Constance Lemuria Seychelles has welcomed its new General Manager, Mr. Bruno Le Gac. The latter has been working with the Constance Hotels & Resorts for the past 11 years and has a strong culinary background after years of working in both the Food and … June 9, 2013
Seychelles, the mid-ocean islands in the Indian Ocean has taken the number one position as CNN rated the top 100 beaches of the world. [ http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/28/travel/100-best-beaches/index.html?sr=sharebar_facebook ]
This came as no surprise … May 30, 2013
“The Seychelles Chamber of Commerce & Industries (SCCI) will give its support towards policies that encourages ownership of development by our people.” This supportive statement was made by the Chairman of the Seychelles Chamber of Commerce and Industry, … May 23, 2013
The Seychelles stand at INDABA 2013, the South African Tourism Trade Fair, was one of the exhibitor stands to be visited by Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk, South Africa’s Tourism Minister, on the official opening day of the tourism fair.
Minister … May 14, 2013
Leading Seychelles' delegation to the World Economic Forum, Foreign Minister Jean-Paul Adam, has highlighted a number of Seychelles' experiences as a basis for sustainable development at the event being held in Cape Town under the patronage of President … May 14, 2013
Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, today announced that it has entered into a codeshare agreement with South African Airways (SAA), the national airline of the Republic of South Africa.
The first phase of the agreement … April 26, 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 Foreign Affairs has confirmed to the Seychellois public that the Visa Waiver Agreement signed between the Seychelles and Sri Lankan governments has come into effect as of April 22.
All Seychelles passport holders wishing … April 24, 2013
The Vice President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. Danny Faure, will be representing President James Alix Michel at the forthcoming High Level Conference, organized by the Commonwealth Secretariat, on Public Administration in Very Small States, and … April 23, 2013
The known and already hugely popular L’Archipel Hotel of Praslin island in the Seychelles has upgraded its senior suites. There newly-upgraded suites are now perfect for families. They are spacious 69.3-square-meter suites with a full 36.5 square meters … April 16, 2013
Seychelles has officially launched its Heritage Week and has renewed its call for the protection of the country’s heritage assets and is drawing attention to these assets’ vulnerability. The call was echoed in the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and … April 15, 2013
The reputed Seychelles La Reserve Hotel of Praslin is going through a transitional management change. The property on the Seychelles inner island of Praslin, which was owned for the past 35 years by Jenny Pommeroy and her family, has been sold to a Seychellois … April 11, 2013
The Seychelles Vice President, Mr. Danny Faure, has personally delivered a message of congratulations on behalf of Seychelles President James Michel to the President of the Republic of Kenya, H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, at his inauguration ceremony held yesterday.
During … April 11, 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
With preparations for the election of Miss Seychelles 2013 in full swing, the contestants are already well into their comprehensive training program. The Seychelles beauty pageant is due to take place at the Eden Plaza on May 25, 2013.
On the weekend … 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
The mid-ocean islands of the Seychelles has many unique selling points, and one that has not been pushed is golf holidays, yet the Lemuria Resort of Praslin in the Seychelles has one world-class designer golf course that is rated as one of the best.
The … March 29, 2013
Members of the Seychelles tourism board led by the Minister for Tourism & Culture, Alain St.Ange, and the CEO of the Tourism Board, Elsia Grandcourt, joined officials from both Air Seychelles and government and representatives of the Seychelles and international … March 29, 2013
Mr. Kyan Sulone, the President of the Macao ASEAN International Chamber of Commerce, welcomed Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, and his delegation to Macao this week for their working visit and to attend … March 29, 2013
The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, accompanied by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jean Paul Adam, joined together to welcome to Seychelles the Minister of External Affairs of Sri Lanka. After arriving in Seychelles on board … March 25, 2013
The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to Seychelles, H.E. Mr. Mohamed Amar has described his courtesy call on Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, as open and cordial, and he said that this is set to pave the way for new … March 25, 2013
Prof. Rolph Payet, the Seychelles Minister with responsibility for the Environment, issued a message on World Water Day, March 22, 2013. His message reads:
Twenty years ago, the United Nations dedicated March 22 as World Water Day. This year the day … March 24, 2013
The Seychelles Music Association, SEYMAS, has proposed to the Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture a plan of action aimed at developing a closer working partnership with the Seychelles government to promote the local musical industry.
