Having claimed the title of Seychelles’ Leading Green Resort at the World Travel Awards, Johannes Steyn, general manager of The H Resort Beau at Vallon Beach in the Seychelles, tells Breaking Travel News how it feels to have won.
Some 17,286 British visitors entered the Seychelles from January to September this year, representing a 16 per cent increase compared to the previous year, according to the latest statistics.
With new flights from British Airways and Austrian Airways boosting airlift into the destination, Seychelles Tourist Board enjoyed a strong WTM. Here chief executive Sherin Francis tells Breaking Travel News more and reveals just how important social media has become when advertising the destination.
With the Seychelles recognised as both the Indian Ocean’s Leading Cruise Destination and Indian Ocean’s Leading Tourist Board by voters at the World Travel Awards, Sherin Francis, chief executive, Seychelles Tourism, tells Breaking Travel News what it means to win.
Breaking Travel News talks to Sherin Francis, chief of the Seychelles Tourism Board, about all the latest headlines from the destination. As well as welcoming to exciting new properties to the Indian Ocean, we find out more about how the Middle East is becoming an increasingly significant source market for the islands.
Alain St. Ange has stepped down from his post of Seychelles minister of tourism. He will be replaced by Maurice Loustau-Lalanne, who will be sworn in today by president Danny Faure as the new minister of tourism, civil aviation, ports and marine for the Republic of the Seychelles.
The beauty of the Seychelles is rooting itself in South Africa with the opening of an office in Johannesburg. The decision taken by the Seychelles Tourism Board to open an office in the industrial city of South Africa is to maintain a Seychelles tourism presence in the heart of the country.
Seychelles ministers Alain St Ange and Joel Morgan speak to Breaking Travel News at the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2015, hosted by Kempinski Seychelles Resort.
Anne Lafortune, principal secretary for tourism Seychelles, speaks to Breaking Travel News at the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2015, hosted by Kempinski Seychelles Resort.
As World Travel Awards hosts its Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2015 in the Seychelles, tourism and culture minister Alain St Ange here speaks to Breaking Travel News’ Phil Blizzard about the importance of tourism to the islands, the importance of hosting the awards, and discusses some of the highlights awaiting visitors to the destination.
Guests arriving at the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony have been treated to a glamorous cocktail reception by Seychelles Breweries. More than 50 industry leaders were in attendance at the event, held at Gala Ceremony host hotel Kempinski Seychelles Resort.