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Employees display artistic, cultural talents

Fifteen different groups of employees from several organisations – both public and private – on Friday evening took part in a cultural show to display their artistic and cultural talents. The employees’ talent show, now an activity which is becoming more and more popular on the calendar of events to mark Labour Day or Workers’ Day each year, took place ...

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Boat owners, operators in tourism sector voice out concerns

Boat owners and operators in the tourism sector on Praslin recently had another opportunity to discuss issues affecting the daily functions of their specific businesses and operations and share their concerns   with the minister of tourism and culture. Minister Alain St Ange learned that the main challenges were the monopoly issue in boat charters and excursions in certain tourism establishments. ...

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Air Seychelles records profit fourth consecutive year

Air Seychelles has been a profitable company for the fourth consecutive year, this in spite of challenges and what has been termed as turbulences in the aviation jargon. For the year 2015, the national airline has recorded a profit of US $2.1 million, from total revenue of US $105.4 million. The figures were revealed by the chairman of the Air ...

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“Tourism is the pillar of the Seychelles economy let us work as one to keep it growing” says Minister Alain St.Ange to Seychelles

The Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange addressed the people of Seychelles last week as he closed the 2016 edition of the island’s Carnaval International de Victoria with an appeal for Seychelles to continue to work as one to keep the island’s tourism industry growing. The Seychelles Minister of Tourism and Culture spoke about the importance of ...

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Press coverage about Seychelles and its recent carnival continues to appear but days after the island’s 6th edition of its Carnaval International de Victoria

Press from all over the world converge on the Seychelles every year for the cultural event they have themselves named as the United Nations Gathering of Culture. The latest edition of this carnival in the tropics was from the 22 to the 24 of April and 23 International Delegations joined the proud Seychellois people to walk alongside delegations from seven ...

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Tourism Leaders from Mauritius, Seychelles, Reunion and Comoros meet to assess successes of their Vanilla Islands regional organisation

On Wednesday the 13 January Tourism Leaders from  Mauritius, Seychelles, Reunion and Comoros met in Port Louis Mauritius to assess the successes of their Vanilla Islands regional organisation in what was their first Ministerial Meeting of 2016. Under the chairmanship of Xavier-Luc Duval, the Deputy Prime Minister of Mauritius the Ministers and Heads of Tourism from the Indian Ocean islands looked ...

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Mauritius meetings brings the ‘luxury branded’ goods into focus

Pascal Viroleau, the CEO of the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands organised a series of trade meetings on the sidelines of the region’s Ministerial Meeting of the Vanilla Islands taking place in Mauritius between the 13 and 14 of January. The Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands (Mauritius, Seychelles, La Reunion, Madagascar, Comoros, Mayotte and Maldives) are all in their own way spearheading ...

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Seychelles at the Salon de la Plongée à Paris

The Seychelles Tourism Board in France were once again at the Porte de Versailles in Paris over the three and a half days 08th – 11th January to attend the French Diving Show. 410 Exhibitors participated in the show and came to propose their novelties in the hall 4 of the exhibition center. Equipment manufacturers, tour operators and tourist offices, clubs and associations all ...

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