The Tourism Department shall be a catalyst for sustained tourism growth and development in Seychelles.
A strategy focused Tourism Department, committed to creating a conducive environment for the development and maintenance of an authentic, dynamic and sustainable tourism industry;
That reflects the importance of tourism to the Seychelles economy and the social wellbeing of its population; and
That delivers a value-for-money and unique visitor experience, through innovation, strategic partnerships and coordination, providing information and communication and capacity development.
FUNCTIONS The Tourism Department is mandated to encourage the development of the tourism industry in Seychelles, whilst reflecting management decisions and interest, prescribing, regulating, maintaining and enforcing the standards to be maintained by the different operators of the tourism industry as well as ensuring that the industry is prepared and able to respond to any crisis regarding safety and security of tourists.