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Latest Travel news from Seychelles for March 2012

Press release   •   Mar 29, 2012 22:03 EAT

The latest travel and leisure news on Africa point out a thing on Seychelles and this month , March alone, we have seen so much in the global tourism as well as travel from the Seychelles. This island is one of the trendy places around Africa as well as ideal destination when it comes to beach travels, water sports, diving last but not least honeymoons.

Here is a quick look into what you did not hear about Seychelles travel in the month of March 2012.

The first celebration of the month carries with it an accolade from Outside-a top rated multimedia lifestyle brand magazine in America. Seychelles received honors of being the Best Islands and thereby features for the March publication of the Outside Magazine available both on the internet and in outlets. The magazine talked about the scenic beaches, fantastic people, cultures, music, attractions, hotels, wildlife and as much about all of the 115 islands from Seychelles.

In a bid to foster strong travel ties, the industry officials of Seychelles and La reunion islands got together to put in place a complete steering committee to foster the travel and leisure industry for both countries alongside diverse stakeholders and industry associates. To be specific, the committee expects to engage in many other projects other than travel and they feature youth & sports, culture, public health, education and then community development. Whilst in the meeting Alain St Ange recognized the need to have more Seychelles travel news plus reviews posted in French with intentions of reaching a greater market.

The La Francophonie Seychelles festival was this same month commemorating the French heritage and also history of the island. This time, the festival was totally francophone because of French who colonized several of the islands around the Indian Ocean. The major events of the day included French public speaking competitions designed for schools from Mont Fleuri Theatre. Alain St Ange, the Seychelles Tourism Board CEO was the guest of honor at the festival and also mentioned a few things on the diversity of culture of Seychelles. Not to forget ‘Fete Afrique’ one other festival that honors Africa lifestyles in Seychelles will be held… will have you posted!

The 48th RETOSA Board meeting sat in this very month from Mauritius drawing travel industry representatives from La reunion island, Mauritius, Comoros, Madagascar and also Mayotte with the objective of sensitizing member countries on the Routes Africa Conference 2012 to take place for July 8-10 from Seychelles. The Route Africa convention is apparently a great option to market the travel related industry with priority for flight handling and also flight companies.

To end this month with a worthy note the CEO in charge for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange unveiled new classrooms from the Seychelles tourism Academy with computer science lab along with an auditorium inbuilt a striking eco-friendly method with re-cycled building materials. This academy admits students of tourism as well as hospitality aiming at promoting the island's travel and leisure industry.

Seychelles prides sand holidays. Yet there is far more - range of islands with a collection of stunning reefs just for the tourists. The exceptional blend of people carries along the Seychelles Creole food, festivals in addition to music. There will be more from the marine flora and fauna, awesome diving, boating, sport fishing as well as, every little thing you can imagine within an earthly paradise.

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