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Air Seychelles goes tit for tat with Air Mauritius

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- June 12, 2019 01:20

As soon as Air Mauritius confirmed it would begin flights between the Mauritius capital of Port Louis and Mahe in Seychelles, Air Seychelles responded with its own enticement. Beginning July ... Read More

Which island nation consumes the most champagne in Africa?

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 15, 2019 22:15

Drinking champagne is a must in several events organised by tourism establishments in Seychelles. The festive mood that the sea and sand brings also makes people in Seychelles - mostly ... 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

Air Mauritius confirms it will resume flights to Seychelles after 15 years

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 17, 2019 01:04

The Mauritian press has confirmed that Air Mauritius will return to Mahé the main island of Seychelles. It was several weeks since the rumor has been circulating, and finally the ... Read More

The Luxury Collection announces first hotel in Seychelles

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 16:10

The Luxury Collection, part of Marriott International, Inc., today announced its planned debut in the Seychelles with the signing of North Island - one of the world’s most luxurious private ... Read More

Tourism Board: Seychelles created with sailors in mind

editor editor- February 27, 2019 23:04

"Seychelles was created with sailors in mind," says the Tourism Board's Copy Writer Glynn Burridge. Harold Stravens a Seychellois Islander is one who understood that it was important for Seychelles ... Read More

Political icon of Seychelles Rifned Jumeau is no more

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 15, 2019 21:04

Seychelles lost this week a veteran politician who will be missed. Rifned Jumeau, the founder of the first political party in Seychelles died on February 7 and was buried this ... 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

Beau Vallon’s Golden Mile takes further shape

editor editor- June 15, 2013 01:47

(eTN) - Plans to transform a key seafront section of Beau Vallon Bay, one of Mahe’s prized beach resort areas, into what has initially been called “The Golden Mile,” have ... Read More

More codeshare deals by Air Seychelles open up Eastern Europe

editor editor- June 5, 2013 02:53

(eTN) - Only days after formally signing a deal with partner airline Etihad to open the Australian market through codeshared flights to Melbourne and Sydney, Air Seychelles has now inked ... Read More

Strong bookings prompts flight increases by Air Seychelles

editor editor- July 7, 2012 01:16

Air Seychelles has announced that it would double its Johannesburg services to 4 return flights a week from December 1. Read More

Seychelles works to improve its tourism industry on Mahe

editor editor- May 1, 2012 06:55

The Seychelles Minister responsible for Home Affairs & Transport, Joel Morgan, and Alain St.Ange, the Minister responsible for Tourism & Culture, met with the actors of the North Mahe tourism ... Read More

Seychelles tourism officials meet in lagoon

editor editor- January 17, 2012 08:09

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 ... Read More

Seychelles already reached last year’s arrival record

editor editor- November 28, 2011 08:21

Seychelles, the mid-ocean tropical tourist paradise, has reached its 2010 record in visitor arrival numbers with nearly six weeks to go to the end of the year. Read More

Seychelles International Airport welcomes Etihad Airways

editor editor- November 4, 2011 05:55

Etihad Airways’ inaugural flight to the Republic of the Seychelles has touched down at the Seychelles International Airport on Mahé this week. Read More

Paradise regained for Helicopter Seychelles flagship

editor editor- July 27, 2011 05:04

The flagship of Helicopter Seychelles’ fleet has returned to Mahé to a jubilant staff welcome ahead of the company’s planned re-launch next month. Read More

Seychelles featured in travel magazine

editor editor- July 2, 2011 03:05

Katerina and Eric Roberts' two-page feature from Mauritius was just published in Destination Magazine, which is issued from its base in Jakarta. Read More

All ladies crew flight enroute from Paris to Mahe

editor editor- March 9, 2011 05:32

(eTN) - Air Seychelles is once again highlighting their equal opportunities commitments today when an all ladies crew is flying the airline’s B767-300 from Paris to Mahe, due to arrive ... Read More

Villa de Cerf on Seychelles open again

editor editor- February 8, 2010 02:30

An excursion to Cerf Island is more attractive again for visitors to Mahe since Villa de Cerf is now reportedly open again on a daily basis, offering what they claim ... Read More

Somali pirates hijack Spanish purse seiner

editor editor- October 4, 2009 06:50

The Marine Rescue and Coordination Centre (MRCC) in the Seychelles Coast Guard (SCG) has announced that a Spanish purse seiner, the Alakrana, has been hijacked by pirates 400 nautical miles ... Read More

Kenya and Seychelles ink partnership deal

editor editor- September 14, 2009 05:03

As reported several weeks ago about the planned cooperation between Seychelles and Kenya, when the two countries entered into a principal agreement to promote “twin center holidays.” Read More

Seychelles tourism safe despite pirate activity

editor editor- April 6, 2009 08:01

Over recent weeks, there have been isolated incidents of pirate activity around certain of the remote southern islands of the Seychelles archipelago which lie close to the East African coast ... Read More