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“The Indian Ocean region has a safety label which we need to keep maintaining,” says the Seychelles Tourism Minister

“The Indian Ocean region has a safety label which we need to keep maintaining,” says the Seychelles Tourism Minister

“The islands of the Indian Ocean have a safety label, and it is important for us to keep working together as the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands to protect it, as our tourism industries expects no less from us." The Seychelles’ Minister for Tourism and … July 26, 2016
“Miss Seychelles…another world” 2016 discusses her project with Designated Minister

“Miss Seychelles…another world” 2016 discusses her project with Designated Minister

“Miss Seychelles…another world” 2016, Christine Barbier, has presented her beauty with a purpose project to the Designated Minister, Vincent Meriton, who also heads the Ministry of Community Development, Social Affairs, and Sports.

The beauty … July 26, 2016
Cassandra De Pecol, the Peaceful Traveler of the USA, arrived in Seychelles as she attempts to be the first woman to travel 196 nations

Cassandra De Pecol, the Peaceful Traveler of the USA, arrived in Seychelles as she attempts to be the first woman to travel 196 nations

Cassandra “Cassie” De Pecol, the Peaceful Traveler of the USA, was in Seychelles last weekend as part of her attempt to become the first documented woman to travel to 196 nations in record time to set a Guinness World Record. As she travels the world, … July 25, 2016
Preparations well underway for the next big feast in Seychelles

Preparations well underway for the next big feast in Seychelles

Preparations for the next big feast in Seychelles are going well. The upcoming Feast of the Assumption on the island of La Digue falls on August 15, which is a public holiday.

The organizing committee met the Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain … July 25, 2016
Seychelles Tourism Minister on the popular News Extra program on Monday night

Seychelles Tourism Minister on the popular News Extra program on Monday night

On Monday night in the popular News Extra program hosted by Marie-Paule Lesperance on SBC (Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation), Alain St.Ange, the Minister for Tourism and Culture, gave a state of the islands’ tourism industry.

The minister spoke … July 25, 2016
Africa’s first and the most technologically-advanced aircraft lands in Seychelles

Africa’s first and the most technologically-advanced aircraft lands in Seychelles

Seychelles welcomed to its shores Africa’s first and most technologically-advanced aircraft, the Airbus A350 XWB, on Saturday afternoon. The Ethiopian Airlines Airbus A350 received a water cannon welcome upon its arrival. Passengers were presented with … July 25, 2016
First documented woman to travel to all 196 nations, makes it to Seychelles, country number 139

First documented woman to travel to all 196 nations, makes it to Seychelles, country number 139

AFRICA - “Our generation, ‘The Millennials,’ have a unique opportunity to change the world with the Internet and instant communication which has no borders. We are all connected, and my journey is showing that connection. Millennials can unite the … July 23, 2016
Seychelles President meets with Professor Joseph Stiglitz, the 2001 recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

Seychelles President meets with Professor Joseph Stiglitz, the 2001 recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

President James Michel of the Seychelles met with Professor Joseph Stiglitz, an American economist and 2001 recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, at State House this morning. Professor Stiglitz will be participating in sessions leading … July 22, 2016
Seychelles receives award at Travel & Leisure "World’s Best Award" 2016  ceremony in New York City

Seychelles receives award at Travel & Leisure "World’s Best Award" 2016 ceremony in New York City

About 130 guests joined Travel & Leisure Publisher, Mr. Joseph Messer, and Travel & Leisure editor, Mr. Nathan Lump, at 620 Loft & Garden at the Rockefeller Center in New York City on Wednesday, July 20, to celebrate the 2016 Annual World’s … July 22, 2016
Nigeria's former President Obasanjo tells Seychelles Tourism and Culture Minister of Seychelles that he will be back

Nigeria's former President Obasanjo tells Seychelles Tourism and Culture Minister of Seychelles that he will be back

Major General Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of Nigeria, met Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, at the annual general meeting (AGM) 2016 of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) that is being … July 22, 2016
Praslin Culinary and Arts Fiesta of Seychelles to be postponed until after the September National Assembly Elections

