The Seychelles Tourism Board has the pleasure to announce the appointment of Ms. Tinaz Wadia as the new Manager for their UK and Ireland Office, with immediate effect.Ms. Wadia is a Seychelloise who has been involved in Seychelles tourism for over 19 … June 24, 2013
The wide reach of South African Airways (SAA) and Ethiopian Airlines is being used to tap new markets in Africa, according to David Germain, the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Director for Africa & the Americas.
Speaking at the Seychelles Tourism Board … June 23, 2013
The Seychelles Tourism Board has presented its Mid-year Review with its tourism trade partners. The Mid-year Review was an opportunity for the Seychelles Tourism Board to share progress it had made for the past 6 months on its core markets in Europe, … June 21, 2013
Despite the economic recession hitting many European countries, the "Old Continent" is still Seychelles' main market source, supplying 72,436 visitors up to the second week of June 2013, or a 12% increase on the corresponding period last year.
This … June 20, 2013
The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) has appointed Mumbai-based Blue Square Consultants (BSC) as its official representative in India with immediate effect. BSC will conceptualize, implement, and promote marketing strategies for Seychelles in India. BSC … June 19, 2013
The German Ambassador to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Mrs. Margit Hellwig- Botte, has paid a farewell call on President James Michel at State House this morning as her three-year tenure is coming to an end.
President James Michel thanked Mrs. Margit … June 19, 2013
NATIONAL DAY: PHENOMENAL PROGRESS IN 20 YEARS
Seychelles National Day: phenomenal progress in 20 years
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On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Third … June 18, 2013
The Seychelles islands are going after their share of the Chinese market with the tourism board and its partners participating at the International Tourism Expo of China for the 3rd year running.
A tourism delegation comprising members of the Seychelles … June 16, 2013
President James Michel of the Seychelles has officially opened Ile Perseverance North Primary School and Creche at a ceremony held this morning, in the presence of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma; the Vice-President, … June 16, 2013
The Anse Royale Hospital, which was funded by the People's Republic of China, was officially opened by President James Michel at a ceremony held this morning. This National Day celebrations event was also attended by the Chairperson of the African Union … June 16, 2013
The Constance Lemuria Seychelles Management team organized last Thursday its annual stakeholders meeting to reinforce its partnership with the trade and to showcase its achievement to date regarding its ISO 22 000 certification.
The participants were … June 7, 2013
The Seychelles tourism private sector will soon get a boost in their development with new funding options. An invitation has been extended to the “Agence Francaise de Developpement" (AFD) by Seychelles Tourism & Culture Minister Alain St.Ange who met … June 5, 2013
The Seychelles Tourism Board and Airtel Seychelles has forged a new level of cooperation and partnership through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding.
The Memorandum of Understanding signed on Friday, May 17, between Elsia Grandcourt, the … May 20, 2013
In 1973, Kaven Parcou and Norman Esselmont set up the Avis Car Hire operation in Seychelles. This followed the official opening of the Seychelles International Airport by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth in 1972 which launched in earnest.
Mr. Thierry … May 19, 2013
This week on CNN’s Inside Africa they’re venturing off the coast of Kenya and heading to smallest nation in Africa – the Seychelles. This once uninhabited island chain is much more than a tourist destination. It’s home to rare and exotic plants … May 17, 2013
GETAWAY magazine of South Africa has dedicated eight pages of its last issue to the beauty and unique attractions of Seychelles and this over and above the Seychelles branded cover.
Seychelles, Sail away to paradise is the heading of this Seychelles … May 15, 2013
Minister Carvalho Muaria, the Minister of Tourism of Mozambique, and Minister Alain St.Ange, the Minister of Tourism and Culture of the Seychelles, took the opportunity of their presence in South Africa for the 2013 INDABA in Durban for them to meet and … May 14, 2013
The Seychelles Ministry of Tourism & Culture has unveiled the island’s Africa Day “FetAfrik 2013” program of events with the local press. In a joint press conference with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Benjamine Rose, the Principal Secretary for … May 14, 2013
The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Mr. Alain St.Ange, left South Africa saying that this year’s INDABA has been a real success especially with the extensive coverage the islands received from both the South African and the foreign press.
