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Heritage sites on Praslin bring back great memories

Thank you for your recent article on heritage sites on Praslin. I was very interested about the Isle des Palmes resort site because in the late 60s I worked and lived there in the Grann Kaz you mentioned. The whole property was then owned by the Berlouis family who established and produced a lot of things there including copra, coconut ...

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Miss Seychelles 2016 … Another World beauty pageant

Contestants take part in first charity activity  The 12 contestants taking part in this year’s Miss Seychelles … Another World beauty pageant has performed their first charity activity. This was at the Les Cannelles Wellness Centre last weekend. The charity and interaction activity formed part of preparations for their involvement in this year’s pageant to be held on May 28 ...

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Jamaican star Charly Black to perform in Seychelles

Rising Jamaican star Charly Black is set to perform in Seychelles tomorrow – Friday May 6 – at the Mini Stadium in Victoria, and on May 7 at Baie Ste Anne on Praslin. Thirty-six-year-old Charly Black, whose real name is Desmond Mendize, will be performing in Seychelles for the first time in a gig that has been put together by ...

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Tourism Minister leading Seychelles delegation to the INDABA Tourism Trade Fair in South Africa

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture left Seychelles on Friday morning for Durban in South Africa where he will be joined by the island’s private trade representatives to promote Seychelles as the destination of choice for South African holiday makers. “Seychelles is today well connected with South Africa with Air Seychelles and it is the Ministry ...

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Seychelles carnival “the best ever”!

That was the verdict on the sixth Carnaval International de Victoria, which filled Seychelles’ tiny capital with masquerade and music from Friday 22 to Sunday 24 April. Stephen Spark of Soca News in the UK writes:-  Seychelles carnival “the best ever” …..That was the verdict on the sixth Carnaval International de Victoria, which filled Seychelles’ tiny capital with masquerade and music ...

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Quarterly Tourism Statistics of Seychelles speaks for itself says Minister Alain St.Ange, the island’s Minister of Tourism and Culture

In an information note addressed to Members of the Seychelles Hospitality & Tourism Trade, Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture attached the visitors arrival statistics for the first quarter of 2016 from the National Bureau of Statistics for your information.  Speaking on the statistical figures now published, Minister Alain St.Ange said that the positive results reflects the good ...

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Guangdong Official Delegation of China and World Bank discuss tourism with Minister St.Ange

The Guangdong Provincial Finance Department and a number of other delegates from the business world accompanied Alex Sienaert, the Senior Country Economist for Mauritius and Seychelles met Minister Alain St.Ange at the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Offices at ESPACE Building in Victoria. The high-powered Chinese delegation included the Director of the Guangdong Provincial Office for World Bank Projects, the ...

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Miss Seychelles…Another World crowning ceremony on May 28

This year’s Miss Seychelles…Another World will be crowned on Saturday May 28.  The beauty pageant will be held at the International Conference Centre of Seychelles (ICCS) and tickets for the event will cost R700 per person to watch the pageant only. Dinner will not be served this year.  The pageant is scheduled to start at 7.30pm and the show is ...

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Afro-Asian international expo opened

The first Afro-Asian International Expo was opened yesterday to promote international manufacturers, exporters and importers and at the same to get exposure for their business. The exhibition being organised by Rajasthan Works in collaboration with the Seychelles Chamber of Commerce and Industries (SCCI) is expected to end on May 4. SCCI chairman Wilson Nancy officially opened the expo during a ...

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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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