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Morukuru Ocean House - In its own inimitable way

Morukuru Ocean House - In its own inimitable way

"Unique" - today a very familiar and commonly used word. However, the question remains if the word is always used correctly. It means that something is in its own inimitable way. Special, outstanding, unparalleled are only three of many synonyms. Probably, … January 12, 2016
Morukuru Family: Adventure playground South Africa

Morukuru Family: Adventure playground South Africa

For a romantic evening with a partner or for family members and friends, a magical experience of being left alone in a vast plain where the wildlife roam free, in perfect comfort, yet surrounded by the African wilderness, is not to be missed. Here, guests … October 19, 2015
Enjoy the most calming seasons of South Africa at Majeka House

Enjoy the most calming seasons of South Africa at Majeka House

The Cape´s best-kept secret are those precious months of the year that separate summer from winter and winter from summer. In autumn and spring, out of high season, the mood in Stellenbosch, the second eldest town in South Africa is quieter and more … April 16, 2015
Morukuru Ocean House: One of Africa´s most beautiful coastal reserves on your doorstep

Morukuru Ocean House: One of Africa´s most beautiful coastal reserves on your doorstep

An own, private home on a 51 km long pristine white beach, the Indian Ocean in front of the door, summerlike temperature and an impressive underwater world – Morukuru Ocean House offers “a home away from home” at one of the most beautiful coastal … February 16, 2015
Majeka House introduces Makaron´s new Kitchen Table

Majeka House introduces Makaron´s new Kitchen Table

At Majeka House, guests can choose to dine at the Kitchen Table, in the heart of Makaron´s new kitchen Makaron Restaurant has just introduced a Kitchen Table, designed for two, and a new menu characterized by the creative stamp of Head Chef Tanja … November 11, 2014
Experience South Africa with Morukuru Family: The Morukuru Family collection offers its guests “a home away from home” at the most stunning places in South Africa

Experience South Africa with Morukuru Family: The Morukuru Family collection offers its guests “a home away from home” at the most stunning places in South Africa

The Morukuru Family houses are the perfect retreat for families and friends, who want to discover the beauty of South Africa. The motto is “whatever you want, whenever you want” – A sanctuary where you can celebrate the pure feeling of freedom during … October 10, 2014
Welcome to the Garden of Eden – Babylonstoren offers guests a truly magical garden experience

Welcome to the Garden of Eden – Babylonstoren offers guests a truly magical garden experience

Babylonstoren is a Cape Dutch farm with vineyards and orchards surrounded by the dramatic mountains of the Drakenstein Valley, situated only 60 km from Cape Town in Franschhoek. Its garden, dating back to 1692, is at the heart of the farm and it was inspired … September 9, 2014
Opening: With Morukuru Ocean House, the Morukuru Family opens its third hideaway in South Africa

Opening: With Morukuru Ocean House, the Morukuru Family opens its third hideaway in South Africa

Morukuru Family is proud to announce the opening of its newest Family Member – Morukuru Ocean House in the De Hoop Nature Reserve in South Africa. As of April 14th, guests can use this private beach house at the Indian Ocean exclusively and therefore … April 16, 2014
The fascination of wining & dining: The Wine Shed at Babylonstoren seduces wine connoisseurs from around the world

The fascination of wining & dining: The Wine Shed at Babylonstoren seduces wine connoisseurs from around the world

Babylonstoren, located just 60 kilometres from Cape Town in the Groot Drakenstein Valley in South Africa is proud to announce the opening of The Wine Shed. It is the new wine tasting area of this wonderful working farm that incorporates twelve country … November 19, 2013
New Spring Menu: New Spring Menu at Makaron Restaurant at the heart of Majeka House showcases farm-to-table cuisine at its best

New Spring Menu: New Spring Menu at Makaron Restaurant at the heart of Majeka House showcases farm-to-table cuisine at its best

The relaxed and sophisticated ambience of the fine-dining Makaron Restaurant at Majeka House in South Africa, with its roaring fire during chilly autumn and winter evenings, or the smell of roses and jasmine in the air whilst sitting outside on the terrace … October 1, 2013
Ulusaba Private Game Reserve: Safari-fun for kids of all ages

Ulusaba Private Game Reserve: Safari-fun for kids of all ages

Ulusaba Private Game Reserve in the western sector of the Sabi Sand Reserve near Kruger National Park in South Africa offers the ultimate safari-fun: not only for the grown-ups, but also for the small guests! At Ulusaba, kids are lovingly called “cubs”. … July 29, 2013
Majeka House: Watch out Gourmets

Majeka House: Watch out Gourmets

Located in historical Stellenbosch in South Africa, along the famous wine route, Majeka House offers a very special holiday delight for gourmets. In 22 lavishly-appointed rooms and suites, guests await a lifestyle of relaxed luxury. The exquisite location … July 29, 2013
Louis Andre Goulay in Kyokushin Karate Tournament in South Africa

Louis Andre Goulay in Kyokushin Karate Tournament in South Africa

Louis Andre Goulay, the European champion, will be in South Africa on June 15, at the Kyokushin Karate Tournament to be held in Cape Town. This young ambassador for Reunion Island will help to promote island tourism from his participation at the event. Louis … June 3, 2013
South Africa supports the Seychelles disaster relief efforts for damages from the January tropical storm Felleng

South Africa supports the Seychelles disaster relief efforts for damages from the January tropical storm Felleng

The Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel, met with the South African High Commissioner to Seychelles, Dr. Nomvuyo N. Nokwe, at State House this afternoon. High Commissioner Nokwe expressed South Africa's regret and sympathy concerning the material … May 21, 2013
Seychelles admitted as member of the “East-3-Route” initiative of Africa

