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Carnival in the Seychelles a success story for destination visibility

Carnival in the Seychelles a success story for destination visibility

The annual Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Carnival that is staged in the Seychelles is today regarded as a success story that is increasing visibility of the Indian Ocean region and in so doing for Seychelles. A Hong Kong tourism magazine has just released … June 22, 2013
Seychelles featured in Sports + Travel magazine

Seychelles featured in Sports + Travel magazine

Seychelles got unprecedented coverage in the Sports + Travel popular magazine of Asia. The lead report in the latest copy of Sports + Travel is 2 pages on the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Carnival that is staged annually in Seychelles. The first page … April 15, 2013
Seychelles approached by Zambia for support of their first cultural festival

Seychelles approached by Zambia for support of their first cultural festival

Seychelles’ success of the annual Indian Ocean Vanilla Island’s “Carnaval International de Victoria” was closely watched by many of its international partners. Today it is accepted that the word-of-mouth and the huge press coverage surrounding … April 7, 2013
The melting pot of cultures: Seychelles Carnival

The melting pot of cultures: Seychelles Carnival

The “carnival of carnivals” in Victoria, Seychelles, has become one of the city's most popular and anticipated events. The carnival is held each year to celebrate the diversity of cultures within this small paradise on Earth. A uniquely Creole tradition … March 11, 2013
Carnival in Seychelles makes news in Soca News in the UK

Carnival in Seychelles makes news in Soca News in the UK

"The competition is going to be a lot stronger this year." That was the prediction of Alan Mason, boss of a leading tour company in Seychelles. More importantly, on February 9 - the day of the third Carnaval International de Victoria - Alan is the leader … March 4, 2013
Tourism establishments in Seychelles seize on the visibility potential provided by the island's annual carnival

Tourism establishments in Seychelles seize on the visibility potential provided by the island's annual carnival

Hotels and resorts in Seychelles moved to seize the opportunity of getting more visibility for themselves through the island’s annual carnival. The tourism industry of Seychelles, conscious of the need to be seen and counted, moved to support the 2013 … February 26, 2013
Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria 2013 on Travel Talk Radio in the USA

Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria 2013 on Travel Talk Radio in the USA

Seychelles’ third edition of Carnaval International de Victoria has received special mention in the Travel Talk Radio Show. The radio host, Sandy Dhuyvetter, invited to Seychelles to cover the spectacular three-day Carnaval International de Victoria … February 20, 2013
Mayotte Island will be part of the 2014 Carnaval International de Victoria in Seychelles

Mayotte Island will be part of the 2014 Carnaval International de Victoria in Seychelles

Following the success of the 2013 edition of Carnaval International de Victoria, the representatives from the islands of Mayotte met with Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, to discuss and to confirm that Mayotte … February 20, 2013
Mason’s Travel of Seychelles uses annual carnival of the islands to increase its visibility

Mason’s Travel of Seychelles uses annual carnival of the islands to increase its visibility

The known Seychelles Destination Management Company, Mason’s Travel, joined the annual carnival parade in Seychelles to increase its visibility through the large bank of international press coming from the four corners of the world in Seychelles to … February 19, 2013
Dusseldorf Carnival confirms its presence at the Carnaval International de Victoria in Seychelles

Dusseldorf Carnival confirms its presence at the Carnaval International de Victoria in Seychelles

In the 2012 edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria, Germany made its presence felt with a carnival delegation from Dusseldorf. The Dusseldorf carnival’s presence in Seychelles confirmed that participation of all the best and most known carnivals … February 19, 2013
Seychelles Minister says thank you to island’s Tourism Board for an event appreciated by the population

Seychelles Minister says thank you to island’s Tourism Board for an event appreciated by the population

The Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, used a get together with all the staff of the island’s Tourism Board to say thank you to Elsia Grandcourt, the CEO of the Tourism Board, and all her staff for a successful carnival … February 17, 2013
Rodrigues island of Mauritius came, saw and now confirms participation at 2014 carnival in Seychelles

Rodrigues island of Mauritius came, saw and now confirms participation at 2014 carnival in Seychelles

A delegation from the Mauritius island of Rodrigues was in Seychelles for the third edition of Carnaval Internationale de Victoria from February 8-10. The delegation was headed by the island's Tourism Commissioner, Mr. Jean Richard Payenbee, who was accompanied … February 15, 2013
Seychelles thanked for carnival 2013 by Chinese delegation

Seychelles thanked for carnival 2013 by Chinese delegation

The twenty-strong Chinese delegation who participated in the 2013 edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria called on the Seychelles Tourism Board Chief Executive Officer, Mrs. Elsia Grandcourt, at the Seychelles Tourism Board Headquarters, Bel … February 12, 2013
Seychelles tourism ambassadors from around the world come together for Carnival 2013 in Seychelles

Seychelles tourism ambassadors from around the world come together for Carnival 2013 in Seychelles

The Seychelles Tourism Ambassador Program was launched some three years ago to recognize Seychellois nationals now living and working in the four corners of the world and to use their contacts and local knowledge of their new adopted country to help promote … February 12, 2013
Mauritius impresses at the carnival in Seychelles

Mauritius impresses at the carnival in Seychelles

“The Mauritian delegation has impressed the Seychellois public and all who attended the 2013 edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria,” said the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, Mr. Alain St.Ange. This is the first … February 11, 2013
Notting Hill Carnival of the UK wins best foreign float at carnival in Seychelles

Notting Hill Carnival of the UK wins best foreign float at carnival in Seychelles