… May 14, 2013
The 20th Arabian Travel Market (ATM) has opened in Dubai on May 6 with a record number of more than 2,500 exhibitors and over 20 national tourist delegations.
The Seychelles will be at ATM again this year, because these islands are today served by … May 6, 2013
The Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Finance, Trade & Investment, Dr. Steve Fanny, has been appointed as a member on the African Union Board of External Auditors for a two year term.
The principal function of the Board is to carry out an … May 1, 2013
Seychelles, and more specifically Hilton Hotels in Seychelles, have been covered in the latest issue of the known Luxury Travel and Safaris magazine. Six full-color pages of the magazine talk of the Seychelles and of Hilton in Seychelles as the destination … May 1, 2013
The exceptional beauty of Seychelles has been given the necessary support by the island’s Tourism Board and by the Seychelles Ministry responsible for Tourism & Culture to ensure that the island’s tourism industry remains the pillar of the Seychelles … April 26, 2013
The Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture has gained the support of the Director General of the Arab Bank for Economic Development (BADEA) to work together to attract investors for listed tourism projects.
This declaration followed a presentation … April 10, 2013
Mr. Louis D'Offay, the long-standing Chairman of the SHTA (Seychelles Hospitality & Tourism Association) met on Thursday, March 28, with Minister Alain St.Ange, the Minister responsible for Tourism & Culture. The meeting is part of the association's commitment … April 5, 2013
Vincent Padayachy of St. Louis joined all his staff members last Saturday night to celebrate the silver anniversary of his car hire company, Eden’s Cars. Mr. Padayachy was surrounded by his mother, daughter, son, and brothers as he welcomed friends, … April 1, 2013
A Letter to the Editor by Sir James Mancham, the First President of the Seychelles, addresses the application of Mr. Sakher El Materi, the son-in-law of former Tunisian President, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, for political asylum in Seychelles. Sir James … March 31, 2013
Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, has spoken to the press about his reactions following the findings by the the Travel & Tourism (T&T) Competitiveness Report 2013.
Seychelles has been ranked number … March 15, 2013
The Principal Secretary for Tourism, Sherin Naiken, has met with the Mayor of the Italian town, Civitavecchia in Rome, at a special dinner hosted for the visiting Italian delegation.
Leading a high-level delegation, Mr. Tidei Pietro, Mayor of the … March 12, 2013
The Seychelles Tourism Board and VISA International held a business meeting last week to discuss the implementation of the swipe card facilities. The meeting was headed by the Chief Executive Officer of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Elsia Grandcourt, … February 25, 2013
The Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel, said, as he addressed the Seychelles National Assembly for the 2013 State of the Nation Address, that: "It is time for us to take greater ownership. It does not matter where we work, what rank or position we … February 19, 2013
MAHE, Seychelles – Emirates, one of the world’s fastest-growing airlines, and the Seychelles Tourism Board have renewed their Memorandum of Understanding which aims at jointly promoting the destination throughout the airline’s network. The official … February 15, 2013
Seychelles’ true sanctuary, Fregate Island Private, has announced an extensive soft refurbishment program with the release of a series of preview photos, which provide a peek into the future for Fregate’s renowned, beautifully-crafted villas – a … February 15, 2013
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
Even prior to a full review of activities, to cover achievements and as well shortfalls occurring in the year 2012 to be held by the management team of the Seychelles police, numbers being seen and discussed indicates that the Seychelles police for 2012, … January 30, 2013
Speaking at the 20th Assembly of the African Union, the Seychelles Vice President, Mr. Danny Faure, has once again urged all African nations to strengthen the efforts to bring peace in Somalia and end the scourge of piracy.
Leading the Seychelles delegation … January 29, 2013
“Safar,” the internal newsletters of Emirates Airlines, has dedicated two pages full of pictures and editorials of the uniqueness of the Seychelles islands’ natural beauty and mesmerizing wildlife.
