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5 fascinating facts about Aldabra, a remote Seychellois atoll

Fascinated by the idea of one of the world’s most wild and remote regions? Huge tortoises? Black-tipped sharks? Aldabra is for you. Far away from the Seychelles’ archipelago’s granitic inner islands, the atoll of Aldabra remains a mystery and a dream to many residents. This inhospitable place is protected under Seychelles law and recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. ...

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Two important MOUs between Seychelles and Reunion following working visit by Minister St.Ange of the Seychelles in Reunion

Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture was in Reunion Island this week on a working visit with Ministers from the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Group. During his short stay in Reunion Minister St.Ange used the opportunity to work on developing cultural and tourism exchanges with Reunion. Minister Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles held separate meetings with ...

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Chinese grant to help Seychelles Broadcasting Corp build new premises, purchase equipment

Seychelles will benefit from a grant from the Chinese government for infrastructure development projects, the island nation’s authorities have said. The Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation (SBC) — one of the main beneficiaries — is getting financial assistance to build a new broadcast house and purchase new equipment under the new economic and technical cooperation agreement the country has signed with China. ...

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Tourism Promotional Authorities of the islands of Reunion and Seychelles move to work even closer together

Willy Etheve, the new CEO of IRT (Ile Reunion Tourisme) this week met with Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture in the presence of Bernadette Honore, the representative of the Seychelles Tourism Board Office in Reunion and Pascal Viroleau, the CEO of the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands. Reunion Islands is known for its spectacular mountains ...

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‘Back on his feet again’ concert

‘An entertaining and emotional evening’ Last weekend’s fund-raising musical show in aid of wheelchair-bound patient Vincent Isaac has been described as “very entertaining and emotional”. One of the hardest aspects of a life-altering event is learning to adjust and developing the means to adjust. That’s the case for Vincent who is suffering from Arnold-Chiari malformation (CMs) type one. The concert ...

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Le Constance Hospitality Training Centre forme des étudiants seychellois

Mettre son expertise dans le domaine de la formation hôtelière au service des étudiants seychellois. C’est l’initiative du Constance Hospitality Training Centre qui accueille depuis le 29 juillet 15 étudiants de la Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA). Ces étudiants de deuxième année du Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management seront à Maurice pour une durée de trois mois. Ainsi, à partir du ...

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Air Seychelles and Air Madagascar boost partnership through expanded codeshare agreement

Air Seychelles and Air Madagascar have strengthened their codeshare cooperation with the aim of bringing more travellers to both Seychelles and Madagascar, while increasing travel choice in the Indian Ocean. As part of the deal, Air Madagascar will expand its current codeshare agreement with Air Seychelles by placing its ‘MD’ flight code on four weekly Air Seychelles flights between the ...

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Seychelles Minister St.Ange on Reunion Island main news channel with journalist Laura Chateau

Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture was yesterday live on Antenne Reunion TV on their main 12h30 News program. The Seychelles Minister who was in Reunion Island for the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Ministerial Meeting was being interviewed on the main Reunion Island News by popular journalist Laura Chateau. The interviewed concentrated on the progression ...

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Hot off the press in London, the Kreol Magazine reviews the 2016 edition of the Carnaval in Seychelles

Every year, countries from across the world come to the Seychelles islands to experience the colour, atmosphere and excitement of its international carnival festival. With cultures and nations of all kinds represented, it is a melting pot like no other. With tropical waters and idyllic beaches, the 115 islands of the Seychellesare best known for being the ultimate paradise location. ...

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Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands – working to consolidate the region’s tourism industry

Didier Robert, the Regional President and Senator of Reunion yesterday welcomed Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture and Pascal Viroleau, the CEO of the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands to his St. Denis Offices at the Regional Council to discuss the regional organisation following the Ministerial Meeting that brought together representatives of all the six islands ...

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