Seychelles admitted as member of the “East-3-Route” initiative of Africa

In February this year, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, Mr. Alain St.Ange, opened discussions with Minister Michael Mabuyakhulu, the Minister for Economic Development & Tourism of the Kwazulu-Natal Provincial Government of … May 20, 2013
Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture addressed the tourism trade & press at INDABA 2013 in Durban South Africa

Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture addressed the tourism trade & press at INDABA 2013 in Durban South Africa

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture invited to take center stage at a tourism trade breakfast meeting in Durban hosted by the MEC for KwaZulu Natal South Africa responsible for Economic Development and Tourism, Minister … May 20, 2013
KwaZulu Natal thanked by Seychelles Minister of Tourism & Culture

KwaZulu Natal thanked by Seychelles Minister of Tourism & Culture

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture used the opportunity of a Tourism Trade breakfast meeting in Durban to take to the podium to thank Minister Michael Mabuyakhulu, the MEC responsible for Economic Development and … May 16, 2013
Seychelles delegation back home from Indaba 2013 Tourism Trade Fair in South Africa

Seychelles delegation back home from Indaba 2013 Tourism Trade Fair in South Africa

The Seychelles delegation to the INDABA 2013 Tourism Trade Fair in Durban, South Africa, is back in Seychelles after another successful tourism promotional operation for the islands. With representatives from the island’s Destination Management Companies … May 16, 2013
South Africa's popular GETAWAY Magazine showcases Seychelles

South Africa's popular GETAWAY Magazine showcases Seychelles

GETAWAY magazine of South Africa has dedicated eight pages of its last issue to the beauty and unique attractions of Seychelles and this over and above the Seychelles branded cover. Seychelles, Sail away to paradise is the heading of this Seychelles … May 15, 2013
Mozambique & Seychelles set to strengthen their relationship following meeting of Ministers at INDABA in South Africa

Mozambique & Seychelles set to strengthen their relationship following meeting of Ministers at INDABA in South Africa

Minister Carvalho Muaria, the Minister of Tourism of Mozambique, and Minister Alain St.Ange, the Minister of Tourism and Culture of the Seychelles, took the opportunity of their presence in South Africa for the 2013 INDABA in Durban for them to meet and … May 14, 2013
South Africa Minister of Tourism visits the Seychelles stand at INDABA 2013

South Africa Minister of Tourism visits the Seychelles stand at INDABA 2013

The Seychelles stand at INDABA 2013, the South African Tourism Trade Fair, was one of the exhibitor stands to be visited by Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk, South Africa’s Tourism Minister, on the official opening day of the tourism fair. Minister … May 14, 2013
Seychelles meets the press as never before at this Indaba 2013 in South Africa

Seychelles meets the press as never before at this Indaba 2013 in South Africa

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Mr. Alain St.Ange, left South Africa saying that this year’s INDABA has been a real success especially with the extensive coverage the islands received from both the South African and the foreign press. … May 14, 2013
Seychelles at the Tourism Cities Seminar during Indaba 2013 Tourism Trade Fair in Durban, South Africa

Seychelles at the Tourism Cities Seminar during Indaba 2013 Tourism Trade Fair in Durban, South Africa

The Seychelles delegation at INDABA this year, led by Minister for Tourism and Culture Alain St.Ange, Seychelles Tourism Board CEO Elsia Grandcourt, Director for South Africa and the Americas David Germain, and Regional Manager Africa Marsha Parcou, had … May 13, 2013
South Africa’s KwaZulu Natal & Seychelles Tourism meet in Durban

South Africa’s KwaZulu Natal & Seychelles Tourism meet in Durban

The MEC responsible for KwaZulu Natal, Minister Michael Mabuyakhulu, who is responsible for Economic Development and Tourism, and Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, accompanied by Mr. Ndabo Khoza and Mrs. … May 13, 2013
South Africa & Seychelles Ministers of Tourism on the popular SABC2 Morning Live TV program as INDABA Tourism Trade Fair opens in Durban

South Africa & Seychelles Ministers of Tourism on the popular SABC2 Morning Live TV program as INDABA Tourism Trade Fair opens in Durban

South Africa’s Tourism Minister, Mr. Marthinus van Schalkwyk, and his Seychelles counterpart, Mr. Alain St.Ange, the island’s Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, were both on the popular SABC2 Morning Live TV program on Friday. This South … May 10, 2013
A beastly good time for kids: Tintswalo Safari Lodge & Tintswalo Manor House

A beastly good time for kids: Tintswalo Safari Lodge & Tintswalo Manor House

The exclusive Tintswalo Safari Lodge is located in the South African province, Mpumalanga, open to the Kruger National Park in the East. The Big Five and a diversity of bird species cavort in this unspoiled natural landscape. The luxurious Tintswalo Manor … May 8, 2013
A vast adventure playground for children: Morukuru Family

A vast adventure playground for children: Morukuru Family

Morukuru Family is situated in Madikwe Game Reserve, in the North-Western part of South Africa. This malaria-free reserve at the border to Botswana is perfectly suitable for guests travelling with kids. With a total area of 75,000 hectares, Madikwe Game … May 8, 2013
ICTP announces Msuna Safaris and Travel as newest member

ICTP announces Msuna Safaris and Travel as newest member

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners announced that Msuna Safaris and Travel of Zimbabwe has become its newest member. Brian Kaluna of Msuna Safaris and Travel said: … March 21, 2013
Seychelles and South Africa move to consolidate cultural exchange possibilities

Seychelles and South Africa move to consolidate cultural exchange possibilities

Ms. Benjamine Rose, the Principal Secretary at the Department of Culture, in the Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture, has returned home from a working visit in South Africa where she met with Mr. Mashatile, the South African Minister for Arts and … March 15, 2013
Sports tourism in Tshwane to take center stage