The UK’s Notting Hill Carnival Road Show Company was crowned the winner of the Best International Float at the 2013 edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria for a third consecutive year. Claire Holder of the Notting Hill Carnival Group … February 11, 2013
Russian navy ship leads the way in Seychelles during Carnival 2013 in show of solidarity in fight against Somali bandits

Russian navy ship leads the way in Seychelles during Carnival 2013 in show of solidarity in fight against Somali bandits

Russia was again present at the 2013 edition of the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Carnival in Seychelles with one of their navy ships. It was the third year running that Russia sent one of their navy ships to Seychelles for the annual carnival. The Russian … February 11, 2013
Brazil carnival delegation ready to impress in Seychelles

Brazil carnival delegation ready to impress in Seychelles

Seychelles has seen the arrival of Brazil's “Rosas de Ouro Samba Dancers and Drummers” delegation early this morning for the 2013 edition of the annual Carnaval International de Victoria that is staged in Seychelles. This year for the first time … February 7, 2013
Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture appears in first ever dedicated carnival feature on Seychelles television

Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture appears in first ever dedicated carnival feature on Seychelles television

The Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation will be airing a carnival TV feature highlighting the successes of the first and second editions of the carnival and picking up the strong moments that made the undisputable force of the now annual Carnaval International … February 7, 2013
Zambia confirms participation at carnival in Seychelles

Zambia confirms participation at carnival in Seychelles

Zambia has confirmed that they will be represented at the coming Carnaval International de Victoria in Seychelles this coming weekend from February 8-10. At the last FITUR Tourism Trade Fair in Spain, Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible … February 5, 2013
The South African Cape Town Minstrels Performers have arrived in Seychelles for the coming carnival

The South African Cape Town Minstrels Performers have arrived in Seychelles for the coming carnival

The second delegation to take part in this weekend’s Carnaval International de Victoria in Seychelles arrived in the country on Monday from Cape Town South Africa. Seychelles has now seen the arrival of six of the famous Minstrels performers headed … February 5, 2013
Notting Hill Carnival of London heading to the Seychelles Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival of London heading to the Seychelles Carnival

The Notting Hill Carnival Roadshow Company is again heading this week to the Seychelles to take part in the annual Carnaval International de Victoria where they will parade side by side with the best and most known carnivals from across the world. The … February 5, 2013
Seychelles Reliance Insurance Broker shows the way by supporting the Carnaval International de Victoria

Seychelles Reliance Insurance Broker shows the way by supporting the Carnaval International de Victoria

In a show of support and in wanting to see the annual carnival succeed, a number of local companies continue to response positively to calls by the Seychelles Tourism Board and by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture for businesses to rally behind the … February 4, 2013
Italian Carnival delegation is first delegation to land in Seychelles for the 2013 Carnaval International de Victoria

Italian Carnival delegation is first delegation to land in Seychelles for the 2013 Carnaval International de Victoria

Last Friday the Italian Carnival delegation, who will be parading in the 2013 edition of the annual Carnaval International de Victoria in Seychelles, arrived at the mid-ocean tropical islands ahead of all other delegations flying in from the four corners … February 3, 2013
Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria promises to be another crowning success

Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria promises to be another crowning success

Seychelles has launched its official program for the third edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria. The Carnaval International de Victoria remains a spectacular three days of celebrations taking place this year between February 8-10. One … January 31, 2013
Mauritius confirms its participation in the Carnaval International de Victoria in Seychelles

Mauritius confirms its participation in the Carnaval International de Victoria in Seychelles

The Mauritius Tourism Promotional Authority of Mauritius has confirmed that Mauritius will be participating at the 2013 edition of the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Carnival that is staged annually in the Seychelles. This announcement brings to four out … January 31, 2013
Seychelles coming carnival makes international news

Seychelles coming carnival makes international news

Soca News in London confirms that the Carnaval International de Victoria that is staged in Seychelles annually has already made a name for itself beyond the Indian Ocean. Stephen Spark of Soca News writes January 24: "Just outside Victoria station … January 25, 2013
China Africa Development Fund delegation on a working visit to Seychelles visit a training session by Chinese lion dance instructors

China Africa Development Fund delegation on a working visit to Seychelles visit a training session by Chinese lion dance instructors

Wu Guohua the Managing Director, Market & Investment Cooperation Dept. for China-Africa Development Fund, and Mr. Chi Jianxin, the CEO of the CAD Fund, and their delegation who were on a exploratory working visit to Seychelles last week made time to visit … January 24, 2013
South Africa will bring an aura of Africa to the carnival in the Seychelles

South Africa will bring an aura of Africa to the carnival in the Seychelles

South Africa has confirmed that it is ready to party in the coming Carnaval International de Victoria in the Seychelles. A delegation from the Cape Town Municipal of South Africa is now all set to travel to Seychelles for their third participation … January 24, 2013
Seychelles Carnival float parade rehearsal set for Saturday, January 26

Seychelles Carnival float parade rehearsal set for Saturday, January 26

A meeting was held at the ICCS Conference Center in Victoria on January 18, 2013 by Terry Carolla of the carnival production team, and Jimmy Savy, the Chief Executive Officer of the National Arts Council, in preparation for the upcoming Carnaval International … January 18, 2013
Respect Life DVD and CD to be presented to dignitaries attending Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria

Respect Life DVD and CD to be presented to dignitaries attending Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria

The Jj Spirit Foundation “Respect Life” DVD and CD will be distributed as giveaways to dignitaries attending the third edition of Carnaval International de Victoria on February 8-10, 2013. Twenty copies of the DVD and CD were presented to the Seychelles … January 17, 2013
Air Seychelles helps to increase visibility of the Carnaval International de Victoria

Air Seychelles helps to increase visibility of the Carnaval International de Victoria

