests to dine at

Shanti Maurice invites guests to dine at "Grandma’s Kitchen"

Shanti Maurice is delighted to announce the introduction of ‘Grandma’s Kitchen’, a new offering which allows guests of the resort to dine at the home of the grandmother of one of the resort’s own team members. Grandma’s Kitchen underpins … July 18, 2011
Nira Spa at Shanti Maurice – Best Luxury Resort Spa 2011

Nira Spa at Shanti Maurice – Best Luxury Resort Spa 2011

The World luxury Spa Awards™ gives recognition & thanks to Nira Spa. The Award congratulates unsurpassed service excellence and puts the spotlight on our spas that represent the finest standards and thus attracting the attention of global spa-goers … July 14, 2011
Nira Spa launches new signature treatments this summer at the Shanti Maurice

Nira Spa launches new signature treatments this summer at the Shanti Maurice

The Nira Spa at Shanti Maurice offers a unique range of therapies, featuring the ancient regimes of Ayurveda, Yoga and Vedanta combined with the latest international wellness regimes that include Hydrotherapy, Cocoons, Body Polishes, Fusion Massage and … July 12, 2011
Destination Magazine singing praises of the Seychelles

Destination Magazine singing praises of the Seychelles

Katerina and Eric Roberts' two-page feature from Mauritius was just published in Destination Magazine, which is issued from its base in Jakarta.Katerina and Eric Roberts are also the ones responsible for the latest update of the Thomas Cook Guide on the … July 1, 2011
Mauritius declares support for Seychelles WTO accession

Mauritius declares support for Seychelles WTO accession

Mauritius has signed an agreement with Seychelles in support of Seychelles’ accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO), following bilateral consultations held yesterday in Johannesburg, South Africa, in the lead-up to the 2nd COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite … June 16, 2011
Mauritius to be Centara’s 6th international location

Mauritius to be Centara’s 6th international location

Centara Hotels & Resorts has signed a management contract for a four-star resort property in Mauritius, marking the company’s sixth international location. Due to open in October 2012, Centara Poste Lafayette Resort & Spa Mauritius is set on a 500-meter … June 9, 2011
Seychelles Tourism Board delegates to participate in Vanilla Islands meeting in Mauritius

Seychelles Tourism Board delegates to participate in Vanilla Islands meeting in Mauritius

Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, accompanied by Elsia Grandcourt, his Deputy, leaves Seychelles this morning for La Reunion enroute to Mauritius for a Vanilla Islands Air Access Meeting. The Mauritius meeting will see the participation … June 3, 2011
Mauritian Vice Prime Minister signs Double Taxation Agreement while in Seychelles

Mauritian Vice Prime Minister signs Double Taxation Agreement while in Seychelles

The Double Taxation Agreement between Mauritius and Seychelles was signed on the March 11, 2005. Since the enactment of the agreement, Seychelles has seen an increase in investments from Mauritius, and trade between the two countries has increased significantly. … March 4, 2011
Vulnerabilities of small islands must be recognized

Vulnerabilities of small islands must be recognized

NEW YORK, NY - Seychelles Vice President Danny Faure has called for an urgent review of the UN system’s support to Small Island Developing States (SIDS), accompanied by the integration of SIDS issues in the work programs of all UN agencies. In his … September 28, 2010
Louis D'Offay heads Seychelles tourism delegation attending Iles Vanille meeting in Mauritius

Louis D'Offay heads Seychelles tourism delegation attending Iles Vanille meeting in Mauritius

A delegation from Seychelles’ tourism industry is in Mauritius to join with colleagues from Mauritius, La Reunion, and Madagascar to attend a meeting that is being held for tourism operators of the Indian Ocean islands destinations. The Seychelles … September 17, 2010
Mauritius, Seychelles and Maldives hit awards jackpot

Mauritius, Seychelles and Maldives hit awards jackpot

LONDON, England - Mauritius, Seychelles, and the Maldives scooped the majority of key overall awards for the Indian Ocean in this year’s prestigious World Travel Awards. It was a night of elation – and disappointment for some – at the World Travel … July 7, 2010
Shanti Ananda new dimensions

Shanti Ananda new dimensions

Shanti Ananda, Mauritius’ heavenly hideaway, a firm favorite on the Spa scene since opening in December 2006, is introducing a number of additions to further expand its offerings.Located on a natural beach setting surrounded by lush forests, Shanti … November 10, 2009
Shanti Ananda Maurice unveils exciting new developments

Shanti Ananda Maurice unveils exciting new developments

Spread over 35 acres of tropical gardens, with breathtaking views of the hills and the Indian Ocean with its coral reefs, Shanti Ananda Maurice is located in the south of Mauritius at St. Felix where the spectacular ocean views are unlike any other traditional … November 27, 2008



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