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DJs and artists host first-ever Seychelles beach party on La Digue

DJs and artists host first-ever Seychelles beach party on La Digue

The popular Anse Kalis on La Digue was packed last Saturday afternoon with young people dancing and cheering while Seychelles’ top DJs and artists enthralled their crowd with the latest vibrant tunes.

This first-ever hype beach party was part of … August 20, 2014
Volcano Museum opens on Reunion Island

Volcano Museum opens on Reunion Island

After three years of renovations and modernization, the Volcano Museum at the foothills of the Piton de la Fournaise has opened its doors again. Originally launched in 1992, the “Volcano House” attracted tens of thousands of visitors, all keen to … August 20, 2014
The European Senior Tour will return to Portugal for the first time since 2011 and Vidago Palace will host the Senior Open de Portugal, from September 12-14

The European Senior Tour will return to Portugal for the first time since 2011 and Vidago Palace will host the Senior Open de Portugal, from September 12-14

The luxurious hotel and golf resort Vidago Palace, situated north of Porto, will now host a Senior Tour event for the first time following an agreement with Porto and the Northern Portugal Tourism Board (Associação do Turismo do Porto), with the field … August 19, 2014
Mauritius Institute of Training and Development echoes nothing but praise for Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister of Tourism and Culture

Mauritius Institute of Training and Development echoes nothing but praise for Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister of Tourism and Culture

Harmon Chellen, the Training Centre Manager at the Mauritius Institute of Training and Development, and the Ecole Hoteliere, Sir Gaetan Duval, was in Seychelles last week as guests of honor to address the graduation ceremony at the Seychelles Tourism … August 19, 2014
The Escale Blue on Reunion Island labeled Living Heritage Company

The Escale Blue on Reunion Island labeled Living Heritage Company

The processing vanilla plant, Escale Blue, located in Saint-Philippe on Reunion Island, has developed a quality vanilla that is 100% edible: Vanilla Blue. The establishment, led by Aime Leichnig, has obtained the label Living Heritage Company (EPV) for … August 19, 2014
“Dimans Moutya” draws large crowd on La Digue for the Feast of the Assumption celebrations as culture shows it does work side by side with Seychelles tourism

“Dimans Moutya” draws large crowd on La Digue for the Feast of the Assumption celebrations as culture shows it does work side by side with Seychelles tourism

The beat of the drums, the warmth of a bonfire, and the powerful voices all made it a moutia night to remember on La Digue island as young and old alike danced the night away with the vibrant songs which spiced up the night.

Diguois and visitors to … August 19, 2014
Seychelles destination company awarded Local Label by Thomas Cook

Seychelles destination company awarded Local Label by Thomas Cook

It is confirmed that Mason's Travel in the Seychelles has been awarded the Local Label by Thomas Cook for their Praslin/La Digue excursions. Mason’s Travel is an inbound tour operator and affiliated partner of Thomas Cook.

Nicole St.Ange, the Group … August 19, 2014
Seychelles Culture Department pays respect to the family and friends of local artist Eugene Fred

Seychelles Culture Department pays respect to the family and friends of local artist Eugene Fred

On Thursday last week, Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, accompanied by Benjamine Rose, the PS for Culture, paid their respect to the family and friends of Eugene Fred. The Seychellois artist, known under the … August 18, 2014
Seychelles once again sees a large crowd join procession of the Virgin Mary effigy and celebrations at St.Mary's church of La Digue

Seychelles once again sees a large crowd join procession of the Virgin Mary effigy and celebrations at St.Mary's church of La Digue

The road leading up to Grand Anse on La Digue island was already busy before 8 am on August 15, with locals and visitors alike going to the grotto where the effigy of the Virgin Mary was.

The Feast of the Assumption has always been marked by celebrations … August 16, 2014
Praslin resort in Seychelles awarded Hotel Check Quality Certificate for excellence

Praslin resort in Seychelles awarded Hotel Check Quality Certificate for excellence

Iles Des Palmes Eco Resort of Praslin in Seychelles has been awarded and is a winner of the Hotel Check Quality Certificate 2014.

