In a bid to tap into growing tourist numbers, Hilton Worldwide has opened its 30-room Double Tree by Hilton Seychelles-Allamanda Resort & Spa. This is the Group’s third resort in the Republic of the Seychelles.
Claus Steiner, cluster manager of the Seychelles Hilton Worldwide welcomed guests to the property in the presence of Alain St Ange, Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, Sherin Renaud, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, PS Steve Fanny, Ambassador of the Russia, and Consuls representing Germany, Mauritius and Indonesia, John Stravens, Chairman of the Seychelles Hospitality & Tourism Association and local Destination Management Companies.
Minister St Ange said: “As we analysie the year-on-year official statistics of visitor arrival numbers, we realise that we need to do more as a country to increase yield from our tourism industry. We need more facilities, activities geared towards our visitors so that they can spend their budgeted tourism dollar in the Seychelles.”