Tag: Seychelles

Seychelles skies welcome Tel Aviv inaugural non-stop flight

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles recently welcomed its first non-stop flight from Tel Aviv, linking Israel to Seychelles. Flight HM021 which landed at the Seychelles International Airport was greeted by a traditional water cannon salute, in the presence of key dignitaries, government representatives, travel trade members as well as media […]

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Seychelles showcases an off-beat land and water experience for Indian tour operators

Seychelles Tourism Board in collaboration with Variety Cruises recently conducted a familiarisation trip to Seychelles that comprised of unique land and water experience for a small group of Indian tour operators. This week-long educational trip included a liveaboard opportunity, island hopping experience as well as stay and hotel visits on the main island of Seychelles.  […]

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Seychelles promotes its biodiversity hotspots

Being one of the 25 biodiversity hotspots in the world, Seychelles is a must visit for nature enthusiasts. The archipelago is blessed with some of the world’s rarest species of flora and fauna, including endangered birds and plants. However, Seychelles’ biodiversity remains at risk from a variety of human induced pressures; making the conservation and […]

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Air Seychelles launches its sixth weekly service between Seychelles and India

Air Seychelles has successfully launched its sixth weekly frequency between Seychelles and Mumbai. The flight was operated on May 12. Airbus A320 aircraft S7-AMI commanded by Captain Francois Jackson and First Officer Rajesh Nair undertook the journey. The service consisted of nine business and 56 economy class guests, was supported by Cabin Manager, Tania Mellie, […]

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Seychelles Tourism Board launches first-of-its-kind global advertising campaign

Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) has launched its global advertising campaign film that will be showcased across traditional and digital mediums in the Indian market. The film is a first-of-its-kind initiative by the Seychelles Tourism Board – India Office. Directed and developed by digital content creators – TheVibe, the film captures the essence of Seychelles and […]

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Seychelles Tourist Office organises 3- city roadshow in India

Seychelles Tourist Office, India organised a three-city roadshow from September 3 to 7 in Kolkata, Bengaluru and Pune. These cities have not only seen an increase in outbound tourism but have high exposure and interest in Seychelles. This potential made them an ideal choice for a targeted roadshow after Delhi, Ahmedabad and Mumbai last year. […]

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Seychelles’ Tourism highlights hiking experience

The Tourism Department of Seychelles has launched a new leaflet providing tips to hikers, especially tourists, keen to explore Seychelles’ walks and trails. The leaflet has been produced by the Risk Management Section within the Tourism Department, in collaboration with other partners including the Seychelles National Parks Authority and Seychelles police. The Principal Secretary for […]

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Ethiopian Airlines to commence sixth daily flight service to Seychelles from December 2017

Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it will add a 6th weekly flight to Seychelles from December 6, 2017. Commenting on the development, Chief Commercial Officer, Ethiopian Airlines, Busera Awel, said, “Air transport being a vital component of the tourist appeal and the driving factor for economic growth in general, we have been serving our continent […]

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Seychelles marks annual growth of 42% on Indian tourist arrivals

Seychelles marked a 42% annual increase in tourist arrivals from India in 2016 compared to 2015. Around 11,000 tourists from India visited Seychelles in 2016 compared to 8000 in 2015 and as a result, India broke into the list of top 10 source markets for the tourism board. This increase can be attributed to the […]

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Qatar Airways adds new destination and daily flights to Seychelles

Qatar Airways under its global route expansion has launched daily flights to the islands of the Seychelles. The 14th new destination on the airline’s route map in 2016   and the third in Africa. Seychelles is key to Qatar Airways’ global network expansion strategy and its continuing growth in Africa, with the destination compris ing of […]

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