Air Seychelles, through its last in-flight magazine, brings out the electrified moments of the annual Carnaval International de Victoria. The author of the two full-page articles entitled “Carnaval International de Victoria plans its 3rd edition in … January 16, 2013
Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture and the Chief Executive of the Tourism Board open the carnival radio campaign on 1368

Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture and the Chief Executive of the Tourism Board open the carnival radio campaign on 1368

Seychelles has launched its media campaign for Carnaval International de Victoria. It was the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture Alain St.Ange, and the Chief Executive of Seychelles Tourism Board who were the invited guests for a live talk show … January 16, 2013
Seychelles Deepam Cinema joins in with support for the coming Carnaval International de Victoria

Seychelles Deepam Cinema joins in with support for the coming Carnaval International de Victoria

Seychelles’ most coveted cinema will soon screen adverts and spots of the third edition of Carnaval International de Victoria in its commercial interludes. The owner of Deepam Entertainment Inc., Mr. Subash Pillay, announced that these adverts and spots … January 16, 2013
Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture urges local private sector to rally behind the third edition of Carnaval International de Victoria

Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture urges local private sector to rally behind the third edition of Carnaval International de Victoria

The Seychelles Tourism Board witnessed over the first and second editions of Carnaval International de Victoria an inflow of faithful sponsors and partners pledging their support and contributions to the success of the region's annual carnival that is … January 14, 2013
Seychelles local carnival participants are ready says JJ Spirit Foundation for the 2013 edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria

Seychelles local carnival participants are ready says JJ Spirit Foundation for the 2013 edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria

The Seychelles Tourism Board has been monitoring arrangements for the coming carnival and said to the local press that it is pleased to bring the latest carnival news and how the local contingent of participants are gearing up for this third edition. … January 14, 2013
Lion dancers bring added flare in Seychelles float for their February Carnaval International de Victoria

Lion dancers bring added flare in Seychelles float for their February Carnaval International de Victoria

Lion dancers from the Southern Chinese province of Foshan in Guangdong are in Seychelles to mount choreography with the islands’ youth for a lion dance carnival float. Chinese instructors, Joe aged 20 and his partner Jon 21, are working closely with … January 11, 2013
Carnival in Seychelles will see an airwaves campaign rally behind the event as from Monday

Carnival in Seychelles will see an airwaves campaign rally behind the event as from Monday

The streets of Victoria are seeing banners, flags, and carnival colors go up to start the launch of the ambiance drive for their islands’ carnival set to be launched on the February 8 in Victoria, the capital of the Seychelles. The large banner erected … January 11, 2013
Carnaval banner adds festive eye-catching splash to Seychelles

Carnaval banner adds festive eye-catching splash to Seychelles

A mega 20 x 3-meter-high Seychelles Carnaval banner now decorates the National Cultural Centre of Victoria and will remain the eye-catching sign to all entering Victoria, the capital of the Seychelles. The National Cultural Centre house the Offices … January 11, 2013
Seychelles Mauritius confusion over carnival clarified by Minister St.Ange

Seychelles Mauritius confusion over carnival clarified by Minister St.Ange

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange has reacted to the article that appeared on Today Newspaper with regard to the payment requested from Mauritius to participate in the Indian Ocean Annual Vanilla Island's Carnival. "It is … January 10, 2013
Final rehearsals for the Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture’s Carnival float

Final rehearsals for the Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture’s Carnival float

The staffs at the Ministry of Tourism and Culture have been inspired by Seychelles’ traditional musical instruments for the upcoming Carnaval International de Victoria. The musical instruments will played by some fifty staff members of the Seychelles … January 8, 2013
Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture briefed on the coming carnival in Seychelles

Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture briefed on the coming carnival in Seychelles

Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, and his Special Advisor, Mrs. Raymonde Onezime, were briefed this morning on the final arrangements on the coming carnival in the Seychelles. It was Marymonde Matatiken … January 8, 2013
Seychelles Carnival International de Victoria epitomizes the true spirit of cultural diversity

Seychelles Carnival International de Victoria epitomizes the true spirit of cultural diversity

While Seychelles’ Countdown Carnival Clock keeps on ticking towards the blast off of its third edition on February 8-10, 2012, its past popularity continues to offer journalists and press editions an interesting angle to venture on. The latest article … January 8, 2013
Belgium confirms participation at carnival in Seychelles with their group Echasseurs

Belgium confirms participation at carnival in Seychelles with their group Echasseurs

Belgium is the latest European country to confirm their participation at the February 8-10 Carnaval International de Victoria. This spectacular unique event is staged annually in Seychelles and is this year being co-hosted by Seychelles, La Reunion, Madagascar, … January 6, 2013
2013 Carnaval International de Victoria seeing final touches as the event’s compilation music CD goes on sale now

2013 Carnaval International de Victoria seeing final touches as the event’s compilation music CD goes on sale now

The 2013 edition of the annual “Carnaval International de Victoria,” that will be staged in the Seychelles from February 8-10, 2013, is seeing final touches fall into place. This year’s edition of this Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Regional Organization’s … December 30, 2012
Brazilians are heading to the carnival in Seychelles in February

Brazilians are heading to the carnival in Seychelles in February

Confirmation has been received that a group of Brazilian Samba dancers and drummers are traveling to the Seychelles for the February 2013 carnival. This 2013 edition of the annual Carnaval International de Victoria is being co-hosted by Seychelles, La … December 17, 2012
TRAVELTALKRADIO of the USA explores the Seychelles carnival through a live interview with Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture

TRAVELTALKRADIO of the USA explores the Seychelles carnival through a live interview with Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture

