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In a meeting held on Monday, the Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange met with the Chairman of the Seychelles’ Association of Omnibus Operators (SAO), Mr. Mervin Elizabeth together with other members of the association to follow up on the progress of the association ever since its creation as well as to address challenges they face. The Chairperson of the Association expressed the need for omnibus operators to be more visible on the tourism platform and be more involved in national events. Minister St.Ange welcomed the proposal and recommended that the Creative Industries and National Events Agency (CINEA), the…
Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest-growing and the largest African airline has announced through the eTN News Network that it has finalized preparations to launch flights to Moroni, Comoros, with the latest B737-800 New Generation with Sky Interior, as of October 30, 2016. Moroni is the largest city, the federal capital and seat of the government of the Union of the Comoros, a sovereign archipelago nation in the Indian Ocean. Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, said, “We are thrilled to spread our wings farther to the Comoros islands. We believe our flights to Moroni and elsewhere in our beloved continent,…
Miss Seychelles…another world 2016 Christine Barbier has once again received the support of local telecommunications company Airtel Seychelles. The company’s managing director Amadou Dina handed over a cheque for R6000 to our beauty queen last Friday. Present were the head of the Seychelles Tourism Board Event's section Marymonde Matatiken and other staff. Mr Dina wished Miss Barbier the very best of luck and called on her to take the Seychelles’ flag high. He also told her to keep smiling and to remain with the positive attitude that she has. "We look forward to following you on your journey in Washington…
The three frontline warships of India -- INS Kolkata, INS Trikand and INS Aditya -- are under the command of Rear Admiral Ravneet Singh were in Port Victoria for military exercises with the Seychelles Coast Guard. One of the ships, INS Kolkata, is the largest destroyer of the Indian Navy and was only commissioned in August 2014. This Seychelles visit is being seen as the maiden overseas deployment of INS Kolkata. A high profile cocktail was organised on INS Kolkata to mark this stop on Port Victoria and after addresses by the Rear Admiral Ravneet Singh of the Indian Navy…
Joel and Sandra Confait have re-opened "Les Rochers Restaurant and Boutique" at Grosse Roche, La Pointe of Saint Sauveur Praslin. A popular restaurant with the same name and owned by Mr & Mrs Jean-Claude Confait (Sr), the parents of Joel operated with success until only a couple of years ago and now just adjacent to the original restaurant Joel and Sandra Confait have opened their purpose built creole restaurant right on the sea with one of the most picturesque views. It was the island's Tourism and Culture Minister, Alain St.Ange who visited the new restaurant with two members of Praslin's…
Members of the Chinese Association of Seychelles gave Minister Alain St.Ange, the Minister of Tourism and Culture a tour of the construction site of the new Chinese Pagoda of Seychelles of Benezet Street in the heart of Victoria. "Construction of the new Chinese Pagoda started in earnest some two years ago and it is today around 66% completed" Andre Lownan, the Project Director for the construction of the Pagoda said to Miniser St.Ange and PS Benjamine Rose, the PS for Culture in the presence of the Charlie Ng, the Association's Chairman and Members of his Committee. Also present were representatives…

A taste of Seychelles in the UK - Vinn Goute

Thursday, 25 August 2016 13:40
British Journalist Stephen Spark recently visited the Mauritian Festival in London and contacted Minister Alain St.Ange, the Tourism and Culture Minister of the Seychelles to say that the flavour of the islands was very much present in London. Minister St.Ange used the opportunity to request for pictures and an article on the presence of Seychelles at this UK event. The British Journalist writes:- The setting was unmistakably English, the music was distinctively Mauritian and the flavours were undeniably Seychellois. The enticing aromas of Seychelles specialities at the Mauritius Open Air Festival in Gunnersbury Park came as quite a surprise. As…
The Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island is scheduled to open its door in late 2017 and last week Anne Lafortune, the PS for Tourism in the Ministry of Tourism and Culture accompanied the Four Seasons Team on a visit to the island to see the progress of the construction. Earlier this year it was announced that Four Seasons will manage the only resort offering on the remote tropical island of Desroches in the Seychelles. After undergoing extensive renovations, the existing property is scheduled to re-open in 2017 as Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island. Situated on the…
The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture Alain St.Ange said domestic tourism is on the rise across the country and there is a need to encourage more tourism establishments to promote it. Minister St.Ange said this after visiting tourism establishments in the eastern and southern parts of the main island Mahe last Friday and a property at on the north side of Mahe at Glacis but days earlier. The Minister was accompanied on his visits by the principal secretary for tourism Anne Lafortune and together they visited two well established self-catering establishments ̶ Green Palm self-catering apartments and Julie Villa,…
The latest Mason's Travel Newsletter just out confirms that three of Seychelles islands have made the Condé Nast Traveller's list of The World's 22 Most Incredible Private Islands, namely Denis Private Island, North Island and Frégate Island Private. Denis Private Island A natural paradise, Denis Private Island is a coraline island located just 30minutes by plane from Seychelles' main island of Mahé. The island's tag-line is "Barefoot Luxury at its finest," and here you'll discover just that when staying in your own secluded beach front cottage. Marked by a progressive conservation programme that keeps the island in pristine natural splendour,…
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