Sports tourism in Tshwane to take center stage

The city of Tshwane, South Africa, is pursuing sports and events tourism in an effort to reposition the city's brand and introduce the city to the global sports tourism industry. The city's wonderful climate, well-kept sports venues, passionate spectators, … March 10, 2013
South Africa moves to bring Africa together as they make their bid to consolidate their tourism arrival numbers from India

South Africa moves to bring Africa together as they make their bid to consolidate their tourism arrival numbers from India

Mr. Michael Mabuyakhulu, the South African Kwazulu-Natal Minister for Economic Development and Tourism, invited Ministers from Africa to stand with South Africa as they made their bid to consolidate their tourism arrival numbers from India by hosting … March 4, 2013
Indian Airline - Indigo - meet Ministers from South Africa, Swaziland and Seychelles

Indian Airline - Indigo - meet Ministers from South Africa, Swaziland and Seychelles

Mr. Rhaoul Bhatia, the owner of the Interglobe Company of India, and owners of the Indigo Airline met with Hon. Michael Mabuyakhulu, the KwaZulu Natal Minister responsible for Economic Development; Minister Mduduzi Small Joe Dlamini, the Minister for … March 3, 2013
South Africa and Seychelles ministers address tourism partners from iconic stadium in Durban

South Africa and Seychelles ministers address tourism partners from iconic stadium in Durban

Mr. Michael Mabuyakhulu, the Minister for Economic Development & Tourism for the Kwazulu-Natal Provincial Government of South Africa and Mr. Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, stood one after the other in the … February 28, 2013
Seychelles delegation invited to attend State of the Kwazulu-Natal Province Address in South Africa

Seychelles delegation invited to attend State of the Kwazulu-Natal Province Address in South Africa

The Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, Minister Alain St.Ange, who was on a working visit to Durban accompanied by Elsia Grandcourt, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, were invited to attend the South African State of the Province … February 28, 2013
Minister St.Ange of Seychelles took center stage at the ICC Durbin Conference Center in South Africa during TAFI Convention

Minister St.Ange of Seychelles took center stage at the ICC Durbin Conference Center in South Africa during TAFI Convention

The Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, Mr. Alain St.Ange, was invited to address a full ICC Durban Conference Room during the TAFI (Travel Agents Federation of India) Convention just before Minister Michael Mabuyakhulu, the Minister … February 27, 2013
Seychelles tourism delegation in South Africa was one singled out at official opening of TAFI 2013

Seychelles tourism delegation in South Africa was one singled out at official opening of TAFI 2013

The Seychelles tourism delegation led by their Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, Mr. Alain St.Ange, are in Durban in South Africa to attend TAFI 2013 (Travel Agents Federation of India) General Assembly at the invitation of the Hon. Michael … February 26, 2013
Old Babylonstoren had a farm… and on this farm it has noble wines

Old Babylonstoren had a farm… and on this farm it has noble wines

“I strive to put the very essence of Babylonstoren in the bottle – simplicity, honesty, diversity, and timelessness,“ states winegrower Charl Coetzee. His winery is part of the farm hotel Babylonstoren, which is situated in the Groot Drakenstein … February 19, 2013
South Africa showcases their culture and people at carnival in Seychelles

South Africa showcases their culture and people at carnival in Seychelles

Some countries never miss an opportunity to showcase to the world their people and their culture. This was the case by South Africa last week when they moved two delegations coming from Cape Town and KwaZulu Natal to the carnival in Seychelles. South … February 18, 2013
Seychelles attends South African State of the Nation address and marks special bond of friendship

Seychelles attends South African State of the Nation address and marks special bond of friendship

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, has attended the South African State of the Nation address yesterday delivered by President Jacob Zuma in Cape Town as a special guest of the South African government. "Seychelles and South Africa … February 15, 2013
The South African Cape Town Minstrels Performers have arrived in Seychelles for the coming carnival

The South African Cape Town Minstrels Performers have arrived in Seychelles for the coming carnival

The second delegation to take part in this weekend’s Carnaval International de Victoria in Seychelles arrived in the country on Monday from Cape Town South Africa. Seychelles has now seen the arrival of six of the famous Minstrels performers headed … February 5, 2013
Africa tourism subject of recent discussions by South Africa and Seychelles Tourism Ministers

Africa tourism subject of recent discussions by South Africa and Seychelles Tourism Ministers

Minister Marthinus Van Schalkwyk, South Africa’s Minister for Tourism, and Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, met at the last FITUR Tourism Trade Fair in Madrid, Spain, and together discussed the INDABA … February 3, 2013
South Africa will bring an aura of Africa to the carnival in the Seychelles

South Africa will bring an aura of Africa to the carnival in the Seychelles

South Africa has confirmed that it is ready to party in the coming Carnaval International de Victoria in the Seychelles. A delegation from the Cape Town Municipal of South Africa is now all set to travel to Seychelles for their third participation … January 24, 2013
Love is... Majeka House - on cloud nine with Little Lobster

Love is... Majeka House - on cloud nine with Little Lobster

“In vino veritas” and “Real love is hard to find.” Why not celebrate togetherness in Majeka House accompanied by Cape Dutch wine pleasures? Right in the middle of an idyllic garden in historical Stellenbosch, the second oldest town of South Africa, … January 15, 2013
Seychelles-SADC relations: accreditation of permanent representative

Seychelles-SADC relations: accreditation of permanent representative

Ambassador Claude Morel, Resident Ambassador in Pretoria, South Africa, has presented his Letters of Credentials to Dr. Tomaz Salomao, Executive Secretary of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), accrediting him as Seychelles’ Permanent … January 4, 2013
Celebrating warm relations between Seychelles and South Africa

