Kevin Betsy: La Digue
10th September 2019
Top football coach Kevin Betsy is delighted that his trip to help the youngsters of Seychelles proved such a success.Kevin, who is head coach of the England Under-17s team, spent a fortnight in Seyche... more...
Coaching session on Mahe
10th September 2019
Kevin's itinerary in Seychelles was devised to allow him meet up with as many sports people as possible. His schedule went like this:A visit to Praslin secondary school, where he was welcomed by James... more...
Patrick Pillay: “I enjoy politics”
16th July 2019
With the Presidential Elections looming next year, observers are starting to scrutinise the thoughts and actions of Seychelles politicians. Lewis Betsy, publisher of Seychelles Life, asked Patrick Pil... more...
On a mission: Alain St Ange and Peter Sinon of One Seychelles
8th May 2019
By Lewis BetsyPolitics in Seychelles is in a strange place. When I was in the UK, I viewed the situation with trepidation, but also some sense of hope. Now I am back living in my beloved home country,... more...
Gerard Hoarau: A life cut short
3rd January 2019
Tribute was paid again to the memory of Gerard Hoarau who died in the cause of fighting for democracy in Seychelles.Gerard, who had been living in exile, was shot dead outside his home in North London... more...
Protest: Thousands take to the streets demanding a fresh Presidential election
13th November 2018
By Lewis Betsy There are growing public protests over the refusal of Danny Faure to hold a fresh Presidential election.But is he listening?I wish he was. The state of Seychelles needs someone to ... more...
13th November 2018
It all came as a bit of a surprise, she said, but Ketsia Marie has found herself crowned Miss Creole Des Iles Seychelles 2018.The 20-year-old student from Au Cap took the title at the the beauty pagea... more...
Big opportunity for sea viewing: The Calypso glass-bottomed boat with room for 30 passengers
13th November 2018
By John Lablache Seychelles’ tiny capital, Victoria, is sheltered from the Indian Ocean by a string of islands which also constitute the Ste Anne Marine Park, one of the archipelago’s... more...

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Seeing the wonders of the sea through a glass-bottom boat 13 November 2018
By John Lablache Seychelles’ tiny capital, Victoria, is sheltered from the Indian Ocean by a string of island......
Tourism Minister checks out the challenges facing small hotels in Seychelles 08 June 2018
Didier Dogley, the new Minister for Tourism, believes in doing his own research. He visited eight small hotels in South ......
An official welcome to mark Air France’s return to Seychelles since May 5 08 June 2018
...e international airport, shortly after 7am.The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Didier Dogley, Pr......
Our Creole culture will enrich the tourism experience, says new Minister 09 May 2018
The new Tourism Minister for Seychelles, Didier Dogley, wasted no time in spelling out how he would improve the industry......
Air Seychelles under fire as it cuts staff by quarter 16 April 2018
...to be cut by a quarter as the airline tries to make savings.Tourism Minister Maurice Loustau-Lalanne came under fire fro......
Seychelles award for best travel destination is of 'huge significance' 16 March 2018
...azine LUX.Sherin Francis, Chief Executive of the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), said: “This award reinforces our ......
Seychelles links up with British Airways to boost tourism 27 November 2017
...to be boosted with a special link-up between the Seychelles Tourism Board and British Airways.The two signed up to a two......
Extra flights will boost tourism in Seychelles... and BA is back 14 October 2017
Tourism in Seychelles will be given a welcome boost with two airlines – British Airways and Air France – ope......
Tourism officers in global showcase for Seychelles growing industry 29 November 2016
Seychelles tourism officers turned out in force for one of the biggest showcases in the globe, the World Travel Market (......
Turkey opens up new air route to Seychelles 07 June 2016
The airline named best in Europe is to fly three times a week to Seychelles from October. Turkish Airlines, a four-st......
Seychelles and South Africa link up to promote tourism 07 June 2016
Tourism chiefs in Seychelles and South Africa have agreed to work closer together.  They signed a memorandum of ......
Honeymoon couple win dream holiday... and hope for a future family 07 June 2016
...The video competition which was organised by the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) under the theme My Seychelles Experience......
Air Seychelles 'committed to being best' in Indian Ocean 03 May 2016
...nd by doing so, it is making a valuable contribution to our tourism-based economy.”...
Time to take a deep breath... and smile with pride 03 May 2016
People living in Seychelles are breathing the best air in the world. The archipelago topped the list of 180 countries......
