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Eco-friendly La Digue Island: The sought after tourism destination

Eco-friendly La Digue Island: The sought after tourism destination

The creole way of life, bicycle and oxcart as means of transport and the local schooner that kept it connected to the main island for supplies were all used by the La Digue Islanders to showcase ...

Interview with the Seychelles head of state

Future of development and preservation of the Seychellois culture Interview with the Seychelles head of state

This exclusive interview with the Seychelles’ head of state, President James Michel was on the development and preservation of the Seychellois culture.

UAE ranked as the region's leading feeder tourism market to he Seychelles

UAE ranked as the region's leading feeder tourism market to he Seychelles

The Seychelles Tourism Board today confirms the GCC’s status as its fifth largest feeder market.

Seychelles Tourism & Culture Minister spoke from the heart at Carnival launch

Seychelles Tourism & Culture Minister spoke from the heart at Carnival launch

The speech delivered at the Official Opening Ceremony of the 2015 edition of the Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria by Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and ...

Seychelles President Michel highlights importance of peace and unity during Vatican visit

Seychelles President Michel highlights importance of peace and unity during Vatican visit

At the start of the meeting which the President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr.

Air Seychelles: What the airline is doing with a second Airbus A320

Air Seychelles: What the airline is doing with a second Airbus A320

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

At the end of April, with unusually little fanfare considering that the global travel media was at the Seychelles for the 2015 edition of the carnival, a second Airbus A320 joined the Air ...

Biggest event ever organized in Seychelles speaks for itself

Carnival celebrated by Seychellois, tourists, media & leaders Biggest event ever organized in Seychelles speaks for itself

For decades, the Seychelles has seen activities and events being organized, but never before has one event captured the imagination of the people of Seychelles and earned their support.

ANZAC Day commemoration in Seychelles

ANZAC Day commemoration in Seychelles

For the first time, an ANZAC Day commemoration service was held in the Seychelles by the Australian community on April 26, 2015.

Two decades of waiting and working pays off as WTO admits Seychelles

Two decades of waiting and working pays off as WTO admits Seychelles

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

It is official now – the World Trade Organization (WTO) has, after nearly 20 years of discussing the joining up of the Seychelles, finally agreed that the archipelago is ready to join the other ...

Seychelles President: I wish all workers a happy Labor Day

Labor Day, May 1, 2015: Message from Seychelles President James A. Michel Seychelles President: I wish all workers a happy Labor Day

This year is dedicated to patriotism, making Labor Day 2015 special. Greater love for our country is inspiring us in all that we do.

Carnival best of the best: Notting Hill, Brazil and Mauritius

Carnival best of the best: Notting Hill, Brazil and Mauritius

Notting Hill Carnival Roadshow Company of the UK reclaimed its throne as the best international float in this year’s edition of the Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria.

Kiddies carnival: Marriage of tourism and culture with the protection of the environmen

Kiddies carnival: Marriage of tourism and culture with the protection of the environmen

Hundreds of little masquerades paraded at Freedom Square in the center of Victoria for the second edition of the Seychelles Kiddies carnival.

Miss World 2014  adds endemic trees to Seychelles Botanical Gardens

Miss World 2014 adds endemic trees to Seychelles Botanical Gardens

Miss Seychelles…another world 2014 Camila Estico was joined by the three beauty queens from Australia, Tanzania, and the United States of America this weekend to add four endemic plants to the ...

Seychelles says thank you to the people of Seychelles for the success of 2015 edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria

Seychelles says thank you to the people of Seychelles for the success of 2015 edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria

“Without the people of Seychelles, there will not be a carnival.” This statement was echoed by Alain St.Ange, the island's Minister for Tourism and Culture, during the official closing ...

Seychelles government sanctions airline charters from China

Seychelles government sanctions airline charters from China

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

The Seychelles’ Minister for Foreign Affairs and Transport, Mr. Joel Morgan, who is also the Chairman of Air Seychelles, appeared alongside his cabinet colleague, Alain St.

La Digue pulls first prize for cultural float in Seychelles Carnnival

La Digue pulls first prize for cultural float in Seychelles Carnnival

La Digue scooped best cultural float in the 2015 edition of the Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria.

Seychelles politics turn red hot

Seychelles politics turn red hot

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

With the next Seychelles presidential elections now just under a year away, former Parti Lepep members have thrown down the gauntlet at Seychelles President James Michel, when, after weeks of ...

Top prize goes to Notting Hill as 5th Seychelles Carnival ends

Top prize goes to Notting Hill as 5th Seychelles Carnival ends

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

The Notting Hill Carnival will once again take the coveted trophy for the best performing international group during the Seychelles Carnival 2015 home with them, and the reaction of the spectators ...

The Seychelles carnival  ̶  a true melting pot of cultures

The Seychelles carnival ̶ a true melting pot of cultures

Thousands of spectators lined the streets of Seychelles’ small capital city yesterday afternoon to watch and cheer as over 50 colorful floats paraded for this fifth Carnaval International de ...

The president is attending: Seychelles shows resilience at the Carnival

The president is attending: Seychelles shows resilience at the Carnival

In a show of unity and resilience, James Michel, the President of the Republic of the Seychelles, joined his Minister of Culture and Tourism, Alain St.Ange, today and attended the closing and ...

Costa Cruises Vanilla Islands Ministerial meeting

Cruise business: Exciting times ahead for the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Costa Cruises Vanilla Islands Ministerial meeting

Costa Cruises has set a very ambitious plan to increase the number of cruise passengers and also increase its rotations by three times in the region of the Indian Ocean for the coming two ...

Declared open:  Carnaval International de Victoria

The World of carnivals parties in the Seychelles this weekend Declared open: Carnaval International de Victoria

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent & eTN Publisher Juergen T Steinmetz

One of the smallest island republics welcomes the big and small countries of the world this weekend. From Brazil to Duesseldorf to China - it's party time in paradise.

Seychelles Carnival: a platform to showcase cultures without shame & fear

Seychelles Carnival: a platform to showcase cultures without shame & fear

The Carnaval International de Victoria is a platform for the world to be able to showcase their cultures without shame and fear.

Dusseldorf Carnival and Notting Hill Carnivals arrived in Seychelles for the 2015 carnival

Dusseldorf Carnival and Notting Hill Carnivals arrived in Seychelles for the 2015 carnival

The two last delegations to arrive in Seychelles for the 2015 carnival are Notting Hill Carnival from the UK and the Dusseldorf Carnival from Germany.

Small hotels "Gites de La Reunion and Seychelles Secrets" meet to discuss closer cooperation

Small hotels "Gites de La Reunion and Seychelles Secrets" meet to discuss closer cooperation

President Didier Robert of Reunion Island and Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, joined a group of small hoteliers in Seychelles grouped under the ...

Seychelles and Zambia sign cultural agreement

Seychelles and Zambia sign cultural agreement

Seychelles and Zambia have signed a cultural agreement and two Memorandums of Understanding.

Seychelles President receives royal visitors from Africa at State House

Seychelles President receives royal visitors from Africa at State House

Seychelles President James Michel met with royal dignitaries from Ghana and Swaziland at the State House this morning.

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