AIR SEYCHELLES AND STB RENEW MARKETING PARTNERSHIP FOR 2018

AIR SEYCHELLES AND STB RENEW MARKETING PARTNERSHIP FOR 2018

Air Seychelles and the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to extend their partnership into 2018.

The agreement will see the national carrier and tourism board work closely together through joint marketing initiatives, presentations at tourism events and workshops to promote inbound tourism to the archipelago.

Both entities will focus on building a strong regional marketing approach in order to effectively market the airline’s Indian Ocean network and domestic flight offering, including scheduled and charter interisland services, as well as scenic

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Tourism Minister welcomes setting up of new Seychelles Tour Guide Association

Tourism Minister welcomes setting up of new Seychelles Tour Guide Association

The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Maurice Loustau-Lalanne has welcomed the setting up a new association for tour guides in Seychelles.

The Minister attended the launching of the Seychelles Tour Guide Association at the CEPS Conference Room at Orion Mall on Tuesday.

The Principal Secretary for Tourism, Anne Lafortune, Chief Executive of the Seychelles Licensing Authority (SLA), Andre Pool, Principal of the Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA), Flavien Joubert, and other officials of the tourism department, STA and SLA were also in attendance.

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The new Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches is now open for guests

The new Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches is now open for guests

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches, the newest luxury resort in Seychelles, is welcoming its first guests this Thursday March 1, 2018.

The resort features 71 lodgings, offering a choice of beach bungalows, villas, suites and multi-bedroom Residences, all with private pool and direct beach access.

Desroches, which is part of the Amirantes group, is administered by the Island Development Company (IDC), and can be reached in 35 minutes by plane from the main island, Mahé.

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Minister for Tourism Civil Aviation Ports and Marine tours international airlines offices in Victoria

Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports, and Marine tours international airlines’ offices in Victoria

The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Ambassador Maurice Loustau-Lalanne has visited the premises of five international airlines with a permanent presence in Seychelles. 

The visit was conducted on Friday February 23, 2018.

The minister was accompanied by the Principal Secretary for Tourism, Anne Lafortune, Principal Secretary for Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Garry Albert, and Chief Executive of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Sherin Francis.

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Kempinski Seychelles Resort recognized by Luxury Travel Guide for eco-friendly efforts

Kempinski Seychelles Resort is the winner of the Luxury Travel Guide’s Luxury Eco-Friendly Hotel Award for Seychelles. 

The accolade, which recognizes the resort’s efforts to adopt sustainable practices, was announced earlier last week.

Some of the sustainable practices adopted by Kempinski Seychelles Resort include having its own on-site water-treatment plant to recycle water, which is used for landscaping purposes.

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Seychelles Tourism Academy renews decade-old agreement with Constance Training Academy Shannon College of Hotel Management joins partnership

Seychelles Tourism Academy renews decade-old agreement with Constance Training Academy, Shannon College of Hotel Management joins partnership

To mark 10 years of successful collaboration this year, the Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA) and Mauritius’ Constance Hospitality Training Centre have renewed their partnership, which started in 2008.

The two institutions have signed a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which now includes a third party, the Shannon College of Hotel Management -- a recognised college of the National University of Ireland.

This took place on Tuesday, in a short ceremony at the headquarters of the Ministry of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, at Botanical House, Mont Fleuri.

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