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Guangdong Official Delegation of China and World Bank discuss tourism with Minister St.Ange

The Guangdong Provincial Finance Department and a number of other delegates from the business world accompanied Alex Sienaert, the Senior Country Economist for Mauritius and Seychelles met Minister Alain St.Ange at the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Offices at ESPACE Building in Victoria. The high-powered Chinese delegation included the Director of the Guangdong Provincial Office for World Bank Projects, the ...

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Miss Seychelles…Another World crowning ceremony on May 28

This year’s Miss Seychelles…Another World will be crowned on Saturday May 28.  The beauty pageant will be held at the International Conference Centre of Seychelles (ICCS) and tickets for the event will cost R700 per person to watch the pageant only. Dinner will not be served this year.  The pageant is scheduled to start at 7.30pm and the show is ...

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Afro-Asian international expo opened

The first Afro-Asian International Expo was opened yesterday to promote international manufacturers, exporters and importers and at the same to get exposure for their business. The exhibition being organised by Rajasthan Works in collaboration with the Seychelles Chamber of Commerce and Industries (SCCI) is expected to end on May 4. SCCI chairman Wilson Nancy officially opened the expo during a ...

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Employees display artistic, cultural talents

Fifteen different groups of employees from several organisations – both public and private – on Friday evening took part in a cultural show to display their artistic and cultural talents. The employees’ talent show, now an activity which is becoming more and more popular on the calendar of events to mark Labour Day or Workers’ Day each year, took place ...

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Boat owners, operators in tourism sector voice out concerns

Boat owners and operators in the tourism sector on Praslin recently had another opportunity to discuss issues affecting the daily functions of their specific businesses and operations and share their concerns   with the minister of tourism and culture. Minister Alain St Ange learned that the main challenges were the monopoly issue in boat charters and excursions in certain tourism establishments. ...

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Air Seychelles records profit fourth consecutive year

Air Seychelles has been a profitable company for the fourth consecutive year, this in spite of challenges and what has been termed as turbulences in the aviation jargon. For the year 2015, the national airline has recorded a profit of US $2.1 million, from total revenue of US $105.4 million. The figures were revealed by the chairman of the Air ...

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“Tourism is the pillar of the Seychelles economy let us work as one to keep it growing” says Minister Alain St.Ange to Seychelles

The Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange addressed the people of Seychelles last week as he closed the 2016 edition of the island’s Carnaval International de Victoria with an appeal for Seychelles to continue to work as one to keep the island’s tourism industry growing. The Seychelles Minister of Tourism and Culture spoke about the importance of ...

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Press coverage about Seychelles and its recent carnival continues to appear but days after the island’s 6th edition of its Carnaval International de Victoria

Press from all over the world converge on the Seychelles every year for the cultural event they have themselves named as the United Nations Gathering of Culture. The latest edition of this carnival in the tropics was from the 22 to the 24 of April and 23 International Delegations joined the proud Seychellois people to walk alongside delegations from seven ...

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Tourism Leaders from Mauritius, Seychelles, Reunion and Comoros meet to assess successes of their Vanilla Islands regional organisation

On Wednesday the 13 January Tourism Leaders from  Mauritius, Seychelles, Reunion and Comoros met in Port Louis Mauritius to assess the successes of their Vanilla Islands regional organisation in what was their first Ministerial Meeting of 2016. Under the chairmanship of Xavier-Luc Duval, the Deputy Prime Minister of Mauritius the Ministers and Heads of Tourism from the Indian Ocean islands looked ...

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