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(Seychelles News Agency) – With Seychelles continually looking at ways to diversify its economic activities, one industry that appears to be attracting a lot of interest is the plantation of vanilla. There are already several businesses looking to get into the production of vanilla and SNA has learned that the Seychelles Islands Foundation (SIF) is now also looking into […]

(Seychelles News Agency) – The Waldorf Astoria resort on Seychelles’ Platte Island is expected to open by October 2023, two months ahead of schedule, said a top official. Glenny Savy, the chief executive of the state-owned Islands Development Company (IDC) that manages Platte Island, gave an update on the hotel development. Initially, the opening of the hotel […]

(Seychelles News Agency) – In Seychelles, the use of cannabis for recreational purposes by adults is illegal and remains a deeply controversial subject as drug abuse is one of the greatest challenges facing its society today. However, according to the Misuse of Drugs (Cannabidiol-based Products for Medical Purposes) Regulations 2020, people in Seychelles can access cannabidiol-based products […]

(Seychelles News Agency) – For the first time in its history, in 2022, Seychelles – an archipelago in the Western Indian Ocean – passed the 100,000 population mark with the latest census figures revealing a total of 100,447 inhabitants of which 84 percent are citizens of the country. This shows a 9.9 percent increase from 2010 when […]

(Seychelles News Agency) – The Seychelles’ government is considering to introduce GPS tracking bracelets for use by tourists when venturing out on hiking trails on their own. This announcement comes after a recent increase in tourists going missing on various trails on the islands, requiring large rescue missions, which at times took days to locate them. The President of […]

(Seychelles News Agency) – Seychelles will host for the first time the FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships on September 16-18 at the Beau Vallon beach in the north of Mahe, the main island, said a top official on Tuesday. This was revealed by the principal secretary for sports, Ralph Jean-Louis, in a press conference. […]

Seychelles Biennale 2022: Solo exhibition by James Agricole opens (seychelles news agency) A solo exhibition of a Seychellois artist taking part in the Seychelles Biennale of Contemporary Art has opened at the Eden Art Space on Eden Island – a man-made island near the capital Victoria. The solo exhibition of James Agricole, a side event of […]

(Seychelles News Agency) – Seychelles saw a 71.6 percent increase in the arrival of yachts in 2021 compared to 2020, when the island nation was greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, an official of the Seychelles Ports Authority (SPA) said recently. The SPA’s director for business development, Vincent Didon, told SNA that in 2021, 91 yachts, […]

(Seychelles News Agency) – Seychelles has surpassed the total number of visitor arrivals for the whole of 2021, well on the path to the recovery of its tourism industry in the seventh month of 2022, Tourism Seychelles – the marketing arm of the Department of Tourism – said on Friday. The 182,850th traveller landed in the island nation on Wednesday, July 27, making […]

Happy Shark Awareness Day – 14 June 2022     Shark Awareness Day is not about fear…   Many marine conservation groups celebrate this day every year in observance of sharks and the essential part they play in the marine ecosystem. This day is not about standing on the beach and shouting out warnings to panicked swimmers, […]

“Reef balls”: New ways to stop beach erosion tested on Desroches Island (Seychelles News Agency) – The Islands Development Company (IDC) is testing a new type of artificial protection called ‘reef balls’ against beach erosion on the island of Desroches in Seychelles, said a top IDC official. The islands of Desroches, Remire and Platte are currently facing […]

Tropical island beauty: Gabriella Gonthier to represent Seychelles at Miss Universe 2022 (Seychelles News Agency) – After an absence of over two decades, Seychelles will return to the Miss Universe pageant this year, represented by one of the island nation’s experienced beauty queens, Gabriella Gonthier. The 24-year-old was nominated as Seychelles’ Miss Universe beauty queen by Telly’s Modeling […]


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