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Seychelles Banyan Tree Resort and Spa believes in drive to see more Seychellois move to higher position

Seychelles Banyan Tree Resort and Spa believes in drive to see more Seychellois move to higher position

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture has started a series of hotel visits and meetings with general managers and hotel staff in general to take stock of the properties’ working environment and for him to remain connected with … May 2, 2013
Seychelles La Reserve Hotel of Praslin changes hands but remains Seychellois

Seychelles La Reserve Hotel of Praslin changes hands but remains Seychellois

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
Seychelles asks for reconsideration following sentencing of 3 Seychellois nationals to death for drug trafficking

Seychelles asks for reconsideration following sentencing of 3 Seychellois nationals to death for drug trafficking

Following information that three Seychellois nationals convicted on charges of drug trafficking in Egypt yesterday have been sentenced to death by execution, the government of Seychelles has appealed to the government of Egypt to commute their sentences … April 8, 2013
Seychelles first Musicians’ Walk of Fame in the making

Seychelles first Musicians’ Walk of Fame in the making

Seychelles is to get its own Musicians’ Walk of Fame said Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, as he accepted pictures from artists on Friday, March 15, 2013, in his offices at the National Cultural Center … March 15, 2013
Tourism meeting in Seychelles to discuss localization plan for Seychellois returning hospitality management graduates

Tourism meeting in Seychelles to discuss localization plan for Seychellois returning hospitality management graduates

The Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, will be meeting with general managers of hotels and their human resource representatives to discuss a localization program for returning hospitality management graduates and the scheme of service … March 14, 2013
Seychelles President’s message for Women's Day

Seychelles President’s message for Women's Day

The Seychellois nation is proud to join the rest of the world to commemorate International Women's Day. It is a time to recognize the contribution of our courageous women in the building of our modern and progressive society in which no one feels at … March 8, 2013
First Seychellois female judge of the Supreme Court

First Seychellois female judge of the Supreme Court

Seychelles President James Michel has appointed Mrs. Fiona Robinson (nee Laporte) as a Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court on the recommendation of the Constitutional Appointments Authority, with effect from January 11, 2013. Mrs. Robinson was sworn … January 11, 2013
Seychellois popular musician and artist Mercenary performs in Rodrigues and Mauritius

Seychellois popular musician and artist Mercenary performs in Rodrigues and Mauritius

Seychellois musician and artist “Mercenary” participated alongside local, regional, and international artists during the 2012 edition of the Mauritius Kreol Festivals of Rodrigues and Mauritius. After the initial invitation from Rodgrigues, through … December 20, 2012
Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture conscious of the need for healthy staff

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture conscious of the need for healthy staff

Staff from the Department of Culture from the Ministry of Tourism & Culture benefitted from a free talk on nutrition facilitated by the Ministry of Health’s Senior Nutritionist Vereine Louis-Marie. The talk centered on the dos and don’ts of nutrition … December 15, 2012
Seychellois Artist Joe Sammy launches new CD album in Hong Kong

Seychellois Artist Joe Sammy launches new CD album in Hong Kong

Veteran, well-known Seychellois artist, Joe Sammy, famously known for his collection of patriotic songs about his native islands Seychelles, used the platform of the Air Seychelles launch flight workshop to mark his comeback to the music scene. The … November 22, 2012
Seychellois hospitality and tourism students in La Reunion meet with Ministers Adam and St.Ange

Seychellois hospitality and tourism students in La Reunion meet with Ministers Adam and St.Ange

Five young Seychellois students following hospitality and tourism studies on the island of La Reunion, this week met with Ministers Jean-Paul Adam and Alain St.Ange who were on an official working visit to La Reunion. Shabellah Bristol, Vanessa Savy, … November 14, 2012
Office of the Seychelles President confirms that Seychellois hostages held in Somalia have been freed

Office of the Seychelles President confirms that Seychellois hostages held in Somalia have been freed

The Office of the President of the Seychelles has confirmed that, following extensive efforts by Seychelles President James Michel, the two Seychellois hostage,s Mr. Rolly Tambara and Mr. Marc Songoire, have been freed in Somalia, where they had been … November 4, 2012
Seychelles UNGA delegation advancing opportunities for Seychellois with new agreements

Seychelles UNGA delegation advancing opportunities for Seychellois with new agreements

The Seychelles government has signed two new visa exemption agreements with both the Sri Lankan government and that of Mozambique during ceremonies held in the margins of the United Nations General Assembly in New York last week. The agreements were … October 3, 2012
Sandra Esparon is a young Seychelles talent working on the visibility of Seychelles in the world

Sandra Esparon is a young Seychelles talent working on the visibility of Seychelles in the world

Seychelles artist, Sandra Esparon, is making headlines because of her exceptional talent as a singer. This young beautiful singer is becoming the latest discovery by the press fraternity. Week after week, she is in different publications, not in Seychelles, … September 2, 2012
Circle of friends of the Indian Ocean expands for Seychelles

Circle of friends of the Indian Ocean expands for Seychelles

Seychelles President James Michel has arrived in Colombo in the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to undertake a state visit. This is the first state visit of a Seychellois head of state to Sri Lanka. The President is accompanied by the Minister … August 22, 2012
Seychelles President issues message on International Youth Day – August 12

