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Interview with Tourism and Culture Minister Alain St Ange

‘We islanders are connected to our islands by an invisible rubber band’ Conservation, legacy and security are three driving forces behind tourism development on the Seychelles islands. Alain St Ange, the Minister for Tourism and Culture, explains how his deep connection to the archipelago has helped shaped policies of today.  Can you tell us about your background that prepared you for your ...

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Minister Alain St Ange meets with the heads of the new Ministry of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports & Marine

Home – news – Minister Alain St Ange meets with the heads of the new Ministry of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports & Marine The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports & Marine Alain St.Ange has visited four entities which fall under the new extended ministry. The bodies are Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA), Air Seychelles, Seychelles Ports Authority (SPA) and ...

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Ethiopian to launch flights to Moroni, Comoros – a plus for the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands

Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest-growing and the largest African airline has announced through the eTN News Network that it has finalized preparations to launch flights to Moroni, Comoros, with the latest B737-800 New Generation with Sky Interior, as of October 30, 2016. Moroni is the largest city, the federal capital and seat of the government of the Union of the Comoros, ...

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Turkish Airlines gears up for maiden flight to Seychelles

Turkish Airlines is set to start its Seychelles operations at the end of October. Seychelles will be third islands in the Vanilla islands Group that will now be served by Turkish Airlines following the successful operations they already have in Mauritius and Madagascar. As the news was spreading that Turkish Airlines was starting to launch dedicated marketing roadshows in targeted ...

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Lemuria resort closes for renovation

After the metamorphosis of its illustrious Constance Belle Mare Plage, Constance Hotels and Resorts is now starting the renovation of another emblematic hotel: Constance Lémuria Seychelles. Crafted into the rocks amid the dense greenery overlooking the beaches of Anse Kerlan, Constance Lémuria Seychelles is a destination in itself. As one of the first five-star properties in Seychelles, the luxury hotel ...

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6 marine parks in Seychelles where sea life is a protected asset

With its natural environment, turquoise coloured-waters and pristine beaches, Seychelles is a tropical paradise for visitors. And especially so for those interested in the marine life. Seen as a storehouse for marine biodiversity, Seychelles is also part of one of Conservation International’s designated hotspots in the Indian Ocean. The marine biodiversity is the basis for two economic sectors – tourism ...

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Hilton Seychelles Labriz recognised for “outstanding conservation work”

Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa, along with the Island Conservation Society (ICS), have been awarded a certificate of recognition from the Seychelles Sea Turtle Committee, in appreciation of the outstanding efforts and hard work in conservation that the resort has undertaken. Alongside ICS, Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa, which is located on Silhouette, has operated tirelessly to monitor ...

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A taste of Seychelles in the UK – Vinn Goute

British Journalist Stephen Spark recently visited the Mauritian Festival in London and contacted Minister Alain St.Ange, the Tourism and Culture Minister of the Seychelles to say that the flavour of the islands was very much present in London.  Minister St.Ange used the opportunity to request for pictures and an article on the presence of Seychelles at this UK event. The ...

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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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