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Seychelles is an archipelago and country in the Indian Ocean. The 115-island country, whose capital is Victoria, lies 1,500 km (932 miles) east of mainland East Africa. Other nearby island countries and territories include Comoros, Mayotte (region of France), Madagascar, Réunion (region of France) and Mauritius to the south. With a population of roughly 92,000, it has the smallest population of any sovereign African country. - Wikipedia

Headlines

Aldabra Atoll
In effort to phase out plastic from Seychelles, government steps up enforcement
Celebrating Protected Areas Day
New financial plan to strengthen management of Seychelles’ Protected Areas - SIDS

RSS

seychelles - Google News


Tourism Portals

http://www.seychelles.travel
The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), is a public/private sector body headed by CEO Mrs. Sherin Francis, with Mrs. Kathleen Mason as the Chairperson.
The Seychelles Tourism Board's primary function is to promote and market Seychelles as the most desirable tourist destination.
Our Mission
To achieve for Seychelles the status of the most desirable island destination on the market offering the unique Seychellois way of life, at a price that is competitive and within a sustainable, eco-friendly environment which is protective of Seychelles’ natural beauty, assets, and cultural heritage.
Our Vision
In its drive to further raise visitor numbers, the Seychelles Tourism Board shall continue to develop and maintain an authentic, dynamic and sustainable tourism product at home reflective of the importance of Seychelles tourism industry to its economy and to the standard of living of its population. The Seychelles tourism product shall be constructed upon a base of professionalism and value for money, offering visitors a unique experience, as the foundation for parallel, innovative and cost-effective marketing campaigns throughout core and emerging markets.
At, the same time the Seychelles Tourism Board shall promote the gradual expansion and enhancement of existing tourism facilities, services and infrastructure to provide additional activities for visitors with increased revenue potential and appeal across a broader spectrum of markets.
The STB has offices in the France, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, South Africa, Abu Dhabi, China-Beijing & Shanghai, Hong Kong and Spain as well as representations in the Middle East, India, Brazil, South Korea and Russia.

Sustainable Tourism

Growing Sustainable Tourism: The Seychelles Approach By Alain St. Ange, CEO, Seychelles Tourism Board (PDF)
http://www.seychelles.travel/en/news/4872-fair-trade-tourism-body-set-to-sell-seychelles-sustainable-tourism-label-certified-hotels
https://www.facebook.com/sustainable.seychelles

Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Foundation
http://seychellessustainable.org

The foundation acts as a clearing house that deals full-time with sustainable tourism, that connects, collects, shares, lobbies, implements and raises funds for this endeavour and is the main focal point for all sustainable tourism matters in the country. Through its GSTC-criteria based action plan the SSTF will support a number of environmental and social sustainable tourism projects in the Seychelles, connecting different stakeholders, upscaling initiatives and pushing for sustainable change.

Elsewhere on the Web

http://nation.sc/index.php
http://www.seychellesnewsagency.com - @SeyNewsAgency

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/chanterellebookshop
https://www.facebook.com/groups/367719753281934

TripAdvisor

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotels-g297798-Mahe_Island-Hotels.html

Twitter

@SIF_Seychelles

@StateHouseSey

@naturesey
@SeyNewsAgency
@visitseychelles
@UnivSey
@anna_spenceley
@ronny_jumeau

Wikipedia

Seychelles

YouTube

Nature Seychelles

University

http://www.unisey.ac.sc/

Government
http://www.statehouse.gov.sc
http://www.statehouse.gov.sc/news.php
@StateHouseSey
https://www.facebook.com/StateHouseSey

Parks and Protected Areas

http://www.snpa.gov.sc
https://www.facebook.com/groups/367719753281934

Aldabra Atoll
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/185
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aldabra
fascinating+facts+about+Aldabr
Aldabra Atoll

Parastatal
Air Seychelles
National Statistics Bureau (NSB)
Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation (SBC)

Telecommunication
Airtel Telecom Seychelles Limited
Cable & Wireless (Seychelles) Ltd

Tourism
Accommodation Seychelles
Arts et Natura alle Seychelles
Bonnes adresses Seychelles
Burgess Yachts
Experience Seychelles
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Holidays Seychelles
Kenwood Travel
La Digue Island Official Website
Leisure & Business
My Islands Seychelles
My Map of Seychelles
Roma Flash - Seychelles Guide
Rely Tours
RoomsinSeychelles.com
Safari Lodges
SeaFarer Holidays
Seychellen.com
Seychelles Attitude
Seychelles Differently
Seychelles Hotels and Tours
Seychelles Naturally
Seychelles Postcards
Seychelles Secrets
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Seychelles Tourism Board
Seychelles Travel Guide
Seychelles Tropic Islands
Seychellesbookings.com
Seychelles Tourist Guide Book
Speedy's Yacht Management
Trek Divers
Tripping
Visit Seychelles

Websites
Absolute Magazine
A.C.T. - Offshore Limited
Eden Island
German Wedding Photographer in Seychelles
International Wedding Photographer in Seychelles
JOBO Seychelles
O'quay Shop Seychelles
Seychelles Connect
Seychelles Promo
Seychelles Postal Services
Seychelles this Week
Travel Insurance
Triporia
Virtual Seychelles
Wedding in Paradise
Yellow Pages Online Directory

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Events

November 22-24 Conference on Sustainable Tourism in Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
http://planeta.com/seychelles2017