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Seychelles travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Latest travel and tourism news on Seychelles. Latest news on safety, hotels, resorts, attractions, tours and transportation in Seychelles. Victoria Travel information. The Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, off East Africa. It's home to numerous beaches, coral reefs and nature reserves, as well as rare animals such as giant Aldabra tortoises. Mahé, a hub for visiting the other islands, is home to capital Victoria. It also has the mountain rainforests of Morne Seychellois National Park and beaches, including Beau Vallon and Anse Takamaka.

One Seychelles Celebrates World Environment Day
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One Seychelles Celebrates World Environment Day

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 6, 2020

On this World Environment Day, it is important to reflect on how the environment and our fragile economy are intrinsically ... Read More

Seychelles Represented at Arabian Travel Market
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Seychelles Represented at Arabian Travel Market

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 4, 2020

The Seychelles Islands did not miss a chance for representation at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) virtual taking place from ... Read More

Seychelles Travel Restrictions from COVID-19 Gradually Lifted
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Seychelles Travel Restrictions from COVID-19 Gradually Lifted

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 4, 2020

Seychelles has announced a gradual and cautious easing of travel restrictions, which will see the recommencement of travel to the ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board Welcomes New Representative for German Market
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Seychelles Tourism Board Welcomes New Representative for German Market

editor editor- June 2, 2020

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) would like to announce the appointment of Zerbian Business Development, representing Seychelles on the German ... Read More

What to Expect When You Book a Holiday to Seychelles Under the New Normal!
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What to Expect When You Book a Holiday to Seychelles Under the New Normal!

editor editor- June 1, 2020

The long-awaited date of the re-opening of the airport has arrived in Seychelles and many are those already planning to ... Read More

Countries Approved for Seychelles Entry
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Countries Approved for Seychelles Entry

editor editor- May 30, 2020

At its last review on the May 28, 2020, the Seychelles Public Health Emergency Operations Centre (PHEOC) identified a number ... Read More

Seychelles New Travel Guidelines Issued
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Seychelles New Travel Guidelines Issued

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 29, 2020

The Seychelles Department of Tourism issued its ‘Seychelles Safety Travel Guidelines’ preceding the re-opening of its borders scheduled on June ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board Easing into “New Normal”
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Seychelles Tourism Board Easing into “New Normal”

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 29, 2020

Tucked away in the middle of the Indian Ocean, the exotic Seychelles Islands have not been immune to the impact ... Read More

Vallée de Mai reopens on Seychelles
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Vallée de Mai reopens on Seychelles

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 29, 2020

As of June 1, 2020, visits to the Vallée de Mai will be possible again with the addition of a ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Players Meet to Discuss Industry Recovery Strategies 
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Seychelles Tourism Players Meet to Discuss Industry Recovery Strategies 

editor editor- May 27, 2020

The meeting, which precedes the reopening of the Seychelles International Airport, scheduled for June 1, 2020 is part of a ... Read More

Why Tourism is the key to win a presidential election?
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Why Tourism is the key to win a presidential election?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2020

How important is the travel and tourism industry for a country, its people, and the world that a former tourism ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board: We are Corona Safe now!
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Seychelles Tourism Board: We are Corona Safe now!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2020

After 9 weeks of battling tirelessly the deadly Covid-19 worldwide pandemic, Seychelles- the small island holiday destination in the Indian ... Read More

UN and EU irrelevant? Former UNWTO chief Dr. Taleb Rifai worried
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UN and EU irrelevant? Former UNWTO chief Dr. Taleb Rifai worried

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2020

At yesterday's rebuilding.travel webinar, Alain St.Ange, who is running to become the next president for the Republic of Seychelles had ... Read More

Opening Seychelles Tourism to Israeli Visitors First
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Opening Seychelles Tourism to Israeli Visitors First

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2020

Seychelles has no active cases of coronavirus, and no one died in this Indian Ocean island republic, often seen as ... Read More

Paradise Seychelles is COVID-19 Free
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Paradise Seychelles is COVID-19 Free

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 21, 2020

After 9 weeks of battling tirelessly the deadly COVID-19 worldwide pandemic, Seychelles - the small island holiday destination in the ... Read More

World Expo 2020 Dubai Tabled for One Year Due to COVID-19
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World Expo 2020 Dubai Tabled for One Year Due to COVID-19

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 13, 2020

The new dates announcement made by the Expo 2020 Dubai team followed the decision of the Bureau International des Expositions ... Read More

Cruise Ships banned for two years to avoid second COVID-19 outbreak
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Cruise Ships banned for two years to avoid second COVID-19 outbreak

mm Alain St.Ange- May 13, 2020

The Seychelles Minister Didier Dogley announces a ban on cruise ships for two years.  Dagley's message reported on the island's ... Read More

