Ambassador Joseph Nourrice has presented his letters of Credential on December 6 to Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission at the AU Headquarters Addis Ababa.The ceremony took place in the presence of members of the … December 15, 2012
Seychelles President James Michel has welcomed the news of President Barack Obama’s re-election as President of the United States of America, describing the victory as a testament of the American people’s trust in his leadership and vision.
In … November 8, 2012
President Barrack Obama has said this week that Seychelles is an example to the world in its commitment to the democratic process and is one of the United States’ “most steadfast allies” in the fight against piracy in the Indian Ocean. The President … September 24, 2012
Gerd Steeb, President of Centara Hotels & Resorts, will retire from the company on February 23 after almost 22 years of service.Joining what was then known as Central Hotels and Resorts in 1991, Mr. Steeb became Vice President in 1993, Executive Vice … February 28, 2012
The people of Seychelles now know the list of candidates for the island's presidential elections to be held on May 21. President James Michel with Vice President Danny Faure will be candidates representing Parti Le Pep (LP); leader of the opposition Wavel … March 13, 2011
Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel, welcomed participants coming from all four corners of the world to the "Carnaval International de Victoria," as he launched the carnival celebrations yesterday evening.
"Our city welcomes you warmly - Victoria, … March 4, 2011
Seychelles President Mr. James Michel has appointed this week the Board of Directors of the Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority for a period of two years, with effect from January 24, 2011.
The Chairman of the Authority remains Ambassador Maurice … January 28, 2011
The Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel will be traveling to India for a 2-day visit next week to address the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2011, which will be inaugurated by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
Climate change and sustainable … January 26, 2011
It was announced from Glacis-sur-Mer that former Seychelles President James R. Mancham was unanimously elected as member of the Governing Council of the Centrist Asia Pacific Democrats International (CAPDI) at its inaugural meeting in Phnom Penh in Cambodia … January 18, 2011
His Royal Highness Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, president of SCTA, recently pointed out that job opportunities in the tourism sector will reach citizens each in his place and not vice versa. Prince Sultan stressed his emphasis that the tourism … November 1, 2010
Seychelles President James Michel has attended an audience with His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI, at the Holy See in Vatican City. The President was accompanied by Minister for Foreign Affairs Jean-Paul Adam and the Principal Secretary for Information … October 26, 2010
The Seychelles Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jean Paul Adam, accompanied by the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Mr. Alain St.Ange, met with Mr. Timothy Clark, the President of Emirates Airline, to discuss future cooperation between the Seychelles … October 14, 2010
VICTORIA, Mahé - The Office the President has today announced the appointment of Mrs. Elsia Grandcourt to the recently-created post of deputy chief executive officer of the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB).
Mrs. Grandcourt completed her Advanced Level … October 4, 2010
President James Michel traveled to Spain today to undertake a 2-day official visit at the invitation of HE Mr. José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, President of the Government of the Kingdom of Spain.
The President will be accompanied by the Minister … September 13, 2010
SEYCHELLES - The Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel, has visited the Tourism Board offices in Victoria and Bel Ombre to see the existing facilities, to see how the staff are working, and to give them support for the development of the Seychelles Brand.
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SEYCHELLES - President James Michel has met with the Vice Chairperson of the Chinese National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, Mrs. Chen Zhili.
Mrs. Zhili is in Seychelles for a 3-day visit with a prominent delegation of the NPC, which … September 7, 2010
Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board returned to Seychelles on Monday from a working visit to South Africa where he had the opportunity of meeting the South African President, Mr. Jacob Zuma, to discuss cooperation between Seychelles … September 6, 2010
SEYCHELLES - Seychelles President James Michel has called upon the tourism industry to engage with the government to map out a new national tourism development plan and promote his vision of the Seychelles brand in the tourism sector. This took place … August 26, 2010
Gregg Brockway, president of Tripit, said he is very interested in learning about the Chinese travel industry on his upcoming trip to China to speak at the China Travel Distribution Summit in Beijing this September.
Brockway’s trip to China comes … August 9, 2010
Seychelles President James Michel called for regional blocs, such as COMESA and SADC, as well as institutions such as the Preferential Trade Area Bank, to give greater consideration to African island states for development projects and financing initiatives.
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"Tomorrow, we will live again, the day that the Seychellois people took their destiny in their own hands. We will relive that special moment when the people of Seychelles watched the Union Jack being lowered and the flag of the first Seychellois republic … June 29, 2010
President James Michel has held talks with the Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma, who is in Seychelles on an official visit. Mr. Sharma is the guest of honor at the June 18 National Day celebrations.
