The Seychelles Delegation at IBTM World

Seychelles Tourism Board & trade partners promote MICE tourism at the 30th IBTM World in Barcelona

Seychelles has once again taken the opportunity to showcase its potential as an island destination that has more to offer other than sun, sea and sand.

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) took part in the 2017 IBTM World – a trade fair dedicated to meetings, events and incentives industry decision makers.

The 30th edition of the annual event was held in Barcelona, the capital of Spain’s Catalonia region from November 28 to 30.

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Photo montage from the Seychelles train and cook sessions in SA

Seychelles Tourism Board hosts successful ‘train and cook’ sessions for tour operator partners in South Africa

The Seychelles Tourism Board office in South Africa recently organized three ‘train and cook’ sessions for three of its main tour operator partners on the market.

The initiative provided the perfect setting for further networking and exchange of information, not only about Seychelles as a potential holiday destination, but also about two of the island nation’s unique factors -- food and culture.

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Conference on Sustainable Tourism in SIDS

Seychelles hosts two-day conference on Sustainable Tourism in Small Island Developing States

Tourism professionals from both the government and private sector, academics, as well as non-governmental organizations are being given the opportunity to engage in constructive discussions and networking on an integrated practical approach to sustainable tourism in Small Island Developing States (SIDS).

This is through a two-day conference being held at the University of Seychelles (UniSey) campus at Anse Royale from November 23 to 24, 2017.

The Vice-President, Vincent Meriton, and the Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Ambassador Maurice Loustau-Lalanne, were among guests present at the official opening on Thursday.

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Photo montage - Tour Guide certificate presentation

Twenty-three prospective tour guides obtain competency certificates following three-day training at the Seychelles Tourism Academy

Twenty-three individuals have completed a basic course in tour guiding, organized by the Department of Tourism and the Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA).

The group received their certificate of competency from the hands of the Principal Secretary for Tourism, Anne Lafortune.

This was in a short ceremony at the Department’s headquarters at Botanical House, Mont Fleuri, on Friday November 17, 2017.

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Beachcomber Seychelles Sainte Anne Resort  Spa

Tourism Minister welcomes news that Club Med is taking over the Beachcomber Seychelles Sainte Anne Resort & Spa

The New Mauritius Hotels Ltd, which owns 100 percent of the shares of Ste Anne Resort Ltd, has signed an agreement with the French Group, Club Med, for the redevelopment and subsequent rental of Beachcomber Seychelles Sainte Anne Resort & Spa.

The agreement was signed on Friday November 10, 2017.

The Beachcomber brand expanded beyond the shores of Mauritius to Seychelles in 2001, where New Mauritius Hotels operated the 87-room Beachcomber Seychelles Sainte Anne Resort & Spa. 

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Seychelles tourism board ceo attends exclusive media

Seychelles Tourism Board CEO attends exclusive media networking event on the sideline of WTM London

The Chief Executive of the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Sherin Francis used her working trip attending the 2017 World Travel Market (WTM) in London, to further position Seychelles as a tourist destination in the UK.

Mrs Francis, accompanied by the STB Director for UK and Ireland, Christine Vel, met with representatives of several influential media from a range of UK outlets.

This was during an exclusive UK media breakfast event, held at the St James’s Hotel & Club in Mayfair, in the heart of London, on Thursday November 9, 2017.

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