Seychelles Beaches under Russian Rocket Attack: Not really!
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Seychelles Beaches under Russian Rocket Attack: Not really!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2020

There is no state of war between Seychelles and Russia. eTurboNews reported originally about a Russian rocket used to launch ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Conducting Survey on COVID-19 Impact
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Seychelles Tourism Conducting Survey on COVID-19 Impact

editor editor- May 1, 2020

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) is conducting an important survey on COVID-19 in collaboration with the Central Bank of Seychelles ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism to open: Step by step plan released by President Danny Faure
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Seychelles Tourism to open: Step by step plan released by President Danny Faure

mm Alain St.Ange- April 27, 2020

Seychelles President Danny Faure addressed the people of the Republic of Seychelles tonight on the easing of restrictions related to ... Read More

Seychelles Nature Trail Postponed
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Seychelles Nature Trail Postponed

editor editor- April 24, 2020

Announced in October 2019 by the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), the first Seychelles Nature Trail (SNT) was scheduled for May ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Invites Trade Partners to Join Online Campaign
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Seychelles Tourism Invites Trade Partners to Join Online Campaign

editor editor- April 17, 2020

The first phase of this online campaign entitled: Dream Now, Experience Seychelles Later was activated on April 7, 2020, across all ... Read More

Seychelles airport open, borders closed to visitors
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Seychelles airport open, borders closed to visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2020

The chief executive of the Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA), Gary Albert, told a press conference on Friday that "as of next ... Read More

UAE donated 11 tons of medical supplies to Seychelles
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UAE donated 11 tons of medical supplies to Seychelles

editor editor- March 25, 2020

A huge gesture by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board CEO: Stay home and travel later – we are all in this together!
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Seychelles Tourism Board CEO: Stay home and travel later – we are all in this together!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2020

Sherin Francis is one of the hardest working CEOs in the travel and tourism industry, welcoming visitors to her island ... Read More

One Seychelles on fourth confirmed COVID-19 case
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One Seychelles on fourth confirmed COVID-19 case

mm Alain St.Ange- March 16, 2020

One Seychelles is a political party in Seychelles under the leadership of former Minister of Tourism Alain St.Ange and the ... Read More

About Seychelles Tourism? Call for Unity in Times of Crisis
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About Seychelles Tourism? Call for Unity in Times of Crisis

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2020

Seychelles is living and breathing tourism. Three Coronavirus cases are currently reported in the Island nation. This is still a ... Read More

Air Seychelles reacts after COVID-19 arrived in the Vanilla Island Region
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Air Seychelles reacts after COVID-19 arrived in the Vanilla Island Region

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2020

Seychelles remains free of the Coronavirus, but  COVID-19 arrived on the Island of Reunion, a French Island and part of ... Read More

The Seychelles showcased in Jeddah Intl. Travel & Tourism Exhibition
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The Seychelles showcased in Jeddah Intl. Travel & Tourism Exhibition

editor editor- March 12, 2020

Strengthening the destination’s presence in the GCC market, the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) showcased the tropical paradise in the 10th ... Read More

Seychelles and COVID-19: Future Uncertain
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Seychelles and COVID-19: Future Uncertain

editor editor- March 11, 2020

The outbreak and spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus are pushing local authorities in Seychelles to assess the economic impact especially ... Read More

Plastic Ocean Arch in Seychelles showcases harsh reality of ocean pollution
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Plastic Ocean Arch in Seychelles showcases harsh reality of ocean pollution

mm Alain St.Ange- March 7, 2020

A Plastic Ocean Arch was recently erected in Victoria, Seychelles, to showcase the harsh reality of ocean pollution. The Ocean ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism brings paradise to 2020 New York Times Travel Show
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Seychelles Tourism brings paradise to 2020 New York Times Travel Show

editor editor- March 5, 2020

On its mission to charm North American visitors, the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) took part in the New York Times ... Read More

Seychelles: Call for first ever Presidential Debate for 2020 election
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Seychelles: Call for first ever Presidential Debate for 2020 election

editor editor- March 4, 2020

With more and more candidates throwing their hats into the ring for the Seychelles Presidential election, and challenging the status ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism strengthens MICE ties in Meetings Arabia and Luxury Travel Congress
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Seychelles Tourism strengthens MICE ties in Meetings Arabia and Luxury Travel Congress

editor editor- March 3, 2020

In attendance in the region’s largest platform for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibition (MICE), the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) alongside ... Read More

Zero Discrimination Day
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Zero Discrimination Day

mm Alain St.Ange- March 2, 2020

On the occasion of the International Day against Discrimination, and in the wake of the presidential State of the Nation ... Read More

Quest in the Seychelles
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Quest in the Seychelles

editor editor- February 28, 2020

Words around the Island of Mahé spread like wild fire last week as English journalist and CNN International Anchor Richard ... Read More

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