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Bird species of the Seychelles celebrated in “Seychelles travel book – A Young Ornithologist’s Travel Journal”

editor editor- February 1, 2019 01:13

Aspiring ornithologist from Acquapendente, Francesco Barberini, aged 11 years old makes the headlines with his third book. The book came out on December 17, 2018 just a few months after ... 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

Seychelles names new UK and Ireland Manager

editor editor- June 26, 2013 04:51

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. Read More

Seychelles taps new markets in Africa

editor editor- June 25, 2013 02:35

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 ... Read More

European countries still main tourism source for Seychelles

editor editor- June 22, 2013 01:19

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 ... Read More

Seychelles looks forward to welcoming tourists from India

editor editor- June 21, 2013 01:01

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

Seychelles tourism maintains its presence in China

editor editor- June 17, 2013 13:45

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 ... Read More

CNN’s Inside Africa ventures to Seychelles this week

editor editor- May 20, 2013 00:55

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

Seychelles and Mozambique to work together to grab a bigger piece of world tourism market

editor editor- May 16, 2013 00:23

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 ... Read More

Seychelles is attending the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2013)

editor editor- May 6, 2013 19:53

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. Read More

Turkish Airlines plans to launch operations into the Seychelles in approximately two years

editor editor- April 22, 2013 23:57

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 Read More

Seychelles Tourism Minister pleased with Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report rankings

editor editor- March 18, 2013 01:25

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 Read More

Future cultural and tourism exchanges between Seychelles and Italy

editor editor- March 13, 2013 00:21

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. Read More

VISA International looking to expand in Seychelles tourism establishments

editor editor- February 25, 2013 23:45

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

Emirates and Seychelles renew Memorandum of Understanding

editor editor- February 16, 2013 00:21

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 Read More

Seychelles carnival launches spectacular event in just 7 days

editor editor- February 2, 2013 01:54

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

Celebrity Cruises considers offering Seychelles focused cruises

editor editor- January 18, 2013 01:37

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. Read More

Key members of Seychelles tourism deliberate on promotion of destination

editor editor- December 14, 2012 02:13

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 ... Read More

Seychelles to map out tourism marketing strategy for next year

editor editor- December 12, 2012 02:28

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. Read More

Another successful Festival of the Sea for Seychelles

editor editor- December 3, 2012 03:08

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 ... Read More

Seychelles re-launches tourism newsletter

editor editor- November 20, 2012 08:06

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 Read More

Countdown begins for annual Seychelles Festival Kreol

editor editor- October 10, 2012 00:56

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

Seychelles celebrates Tourism week with annual fair

editor editor- October 9, 2012 00:00

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 ... Read More

China Travel names Seychelles top island holiday destination

editor editor- September 18, 2012 01:33

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

Creating tourism synergies

editor editor- August 16, 2012 00:47

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. Read More

Shanghai Daily published big spread on Seychelles

editor editor- August 7, 2012 01:37

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

Seychelles connected as never before

editor editor- August 6, 2012 05:17

“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. Read More

Seychelles remains focus of nonstop press coverage

editor editor- July 31, 2012 02:49

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. Read More

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

editor editor- July 7, 2012 01:58

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 ... Read More

Sustainable tourism in the islands

editor editor- July 3, 2012 03:22

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

Seychelles reinforces islands’ reputation as safe destination

editor editor- June 26, 2012 06:15

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, has announced that Seychelles will continue to guarantee and to ensure that Seychelles remains the safe destination it is. Read More

Minister of Tourism for Seychelles calls on business community

editor editor- June 11, 2012 04:04

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, has called on the island’s business community to work together and to understand the tourism industry if they are to continue ... Read More

Ethiopian begins flights from Addis Ababa to Seychelles

editor editor- April 4, 2012 01:55

Ethiopian Airlines has started its new weekly flight bound to the Seychelles islands from the Ethiopian capital main hub, Addis Ababa. Read More