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The Seychelles Regatta sailing competition is in full swing

The fourth edition of the Seychelles Regatta sailing competition entered its third day on Wednesday, with nine boats vying to be declared the champions at the end of the race on Saturday. For the third leg on Wednesday, the nine boats sailed from Praslin Island going around Curieuse in a change of itinerary, as Cousine was originally featured on today’s ...

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Seychelles Tourism Board unveils new destination website

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) on Tuesday unveiled its new destination website   The new ‘face’ of the destination – www.seychelles.travel – replaces the one that has been online for the past four years.   It was the Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Didier Dogley, accompanied by the STB Chief Executive, Sherin Francis, who unveiled the new ...

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Seychelles represented at the 108th UNWTO Executive Council meeting in Spain

Seychelles was represented at the 108th session of the Executive Council of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in San Sebastian, Spain. The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Didier Dogley, was accompanied by the Principal Secretary for Tourism, Anne Lafortune, at the meeting held from May 23 to 25, 2018. Over 45 member countries of the ...

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Seychelles’ inaugural FINA open water swimming competition dubbed a success

Seychelles successfully hosted the second leg of the 2018 FINA/Hosa Marathon Swim World Series at the Beau Vallon beach, on Sunday May 20.   The stakes were high and there was no room for failure, considering Seychelles is the first African country to host this elite 10km open swimming competition   It was difficult to predict the outcome of the ...

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Tourism Minister gets acquainted with tourism accommodations on La Digue

The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Didier Dogley, has conducted his first hotel visit on La Digue. He was accompanied by the Tourism Department’s Principal Secretary, Anne Lafortune, and Director for Product Development, Sinha Levkovic, on the visit last Friday. The ministerial delegation met with the owners and managers of 11 tourism establishments on the island, ranging ...

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Seychelles tourism authorities share experiences with counterparts from Cabo Verde

Seychelles has shared its experiences in sustainable tourism with another African small island state – Cabo Verde. The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Didier Dogley, held discussions with a six-member delegation, led by the Cabo Verdean Minister Tourism and Transport, José Da Silva Gonçalves, last week. Talks between the two ministers at Botanical House, Mont Fleuri, centered ...

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Tourism Minister meets board members of the Seychelles Hospitality & Tourism Association

As part of his ongoing drive to get acquainted with key stakeholders in the tourism industry, the new Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Didier Dogley met with board members of the Seychelles Hospitality & Tourism Association (SHTA). The meeting was held last Wednesday at the ministry’s headquarters at Botanical house, Mont Fleuri. The Principal Secretary for Tourism, ...

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Seychelles intensifies preparations to become the first African host of the FINA Marathon Swim World Series

Elite swimmers wishing to take part in the FINA/Hosa Marathon Swim World Series to be held in Seychelles on May 20, 2018, have already started to register. Preparations are well underway with only 32 days remaining before elite swimmers from across the globe converge to the Beau Vallon Beach next month. The FINA/Hosa Marathon Swim World Series is an annually ...

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The Seychelles Tourism Academy and the Shannon College of Hotel Management chart course for future cooperation

The Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA) and the Shannon College of Hotel Management (SCHM)- a recognised college of the National University of Ireland (NUI) have discussed the way forward, after 10 years of cooperation. The Principal Secretary for Tourism, Anne Lafortune, led a Seychellois delegation that was invited to Ireland to review the cooperation between the two hospitality training institutions. Mrs ...

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