Seychelles President issues message on International Youth Day – August 12

“On the occasion of International Youth Day, August 12, I wish to salute our young men and women for their love for our Seychelles and for building on the successes of our country. More than half of our population is aged 15 – 30 years old. You are … August 13, 2012
Ameer Ebrahim – a young Seychellois student who makes his mark in Australia

Ameer Ebrahim – a young Seychellois student who makes his mark in Australia

Ameer Ebrahim of Mahe in the Seychelles is a new graduate in Bachelor of Marine Science from Griffith University in Queensland, Australia, with a specialization in Marine Ecology. Ameer said that he realized the importance of the rich marine life … August 8, 2012
Seychelles President issues message on the occasion of the islands’ 36th Independence Day – June 29, 2012

Seychelles President issues message on the occasion of the islands’ 36th Independence Day – June 29, 2012

Seychelles President James Michel sent a message to celebrate the occasion of the islands’ 36th anniversary of its Independence. Here, his remarks are shared:“Seychellois in every district in our country, on all islands and everywhere in the world, … July 1, 2012
Seychelles Minister responsible for Culture calls for Seychelles to renew its ties with Africa

Seychelles Minister responsible for Culture calls for Seychelles to renew its ties with Africa

Seychelles has proudly expressed its African origins through its annual “FetAfrik” a multi-artistic cultural manifestation depicting its African ties with the African mainland. The Seychellois nation, the melting pot of cultures with rainbow colors, … May 27, 2012
Seychelles and La Reunion join forces at ATM, the Arabian Travel Market in Dubai

Seychelles and La Reunion join forces at ATM, the Arabian Travel Market in Dubai

The Chief Executive of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Elsia Grandcourt, is heading a Seychellois delegation of destination management companies – DMCs - and resorts serious about the Middle East market, to ATM, the Arabian Travel Market, which is one … April 29, 2012
The future of Seychelles and its people depends on the youth

The future of Seychelles and its people depends on the youth

The Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel, visited the Seychelles National Youth Council headquarters and the SNYC Youth Centre this morning. The President was accompanied by Vice President Danny Faure; the Minister of Social Affairs, Community Development … March 26, 2012
Cultural cooperation between Sweden and Seychelles brings training possibilities for young Seychellois

Cultural cooperation between Sweden and Seychelles brings training possibilities for young Seychellois

The consolidating of the existing cultural cooperation between Umeå in Sweden and the Seychelles Ministry of Tourism & Culture remains a priority for Alain St.Ange, the new Minister for Tourism and Culture, and for Ms. Benjamine Rose, his Principle Secretary. This … March 18, 2012
Seychelles President congratulates Seychellois Director to IFAD appointment

Seychelles President congratulates Seychellois Director to IFAD appointment

The Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel, has sent a letter of congratulations to Périn St.Ange upon his appointment as the Director of the Division for East and Southern Africa of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). “The … March 2, 2012
Seychellois are working hand in hand with the island’s authorities to claim back their tourism industry

Seychellois are working hand in hand with the island’s authorities to claim back their tourism industry

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 New Year sees Seychelles tourism get their Ambassadors up to date with news about Seychelles

The New Year sees Seychelles tourism get their Ambassadors up to date with news about Seychelles

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
2012 Seychelles Eco-Friendly Marathon

2012 Seychelles Eco-Friendly Marathon

The Seychelles islands are set to host its annual Seychelles Eco-Friendly Marathon for the year 2012, which will take place on February 26. The Seychelles Eco-Friendly Marathon has been taking place in Seychelles since 2008. It was initiated by Mr. … January 3, 2012
A real Seychellois doll this Christmas

A real Seychellois doll this Christmas

Christmas time brings new items on the market, and from the paradise islands of the Seychelles comes their own new creation. Vannah is a seven-year-old girl full of love. She lives on the exotic islands of Seychelles with her family. These are some … December 14, 2011
UN Human Development Report: a better future for Seychelles

UN Human Development Report: a better future for Seychelles

Seychelles has moved up 5 rankings to place at number 52 in the United Nations Human Development Report (HDR) 2011 which was published on November 2 last week. The report, which this year is focused on the challenges of sustainable and equitable progress … November 11, 2011
Seychellois artist participates in Africa-China art exhibition

Seychellois artist participates in Africa-China art exhibition

In his capacity as Seychelles' Resident Ambassador to China and on behalf of the Ambassadors of Botswana, Rwanda, Ghana, and Congo, Mr. Philippe Le Gall was invited to attend and launch an art exhibition by five African and Indian Ocean artists, including … November 4, 2011
Seychelles Tourism Board hosts press delegates of SABA to authentic Seychellois Creole evening

Seychelles Tourism Board hosts press delegates of SABA to authentic Seychellois Creole evening

The Seychelles Tourism Board has hosted some fifty top press delegates who are in Seychelles attending the 19th annual general meeting of the Southern African Broadcasting Association (SABA) to a fabulous Creole soirée. The 19th annual general meeting … October 6, 2011
Seychelles Tourism Master Plan Green Paper introduced to Seychellois industry stakeholders and general public