The campaign for the 2013 Carnaval International de Victoria has hit the United States of America (USA) and listeners of TravelTalkRadio – USA. It was the voice of Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, who was the guest … December 9, 2012
Seychelles countdown to the 2013 edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria is officially launched

Seychelles countdown to the 2013 edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria is officially launched

The Seychelles islands officially launched the 2013 edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria with a spectacular ceremony that took place on November 30, 2012 at the Tequilla Boom Night Club. The countdown has become a customary component of the … December 4, 2012
Countdown to 2013 Carnival in Seychelles to officially kick-off with spectacular ceremony this Friday

Countdown to 2013 Carnival in Seychelles to officially kick-off with spectacular ceremony this Friday

The Seychelles islands will be officially launching the 2013 Carnaval International de Victoria countdown with a spectacular ceremony that has been scheduled for November 30, 2012. The ceremony will be held at the Tequilla Boom Night Club, in Bel Ombre … November 29, 2012
USA Ambassador and Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture meet

USA Ambassador and Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture meet

Ambassador Shari Villarosa of the United States of America called on Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, for a working visit after having presented her credentials to Mr. James Michel, the island’s President. This … November 18, 2012
Countdown for the 2013 Carnival in the Seychelles has began – 3 months to go

Countdown for the 2013 Carnival in the Seychelles has began – 3 months to go

Samuel Rosette from the Celebrate Seychelles Events Department this week announced that the countdown for the 2013 Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Carnival has began. Elsia Grandcourt, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, has been proudly distributing … October 19, 2012
The Brussels-based Association Belge Seychelles commits support for the 2013 edition of the Carnaval in Seychelles

The Brussels-based Association Belge Seychelles commits support for the 2013 edition of the Carnaval in Seychelles

Mr. Ray Sevste, the Chairman of the Brussels-based “Association Belge Seychelles,” met with Mr. Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture. in the presence of Chantal Filez, his Seychelloise partner. and Miss Vivienne … October 18, 2012
Emirates to be Partner Airline of Seychelles Carnival 2013

Emirates to be Partner Airline of Seychelles Carnival 2013

Emirates Airline will support the Seychelles International Carnival of Victoria for the third year running. The event will take place in the archipelago in February 2013. “We are pleased to support the Seychelles in this major event for yet another … October 9, 2012
The annual Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Carnival staged in Seychelles continues to make news

The annual Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Carnival staged in Seychelles continues to make news

Today it is the South Africa press that shows its admiration for the Carnaval International de Victoria that is staged in Seychelles annually. South Africa actively participates in this “Carnival of Carnivals” to showcase their own culture and tradition … September 20, 2012
Rodrigues Island to confirm its participation at the Seychelles Creole Festival of October

Rodrigues Island to confirm its participation at the Seychelles Creole Festival of October

The Director of the Cultural Commission of Rodrigues Island, Benoit Jolicoeur, has called on the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange. Rodrigues Island is part of Mauritius and belongs to the world of Creoles. The candid discussion … August 13, 2012
Tourism ministers from Seychelles and Madagascar discuss Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands solidarity

Tourism ministers from Seychelles and Madagascar discuss Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands solidarity

The Madagascar Minister for Tourism, Mr. Jean Max Rakotomamonjy, and Mr. Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, used their presence at the 2012 International Tourism Fair of Madagascar for meetings to discuss the Indian … June 6, 2012
Renowned and respected carnival publications of the UK tells the world about the Carnaval International de Victoria in Seychelles

Renowned and respected carnival publications of the UK tells the world about the Carnaval International de Victoria in Seychelles

Fedora Magazine has now followed Soca News with another raving review of the annual carnival that is held in the tropical islands of the Seychelles. The articles are reports by Stephen Sparks, the journalist who has become the carnival specialist, … May 3, 2012
Seychelles wants to invite Rodrigues island to participate in the Carnaval International de Victoria 2013 in Seychelles

Seychelles wants to invite Rodrigues island to participate in the Carnaval International de Victoria 2013 in Seychelles

The Mauritian Minister for Fisheries, Mr. Nicolas Von-Mally, who is a Rodrigues island-born Mauritian, met with Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, when the Seychelles Minister was on a working visit in Mauritius last week. Minister … April 1, 2012
French TV – TF1 – tells the French-speaking world about the carnival in Seychelles

French TV – TF1 – tells the French-speaking world about the carnival in Seychelles

The Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Carnival staged in the Seychelles jointly by La Reunion and Seychelles, made it on world news on French television TF1. The French-speaking world got a glimpse of the carnival in the tropics, and this spoke volume for … March 13, 2012
Seychelles and Mauritius Ministers responsible for tourism meet at ITB tourism trade fair in Berlin

Seychelles and Mauritius Ministers responsible for tourism meet at ITB tourism trade fair in Berlin

The Hon. Michael Sik Yuen, Minister of Tourism & Leisure of Mauritius, and Alain St.Ange, the newly-appointed Minister of Tourism and Culture of the Seychelles, met briefly in Berlin where they were both leading respective delegations to the 2012 ITB … March 12, 2012
“The Star” of Kenya congratulates the annual Seychelles-based carnival

“The Star” of Kenya congratulates the annual Seychelles-based carnival

One of the leading newspapers of Kenya, “The Star,” has come out with nothing less than praise for the Carnaval International de Victoria, the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Carnival hosted this year by Seychelles and La Reunion Islands. James Murua, … March 12, 2012
Seychelles and Maldives Ministers responsible for tourism and culture meet

Seychelles and Maldives Ministers responsible for tourism and culture meet

Ahmed Adheed Abdul Gafoor, the Maldives Minister responsible for Tourism, Arts and Culture, and Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles newly-appointed Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, took the opportunity of the ITB Tourism Trade Fair in Berlin for … March 9, 2012
Notting Hill Carnival of the UK secures the title of the Best International Carnival Float in the Seychelles

