The Seychelles Tourism Board has the pleasure to announce the appointment of Ms. Tinaz Wadia as the new Manager for their UK and Ireland Office, with immediate effect.Ms. Wadia is a Seychelloise who has been involved in Seychelles tourism for over 19 … June 24, 2013
The Seychelles Tourism Board has presented its Mid-year Review with its tourism trade partners. The Mid-year Review was an opportunity for the Seychelles Tourism Board to share progress it had made for the past 6 months on its core markets in Europe, … June 21, 2013
The Seychelles Tourism Board's marketing executives responsible for the Indian Ocean markets have successfully attained their objectives in convincing travel operators that Seychelles remains a true partner of the Reunion Island travel trade. Reunion … June 10, 2013
The first workshop held by Emirates Airlines in collaboration with the Seychelles Tourism Board is an initiative that has been well received by all the participating tour operators and Seychelles local partners, DMCs, and hoteliers who were in attendance. … June 2, 2013
In a move to further boost arrivals to the archipelago, the Seychelles Tourism Board and Emirates held a joint workshop for European tour operators on May 28 at the Constance Ephelia Resort, Seychelles.
The workshop saw the participation of leading … May 29, 2013
The Minister for Tourism & Culture, Alain St.Ange, has collaborated with writer and Chief Tourism Board Copywriter and Consultant, Glynn Burridge, to produce a coffee table book marking 100 years since the inauguration of State House which falls on May … April 15, 2013
Air Seychelles and the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at increasing Seychelles’ visibility around the world by leveraging the airline’s expanding international network and growing number of … March 4, 2013
Alain St Ange, the Seychelles Minister of Tourism & Culture, has presented the National Library with copies of the newly-launched coffee table books featuring the islands’ iconic Coco-de-Mer nut and the annual SUBIOS, the Seychelles Festival of the … December 19, 2012
Senior members of the Seychelles Tourism Board team led by the Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange; the CEO of the Tourism Board, Elsia Grandcourt; the Tourism Board’s overseas-based representatives and their local counterparts; and members … December 13, 2012
The Seychelles Tourism Board delegation along with the tourism trade partners launched its annual Marketing Strategy 2013 Meeting at Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa on December 11, 2012. This annual Marketing Strategy Meeting remains one of the … December 11, 2012
Emirates Airlines announced that it is a winning partnership they have with the Seychelles Tourism Board, and they have repeated that they consider it a successful partnership as well. Emirates reacted as the Seychelles Tourism Board was awarded the Best … October 2, 2012
Seychelles’ tourism operators have for the past few days been meeting with the country’s Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Tourism Board, and members of the Seychelles Hospitality and Tourism Association (SHTA) … September 10, 2012
Tourism is just not a static industry, and those who continue to innovate are seen and noted. The Seychelles Tourism Board's Office for Africa and the Americas used the Explore Africa 2012 Workshop in Brazil to launch the Portuguese version of their website … August 29, 2012
The world is still trying to catch up with all the happenings at the biggest ever Routes Africa forum that took place in Seychelles last weekend, but the island’s Tourism Board has been swift in echoing their appreciation to the Routes team for bringing … July 12, 2012
The Seychelles Tourism Board team responsible for hosting the 2012 Routes Africa conference between July 8 and 10, joined the co-hosting team from Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority at the airport on Tuesday, June 26 for a tour of the facilities.
Routes … July 4, 2012
The new Board of Directors of the Seychelles Hospitality and Tourism Association (SHTA), representing all the private sector players in the country’s tourism industry, met with Minister Alain St.Ange, the Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, … June 17, 2012
Mr. Jim Flannery, a UNWTO consultant, is in Seychelles to relook at the structure of the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) and that of the newly-formed Ministry of Tourism. The Tourism Board is a private sector-led organization in what has been seen as a … June 10, 2012
The Chief Executive of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Elsia Grandcourt, has re-assured the partners of the tourism industry on La Digue island, Seychelles’ third most-populated island with an active growth of tourism establishments, of the positive growth … June 3, 2012
Twenty-year-old Sherlyn Furneau was crowned Miss Seychelles…another world 2012 last Saturday night at Le Meridien Barbarons Beach Hotel in the presence of a sold-out function.
