Minister of Tourism and Culture Former Minister of Tourism – Seychelles

Alain St Ange (born in 1954) is a Seychellois politician who served as Minister of Tourism and Culture of Seychelles from 2012 to 2016. St Ange has been working in the tourism business since 2009.

He was appointed as the Director of Marketing by President James Michel and Minister of Tourism. After one year of service, he was promoted to the 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. He was then given more responsibilities by President Danny Faure. In 2016 when he became Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports & Marine.

He resigned on 28 December 2016 in order to pursue a candidacy as Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization which was withdrawn on 09 May 2017 due to the support of the African Union for Walter Mzembi, the Zimbabwean candidate.

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