Notting Hill Carnival of the UK secures the title of the Best International Carnival Float in the Seychelles

For a second consecutive year the Notting Hill carnival delegation from the United Kingdom has rocked the streets of Victoria and won the first prize of the best International Float for the “Carnaval International de Victoria” 2012. Dressed up in … March 8, 2012
Date for the “Carnival of Carnivals” 2103 in Seychelles is announced

Date for the “Carnival of Carnivals” 2103 in Seychelles is announced

The Seychelles Tourism Board has confirmed that the dates for the 2013 Carnaval International de Victori,a which is staged annually in the Seychelles, are February 8-10, 2013.Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles Tourism Board and Pascal Viroleau of the IRT … March 8, 2012
African culture proudly showcased by Zimbabwe at Carnival in Seychelles

African culture proudly showcased by Zimbabwe at Carnival in Seychelles

African Culture is rich, diverse, and colorful, but it is too often taken for granted that the world knows all about these unique attributes of Africa. There can be no tourism without culture and Africa knows that well, which is why it remains important … March 7, 2012
Young Seychellois shows the way for everyone to benefit from the Carnaval International de Victoria that is staged annually in Seychelles

Young Seychellois shows the way for everyone to benefit from the Carnaval International de Victoria that is staged annually in Seychelles

A young student from Seychelles, Richard Ernest Athanasuis Ahweng, who will be turning 16 (sixteen) years old soon, has shown the way in the field of innovation to capitalize from the Carnaval International de Victoria that takes place annually in the … March 7, 2012
Dubai Eye one of the many radio stations to broadcast live from the 2012 carnival in Seychelles

Dubai Eye one of the many radio stations to broadcast live from the 2012 carnival in Seychelles

The known and very popular Dubai Eye radio station was one of the many radio stations that traveled to Seychelles in order to cover the carnival of carnivals live. Dubai Eye is the English radio station that has a faithful following, and broadcasting … March 6, 2012
Tourism world celebrates the successful 2012 Carnaval International de Victoria

Tourism world celebrates the successful 2012 Carnaval International de Victoria

Mr. Taleb Rifai, the UNWTO Secretary General, and Mrs. Rifai; and Mr. N. Ousmann, WTO's Man for Africa, alongside Mr. Anwar Al Hanai, Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing; Mr. Kitili Mbathi, the Chairman of Kenya's Tourism and Mrs. Mbathi; … March 6, 2012
The Carnival 2012 in Seychelles promoted sustainable tourism

The Carnival 2012 in Seychelles promoted sustainable tourism

The Carnival International de Victoria, hosted by Seychelles and La Reunion in Seychelles, was this year passing the clear message that both these tropical islands supported and promoted sustainable tourism. Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism … March 5, 2012
La Reunion, the tropical island of the Indian Ocean, showcases its culture and people at the Carnival in Seychelles

La Reunion, the tropical island of the Indian Ocean, showcases its culture and people at the Carnival in Seychelles

The mid-ocean island of La Reunion in the Indian Ocean, a co-organizer of the “Carnaval International de Victoria” that is staged annually in the Seychelles, used their carnival parade to showcase their culture and diversity of their people. La … March 5, 2012
UNWTO Secretary General calls on Seychelles President Michel

UNWTO Secretary General calls on Seychelles President Michel

The Secretary General of the UN World Tourism Organization, Mr. Taleb Rifai, paid a courtesy call on Seychelles President James Michel yesterday afternoon at State House. Mr. Rifai, who was accompanied by the UNWTO Regional Director for Africa, Mr. … March 2, 2012
Deedee Bridgewater, one of the world’s best jazz vocal singers, is to attend Carnaval International de Victoria 2012 in Seychelles

Deedee Bridgewater, one of the world’s best jazz vocal singers, is to attend Carnaval International de Victoria 2012 in Seychelles

Deedee Bridgewater, Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, has accepted to be a guest of honor at the 2nd edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria, the “Carnival of Carnivals,” to be held in the capital … February 22, 2012
Seychelles Carnival 2012 confirms presence of country western artists Michael Quinn and the Bourbon Kings

Seychelles Carnival 2012 confirms presence of country western artists Michael Quinn and the Bourbon Kings

The organizers of the 2012 Carnival in Seychelles have confirmed that Michael Quinn & the Bourbon Kings, known country western artists from the USA, will be in Seychelles for the carnival. Michael Quinn said happily to those who do not know him: “Consider … February 22, 2012
Greater mobilization for the visibility of the carnival in the Seychelles

Greater mobilization for the visibility of the carnival in the Seychelles

Different sectors of the Seychelles business community are realizing the importance of the annual carnival that is staged in the islands and have upped their own support in differed ways and means. Walter Confait and his advertising agency of Anse … February 21, 2012
Seychelles Investment Business Authority makes their move and supports the island’s “Carnaval International de Victoria”

Seychelles Investment Business Authority makes their move and supports the island’s “Carnaval International de Victoria”

Barely three days after the Seychelles Tourism Board received a carnival sponsorship donation of fifty thousand rupees from the Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority, it was the Seychelles International Business Authority that has now come forward with … February 21, 2012
Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority throws its support behind the Seychelles 2012 Carnival

Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority throws its support behind the Seychelles 2012 Carnival

The Seychelles Tourism Board has received much-needed financial support from the island’s Civil Aviation Authority during a short ceremony in Victoria. In Seychelles, tourism is highly dependent on the aviation industry and vice versa. That is why the … February 20, 2012
Seychelles carnival will be discussion point on nationwide televised forum