She was crowned by the Seychelles First Lady, Nathalie Michel, after the … May 28, 2012
Seychelles’ exposure on the international media network was unprecedented during the days of the former Chief Executive of the Seychelles Tourism Board, the present Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St. Ange.
The media wheel continues to move … May 16, 2012
A Seychelles tourism delegation, led by the newly-appointed CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, is set to attend the prominent INDABA trade fair in Durban, South Africa, between May 12-15, 2012. She will be joined by David Germain, the Board’s Director … May 8, 2012
During the Arabian Travel Market 2012, Seychelles’ Tourism Board CEO, Elsia Grandcourt, focused efforts on the forging of relationships with other tourism authorities in the region to cooperate on joint initiatives. Part of these meetings included in-depth … May 3, 2012
Following the appointment of Mr. Alain St.Ange as Minister for Tourism and Culture and the appointment of Mrs. Elsia Grandcourt as the Chief Executive Officer of the Seychelles Tourism Board, the Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel, has subsequently … April 11, 2012
The Seychelles Tourism Board continues to firm-up the seal of cooperation with La Reunion island by participating at the second edition of the Foire Internationale de La Reunion, which was held on March 3-11.
The island’s Tourism Board had the backing … April 2, 2012
“Not being a mass tourism destination is to our disadvantage here for us,” said a regular source close to the Seychelles Tourism Board, saying it is hard to get the required numbers in a global contest where bigger destinations like Florida or Turkey … March 9, 2012
The recent Council of Ministers major reshuffle by President James Michel of the Seychelles has seen Alain St.Ange, the dynamic CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, propelled to the position of Seychelles Minister of Tourism & Culture. This had left … March 8, 2012
A young student from Seychelles, Richard Ernest Athanasuis Ahweng, who will be turning 16 (sixteen) years old soon, has shown the way in the field of innovation to capitalize from the Carnaval International de Victoria that takes place annually in the … March 7, 2012
The Seychelles Tourism Board is heading an important delegation of Seychelles hoteliers and DMCs (Destination Management Companies) to Berlin for the 2012 ITB, Europe's biggest and most important tourism trade fair. The Seychelles private sector representatives … March 6, 2012
President James Michel of the Seychelles has announced plans to appoint a Minister of Tourism & Culture in his plans to restructure the government. The announcement was made during his State of the National Address at the National Assembly. The speech … February 29, 2012
An impressive group of private sector tourism professionals, along with the island's Ambassador for China and their Tourism Board, are in Hong Kong for a workshop and meetings with Hong Kong and Macau tour operators.
The meeting and workshops were … February 23, 2012
The Seychelles Tourism Board has received much-needed financial support from the island’s Civil Aviation Authority during a short ceremony in Victoria. In Seychelles, tourism is highly dependent on the aviation industry and vice versa. That is why the … February 20, 2012
The Seychelles Tourism Academy went an extra mile to seize regional training opportunities not only for its staff but that of the Seychelles Tourism Board by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
The MOU, which was signed last year, with three … February 3, 2012
Members of the Seychelles’ tourism trade have assisted the tourism board in conceiving a new, promotional tagline for its 2012 marketing campaign.
The new slogan, “The Seychelles Experience…more accessible than ever before,” comes at a time … January 24, 2012
In a move to encourage interaction and participation of young Seychellois in the 2012 Carnival, Emirates and the Seychelles Tourism Board have announced a joint drawing competition for primary schools of the archipelago.
Pupils aged between 6 and 12 … January 18, 2012
A group of thirteen students who were following the three-year Advanced Diploma Hospitality Management (ADHM) at the Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA) is presently in Ireland to further their studies at Shannon College of Hotel Management.
