Seychelles Tourism ministry reveals list of resort projects approved before moratorium

Seychelles Tourism ministry reveals list of resort projects approved before moratorium

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The Seychelles Ministry of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Slots and Marine has published a listing of hotels which was approved before the aufschub on new large hotels in the land came into force. Members of the nearby media were presented with the list the other day afternoon during a press conference kept at the ministry’ s headquarters, Espace building.

Speaking to people of the press was the Minister just for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports plus Marine, Maurice Loustau-Lalanne, and existing were the Principal Secretary for Travel and leisure, Anne Lafortune, and the Director associated with Standards and Regulations, Sinha Levkovic.

The moratorium upon large hotel projects on Mahe and the inner islands was introduced by former President James Michel in his address on the occasion associated with Seychelles’ National Day which drops on June 29, 2015.

Projects for which approval got already been granted, or for which dedication had been made by the government, were free. The moratorium is set to be enforced till the year 2020.

Ressortchef (umgangssprachlich) Loustau-Lalanne said a number of governmental body were involved in the process of having these types of projects approved and thanked the particular Seychelles Investment Board, Seychelles Preparing Authority, and the Secretariat of the Cupboard as well as the tourism ministry.

There are 18 large hotels tasks on that list, which means all those tourism establishments which are made up of twenty five rooms or more. Twelve out of the eighteen projects are on Mahe, 2 take Praslin, and 4 others are in the outer islands, namely Ile Platte, Silhouette, Ile Longue, and Sainte Anne.

Speaking at the project on Ile Platte, Ressortchef (umgangssprachlich) Loustau-Lalanne said construction started yet has not been completed yet. He additional that construction will restart, which is why the project is about this list.

On the suggested capacity of these hotel projects, Ressortchef (umgangssprachlich) Loustau-Lalanne said there are those which have obtained definitive approval, but there are a few which are still in the environmental impact evaluation (EIA) stage.


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