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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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More flights between-Mahé and Praslin

Air Seychelles has announced that it will increase its domestic services between Mahé and Praslin to meet strong travel demand over the coming summer peak season months. In addition to its regular services, the airline will offer 84 extra flights per week between the two islands in July and August, representing a capacity increase of 27 per cent. This will ...

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ISPC hands over culinary contest proceeds to STA

ISPC Seychelles yesterday handed over a cheque for R132,000 to the Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA). This is money raised during the 2015 Seychelles National Culinary Contest and the subsequent annual gala dinner. ISPC was the main sponsor of the event. It was the principal of the academy Flavien Joubert who accepted the cheque from the company’s chief executive Alfred Fourcroy ...

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Seychelles Heritage Foundation : Club du patrimoine dans les écoles

Formation de coordonnateurs  Afin de promouvoir le patrimoine culturel auprès des jeunes, Seychelles Heritage Foundation (SHF) a organisé une session le 24 juin 2016, au centre culturel national de Victoria, afin de former des coordonateurs de clubs du patrimoine. Ils sont dans les écoles primaires et secondaires d’Anse Boileau, de Bel Eau, de Grand Anse Praslin, de la Retraite, de ...

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Tourism Minister calls on hotels on Praslin unannounced

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture was on Praslin Island last week calling on hotels, large and small, unannounced. The Minister who promotes the concept of ‘staying connected’ with the trade said after this Praslin visit that it was also important to see tourism establishments during their day-to-day operation mode. “This is what our visitors see and this is what ...

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Korean Air V.P. holds talks with Seychelles Minister of Tourism and Culture

Mr Yo-han Park, the Managing Vice President of Korean Air this afternoon received Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture at the Korean Air Headquarters at Seosomun-ro in Jung-gu Seoul for tourism discussions. This meeting follows a series of press meetings held by Minister St.Ange in Seoul and a press conference referred to as a ‘full house’ yesterday ...

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Seychelles Workshop and Press Conference in South Korea hosted with success

Seychelles Tourism Board hosted its first Seychelles Workshop in Seoul, South Korea yesterday, the 5th July as a commitment of the Seychelles to work closer with their partners in the South Korean tourism trade. This workshop in Seoul has been designed to provide a platform for the travel agents and press to meet with the trade partners from the Seychelles ...

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