Seychelles Tourism Master Plan Green Paper introduced to Seychellois industry stakeholders and general public

On Friday, July 15, the first draft of the Seychelles Tourism Master Plan was submitted for perusal by the Seychellois public from the Seychelles Tourism Board at the International Conference Centre in Victoria. After opening remarks by Mr. Louis … July 20, 2011
Air Seychelles appoints Seychellois departmental deputy directors

Air Seychelles appoints Seychellois departmental deputy directors

Air Seychelles has appointed eight Seychellois departmental deputy directors as part of its succession planning scheme and development process so as to ensure a more efficient management performance throughout all departments of the national airline. The … July 12, 2011
Emirates offers more opportunities to Seychellois talents

Emirates offers more opportunities to Seychellois talents

Emirates is offering more and more opportunities to local Seychelles talents. New appointments at the Seychelles office and a forthcoming campaign aiming at recruiting more Seychellois for its award-wining cabin crew team demonstrate the Dubai-based airline’s … May 27, 2011
Seychelles is proud of newly-appointed Seychellois Director in the United Nations

Seychelles is proud of newly-appointed Seychellois Director in the United Nations

The Secretary General of the United Nations earlier this week appointed Seychellois Mr. Jonathan Lucas as Director of the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), in Turin, Italy. Following the appointment, President … May 15, 2011
Seychellois sets up export business in Dubai for Seychelles hospitality industry

Seychellois sets up export business in Dubai for Seychelles hospitality industry

Aliette Esther, a born and bred Seychellois, has been working and living in the UAE for the past 10 years. Over those past years, she has always been in touch with her home country, the Seychelles. In 2010, the Seychelles Tourism Board appointed her as … May 4, 2011
Seychellois touch the future at 2020 EXPO

Seychellois touch the future at 2020 EXPO

Seychelles President James Michel opened the doors of the Seychelles2020 EXPO last night, together with First Lady Natalie Michel and 8-year-old children from schools all around the country, who will be adults in 10 years' time. The launch was attended … March 27, 2011
Seypec, proudly Seychellois

Seypec, proudly Seychellois

Seychelles President James Michel has hailed the success of the Seychelles Petroleum Company SEYPEC as a modern, profit-making and dynamic organization, during the opening ceremony of the new SEYPEC Headquarters 2,500m2 office building at New Port this … March 12, 2011
Women are always winning for Seychelles

Women are always winning for Seychelles

Seychelles President James Michel has called on all Seychellois women to celebrate the 100th International Women's Day with dignity and to work to make it another victory for Seychelles. "When our society gives women the chance to develop and fulfill … March 8, 2011
Seychellois fishermen return home

Seychellois fishermen return home

Seven Seychellois fishermen have returned to Mahé following their rescue by the Seychelles Coast Guard this weekend. Stephen Barbe, Delmart Isnard, Dominic Malvina, Sony Alcindor, Pascal Leonel, Amed Maillet, and Dominic Celestine were met by Seychelles … November 22, 2010
Two Seychellois elected as representatives of Economic, Social and Cultural Council of African Union

Two Seychellois elected as representatives of Economic, Social and Cultural Council of African Union

VICTORIA, Mahé - Two elected Seychellois representatives of the First General Assembly of the Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) of the African Union presented their credentials to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, yesterday, … October 5, 2010
Seychellois students receive Cuban medical scholarships

Seychellois students receive Cuban medical scholarships

VICTORIA, Mahe - The Cuban Resident Ambassador to Seychelles, Mrs. Maria Nogales Jimenez, presented three Seychellois students with medical scholarships in an official handing over ceremony today at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. These scholarships … September 6, 2010
Seychelles Tourism Board congratulates Emirates Airline on recent Seychellois staff promotions

Seychelles Tourism Board congratulates Emirates Airline on recent Seychellois staff promotions

SEYCHELLES - The Seychelles Tourism Board has written to Emirates Airline to congratulate them on the recent promotions given to three of their Seychellois staff managing their Seychelles operations after it had been confirmed that effecting August 1, … August 26, 2010
Seychellois broadcaster wins Southern African Development Community documentary competition

Seychellois broadcaster wins Southern African Development Community documentary competition

VICTORIA, Mahe - Ms. Anna Ah-Wan, a radio broadcaster with the Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation, won first prize in a radio documentary competition at a prize-giving ceremony held at the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit, which concluded … August 25, 2010
Seychelles appoints 35 more tourism ambassadors

Seychelles appoints 35 more tourism ambassadors

A new group of 35 Seychellois has been appointed as tourism ambassadors, bringing the total to 95 members in 30 countries worldwide now representing Seychelles. Seychelles is the first country to have taken the initiative of appointing its citizens … June 16, 2010
STB appoints new tourism ambassadors

STB appoints new tourism ambassadors

It was under the catch phrase "Once a Seychellois, always a Seychellois" that the Seychelles Tourism Board this afternoon at the ITB trade fair in Berlin, Germany, announced a second group of Tourism Ambassadors. This now brings the number of Seychelles … March 12, 2010



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