Praslin Culinary and Arts Fiesta of Seychelles to be postponed until after the September National Assembly Elections

The committee responsible for the organization of the annual Praslin Culinary & Arts Fiesta has taken a decision to postpone the event which was to be held on September 2-4, 2016. The decision was taken after the announcement of the National Assembly … July 21, 2016
Seychelles: A small country quietly making progress, says Nigeria’s former president at Afreximbank meeting

Seychelles: A small country quietly making progress, says Nigeria’s former president at Afreximbank meeting

A good opportunity for Seychelles to raise interest and showcase potential investment opportunities - that is what former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has described as the added benefit to Seychelles’ hosting of the 23rd annual general meeting … July 21, 2016
Hindu Council of Seychelles calls on Tourism and Culture Minister and discusses continued cooperation

Hindu Council of Seychelles calls on Tourism and Culture Minister and discusses continued cooperation

Mr. N. Ramani, the newly-elected Chairperson of the Hindu Council of Seychelles, accompanied by Mr. Pillay, who is responsible for religious affairs, and Miss Ramani, who heads the cultural side of the Council, called on Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles … July 21, 2016
Centara bids farewell to Chris Bailey

Centara bids farewell to Chris Bailey

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Centara family is sad to announce the departure of Mr. Chris Bailey, Chief Operating Officer. Early last week, staff, industry partners, and friends gathered to celebrate the amazing 12.5 years that Chris spent with the company. … July 21, 2016
Green Globe recertifies Holiday Inn Parque Anhembi for third year

Green Globe recertifies Holiday Inn Parque Anhembi for third year

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe recently certified Holiday Inn Parque Anhembi ( www.holidayanhembi.com/ ) for the third year in a row.

The Holiday Inn Parque Anhembi is an InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) property well known in Sao Paulo for … July 20, 2016
Patrick Victor Cultural Foundation: Platform aims to rekindle love for the Seychellois culture

Patrick Victor Cultural Foundation: Platform aims to rekindle love for the Seychellois culture

VICTORIA, Seychelles - Providing a platform that brings together people who are passionate about promoting the Seychellois culture is the main objective of the newly-launched “Patrick Victor Cultural Foundation,” a foundation named after a well-known … July 20, 2016
Blue economy, intra-African trade top agenda of Afreximbank gatherings in Seychelles

Blue economy, intra-African trade top agenda of Afreximbank gatherings in Seychelles

VICTORIA, Seychelles - Prospects for economic development in Africa, the blue economy concept, and intra-African trade are among the main topics of discussions as political and business leaders from the continent and international economic experts meet … July 20, 2016
Independent Conservative Union of Seychelles (ICUS) moves to join the Third Force in politics in Seychelles (by ICUS)

Independent Conservative Union of Seychelles (ICUS) moves to join the Third Force in politics in Seychelles (by ICUS)

ICUS has moved to join forces with the newly-formed Seychelles Patriotic Movement (SPM) to create a Third Force on the political stage of Seychelles. This creates a new and fresh team to compete in the forthcoming National Assembly elections of September … July 19, 2016
Make Seychelles proud at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Make Seychelles proud at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

President James Michel handed over the Seychelles national flag to Best Sportsman of the Year, Mr. Rodney Govinden, flag bearer of the Seychelles team participating at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5-21, 2016. The sending-off … July 19, 2016
Indian naval ship consolidates bond of friendship with Seychelles through culture

Indian naval ship consolidates bond of friendship with Seychelles through culture

INS Trikand is in Port Victoria in the Seychelles, and it was on Tuesday, the occasion for Arjun Dav Nair, the Commanding Officer of the ship to present a garden bench to the Department of Culture of the Seychelles as the ship's band played some favorite … July 19, 2016
Mason’s Travel in the Seychelles to offer “eco-luxury” transfers with Porsche Hybrids

Mason’s Travel in the Seychelles to offer “eco-luxury” transfers with Porsche Hybrids