Celebrating warm relations between Seychelles and South Africa

On the eve of the New Year, the Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel, has met with the Minister for International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Mrs. Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, at State House. The Minister and her delegation are on a short … January 1, 2013
South Africa and Seychelles to boost cooperation

South Africa and Seychelles to boost cooperation

Seychelles and South Africa are set to widen cooperation sectors following a bilateral meeting held today with Mrs. Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, the Minister for International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa to Seychelles, and her delegation at the … January 1, 2013
Seychelles President Michel congratulates South African President Zuma on re-election to ANC Leadership

Seychelles President Michel congratulates South African President Zuma on re-election to ANC Leadership

The Seychelles President, James Michel, has sent a letter to the President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, on his re-election as the President of the African National Congress. “Your re-election at the head of Africa’s oldest political party in the … December 19, 2012
Usain Bolt sends message of goodwill to South African youth for World AIDS Awareness Day

Usain Bolt sends message of goodwill to South African youth for World AIDS Awareness Day

STOWE, Vermont - CDI International and the Gauteng North Netball Association, led by the Team Manager of South Africa’s National Netball team, the Proteas, will host a special event at the Centenary Sport Centre, Cullinan, South Africa, on December … December 1, 2012
Ministers from Seychelles and KwaZulu Natal of South Africa discuss closer working relations

Ministers from Seychelles and KwaZulu Natal of South Africa discuss closer working relations

Minister Michael Mabuyakhulu, the South African KwaZulu Natal Minister for Economic Development and Tourism, and Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, met at the World Travel Market Tourism Trade Fair in … November 11, 2012
Responsible tourism in Cape Town, South Africa

Responsible tourism in Cape Town, South Africa

Responsible Tourism is tourism “that creates better places for people to live in and better places for people to visit.” In 2002, representatives from tourism sectors in twenty countries attended the Cape Town Conference on Responsible Tourism … November 9, 2012
Design and culture in Cape Town, South Africa

Design and culture in Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town has always been Africa’s unofficial design capital and is marked by the ingenuity and entrepreneurial nature of its citizens – who make clever use of recycled materials, and produce cost-effective products which, at the same time, provide … November 8, 2012
Affordable luxury in Cape Town, South Africa

Affordable luxury in Cape Town, South Africa

As a world-class city blessed with abundant natural beauty; memorable cuisine; endless wine lands; and a fascinating, multi-layered urban heart, Cape Town is renowned for having effortless grace when it comes to sharing the best in life. From five-star … November 6, 2012
South African tech-company Tourism Radio produces mobile travel guide in partnership with Cape Town Tourism

South African tech-company Tourism Radio produces mobile travel guide in partnership with Cape Town Tourism

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Cape Town Tourism delves deeper into the digital space with the launch of their Walking Tour of Central Cape Town mobile phone application. As a trusted mark when it comes to all things travel, Cape Town Tourism has combined … October 29, 2012
South African communities host IIPT President

South African communities host IIPT President

STOWE, Vermont, USA & CULLINAN, Gauteng Province, South Africa - The communities of Cullinan, Dinokeng Game Reserve, and Refilwe were honored to host and welcome the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) Founder and President Louis … October 21, 2012
Knysna Tourism collaborates with International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) in contributing to heritage tourism development in South Africa

Knysna Tourism collaborates with International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) in contributing to heritage tourism development in South Africa

STOWE, Vermont, USA & KNYSNA, South Africa - President of the IIPT Mr. Louis D’Amore recently visited Knysna, South Africa, and presented an information session to members of Knysna Tourism. His visit has resulted in several important tourism initiatives. … October 8, 2012
A virtual invasion of the Cape

A virtual invasion of the Cape

Cape Town in South Africa is expecting a massive influx of extra visitors in the next three months without many of them actually going to the city in real life (as yet). These will be virtual visitors experiencing the delights of the Cape via a world-first … October 4, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Kruger Park South Tourism

International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Kruger Park South Tourism

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced Kruger Park South Tourism from South Africa as its newest destination member. “We are pleased to welcome Kruger Park … August 31, 2012
Seychelles press conference in Sao Paulo Brazil reported as a great success

Seychelles press conference in Sao Paulo Brazil reported as a great success

A Seychelles press conference attended by some 35 Brazilian tourism trade and national press in Jardins at Sao Paulo was the opportunity for the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture to speak about the Seychelles as what he called is … August 28, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Knysna as destination member

International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Knysna as destination member

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that Knysna Tourism on the Western Cape of South Africa, has joined ICTP as a destination member. Set between the majestic … August 23, 2012
Seychelles President Michel welcomes SADC Summit support for recommendations for Madagascar

Seychelles President Michel welcomes SADC Summit support for recommendations for Madagascar

President James Michel of the Seychelles has expressed confidence in the implementation of the SADC Roadmap on Madagascar following the conclusion of the SADC Summit. The SADC Summit of Heads of State in Maputo has endorsed a series of recommendations … August 20, 2012
Seychelles and South Africa build momentum for increased cooperation

Seychelles and South Africa build momentum for increased cooperation

Seychelles President James Michel and South Africa President Jacob Zuma held bilateral discussions at Ephelia Resort, Port Launay, on Mahé Island yesterday afternoon. The two leaders met in a tête-à-tête before joining the talks on the crisis in Madagascar. … August 9, 2012
President Zuma arrives in Seychelles

President Zuma arrives in Seychelles

Seychelles President James Michel welcomed South African President Jacob Zuma at Seychelles International Airport this morning. The two leaders will be meeting this afternoon with the Madagascar President of the Transition Authority, Andry Rajoelina, … August 8, 2012
Malagasy talks: Ministers hail Desroches process as progress