These students … 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
The Seychelles Tourism Board has confirmed that this year's Getaway Fair, held in Nairobi Kenya from October 27-30, has once again been a great success. The Seychelles islands also won the 3rd prize for the best stand and for services.
The Seychelles … November 20, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board will be holding its annual marketing meeting next week, from Monday, November 21 to Wednesday, November 23, 2011. This highly important meeting will convene at Le Meridien Barbarons Hotel of Mahe for all three days and will … November 18, 2011
No opportunity is missed by Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, to take the podium and to speak about the Seychelles island’s 2012 Carnival set for March 2-4.
Just in the last three of weeks, he did so in Paris, in London, in … November 14, 2011
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
The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) held a conference at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2011 on meeting the challenges of climate change and the international experts sitting on the panel presented leading models of best practice.
The … November 11, 2011
The nine-person press delegation traveling on Etihad Airways’ inaugural flight to the Seychelles was hosted to a Creole dinner by the Seychelles Tourism Board. Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Tourism Board, accompanied by his Deputy CEO, Elsia Grandcourt; … November 2, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board representatives and members of their China Office were happy to launch in Beijing their promotional, full-color brochures printed in the Chinese language.
Mr. Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, and Board … October 23, 2011
The Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel, personally led a working visit to China, which has now opened new doors for the tourism industry of the Indian Ocean islands of the Seychelles.
The Chief Executive of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Alain St.Ange, … October 23, 2011
Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, met Gao Fei, the Vice President of the Beijing Tourism Group (BTG) ahead of a working afternoon between an eight-person delegation from the BTG and a mix of private sector representatives and Tourism … October 20, 2011
The Seychelles delegation left the World Routes 2011 Conference in Berlin satisfied that it was worth the time and effort to be present. This was the sentiment echoed by the delegation from the tropical islands of the Seychelles who were attending World … October 14, 2011
The French magazine for tourism professionals - Tour Hebdo - has come out with an article that lists the objectives of the Seychelles Tourism Board. Tour Hebdo highlights that the Seychelles is now set on developing its niche markets.
It its article … October 9, 2011
The CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Mr. Alain St.Ange, has applauded the move by Air Seychelles to look at the Americas as a potential market. This comment came following the news that Monica Ramchamdani, Air Seychelles' Market Coordinator for Europe … October 7, 2011
Seychelles is not shy to say that the international press has played a big part in the recent successes of their tourism industry. Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, said in Paris as he was being interviewed by a series of French … October 7, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board has hosted some fifty top press delegates who are in Seychelles attending the 19th annual general meeting of the Southern African Broadcasting Association (SABA) to a fabulous Creole soirée.
The 19th annual general meeting … October 6, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA), in collaboration with the Seychelles Tourism Board, has hosted an interactive presentation, which is one of the activities that had been organized to commemorate the 2011 World Tourism Day.
