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Air Seychelles supports Mike Ballard Rugby Foundation goodwill missions

Health ministry receives donation of 20 wheelchairs Air Seychelles is supporting the Mike Ballard Rugby Foundation by sponsoring its Conquistadors team air travel and shipment of cargo for a goodwill mission to Seychelles and Madagascar. On its way to Madagascar from Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, Mr Ballard and the Conquistadors rugby team transited through Seychelles during which time he handed ...

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Fireworks and a flyover highlight Seychelles 40th independence celebration

Seychelles celebrated its 40th independence Wednesday in a ceremony highlighted by a fly-over from Air Seychelles — a first for the national airline and a display from Chinese performers. To commemorate the country’s 40 years of independence, local organisers had promised a more spectacular ceremony this year. Two Twin Otters and one Airbus 330 carried out the fly-over while flown ...

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Minister St. Ange and Tourism Board staff visit novel, Seychellois-owned Chatterbox coffee shop on Eden Island.

On Friday, 24th June Seychelles’ Minister for Tourism & Culture,  Alain St. Ange and senior tourism consultant, Glynn Burridge paid a visit to the new Chatterbox coffee shop in the Eden Island Mall owned by Seychelloise Marsha Parcou and her partner Kirshlee Naidoo Chatterbox offers a new concept in drinking coffee in Seychelles according to a formula now popular worldwide ...

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Seychelles Tourism Board Office in Dubai Hold Its 2016 Iftar Event

The Seychelles Tourism Board Office in Dubai held its Annual Iftar Event last 23rd June 2016 at the Al Masa Ballroom II of H-Hotel. The event, having 93 attendees from different travel agencies and media companies testified the strong ties the board has with the trade and media partners also it was an opportune time to network and communicate with ...

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Winners of national theme painting and photo competition rewarded

It was among a very colourful and attractive display of different paintings and photographs highlighting our national colours in the grounds of Camion Hall that the winners of the national theme painting and photography competition received their prizes on Friday afternoon. Launched earlier this year by the national theme steering committee the competition entitled ‘I Love Seychelles’ saw significant participation. ...

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Seychellois Angelique Pouponneau receives Queen Elizabeth’s Young Leaders Award at Buckingham Palace

The Queen’s Young Leaders Award sends out a message: the world is in safe hands with young people as leaders of the present and the future. This is what Angelique Pouponneau — the first Seychellois recipient — believes such an honour represents. Pouponneau was among 60 young individuals from 45 Commonwealth nations who were presented with their medal by her ...

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Seychelles make prime time on Reunion Premiere / France TV.

Seychelles captures prime time on Reunion Premiere / France TV in Reunion through a series of reports featuring different spectrums of the destination, such as tourism, fisheries, renewable energy and economy that has been aired in the 19h00 news bulletin on Reunion Premiere / France TV. These reports compiled by Reunion Premiere / France TV, “Grand Reporteur” Pierre Gault and his cameraman Daniel Fontaine ...

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Tourism academy students head for work attachment in Mauritius

A group of students following their Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management (ADHM) at the Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA) will be leaving the country soon for their work attachment in Mauritius. The ADHM students will be based at the Constance Belle Mare Plage for three months. This is the seventh cohort of ADHM students to go to Constance Belle Mare Plage ...

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International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2016

Demonstration, photo exhibition mark IDY 2016 in Seychelle As Seychelles celebrated the 2nd International Day of Yoga (IDY), select invitees were treated to a captivating display of yoga postures by Aashima Malhotra, a yoga expert specially flown in from India for the occasion. After conducting a well-attended mass yoga session at Palais des Sports on Sunday June 19 in the ...

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