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Seychelles tourism industry experience speaks for itself

28/12/2009 17:57

Visitor arrival figures in Seychelles released Wednesday, December 23, have revealed that Seychelles is now officially only 1 percent down from its 2008 arrival figures.


The Seychelles Tourism Board explained that the government's move to hand over control of its tourism industry to the private sector had brought positive results and a united tourism industry working for the country.


This Seychelles experience of the government handing over the pillar of the country's economy to the private sector is a first for Africa. The new public-private sector partnership has seen the chairman of the industry's association, Mr. Louis D'Offay, work side by side with the country's Minister of Finance, Mr. Danny Faure, to plan out the broad lines for an acceptable working framework.


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