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Encounter with a world traveller

Seychelles is definitely a dream place to visit for many. Among the thousands of visitors yearly, there are many who are backpackers and pass through Seychelles in the quest of travelling the world. By chance, Seychelles NATION had an encounter with a young lady, Yeshua Risgalla, at the airport looking for direction to her guest house for a couple of ...

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PS ANNE LAFORTUNE VISITS THE FOUR SEASONS DESROCHES ISLAND RESORT CONSTRUCTION

The Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island is scheduled to open its door in late 2017 and last week Anne Lafortune, the PS for Tourism in the Ministry of Tourism and Culture accompanied the Four Seasons Team on a visit to the island to see the progress of the construction. Earlier this year it was announced that Four Seasons will ...

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12 graduates to study hotel management at Shannon College

A group of 12 graduates will at the end of this week fly to Ireland to pursue their fourth year studies for a Bachelor of Business Studies Degree in International Hotel Management at Shannon College of Hotel Management. In a short ceremony yesterday at the Agency for National Human Resource Development (ANHRD) at Le Chantier Mall, the graduates accompanied by ...

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Local smile goes international

Bernadette Bonnelame has rapidly become recognised as ‘the smiling face’ of The H Resort. Her beaming smile has been used in the property’s adverts appearing in international glossy magazines such as Harper’s Bazaar, National Geographic and Condé Nast Traveller as well as in-flight magazines for Air Seychelles and Etihad.  Bernadette’s image has also been seen in the resort’s recruitment ads ...

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Seychelles Flag flies proudly on Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania

Seychellois mountaineer continues to achieve new heights and on each climb he flies the Seychelles National Flag proudly. Allen Bonnelame had already made it to the peak of Mont Blanc in France, before he climbed Mount Kala Pathar of Nepal and on the 19th August 2016 he made it to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania before posing with ...

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Seychelles celebrates 246th anniversary of first Indian settlers to its shores

Seychelles is today celebrating the 246th anniversary since the first Indian settlers arrived to its shores. A commemoration ceremony was held Wednesday morning at the National Cultural Centre in Victoria, which houses the Wall of History honouring Seychellois people of Indian origins. The wall was unveiled as part of the Seychelles-India Day celebrations in 2015. Present at the commemoration ceremony were ...

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Air Seychelles domestic operations back to normal schedule

Air Seychelles resumed all scheduled domestic flights between Mahé and Praslin on Saturday. All flights between the two islands were suspended on Friday August 19, 2016 as a result of the tragic accident involving Air Seychelles pilot Aubrey Quatre. In addition to the scheduled services Air Seychelles added supplementary return flights between Mahe and Praslin on Saturday to accommodate all ...

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Aerial silk dancer keen to promote this art form in Seychelles

Daria Rabenda is an aerial silk dancer from Poland and currently spending her vacation in Seychelles.  She has been performing the art of aerial silk for the last five years. Suspended nearly 50 feet in the air, on a smooth, shiny, shimmering piece of fabric, without safety harness or net, an aerial silk performer knows that death is only as ...

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La Fête de La Digue a encore tenu toutes ses promesses

La Fête de La Digue, celle de l’Assomption qui marque la montée de la Vierge Marie au ciel ou encore La Fête du 15 août comme beaucoup de Seychellois l’appellent, a cette année encore tenue toutes ses promesses. De nombreux touristes locaux et étrangers y ont fait le déplacement, plus de 10 000 d’après les estimations, alors que tous les ...

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