The Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island is scheduled to open its door in late 2017, and last week, Anne Lafortune, the PS for Tourism in the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, accompanied the Four Seasons team on a visit to the island to … August 24, 2016
The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, said domestic tourism is on the rise across the country, and there is a need to encourage more tourism establishments to promote it. Minister St.Ange said this after visiting tourism establishments … August 24, 2016
Three independent candidates have presented their nomination documents for Seychelles' parliamentary elections scheduled for September 8-10.
The three candidates - Danny Sopha, Georgie Prudence and Ralph Volcere - presented their documents to the Electoral … August 24, 2016
The latest Mason's Travel Newsletter just out confirms that three of Seychelles’ islands have made the Condé Nast Traveller's list of “The World's 22 Most Incredible Private Islands,” namely Denis Private Island, North Island, and Frégate Island … August 24, 2016
VICTORIA, Seychelles - Supreme Court Judge Durai Karunakaran on Tuesday upheld his decision prohibiting the registration of two political parties - Linyon Sanzman and Lafors Sosyal Demokratik.
The Seychelles Electoral Commission has announced its decision … August 23, 2016
LOS ANGELES, California- An electric car charger has been installed at Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai and is available for use by electric car owners.
Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate has committed to being a sustainable and socially responsible … August 23, 2016
Tourism in Slovakia offers natural landscapes, mountains, caves, medieval castles, spas, ski resorts, active tourism opportunities, hiking, international flight and train connections, as well as rich cultural heritage, gastronomy, attractions and modern … August 23, 2016
OFFENBACH, Germany - What is Luxury Travel all about these days? Statistics show that with a 48 percent increase in the last five years, luxury travel has grown twice as fast as all other types of foreign trips, which grew by 24 percent. According to … August 22, 2016
Seychelles is today celebrating the 246th anniversary since the first Indian settlers arrived to its shores.
A commemoration ceremony was held this morning at the National Cultural Centre in Victoria, which houses the Wall of History honoring Seychellois … August 22, 2016
A Seychellois mountaineer continues to achieve new heights and on each climb as he flies the Seychelles national flag proudly. Allen Bonnelame had already made it to the peak of Mont Blanc in France before he climbed Mount Kala Pathar of Nepal, and on … August 22, 2016
The tourism industry remains the pillar of the Seychelles economy which is why the government continues to consult to ensure the industry is consolidated for the long term. The island's Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, recently met with … August 22, 2016
Seychelles is the first island state in the western Indian Ocean to install the Electronic Monitoring System (EMS) onboard two of Seychelles-flagged tuna vessels, the archipelago's Fishing Authority says.
The installation of electronic surveillance … August 22, 2016
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe congratulates Parc Le Bournat on its first certification and commendable 78% compliance score.
Parc Le Bournat ( www.lebournat.fr/ ) is a French museum created in 1992 at the initiative of Jean Paul Souriau in … August 22, 2016
Global Travel & Tourism continues to register strong growth despite challenges from terrorism, political turmoil, global economic developments, and the Brexit decision, according to new research by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
The … August 22, 2016
Meetings industry professionals at IMEX America this year can discover the latest innovations set to impact the way they do business. Many of these innovations will come from the technology sector according to nearly 40 per cent of meeting professionals.
The … August 22, 2016
The newly-appointed Secretary General of the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) said Thursday that security will be his priority during his four-year mandate.
Hamada Madi Boléro made the statement to the Seychelles News Agency (SNA) after meeting with … August 19, 2016
A new cookbook titled “Aquacasia” was officially launched last Friday, August 12, 2016 during a cocktail held at the Seychelles Tourism Academy at La Misère.
It was signed and presented by Shanti Maurice’s Executive Chef Willibad Reinbacher … August 19, 2016
Minister Joël Morgan, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Transport, following notification by both Air Seychelles and the Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA), concerning loss of life involving an employee of Air Seychelles at the Seychelles … August 19, 2016
Political campaigns aiming to capture parliamentary seats in the September 8-10 elections in Seychelles began Wednesday evening, after the Electoral Commission validated the registration of candidates who submitted documentation earlier on nomination … August 19, 2016
India is becoming increasingly important as a market for Mauritius. After growth of 17% registered in 2015 (over 2014), tourist arrivals from January to June 2016 has shot up by 8.2%, with the month of June registering 2-digit growth of 11.4%. The month … August 19, 2016
The Beachcomber Hotels and Resorts recently launched the latest edition of their Seychelles operation's INSIGHT publication. This publication comes as the resort is announcing the arrival of Youssef Sabri as its new General Manager and Jean Louis Pismont, … August 19, 2016
In the September issue of Conde Nast, Tim Ecott writes: In the Maldives, barely a week passes without another hot hotel opening - all bells and whistles with a waiter who zip-lines through the treetops to serve dinner. In Mauritius, long-established big-hitters … August 19, 2016
Turkish Airlines is set to start its Seychelles operations effective the end of September. Seychelles will be the third island in the Vanilla Islands group that will now be served by Turkish, following the successful operations they already have in Mauritius … August 19, 2016
The re-construction of the Chinese Pagoda in Victoria has been grinding to a halt and this prompted Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, to meet representatives of the local Chinese community. In the absence … August 19, 2016
The Seychelles Electoral Commission said Thursday it will convene a meeting to take a decision on a Supreme Court ruling that comes three weeks before parliamentary elections prohibiting the registration of two political parties, reported the Seychelles … August 18, 2016
Tour specialists in the UAE are seeing an unprecedented surge in travel bookings for the upcoming Eid Al Adha holidays even before the official dates are announced.
Agencies confirmed that they have been swamped with booking requests, with airline … August 18, 2016
VALLETTA, Malta - The Birgu Fest, one of Malta’s most popular annual festivals will take place on October 8-9. 2016 in the picturesque city of Vittoriosa (Birgu). The festival has gained popularity among locals and foreigners alike, and has become a … August 18, 2016
An advance online reservation for a parking space at Frankfurt Airport has many advantages: It is convenient, offers an attractive discount, and can be carried out quickly and easily in just a few clicks. Now the payment process has been made even more … August 18, 2016
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe has recertified Park Plaza Amsterdam Airport ( https://www.parkplaza.com/lijnden-hotel-nl-1175-rm/netairp ) for the third consecutive year.
Park Plaza Amsterdam Airport is located in Lijnden near Amsterdam Airport. … August 17, 2016
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe congratulated Mövenpick Hotel Münster ( www.movenpick.com/en/europe/germany/muenster/hotel-muenster/overview/ ) on achieving Gold Status for five years of continuous certification. The hotel also received a commendable … August 17, 2016