The latest article to features Seychelles, … January 17, 2013
Celebrity Cruises, one of the leading cruising companies in the world, is considering offering special cruises to the Indian Ocean focused on the Seychelles in its 2013/2014 cruising program. This was revealed to the island’s founding President, Sir … January 16, 2013
Senior members of the Seychelles Tourism Board team led by the Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange; the CEO of the Tourism Board, Elsia Grandcourt; the Tourism Board’s overseas-based representatives and their local counterparts; and members … December 13, 2012
The Seychelles Tourism Board will be mapping out its marketing strategy for 2013 at its annual meeting that will take place this week, between December 11 and 14, 2012.The biggest, if not the most important yearly meeting of the Seychelles Tourism Board, … December 11, 2012
The Seychelles islands have drawn the curtain on another edition of SUBIOS, the Seychelles Festival of the Sea, after three days of fun and educational-orientated activities, which took place at the popular Beau Vallon beachfront, the Golden Mile of the … November 30, 2012
The editorial of the monthly publication by the Seychelles Tourism Industry speaks up on the way forward as seen by the island's private sector, the motor behind the economy of the Seychelles.In his editorial in the latest issue of the industry's publication, … November 29, 2012
The end of year is seeing the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture in a series of sectorial staff meetings of his Ministry before a general staff meeting now set for December 17. “We are doing these staff meetings to stay connected … November 29, 2012
The unspoiled beauty of Seychelles has inspired a number of beautiful coffee table photo books. But rarely has the quality of photography met the standards of Gregor Kervina, a nature-loving professional photographer from Slovenia, who has self-published … November 26, 2012
The Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism, Alain St.Ange, met last week with prominent Ethiopian businessman and hotelier, Tadiwos Belete, as well as Ethiopian Airlines’ Regional Manager in Seychelles Bethlehem KinfeGebriel. Also in attendance … November 22, 2012
In the early 1980s it was the then President of France Albert Rene of the Seychelles who held the portfolio of tourism for the islands when he contracted John Enright through the Irish Tourism Board to relaunch the Seychelles tourism industry. John Enright … November 4, 2012
The Seychelles delegates attending the 5th ITB Asia in Singapore has this year seen even greater interests in the destination and its services on offer from the Asian travel market who have been eager to know more about the islands and looking to forge … October 22, 2012
“It is a commendable approach when the people of a country come forward with financial support to make a national event possible.” These words were spoken by Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, at the latest … October 10, 2012
The countdown has now begun for the annual Seychelles Festival Kreol. With only 20 days to go before the launch on October 26, businesses and individuals are still rallying behind the event and are coming forward to give their support to the annual Seychellois … October 8, 2012
Every year for Tourism Week, the Seychelles Tourism Board organizes a Tourism Fair, which brings together a number of committed players directly in the industry or supporting bodies of the industry to stand together and in so doing exchange ideas together. … October 8, 2012
Seychelles has won the Island Holiday Destination of the Year, awarded by the China Travel & Meetings Industry Awards for Business Travel. Mr. Jean-Luc Lai-Lam from the Seychelles Tourism Board-China office, personally received the award together with … September 16, 2012
Since the last couple of years, the Seychelles Tourism Board has been marking World Tourism Day with an annual Seychelles Ball that has fast become the evening where everyone who counts in the island is present. This evening takes the island’s tourism … August 28, 2012
The July issue of Business & Finance Magazine has published a long interview with Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture.
Tourism is the pillar of the Seychelles economy, and it was Walter Confait, himself a former … August 20, 2012
The presence of the Mauritius Minister for Arts and Culture in Seychelles has created a media buzz in Seychelles local press, in the Indian Ocean region and foreign press.
In an open statement to the Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation (SBC) on La … August 16, 2012
The Mauritian Minister for Arts and Culture, Mr. Mookhesswur Choonee, has called on the Seychelles Vice President, Danny Faure, at State House last Tuesday morning.
Accompanied by the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, Minister … August 15, 2012
The Shanghai Daily newspaper has released a special edition on Seychelles islands in its June edition.The eight-page article touches Seychelles main sectors of the economy such as tourism, economy, fisheries, investment, aviation, and education, with … August 6, 2012
“Seychelles is accessible as never before,” so said the island’s Minister of Tourism as he transited in Dubai enroute to Australia last Saturday morning.
