New Serbian ambassador to Seychelles offers scholarships to study in his homeland

Cooperation in the field of health and education remains among the top priorities for bilateral relations between Serbia and Seychelles, said the newly accredited Serbian Ambassador. Aleksander Ristic, the new ambassador of Serbia to Seychelles, presented his credentials to President Danny Faure at State House, Victoria, on Tuesday. “I talked to the president and was advised to look into cooperation […]


National census to assess endangered species in Seychelles

A national census is expected to start over the course of this month to assess the endangered species of Seychelles. The annual exercise is being undertaken by the Ministry for Environment, Energy and Climate Change with the assistance of local consultants. Ashley Dias, director for biodiversity conservation said the census seeks to provide updated information on some of the island nation’s threatened species. “These are the Seychelles scops owl, Seychelles […]


Seychelles’ L’Union Estate on La Digue to host Creole Festival’s fashion show for the first time

Seychelles’ third most important island – La Digue – will for the first time this year host the prestigious fashion event, showcasing uprising Seychellois fashion designers during the annual Creole Festival. The announcement was made by the Creative Industries and National Events Agency (CINEA) during a press conference on Tuesday called to unveil details of the 34th edition of the Festival Kreol (Creole […]


When last place is an honour: World traveller chooses Seychelles as global tour’s final stop

Seychelles is the 195th and last country to be visited by a U.N. employee-turned-travel blogger on her world record-setting journey which started in 2017. Born in the U.S. city of Detroit to Ugandan parents, Jessica Nabongo, a travel influencer — became the first documented black woman to visit every UN member countries when she landed in Seychelles on Sunday. The 115-island archipelago in […]

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British Airways to offset UK carbon emissions

From January, British Airways will become the first UK airline to offset carbon emissions on all its flights within the UK. All customers flying within the UK next year on flights operated by British Airways will have the carbon emissions from their flights offset by the airline and invested in carbon reduction projects around the world. These quality assured projects […]


Aerotel London opens at Heathrow Airport

Plaza Premium Group has announced Aerotel London, the first and only hotel inside Heathrow Terminal 3. The hotel is just steps away from the check-in desks and its unconventional booking policy gives guests the flexibility to check-in any time of the day for stays from six hours or more. “Our international guests are now asking for a comfortable space to […]


Sheraton Milan San Siro opens in Italy

Marriott International has welcomed the opening of Sheraton Milan San Siro, following a multi-million-pound renovation of the former Grand Hotel Brun. Owned by European Hotel Investments and located in quiet, leafy San Siro, known for its wide green spaces and renowned San Siro football stadium, the hotel also provides quick access to the bustling city centre, world-class shopping district Citylife […]


Kempinski to expand to 100 hotels by 2021

Kempinski will focus on international expansion as part of its strategic planning. The oldest luxury hotel chain in Europe expects to have more than 100 luxury hotels in operation around the globe by 2021. In the next 12 months alone, nine new hotels with a total of 1,961 rooms and suites will open their doors: three of them in the […]

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Aquatrek Xtreme launches at Atlantis, the Palm

Atlantis, the Palm lends itself to real life Bond adventures with advanced aquatic mechanisms, the likes of which the region has yet to see. With the launch of the brand-new Aquatrek Xtreme experience, which will offer adventure lovers the chance to explore the depths of the Ambassador Lagoon, guests can go deeper than ever before. The latest state-of-the-art water thrill […]