The interactive presentation, … October 4, 2011
The CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), Alain St.Ange, joined Malta, Spain, and Mexico tourism heads in a panel discussion at the Routes Conference in Berlin, Germany, on the topic of government support in the tourism market and the transformation … October 3, 2011
On the occasion of World Tourism Day on September 27, 2011, the Seychelles Tourism Board in partnership with the GOS-UNDP-GEF Program Coordination Unit has officially launched the Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label with the unveiling of the label’s … September 30, 2011
The young and talented Seychellois school boy, Daryl Joubert, is the proud winner of the Seychelles Tourism Board's first annual photography competition for schools, which was launched earlier this year on the occasion of the country’s 40th anniversary … September 27, 2011
On the September 22, Air France has used the opportunity of the IFTM, the TOP RESA Tourism Trade Fair in Paris, to renew its partnership agreement with the Seychelles Tourism Board. The agreement zooms in on the different promotional activities put forward … September 25, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board and the Seychelles Round Table have agreed to team up and merge their respective 2011 events – SUBIOS, The Seychelles Festival of the Sea and Regatta – for better impact this year. The Chief Executive of the Seychelles … September 15, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board is maintaining its dynamic approach of keeping the world informed of the positive developments taking place in their country. Over a year ago, they launched the innovative Seychelles Tourism Ambassador program, which was essentially … September 8, 2011
The management and staff of the MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa gathered in a small ceremony on Tuesday to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the establishment. The ceremony took place at its recently launched helipad, at the hilltop with an almost 360 view … September 8, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board has come out with its latest issue of the Seychelles Islands e-Newsletter, enlightening readers across the world on the achievements of the destination and bringing them up to speed on the industry’s product updates in the … September 2, 2011
Minister Joel Morgan, the Seychelles Minister for Internal Affairs, accompanied by Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, joined Louis D'Offay, the Chairman of the Seychelles Hospitality & Tourism Association (SHTA), to chair a tourism … August 31, 2011
Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, accompanied by his Deputy, Elsia Grandcourt, and Glynn Burridge, Tourism Consultant at the Tourism Board, has presented visiting African explorer, Kingsley Holgate, with the first copy of the new Seychelles … August 19, 2011
The CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Alain St.Ange, with his Deputy CEO, Elsia Grandcourt, and Tourism Consultant, Glynn Burridge, had much to commemorate on Wednesday, August 17 at the Hilton Northolme Hotel when they met with legendary African explorer, … August 17, 2011
It has been confirmed that the Seychelles Tourism Board has commissioned a new map of the destination with local graphics designer, Erwin Burian, based on the documentation revealed in an historical book now used as a reference document.
The new Seychelles … August 10, 2011
Rebecca Woodward and Marie Orchard from the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT Consulting) of the UK, accompanied by Paul Bond from the UK Trade & Investment Bureau, met with Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, and his Deputy, Elsia Grandcourt, … August 9, 2011
Minister Thoyyib Mohamed, the Maldives Minister of State for Tourism, Arts and Culture, met with Mr. Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, in the presence of Mr. Lambert Bonne, the Maldives Consul based in Seychelles.
The meeting, … August 7, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board has launched its promotional flyer for the religious holiday of the "Feast of the Assumption," celebrated each year on La Digue island on August 15.
The event draws people from all over Seychelles, especially those originating … July 28, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board CEO, Alain St.Ange, and Tourism Consultant Glynn Burridge, met with senior COMESA Investment Promotion Officer Thierry Mutombo Kalonji to discuss how the common market for Eastern and Southern Africa can collaborate with Seychelles … July 26, 2011
The CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Alain St. Ange, and Tourism Consultant and Copywriter Glynn Burridge met with Patrick Ward of MTV Networks Africa to discuss a suite of joint ventures designed to further raise the profile of the Seychelles islands.
… July 25, 2011
The CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Alain St. Ange, took time out from the Seychelles Investment Forum held in Johannesburg, South Africa, between July 22-23, to be interviwed by South Africa's E-News Africa TV program at their studio in the capital.
… July 25, 2011
Here, the Seychelles Tourism Board shares the down to Earth address its CEO, Alain St. Ange, presented at the Seychelles Economic Forum held in South Africa:
Ladies and gentlemen, you are here to ask a very simple question, and I am here to answer … July 25, 2011
On Friday, July 15, the first draft of the Seychelles Tourism Master Plan was submitted for perusal by the Seychellois public from the Seychelles Tourism Board at the International Conference Centre in Victoria.
After opening remarks by Mr. Louis … July 20, 2011
A three-man delegation from the Seychelles Tourism Board: CEO Alain St.Ange, Regional Tourism Director for Africa and the Americas David Germain; and Tourism Consultant and Copywriter Glynn Burridge, is attending the Seychelles Investment Forum being … July 20, 2011
Roberto Blanco, the famous German musician, singer, and actor who recently traveled to the Seychelles for his wedding, was hosted for a dinner party at the home of the Munich-based Seychelles Tourism Ambassador, Lindy Scheele, and her husband, Michael.