“Today, Seychelles is connected as never before. We have flights that connect us to any … August 5, 2012
Visibility is essential for any tourism destination. Some are better at it than others, but Seychelles does stand out as they continue to work the press and as they continue to be press friendly.
This is a line of approach that has been taken by the … August 5, 2012
Many tourism destinations move down the path of visibility, but few have had the stamina to plough on nonstop as we have all seen the Seychelles do. The success of their tourism industry can be partly attributed to their nonstop stamina to play press … July 30, 2012
Seychelles has a population of only 86,000, but the Seychelles’ tourism industry continues to triumph as the country today, July 6, welcomed on its shores Dalila Ali Mohamed Minouni as its 100,000th visitor to arrive in the islands for 2012.
Unknowingly, … July 6, 2012
Professor Jack Carlsen from Curtin University in Australia was in Seychelles to better appreciate the island’s efforts in the field of sustainable tourism. Professor Carlsen is himself a Professor of Sustainable Tourism at the Curtin Sustainable Tourism … July 2, 2012
The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, has announced that Seychelles will continue to guarantee and to ensure that Seychelles remains the safe destination it is. Minister St.Ange made this appeal in an interview with the local … June 25, 2012
She Sells Seychelles is the title of the pages in the Travel Weekly Magazine by Joanna Booth, the known and respected travel journalist from the UK.
Under the section of Destinations: India & the Indian Ocean, Joanna Booth writes: “a smattering of … June 12, 2012
Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, has called on the island’s business community to work together and to understand the tourism industry if they are to continue to push for the consolidation of the industry that remains … June 10, 2012
Travelers have long praised the Seychelles beauty and its uniqueness. The Seychelles’ porcelain white sandy beaches, its baked sun with colors and spectacular boulders combined with its reputation as an “exclusive destination for elite travelers,” … June 5, 2012
Ethiopian Airlines has started its new weekly flight bound to the Seychelles islands from the Ethiopian capital main hub, Addis Ababa.
The airlines’ Boeing HNOET879 inaugural commercial flight touched down at the Seychelles International airport … April 3, 2012
The Seychelles monthly visitor arrival statistics shows that the month of February 2012 has been the best month of February ever in the history of Seychelles tourism with an 8 percent increase in visitor arrival numbers over the same month in 2011.
The … March 18, 2012
Tourism as an industry is continuously battling to see local populations involve themselves for the long-term consolidation of that volatile industry. The Seychelles government is as aware of such a mission, and the island’s President, James Michel, … February 21, 2012
The Seychelles Tourism Board has welcomed the news published in Air Transport News where it was conformed that the Board of Directors of Alitalia–Compagnia Aerea Italiana has given the green light to the project for integration with Blue Panorama Airlines, … January 30, 2012
Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, accompanied by Amia Desir-Jovanovic, the Tourism Board’s Senior Marketing Executive, were both at the airport on Sunday to welcome Mr. Jia Yin, the Manager for China Travel Services (CTS), responsible … January 9, 2012
The Seychelles Tourism Board has wasted no time in 2012 to get their Tourism Ambassadors positioned in the four corners of the world updated on the latest developments in their native country and about what other members of this unique grouping were doing.
From … January 5, 2012
The first private airline in Russia’s history, Transaero Airlines, has made its first regular charter flight to the Seychelles in 2012.
The airline, which operates scheduled and chartered flights to more than 99 domestic and international destinations, … January 4, 2012
The Seychelles Tourism Attaché in the island’s embassy in Abu Dhabi, started 2012 on the run as she entered Abu Dhabi’s Omeir Holidays to make a presentation on the Seychelles islands’ products and services to its travel consultants in the Holidays’ … January 4, 2012
“At the start of this new year, I wish that you continue to serve Seychelles with passion, devotion, enthusiasm, and pride – the sentiments which I, as the Commander in Chief, share with you. I hope that, together, we will work even harder to realize … January 2, 2012
At the stroke of midnight tomorrow, Seychelles will clock another visitors’ arrival record to cap a year which has seen its fair share of highs and lows for tourism.
The official visitor arrival numbers issued every Wednesday without fail by the … December 31, 2011
One of Seychelles most popular beaches, the Anse Lazio beach on the island of Praslin, which is famous for its powdery white sand and crystal clear sea, has made it on the list of the best thirteen beaches in the world to try for the 2011 festive season.
