Tag: La Digue

Seychelles trade partners up-to-date with new European regulations

editor editor- June 11, 2019 22:50

Mr. Julian Grupp, CEO of Seyvillas, facilitated the workshop, which aim at keeping the tourism professional abreast of the new practices on the European markets and was held on Tuesday ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019 02:42

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and proactive measures to protect its exclusive economic zone. As the ... Read More

Seychelles Domestic terminal opens newly-completed drop-off

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 15, 2019 21:51

After a virtually totally-rebuilt Domestic Terminal at Seychelles International Airport, the facility has removed the work barricades and the new terminal is now open and ready to be used. The ... Read More

Expression of interests launched for new carrying-capacity studies for La Digue, Mahe and Praslin

editor editor- April 24, 2019 20:04

The Seychelles Ministry for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine have recently launched 2 expression of interests for carrying capacity studies to be undertaken on La Digue as well as ... Read More

Beach and Sea Safety guide now available for Seychelles visitors

editor editor- April 17, 2019 01:24

The Tourism Department proudly released the second edition of its Beach and Sea Safety guide during a Launch ceremony Officiated by Minister Didier Dogley, Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports ... Read More

Tourism Clubs launched for primary and secondary students 

editor editor- March 29, 2019 22:09

Students of primary and secondary schools around Mahé, Praslin and La Digue can now be part and parcel of the booming tourism industry as the Ministry for Tourism and its ... Read More

New head at JFA Group of Companies – Hotels Division in Seychelles

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 19, 2019 01:48

Philippe Cornaille has been appointed head at JFA Group of Companies – Hotels Division in Seychelles. When asked to give some background on himself, Philippe Cornaille starts by saying he ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board at Mahana Tourism Fair in France third-largest city

editor editor- March 14, 2019 20:14

The destination through its marketing body, Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), featured at the Mahana Tourism Fair in Lyon from March 8, 2019 to March 10, 2019, an opportunity for many ... Read More

ICTP meets on the sidelines of ITB in Berlin

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 12, 2019 01:37

Three of the four founding members of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) - Juergen Steinmetz, Alain St.Ange, and Geoffey Lipman - met as they were together at ITB ... Read More

Mission to develop Tourism Satellite Account kick starts in Seychelles

editor editor- February 4, 2019 21:17

Following an assessment of the national tourism statistical system of the Seychelles conducted in 2017 by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) where a number of gaps were identified, ... Read More

Training for small tourism establishment owners and managers on La Digue

editor editor- January 29, 2019 21:27

The Department of Tourism in collaboration with the Seychelles Hospitality and Tourism Association (SHTA) has organised a third training for Small Tourism Establishment Owners and Managers on La Digue following ... Read More

Delegation visits to strengthen Indonesia – Seychelles cooperation

editor editor- January 29, 2019 02:18

Aditya Dwi Saoutro from Indonesia accompanied by Rizqy Rima and Kiki Rizqy were in Seychelles to continue to develop the working cooperation that now exists between Indonesia and the Seychelles. ... Read More

Why Seychelles should be on everyone’s 2019 travel list

editor editor- January 7, 2019 22:45

Alain St.Ange shared his thoughts and expertise on why he believes Seychelles should be on everyone’s travel list for 2019. Read More

Interview with a Seychelles Travel Pro: Mr Alan Mason

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- December 31, 2018 05:03

As a paradise in the Indian Ocean, Seychelles competes with many other island nations across the globe, from South East Asia to the Caribbean, as well as with nearby countries. ... Read More

Grande Anse on La Digue rated world’s best beach

editor editor- June 10, 2013 00:57

(eTN) - The Seychelles beaches have in past years and, in fact decades, regularly been making it into the top league of the world’s most highly-ranged beaches, in the league ... Read More

Seychelles’ unsung heroes

editor editor- May 8, 2013 02:42

Few people have the chance to shape an island and a nation in more ways than one. Read More

Seychelles tourism industry from Praslin and La Digue islands meet SHTA

editor editor- January 29, 2013 06:20

Members of the SHTA, the Seychelles Hospitality & Tourism Association, from Praslin and La Digue islands met at a General Meeting at La Reserve Hotel on Praslin last Saturday. Read More

