Chinese Seminar

Seychelles Tourism Board hosts seminar for greater understanding and strengthening of the Chinese market

The Seychelles Tourism Board organised a seminar for a group of top selling agents from China, with the participation of local trade partners -- mainly travel agents and tour operators.

The seminar, initiated by the Seychelles Tourism Board Office in China, with the support of Ethiopian Airlines, was held at the Eden Bleu hotel on Wednesday, December 6, 2017.

The one-day session saw the participation of 15 Chinese agents from Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chengdu, and Taiwan.

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Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles to start new series of charter flights to Chengdu on December 26

Air Seychelles has announced that it will be starting a new series of weekly charter flights between China and Seychelles in December, 2017.

The national airline will operate 13 return flights between the city of Chengdu in Southwest China and the Seychelles’ main island Mahé, from December 26, 2017 to March 20, 2018.

Chengdu -- the capital of China’s Sichuan province -- with a population of over 14 million people, is one of the main emerging outbound tourism cities.

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Photo montage- Day 1 of Del Place French Cheese and Wine festival

Three nights in Paris! Del Place restaurant dedicated to bring the world of French cheese to Seychelles

French cheese, French bread, French wine, French music, French ‘can can’ show -- these are what guests were invited to discover at Del Place restaurant at Port Glaud, which is holding on to its tradition of organizing a cheese and wine festival during the month of November.

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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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