… December 20, 2011
Raymond St. Ange, Executive Director of the Seychelles Hospitality and Tourism Association (SHTA), writes:
Merriam-Webster dictionary defines the word hospitality as, “hospitable treatment, reception, or disposition,” as regards the treatment of … December 20, 2011
As the end of the year approaches, the Seychelles Tourism Board has once again come out with another edition of its “Friends of Seychelles-Press” e-Newsletter.
In this last edition of the 2011 “Friends of Seychelles-Press” newsletter, the … December 16, 2011
UK tour operator, Elite Vacations, has released its new Seychelles-dedicated brochure for 2012. The brochure is already being distributed to previous clients, enquirers, and tour operators, ahead of the new season.
Owen Davies, Commercial Director … December 15, 2011
Capt. Shaun Tinkler-Rose, Managing Director of Helicopter Seychelles Ltd., has written to the Seychelles Tourism trade saying: “A quick word of good news from us!
“We’ve been absolutely delighted with your response to our re-launched services … November 30, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board will be holding its annual marketing meeting next week, from Monday, November 21 to Wednesday, November 23, 2011. This highly important meeting will convene at Le Meridien Barbarons Hotel of Mahe for all three days and will … November 18, 2011
Thomas Cook has issued their Seychelles country guide as part of their collection of the Thomas Cook Traveller Guides collection set. It is Katerina Roberts who had been commissioned to update the guide and Eric Roberts personally undertook the photography … November 15, 2011
A dream holiday in the Seychelles will no longer be out of reach for many people, as Ethiopian Airlines plans to introduce new flights.At a press conference on October 5, the airline announced that a new service will begin operation on November 15, 2011, … November 1, 2011
Seychelles’ participation at the 4th edition of the ITB Asia trade fair, held from October 19-21, has reaffirmed the islands of the potential of the Asian travel market and of their interests in the destination.This was the first time that Seychelles … October 31, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board has come up with its first edition of the Seychelles Events newsletter in a bid to raise its profile as an events-based destination on the tourist market and also expand its attraction for visitors.
The colorful and informative … October 27, 2011
Louis D’Offay, the Chairman of the Seychelles Hospitality & Tourism Association, led members of his association in a visioning exercise last weekend. Members of the private sector body that represents the whole tourism industry met at Le Meridien Fisherman’s … September 25, 2011
During just one week, the national airline of the Seychelles has announced a new CEO, a new Board of Directors, and now they have now presented the new livery and a new logo for Air Seychelles.
Nature, the magnificent ecosystem that is the Seychelles, … September 20, 2011
The recent restructuring of Air Seychelles has brought about the appointment of Bram Steller, a Dutch national, as the new Chief Executive Officer of Air Seychelles and is expected to take office as from October 1, 2011.Mr. Steller was previously the … September 16, 2011
A delegation from Seychelles’ tourism industry will be traveling to France over the weekend to represent the destination at the French Tourism trade fair – TOP RESA – in Paris, next week from September 20-23.
The Seychelles islands delegation … September 15, 2011
The Seychelles Ministry of Foreign Affairs has completed a Visa Waiver Agreement with the government of Turkey, which will allow for Seychellois passport holders to travel to Turkey visa free for a period of up to 90 days.
