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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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Maia Resort & Spa becomes SSTL certified

Maia Luxury Resort & Spa is the 21st hotel to be certified with the Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label. The certificate awarding the hotel the recognition of being a responsible hotel with well- established sustainability practices was handed over by Minister Didier Dogley in a short ceremony on Tuesday 20th August 2019. Present from the ministry were also Mrs. Lafortune, the ...

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Second training held on Praslin for Small Tourism Establishments Owners and Managers.

“Informative, Fun and definitely worth it” were the words used by Audrey Lepair, a participant of the training to describe the four day session organised by the Department of Tourism in association with the Seychelles Tourism and Hospitality Association (SHTA). The training took place at the Vijay International School on Praslin from Tuesday 30th July to Friday 2nd August 2019 ...

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Seychelles’ Best recognised at World Travel Awards in Mauritius

Seychelles’ best performing tourism related businesses have been recognised at the 26th Edition of the World Travel Awards (WTA) in Mauritius  on June 1, 2019 in a ceremony held at the Sugar Beach- A Sun Resort. During the same ceremony, the destination was crowned Indian Ocean’s Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination 2019; Mrs. Sherin Francis Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Chief Executive collected ...

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The Department of Tourism Holds Refresher Grading Assessor Training for Local Assessors

The Department of Tourism Holds Refresher Grading Assessor Training for Local Assessors The Department of Tourism in collaboration with the Government of South Africa has last week delivered a refresher ‘Assessor Training’ for its Standards and Quality Officers.   The training was held from the 20th to 24th May and facilitated by Ms. Sibusisiwe Sibiya who is the Specialist: Quality Assurance ...

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Fourth Training for Small Tourism Establishments’ Owners and Managers

Fourth Training for Small Tourism Establishments’ Owners and Managers A total of 11 owners and managers of small tourism establishments received their Certificates of Attendance on Thursday 9th May 2019, after completing a 4 day training session. The training which started on Monday 6th May 2019 was organised in collaboration with the Department of Tourism and the Seychelles Hospitality and ...

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Seychelles participates in the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation

World leaders met on 25th to 27th April 2019 at the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing, China to discuss further implementation of the initiative.  Present at the Forum were 37 heads of states, their ministers and senior government officers from Eurasia, Africa and Latin America, who have signed the Memorandum of Understanding of the One ...

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