Seychelles represented at the 20th International Dive Show in Paris

Seychelles represented at the 20th International Dive Show in Paris

Seychelles’ rich, unique and well preserved marine biodiversity, as well as the diverse and impressive diving opportunities around the islands, were showcased at France’s leading event dedicated to the world of sea lovers and divers.

For the fifth consecutive year, the Seychelles Tourism Board has taken part in the Paris International Dive Show [Salon de la Plongée] held at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles. Air Seychelles was also present at the event.

The 20th edition of the international event dedicated to the scuba diving world was held from January 12 to 15, 2018.

Seychelles’ visibility as a ‘diver’s paradise’ was given an added boost at the event, thanks to the participation of Blue Sea Divers – a local dive centre.

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Seychelles features among the world’s Top 20 wedding destinations at the ‘Best Wedding Award’ in China

Seychelles has added yet another accolade to its collection at the very start of the year 2018.

The island destination has been named one of the ‘Top 20 Most Beautiful Wedding Destinations in the World’ by People’s Daily – one of the largest and most influential newspapers in China.

This was announced at ‘The Best Wedding Award 2017’ ceremony, held in Beijing on January 9, 2018.

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Tourism Minister heads to Pointe Au Sel and Anse Royale on first hotel visit for 2018

Tourism Minister heads to Pointe Au Sel and Anse Royale on first hotel visit for 2018

The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Ambassador Maurice Loustau-Lalanne has undertaken his first hotel visit for the year 2018, on Friday last week.

Minister Loustau-Lalanne visited 12 tourism establishments in the districts of Pointe Au Sel and Anse Royale, accompanied by the Principal Secretary for Tourism, Anne Lafortune.

The tourism accommodations visited during this first visit were mostly small Seychellois-owned establishments.

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Remco Althuis


Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, today announced the appointment of Remco Althuis as its Interim Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Roy Kinnear.

Mr Althuis joins the carrier from Etihad Airways, where he held the position of Regional General Manager Europe, with responsibility for the airline’s commercial activities in 17 European markets.

He has also held senior management positions at Air France-KLM and KLM during an aviation career spanning more than 20 years.

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Kempinski The Spa wins at World Spa Awards

World Spa Awards 2017 winners revealed: 'Kempinski The Spa' named Seychelles’ Best Resort Spa

Kempinski The Spa of Kempinski Seychelles Resort has been named Seychelles’ Best Resort Spa at the 3rd annual World Spa Awards.

The World Spa Awards 2017 Gala Ceremony was held on December 10, 2017, at the JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort & Spa in Vietnam.

The event was attended by hundreds of spa, hospitality and tourism leaders from around the globe.

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Seychelles Tourism Board joins cultural delegation at Festival Liberté Métisse in Reunion

Seychelles was represented at the 8th edition of Festival Liberté Métisse in Reunion Island, held from Friday 15th to Sunday 17th December 2017, at L'Etang-Salé beach.

Festival Liberté Métisse is an annual cultural event that commemorates the abolition of slavery in Reunion. It was initiated by the Regional Council of Reunion as a Vanilla Island event.

Through this event, members of the Vanilla islands comprising of Seychelles, Madagascar, La Réunion, Mauritius, Comoros and Mayotte, come together to share the richness of their cultural heritage, including through painting exhibitions and concerts.

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