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Carnival dedicated to children and creativity

Carnival dedicated to children and creativity

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Children from schools across the country took part in the Seychelles Kiddies Carnival, a special carnival dedicated to the children, giving them the chance to display their talents and ...

Seychelles historical sites on Praslin island enhance tourist experience

Seychelles historical sites on Praslin island enhance tourist experience

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

A lime kiln remains an important heritage asset for the islands of Seychelles, and beyond sun, sand, and sea, tourists to the islands especially enjoy experiencing the culture of this ...

Emirates reconfirms support for Seychelles tourism

Emirates reconfirms support for Seychelles tourism

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

DUBAI – “Seychelles is a very important destination to Emirates, and this explains why we are renewing our commitment to promote the islands’ attractions around our global network,” said ...

Zimbabwe-Seychelles: Plans for renewed tourism cooperation

Zimbabwe-Seychelles: Plans for renewed tourism cooperation

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Zimbabwe was represented at the 6th edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria by officials from their Tourism Authority.

Emirates Chairman and Chief Executive discusses cooperation with Seychelles Tourism Minister

Emirates Chairman and Chief Executive discusses cooperation with Seychelles Tourism Minister

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

HH Sheik Ahmed bin Saeed Almakhtoum of Emirates welcomed Seychelles Tourism Minister St.Ange and his delegation to the Emirates Stand at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2016.

Tourism Ministers from South Africa, Madagascar and Seychelles meet during carnival

Tourism Ministers from South Africa, Madagascar and Seychelles meet during carnival

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Tourism Ministers from South Africa and Madagascar took the opportunity to meet with the Seychelles Minister of Tourism and Culture while in the islands for the annual carnival.

A first marks the 6th edition of the Seychelles carnival

A first marks the 6th edition of the Seychelles carnival

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Members of the Notting Hill Roadshow carnival from the UK, the Brazil carnival, and the Cologne and DĂĽsseldorf delegations gave the people of Praslin a memorable mid-Sunday morning as they ...

Seychelles tourism committed to Middle East and GCC travel market

Seychelles tourism committed to Middle East and GCC travel market

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

The Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism said that he was thankful to see a dedicated group of the islands’ tourism professionals at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) in Dubai and said that he ...

Seychelles government shows support of annual carnival

Seychelles government shows support of annual carnival

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

"As Seychellois and visitors jammed the streets of Victoria, it was a real pleasure to see the government also come forward to show it appreciates the cultural event that brings so much visibility ...

Seychelles Carnival: Adjourned to April 2017

Seychelles Carnival: Adjourned to April 2017

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

The 1967 song of the Seekers, "The Carnival Is Over," came to mind yesterday evening when at 7 pm the curtain fell over the 2016 edition of the Carnaval de Carnavals, the Carnaval International de ...

Transcript: A world leader in tourism representing a small island nation shares his vision

Transcript: A world leader in tourism representing a small island nation shares his vision

He has what a world leader should have. A global vision.

He is the Minister of Culture and Tourism of a small island nation, the Republic of the Seychelles.

“United Nations Gathering of Culture” in Seychelles remains an example for the world

Seychellois and tourists delight in carnival parade “United Nations Gathering of Culture” in Seychelles remains an example for the world

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

The Seychelles’ capital, Victoria, was dressed in all colors of the world on Saturday, as thousands lined the streets of Victoria from Bois de Rose Avenue to Palm Street, all the way to Manglier ...

Seychelles Carnival – the golden touch

GRAND PARADE THE GRANDEST YET Seychelles Carnival – the golden touch

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

It was a perfect day in Victoria, Seychelles’ capital city, when the parade of the Carnaval International de Victoria went underway at 3 pm sharp.

Seychelles Carnival: A United Nations Gathering of Cultures

Seychelles Carnival: A United Nations Gathering of Cultures

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Uniting Seychelles music with foreign beats surely demonstrated that the country’s carnival does spread the message of unity and that Seychelles is indeed the meeting place for cultures of the ...

