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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

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 past 5 years Minister Dogley stated that the latest figures released by Central Bank ...

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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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Customer Care training for Bicycle Operators on La Digue

Bicycle operators of La Digue benefitted from a one day training organised by the Road Transport Commission in collaboration with the La Digue District Administration and the Member of the National Assembly on 5th December 2019 at the Zerof Restaurant. The aim of the training was to provide guidance to bicycle operators following past concerns raised regarding the service provided ...

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Fourth Training for Small Tourism Establishments’ Owners and Managers for 2019

The fourth and final training for Small Tourism Establishments’ Owners and Managers for the year 2019 was held from 2nd – 6th December 2019 at the ICCS. 30 participants, which include owners, managers and employees of the tourism accommodation sector attended the training with the aim of acquiring or refreshing their knowledge and skills.   Speaking at the certificate presentation ...

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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 participated in the 110th Session of the UNWTO Executive Council

Seychelles participated in the 110th Session of the UNWTO Executive Council The 110th Session of the UNWTO Executive Council met in Baku, Azerbaijan from 16th -18th June 2019. More than 40 Member States joined by representatives from the public and private sectors attended the meeting. Seychelles was represented by Minister Didier Dogley, Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine ...

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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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