South Africa, Madagascar and Seychelles Tourism Ministers meet on the sidelines of the 6th Edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria in Seychelles
Derek Hanekom, the Minister of Tourism of South Africa, Roland Ratsiraka, the Minister of Tourism of Madagascar and Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister of Tourism and Culture and their tourism heads made time during the 6th Edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria in the Seychelles for them to meet to discuss cooperation and tourism.
Minister Roland Ratsiraka, Minister Alain St.Ange & Minister Derek Hanekom
The Tourism Ministers of South Africa and Madagascar were both leading their country’s own delegation at this year’s edition of the carnival dubbed the United Nations Gathering of Culture.
Safety and security was discussed as well at strengthening possibilities of two of three destinations as options for long haul travel into the Africa Region.
The Madagascar Minister flew into Seychelles but days after taking over the tourism portfolio and wanted to be seen to be a supporter of the cultural event that is placing the Indian Ocean Region on the tourism map of the world. It was at this meeting that Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles confirmed to his South Africa counterpart that he will be personally leading his country’s delegation to INDABA, the Tourism Trade Fair of South Africa which is to be held in Durban in the coming week.