The agreement, which was … September 14, 2011
Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, met with Rashed Saif Al Shabi, Etihad Airways' Business Development Manager for Seychelles at a meeting at the Tourism Board’s Bel Ombre Offices.Discussions centered on the start of the Etihad … September 13, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board is maintaining its dynamic approach of keeping the world informed of the positive developments taking place in their country. Over a year ago, they launched the innovative Seychelles Tourism Ambassador program, which was essentially … September 8, 2011
The management and staff of the MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa gathered in a small ceremony on Tuesday to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the establishment. The ceremony took place at its recently launched helipad, at the hilltop with an almost 360 view … September 8, 2011
The Seychelles Islands, renowned the world over for their warm, welcoming waters and benign marine environment, is reeling from a second, freak shark attack in its waters in a month. In the most recent incident, a 30-year-old Englishman, Ian Redmond, … August 17, 2011
Clever Reisen has come out with glowing accounts of a Seychelles dream holiday. This latest account is only one in a long series of press reports that has recently hit the newsstands accross Germany opening the mid-ocean creole island to the big German … August 15, 2011
The Seychelles Islands need little introduction as the perfect venue for a wedding, honeymoon, anniversary, or just that impromptu, romantic break. For many years, just the name "Seychelles" has conjured up magical images of a necklace of surreally beautiful … August 15, 2011
Maryvonne Pool from the Seychelles and Nafeesa Janmohamed of Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania teamed up together many years ago to set up Bon Voyage Travel in Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania. The company grew annually in size and in importance to become one of the … July 31, 2011
The last issue (July) of the Seychelles Tourism Ambassador newsletter reports on the achievements of the Seychelles tourism industry both on the local and international fronts in the last month.These are successes that have earned the islands much respect … July 25, 2011
There are many places in the world that can be referred to as hot honeymoon destinations, and the Seychelles is definitely courting the top of such a list.
More and more, especially since newlyweds Prince William and Catherine jetted to the islands … July 20, 2011
A representatives of the Seychelles Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the High Level Committee on Piracy, Mr. Jacques Belle, has presented a comprehensive overview of Seychelles’ fight against piracy at a conference in the UK at Wilton Park, West Sussex, … July 18, 2011
Alain St. Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, who is in Germany for a week-long working visit has told the German press that the Seychelles is today a proven test case in what is considered "The World of Tourism."
"We have a tourism industry … July 13, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board continues to surprise everyone with their continued approach of keeping members of their unique club “Friends of Seychelles–Press.”
Seychelles remains a unique tourism destination, and they have showed the way in … July 8, 2011
On the occasion of the country’s 40th anniversary of tourism, which was celebrated on July 4, the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) has launched an annual photo competition for schools.
The competition is being held under the theme, "Pictures of Seychelles...to … July 4, 2011
Two Seychelles’ hotels – Denis Island and Frégate Island Private – are among the top hotels nominated for the prominent international Villegiature Awards, in the Grand Prix category of the Best Island Hotels for 2011.
The Villegiature Awards … July 1, 2011
In its continuous effort to further develop the Chinese market, the Seychelles Tourism Board, together with local partners, recently participated in the International Travel Expo 2011 (ITE) in Hong Kong.
Present were Seychelles Tourism Board marketing … June 22, 2011
The well-known and popular German entertainer and actor of Cuban descent, Roberto Blanco who is 73 years of age, visited the tropical Creole islands of Seychelles in April to formalize his commitment to his young Cuban bride, Luzandra Strassburg, 33 years … June 13, 2011
The Seychelles continues to push ahead with their program of naming members from the press fraternity to become part of their unique and exclusive club named the "Friends of Seychelles-Press."
Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, and … June 9, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board is proud to announce its appointment of Seychellois national, Mr. Jamil Din Butt, as their latest tourism ambassador residing in Lusaka, Zambia.
Mr. Jamil Din Butt attended the International School of Lusaka between 1980 … June 8, 2011
The Seychelles Ambassador based in New Delhi, India, Mr. Dick Esparon, has called upon the members of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to adopt a more proactive role in the fight against piracy in the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean, during a gathering … June 3, 2011
Seychelles Creole Travel Services, a local Destination Management Company (DMC), has just brought into the country a world-class sailing catamaran in its bid to be constantly upgrade its products and services.
Creole Travel Services, owned and operated … June 1, 2011
Seychelles closed their 2011 Regatta saying that they recorded another great success on the world sailing calender. The best world-class sailors traveled to Seychelles to participate in the island's 2011 Regatta, and
among them this year were Loic Peyron, … May 29, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board has welcomed the decision by Etihad Airways to start operating flights to Seychelles from Abu Dhabi with effect from November 1.
Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, said that this is good news for the … May 26, 2011
Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, accompanied by Glynn Burridge from the Print & Production Department of the Tourism Board arrived in Lusaka in Zambia on Sunday where they are representing the islands at the 5th IIPT African … May 15, 2011
At this year’s Arabian Travel Market (ATM) Travel Trade fair in Dubai, the Arabian Travel News came out with their own guide on how to sell the Indian Ocean Islands and the Seychelles.