… July 19, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board organized its first team-building activity for this year last Saturday, as part of its program to bring staff together and increase work performance.
The activity took place on the popular Beau Vallon beach where staff … July 19, 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
Alain St. Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, used the opportunity of his stop in Munich, Germany, to call on Ludwig Rembold at the Suddeutsche Zeitung to say thank you for the recent glowing report in the magazine's Golf Book.
The Suddeutsche … July 17, 2011
The Seychelles tourism delegation, on a week's working visit to Germany, met with Thomas Riebesehl, the Editor of Touristik Aktuell, the weekly magazine for travel agents and the tourism trade. During an interview with Alain St. Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles … July 14, 2011
Alain St. Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, who is in Germany for a week-long working visit has told the German press that the Seychelles is today a proven test case in what is considered "The World of Tourism."
"We have a tourism industry … July 13, 2011
Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, met with the UAE's popular newspaper, "Al Bayan," as he transited Dubai this week. Mr. St. Ange said that he remained a believer in meeting with the press and ensured visibility of the Seychelles … July 11, 2011
Alain St. Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, is this week leading a four-person delegation in Germany for talks with different airlines and German tour operators. Mr. St..Ange left Seychelles accompanied by Sharen Venus, the Seychelles Tourism … July 10, 2011
Alain St. Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, is this week leading a four-person delegation in Germany for talks with different airlines and German tour operators. Mr. St..Ange left Seychelles accompanied by Sharen Venus, the Seychelles Tourism … July 10, 2011
On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Seychelles’ tourism industry, and in response to President James Michel’s call for the Seychelles Tourism Board to be the drivers of the Seychelles’ brand of tourism, the tourism board, in collaboration … July 4, 2011
On the occasion of the country’s 40th anniversary of tourism, which was celebrated on July 4, the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) has launched an annual photo competition for schools.
The competition is being held under the theme, "Pictures of Seychelles...to … July 4, 2011
The visibility of the Seychelles is receiving a boost from all different avenues. The recent highly-publicized honeymoon in the Seychelles by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge has been said to have brought unprecedented interest in the islands.
The … June 28, 2011
The Zambian Minister for Tourism, Environment and Natural Resources, the Honorable Catherine Namugala, M.P., singled out the Seychelles in her official opening remarks at the Meeting of SADC Ministers responsible for Tourism, held in Livingstone, Zambia, … June 26, 2011
Robert Shivambu of eNews TV Africa caught up with Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, as he transited Johannesburg in South Africa on his return leg back to the Seychelles from attending the SADC Tourism Ministers Meeting in Livingstone … June 26, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board participated at the Beijing International Tourism Expo 2011 (BITE) held from June 17-19, 2011.
Since the fair dates coincided with Seychelles National Day, June 18, and the 35th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic … June 23, 2011
Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board; David Germain, the Seychelles Regional Tourism Director for Africa; and Glynn Burridge, Seychelles Tourism Board Copywriter and Tourism Consultant are attending the meeting of the SADC Ministers responsible … June 22, 2011
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
After completing its first successful week, taking the Seychelles destination and its selective products through various parts of France in the form of luxurious presentations provided by participating Seychelles hotels and airline partners, the Seychelles … June 9, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board is proud to announce its appointment of Seychellois national, Mr. Jamil Din Butt, as their latest tourism ambassador residing in Lusaka, Zambia.
Mr. Jamil Din Butt attended the International School of Lusaka between 1980 … June 8, 2011
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
In the wake of the successful attendance of the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Alain St.Ange, and Tourism Consultant Glynn Burridge at the 5th IIPT African Conference on Peace through Tourism in Lusaka, Zambia, in May 2011, Seychelles has been invited … May 30, 2011
Seychelles Tourism Board's Alain St. Ange and Glynn Burridge formed a two-man, Seychelles delegation at the 5th IIPT African Conference on Peace through Tourism, held in Lusaka, Zambia, between May 16-19, 2011.