President Michel and Secretary General … June 17, 2010
His Royal Highness Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities, head of the Al Turath Foundation, lectured at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies at Oxford University, UK, on "The dimensions … June 13, 2010
The President of Uruguay, HE José Mujica, has highlighted the enormous potential of the tourism sector to stimulate growth and development. Meeting during an official visit to the capital of Uruguay, Montevideo, the UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai … June 8, 2010
Seychelles President James Michel has announced a cabinet reshuffle and ministerial restructuring following the retirement of the Vice President Joseph Belmont at the end of June and the resignation of the Minister for Health and Social Development Marie-Pierre … June 8, 2010
President James Michel followed his state visit to India last week, with a one--day stopover to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
During the one-day visit, President Michel conducted high-level talks with the Abu Dhabi naval forces concerning … June 8, 2010
President James Michel has called for India and Seychelles to establish air links in order to boost trade, commerce, and tourism between the two countries.
The statement was made during the President’s address to a meeting with the Indian business … June 3, 2010
President James Michel of the Seychelles traveled to India on June 1 to undertake a state visit at the invitation of HE Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil, President of the Republic of India.
This visit marks the continual strengthening of the relations … June 1, 2010
The president of Skål International, Nik Racic, received an IMEX "academy" award for Europe on Wednesday, May 26, 2010. The award was presented to Nik by IMEX group cvhairman Ray Bloom during the IMEX Gala Dinner. In announcing the award, IMEX managing … May 31, 2010
The Honorable Fatou Mass Jobe-Njie, minister of tourism and culture of the Gambia, was selected as president of the Africa Travel Association’s (ATA) at the conclusion of ATA’s 35th Annual Congress at the Sheraton Hotel Spa and Resort by the incoming … May 25, 2010
MADRID, Spain - The President of the Dominican Republic, HE Leonel Fernández, visited the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) headquarters where he expressed his firm belief in the social and economic contribution of tourism to sustainable … May 19, 2010
“The current Indian Ocean piracy issue will be the focal point of a lecture, which Seychelles former President James R. Mancham will deliver at Columbia University in New York City when he speaks there on Friday, April 23, 2010 on the theme, “A Global … April 13, 2010
Seychelles President James Michel is undertaking a one-day official visit to Libya at the invitation of Colonal Muammar al-Gaddafi, the leader and guide of the Revolution.
President Michel will be meeting with his counterpart to further enhance the … April 11, 2010
Skal International Bangkok recently held their annual general meeting and the “handing over of the chains” at the new Radisson Hotel on Sathorn Road.
Pictured here is immediate past president Andrew Wood congratulating incoming president for 2010/11, … February 19, 2010
The five-star Corinthia Hotel Budapest, one of the official Skål International conference hotels, hosted Peter Lintner, immediate past president of the New York Skål Club, among other delegates during the recent Skål Conference in October. Mr. Lintner … December 10, 2009
"Tourism has become the best incentive for all economic and social policies," said HE Michel Sleiman, President of the Lebanese Republic during his first visit to the UNWTO headquarters. He stressed the importance of UNWTO to "contribute more in highlighting … October 20, 2009
Dr. Piyasvasti Amranand commenced his term as President of Thai Airways International Public Company Limited today. Piyasvasti joins Thai after having served most recently as chairman of the advisory panel to Kasikornbank Bank’s CEO. He is a graduate … October 19, 2009
BALI (eTN) – SKAL International president Hulya Aslantas visited Bali to honor Bali’s 150-member SKAL club as the largest club in southeast Asia.
Skal is about “Doing Business among friends.” Skal International, with 20,000 members, is the … August 29, 2009
This fall, why not cruise in presidential company? AMAWATERWAYS’ president, Rudi Schreiner, that is. Schreiner will lead his annual “President’s Cruise” on the beautiful, new MS Amalyra from October 26-November 2, 2009.
The spectacular “Europe’s … August 18, 2009
GENEVA - IH&RA is proud to announce that Vijay Dandapani has been promoted to be the president of Apple Core Hotels. Vijay Dandapani is the president of the leading collection of midtown Manhattan hotels. In this new position, Dandapani will continue … December 15, 2008
The President of Skål International, Hulya Aslantas, attended the traditional Skål luncheon held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, during the World Travel Market London held this month. Representatives from 30 Skål Clubs worldwide were in attendance.
The … November 26, 2008
LONDON, UK - President & CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), Jean-Claude Baumgarten, today called on governments around the world to work in partnership with the private sector of travel and tourism for the long-term sustainability of the … November 13, 2008
The 11th Annual Skålite "Quality in Tourism" Awards were presented by the President of Skål International Istanbul, Kemal Ozyigit in the presence of the Deputy Governor of Istanbul, Director of Promotions of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, along … October 27, 2008