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Seychelles names new UK and Ireland Manager

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.

Seychelles taps new markets in Africa

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 & th

European countries still main tourism source for Seychelles

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% incr

Seychelles looks forward to welcoming tourists from India

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) has appointed Mumbai-based Blue Square Consultants (BSC) as its official representative in India with immediate effect.

Seychelles tourism maintains its presence in China

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.

CNN’s Inside Africa ventures to Seychelles this week

This week on CNN’s Inside Africa they’re venturing off the coast of Kenya and heading to smallest nation in Africa – the Seychelles.

Seychelles and Mozambique to work together to grab a bigger piece...

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 Afri

Seychelles is attending the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 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.

Turkish Airlines plans to launch operations into the Seychelles in approximately...

The Seychelles Minister responsible for Air Transport has confirmed in an open letter in the Seychelles newspaper, “Today,” that Turkish Airlines plans to launch operations into the Seychelles in

Seychelles Tourism Minister pleased with Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report rankings

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) Competitivenes

Future cultural and tourism exchanges between Seychelles and Italy

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.

VISA International looking to expand in Seychelles tourism establishments

The Seychelles Tourism Board and VISA International held a business meeting last week to discuss the implementation of the swipe card facilities.

Emirates and Seychelles renew Memorandum of Understanding

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 destin

Seychelles carnival launches spectacular event in just 7 days

Seychelles has launched its official program for the third edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria.

Celebrity Cruises considers offering Seychelles focused cruises

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.

Key members of Seychelles tourism deliberate on promotion of destination

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 rep

Seychelles to map out tourism marketing strategy for next year

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.

Another successful Festival of the Sea for Seychelles

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 p

Seychelles re-launches tourism newsletter

After some months since the last issue of Seychelles’ Tourism Industry Speaks Newsletter, the country is happy to say that following the reorganization within the industry’s association, Seychelle

Countdown begins for annual Seychelles Festival Kreol

The countdown has now begun for the annual Seychelles Festival Kreol.

Seychelles celebrates Tourism week with annual fair

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

China Travel names Seychelles top island holiday destination

Seychelles has won the Island Holiday Destination of the Year, awarded by the China Travel & Meetings Industry Awards for Business Travel. Mr.

Creating tourism synergies

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.

Shanghai Daily published big spread on Seychelles

The Shanghai Daily newspaper has released a special edition on Seychelles islands in its June edition.

Seychelles connected as never before

“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.

Seychelles remains focus of nonstop press coverage

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.

Seychelles welcomes 100,000th visitor to the islands this year

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

Sustainable tourism in the islands

Professor Jack Carlsen from Curtin University in Australia was in Seychelles to better appreciate the island’s efforts in the field of sustainable tourism.