Malagasy talks: Ministers hail Desroches process as progress

In a joint press conference held at the Seychelles Ministry of Foreign Affairs this week, both the Seychelles Foreign Minister, Jean-Paul Adam, and the Deputy Minister for International Relations and Cooperation, Marius Fransman, said they were pleased … July 29, 2012
Seychelles President James Michel and President Jacob Zuma of South Africa lead mediation between Malagasy protagonists

Seychelles President James Michel and President Jacob Zuma of South Africa lead mediation between Malagasy protagonists

The Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel, welcomed President Jacob Zuma of South Africa early this morning on the latter’s arrival at Seychelles International Airport. The two heads of state are joining their respective delegations and also members … July 25, 2012
RETOSA Board meeting in Seychelles brought influential leaders together

RETOSA Board meeting in Seychelles brought influential leaders together

The Board of RETOSA, the tourism organization for Southern African countries, ended on July 12 with a gala dinner at the Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Resort & Casino with an address by Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture. Counting … July 19, 2012
Seychelles President Michel meets South African President Zuma in margins of AU Summit

Seychelles President Michel meets South African President Zuma in margins of AU Summit

Seychelles President James Michel and his South African counterpart, President Jacob Zuma, held bilateral discussions in the margins of the 19th Session of the Assembly of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. President Michel has hailed South … July 16, 2012
RETOSA meeting in Seychelles kick-starts with their 47th Executive Meeting

RETOSA meeting in Seychelles kick-starts with their 47th Executive Meeting

The Regional Tourism Organization of Southern Africa (RETOSA) meeting being held in Seychelles between July 11-13 has kicked off this morning with delegates meeting for the 47th Executive Meeting. The RETOSA meeting, which is taking place at the International … July 11, 2012
Air Seychelles to move to four weekly flights to South Africa from December 1

Air Seychelles to move to four weekly flights to South Africa from December 1

Air Seychelles has announced that it would double its Johannesburg services to 4 return flights a week from December 1. Cramer Ball, Air Seychelles’ Chief Executive Officer, said: “In March, we announced that we would double our services to Johannesburg … July 6, 2012
Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture to use the Routes Africa forum to build existing relationship between Seychelles and South Africa

Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture to use the Routes Africa forum to build existing relationship between Seychelles and South Africa

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, has met with the South African High Commissioner to Seychelles, Dr. Nomvuyo N. Nokwe at his Ministry’s Bel Ombre Offices. During their discussions, Minister St.Ange said he was most encouraged … June 20, 2012
Taking Joburg to China

Taking Joburg to China

As part of its strategy to promote Johannesburg as Africa’s most vibrant business and leisure destination, Johannesburg Tourism Company (JTC) is participating in South African Tourism’s series of China Trade Workshops, taking place from June 6-11. … June 5, 2012
Seychelles set to consolidate its friendship with South Africa

Seychelles set to consolidate its friendship with South Africa

Seychelles was one of the stands at the INDABA Tourism Trade Fair in South Africa that was earmarked for a visit by Ms. Tokozile Xasa, the Deputy Minister responsible for Tourism, at the opening day of Africa’s biggest tourism event. Minister Xasa was … May 24, 2012
Update from Joburg – Africa’s most exciting city

Update from Joburg – Africa’s most exciting city

Joburg prides itself on being one of Africa’s most exciting and rapidly-developing cities. Not only is it the economic hub of the continent, the city also offers a plethora of cultural, leisure, sporting, fashion, and lifestyle activities that is fast … May 23, 2012
Seychelles Minister holds “village like” press meeting in Durban, South Africa

Seychelles Minister holds “village like” press meeting in Durban, South Africa

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism & Culture, accompanied by Elsia Grandcourt, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, and hermManagers for the Seychelles Cape Town & Pretoria Offices, held a press conference with … May 20, 2012
Seychelles delegation satisfied with INDABA 2012 of South Africa

Seychelles delegation satisfied with INDABA 2012 of South Africa

The Seychelles delegation has said that they leave South Africa happy and satisfied with INDABA 2012. The South African Tour Operator partners were eager to see what the Seychelles delegation were proposing for the 2013 season, and new tour operators … May 14, 2012
Promoting Johannesburg at INDABA 2012

Promoting Johannesburg at INDABA 2012

During the annual INDABA tourism marketing event in Durban, the Johannesburg Tourism Company (JTC) looks forward to networking with international leisure travel industry and business associates, media, and stakeholders at their exhibition stand, as well … May 8, 2012
Seychelles tourism trade delegation heads to Durban for 2012 INDABA Trade Fair of South Africa

Seychelles tourism trade delegation heads to Durban for 2012 INDABA Trade Fair of South Africa

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
Wild romance - your dream day come true

Wild romance - your dream day come true

Celebrate love. It’s a motto Morukuru lives by – love for the smell of the African bush after rain; love for families, and how they make us whole; love for the simple luxuries, like peace, and privacy. But there is no love worth celebrating more than … May 7, 2012
Seychelles Foreign Minister in South Africa to discuss Madagascar Roadmap

Seychelles Foreign Minister in South Africa to discuss Madagascar Roadmap

In his capacity as President of the Council of Ministers of the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC), the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, has met with the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr. Marius Fransman, in South … April 24, 2012
Like South Africa and help them win the World Chefs’ bid!

Like South Africa and help them win the World Chefs’ bid!

