The Seychelles islands continue to make a splash in the world of carnival with the countdown to the third edition of their highly-successful Carnaval International de Victoria. Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, will have the honor of setting the ball rolling for the 2013 carnival, set for February 8-10.
The new US Ambassador to Seychelles, Shari Villarosa, on Saturday, November 17, visited Nature Seychelles and the Sanctuary at Roche Caiman. Ambassador Villarosa was on her first official visit to Seychelles, where she became her country’s new ambassador.
The Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism, Alain St.Ange, met last week with prominent Ethiopian businessman and hotelier, Tadiwos Belete, as well as Ethiopian Airlines’ Regional Manager in Seychelles Bethlehem KinfeGebriel. Also in attendance were Mason Travel’s Marlon Naiken and Kathy Mason.
Weeks ahead of its official opening, the Praslin special Coco de Mer Nature Reserve, Fond Ferdinand, lifted the curtain allowing government representatives spearheaded by Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, to experience the very cusp of the reserve’s famed 122 hectares of endemic species including the largest number of the island’s unique Coco de Mer palm trees.
The 2020 Development (Seychelles) Ltd, is calling on investors to consider a hotel development opportunity on Ile Soleil through a tender that was launched two weeks ago by its Chairman Barry Faure, who also wears the hat of the Chairman of the Seychelles Tourism Board.
Ambassador Shari Villarosa of the United States of America called on Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, for a working visit after having presented her credentials to Mr. James Michel, the island’s President.
In an effort to increase the visibility of Seychelles in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) as well as to other Levant countries, the Seychelles Tourism Office Middle East conducted a two-day educational seminar targeting the travel trade and consumers in Amman, Jordan, in collaboration with Petra travel and tourism.
Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, was the guest of Antenne Reunion Television on their News Plateau to talk about the Indian Ocean Vanilla islands following the 2012 Tourism Ministers’ Summit this week. Minister St.Ange was being interviewed by Laurence Francoise, one of La Reunion’s most known and respected news presenters.
For the second time, Seychelles had the unique opportunity of linking with the culture of Korea through the Korean Traditional Fashion Show 2012 that was organized as a special event of the recent celebration of the 27th edition of the Creole Festival.