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STA graduation – Hard work does pay off, best students aver

“The three-year study in Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management was very challenging. But with determination and perseverance I managed to come out successful.” This was how a smiling Karen Cesar described her feeling after clinching the Most Outstanding Performer and President’s Cup in the Advanced Diploma and Hospitality Management course. Karen said she did not have any idea who will ...

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Seychelles Tourism Academy Graduation Ceremony 2016

Two students clinch President’s Cup Two students of the Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA) – Karen Cesar and Alexandra Schnell – came out as outstanding performers and clinched the President’s Cup at this year’s graduation ceremony of the academy. Karen and Alexandra were among the 230 or so who graduated yesterday in the STA’s annual graduation ceremony. Karen won the Most ...

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Seychelles Tourism Board keep its travel agents in Reunion Island abreast of the destination and its products

Seychelles Tourism Board staged a series of training in Reunion Island to update travel agents and tour operators on the destination and its products. The Director of Seychelles Tourism Board for Europe, who is also responsible for the Reunion market, Bernadette Willemin was on the island to carry out a series of training for travel agents from different parts of the ...

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ATOM Travel of Mauritius celebrates its 55 anniversary in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Xavier Luc Duval of Mauritius and Minister Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles

ATOM Travel of Mauritius started in a small garage located on Jummah Mosque Road at Port Louis. Now 55 years later ATOM Travel has grown beyond expectation and finds itself since 2014 listed among the Top 150 of the most profitable enterprises of Mauritius. Last Friday night was dedicated to the 55th Anniversary dinner and celebration where Caroline Chen, the ...

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Tourism in the Vanilla islands discussed by Mauritius and Seychelles with CEO of the Regional Organisation at Port Louis meeting

Xavier Luc Duval, the Deputy Prime Minister of Mauritius and also Tourism Minister  and Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture on Friday afternoon met with Pascal Viroleau, the CEO of the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands to make a bilan of the successes and challenges of the regional organisation at a meeting in Port Louis. Also accompanying the Mauritian ...

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The evolution of music:-How genres rise and fall over time in Seychelles

To understand a culture’s music, we must first understand its history. The music of Seychelles is, and has always been, largely influenced by the instruments and the dance of the people who chose to make their homes here. Our music revolves around a blend of African slave music with the dance styles of the European enslavers freely mixed with pop, ...

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Hilton Seychelles hotels welcome new general managers

The three Hilton hotels in Seychelles have got new general managers. They are Gregory Thierion, who will be heading the Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa and the DoubleTree by Hilton Seychelles Allamanda Resort & Spa, and Andre Borg, the new GM for Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa. A reception was held recently to welcome the two new managers ...

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Senpa steps up sewing courses to meet increasing demand

The Small Enterprise Promotion Agency (Senpa) is as from Monday next week starting a new series of sewing courses to meet the increasing needs for sewing skills and techniques among the population. Speaking to Seychelles NATION yesterday Senpa’s chief executive Penny Belmont said it is through meetings with registered small entrepreneurs and visits in the different communities that the different ...

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Muslims celebrate end of holy month of Ramadan

A large congregation of muslims in Seychelles gathered at the Stad Popiler early yesterday morning for the traditional Eid ul fitr prayers and worship celebrating the end of 30 days of the holy month of Ramadan from the 354-day muslim calendar. Seated on the football field in the glow of the early morning sun, the congregation was led into prayers ...

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