The plan … March 24, 2013
In his speech to officially launch the Fete de la Francophonie event, the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, said that the international day of “La Francophonie,” celebrated annually in Seychelles, is an “intense and significant … March 24, 2013
Air Seychelles and the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at increasing Seychelles’ visibility around the world by leveraging the airline’s expanding international network and growing number of … March 4, 2013
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
Fifty-seven participants of the Seychelles Tourism Board, the Culture department at the Ministry of Tourism & Culture, and freelance tour guides followed a special course on the history of Seychelles and have in so doing have enhanced their knowledge … February 13, 2013
The Seychelles Tourism Board Office in Paris started off the year in full swing by attending three consumer fairs in Benelux and Scandinavia. The Seychelles Tourist Board Manager based in Paris, Karen Confait, personally attended all three fairs that … February 12, 2013
Following the announcement of the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI this week, President James Michel has extended the best wishes of the people and government of Seychelles to His Holiness.
“It is with consternation and deep sorrow that the people … February 12, 2013
Seychelles and the island of La Reunion, represented by Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, and Mr. Didier Robert, the President of the Region Reunion, signed an MOU to formalize the existing working partnership … February 11, 2013
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
As we start 2013, Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, has congratulated the islands’ Tourism Board for not only achieving, but exceeding, the 7% increase in visitor arrival figures as set for Seychelles at the … January 2, 2013
The Celebrate Seychelles Events Team has issued their end-of-year issue of their newsletter in time to close 2012. This latest issue of their newsletter sees the countdown to the coming Carnaval International de Victoria. The newsletter dedicated a page … December 30, 2012
Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, has welcomed the news that the Report Program on Seychelles by Lorenzo Jooris of One World Communications is set to be aired mid-January on Dubai City 7TV.
“This comes at … December 30, 2012
The Seychelles islands are set to achieve another significant milestone in its tourism history as it will be welcoming for the first time its 200,000th visitor this Thursday, December 27, 2012. This figure is over two times the total population of the … December 24, 2012
The publication by Charlotte Pavard, daughter of the known photographer, Claude Pavard, is printed on a special printed paper (PVC) and numeric format with a characteristic of being waterproof is designed to be read on the beach.
The beach pocket … December 18, 2012
The Seychelles Tourism Board has presented its marketing strategic plan for this coming year to members of the tourism private sector members in a presentation that took place on the afternoon of Thursday, December 13, 2013 at the ICCS Conference in Victoria.
In … December 16, 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 Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, congratulated the Seychelles Tourism Board for their 2012 achievements and he took the opportunity of the “staying connected” meeting at the Bel Ombre Offices to outline that 2013 should … December 4, 2012
In line with his vision to remain connected with staff within the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, is continuing with his series of section staff meetings. The meetings started last week … December 3, 2012
A strong group of Russian investors have now ended their visit to Seychelles where they met with Ministers Joel Morgan (Internal Affairs & Transport), Peter Sinon (Minister for Natural Resources and Industry), Pierre Laporte (Finance & Investment), Alain … December 2, 2012
Press covering the event marking the countdown to the 2013 Carnaval International de Victoria that is staged annually in the Seychelles heard the island’s Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture speak of the unique carnival of carnivals that takes … December 2, 2012
The Seychelles, though a young nation, has a rich and interesting past including a remarkable Franco-Seychellois historical and maritime heritage. The French period of Seychelles encompasses 69 years, extending from 1742 with the arrival of Lazare Picault, … December 2, 2012
Sandra Esparon, accompanied by Patel Esparon, her father cum Manager, was received by Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, at his offices at the National Cultural Center in Victoria. The local Seychellois star and … November 29, 2012
Seychelles’ new Resident High Commissioner to the Republic of South Africa, Mr. Claude Morel, has presented his credentials to President Jacob Zuma in an Accreditation Ceremony held earlier this month.
During the ceremony, President Zuma addressed … October 23, 2012
Madame Sylvia Pinel, the new French Minister responsible for the Artisanat, Commerce and Tourism, used the tourism trade fair in Paris to meet with Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, as she toured the fair on the … September 19, 2012
The Seychelles Tourism Academy and ISPC Seychelles have renewed their working partnership through the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between both parties.
