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Seychelles eyes bigger market growth from the Baltics

Tourism Seychelles has declared its intention to tap deeper into the Baltics region, as the latter has shown great potential to grow into a valuable source market for the Seychelles.   This was said by Tourism Seychelles’ Director for Russia, CIS and Eastern Europe, Mrs Lena Hoareau, following the destination’s recent participation at the Baltics Roadshow held in Lithuania, Latvia ...

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Tourism Seychelles Re-building Travel Confidence for Saudi Arabian Market

Tourism Seychelles hosted a Seychelles dedicated event for selected trade and media partners at the Movenpick Hotel and Residences Riyadh in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on May 30. The ‘Recovery in Tourism’ private event coincided with the first official visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Mr Sylvestre Radegonde and Mrs Bernadette Willemin, the Tourism Seychelles Director ...

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Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label re-certifies the first establishments for 2022

The Tourism Department recertifies the first 3 establishments for 2022, with the Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label (SSTL).  These are Anantara Maia, Fisherman’s Cove Resort and Acajou Beach Resort. In a ceremony held at the Tourism Department Headquarters on Monday April 4 2022, the Principal Secretary for Tourism, Mrs Sherin Francis handed over the certificates to Mr. Johannes Steyn, the General ...

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Extreme Swimmer André Wiersig arrives in Seychelles for his 50km Challenge

The German Swimmer André Wiersig has landed in Seychelles on a bright and sunny Saturday two weeks ahead of his Seychelles challenge, the long-awaited Seychelles Open Ocean Project anticipated for mid-April. Joining forces with various entities in Seychelles André Wiersig dedicates his challenge to sustainable tourism and plans to swim from the main island of Mahé to the island of ...

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Seychelles Minister for Tourism meets with General Managers

Reiterating his unwavering commitment to establish new and lasting relationships with key players in the tourism industry, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Mr Sylvestre Radegonde met with several General Managers (GMs) on Wednesday March 23, 2022, at Botanical House. The meeting, which was held in the presence of the Principal Secretary for Tourism Mrs Sherin Francis, and other ...

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Tourism Seychelles strengthens ties with GCC through Murex D’or 2022

Staying true to its mission to maintain and strengthen relationships in various key markets, Tourism Seychelles Office attended ‘Murex D’Or’, held Sunday, March 20, 2022, at the Atlantis Palm Dubai.  The world-renowned Arab award ceremony was part of a series of prestigious annual events in the Middle East for influential Arab and international performers. Traditionally hosted in Lebanon, the globally ...

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The Tourism Human Resource Development

It is in a press conference at the Tourism Department’s offices this Thursday, March 24, 2022, that the Principal Secretary for Tourism, Mrs Sherin Francis announced the progress on its Tourism Human Resource Development (THRD) strategy, launched in January 2022. The presentation was made in the presence of Director General for Destination Planning and Development, Mr Paul Lebon, Ms Diana ...

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Tourism Seychelles hosts ParrAPI sales blitz

The Digital Marketing and Global Marketing Operations Team at Tourism Seychelles teamed up to hold a sales blitz for ParrAPI on Tuesday 22nd March 2022. The first in a series of planned sales blitz, the activity aims at aiding businesses who are currently encountering difficulties with registration and creation of listings. In addition to helping businesses register and create their ...

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No more PCR test for fully vaccinated visitors entering Seychelles

Seychelles shifts its gears and allows visitors to enter the destination without having to present a negative PCR test. Effective March 15, 2022, visitors over 18 years, having received the first two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine including a booster dose after 6 six months since completing the primary series; will be considered fully immunised. Fully immunisation for visitors aged ...

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