Bernard Metzger formally sent Alain St. Ange, Presidential candidate in the 2020 Seychelles Elections and former Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine of the Seychelles a letter of endorsement.
Bernard is the Founder of Travelindex Media Group; he owns and manages the world’s largest open database on tourism. The Travelindex ecosystem connects directly over 800,000 companies worldwide through an interconnected ecosystem. In an effort to position Africa as a unique destination in the minds of travellers and to create a positive image of the continent, Travelindex recently launched TourismAfrica.org
TourismAfrica.org aims to support the efforts of individual countries and businesses, in particular SMEs, to connect Africa to the world and make tourism a driver of development.
Bernard Metzger is also the Founder and Chairman of the Travel & Tourism Foundation, a non-profit organization bringing together organizations, companies, businesses and individuals committed to better prepare the world of tomorrow. With shared data and analytical insights, the Foundation helps decision-makers identify opportunities and make more informed and more sustainable decisions.
In his letter of endorsement Bernard Metzger writes:
“Since the mid-1990, I have visited the Seychelles on numerous occasions and over the years I have had the pleasure of working with Alain St Ange, seeing his enormous energy and drive at first-hand. Alain has years of experience in public positions as well as in business, providing him with the perfect background and credibility to be the next President of the Republic of Seychelles.
“The tourism industry will play an essential role in the economic recovery of the Seychelles. Alain St Ange’s extensive experience in tourism and hospitality are a great foundation for building a successful development plan, whilst at the same time forming long-term sustainable strategies.
“On a personal note, I wish Alain the very best and my full support in his presidential endeavor. He is a person with extraordinary dedication, enthusiasm and he is visionary for his Country and its people. I hope he is successful in the forthcoming Presidential election. I know he will make a great President for the Republic of Seychelles and all its citizens if he is elected.”