South Africa (SA) is one of three countries chosen to bid for the honor of hosting the World Association of Chefs’ Societies (WACS) Congress in 2016. SA is competing against Greece and Turkey and promoting Johannesburg as the city of choice for this … April 21, 2012
Seychelles and South Africa ministers of tourism discuss cooperation

Seychelles and South Africa ministers of tourism discuss cooperation

Minister Marthinus Van Schalkuyk, the South African Minister responsible for Tourism, and Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, met on the sidelines of the SADC Ministers of Tourism Meeting last week in Mauritius to … April 8, 2012
Travel agents from South Africa’s Thompsons Holidays enjoy a Creole gala evening before leaving Seychelles

Travel agents from South Africa’s Thompsons Holidays enjoy a Creole gala evening before leaving Seychelles

After six-days of a fully-packed itinerary, touring various tourism establishments of Seychelles, the familiarization visit of a group of 30 travel agents of Thompsons Holidays ended with a fun-filled, exotic Creole gala evening. The 30 travel agents … April 2, 2012
Seychelles UK Tourist Office moves to restructure for the long term

Seychelles UK Tourist Office moves to restructure for the long term

The Seychelles islands have announced today that its Manager at the head of its Tourist Office in the United Kingdom, Marsha Parcou, is set to return to her previous post in South Africa, as the Board’s Marketing Executive, Maria Morel, arrives in the … March 18, 2012
South Africa does Africa proud at the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Carnival in Seychelles

South Africa does Africa proud at the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Carnival in Seychelles

Kader Miller from the Cape Town Box in Cape Town traveled to Seychelles with an impressive delegation of musicians to participate in the 2012 Carnaval International de Victoria that is staged annually in the Seychelles, and they did their country proud … March 6, 2012
Giltedge Golf and Sport launches iPad application for SA Golf Travel

Giltedge Golf and Sport launches iPad application for SA Golf Travel

A dedicated golf travel iPad application for South Africa – the first of its kind for the country – has been launched by Giltedge Golf & Sport, a division of luxury travel group, Giltedge Travel. The Apple application is an interactive tool that … February 20, 2012
Innovative eco-friendly 18-foot modular trimaran launched in South Africa looking at a Seychelles operation

Innovative eco-friendly 18-foot modular trimaran launched in South Africa looking at a Seychelles operation

Crusoe Craft, an all-African designed and built 18-foot exploration eco trimaran, was launched in Cape Town, South Africa, this week. Inspired by traditional East African outriggers, the Crusoe range occupies a much-ignored niche in small-craft sailing … December 15, 2011
Seychelles Ambassador Nourrice accredited as the new High Commissioner to the Republic of Mozambique

Seychelles Ambassador Nourrice accredited as the new High Commissioner to the Republic of Mozambique

Seychelles Resident High Commissioner in South Africa, Mr. Joseph Nourrice, presented his letters of credentials as the new High Commissioner of the Republic of Seychelles to His Excellency Mr. Armando Guebuza, the President of the Republic of Mozambique, … November 30, 2011
Green Globe members score at South Africa's Imvelo awards

Green Globe members score at South Africa's Imvelo awards

PRETORIA - Three Green Globe and Heritage dual-certified members shone at the 10th annual Imvelo Awards for Responsible Tourism, held in South Africa on Wednesday, November 9, 2011, which also marked World Responsible Tourism Day.The FEDHASA Imvelo Awards, … November 17, 2011
Table Mountain is one of the New7Wonders of Nature

Table Mountain is one of the New7Wonders of Nature

Table Mountain has been announced as one of the New7Wonders of Nature along with the Amazon, Halong Bay, Iguazu Falls, Jeju Island, Komodo, and Puerto Princesa Underground River. In 2008, Table Mountain was identified as one of 440 magnificent natural … November 11, 2011
Seychelles will give South Africa support

Seychelles will give South Africa support

Ambassador Nhlapo called on Seychelles President James Michel at State House yesterday, as Special Envoy by South African President Jacob Zuma lobbied the support of Seychelles for Dr. Clarice Dlamini–Zuma for her candidature for the post chairperson … October 14, 2011
Cape Town Tourism responds to National Minimum Standard for Responsible Tourism

Cape Town Tourism responds to National Minimum Standard for Responsible Tourism

On Monday, September 12, 2011, Minister of Tourism, Marthinus van Schalkwyk, launched the South African National Minimum Standard for Responsible Tourism (NMSRT), which highlights the role of sustainable tourism practices in creating better places for … September 14, 2011
International chefs arrive in South Africa to support needy children

International chefs arrive in South Africa to support needy children

The wait is finally over! Thirty-five international chefs from 8 countries touched down in Cape Town last night to embark on an unforgettable 10-day culinary journey as part of the Bidvest World Chefs Tour Against Hunger. The plight of starving children … August 22, 2011
2014: A milestone for South Africa and a new design for the future

2014: A milestone for South Africa and a new design for the future

The year 2014 represents a significant milestone for South Africa as it will mark 20 years since the country’s first free democratic elections in 1994. Cape Town has just been selected as one of only three cities to make it into the final round for … July 29, 2011
Travel Radio South Africa provides extensive coverage of Seychelles tourism presentations at South Africa Investment Forum

Travel Radio South Africa provides extensive coverage of Seychelles tourism presentations at South Africa Investment Forum

The attendance of the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Alain St.Ange, at the Seychelles Investment Forum held in Johannesburg, South Africa, as part of a large Seychelles delegation, won the attention of South Africa's popular TravelRadio station … July 25, 2011
Seychelles Tourism Board chief appears on South Africa's E-News Africa TV program

Seychelles Tourism Board chief appears on South Africa's E-News Africa TV program

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
Alain St. Ange, CEO of Seychelles Tourism Board, presented down to Earth address at islands' economic forum in South Africa

