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2020, február 27 - 07:12

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Tourism industry elects new board


The Seychelles Hospitality and Tourism Association (SHTA) has re-elected Louis D’Offay, of L’Archipel Hotel, Praslin, as its chairman.

The newly elected SHTA board members. Chairman D’Offay is third from left

The election took place at the association’s first executive board meeting following the industry’s annual general meeting at the International Conference Centre on May 30.

EU to move action against pirates to Seychelles area


The European Union (EU) is to move its anti-piracy operations further south to the Seychelles region.

Minister Morgan meets Mr Solana

It has also promised to keep up its presence in the Indian Ocean for as long as there is pirate activity in the region.

President attends Comesa Summit


President James Michel is attending the 13th summit of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) in the Zimbabwean town of Victoria Falls this week.

Nineteen heads of state are expected to attend the summit titled Consolidating Regional

 President Michel

Integration through Value Addition, Trade and Food Security.

Call for taxes in rupees shows reform success


More evidence that the economic reforms are producing desired results came last week when the director general for revenue reminded businesses they have to pay taxes in rupees and not forex.

Mrs Fanchette

Our conservation record attracts more tourists


Tourists are keen to know if any of the money they spend in Seychelles funds conservation efforts and are happy to learn that a lot of it does.

That – and our keenness to preserve the environment – attracts more visitors here.

Chief executive Nirmal Shah of Nature Seychelles said this on Tuesday as his organisation teamed up with the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) and the Public Utilities Corporation to educate key tourism partners on the need to conserve and reuse water.

Floating islands


The rarest bird in Seychelles is not the magpie-robin nor the scops owl nor is it the white-eye. It is the Caspian tern. No more than ten pairs breed at Aldabra. 

Seychelles and US partner to address security concerns


Personnel from US Africa Command concluded a week-long US Department of State-led survey in Seychelles Friday to address security concerns impacting island residents.

The survey was requested by the Seychelles government through the US Embassy in Mauritius and was exclusively focused on how the United States and the Seychelles government might be able to work together on issues of safety, security and potential surveillance options in and around the Indian Ocean.

Irish college students on attachment in Seychelles


Six students from the prestigious Shannon College of Hotel Management in Ireland are now on work attachment in Seychelles.

Three have been placed at the Four Seasons Resort and the rest at Labriz Silhouette.

The students, who are aiming to become hotel managers at the end of their degree studies, will be here for three months to get work experience in various sections of the hotel industry.

Marathon walk helps STB promote Seychelles


While on an invitation visit to South Korea to promote Seychelles, Stephanie Lablache from the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) had the chance to compete in the annual Sunyang Masai Marathon.

Ms Rousseau, No 4004, and Ms Lablache walking the 5km Masai marathon

Ms Lablache was accompanied by Giovanna Rousseau in this year’s fourth marathon on Sunday May 10, which had over 5,000 entrants.

Seychelles Regatta debut success has sponsors to thank


The first Seychelles Regatta has been such a success that it now has the organisers and competitors looking forward to a second event next year.

The first Seychelles Regatta was a huge success