Alain St Ange
|Alain St Ange|
|Minister of Tourism and Culture|
February 2012 – December 2016
|President||James Michel, Danny Faure|
|Preceded by||James Michel|
|Succeeded by||Maurice Loustau-Lalanne|
24 October 1954|
La Digue, Seychelles
|Political party||People's Party|
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on 28 December 2016 in order to pursue a candidacy as Secretary General of the World Tourism Organisation which was withdrawn on 09 May 2017 due to the support of the African Union for Walter Mzembi, the Zimbabwean candidate.
List of works
- 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, ISBN 978-99931-3-001-7
- Seychelles, The 2010 Regatta, by Alain St Ange, 2011, ISBN 978-0-646-54293-5
- "H.E. Alain St.Ange".
- "Welcome to the Official Destination Website for the Seychelles Islands - Alain St.Ange… the man who knows, shows and goes the way". www.seychelles.travel. Retrieved 2016-10-15.
- "Seychelles pledges 'total support' as Mauritius takes the helm of the Indian Ocean's Vanilla islands". Retrieved 2016-10-15.
- "Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments". www.cia.gov. Retrieved 2016-10-15.
- "Seychelles, The 2010 Regatta is the latest book by CEO of Seychelles Tourism Alain St.Ange" – via ETNTurbo.
- "Seychelles Enters the World of Carnival | Ministry of Tourism and Culture". www.pfsr.org. Retrieved 2016-10-15.