Contributed by Sustainability for Seychelles for SHTA newsletter
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Tips for Hoteliers in Seychelles
Banyan Tree and Kempinski awarded Sustainable Tourism Label
The Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label (SSTL) has awarded Banyan Tree Seychelles Resort and Kempinski Seychelles Resort with a sustainable tourism certificate each.
This took place at the Grand Seychelles Ball on September 21 at the Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Resort and Casino. The Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St Ange, presented the awards to representatives of the hotels.
Message of the Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias on the occasion of the World Tourism Day, 27 September 2013
“Tourism and Water: Protecting our Common Future”
In spite of lingering economic challenges, tourism continues to be one of the world's fastest growing industries as well as a major source of foreign exchange and employment for many developing countries. Increasingly, the tourism industry is also focusing on its role as a steward of the natural environments that are one of its main assets; and as a unique awareness-raising and education tool for travellers and hosts alike.
Hotel promotes hook & line labelled fish
The Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Resort & Casino is officially the first hotel to promote the hook and line labelled fish.
First three certified hotels receive certificates
The Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label (SSTL) has awarded its first three certified tourism establishments with their sustainable label certificates on Saturday, 29 September, during the grand annual Seychelles Ball that took place at the Constance Ephelia Resort.