Attended by some 300 prominent, international … May 20, 2011
Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, has been invited by RETOSA, the Regional Tourism Organization of Southern Africa, to be a panel member for discussion on "Insights into Regional Destination Marketing: Branding, MICE, and Mega Events."
Alain … May 6, 2011
The Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Resort & Casino organized with the support of the Seychelles Tourism Board a fund-raising dinner with a difference. "This evening is a rather typical Seychelles styled “Dinner under the Stars” evening. This evening forms … May 5, 2011
Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, who was at the head of the Seychelles delegation to the 2011 Arabian Travel Market (ATM) Tourism Trade Fair in Dubai said upon his return to Seychelles on Wednesday morning that he was satisfied … May 4, 2011
The mid-ocean islands of the Seychelles were this year honored by the ADEX Dive Show, which was just held in Singapore. Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, was listed as a speaker and appeared on the Center Stage Program for the ADEX … May 3, 2011
John Thet, the Publisher of Asian Geographic Magazine and Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, have signed a memorandum of understanding to make the Asian Geographic Magazine and their group of publications the Official Partner Publication … May 2, 2011
"More facilities and more services for our visitors and for our people" is how Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, summed up the announcement by Zil Air that it was spreading its wings."We need to offer what our visitors want and when … May 1, 2011
2The mid-ocean islands of the Seychelles will this year be participating at the Singapore ADEX Trade Fair. Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, will join Myrna Michel, the Board's Director for Asia & Australasia, to jointly lead the Seychelles … April 21, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board has welcomed a statement by the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) acknowledging the government’s support for Air Seychelles in the face of financial difficulties and the call for other African governments to support their … April 14, 2011
The continuous effort by the Seychelles Tourism Board to diversify the accommodation network of the islands so as to better cater to the different travel market segments, especially those who are searching for the budget category or affordable hotels, … April 7, 2011
Seychelles President Mr. James Michel has launched a new brand - “Exciting Seychelles” - for investment, which advocates Seychelles not just as the place for holidays but also a great place to invest, a great place for wealth creation, and a great … April 5, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board has announced its revamping of their e-Marketing Department. Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, has confirmed that this department will be beefed up to become more in line with expectations of 2011.
The … April 2, 2011
Seychelles has welcomed a new group of ten Tourism Ambassadors, bringing the total to 103 Seychellois nationals overseas in this program.
The new group was announced at the ITB tourism trade fair in Berlin earlier this month.
Altogether, there are … March 23, 2011
Visitor arrivals to the Seychelles during the week of the 2011 Seychelles carnival soared by 2%, and this has been attributed in majority to the participants from the 21 foreign floats who traveled to the islands for the big event.
A total 4,305 visitors … March 16, 2011
The Republic of the Seychelles, the tropical Indian Ocean group of islands have confirmed that they will be represented at the 2011 ITB Tourism Trade Fair in Berlin by a large delegation, which will be led by Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism … March 8, 2011
MARCH 2 AT 6:00 PMThe Seychelles Tourism Board has confirmed that they are ready to light up Victoria for the coming carnival, and they have invited the local press members to join them and members of the board of the Tourism Baord and the Hospitality … March 1, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board met with the sponsors of the 2011 "Carnaval International de Victoria" in a short ceremony on Wednesday to thank them for their heartfelt contributions towards the event.
Held at the Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Beach Resort … February 24, 2011
The 2011 Seychelles "Carnaval International de Victoria" will be welcoming Grace Barbé, its famous Afro-Kreol daughter and singer, coming all the way from Australia.Popular Creole singer and songwriter, Grace Barbé, will return to her country of birth, … February 19, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board has welcomed the article that has circulated the world last week about the top carnivals. Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, said that Seychelles decided to join the world of carnivals to increase visibility … February 13, 2011
The Seychelles Statistical Bulletin dated February 6 is recording a continued growth in the Seychelles visitor arrival numbers when compared to January of 2010. Last year, the Seychelles recorded its best year in visitor arrival numbers, and the latest … February 11, 2011
The Seychelles Tourist Office reopened its UK operations in June 2009 after having closed its London Office for a period of time. Fiona Lane was appointed to reestablish the Seychelles Office and help reposition the tropical islands in one of its main … February 11, 2011
The Hilton Hotels has expanded with a second brand property in the Seychelles - Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort and Spa. This follows the signing of a management agreement with Silhouette Island Resort Limited to introduce the new 111-villa resort to … February 10, 2011
After an interval of 40 years, Seychelles is entering once more the world of carnival with one of its very own, the 2011 Seychelles "Carnaval International de Victoria," which Seychelles will be hosting between March 4-6, 2011.
