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The Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label renewed for three big hotels and added a new member to the eco-friendly movement

The Tourism Department renewed the Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label (SSTL) for another three hotel establishments and awarded the Seychelles eco-label to a new accommodation entity. Representatives of Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa, Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Resort & Casino, Constance Ephelia Resort and Hotel L’Archipel received their SSTL certificates from the hands of the Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, ...

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Destination Seychelles received a global exposure as heads of Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) and local Tourism Ministry gave interviews on BBC and Sky, in London

Displaying a commanding presence at this year’s World Travel Market (WTM) London held from November 5 to November 7, STB Chief Executive, Mrs. Sherin Francis, and Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports & Marine, Mr. Didier Dogley, attended several high-profile media interviews and meetings with travel trade professionals. WTM is the leading global event for the tourism industry and throughout the ...

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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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Minister Dogley attends second Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Tourism Ministers in South Africa

Minister Didier Dogley, Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine attended the second Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Tourism Ministers’ Meeting which took place in Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa on the 23rd October 2018 under the theme “Uniting the people of Africa, Asia, Australia and the Middle East through enhanced cooperation for peace, stability and sustainable development”. The aim ...

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Seychelles Tourism Board launched another branded taxi campaign in French capital Paris

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) brought some visual warmth to the French capital Paris with the launch of a branded taxi advertising campaign. Running through the autumn-winter promotional season, the campaign is part of STB’s communication plan for that period. For the last two weeks of September, 250 taxis were transformed into head turners as the vehicles were branded with ...

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Minister Dogley meets stakeholders from La Digue in a second public meeting

The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Didier Dogley, had a third consultative meeting with the stakeholders and community members from La Digue. The meeting is subsequent to the ones that were conducted in February and April as part of the government’s strategy to establish the Vision 2032. During the first two meetings, the Diguois raised a number ...

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Progress by tourism, civil aviation, ports and marine agencies outlined as Minister Didier Dogley hosts first Press Conference

The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Didier Dogley, held his first press conference last week, since assuming the portfolio in April this year. This is in line with President Danny Faure’s recommendation that all public offices should regularly disseminate information to the public. The press conference was held at the ministry’s headquarters at Botanical House, Mont Fleuri. ...

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Tourism stakeholders meet in third multi-sectoral meeting for 2018

The Ministry of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, hosted the third multi-sectoral meeting for the year. The meeting held at National House, saw the participation of government officials, and representatives from the private sector. The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Didier Dogley, chaired for the first time since assuming his new portfolio in April this year. ...

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Tourism Minister conducts first hotel visit on Praslin

The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Didier Dogley, visited 8 hotels on Praslin. This was his first hotel visit on the island since he took over the tourism portfolio in April. Minister Dogley was accompanied by the Principal Secretary for Tourism, Anne Lafortune. The delegation visited a variety of hotel establishments from those having as little as ...

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Alexander Jovanovic, Amy Sefton win STB’s Facebook photography contest, Marvis Confait’s photo was the Judges’ favourite

Alexander Jovanovic emerged as the winner of this year’s Facebook Photography competition organised by the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB). His photo obtained the most likes in the final voting. The photo captioned ‘A spicy slow cooked kari koko zourit [octopus curry cooked with coconut milk] bursting with flavour as it is spilling out of the nautilus shell, perched on black ...

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