Seychelles carnival will be discussion point on nationwide televised forum

The Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation (SBC) has just recorded a live forum on the coming March 2 carnival in the Seychelles for a nationwide viewing this week. It was the popular TV and radio presenter, Nathalie Rose, who was given the task to moderate … February 19, 2012
La Reunion press record the Seychelles presence in their island

La Reunion press record the Seychelles presence in their island

The recent promotional drive by Seychelles in the neighboring island of La Reunion was to reconfirm the participation of the island in the carnival of carnivals” that is held in the Seychelles annually in the month of March. Both La Reunion and the … February 16, 2012
Emirates Open Skies in-flight magazine shows the coming Carnival in the Seychelles

Emirates Open Skies in-flight magazine shows the coming Carnival in the Seychelles

The Open Skies of Emirates carries a promotional picture of the “Carnaval International de Victoria” in its February issue. The in-flight magazine that sits in every seat pocket on all Emirates flights for the month of February has been raising awareness … February 13, 2012
Top Seychelles artists rallied to sing their carnival 2012 theme song

Top Seychelles artists rallied to sing their carnival 2012 theme song

Seychelles will soon be hosting its grand “Carnaval International de Victoria,” and once again a theme song for this national event has been launched. The carnival 2012 theme song has been produced by a group of popular and best-known artists from … February 13, 2012
Korean delegation and performance team confirms their participation in the Carnival in Seychelles

Korean delegation and performance team confirms their participation in the Carnival in Seychelles

Julie Kim from the Seychelles Tourism Board Korea-based Office confirmed today that a Korean delegation is flying in from Seoul, Korea, to participate in the 2012 Carnival being staged in Seychelles. The Korean procession team will have a decorated truck … February 10, 2012
Special holiday package holiday offer for 2012 Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria

Special holiday package holiday offer for 2012 Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria

Emirates has moved with special offers to promote the unique Seychelles Carnival 2012 from POS India. A communiqué from Emirates says: “In line with our continuous effort to promote Seychelles, special packages have been launched for the upcoming carnival … February 10, 2012
Aaron Heslehurst, the BBC news and travel presenter, to be MC at Official Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Carnival in Seychelles

Aaron Heslehurst, the BBC news and travel presenter, to be MC at Official Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Carnival in Seychelles

The Seychelles Tourism Board has confirmed that Aaron Heslehurst of the BBC will be the MC at the Official Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Carnival in Seychelles. Aaron Heslehurst has been a BBC news presenter since February 2002. He currently presents … February 8, 2012
Russian navy confirms its participation in the 2012 Carnival in Seychelles

Russian navy confirms its participation in the 2012 Carnival in Seychelles

The Russian Ambassador, Mr. Mihail Kalinin, has confirmed that the Russian warship, Admiral Tributs, is coming to Seychelles from March 1-5, 2012 to take part in the Carnaval International de Victoria. Admiral Tributs has 332 sailors on board, with … February 8, 2012
Seychelles tourism chief holds press conference at Mauritius Airport on the island’s 2012 Carnival

Seychelles tourism chief holds press conference at Mauritius Airport on the island’s 2012 Carnival

Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, used a transit stop in Mauritius to hold a press conference with the island’s television, radio, and written press to update Mauritius on the upcoming Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Carnival which … February 8, 2012
The Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Carnival 2012 makes international press

The Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Carnival 2012 makes international press

The Quarterly Magazine of Singapore, known as a highly-prestigious and very popular magazine, has just come out with a feature on the Indian Ocean Vanilla Island’s 2012 Seychelles Carnival, which is co-hosted by Seychelles and La Reunion Islands. The … January 6, 2012
Community of Nations invited to echo message of solidarity against piracy at March carnival in Seychelles

Community of Nations invited to echo message of solidarity against piracy at March carnival in Seychelles

Navies from the Community of Nations are being invited to be in Seychelles from March 2-4, 2012 to echo a message of solidarity against the continued presence of Somali pirates off the coast of Africa and the Gulf countries. The invitation is for Navy … December 28, 2011
It's time to visit Seychelles for Carnaval International de Victoria 2012

It's time to visit Seychelles for Carnaval International de Victoria 2012

The Seychelles "Carnaval International de Victoria" 2012 is just around the corner! With the theme a "Melting Pot of Cultures," the carnival is all set to take place in the capital city of Victoria on March 2-4. What better time to go and discover for … December 15, 2011
Seychelles Tourism CEO welcomed by Korea’s Vice Minister at Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in Seoul

Seychelles Tourism CEO welcomed by Korea’s Vice Minister at Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in Seoul

Korea’s 2nd Vice Minister for Culture, Sports and Tourism, Mr. Sun-Kyoo Park, welcomed Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, and his delegation at his Ministry at 215 Changgyeonggung-ro in Jongno-gu, Seoul, for a meeting that followed … October 16, 2011
Germany confirms participation in the 2012 Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria

Germany confirms participation in the 2012 Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria

Germany's well-known and very popular Dusseldorf Carnival will join Seychelles "Carnaval International de Victoria" for its 2012 edition set to be held in Victoria in the Seychelles from March 2-4, 2012. The agreement follows a working visit to Germany … September 12, 2011
Minister for Tourism and diplomats accredited in Tanzania join in to talk carnival in Seychelles

Minister for Tourism and diplomats accredited in Tanzania join in to talk carnival in Seychelles

The Zanzibar Tanzania Minister responsible for Information, Culture, Tourism, and Sports, Mr. Jihad Abdillah Hassan, joined foreign diplomats from the world over accredited in Tanzania, tour operators, and airline representatives for a Seychelles evening … July 31, 2011
Emirates Holidays and Seychelles Tourism Board launch Be Smart, Be Carnaval travel agents program

