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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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Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine visits Shannon College graduates

The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Minister Didier Dogley accompanied by the Principal Secretary for Tourism, Anne Lafortune and the Director for Tourism Human Resource Development, Diana Quatre visited graduates of Shannon College at their current place of employment as part of a mentoring initiative, following a resolution at the last committee meeting held in December 2018. ...

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Tourism departments conveys peers and other stakeholders to the first 2019 multi-sectoral meeting

High officials representing various agencies, members of the tourism-trade and other stakeholders met again on February 1, 2019, three-months following their last assembly in October 2018. The first multi-sectoral meeting of the year, which took place at the National House, was presided by Minister Didier Dogley, Ministers for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine. The meeting saw the presence of ...

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Strong Seychelles delegation attends World Travel Market in London led by Minister Dogley

Seychelles was represented by a strong delegation at the 39th edition of the World Travel Market (WTM) London.  The event which was held over 3 days from the 05th – 07th November 2018 at the ExCeL in London, saw the presence of the Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Minister Didier Dogley and High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Derick Ally, on ...

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Another group of Commissioned Agents received professional certificate

A new group of practicing and aspiring Commissioned Agents has been presented with their certificates after following a one-day training session on October 9 2018, at the Seychelles Port Authority (SPA). The workshop, which was facilitated by Mrs. Murla Gabriel, from the STA was organized by the Tourism Department in conjunction with its partners – the Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA) ...

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Minister Dogley Pays Visit to German STB Office and experienced Travel-Agent Event

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) team in Germany has been honoured to host the Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Didier Dogley in Frankfurt. Minister Dogley started off his official visit to few STB offices in Europe on his way to the IFTM Top Resa tourism fair in Paris, France. He seized the opportunity to attend a Seychelles Cooking ...

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Tourism Festival Advert

The Ministry of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine will be commemorating International Tourism during the week of 15th – 22nd September 2018 under the theme, “We are Tourism”.  A committee has been set up, chaired by Minister Dogley, to engage both public and private sectors to come up with activities and events that can be done during this week ...

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