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Seychelles famous Anse Lazio beach on the island of Praslin listed among the world’s most breath-taking beaches by TripAdvisor & Lonely Planet Tourist Guide

Jewel-blue waters softly dousing the floury white sand of the Anse Lazio beach is simply picturesque and being there to enjoy this blessing from Mother Nature has been a dream of many visitors to our shores. The island of Praslin has truly been blessed not only by being the home of the world’s largest nut, the coco-de-mer, but for having ...

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New Ethiopian ambassador to focus on increasing trade and tourism

Mr Sid, who held talks with President Michel after presenting his accreditation documents, discussed a wide range of issues with a view to strengthen relations between the two countries, including the fight against piracy, peace and security in the Horn of Africa, as well as trade and tourism. Also present during the meeting with President Michel were the Minister for ...

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GREGOR KERVINA LAUNCHES NEW EDITION OF HIS BOOK ON SEYCHELLES ADDING A SMALL FORMAT FOR TOURISM TRADE TO USE AS GIFT AT TURN-DOWN SERVICE

“A Photographic Journey through pristine Natural beauties” is the tag line used by Gregor Kervina, the Author of the hard cover full colour 96 book “Seychelles The Best Of”. Printed in Slovenia with ISBN 978-961-276-565-1 the book by Gregor Kervina has a foreword by Dr. Jeanne A. Mortimer, the known environmentalist with special interests in the protection of the Seychelles ...

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FetAfrik 2016 – Programme of activities announced

A host of activities is being organised for FetAfrik which will take place from May 23-28 under the theme Human rights with a particular focus on the rights of women. Announcing the different activities yesterday morning, Tourism and Culture Minister Alain St Ange said the theme is very important and they have come up with some innovative ideas as to ...

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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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