Hotel Check evaluates hotels on the German market, and Iles Des Palmes scored 4.8 out of 5.0 with German guest reviews … August 16, 2014
Bronze medal for Reunion Island Honorary Ambassadors Marie-Eve and Hoarau Mathilde in Cervia

Bronze medal for Reunion Island Honorary Ambassadors Marie-Eve and Hoarau Mathilde in Cervia

Honorary Ambassadors of Reunion Islan, Marie-Eve and Mathilde Hoarau, have once again performed very well over the course of Italian sand! They reached the third step of the podium at the world championship beach tennis tournament held in Cervia, Italy, … August 15, 2014
Luxury and convenience offered with the new club package at Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok

Luxury and convenience offered with the new club package at Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok

A luxury stay can be enjoyed by business and leisure travelers to Bangkok with the Club Package introduced by Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok, available from now until the end of December 2014 on a per-night basis.

The package rates … August 15, 2014
ArrivalGuides, the world’s largest distributor of destination content, announces new partnerships with Travelport and TravelSky

ArrivalGuides, the world’s largest distributor of destination content, announces new partnerships with Travelport and TravelSky

ArrivalGuides (www.arrivalguides.com/en) has signed contracts with two new major distribution partners, Travelport and TravelSky, the largest GDS in China.

ArrivalGuides is the world’s largest distributor of destination content, placing the content … August 15, 2014
India's Minister of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises & Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture met to discuss avenues of cooperation during their New Delhi meeting

India's Minister of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises & Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture met to discuss avenues of cooperation during their New Delhi meeting

It was at the end of last week that Shri Kulraj Mishra, the Indian Honorable Minister of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, welcomed Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, who was in Indian on and official working … August 13, 2014
Sri Lankan Village Nugu Gama carbon neutral

Sri Lankan Village Nugu Gama carbon neutral

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe congratulates Nugu Gama, located within the grounds of the Cinnamon Grand Hotel in Colombo, as Asia’s first CarbonNeutral venue.

Cinnamon Grand’s General Manager Rohan Karr said, “Cinnamon Grand has always … August 13, 2014
En Route Wonders - The Complete Travel Index of India publicizes the Mahatma Gandhi Award 2014 ceremony that saw Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles honored in Delhi

En Route Wonders - The Complete Travel Index of India publicizes the Mahatma Gandhi Award 2014 ceremony that saw Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles honored in Delhi

Alain St.Ange, Minister of Tourism and Culture, Seychelles, receives the Mahatma Gandhi Samman Award from the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment of the government of India

The Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, Mr. Alain … August 13, 2014
Seychelles Chamber of Commerce and Industries strengthen ties with Indian business community

Seychelles Chamber of Commerce and Industries strengthen ties with Indian business community

With efforts to strengthen the relationship with the Indian business community, the Chairman of the Seychelles Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr. Marco Francis signed on August 6, 2014 in Mumbai, a memorandum of understanding with the Indo-African … August 13, 2014
Fraport AG receives Terminal 3 building permit from the City of Frankfurt

Fraport AG receives Terminal 3 building permit from the City of Frankfurt

Fraport AG, the owner and operator of Frankfurt Airport (FRA), today received the building permit from the City of Frankfurt for the planned Terminal 3 (T3). The construction of the new terminal, which will rise on the southern side of Frankfurt Airport, … August 13, 2014
Confederation of Indian Industry welcomes the Seychelles Minister and his delegation to their headquarters in Delhi

Confederation of Indian Industry welcomes the Seychelles Minister and his delegation to their headquarters in Delhi

Mr. Arjun Sharma, the Co-Chairman of the CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) National Committee on Tourism and himself the Managing Director of “Le Passage to India,” accompanied the Seychelles Minister of Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, to … August 12, 2014
Frankfurt Airport records strongest passenger month in history

Frankfurt Airport records strongest passenger month in history

In July 2014, the Fraport AG global airport company once again registered passenger growth at its Frankfurt Airport (FRA) home base. With almost 5.9 million passengers served in July 2014, Fraport recorded the busiest passenger month in FRA’s history. … August 12, 2014
Trade Visitor registration now open for EIBTM 2014