Emily McCarrick writes that the new flights today link the region … May 13, 2011
The May issue of the popular and respected glossy magazine, "Destination of the World News," which is published in Dubai, has come out with a glowing report on the Indian Ocean Islands of the Seychelles.
The front cover of the magazine, which is widely … May 11, 2011
Seychelles has participated in the Second Annual Africa Military Legal Conference, which was hosted by US Africa Command in Mauritius this week.
Seychelles was represented at the three-day meeting by a delegation of legal and technical experts. The … May 6, 2011
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 Chief of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Alain St.Ange, told his staff on the occasion of Labor Day 2011, that they play an integral role in the development of tourism in Seychelles and that he was grateful for their support in helping him drive that … May 4, 2011
The mid-ocean islands of the Seychelles were this year honored by the ADEX Dive Show, which was just held in Singapore. Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, was listed as a speaker and appeared on the Center Stage Program for the ADEX … May 3, 2011
Seychelles President James Michel has officially started the groundbreaking for the building of a new Seychelles Tourism Academy on the existing grounds of the school at La Misere, which took place yesterday afternoon.
The President unveiled the … April 28, 2011
The Seychelles islands won the "Best Overall Travel Experience" Award at the 2011 Australasia Scuba Diver Ocean Awards in Singapore. Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, was personally in Singapore leading the island delegation to the … April 27, 2011
In Focus Reporters from the China Daily newspaper commends the Seychelles approach to bring all key players on board for its development. China Daily has dedicated two pages on Seychelles in its March 28 issue, as it hails the islands for taking bold … April 19, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board, the main driver of the new "Seychelles brand" tourism vision, has the task of also ensuring that there are adequate qualified Seychellois professionals to work in the hospitality industry. The Tourism Board remains responsible … April 18, 2011
The social network Facebook has many daily messages from a range of different interests, but last week, a visitor to the Seychelles posted this message, which has attracted many comments and captured the interest by so many users.Alain St.Ange, CEO of … April 17, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board has welcomed a statement by the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) acknowledging the government’s support for Air Seychelles in the face of financial difficulties and the call for other African governments to support their … April 14, 2011
The new Tunisian Ambassador accredited to Seychelles, HE Mr. Mokhtar Chaouachi, paid a working visit to the Seychelles Tourism Board this week to discuss cooperation between Tunisia and Seychelles in the field of tourism. Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles … April 13, 2011
Air Seychelles, under new management for a month, has moved to consolidate its operations. It has been relooking at its international routes and has now announced that it will be ceasing its weekly flights to Chennai. Due to customer demands, the airline … April 12, 2011
Up till now, most people could only gaze in longing at the giant cruise ships that call into Port Victoria during the months of November through April and dream of maybe one day winning the lottery to go on a once-in-a-lifetime luxury cruise.Costa Cruises, … April 11, 2011
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
The Seychelles Tourism European Director Bernadette Willemin recently addressed a press conference in France to announce the arrival of Raffles in the Seychelles. The point was made at the press conference that as Seychelles was welcoming its latest 5-star … April 3, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board has reacted positively to the two pages written on the Seychelles as was published on March 24 in the global edition of the International Herald Tribune.
The two-page report, entitled "The Seychelles, more than paradise" … March 31, 2011
Seychelles and Russia are set to deepen cooperation over security issues following discussions held with a high-level Russian delegation lead by the Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation, HE Mr. Nikolai Platonovich Patrushev, during … March 28, 2011
For 34 years now, Italian couple Fabrizio Banfi and Laura Regina from Milan has made the Seychelles islands with its beautiful scores of white sandy beaches and magnificent lush-green mountains, as their favorite holiday spot on Earth.
Mr. Banfi and … March 18, 2011
The Seychelles Statistical Bulletin dated February 6 is recording a continued growth in the Seychelles visitor arrival numbers when compared to January of 2010. Last year, the Seychelles recorded its best year in visitor arrival numbers, and the latest … February 11, 2011
Alain St. Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, accompanied by his Deputy CEO Elsia Grandcourt and Tourism Consultant Glynn Burridge addressed a gathering of the Seychelles Young Leaders Program last Friday at the National Institute of Education. … February 4, 2011
As small as the islands may be on a global scale, Seychelles is drawing attention for the way it is managing the pillar of its economy, the tourism industry.
