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Foreign Affairs and Tourism Minister continues visits to DMCs

Foreign Affairs and Tourism Minister, Mr. Sylvestre Radegonde continued his familiarization visits to two other Destinations Management Companies (DMCs) on Friday 22 March 2021. In the morning he was greeted by the Managing Director of Vision Voyage, located at the Sound and Vision building in town. Vision Voyage has been in operation for some seven years now and is currently ...

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Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism visits Destination Management Companies

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Sylvestre Radegonde yesterday visited two of the leading Destinations Management Companies (DMCs) in the country, namely Mason’s Travel and 7 Degrees South.   These visits form part of a series of familiarization visits in the tourism industry, which had not been possible since he took office in November last year due to the sanitary ...

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Seychelles opens up to the world

PRESS RELEASE 04/03/2021 For immediate Release   Seychelles opens up to the world   The Indian Ocean island destination has announced that it will be welcoming visitors from across the globe, irrespective of their vaccination status, as from March 25, 2021. Visitors from South Africa will still not be permitted to enter Seychelles for the time being until further review. ...

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Seychelles Makes Itself More Accessible for Visitors

The Indian ocean archipelago reviews its entry requirements procedures so as to be more accessible for potential visitors as part of the restart of its tourism activities for 2021 and beyond. The new measures are to be implemented in two phases. The news, much anticipated by the tourism industry, was announced by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Mr ...

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National COVID-19 Immunisation Campaign begins in Seychelles

PRESS RELEASE 11/01/2021 For immediate Release National COVID-19 Immunisation Campaign begins in Seychelles  Seychelles, one of the top tourist destinations for travelers, leaps towards immunization as the country launched its national COVID-19 Immunization Campaign on Sunday, January 10, 2021.   Being the first country in Africa to start a COVID-19 national vaccination program, Seychelles aims to be the first country in the world ...

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New Seychelles Minister for Tourism takes Office

PRESS RELEASE 16/11/2020 For immediate Release   New Seychelles Minister for Tourism takes Office The Seychelles Islands welcomes its new Minister of Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Ambassador Sylvestre Radegonde. Appointed by President of the Republic Mr Wavel Ramkalawan early this month, the new minister was sworn-in his position on Monday, November 16, 2020, at State House. Minister Radegonde thereafter headed ...

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Seychelles’ Third Tourism Festival to be celebrated this September 2020

Seychelles’ Third Tourism Festival to be celebrated this September 2020 The third Festival themed ‘Tourism: Back with Confidence’ has been announced in a press briefing held at the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Conference room at Botanical House by the Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Mr Didier Dogley this Monday September 7, 2020. The press brief, conducted in ...

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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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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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