Vanilla Islands of the Indian Ocean set to consolidate its way forward

Published on : Friday, May 15, 2015

Seychelles Tourism BoardThe recent Vanilla Islands Ministerial Meeting that was held in the Seychelles brought renewed determination from Ministers or Regional President of Mauritius, the Seychelles and Reunion Islands and head of Tourism from Madagascar for the consolidation of the way forward for the regional organization.


Mauritius is set to take over the presidency of the regional body when Mr Xavier-Luc Duval, the Deputy Prime Minister of Mauritius takes over the Presidency of the Vanilla islands from madagascar in early June. It was Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture who held the the position of President of the Indian Ocean Vanilla islands when that regional organization was launched. The Seychelles Minister was then voted in for a second mandate before passing the Presidency on to Didier Robert, the President of the Region of Reunion. In early June it is Mr Xavier-Luc Duval, the Deputy Prime Minister of Mauritius who will be taking over the Presidency from Madagascar.


At the recent Seychelles meeting it was agreed that the time was right for the Tourism Heads of the Indian Ocean to work even closer together to consolidate the indian Ocean region as the new tourism region of the world. Xavier-Luc Duval, Alain St.Ange and Didier Robert all three agreed to put even more effort in the development of cruise tourism in the Indian Ocean. They also agree to look at innovative ways to push cultural events forward among many other points that will now appear on the agenda for the Minister’s Meeting that will take place in Mauritius in early June.


The CEO of the Regional Organisation remains Pascal Viroleau, the former head of the IRT (Ile Reunion Tourisme) of Reunion Island.


Source:- Seychelles Tourism Board


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

arrow2Follow TTW
facebook-logo  twitter-logo  LinkedIn_logo  stumbleupon-logo   rss_logo 
ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo


  • 01 AIME 2018 BB
  • 02 WTM 2017
  • 03 EMITT 2018
  • 04 AIME-2018 small
  • 05 iitmindia 2017
  • 06 imtm 2018
  • 06 TTF-Surat 2017
  • 07 balttour 2018
  • 30 PATA


Get our toolbar!
Review on