Seychelles Tourism Academy signs cooperative agreements
The Seychelles Tourism Academy and the University of Seychelles have signed an agreement of cooperation which will enable both institutions to work towards promoting the industry of Seychelles holidays and tourism to staff and students.
An agreement has been signed between the Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA) and the University of Seychelles (UniSey) which will lead to further developments and cooperation between the two institutions with regards to staff and student training and specialists within the Seychelles holidays and tourism industry.
The agreement was signed by representatives from both institutions, Dr. Rolph Payet from UniSey and Flavien Joubert from the STA, at a ceremony at La Misere which was attended by Jean-Paul Adam, the Minister for Foreign Affairs; Secretary of State and Chairman of the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), Barry Faure; Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board; and Seychelles holidays industry partners.
The agreement covers training for staff and students and UniSey will provide lecturers in finance, statistics, human resources and marketing and the STA will provide specialists in hospitality sectors such as restaurant, bar, housekeeping and other tourism sectors surrounding holidays in the Indian Ocean. UniSey will also be launching a new degree aimed at training individuals for a career as executives and managers in the Seychelles holidays industry.
Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board said: "Our Tourism Academy and the Seychelles University are both working for Seychelles, and working together will make for a stronger approach to better deliver to the youth of our tropical islands."
Last month, the STA also signed an agreement with the owner of numerous Mauritius and Seychelles hotels, Beachcomber Hotel Group, in regards extending the contract which helps with the training of pastry cuisine and front office in Mauritius through the Seychelles Tourism Academy.
Beachcomber Hotels Human Resource Advisor, Bertrand Piat, said: "The Seychelles Tourism Academy is a remarkable institution, well managed, well structured, taking measures commensurate with the needs and aspirations of Seychelles' tourism industry."
As well as encouraging local residents to consider a career within the Seychelles holidays industry, Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, said that the STA will grow with the continued support from the private sector.
He stated: "Beachcomber Hotels have experience in hospitality training, having had their own academy in Mauritius for many years. This MOU will keep our Tourism Academy providing for our young Seychellois looking at a career in the tourism industry."
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