Alain St. Ange, CEO of Seychelles Tourism Board, presented down to Earth address at islands' economic forum in South Africa

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
Seychelles delegation meets South African tour operators as part of Seychelles Investment Forum

Seychelles delegation meets South African tour operators as part of Seychelles Investment Forum

A strong Seychelles delegation attended the Seychelles Investment Forum held between July 20 and 21 in Johannesburg, South Africa, as part of an ongoing drive to raise awareness of the many investment opportunities Seychelles has to offer. Representatives … July 22, 2011
Seychelles Tourism Board delegation attends Seychelles Investment Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa

Seychelles Tourism Board delegation attends Seychelles Investment Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa

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
Seychelles shares in the loss of liberation icon Mama Sisulu

Seychelles shares in the loss of liberation icon Mama Sisulu

The Seychelles has joined in the national mourning of South Africa following the death of ANC anti-apartheid activist and liberation icon, Mrs. Albertina Sisulu, who passed away last Thursday. The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, attended … June 15, 2011
RETOSA Durban Conference notes South Africa's FIFA World Cup and Seychelles carnival event as success for Africa

RETOSA Durban Conference notes South Africa's FIFA World Cup and Seychelles carnival event as success for Africa

The Southern Africa Regional Tourism Body, RETOSA, held its inaugural annual Destination Marketing Conference aimed at creating and enabling an environment for tourism growth and development in Southern Africa. In the presence of the Hon. Thokozile … May 10, 2011
President Zuma of South Africa joins UNWTO-WTTC global campaign on the value of travel and tourism

President Zuma of South Africa joins UNWTO-WTTC global campaign on the value of travel and tourism

The President of South Africa Jacob Zuma is the latest head of state to join the ongoing World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Leaders for Tourism Campaign. President Zuma was presented an open letter stressing … May 6, 2011
Seychelles delegation arrives in South Africa for INDABA Tourism Trade Fair in Durban

Seychelles delegation arrives in South Africa for INDABA Tourism Trade Fair in Durban

The Seychelles delegation arrives in Durban, South Africa on Friday, May 6, for the INDABA Tourism Trade Fair, which is being held in Durban from May 7-10. INDABA is the most important Tourism Trade Fair of Africa, and this year, the 17-strong Seychelles … May 5, 2011
Two remarkable trips to celebrate and empower the women of South Africa

Two remarkable trips to celebrate and empower the women of South Africa

SAN FRANCISCO, California - As women around the world gather to celebrate International Women's Day on March 8, The Cultural Explorer, a San Francisco-based volunteer and philanthropic tour company, announces two remarkable travel opportunities in 2011 … March 7, 2011
Capetown Minstrels from South Africa arrive in Seychelles for 2011 carnival

Capetown Minstrels from South Africa arrive in Seychelles for 2011 carnival

The Capetown Minstrels from the Western Cape in South Africa have arrived in Seychelles to take part in the 2011 Seychelles "Carnaval International de Victoria." The group, who is staying at the Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Resort & Casino, have said they … March 1, 2011
Seychelles Tourism Board launches marketing initiative in South America with South Africa

Seychelles Tourism Board launches marketing initiative in South America with South Africa

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
Heritage and Green Globe Certified members win big at South Africa Imvelo Responsible Tourism Awards

Heritage and Green Globe Certified members win big at South Africa Imvelo Responsible Tourism Awards

LOS ANGELES, CA - At the 2010 Imvelo Responsible Tourism Awards held on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 in Johannesburg, South Africa, dual-certified Heritage and Green Globe members swept the awards winning all but one category. Mr. Greg McManus, Managing … November 17, 2010
Seychelles High Commissioner Nourrice joined tourism CEO for South Africa press conference

Seychelles High Commissioner Nourrice joined tourism CEO for South Africa press conference

The Seychelles High Commissioner in Pretoria, South Africa, Mr. Joseph Nourrice, joined Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Tourism Board CEO and eTurboNews ambassador; David Germain, the Seychelles tourism director for Africa & the Americas; and Deon Freemantle … October 27, 2010
Making a social impact through South Africa mega-fam

Making a social impact through South Africa mega-fam

The travel and tourism (T&T) sector has become a powerful form of development of economies and societies across the globe. The natural ability of the sector to enable participation of all citizens, creating employment and opportunity for upliftment of … October 7, 2010
South Africa 2010: Mega-FAM focused on delivering real destination growth

South Africa 2010: Mega-FAM focused on delivering real destination growth

In less than ten days, South Africa’s largest mega-FAM trip will kick off. A critical event for the tourism industry and 2010 FIFA World Cup host nation, the once-a-decade The Travel Corporation (TTC) International Sales Conference, which took place … September 24, 2010
South African Tourism to sponsor World Travel Market’s Meridian Club

South African Tourism to sponsor World Travel Market’s Meridian Club

World Travel Market’s (WTM) buyers club Meridian Club is delighted to announce South African Tourism as its exclusive partner for WTM 2010. South African Tourism ( www.southafrica.net ) plans to use its sponsorship of Meridian Club, the leading club … September 20, 2010
Seychelles tourism CEO meets with President Jacob Zuma of South Africa

Seychelles tourism CEO meets with President Jacob Zuma of South Africa

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
The future of tourism in South Africa beyond 2010

The future of tourism in South Africa beyond 2010

The year 2010 represents a golden opportunity for South Africa as a nation to win not just on the football field as host nation of the 2010 FIFA WORLD CUP, but on the global tourism stage. The reality, however, is that the end of the 2010 Games do not … August 26, 2010
South Africa 2010: Still scoring in tourism with TTC Global Conference

