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Seychelles: Will this year bring an arrival record?

Seychelles: Will this year bring an arrival record?

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, Ph.D., eTN Africa Correspondent

SEYCHELLES OPTS FOR MARKETING MIX BETWEEN OLD AND NEW MARKETS

Seychelles' change of economic direction 5 years ago paid off big time

Seychelles get thumbs up from IMF mission Seychelles' change of economic direction 5 years ago paid off big time

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Five years ago to the day did President James Alix Michel go on national television to make a ground breaking announcement about a new economic course of action, as the country was coming under ...

Colombo - Mahe about to launch

Seychelles - Sri Lanka connected Colombo - Mahe about to launch

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Following a state visit by Sri Lanka’s president to the Seychelles a few months ago, it did not take long for the promised air links between the two island countries to be announced.

Are you ready for Vanilla?

Routes World 2013 Are you ready for Vanilla?

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

A new region has arrived, proclaimed Alain St.Ange, the tourism minister of Seychelles, on Monday, October 7, in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the 2013 Routes World Summit.

Seychelles names new UK and Ireland Manager

Seychellois appointed Seychelles names new UK and Ireland Manager

The Seychelles Tourism Board has the pleasure to announce the appointment of Ms. Tinaz Wadia as the new Manager for their UK and Ireland Office, with immediate effect.

Seychelles taps new markets in Africa

Sechelles tourism Seychelles taps new markets in Africa

The wide reach of South African Airways (SAA) and Ethiopian Airlines is being used to tap new markets in Africa, according to David Germain, the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Director for Africa ...

Seychelles carnival increases tourism attention

Indian Ocean events Seychelles carnival increases tourism attention

The annual Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Carnival that is staged in the Seychelles is today regarded as a success story that is increasing visibility of the Indian Ocean region and in so doing for ...

European countries still main tourism source for Seychelles

Seychelles Tourism European countries still main tourism source for Seychelles

Despite the economic recession hitting many European countries, the "Old Continent" is still Seychelles' main market source, supplying 72,436 visitors up to the second week of June 2013, or a 12% ...

Seychelles looks forward to welcoming tourists from India

Tourism Board appoints Mumbai-based consultant Seychelles looks forward to welcoming tourists from India

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) has appointed Mumbai-based Blue Square Consultants (BSC) as its official representative in India with immediate effect.

Seychelles drives marketing onto the green with Golf Traveler magazine

Hong Kong marketing campaign Seychelles drives marketing onto the green with Golf Traveler magazine

Since the Seychelles Tourism Board has started its marketing campaign in Hong Kong it has always received the great support of James Au, journalist, editor and film distributor, who has had his ...

Island states can lead in developing renewable energy

Seychelles and Abu Dhabi establish first wind farm in Port Victoria Island states can lead in developing renewable energy

The Port Victoria wind farm was officially inaugurated by the President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. James Michel; H.E. Dr.

Former Seychelles President delivers address celebrating national 20th anniversary

keynote address at opening of new Supreme Court Former Seychelles President delivers address celebrating national 20th anniversary

Today Seychelles celebrates its 20th anniversary of the introduction of the 3rd constitution of the Republic which was established on June 29, 1976 with Sir Mancham as its founding President.

Seychelles tourism maintains its presence in China

Seychelles and China tourism Seychelles tourism maintains its presence in China

The Seychelles islands are going after their share of the Chinese market with the tourism board and its partners participating at the International Tourism Expo of China for the 3rd year ...

A tourism body within the African Union Commission?

Uniting Africa through tourism A tourism body within the African Union Commission?

Tourism counts for a major part of the African economies. Tourism unifies people, culture, and heritage.

Seychelles commemorates 20th anniversary

Incumbent Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has congratulated Hassan Rohani following his victory in Iran’s 11th presidential election. Seychelles commemorates 20th anniversary

Seychelles President James Michel was presented with a book entitled, “Seychelles: How Classic Policies Restored sustainability,” in a special ceremony held at State House this afternoon.

Beau Vallon’s Golden Mile takes further shape

Prized mahe beach resort area Beau Vallon’s Golden Mile takes further shape

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Correspondent, Africa

(eTN) - Plans to transform a key seafront section of Beau Vallon Bay, one of Mahe’s prized beach resort areas, into what has initially been called “The Golden Mile,” have made further ...

Qatar Airways to suspend services between Doha and Seychelles

Chairman of the Qatari Civil Aviation Authority confirms Qatar Airways to suspend services between Doha and Seychelles

The Seychelles Minister for Home Affairs and Transport, Minister Joel Morgan, has received an official letter dated June 10, 2013 from the Chairman of the Qatari Civil Aviation Authority, Mr.

Miss India 2006 and Miss Seychelles 2013 help consolidate relationship between 2 countries

"Miss Seychelles… another world" is a pageant with a purpose Miss India 2006 and Miss Seychelles 2013 help consolidate relationship between 2 countries

Beauty pageants are too often but a competition, but the recent Seychelles beauty pageant which saw Agnes Gerry elected as “Miss Seychelles… another world” 2013 was a pageant with a ...

Vanilla Islands: tourism hot topic

Indian Ocean organization garnering dedicated attention Vanilla Islands: tourism hot topic

The La Reunion weekly popular magazine, “7 Magazine,” has started dedicating a full page of its weekly issue to the Vanilla Islands Regional Organization.

Seychelles and Reunion Island: true partners

Marketing representatives meet Seychelles and Reunion Island: true partners

The Seychelles Tourism Board's marketing executives responsible for the Indian Ocean markets have successfully attained their objectives in convincing travel operators that Seychelles remains a ...

Catching up with Air Seychelles trainees in Abu Dhabi

Etihad training program proving successful Catching up with Air Seychelles trainees in Abu Dhabi

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Correspondent, Africa

During a recent visit to Etihad headquarters in Abu Dhabi, the Board of Directors of Air Seychelles took the time to meet 14 Seychellois students, who are now attached to the Etihad aviation ...

Seychelles and Inner Mongolia develop ties of cooperation

Africa and China MOU Seychelles and Inner Mongolia develop ties of cooperation

The Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture and Inner Mongolia, an autonomous region of the People’s Republic of China, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop ties of cooperation ...

Grande Anse on La Digue rated world’s best beach

Seychelles tops Annual beach rankings Grande Anse on La Digue rated world’s best beach

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Correspondent, Africa

(eTN) - The Seychelles beaches have in past years and, in fact decades, regularly been making it into the top league of the world’s most highly-ranged beaches, in the league tables of travel ...

Seychelles to host travel and tourism mart in 2014

Vanilla Islands taking leading role with: Reunion, Seychelles,Comoros, Mauritius, Mayotte and Madagascar Seychelles to host travel and tourism mart in 2014

Seychelles is taking the lead in promoting regional tourism and will host a travel and tourism mart with the member states of the Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC) ...

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