Emirates Holidays and Seychelles Tourism Board launch Be Smart, Be Carnaval travel agents program

DUBAI, UAE - Emirates Holidays and the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) have once more teamed up to boost tourist traffic to the Seychelles. "Be Smart, Be Carnaval" is a joint undertaking, which has recently been launched to target travel agents from specific … June 28, 2011
Seychelles tourism hits South Africa airwaves

Seychelles tourism hits South Africa airwaves

The CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Alain St. Ange, was interviewed last Sunday evening by Philip Mare of South Africa's Travelradio, the world's leading travel information radio station. Mr. St.Ange was in transit in Johannesburg, South Africa, … June 21, 2011
Brochure for the 2012 Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria ready early

Brochure for the 2012 Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria ready early

The Seychelles is wasting no time to be ready for their 2012 edition of the islands' "Carnaval International de Victoria." This week, they issued a statement to say that their brochure for the Seychelles 2012 Carnival is ready. They are getting ready … June 12, 2011
Souvenir Book of the 2011 Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria goes to print

Souvenir Book of the 2011 Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria goes to print

A full-color souvenir book of the 2011 "Carnaval International de Victoria" has been completed and is currently being printed in Dubai. The 84-page book, which was designed and put together by Olivia Alvis and Michel Agrippine at the Seychelles Tourism … June 10, 2011
Seychelles President's re-election and its Carnival 2012 launch makes news in La Reunion

Seychelles President's re-election and its Carnival 2012 launch makes news in La Reunion

The weekly popular glossy magazine, "7 Magazine," just published pictures of the recent presidential elections of the Seychelles and the victory by President James Michel, the incumbent candidate. The widely-read weekly magazine states, “We had announced … June 10, 2011
Seychelles Carnival on CNN World this weekend

Seychelles Carnival on CNN World this weekend

A rundown for this weekend’s CNN program, scheduled to air on Saturday, June 4; Sunday, June 5; and Monday, June 6 has the report on the last Seychelles Carnival. Among the chosen topics under their bold resolutions announcement, one can see the … June 2, 2011
Seychelles Tourism Board and Brazil Ambassador discuss Seychelles Carnival 2012

Seychelles Tourism Board and Brazil Ambassador discuss Seychelles Carnival 2012

Mr. Francisco Carlos Soares Luz, the Brazilian Ambassador to be accredited to Seychelles soon, called on Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, at the Board’s Bel Ombre Offices to discuss a closer working relationship between Brazil … May 25, 2011
Air Seychelles Silhouette Inflight magazine covers the Carnaval International de Victoria

Air Seychelles Silhouette Inflight magazine covers the Carnaval International de Victoria

The latest issue of Air Seychelles Silhouette Inflight magazine has come out with the island’s last March carnival gracing its front cover and with a two-page article on pages 62 and 63 of the magazine entitled, “The International Carnival of Victoria … May 24, 2011
Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, holds discussions with Ben Sherman, USA's Native Tourism Alliance President & Oglala Lakota Tribal Nation

Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, holds discussions with Ben Sherman, USA's Native Tourism Alliance President & Oglala Lakota Tribal Nation

As part of a busy program lined up for him at the 5th IIPT Afican Conference on Peace through Tourism recently held in Lusaka, Zambia, Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, met with native American Ben Sherman of the Oglala Lakota Tribal … May 23, 2011
Seychelles drums up greater international interest and support for 2012 Carnaval International de Victoria

Seychelles drums up greater international interest and support for 2012 Carnaval International de Victoria

One beneficial by-product of the presence of Seychelles Tourism Board CEO Alain St.Ange and consultant Glynn Burridge at the 5th International Institute of Peace through Tourism (IIPT) taking place in Lusaka, Zambia, from May 15-20, 2011, is the opportunity … May 17, 2011
Poster 2012 Seychelles

Poster 2012 Seychelles "Carnaval International de Victoria" is now ready to be launched

The Seychelles is ready to launch it's promotional poster for their 2012 "Carnaval International de Victoria." After the successes of their 2011 carnival, the Seychelles has started early with the promotion of their 2012 edition of what has been called … May 12, 2011
RETOSA Durban Conference notes South Africa's FIFA World Cup and Seychelles carnival event as success for Africa

RETOSA Durban Conference notes South Africa's FIFA World Cup and Seychelles carnival event as success for Africa

The Southern Africa Regional Tourism Body, RETOSA, held its inaugural annual Destination Marketing Conference aimed at creating and enabling an environment for tourism growth and development in Southern Africa. In the presence of the Hon. Thokozile … May 10, 2011
Turkey's New Focus Travel Magazine dedicates 6 pages to Seychelles carnival with a difference

Turkey's New Focus Travel Magazine dedicates 6 pages to Seychelles carnival with a difference

The glossy and popular New Focus Travel Magazine from Turkey has come out with a report on the last Seychelles carnival. This succesful carnival of carnivals has been well accepted by the Community of Nations, because it remains the only carnival to have … May 5, 2011
The world's Carnival of Carnivals staged annually in Seychelles continues to woo the press right accross the world

The world's Carnival of Carnivals staged annually in Seychelles continues to woo the press right accross the world

New international events are hard to come by these days. This was so until the Seychelles, situated right in the middle of the Indian Ocean, decided that they would stage a carnival and invite the best carnivals of the world to parade alongside cultural … May 4, 2011
Global Times of China brings Seychelles carnival to Chinese public

