Air Seychelles and the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at increasing Seychelles’ visibility around the world by leveraging the airline’s expanding international network and growing number of airline partners.
The CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Elsia Grandcourt, and Senior Marketing Executive, Stephanie Lablache, recently hosted eminent Japanese Professor Watanabe on his 69th visit to Seychelles to a lunch at the Marie Antoinette Creole restaurant.
The list of nominated hotels and destinations has been published, and Seychelles, along with Tahiti and Maldives, are the three tourism islands in the running for the Island Holiday Destination of the Year 2012.
The Chief Executive of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Elsia Grandcourt, has re-assured the partners of the tourism industry on La Digue island, Seychelles’ third most-populated island with an active growth of tourism establishments, of the positive growth in tourism arrivals despite the lack of nonstop flights from Europe.
Twenty-year-old Sherlyn Furneau was crowned Miss Seychelles…another world 2012 last Saturday night at Le Meridien Barbarons Beach Hotel in the presence of a sold-out function.
Officials from the Seychelles Tourism Board have outlined the unique selling points of the destination on offer to Middle Eastern travellers in a new presentation. The seminars, which were carried out in conjunction with Etihad Airways, are designed to entice corporate clients to spend their next holiday in the Seychelles.
Seychelles’ exposure on the international media network was unprecedented during the days of the former Chief Executive of the Seychelles Tourism Board, the present Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St. Ange.
Fikre Degife, Ethiopian Airlines’ Chief Representative Regional Director of Sales&Services for Mainland China, Mongolia, and North Korea, made time during the Chinese Tourism Trade Fair in Beijing to catch up with the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism&Culture, Alain St.Ange, and the island’s Tourism Board’s CEO, Elsia Grandcourt, to discuss the airlines continued support of Seychelles in China.
Following the appointment of Mr. Alain St.Ange as Minister for Tourism and Culture and the appointment of Mrs. Elsia Grandcourt as the Chief Executive Officer of the Seychelles Tourism Board, the Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel, has subsequently proceeded with the re-appointment of board members of the Seychelles Tourism Board.