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Illegal/unlicensed Accommodation Establishments

MINISTRY OF TOURISM, CIVIL AVIATION, PORTS AND MARINE TOURISM DEPARTMENT TOURIST ADVISORY Illegal/unlicensed Accommodation Establishments For your Personal Safety and Security, avoid unlicensed tourist accommodation establishments The Seychelles islands is reputed for its natural environment and for the hospitality of its people. However, like anywhere else in the world there are applicable laws which one must comply with and these ...

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Phishing in the travel industry on the increase

The Ministry would like to inform the public and particularly would be visitors to the Seychelles that a number of actual visitors where victims of phishing.   They thought they had booked their holidays through a genuine website only to find out that it was not after arriving in Seychelles.  Phishing is on the increase in a number of industries and ...

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Seychelles Tourism Board meets Tourism Trade Partners

Seychelles Tourism Board meets Tourism Trade Partners  The marketing body of the destination, the Seychelles Tourism Board  (STB) hosted its Annual marketing strategy 2020 meeting at Constance Ephelia Resort, this Tuesday July 16, 2019. The one-day meeting saw the participation of all core stakeholders of the tourism industry including the Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation Ports and Marine Didier Dogley, the STB Chief Executive ...

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Local Travel Agencies

  “Local Agencies” Mason’s Travel(+248) 4 288 888Independence Ave, Victoria,SeychellesMason’s Travel Website7 South(+248) 4 292 800Kingsgate Travel Center,P.O Box 475,Victoria7 South WebsiteBlue Sea Divers(+248) 2 526 051Beau-Vallon,Mare Anglaise,P.O Box 684Blues Sea Divers WebsiteSeychelles Tourism Board(+248) 4 671 300Botanical House,Mt Fleuri,P.O Box 684STB WebsiteSeychelles European Reservation(+248) 4 225 058Francis Racel St, SeychellesSeychelles RESA WebsiteCreol Travel(+248) 4 297 000Independence Ave, SeychellesCreol Travel ...

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Tourism Festival

Tourism Festival is an initiative of the Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine who believes that the successes of the Tourism Industry should be celebrated, seeing that Tourism is the pillar of the Seychelles economy. In 2018, strong emphasis has been placed on the close collaboration between the public and private sector to drive the success of our ...

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Hotels rooms of abandoned hotels and stalled projects to be reallocated, says Seychelles’ Tourism Minister

The Tourism Ministry will be reallocating some 800 rooms belonging to old, abandoned hotels in Seychelles but currently counted as part of the existing hotel room quota. Another 1,300 rooms could also become available for reallocation should developers of eight already approved projects decide not to go ahead with the hotel developments. The eight projects are among 18 hotel developments ...

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The Seychelles authorities and Air France discuss coordinated approach ahead of the French carrier’s return to the island nation

The Seychelles authorities have started discussions with Air France following the French carrier’s announcement that it will be operating thrice-weekly flights to Seychelles as from next year. Air France will start flying to the Indian Ocean archipelago on May 5, 2018, using its new sister airline ‘Joon.’ The first meeting headed by Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Ambassador ...

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Tourism Department unveils new website and presents Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label certificates to mark Tourism Week

The Tourism Department has launched its official website allowing the general public and trade partners to have easier access to information on the department’s role, as well as the different services it offers. The Tourism Department falls within the Ministry of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine. It’s new website —www.tourism.gov.sc – provides details of the different sections within the department, ...

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