The signing of this MOU between the Principal of the Seychelles Tourism Academy, … September 16, 2012
Le Duc de Praslin is a small recently rebuilt tourism establishment on the island of Praslin in the Seychelles. The owner, Robert Payet, explained to Alain St.Ange, the island’s Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, that he planned the rebuilding … September 13, 2012
The Seychelles has been taking note of addresses, remarks, and questions coming from a series of public meetings for the island’s tourism industry across the main islands of Mahe, Praslin, and La Digue. It was Louis D’Offay, the Chairman of the Seychelles … September 11, 2012
Seychelles’ tourism operators have for the past few days been meeting with the country’s Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Tourism Board, and members of the Seychelles Hospitality and Tourism Association (SHTA) … September 10, 2012
Seychelles Tourism Minister Alain St.Ange on Friday launched an international tourism industry first in Seychelles when he unveiled the seyGO Visitor Pack.
From September 2012, every visitor arriving in Seychelles will receive a FREE goodie pack, comprising … September 10, 2012
Paul van Frank, the Managing Director of “Fregate Island Private” in the Seychelles, traveled to the Americas to work on the diversification program set by the Seychelles Tourism Board. Fregate Island Private is part of the unique one island – one … September 9, 2012
It is now 8 months of extensive construction work of the first phase of the new purpose-built Seychelles Tourism Academy at La Misère on the island of Mahe. The works is going on as scheduled by Yangtze Construction Company, which was awarded the contract … September 9, 2012
The Minister for Tourism & Culture, Mr. Alain St.Ange, will on Friday, September 7, launch a world and a Seychelles “first” in tourism hospitality.
Minister St.Ange will officially launch the “seyGO Visitor Pack” to leading tourism industry … September 5, 2012
Nearly one-and-a-half months to go before the launching of the 27th edition of the Seychelles Creole Festival, and individuals and local companies have begun offering their financial contributions to the organizing committee of the annual Creole Festival. … September 5, 2012
The beauty of the Seychelles has been credited on a regular basis in some of the most important worldwide publications. Journalists, writers, and photographers have flown all the way to Seychelles for tourism, environment, or economic scoops. In 2011, … September 3, 2012
South Africa, Seychelles, Mauritius, Mozambique, Tanzania, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, and Zimbabwe joined some 200 international hotel companies, destination management companies (DMCs), and tour operators to promote twin-center holidays between South … August 31, 2012
Seychelles welcomed to its shores, the claws of the lion dance cultural show. This high-level delegation from Chinese Quangdong province, arrived in the country on Thursday for a glittering folkloric Chinese lion dance. The group is comprised of acrobats … August 30, 2012
It was the Brazilian press and travel trade who were honored to see the launch of the Seychelles Tourism Board’s latest marketing gadget – a USB key in the shape of the islands’ unique and endemic Coco de Mer nut.
The idea was floated by Elsia … August 27, 2012
La Residence is a small Seychelles hotel complex of three individual homes and of five studios situated on the hillside overlooking the sea and within walking distance only to the beach.
Alain St.Ange, the Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture … August 26, 2012
The Seychelles Tourism Board is continuing its policy of diversification of its tourism markets. China was one of their main initial targets in diversification which saw the President of Seychelles personally lead delegations to open that market. This … August 26, 2012
President James Michel has called on Sri Lanka to join Seychelles in creating “a new space for prosperity” for the Indian Ocean islands, during a lecture on “The Role of Small Island States in the Global Tapestry” at the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute … August 24, 2012
President James Michel of the Seychelles travels to Sri Lanka this week to undertake a state visit at the invitation of the President of the Republic of Sri Lanka, Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa.
This visit is expected to further strengthen relations between … August 21, 2012
The Seychelles has had all of their 3 presidents hold the portfolio for tourism, the industry that remains the pillar of these islands’ economy. An editorial article entitled: “Up and On it is for the Seychelles Tourism industry once the portfolio … August 21, 2012
The strong points of the Seychelles economy have made four pages in the July edition of Khaleej Times, the Middle East business report magazine.
On the tourism sector, the main pillar of the Seychelles economy, Khaleej Times has gone beyond what Seychelles … July 17, 2012
Mr. Solomon Oyatero, the new High Commissioner of Nigeria accredited to Seychelles, paid a call on Minister Alain St.Ange, the island’s Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, at his Bel Ombre Offices.
The Nigerian High Commissioner used the … July 4, 2012
The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, has announced the government’s decision to extend GST concessions, which hotels benefited from under the Tourism Incentive Act (TIA).