Global Times of China brings Seychelles carnival to Chinese public

The people of China have been treated to a full page on the 2011 Seychelles carnival in the popular and well-respected "China Daily" Newspaper, which enjoys a massive distribution across China. A delegation from China made up of acrobats traveled to Seychelles … May 3, 2011
The Voice of the Indian and the Arabian Sea magazine congratulates organizers of the Seychelles carnival

The Voice of the Indian and the Arabian Sea magazine congratulates organizers of the Seychelles carnival

The front cover of the last issue of the "Voice of the Indian and the Arabian Sea" (VIOAS) magazine was dedicated to a picture of Lima Calbio, the Soca Queen from Trinidad & Tobago, as she was performing in the Seychelles Carnival 2011. The historic … May 2, 2011
Asian Geographic PASSPORT magazine dedicates 4 pages to coverage on last Seychelles carnival

Asian Geographic PASSPORT magazine dedicates 4 pages to coverage on last Seychelles carnival

The world press has been coming out with a stream of reviews on the March 2011 carnival of carnivals of the Seychelles. It was the turn of the very respected Asian Geographic PASSPORT magazine to dedicate four pages of its last issue to a coverage of … April 29, 2011
Seychelles carnival is melting pot of cultures says respected Afrique Asie magazine

Seychelles carnival is melting pot of cultures says respected Afrique Asie magazine

The known and popular Christine Abdelkrim, of the highly-respected monthly "Afrique Asie" magazine, had personally traveled to the Seychelles to cover the island's 2011 Carnaval International de Victoria in March. Christine knows the Seychelles and has … April 14, 2011
Italy's press praises Seychelles Carnival

Italy's press praises Seychelles Carnival

Europe is the continent with many a carnival, and Italy has its very own renowned carnival. Paolo Bembo, the highly-respected Italian journalist and historian from Navale Publications visited the Seychelles for their March Carnival of Carnivals and has … April 6, 2011
East African Newspapers continue covering Seychelles carnival

East African Newspapers continue covering Seychelles carnival

Journalist Rupi Mangat published last week yet another article on the March 2011 Seychelles carnival article in the popular and respected East African newspaper. Countries from the African mainland descended on Seychelles with important cultural groups … March 22, 2011
Seychelles Tourism Academy takes best school award in 2011 Seychelles Carnival Floats Competition

Seychelles Tourism Academy takes best school award in 2011 Seychelles Carnival Floats Competition

The Seychelles Tourism Academy was voted best school in the Carnival Floats Competition in the 2011 Seychelles Carnival, held last weekend in the archipelago’s capital, Victoria. The islands were organizing their very first international carnival … March 13, 2011
HMS Richmond docks in Port Victoria echoing the Seychelles carnival

HMS Richmond docks in Port Victoria echoing the Seychelles carnival

The British naval ship, HMS Richmond, came alongside Port Victoria on Wednesday, March 2 and for the first time, a UK naval ship did a ceremonial arrival, whereby all available crew were dressed in their military whites on portside as they docked. … March 2, 2011
Seychelles Tourism Board shows gratitude to all 2011 carnival sponsors

Seychelles Tourism Board shows gratitude to all 2011 carnival sponsors

The Seychelles Tourism Board met with the sponsors of the 2011 "Carnaval International de Victoria" in a short ceremony on Wednesday to thank them for their heartfelt contributions towards the event. Held at the Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Beach Resort … February 24, 2011
VIOAS Magazine February issue brings Seychelles March Carnival to the table

VIOAS Magazine February issue brings Seychelles March Carnival to the table

VOICE OF THE INDIAN AND ARABIAN SEA The February issue of VIOAS Magazine (Voice of the Indian & Arabian Sea) is out, and it has brought the 2011 Seychelles "Carnaval International de Victoria" to the regional book stands. Seychelles saw its carnival … February 22, 2011
Lima Calbio to represent Trinidad and Tobago at 2011 Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria

Lima Calbio to represent Trinidad and Tobago at 2011 Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria

AGSelectPR, Port of Spain, has issued a confirmation on Wednesday, February 15, 2011 that Lima Calbio is heading for the Seychelles carnival. After a 40-year hiatus since the 1972 debut of carnival in Seychelles, the festivities have returned to … February 17, 2011
Seychelles tourism industry appeals to government not to tamper with what has proved to be a winning formula

Seychelles tourism industry appeals to government not to tamper with what has proved to be a winning formula

Louis D'Offay, the veteran hotelier and Chairman of the Tourism Industry of the Seychelles, has asked the Seychelles government not to tamper with what has proved to be a winning formula for the Seychelles Islands in his editorial of the January issue … February 10, 2011
Seychelles Carnival: Bringing the world to Seychelles is now but 25 days away

Seychelles Carnival: Bringing the world to Seychelles is now but 25 days away

After an interval of 40 years, Seychelles is entering once more the world of carnival with one of its very own, the 2011 Seychelles "Carnaval International de Victoria," which Seychelles will be hosting between March 4-6, 2011. Seychelles’ first … February 7, 2011
Seychelles founding president stands behind March carnival

Seychelles founding president stands behind March carnival

Mr. James R. Mancham, founding President of Seychelles, recently sent a letter to the editor of Nation Publishing in Victoria, which was published and circulated throughout the islands. Here, eTurboNews shares with our readers, Mr. Mancham's letter, verbatim, … January 24, 2011
Seychelles tourism delegation meets Brazilian Ambassador in Tanzania to discuss 2011 Seychelles Carnival

Seychelles tourism delegation meets Brazilian Ambassador in Tanzania to discuss 2011 Seychelles Carnival

Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board accompanied by Mrs. Maryvonne Pool, the Seychelles Consul and Tourism Ambassador in Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania, were received by Ambassador Francisco Carlos Soares Luz at the Embassy of Brazil in Tanzania … November 18, 2010



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