Cote D'Ivoire Minister for Tourism confirmed his country’s participation at the 2015 edition of Seychelles’ famous Carnaval International de Victoria, taking place April 24-26. Minister Roger Kacou, the Cote D'Ivoire Minister for Tourism used 'The Atlantic Initiative for Tourism 2015 Conference" in Rabat to make the announcement.
Minister Kacou will be personally heading Cote D'Ivoire's delegation to the Seychelles Carnival. In the presence of Mr Santiero Jean-Marie Somet, the Director General of Cote D'Ivoire Tourisme Minister Roger Kacou discussed with Seychelles Tourism Minister St.Ange the possibility of signing an MOU for paving out areas for coder cooperation between Cote D'Ivoire and Seychelles when he in in Seychelles in April.
"Cote D'Ivoire is joining the Community of Nations who believe in putting their culture and in so doing their people at the center of their tourism development. At the Seychelles carnival, very much like at a Tourism Trade Fair we all look for press opportunities. We guarantee everyone coming that at the Seychelles Carnival the world press and all the most important Television Stations will be on the islands covering the carnival this year" Minister St.Ange said as he added that Ministers of Tourism all have the opportunity to get the needed coverage for their country's tourism industry through their very own culture.
The Seychelles Minister said that he was thrilled by the announcement that Cote D'Ivoire will be participating in the 2015 edition of the Seychelles Carnival. "This is the first time we shall be having a West African Country join us for this cultural extravaganza" the Seychelles Minister said.