The Principal Secretary for Tourism, Sherin Naiken, has met with the Mayor of the Italian town, Civitavecchia in Rome, at a special dinner hosted for the visiting Italian delegation.
Leading a high-level delegation, Mr. Tidei Pietro, Mayor of the Italian town, Civitavecchia in Rome, said that the town of Civitavecchia, spearheaded by Dorothy Furneau, the Seychelles Tourism Ambassador based in Italy, has forged a good working “relationship with Seychelles” which he said he hopes will continue to grow and be “translated into future cultural and tourism exchanges between Seychelles and the Italian town of Civitavecchia.”
All the main sponsors of “Miss Seychelles… Another World” are from the town of Civitavecchia. This was made possible through the close working partnership between Dorothy Furneau, the Seychelles Tourism Ambassador in Italy, the town of Civitavecchia, and the Seychelles Tourism Board.
In the final preparation for the Miss World Beauty Pageant 2012, “Miss Seychelles… Another World” Sherlyn Furneau headed to Italy where she was hosted by the town of Civitavecchia. She was even personally invited to a gala dinner hosted by Mr. Tidei Pietro, the town Mayor.
Mr. Tidei Pietro said that it’s thanks to Dorothy Furneau that the working partnership between the town of Civitavecchia and Seychelles stands on firm ground. Dorothy Furneau said she “will continue to be used as the bridge linking Seychelles with the Italian town of Civitavecchia.”
The town Mayor of Civitavecchia has underlined future plans for the town of Civitavecchia and Victoria. A twinning agreement between both towns has been envisaged. During their Seychelles visit, the Italian delegation was hosted to a dinner at La Plaine St.Andre by the Seychelles Tourism Board.
In the presence Mrs. Raymonde Onezime, the Special Advisor to the Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture; the Financial Controller to Seychelles Tourism Board, Mr. Jean Francois Adeline, who was representing the Chief Executive Officer of Seychelles Tourism Board, Elsia Grandcourt; 2012 “Miss Seychelles… Another World” Sherlyn Furneau; the Principal Secretary for Tourism, Mrs. Sherin Naiken welcomed the Italian delegation to Seychelles, outlining that their visit would help to spread the name of Seychelles around Italy. “You are true friends, and we in Seychelles need our true friends around the world, and we value them.”
“The Seychelles Tourism Board and the Ministry of Tourism and Culture are grateful for the support given to Seychelles by the Italian town of Civitavecchia. I know that the town of Civitavecchia has been a true partner in hosting “Miss Seychelles… Another World” Sherlyn Furneau’s tour in Italy. Thank you for all your support, and we hope that this partnership will grow from strength to strength,” said Ms. Naiken.
Mrs. Dorothy Furneau, who was present at the event, “thanked Carlo Romano” a member of the Italian delegation for having been one of Sherlyn Furneau’s main sponsors and that of the JJ Spirit Foundation.”
The Italian delegation from the town of Civitavecchia arrived in Seychelles on March 4. They paid a courtesy call on President James Michel at State House and undertook a series of official visits on the islands. They left Seychelles feeling satisfied with their visit.
Սեյշելները հիմնադիր անդամ է Tourismբոսաշրջության գործընկերների միջազգային կոալիցիա (ICTP):
PHOTO (L to R): “Miss Seychelles…Another World” Sherlyn Furneau; Principal Secretary for Tourism, Sherin Naiken; Mayor of Civitavecchia, Tidei Pietro; Special Advisor to the Minister for Tourism and Culture, Raymonde Onezime; & Tourism Ambassador based in Italy, Dorothy Furneau at La Plaine St. Andre.