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Dubai based press caught up with Alain St Ange, the well known former Tourism Minister for Seychelles, who is today the President of the African Tourism Board and part of the World Travel Network (WTN) Organisation. St.Ange was in transit in Dubai Airport and from the Emirates Lounge answered queries from the press on his working visit to Indonesia. “I am on my way to Jakarta to meet some tourism islands group wanting to look at consolidating their tourism industry” St.Ange said.
“I work closely with friends in successful and respected Communication and Press Organisations and have been approached by some Indonesian developers to make their tropical islands the new tourism destination”. said Alain St.Ange in a Zoom Interview. Mr St.Ange, who is also President of the African Tourism Board and part of WTN told the UAE press he is going to use his skills and years of expertise to help these islands as the Covid-19 pandemic was easing.
Building the tourism industry of Indonesia
The press friendly and well known former Seychelles Tourism Minister said that he was humbled and felt he was privileged by the exciting opportunity to play a part in building the tourism industry of Indonesia adding “It will be no small feat, but I am committed to the task and will give it my heart and soul.
I was raised within the tourism industry and have spent my entire working life within the tourism sector, both within the private sphere and in Government, and have years of experience to bring to the table”.
South South Cooperation
Alain St.Ange is set to work the “South South Cooperation” that is so often talked about, but rarely implemented, and bringing in Africa and Asia together with Indonesia as the bridge for key tourism players.
Saint Ange Tourism Consultancy
Today I embark on a temporary leave of absence from my island home. It remains to be seen how long I will need to be away for, but I remain cognisant of the need for balance in life, and the importance of being there for my family as I now have a grandson, particularly during these trying times.