Seychelles Botanical Garden Bridge Renovation Complete Donation from Travizory supports Seychelles Parks and Gardens Authority  Renovation Project
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Seychelles Botanical Garden Bridge Renovation Complete Donation from Travizory supports Seychelles Parks and Gardens Authority  Renovation Project

April 25, 2022

Seychelles Parks and Gardens Authority is delighted to announce the completion of  renovation works on a bridge in the Botanical Gardens, following a generous donation  from Travizory Border Security. 

The small bridge is situated to the southwest side of the Botanical Gardens, offering  much-needed access to the visitors’ facilities within the Gardens. Built quite some years  back, the bridge was deemed as a hazard, following several broken planks and its  unsteadiness. Combined with obvious aging and wear-and-tear the renovation of the  heavily-used bridge was a priority. Thanks to the donation from Travizory Border  Security, the bridge has now been fully restored and provides safe access to visitor  facilities in the Gardens. 

“The Botanical  Gardens is undoubtedly a must-see for all visitors to Seychelles, so the maintenance of  the grounds is a priority for us at SPGA. The infrastructure of the Garden, from signage  to footpaths and bridges, plays a vital role in creating a peaceful and engaging  environment, so we are grateful for the contribution from Travizory to support our  renovation works.”

Allen Cedras, CEO, Seychelles Parks and Gardens Authority

We are delighted  to be able to work with SPGA and offer funding for such a simple, but important project  that will ensure a pleasant experience for visitors to the Gardens. Starting with a  seamless digital arrival experience, Seychelles is committed to being a world-class  destination for all of its visitors and projects like this give Travizory the opportunity to  contribute to an unforgettable experience in-country.”

Tom Marten, MD Middle East and Indian Ocean

About SPGA

The Seychelles Parks and Gardens Authority, (SPGA), is a corporate body created in 2021 for the management of  national parks and gardens previously under the jurisdiction of the Seychelles National Parks Authority (SNPA) and  the National Botanical Gardens Foundation (NBGF) .The mandates of the authority are a combination of that of the  two previous organisations and cover all aspects associated with protected areas, from Research to sustainable  forestry practices; eco-tourism to ex-situ plant conservation and protection of biodiversity. The SPGA is entrusted  with the protection and management of all marine and terrestrial National Parks and Gardens in the Seychelles,  including the Ste. Anne, Port Launay, Baie Ternay, Ile Coco and Curieuse Marine Parks, as well as the Morne  Seychellois National Park, the Praslin National Park, the Veuve Special Reserve on La Digue; the Botanical and State  House Gardens and the Biodiversity Centre.

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