New Mauritius Tourism Minister and Seychelles Tourism’s CEO meet

2nd Oct 2011
New Mauritius Tourism Minister and Seychelles Tourism’s CEO meet

It was the first meeting between the two since Minister Michael Sik Yuen replaced Nando Bodha as head of the Mauritius Tourism. In the Seychelles, it is President James Michel who personally holds the portfolio for tourism with Mr. Alain St.Ange as his CEO. Also in Paris at the same time was Mr. Didier Robert, President de la region, La Reunion, who also personally holds the tourism portfolio under his office with Pascal Viroleau as his right-hand man for La Reunion island tourism.

Mr. Michael Sik Yuen, the Mauritius Minister responsible for tourism, discussed the possibility of visiting the Seychelles in January to see for himself the developing tourism infrastructure especially in the new resort hotels.

Seychelles, Mauritius, and La Reunion are all three part of the islands forming part of the “Vanilla Islands” grouping, and the more that these Indian Ocean Islands are seen to be working together, the better it will be for the “Vanilla Islands” promotional campaign.


Also in Mauritius today, City.Mobi is celebrating the success of its new guide to Port Louis.


City.Mobi offers the most comprehensive mobile travel guides available, with over 800 cities in 200 countries listed. Each is developed by the City.Mobi team to combine into a single global travel directory.

However, each city retains its own mobile identity via a dedicated domain. Already on offer are Brussels.Mobi, Paris.Mobi, Sanfrancisco.Mobi and Sydney.Mobi. is the latest in this illustrious line up, offering click to call functionality – which means no scribbling down telephone numbers.

Most entries are also linked to websites where users can quickly access more detailed information if needed.

Other key features include information on accommodation, restaurants, attractions, entertainment, nightlife, shopping, and transport.


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