In a press conference with Minister Pierre Laporte, … June 28, 2012
The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, has said “there is a need to continue to work with hotel owners to encourage them to invest and to upgrade their properties in a bid to for them to be at the level of expectations of our … June 27, 2012
The new Board of Directors of the Seychelles Hospitality and Tourism Association (SHTA), representing all the private sector players in the country’s tourism industry, met with Minister Alain St.Ange, the Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, … June 17, 2012
Air Seychelles has completed a management restructure, which will see the carrier strengthen its operational capabilities. The new management comprises the following five key roles, reporting directly to Air Seychelles Chief Executive Officer, Cramer … May 27, 2012
The Seychelles islands’ monthly visitor numbers remarkably peaked to new heights last April. The Visitor Statistical Bulletin, issued by the Seychelles National Bureau, has shown that an outstanding figure of 20,049 visitors arrived in Seychelles during … May 20, 2012
Seychelles’ exposure on the international media network was unprecedented during the days of the former Chief Executive of the Seychelles Tourism Board, the present Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St. Ange.
The media wheel continues to move … May 16, 2012
Sir James Mancham, the first President of the Republic of Seychelles who is credited to have launched the island’s tourism industry in the early 70s, paid a courtesy call on Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles new Minister for Tourism and Culture, to congratulate … April 23, 2012
Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, was interviewed by FM Radio 87.6 Beijing Joy FM Radio at the COTTM 2012 China Tourism Trade Fair and asked what could Chinese holiday makers expect from a Seychelles holiday.
Minister … April 18, 2012
A Seychelles delegation led by the Minister for Tourism & Culture, Alain St.Ange, has arrived in Chengdu, China, for the Routes Asia aviation conference, due to be held between April 15-18, 2012. The delegation is made up of the CEO of the Seychelles … April 15, 2012
VICTORIA, Seychelles - Seychelles Connect, a leading marketing agency promoting businesses in Seychelles, is pleased to announce the launch of its all-new website, complete with new services and solutions that both helps the travelers and companies based … April 14, 2012
Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture used his stopover in Dubai to meet the press at the Emirates Meridien Transit Hotel to update them on the islands’ tourism industry.
“The last time I met with you all here … April 13, 2012
The tropical mid-ocean islands of the Seychelles continue to go against the trend by recording remarkable increases in their visitor arrival numbers. This message was the question raised this week by many international press representatives who remained … April 12, 2012
The Indian Ocean islands of the Seychelles have been building up a visibility campaign with a difference. They played the press as never seen before and now have upped the stake with a new approach with the support of airlines flying to these tropical … April 10, 2012
The Seychelles Tourism Board continues to firm-up the seal of cooperation with La Reunion island by participating at the second edition of the Foire Internationale de La Reunion, which was held on March 3-11.
The island’s Tourism Board had the backing … April 2, 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
2011 was a trying year for many tourist destinations. Climate change phenomena arrived in never-before-seen patterns in behavior both beneath the waves and on land. Meanwhile, Seychelles and the neighboring islands of Mauritius and La Reunion were not … February 15, 2012
As part of its B2B promotional activity program, the Seychelles Tourism Office in Paris is organizing a series of destination and product training for travel agents in Paris and suburbs (île de France) – called “les rendez-vous de l’Office du Tourisme … January 24, 2012
As a result of the insecurity created in the minds of European tour operators by the cessation of services by Air Seychelles to Europe, Bernadette Willemin, Seychelles Tourism Board’s European Director based in Paris, France, and Monette Rose, the Board’s … January 20, 2012
Seychelles has taken the opportunity to launch its new tourism campaign, “The Seychelles Islands…accessible as never before,” at the FITUR tourism fair in Madrid, held between January 18-22, 2012.