In Seychelles, Mason’s Travel has confirmed that they are launching a new luxury transfer service that will represent both a step up in comfort and class for VIP travelers, while reducing carbon emissions as part of its ongoing environmental mission. … July 19, 2016
Seychelles artists heading to Mauritius Festival 6-8 Sega Typik et Maloya

Seychelles artists heading to Mauritius Festival 6-8 Sega Typik et Maloya

“On the Move” is how the emancipation of culture in the Seychelles is being described. It was only last week that the Patrick Victor Cultural Foundation was launched, and this week, Patrick Victor, the Patron of the Foundation, will himself be leading … July 19, 2016
Fraport Group establishes Fraport Aviation Academy at Ljubljana Airport

Fraport Group establishes Fraport Aviation Academy at Ljubljana Airport

Fraport AG, via its wholly-owned Aerodrom Ljubljana subsidiary, will establish the Fraport Aviation Academy at Slovenia’s Ljubljana Airport (LJU) by the end of 2016. Aerodrom Ljubljana has received the corporate mandate for operating the new Academy … July 19, 2016
New political party - Seychelles Patriotic Movement - hopes to be the third force in Seychelles politics

New political party - Seychelles Patriotic Movement - hopes to be the third force in Seychelles politics

Another political party, the Seychelles Patriotic Movement (SPM), has announced its intention to contest upcoming parliamentary elections to be held September 8, 9, and 10 in the Indian Ocean archipelago. The election dates were announced by the Seychelles … July 19, 2016
Sunset viewed from Hotel L'Archipel on Praslin Island in the Seychelles shows off the unrivaled beauty of these mid-ocean tropical islands

Sunset viewed from Hotel L'Archipel on Praslin Island in the Seychelles shows off the unrivaled beauty of these mid-ocean tropical islands

“Sesel sa!” is how Louis D'Offay, the owner of Hotel L'Archipel on the island of Praslin, described the unrivaled beauty of a spectacular sunset that was appreciated by his guests as they appreciated a sundowner at his establishment.

Hotel L'Archipel … July 19, 2016
Emancipation of Seychelles culture with the Patrick Victor Cultural Foundation

Emancipation of Seychelles culture with the Patrick Victor Cultural Foundation

The popular and highly-respected Seychelles artist, Patrick Victor, last Friday, July 15, launched the “Patrick Victor Cultural Foundation" in the presence of government ministers, the Seychelles PS for Culture, CEO of the National Arts Council (NAC), … July 19, 2016
Second date harvest at Mövenpick Hotel Kuwait yields 500 kg of dates

Second date harvest at Mövenpick Hotel Kuwait yields 500 kg of dates

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait - As part of a sustainable product supply program to become partially self-sufficient, Mövenpick Hotel Kuwait Free Trade Zone reaped the fruits of its second date harvest in July 2016. The hotel partnered with a company that specializes … July 19, 2016
Association of Uganda Tour Operators (AUTO) votes in a new board

Association of Uganda Tour Operators (AUTO) votes in a new board

Yesterday, July 14, 2016, several heads and owners of tour companies in Uganda who form the membership of the Association of Uganda Tour Operators (AUTO), met in what was dubbed the “AUTO Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2016 at Hotel Africana,” an event … July 16, 2016
One million and still growing: Centara celebrates its CentaraThe1Card’s one millionth member

One million and still growing: Centara celebrates its CentaraThe1Card’s one millionth member

BANGKOK, Thailand - Customer loyalty is a much more challenging task now than ever before. The increased competition between large, multi-national brands, independents, and OTAs has empowered the consumer. In order to retain and build a large loyal customer … July 15, 2016
SPA Cenvaree harnesses the dreamy benefits of jasmine

SPA Cenvaree harnesses the dreamy benefits of jasmine

BANGKOK, Thailand - Summer is in full swing and there is no better time than now to relax and take advantage of lazy days. At SPA Cenvaree, we understand the importance of the balance between work and life and part of that balance includes the rejuvenation … July 15, 2016




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