South Africa 2010: Still scoring in tourism with TTC Global Conference

Being host nation of a major international event is a massive investment. The 2010 FIFA World Cup staged in South Africa is no exception. The world’s largest sporting event in terms of global fan following and media coverage required unprecedented levels … August 17, 2010
Famous TV personality from South Africa visits Seychelles

Famous TV personality from South Africa visits Seychelles

Popular TV personality from South Africa – Masechaba Lekalake – was recently in Seychelles where she spent a memorable week visiting the tropical islands. Famous for her media work, Ms. Masechaba Lekalake is the writer, producer, and anchor of Masechaba … August 12, 2010
Keeping the spirit of the 2010 games alive for tourism in South Africa

Keeping the spirit of the 2010 games alive for tourism in South Africa

2010 has created a golden opportunity for South Africa as a nation to win not just on the football field as host nation of the 2010 FIFA WORLD CUP, but on the global tourism stage. The reality, however, is that the end of the 2010 Games do not mark the … July 19, 2010
South African cricketer to join Seychelles promotion team

South African cricketer to join Seychelles promotion team

SEYCHELLES - Cooperation between the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) and Eden Island will see the well-known South African cricket personality, Jonty Rhodes, work with Seychelles in its effort to become more visible in India and South Africa.This added … May 28, 2010
Seychelles’ cultural tourism makes its mark in South Africa

Seychelles’ cultural tourism makes its mark in South Africa

South Africans recently had a feel of Seychelles’ flamboyant culture during a successful marketing promotion at the Canal Walk Shopping Centre in Cape Town. This promotional activity was initiated by the Canal Walk Shopping Centre, together with the … May 24, 2010
Top quality accommodations open up for World Cup in South Africa

Top quality accommodations open up for World Cup in South Africa

5-STAR HOTELS FOR SEMI-FINALS AND FINALS ARE AVAILABLEThis year's most-talked-about sporting event is more a matter of days than weeks away, and travelers continue to scramble to make last-minute arrangements to join the festivities in South Africa. The … May 21, 2010
Seychelles optimistic of continued market growth in South Africa

Seychelles optimistic of continued market growth in South Africa

The Seychelles’ delegation who represented the country at the INDABA tourism trade fair in Durban, South Africa, has returned home this week declaring that the country is set to benefit from increased visitor arrival numbers from Southern Africa and … May 13, 2010
Seychelles at INDABA Tourism Trade Fair in South Africa with biggest ever delegation

Seychelles at INDABA Tourism Trade Fair in South Africa with biggest ever delegation

The Seychelles Tourism Board has been joined by the largest number of Tourism Trade Representatives to promote Seychelles at the South African Tourism Trade Fair, INDABA, in Durban. Representatives of Air Seychelles, Banyan Tree Seychelles, Berjaya Beau … May 9, 2010
Seychelles tourism industry moves onto Middle East and South Africa

Seychelles tourism industry moves onto Middle East and South Africa

The first few weeks of May is set to be a busy time for the Seychelles tourism industry with its upcoming participation in the Arabian Travel Market 2010 (ATM) and INDABA in Dubai and South Africa, respectively. Seychelles will first be attending the … May 2, 2010
UNWTO welcomes the outcome of the first T.20 Ministers' Meeting in South Africa

UNWTO welcomes the outcome of the first T.20 Ministers' Meeting in South Africa

UNWTO welcomes the outcome of the First T.20 Ministers’ Meeting held in Johannesburg, South Africa (February 22-24) to debate the contribution of tourism to the global agenda, in particular to the ongoing process of supporting economic recovery and … February 24, 2010
South Africa to host UNWTO inaugural summit on tourism, sport, and mega-events in 2010

South Africa to host UNWTO inaugural summit on tourism, sport, and mega-events in 2010

At a global level, the Travel & Tourism (T&T) sector has emerged as one of the 21st century’s critical drivers of economic growth, job creation, and development of communities, regions, and nations. The "Tourism Economy," a vital source of employment, … October 30, 2009
Ulusaba Private Game Reserve - New Cliff Lodge at Rock Lodge

Ulusaba Private Game Reserve - New Cliff Lodge at Rock Lodge

Taste the spoils of a safari in South Africa in the peace and tranquillity of the unspoilt African Bushveld. Owned by Sir Richard Branson, Ulusaba Private Game Reserve is the ultimate destination for spotting the ‘Big Five’! Ulusaba is located … April 7, 2009
Africa’s time to shine - travel industry

Africa’s time to shine - travel industry "Oscars" return to South Africa

This year, all eyes will be on the World Travel Awards Africa Ceremony in Durban on May 10. Co-located alongside INDABA and in partnership with the ICC Durban and South African Tourism, the leading industry bodies, government representatives, and … March 23, 2009
Travelling the Kontrei, with Kontrei Traveller

Travelling the Kontrei, with Kontrei Traveller

South African travel company, Kontrei Traveller, is offering the equivalent of Slow Food for travellers with the goal of providing a genuine ‘sense of place experience’ of South Africa to visitors. Kontrei Traveller matches travellers with local hosts … December 3, 2007
Adventures That Make a Difference

Adventures That Make a Difference

Adventures That Make a Difference The Cultural Explorer announces 2008 schedule The Cultural Explorer, specializing in cultural and philanthropic travel announces its the 2008 schedule, featuring exclusive tours of South Africa. The newest … November 28, 2007
oneworld airline volunteers lead first alliance humanitarian mission, to South Africa

oneworld airline volunteers lead first alliance humanitarian mission, to South Africa

More than 50 volunteer staff from oneworld member airlines and the alliance's central team are due to land in South Africa today on what is believed to be the first mission of its kind carried out by any of the global airline alliances anywhere worldwide. They … October 30, 2007



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