Seychelles’ first … February 7, 2011
Last week Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Tourism Board's CEO, addressed the Young Leaders Program, and he touched on the work of the News Bureau, a point that is often taken for granted. Alain St.Ange explained that Seychelles was dependent on foreign … February 6, 2011
Alain St. Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, accompanied by his Deputy CEO Elsia Grandcourt and Tourism Consultant Glynn Burridge addressed a gathering of the Seychelles Young Leaders Program last Friday at the National Institute of Education. … February 4, 2011
Seychellois Barry Laine, the Chairman of High Performance Promotions Ltd., said that over the years, the Seychelles Tourism Board has spent millions promoting Seychelles to ensure that this unique group of islands are well known around the globe. The … February 1, 2011
The Seychelles relies heavily on its tourism offices overseas to promote and increase awareness of the destination, and so it is seen as important for them to touch base with the Tourism Board's head office.
This ensures that key issues are addressed, … February 1, 2011
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
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
As small as the islands may be on a global scale, Seychelles is drawing attention for the way it is managing the pillar of its economy, the tourism industry.
Seychelles is a small island state without the deep pockets and lavish budgets of many of … January 26, 2011
A new record has been set by the number of tourists visiting Seychelles during 2010, with the number finally climbing to 174,529, some 17,000 above the number recorded in 2009, or some 13,000 more than the previous record of 161,273 visitors set in 2007. … January 24, 2011
(eTN) - The Seychelles recorded their best ever tourism arrival and revenue year in 2010, when they managed to add over 17,000 extra arrivals to their previous record in 2009.
Leading nationalities of visitors were once again Italy and France, followed … January 11, 2011
In conjunction with Argentina´s leading boutique outbound specialist in South Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands destination wholesaler - Sundance Tours - the provincial tourism marketing entities of Cape Town Routes Unlimited (Cape Town and the Western … December 14, 2010
The main Italian tour operators and press rallied at the end of last week at the Four Seasons Hotel in Via Gesu 9 in Milan for a Seychelles Evening organized to close the year 2010. The Italian tour operators had traveled to Milan from as far as Rome, … December 12, 2010
From the UK to Russia, from Tanzania to Mexico, to Hawaii, members of the international press are being accredited one by one to the exclusive Friends of Seychelles-Press club. This small group is being called the unique group of press personalities who … December 12, 2010
Maria Pellicer, the Editor-In-Chief of Travesias tourism magazine in Mexico City, Mexico, is the latest member of the "Friends of Seychelles – Press."
Maria Pellicer received her confirmation of her accreditation from Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the … December 8, 2010
The Seychelles tourism trade attending the 2010 upmarket tourism trade fair in Cannes in France has reported that interest for the islands continues to grow. Destination Management Companies, 7 Degrees South with Anna Butler-Payette and Ira Udwadia and … December 7, 2010
The tropical islands of the Seychelles used the EIBTM Trade Fair in Barcelona to tell the world that they are now ready for the Incentive & Conference Market. The Seychelles Tourism Board’s delegation to EIBTM was headed by Bernadette Willemin, … December 7, 2010
The Seychelles Tourism Board last Friday met with members of the tourism trade on Praslin and La Digue as part of consultations for the new Tourism Master Plan.The Tourism Board is responsible for preparing the Master Plan and the two meetings brought … December 7, 2010
The 161,273 tourist arrivals record set in 2007 was broken yesterday when a French man became the 161,274th visitor to disembark in Seychelles this year.