Seychelles promotes eco-island tourism

editor editor- August 27, 2012 03:13

Eco is the buzz word in world tourism travels, and expectations are intensifying on destinations expected to be considered serious in that area. Read More

Feast of Assumption on La Digue packed with six days of activities

editor editor- August 17, 2012 23:49

The August 15 Feast of Assumption, celebrated every year in Seychelles, as long as time can tell, on La Digue Island, has successfully come and gone after six days packed ... Read More

Mauritius and Seychelles build on cultural exchanges

editor editor- August 17, 2012 07:33

The Mauritian Minister for Arts and Culture, Mookhesswur Choonee, has been charmed by the idyllic beauty of La Digue, the third largest island of the Seychelles. Read More

Praslin and La Digue tourism members meet with Seychelles Ministers

editor editor- April 10, 2012 09:31

Members of the SHTA (Seychelles Hospitality & Tourism Association) from Praslin and La Digue rallied at Tante Mimi Restaurant & Casino at Cote D’Or, Praslin for a follow-up dialogue meeting ... Read More

La Digue island to phase in clean energy vehicles

editor editor- November 29, 2011 05:43

The Seychelles Cabinet of Ministers has adopted a policy for the introduction of clean energy vehicles on the island of La Digue, with the long-term plan of phasing out all ... Read More

New funding body for La Digue to develop island

editor editor- November 16, 2011 05:54

The Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel, has created a new funding body for La Digue island, aimed at raising funds and approving fund allocation for projects to develop the island. Read More

Seychelles President dedicated to development of La Digue island

editor editor- November 14, 2011 07:15

During a visit to La Digue yesterday, the Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel, visited several families and community projects, as part of his efforts to remain connected with the people. Read More

Follow-up tourism meeting held on La Digue in Seychelles

editor editor- September 1, 2011 02:44

Minister Joel Morgan, the Seychelles Minister for Internal Affairs, accompanied by Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, joined Louis D'Offay, the Chairman of the Seychelles Hospital Read More

Excitement reaching a fever pitch on La Digue island

editor editor- August 11, 2011 02:26

Excitement is reaching a fever pitch on the island of La Digue in the Seychelles archipelago as the religious celebration of the Feast of the Assumption, which is celebrated every ... Read More

Seychelles to celebrate Feast of the Assumption

editor editor- July 29, 2011 06:01

The Seychelles Tourism Board has launched its promotional flyer for the religious holiday of the "Feast of the Assumption," celebrated each year on La Digue island on August 15. Read More

Seychelles officials meet with La Digue hoteliers

editor editor- July 28, 2011 07:17

The La Digue island hoteliers met with officials of the Seychelles government following a call they had made to the Seychelles Tourism Board to seek an urgent meeting to look ... Read More

Seychelles La Digue island mobilizes for practice run of carnival float

editor editor- February 23, 2011 04:25

The island of La Digue, often regarded as the tourist Mecca of the Seychelles, is mobilizing itself for a practice run of its carnival float procession this coming weekend. Read More

Picturesque island of La Digue to make strong entrance at 2011 Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria

editor editor- February 12, 2011 02:35

La Digue Island is gearing up to make a strong representation at the forthcoming 2011 Seychelles "Carnaval International de Victoria," due to be held between March 4-6, 2011. Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board concludes Master Plan meetings with tourism partners on Praslin and La Digue

editor editor- December 8, 2010 04:17

The Seychelles Tourism Board last Friday met with members of the tourism trade on Praslin and La Digue as part of consultations for the new Tourism Master Plan. Read More

La Digue fast developing with small business entrepreneurs taking lead

editor editor- October 18, 2010 08:58

Seychelles President James Michel visited the community of La Digue on Saturday, October 16, as part of his ongoing program of district visits. Read More

Seychelles beaches again voted the best in the world

editor editor- April 28, 2010 06:26

Seychelles has again appeared top of the list of the world’s beaches, with the famous La Digue beach being voted top by www.strandbewertung.de from Germany. Read More