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Seychelles reopens to several African countries

The authorities in Seychelles have given permission for travellers from South Africa to enter Seychelles as of Monday, 19 October 2020...

19 Oct 2020

Seychelles launches TV programs on a mobile app

In Seychelles, the public broadcaster will soon introduce a mobile application that will provide the majority of its broadcasts...

18 Nov 2019

Seychelles crowned top island destination in Africa & Middle East

Travel + Leisure 2019 World's Best Award has named Seychelles the top island destination in Africa & the Middle East.

31 Jul 2019

Air Seychelles introduces seyStream enhancing customer experience in-flight

seyStream will be accessible bi-monthly via guests' personal devices including smartphones, laptops and tablets.

26 Jun 2019

Seychelles floating solar energy project moves into next phase

Africa's first utility-scale, private-sector funded floating solar project is continuing in the Seychelles on to its next implementation phase...

13 Jun 2019

Air Seychelles launches new daily Johannesburg flights

Air Seychelles has launched a new daily service between the Seychelles and Johannesburg.

5 Jun 2019

The Luxury Collection signs its first Seychelles-based hotel

The Luxury Collection has announced its first hotel in Seychelles with the signing of North Island...

8 Mar 2019

Air Seychelles announces new daily flight to Joburg

Effective 3 June 2019, Air Seychelles will add a Monday flight to its weekly South Africa timetable...

7 Mar 2019

How many tourists can Seychelles accommodate?

Seychelles will conduct a feasibility study later on this year ahead of 2020 deadline on the moratorium for building large hotels on the archipelago...

20 Feb 2019

Seychelles bans single-use plastic straws to protect environment

"Retailers have been given to January 2019 to use their existing stock of plastic straws. We are going to start an intensive education programme as we also need to present importers with alternatives rather than just stating that we are imposing a ban."

11 Jun 2018

Business boost - Air Seychelles partners with Booking.com

Under the partnership, Booking.com will enable guests travelling with Air Seychelles or other airlines to book a selection of accommodations...

18 May 2018

Seychelles designates huge new marine reserve

A vast new marine protected area has been created in the Indian Ocean around the Seychelle islands, the government announced on Thursday, 22 February...

23 Feb 2018

In need of hotel rooms, Seychelles' govt tells developers to begin projects or lose them

Eight out of 18 tourism projects excluded from a moratorium on large hotels in Seychelles could be reallocated if the project backers don't begin construction within a year...

17 Oct 2017

Innovative business in Seychelles to turn seaweed into fertiliser

This new seaweed harvesting business will be collecting washed up seaweed, and processing it to extract the organic matter in liquid form...

20 Sep 2017

Speed networking at the Seychelles Roadshow

We caught up with the director for Africa and America's Seychelles Tourism Board and marketing manager for Alphonse Island at the Seychelles Roadshow, to find out more about MICE services and its positioning within the Seychelles...

By Robin Fredericks 26 Jul 2017

#CSIMonth: How the Seychelles is restoring its marine ecosystem through coral farming

We are all familiar with the expression ‘green fingers', however, in the Indian Ocean Island of Seychelles it would probably be more fitting to say ‘reef fingers'...

24 Jul 2017

Seychelle's Blue Economy secures financial backing from AfDB

The African Development Bank has signed an $800,000 grant agreement with the government of Seychelles to support micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in its Blue Economy sector...

20 Mar 2020

Seychelles launches first nature trail competition

The event plans on attracting and engaging nature sports enthusiast in the region and across the globe to Seychelles, as well as a concept for Seychellois competitors...

30 Oct 2019

Three dozen cruise ships expected in Seychelles this season, a 20% increase

"The various cruise ship calls this season will give the Seychelles islands the chance to showcase itself to potential visitors with the hope that their short experience will whet their appetite for future visits."

13 Nov 2017

World Bank approves $20m for sustainable fisheries, marine conservation in Seychelles

The conservation of Seychelles' marine resources and seafood value chains will benefit from a $20m package approved by the World Bank...

5 Oct 2017

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