This brought the Seychelles Tourism Board’s (STB) target of over 170,000 for 2010 well within … December 7, 2010
As part of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' strategy to strengthen ties of political friendship and cooperation with Asian countries, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jean Paul Adam, signed, last week in Phnom Penh, an Economic and Technical Cooperation … December 6, 2010
Seychelles is being represented at the "Millionaire Summit," taking place on December 6 in Singapore. The "Millionaire Summit" is organized as part of Millioniare Asia, a regional multi-channel platform targeted at high-net worth individuals and business … December 6, 2010
The Seychelles Tourism Board in the UK has been on the ball promoting the destination through workshops in the cities of Britain, with the most recent promotion having taken place in Portsmouth, Bournemouth, and Exeter.
Representing Seychelles at … December 6, 2010
Lucia Ciunfrini and her husband, Ricardo Roccardi, are the authors of a new 2011 Tourist Guide Book on the Seychelles. The 160-page Guide Book, entitled "SEYCHELLES for you," is in full color and depicts a Seychelles white sandy beach with clear turquoise … December 6, 2010
The Seychelles Port Authority's CEO, Mr. Andre Ciseau, and the CEO of Country's Tourism Board, Mr. Alain St.Ange, supported by Mr. Atala of the Seychelles Coast Guard, paid a visit to the Captain of the visiting Cruise Ship, MS Columbus, from the Hapag-Lloyd … December 6, 2010
A group of 12 media personalities from Singapore were in Seychelles recently, led by well-known photographer Willy Foo, who enjoys a social networking group of 20,000 and came on holiday to Seychelles only a few months ago.He returned earlier this month … December 2, 2010
On the second day of the 3rd Africa-EU Summit being held in Tripoli, the Seychelles Vice President Danny Faure has put forward concrete proposals for EU-Africa cooperation on the fight against piracy in the thematic discussion on peace and security matters.
Echoing … December 2, 2010
The results of 2010 Seychelles Marlin tournament has shown that the final event on the Seychelles Sports Fishing Club calendar was a total success. Once more, the young Praslinois angler, Christian Decharmoy Lablache, and his team of anglers reeled in … December 2, 2010
The Taxiadvertising.com campaign has put Seychelles in the news as the London Cabs highlighted the two Seychelles campaigns in their publicity campaign. The Article promoting advertising possibilities on London cabs states: Escape to the Seychelles for … December 2, 2010
Optimism is high that Seychelles has made a clear penetration in Reunion as arrival numbers from this market currently stands at 40% on the figure of last year, thus indicating a record by end of December 2010.
A Seychelles delegation who was participating … December 2, 2010
The Seychelles Tourism Board today issued its first newsletter dedicated to all those members of the press falling into the grouping of the "Friends of Seychelles–Press."The Seychelles prides itself in launching another grouping of friends for their … December 1, 2010
The First Deputy Director-General of ITAR-TASS, Mr. Mikhail Gusman was in Seychelles last week with a team of camera men and journalists to prepare a report on the Creole Islands for main Russian TV. Mr. Gusman is well respected and regarded as the most … November 22, 2010
Mrs. Elsia Grandcourt, the Deputy CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, led the official tourism delegation for the first Air Seychelles inaugural flight to Chennai India. The delegation included Mrs. Mryna Michel, the Tourism Board's Director - Asia & … November 18, 2010
The Constance Hotel Group, with their two successful Seychelles properties (Ephelia Resort of Mahe and the Lemuria Resort of Praslin), joined the Seychelles Tourism Board and specialist UK tour operator, SeyExclusive, to brand thirty London taxis in time … November 14, 2010
The World Travel Market 2010 saw the UK’s "Selling Long Haul" publications bring out a Seychelles supplement. Alan Orbell, the Publishing Director of "Selling Long Haul" is a respected personality in the tourism industry, and he recently pulled an international … November 14, 2010