The new campaign is a reflection of Seychelles’ … January 19, 2012
Officials of the Seychelles Hospitality and Tourism Association (SHTA) and the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) waded into the lagoon at Au Cap on the main island of Mahe last Friday and used the occasion to underline concerns about challenges facing the … January 17, 2012
Suddeutsche Zeitung's senior journalist, Ludwig Rembold, arrived in Seychelles last Saturday for a working visit to prepare his latest report on a Seychelles holiday with a difference. Mr. Rembold was welcomed at Seychelles International Airport as he … January 15, 2012
Louis D'Offay, the Chairman of the Seychelles Hospitality & Tourism Association, and Raymond St.Ange, his Executive Director, hosted members of the Seychelles tourism industry on a cruise to mark the start of 2012. Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles … January 15, 2012
In the presence of His Excellency Shi Zhongjun, the Ambassador from the People’s Republic of China to Seychelles, and Mr. Barry Faure, the Chairman of the Seychelles Tourism Board, all the nation’s Destination Management Companies (DMCs) gathered … January 11, 2012
The continuous effort by the Seychelles Tourism Board to diversify the accommodation network of the islands so as to better cater to the different travel market segments, especially those who are searching for the budget category or affordable hotels, … April 7, 2011
Seychelles has welcomed a new group of ten Tourism Ambassadors, bringing the total to 103 Seychellois nationals overseas in this program.
The new group was announced at the ITB tourism trade fair in Berlin earlier this month.
Altogether, there are … March 23, 2011
In our frantic modern world, relaxation techniques invite us to close our eyes and dream of a place where tired spirits can be refreshed. But why dream when Seychelles transcends imagination? Creation has blessed Seychelles with perpetual summer, space … March 22, 2011
The Seychelles brand of tourism, the vision set into motion by Seychelles President James Michel last year, has not only achieved its first objectives for the country by showing marked increases in visitor arrival numbers, but it is also now receiving … March 13, 2011
The Seychelles wasted no time after the close of their successful 2011 carnival to meet with foreign carnival experts who participated in the Seychelles carnival to plan the island´s 2012 edition of their "Carnival des Carnivals."
At a working lunch … March 9, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board, together with a broad range of industry players, are moving in earnest in India this year in order to introduce Seychelles as a new holiday option for Indian travelers.
Seychelles’ penetration in that new market comes … February 18, 2011
Important changes happened effective November 1, 2010 at the newly-rebranded Allamanda Beach Resort & Spa (formerly TClub Allamanda Resort).
The new Allamanda Beach Resort & Spa is Seychelles' newest Boutique Hotel offering guests attentive service … February 11, 2011
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
The Hilton Hotels has expanded with a second brand property in the Seychelles - Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort and Spa. This follows the signing of a management agreement with Silhouette Island Resort Limited to introduce the new 111-villa resort to … February 10, 2011
The Seychelles relies heavily on its tourism offices overseas to promote and increase awareness of the destination, and so it is seen as important for them to touch base with the Tourism Board's head office.
This ensures that key issues are addressed, … February 1, 2011
A new record has been set by the number of tourists visiting Seychelles during 2010, with the number finally climbing to 174,529, some 17,000 above the number recorded in 2009, or some 13,000 more than the previous record of 161,273 visitors set in 2007. … January 24, 2011
With the launch of the "Connecting the World to the Seychelles" campaign, Emirates is stepping up its efforts to boost travel to the archipelago. In this context, three additional flights will be introduced on the Dubai-Seychelles route beginning March … January 19, 2011
MADRID, Spain - Emirates announced a frequencies increase in its daily flights between Dubai and Seychelles up to 10 weekly flights from March 28, 2011 on. This means that on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, the airline will operate with a double frequency.
Along … January 18, 2011
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 is among the first in providing a new mobile phone technology service after the "Leisure and Business" guide promoters officially launched a new mobile application as a platform of information for local businesses.
This launching ceremony … December 16, 2010
The main Italian tour operators and press rallied at the end of last week at the Four Seasons Hotel in Via Gesu 9 in Milan for a Seychelles Evening organized to close the year 2010. The Italian tour operators had traveled to Milan from as far as Rome, … December 12, 2010
Seychelles has increased visibility in France this month coutesy of "Univers des Voyages" magazine. This French magazine, dedicated to high-end tourism, is a publication especially used by the professionals in the industry and has dedicated 22 pages to … December 12, 2010
From the UK to Russia, from Tanzania to Mexico, to Hawaii, members of the international press are being accredited one by one to the exclusive Friends of Seychelles-Press club. This small group is being called the unique group of press personalities who … December 12, 2010
The 161,273 tourist arrivals record set in 2007 was broken yesterday when a French man became the 161,274th visitor to disembark in Seychelles this year.
