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Alain St Ange

Former minister of tourism in Seychelles

St Ange has been working in the tourism business since 2009. He was appointed as the Director of Marketing for Seychelles by President and Minister of Tourism James Michel.

After one year of service he was promoted to the position of CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board. In 2012 the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands regional Organization was formed and St Ange was appointed as the first president of the organization.

In a 2012 cabinet re-shuffle St Ange was appointed as Minister of Tourism and Culture which he resigned on 28 December 2016 in order to pursue a candidacy as Secretary General of the World Tourism Organisation which was withdrawn on 09 May 2017 due to the support of the African Union for Walter Mzembi, the Zimbabwean candidate.

His works include:

  • Seychelles what next?, by Alain St Ange, 1991
  • Seychelles¬†: in search of democracy¬†: a constitutional & political history of Seychelles, 1723-2004, by Alain Georges, Bernard, St. Ange, 2005, AISN B007HFWSU6
  • Seychelles, The Cry of A People, by Alain St Ange, 2007, published by Imprimerie Toscane,
  • Seychelles, The 2010 Regatta, by Alain St Ange, 2011

He was a Formal Minister For Tourism, Seychelles and UNWTO Executive Member.

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