Best so far as Victoria erupts in carnival sounds

Best so far as Victoria erupts in carnival sounds

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

“This was the best opening I have seen, and I have seen them all,” a fellow journalist said when the lights in the Stade Popiler went on again after the opening act of the 2016 Carnival ...

Seychelles Carnival in full swing

Seychelles Carnival in full swing

Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

As the annual Seychelles Carnival, aka Carnaval International de Victoria, is getting into gear - the official opening ceremony will be held tomorrow night at the Stade Popiler in the presence of ...

Celebrating heritage – an integral part of Seychelles culture

Celebrating heritage – an integral part of Seychelles culture

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

Coming to the Seychelles always allows for a lot more exploration and discovery than “just the carnival” which in itself of course has become a brand of its own and is no doubt the ...

UNWTO Secretary General candidate St.Ange: I have a job to do at home

UNWTO Secretary General candidate St.Ange: I have a job to do at home

A run on the number one position in the global travel and tourism industry is on the way, and it's behind the scene.

Reunion and Seychelles discuss inter-island cooperation

Reunion and Seychelles discuss inter-island cooperation

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Tourism, culture, trade, and air connectivity was discussed by Reunion Island and Seychelles on the sidelines of the annual Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria, going on right now and ...

Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria - uniting people through culture

Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria - uniting people through culture

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

After six years, the dream of uniting people through culture is becoming a reality, because when you believe in your people you can achieve greatness.

Island Souls: Book of sketches by Seychellois artist Michael Adams

Island Souls: Book of sketches by Seychellois artist Michael Adams

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

A new book, which appears under the title of “Island Souls,” and was designed by Iranian graphics designer Golnar Roshan, contains 232 pages of sketches of a wide range of island personalities ...

Seychelles Tourism Minister: When you believe in your people you can achieve greatness

Press Conference held for Annual Carnival Seychelles Tourism Minister: When you believe in your people you can achieve greatness

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

A press conference was held on April 21, a day prior to the official launch of the 3-day Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria.

Praslin Island to get a taste of Carnaval

Praslin Island to get a taste of Carnaval

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

On Sunday, April 24, members of top carnival delegations such as Brazil, Notting Hill Roadshow carnival, China, Germany, and Italy will be on Praslin.

Big carnivals descend upon Seychelles

Big carnivals descend upon Seychelles

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

This morning it was the turn of the Notting Hill Roadshow carnival team and that of Cologne from Germany to arrive in Seychelles onboard the Emirates flight which landed at 6:39 am.

Seychelles welcomes South Africa delegation for carnival

Seychelles welcomes South Africa delegation for carnival

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

"South Africa is proud of its culture and in so doing its people and will be showcasing themselves in the carnival as part of the Community of Nations," said Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles ...

Seychelles Tourism Office  Abu Dhabi shines again

Seychelles Tourism Office Abu Dhabi shines again

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

If we were to judge by the following comment by Hind and Sara, two recent visitors to the Seychelles stand at the Bride Show Abu Dhabi 2016, which goes: “I loved how Seychelles was explained to ...

Aldabra 3D film to make world premiere at Seychelles Carnival

Aldabra 3D film to make world premiere at Seychelles Carnival

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Aldabra is a UNESCO World Heritage site and famed as the Galapagos of the Indian Ocean with its huge 150,000-strong population of giant land tortoises as well as a grand variety of crabs, rare ...

Remote Seychelles islands struck by monster cyclone

Remote Seychelles islands struck by monster cyclone

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

The core of the Seychelles archipelago is located outside the Indian Ocean's geographical area where cyclones strike, but some of the more remote islands, like the Aldabra atoll or the island of ...

Seychelles welcomes Grammy-nominated artist to carnival

Seychelles welcomes Grammy-nominated artist to carnival

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

The Carnaval International de Victoria in the Seychelles rallies a large contingent of international press all eager to discover the diversity of culture that will be on display at the carnival ...

Saudi Arabia: Important Seychelles tourism market

Saudi Arabia: Important Seychelles tourism market

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

The Riyadh Travel Show is considered as a significant annual event, as it is a venue where the leading travel and tourism companies in Saudi Arabia and the GCC come together to present their ...

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