Seychelles is a small island state without the deep pockets and lavish budgets of many of … January 26, 2011
PHILOSOPHY BEHIND THE CARNIVAL IN SEYCHELLES
When the Seychelles islands were first settled, it was by a blend of individuals of different ethnicity, customs, and ways of life. Throughout its history and to this very day, Seychelles has continued to … December 17, 2010
Seychelles President James Michel visited the Police Open Day at the Police Headquarters in Victoria this morning. The President was accompanied by Minister for Home Affairs, Environment, and Transport Joel Morgan and the commissioner of Police Ernest … December 16, 2010
The Seychelles Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Ronald Jumeau, returned to New York this week following his attendance of the Climate Change Summit held in Cancun, Mexico last week.
In a telephone press conference held yesterday … December 16, 2010
Seychelles is fast becoming the place to go and the place to be seen. Just recently, the Creole islands welcomed two stars to their shores.The world tennis super star, Roger Federer, was in Seychelles last week for a short tropical holiday. Amia Jovanovic-Desir, … December 16, 2010
Seychelles Former President James R. Mancham left Seychelles on Tuesday, December 7 on the way to India where he has been selected to receive the prestigious “International Jurists Award 2010” for his “unique contribution in the field of World Peace.” … December 7, 2010
Seychelles tourism is this week at Cannes in France attending International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM), the last Tourism Trade Fair of 2010.
Leading the delegation is Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board; who will be joined by Bernadette … December 6, 2010
On the second day of the 3rd Africa-EU Summit being held in Tripoli, the Seychelles Vice President Danny Faure has put forward concrete proposals for EU-Africa cooperation on the fight against piracy in the thematic discussion on peace and security matters.
Echoing … December 2, 2010
The results of 2010 Seychelles Marlin tournament has shown that the final event on the Seychelles Sports Fishing Club calendar was a total success. Once more, the young Praslinois angler, Christian Decharmoy Lablache, and his team of anglers reeled in … December 2, 2010
Speaking at the 3rd Africa-EU Summit in Tripoli, Libya, Seychelles Vice President Danny Faure has emphasized that Small Island Developing States (SIDS) must be able to effectively access infrastructure development that is being proposed as part of the … December 2, 2010
Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, Princess Anne and her husband Vice Admiral Laurence landed in Seychelles this morning on an official three-day visit to the islands. They were greeted by representatives from the British and Seychelles government; … November 29, 2010
The First Deputy Director-General of ITAR-TASS, Mr. Mikhail Gusman was in Seychelles last week with a team of camera men and journalists to prepare a report on the Creole Islands for main Russian TV. Mr. Gusman is well respected and regarded as the most … November 22, 2010
A small Seychelles delegation was recently in China, attending the 14th Inter-Islands Tourism Policy (ITOP) forum that was held between November 2-4 in Sanya of the Hainan Province.
The ITOP was held under the theme, Low Carbon Economy and Island Tourism, … November 14, 2010
The World Travel Market 2010 saw the UK’s "Selling Long Haul" publications bring out a Seychelles supplement. Alan Orbell, the Publishing Director of "Selling Long Haul" is a respected personality in the tourism industry, and he recently pulled an international … November 14, 2010
Following his recent participation in the Afro-Arab Summit in Sirte, Libya, Jean-Paul Adam, Seychelles Minister of Foreign Affairs, attended a special event today in Dubai, where a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the Seychelles Tourism Board … October 12, 2010
VOICE OF INDIAN OCEAN AND ARABIAN SEA
Sir James Mancham, Seychelles first President, has brought out the second edition of his magazine that looks in detail important topics of the Indian Ocean Region and of the Arabian Sea countries. The magazine … October 10, 2010
The British High Commission and Ministry of Foreign Affairs wish to announce that Her Royal Highness Princess Anne will pay an official visit to the Seychelles from November 29 to December 1, 2010.
During her visit, the Princess and Seychelles President … September 29, 2010