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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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Eco labels awarded to Avani Seychelles Barbarons Resort & Spa and The H Resort Vallon Beach Seychelles

The Tourism Department has awarded the Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label (SSTL) to another two hotel establishments. Representatives of Avani Seychelles Barbarons Resort & Spa and The H Resort Vallon Beach, received their SSTL certificates from the hands of the Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Didier Dogley. This was during a short ceremony held at the ministry’s headquarters, ...

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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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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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Seychelles has fared well for the first half of 2018, says STB Chief Executive at annual mid-year marketing

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) hosted its 2018 mid-year marketing meeting on Monday June 25, at the Eden Bleu Hotel. The meeting brought together the local tourism trade partners and STB’s overseas representatives and local staff. The STB Chief Executive, Sherin Francis, provided an update of the tourism industry’s performance for the first half of 2018, including the trend in ...

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Another group of prospective tour guides complete basic course in tour guiding

A group of 35 individuals from Mahe, Praslin and La Digue, venturing into the tour guiding business, have completed a three-day basic tour guiding course. They received their certificates from the hands of the Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports & Marine, Didier Dogley, in a ceremony held on Friday June 22, 2018. The training provided to prospective tour guides ...

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Seychelles represented at the 61st UNWTO Regional Commission meeting for Africa

The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Didier Dogley, led the Seychelles delegation to the 61st UNWTO Regional Commission meeting for Africa and ‘Tourism Statistics: A Catalyst For Development’ Seminar. This was held in Abuja, Nigeria, from June 4 to 6, 2018. Minister Dogley was accompanied by the Tourism Department’s Principal Secretary, Anne Lafortune, the Director for Policy, ...

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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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