The Seychelles Tourism Board has set its sights on boosting its budget traveller section as part of a programme of market diversification. The authority is also aiming to encourage local businesses to capitalise on new opportunities in this new tourism development era.
Seychelles President Mr. James Michel has launched a new brand - “Exciting Seychelles”
The Seychelles Tourism Board has announced its revamping of their e-Marketing Department. Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, has confirmed that this department will be beefed up to become more in line with expectations of 2011.
The Seychelles unique “carnival of carnivals,” which was held in early March this year, was the biggest event ever organized in the Creole Islands of the Seychelles, and it is today widly accepted as having been the most popular event held in these islands.
The Seychelles Ministry of Foreign Affairs has today hosted a workshop with local and international development partners to discuss a newly-proposed Medium Term National Development Strategy (MTNDS) for the period 2013-2017
Four high-profile magazines are set to become official partners of “SUBIOS,” The Seychelles Festival of the Sea, the well-established Seychelles event which has been an annual event in Seychelles since 1989.
The Republic of Seychelles has agreed to assist Gabon with its tourism development. Seychelles is the one country in the African Union with a successful tourism industry, with Alain St.Ange, chief executive of the national tourism board, offering to provide assistance following the singing of an agreement in Libreville.