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Seychelles tourism making a comeback

Seychelles tourism making a comeback Seychelles takes a step forward inviting guests for a safe travel experience as travel slowly takes a fresh start in many countries around the world. After several months of absence at the Seychelles International airport of Pointe Larue, Emirates Airlines is the first commercial airline to land at the paradise holiday destination on Saturday, August ...

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The Ministry of Tourism releases the Seychelles Visitor Travel Advisory

The Ministry for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine has released the Seychelles Visitor Travel Advisory which provides procedures and restrictions that will be applicable to all visitors travelling to the Seychelles as of 1st August 2020. As of 1st August only visitors from low and medium risk countries will be allowed to enter Seychelles on the condition that they ...

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Minister for Tourism chairs Task force meeting to prepare for the reopening of Seychelles

The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Mr. Didier Dogley, chairs a Task force meeting to prepare for the reopening of Seychelles to commercial schedule flights on 1st August 2020.  The meeting, which is held on a weekly basis is attended by relevant stakeholders such as the Tourism Department, Department of Health, Department of Immigration, Department of Foreign ...

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The importance of having crisis management plan

Following the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic the Department of Tourism would like to urge tourism businesses that do not have a crisis management plan to start preparing one as it will assist to better cope with threats that may affect tourism businesses and safeguard the image of Seychelles as a tourist destination. Seychelles being a small island developing ...

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Seychelles participates in the 63rd Commission for Africa virtual meeting

The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Didier Dogley and the Principal Secretary for Tourism, Anne Lafortune participated in the 63rd Commission for Africa (CAF) Virtual meeting held on Monday 8th June 2020. The meeting, which was scheduled to take place in Seychelles, in March 2020 had to be postponed following the COVID-19 pandemic.   The main highlight ...

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Minister Didier Dogley visits Tourism establishments in the North of Mahe.

The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Didier Dogley accompanied by the Principal Secretary for Tourism, Anne Lafortune, visited 11 tourism establishments in the North of Mahe last Friday. This is the first hotel visit organised on the island of Mahe following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.   The delegation visited mostly small Seychellois owned tourism accommodation ...

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Minister Didier Dogley met with the Praslin Business Association

The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Mr. Didier Dogley, accompanied by the Principal Secretary for Tourism, Anne Lafortune met with the Praslin Business Association (PBA) on Friday 22nd May 2020. During the meeting the members of the association raised a number of issues encountered by tourism businesses on Praslin. This include the representation of PBA during Government ...

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Seychelles makes remarkable presence at Spain’s FITUR 2020

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) started the year on a high note for the destination as it took to the city of Madrid in Spain for the five-day International Tourism Trade Fair, FITUR 2020. A dynamic delegation composed of STB representatives and members of the trade represented the small island destination at Feria de Madrid from January 22, 2020 to ...

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Seychelles Tourism Minister, Didier Dogley expresses Satisfaction at Seychelles Tourism industry performance for 2019

Seychelles Tourism Minister, Didier Dogley expresses Satisfaction at Seychelles Tourism industry performance for 2019 During his opening address at the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Marketing Review on Tuesday January 14, 2019 at Eden Blue, Didier Dogley, Minister for Tourism Civil Aviation Ports and marine expresses satisfaction over the constant and gradual increase in numbers of visitors and receipt over the ...

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Seychelles achieved its objectives at the 23rd Session of UNWTO General Assembly in Saint Petersburg, Russia

UNWTO member states comprising of 120 countries gathered in Saint Petersburg, Russia for the 23rd Session of the World Tourism Organisation General Assembly which is considered as the most important high level event of the global tourism sector.  Seychelles was represented at the meeting by the Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Mr. Didier Dogley and the Principal ...

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