SeychellesTourismBoardTeam visitedTradePartners Scandinavia

Seychelles Tourism Board Team visited Trade Partners in Scandinavia

Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) head of the company, Mrs. Sherin Francis and Key STB representatives on the European market visited trade partners in Northern Europe in May this year.

A ‘premiere’ for the STB team as they approached top players during a series of trade events in the Scandinavian Travel Trade outbound industry and media in the three capital cities, Copenhagen, Stockholm and Oslo.

In each city, the format was welcome networking session, round table discussions followed by a three-course dinner. Only our main Tour Operating partners were invited and about 15 to 20 attended per city.

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Seychelles efforts for sustainable destination forefront

Seychelles efforts for a sustainable destination in the forefront

The destination joins the rest of the world to celebrate world environment day, a time us to reflect on sustainable tourism and how Seychelles as a destination is actively advocating for natural conservation.

As Seychelles took home the award for the Indian Ocean’s Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination 2019 at the 26th Edition of the World Travel Awards (WTA) held at the Sugar Beach- A Sun Resort in Mauritius on Saturday June 1, 2019.

Seychelles is one of those countries on the planet that is most reliant on tourism and fully realise the need to behave in such a way that its many resources are not squandered over the short term, but rather, used wisely so that they remain available for future generations of Seychellois.

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Seychelles History retraced through a gastronomy as Hilton Seychelles Welcomes Top London Chefs for ‘A Treasure Trail of Taste’

Announced in May by Hilton Seychelles the series of gastronomic events inspired by the famous 17th century pirate, Olivier Levasseur, dubbed ‘A Treasure Trail of Taste’ will be launched as brothers Luke, Theodore and Nathaniel Selby - London’s newest chefs will disembark in Seychelles on Wednesday June 5, 2019.

The project initiated by Hilton Seychelles includes an exclusive list of international chefs chosen to retrace the Levasseur’s sailing routes across Britain, the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean.

Over the coming months, the Hilton Hotels in Seychelles namely Northolme Resort & Spa and Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa, will host a succession of culinary experiences.

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Seychelles’ Best recognised at World Travel Awards in Mauritius

Seychelles’ best performing tourism related businesses have been recognised at the 26th Edition of the World Travel Awards (WTA) in Mauritius on June 1, 2019 in a ceremony held at the at the Sugar Beach- A Sun Resort.

During the same ceremony, the destination was crowned Indian Ocean’s Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination 2019; Mrs. Sherin Francis Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Chief Executive collected the prize on behalf of the destination.

Minister Didier Dogley, Minister for Tourism Civil Aviation Ports and Marine and Mrs. Anne Lafortune Principal Secretary for Tourism also represented Seychelles at the ceremony; Mr. Ronny Brutus Seychelles Ports Authority (SPA) CEO accompanied them.

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 The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) participated in the ILTM Asia – Pacific trade fair with a 4.5 sq. metres stand. The exhibition was held in Singapore from May 27, 2019 to May 30, 2019 at Marina Bay Sand.

 Mrs. Amia Jovanovic Desir, the Director for India, South Korea, Australia and South East Asia attended the exhibition on STB’s behalf and Mrs. Elsie Sinon, the Senior Marketing Executive for these territories, accompanied her.

 The concept of the fair comprised of pre-planned appointments and meetings. Several agents representing potential tour operating partners to discuss and conduct business. This year 573 companies combined with 540 international buyers participated in the exhibition.

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Annual Roadshow  Les Escapades Seychelles

Les Escapades Seychelles 2019, another Successful Edition for the Destination

Held from June 4, 2019 to June 6, 2019, the 16th Edition of the annual Roadshow - Escapades Seychelles received a notable success in the hexagon, as the beauties of the destination was showcased in three major cities.

The train-and-dine events, which took place in three cities in France namely Nice, Paris and Lille, were organised by the Seychelles Tourism Board office in France with the collaboration with various trade partners from Seychelles.

On the tourism board side, the Seychelles delegation consisted of the STB France based Regional Director for Europe, Mrs. Bernadette Willemin alongside Jennifer Dupuy and Myra Fanchette both Marketing Executives from the same office.

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