African Tourism Board pays tribute to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

The African Tourism Board President, Alain St.Ange, has paid tribute to Prince Philip saying he was more than a public figure. Alain St.Ange was speaking on behalf of the executive committee of the African Tourism Board when he expressed Africa’s sympathy to HRH Queen Elizabeth, the Royal Family, the People of Great Britain and also Members of the Commonwealth Family. “We all remember the Prince as not just the consort to Her Majesty the Queen but also as a man who saw greatness beyond the borders of the United Kingdom”…

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Seychelles former Tourism Minister set to reposition tropical islands tourism of Indonesia

Seychelles former minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Alain St.Ange, is set to reposition tropical islands tourism in Indonesia. The movement also spearheads the promotion of tourism between Africa Union and ASEAN, said Mr. St Ange, who is currently the President of African Tourism Board. Indonesia is one among the largest member states in ASEAN, and the Indonesia Tourism is leading the way in their preparations for the much anticipated reopening of the world borders. Indonesia remains a popular tropical tourism destination, offering cultural diversity, breath-taking natural beauty…

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Seychelles politician, St.Ange making news around the world

The recent announcement that tourism personality Alain St.Ange had retired from Politics was reported in the four corners of the world. In the Americas Bea Broda  BA, BMsc, the Producer/Writer/Host/Speaker from BC PICTURES: Multimedia/TV published a “Note from editor” that said:- ‘In my travels as a TV producer of travel shows, I have found Alain St.Ange to be incredibly beneficial to the global tourism industry with his outlook both towards tourism and also to what makes a country run peacefully and advantageous for all. While he is retiring from pursuing…

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16th Akwaaba African Travel Market goes virtual

.. Set to host M.I.C.E Tourism recovery Webinar The 4th edition of the African Travel and Tourism Conference is scheduled to take place as a virtual event on September 21, 2020. Organized as part of the annual Akwaaba African Travel Market, the leading Pan-African Tourism Expo, the African Travel and Tourism Conference is in its fourth year. The theme for this year’s conference is: “Is MICE a Viable Pathway for Tourism Recovery in Africa?”   But because of the global pandemic and the lockdown of the travel and tourism space,…

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Oba of Benin bags Africa Travel 100 Award, joins Ooni of Ife, others

The organiser of Akwaaba African Travel Market, Mr Ikechi Uko has honoured The Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II with the Africa Travel 100 Global Personalities Award in recognition of his cultural and historical upstanding. The award was presented to him at his palace during the just concluded National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) in Benin City, Edo State. Oba Ewuare II who is the custodian of all Benin Heritage, the Benin Moat and Igue Festival becomes the third monarch to win the award after…

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St.Ange, Balala, Bartlett, others honoured at Akwaaba in Lagos

The respected and popular Seychelles former minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Alain St.Ange, Najib Balala, the minister of Tourism of Kenya and Edmund Bartlett, the Tourism minister of Jamaica and others were among the Africa Top 100 Tourism Personalities honoured by the African Travel and Tourism Industry at the just concluded Akwaaba African Travel Market In Lagos. These top personalities were honoured for their exemplary work and contribution to the growth of the sector in Africa, in the Diaspora and in the World. They were given the…

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Tourism sure way to build sustainable relationship with Africa, Diaspora – Alain St.Ange

Former minister of of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine of Seychelles, Alain St.Ange has said that tourism could be the sure way to build a sustainable relationship with Africa and its Diaspora Speaking at the Akwaaba Travel Market African Diaspora Tourism Conference in Lagos, St.Ange stated that Africa and its Diaspora has had a very strange relationship over the years. He noted that though the two need each other in a complimentary way but have not yet worked out how to relate. According to him, tourism could be the…

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ATQ unveils winners of Africa Travel 100 Global Personalities Awards

African Travel Quarterly, (Atqnews.com), has unveiled the first shortlist of the winners of the Africa Travel 100 Global personalities awards. The African Travel 100 Global Personalities award will take place during the 15th AKWAABA African Travel Market at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos starting from 22nd to 24th of September 2019. The award is expected to honour personalities in the travel and tourism sector that have exemplified themselves in the industry and contributed to the growth of the sector in Africa and in the Diaspora. The event will…

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Travel Manitoba CEO, Alain St. Ange, Peter Aarinola to grace Travellinks conference in Canada

.. As Travellinks organises tour to Canada The chief executive officer and president of Travel Manitoba, Collins Ferguson, the former minister of Tourism of Seychelles and candidate for last UNWTO Secretary General election, Alain St. Ange and Dr Peter Aarinola of Multicultural Centre, Thompson and Representative of World Trade Centre, Winnipeg among other personalities are set to grace Travellinks Holidays and Educational Services Incorporated conference in Canada as Speakers. This is coming just as Travellinks Holidays a Manitoba, Canada based tour, hospitality and travel company is set to organise a…

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