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Air Seychelles, Niki expand codeshare

Offer more travel options between Vienna and Seychelles Air Seychelles and Niki, the Austrian subsidiary airline of the Air Berlin group, have expanded their codeshare agreement to offer travellers convenient flights between Austria and Seychelles via Paris. As of yesterday, Air Seychelles has placed its flight code on 12 weekly services operated by Niki between Vienna and Paris and the ...

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NOBERT COUVREUR, THE OUTGOING BEACHCOMBER SAINTE ANNE RESORT GENERAL MANAGER IN SEYCHELLES NAMED CULTURAL AMBASSADOR

The Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture continues to appoint, as its Cultural Ambassadors, people who understand the Seychelles, its Culture and its People. “Generally we have appointed famous personalities is the world of music and the arts and we work with them to open doors to our Seychellois Artists, both performing or visual” said Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles ...

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Seychelles says it remains satisfied with INDABA Tourism Trade Fair of South Africa

Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture said it was satisfied with the first opening  day of the INDABA Tourism Trade Fair of South Africa. Following a series of trade, press and bilateral meeting the Tourism Minister of the Seychelles confirmed to the press covering INDABA that he was happy. “The official side of the working visit was good. ...

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Jamaican dancehall and reggae artists wow Seychelles fans

Seychelles’ music fans saw firsthand how Jamaican artists move to dancehall and rock to the roots reggae beats on Friday night in the centre of the country’s capital, Victoria. Charly Black, well known for his song ‘Gyal You a Party Animal’ with his group ‘Unstoppable,’ gave a spectacular performance for their local fans who turned up in great numbers. In ...

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United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s official visit to Seychelles

Seychelles has big ideas, says UN chief Seychelles has “big ideas” having shown leadership on climate action, environmental protection and the fight against maritime crime, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said. Mr Ban was speaking at State house on Saturday night following a tête-à-tête and bilateral meetings with President James Michel. The evening ended with a reception in ...

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Four Seasons Resort Seychelles receives Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label certificate

Another tourism establishment has received Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label (SSTL) certificate recently. Four Seasons Resort Seychelles was added on the list of tourism establishments that have been SSTL certified and they are today being promoted to the world as being “an environmentally friendly establishment” . The team from the resort, headed by its general manager Adrian Messerli, received the certificate from the ...

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Seychelles says it remains satisfied with INDABA Tourism Trade Fair of South Africa

Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture said it was satisfied with the first opening  day of the INDABA Tourism Trade Fair of South Africa. Following a series of trade, press and bilateral meeting the Tourism Minister of the Seychelles confirmed to the press covering INDABA that he was happy. “The official side of the working visit was good. ...

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Why Seychelles are the most beautiful islands on earth

There aren’t many places on Earth where hawksbill turtles feel so unthreatened that they come ashore in broad daylight to lay their eggs. The Seychelles is one place where they do. There she was: a turtle scooping a hole in the sand, and then entering the trance that accompanies the egg-laying process. Her carapace swayed as lychee-like ova plopped into the hollow. ...

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Six amazing things to do in Seychelles

Walk in the Vallée de Mai on Praslin This Unesco world heritage site is often described as a “primeval” forest, thanks to the clusters of 4,000 coco de mer palms that are endemic to the Seychelles. The shimmering sound of raindrops in the leaves may be broken by the call of the Seychellois bulbul and, if you are in luck, ...

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Julien Durup launches new book

‘The Seychelles Islands and its First Landowners 1786 – 1833’, is the title of Julien Durup’s new book. The book which the author says took between two to three years to write was officially launched in a short ceremony at the National Cultural Centre on Thursday afternoon. The Seychellois historian commented that the launch of a book is like the ...

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