This brought the Seychelles Tourism Board’s (STB) target of over 170,000 for 2010 well within … December 7, 2010
The Seychelles Tourism Board in the UK has been on the ball promoting the destination through workshops in the cities of Britain, with the most recent promotion having taken place in Portsmouth, Bournemouth, and Exeter.
Representing Seychelles at … 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
The Taxiadvertising.com campaign has put Seychelles in the news as the London Cabs highlighted the two Seychelles campaigns in their publicity campaign. The Article promoting advertising possibilities on London cabs states: Escape to the Seychelles for … December 2, 2010
The children of the President’s Village welcomed Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal Princess Anne with smiles, songs, and flowers at their home at Port Glaud yesterday.
The Princess Royal visited the President’s Village as the guest of the … December 2, 2010
Optimism is high that Seychelles has made a clear penetration in Reunion as arrival numbers from this market currently stands at 40% on the figure of last year, thus indicating a record by end of December 2010.
A Seychelles delegation who was participating … December 2, 2010
Jolly Press of Italy has brought out the 2011 edition of its glossy magazine, Elite. Lucia Ciunfrini, the Director of the company, and her photographer husband, Ricardo Roccardi, have published an amazing collection of pictures in their 64-page magazine. … December 2, 2010
The Seychelles Tourism Board today issued its first newsletter dedicated to all those members of the press falling into the grouping of the "Friends of Seychelles–Press."The Seychelles prides itself in launching another grouping of friends for their … December 1, 2010
The Seychelles innovative press program called "Friends of Seychelles - Press" continues to grow. This week Mr. Mikhail Gusman, the Deputy Director-General of the Russian News Agency, ITAR-TASS, was presented his membership certificate at a small ceremony … November 22, 2010
A group of nine Seychellois artists rallied to support the Seychelles Tourism Board's drive to launch in earnest what their Tourism Board had been calling "Cultural Tourism." In the presence of Minister Vincent Meriton and Secretary of State Barry Faure, … November 22, 2010
The famous French pianist, Michel Dalberto, will be in Seychelles for a classical musical show that will be held on Tuesday, November 23 at the National Institute of Education (NIE) Auditorium at Mont Fleuri on the island of Mahe.
Considered as one … November 14, 2010
The Constance Hotel Group, with their two successful Seychelles properties (Ephelia Resort of Mahe and the Lemuria Resort of Praslin), joined the Seychelles Tourism Board and specialist UK tour operator, SeyExclusive, to brand thirty London taxis in time … November 14, 2010
When the Creole Islands of the Seychelles were being presented to the American Market at a function jointly organized by Ambassador Ronny Jumeau, the Seychelles permanent representative to the United Nations and ambassador accredited to the USA, and Mr. … November 2, 2010
Seychelles is planning an international carnival scheduled to take place in its capital, Victoria, in March 2011, echoing the time when Seychelles first became a melting pot of different cultures from the four corners of the planet.
From March 4-6, 2011, … November 2, 2010
The CNN Traveller magazine which prides itself as being the magazine for "People Going Places," has come out with its latest issue entitled "Into the Blue," highlighting "Paradise Found in Seychelles" with a picture of the Indian Ocean Creole Islands … November 1, 2010
The Seychelles Islands were recently party to the Indian Ocean Roadshow in Austria, where they traveled across the cities of Linz, Klagenfurt, Graz, and Vienna to promote the destination with its products and services.
Held between October 18-21, … October 31, 2010
Fishing aficionados of Seychelles have recently enjoyed a day of intense fishing action with the "La Digue Offshore Fishing Tournament" that was organized by the Seychelles Sports Fishing Club (SSFC).
Held on Saturday, October 23, 2010, this fishing … October 29, 2010
James Mancham, Seychelles President at the time when the Indian Ocean Creole Islands attained its independence from Great Britain, has come out to support the "2011 Seychelles Carnival International de Victoria" by highlighting the successes of the island's … October 10, 2010
COUNTRY'S TOURISM BOARD CEO WELCOMES THE MOVE
Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board and eTurboNews ambassador, has welcomed the move by Air Seychelles to introduce lie-flat seats in its Pearl Class. Air Seychelles is revolutionizing … October 8, 2010
MESSAGE FROM LOUIS D'OFFAY:
"Another month has passed and Seychelles, it can be said, has moved ahead with the concrete plans to consolidate its tourism industry. A Tourism Master Plan for Seychelles is finally being drawn up. This is indeed a step … October 8, 2010