Trade Visitor registration now open for EIBTM 2014

Trade visitor registration is now open for EIBTM 2014 (www.eibtm.com) - the leading global event for the meetings, events and business travel industry - taking place in the award-winning business and tourism destination of Barcelona. All meetings industry … August 12, 2014
One of India's most prominent personalities of the corporate world welcomes Seychelles Minister St.Ange and his delegation to her home in Delhi to discuss cooperation in unique products for the island's tourism industry

One of India's most prominent personalities of the corporate world welcomes Seychelles Minister St.Ange and his delegation to her home in Delhi to discuss cooperation in unique products for the island's tourism industry

Tourism development goes further than just building of hotels and resorts, especially when the authorities of the islands are today saying that the best hotel brands are already well established in Seychelles or are already committed to enter these … August 12, 2014
The Island of Praslin gets ready for its Culinary & Arts Fiesta where the dried kernel of the Seychelles' unique Coco de Mer will be served as the “forbidden fruit” made available once a year for all to taste and enjoy

The Island of Praslin gets ready for its Culinary & Arts Fiesta where the dried kernel of the Seychelles' unique Coco de Mer will be served as the “forbidden fruit” made available once a year for all to taste and enjoy

A team from the Seychelles Tourism Academy working on the Praslin Culinary and Arts Fiesta was on the island during the end of last week to update their Praslin partners and hoteliers on the latest developments and what remains to be done for the coming … August 12, 2014
ICTP: Strong Reflections during Green Growth & Travelism Summer School

ICTP: Strong Reflections during Green Growth & Travelism Summer School

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) President, Geoffrey Lipman, announced that the Coalition will support the first in a series of special global events to celebrate … August 12, 2014
Pro Art Association moves to consolidate culture as the base for tourism industry of Seychelles

Pro Art Association moves to consolidate culture as the base for tourism industry of Seychelles

The success of the first edition of the artistic fair held on May 31 this year to support local artists has given added momentum to the creative artists in their drive to position culture and talent at the center of the Seychelles tourism industry. The … August 11, 2014
Seychelles former President Mancham participated in the 4th Huatua CEO Forum alongside Bill Clinton of the Americas; Tony Blair of Europe; Lee Myung-bak of Asia and Kevin Rudd of the Oceania

Seychelles former President Mancham participated in the 4th Huatua CEO Forum alongside Bill Clinton of the Americas; Tony Blair of Europe; Lee Myung-bak of Asia and Kevin Rudd of the Oceania

On July 25, 2014, Seychelles' former President James R. Mancham participated in the 4th Huatuo CEO Forum that was held in Guangzhou, China with the participation of five influential political leaders of world repute from thee five continents: Bill Clinton … August 9, 2014

Sloe Gin World Championships

Where to pick the best sloes, wild mushroom foraging and Christmas wreath making with Moondown

The George pub in Frant, East Sussex near Tunbridge Wells is to again host the Sloe Gin World Championships on Wednesday 10th December from 1.00pm.

Artisan … August 9, 2014
World Bodyboarding Championship 2014: Honorary Reunion Island Ambassador Amaury Lavernhe finished third

World Bodyboarding Championship 2014: Honorary Reunion Island Ambassador Amaury Lavernhe finished third

On July 25, Honorary Ambassador of Reunion Island, Amaury Lavernhe, came in third position at the Itacoatiara Pro 2014 Rio de Janeiro, one of the events of the World Bodyboarding Tour.

Amaury Lavernhe went to Rio de Janeiro on July 25 to defend his … August 9, 2014
Palm Hotel & Spa unveils new generation hotel on Reunion Island

Palm Hotel & Spa unveils new generation hotel on Reunion Island

On July 14, the Palm Hotel & Spa opened its doors after two months of renovation, providing an opportunity to usher in the new modern touch to this luxurious hotel in the south of Reunion Island. This has been a major project whose main objective … August 9, 2014
Parking & more at Frankfurt Airport

Parking & more at Frankfurt Airport

Complete range of car-related services: secured parking, hand car-washing, inspections at authorized garages, shopping service for returning passengers.

You have a flight and still haven’t had time to take your car in for its inspection. Not a problem … August 8, 2014




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