Queen Victoria reigns at Mahe Quay 03 May 2016
Records just keep getting broken at Port Victoria. The 298m long Queen Victoria has now become the longest cruise shi......
Giants of the sea boost Seychelles tourism industry 31 March 2016
...06 visitors when the cruise ship season ends in September. Tourism and Culture Minister Alain St Ange was invited onboa......
Qatar Airways flies back to Seychelles 31 March 2016
...ons”. The announcement was made at the international tourism trade fair, ITB in Berlin where Seychelles Tourism M......
South Africa consulate opens up new opportunities 31 March 2016
...,” she added, citing the Blue Economy, investment and tourism as opportunities for “a new level of bilateral......
It just gets bigger and better at Port Victoria 25 February 2016
She may be the longest ship to berth in Seychelles, but the visit of the 261-metre Sun Princess was significantly more......
Tourism boost as more people visit Seychelles 25 February 2016
...th in the last five years. The news is encouraging for the tourism industry as 2015 saw a record 278,853 visitors, up 1......
Travel show promotion is a “great success” for Seychelles 25 February 2016
A joint effort by the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) and a British travel firm at one of the biggest holiday shows in ......
Creole celebrations go on despite the rain 05 November 2015
...ure has become an important asset in the development of our tourism industry and our campaign to promote Seychelles.&rdq......
Tourism workers praised for their 'sacrifices' as the industry continues to grow 08 October 2015
Workers in Seychelles tourism industry have been praised for their efforts. A special mass was held at the Cathedral ......
Visitors return to Aldabra, land of the giant tortoise 03 March 2015
...n partners. Silhouette Cruises aims to introduce a new eco-tourism concept for divers and visitors studying nature. Th......
More boats for Eden Marina as demand increases for life on the ocean waves 03 March 2015
Eden Marina on Eden Island, the home by the sea for the well-to-do on Mahe, and already regarded as the largest of its......
Chinese tourists eye Seychelles as ideal holiday destination 02 March 2015
...upport because of its potential value to Air Seychelles and tourism within the Seychelles.” Sherin Naiken, chief ......
Memories of the early days of eco tourism revived with cruise ship 02 March 2015
Memories of the pioneering past of eco tourism will be revived later this year when a luxury cruise ship docks in Seyc......
Eden Island, the amazing project on land reclaimed from the sea 10 February 2015
Any visitor to Seychelles cannot miss it. The impressive luxury residential development is on the east coast of the ma......
A fond farewell to the Pirates Arms as the developers get set to move in 17 October 2014
By John Lablache. The “Pirates Arms” one of Victoria’s oldest landmarks is set to make way for the ......
We were married in the most beautiful place in the world 21 August 2014
Lorraine Kowalewska and Marek Kowalewski, who live in Guildford, Surrey, decided to get married in the Seychelles. It wa......
More UK visitors travel to Seychelles 19 August 2014
Seychelles continues to be the destination of choice for holidaymakers from the UK and Ireland in spite of increasing co......

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Always aim to be the best, soccer star Kevin Betsy tells Seychelles youth
10th September 2019
Kevin Betsy: La Digue
Top football coach Kevin Betsy is delighted that his trip to help the youngsters of Seychelles proved… more...
Kevin's goal is to help as many young players as possible
10th September 2019
Coaching session on Mahe
Kevin's itinerary in Seychelles was devised to allow him meet up with as many sports people as possible.… more...
EXCLUSIVE: Why I am still prepared to stand for President... and why I bear no grudges, by Patrick Pillay
16th July 2019
Patrick Pillay: “I enjoy politics”
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Will the new ‘Third Force’ political party bring us all together? Watch this space!
8th May 2019
On a mission: Alain St Ange and Peter Sinon of One Seychelles
By Lewis BetsyPolitics in Seychelles is in a strange place. When I was in the UK, I viewed the situation… more...
Seychellois in London pay tribute to the sacrifice of Gerard Hoarau
3rd January 2019
Gerard Hoarau: A life cut short
Tribute was paid again to the memory of Gerard Hoarau who died in the cause of fighting for democracy… more...
Thousands of protesters demand a fresh Presidential election, so why isn't Danny Faure listening?
13th November 2018
Protest: Thousands take to the streets demanding a fresh Presidential election
By Lewis Betsy There are growing public protests over the refusal of Danny Faure to hold a… more...
Surprise! Ketsia is crowned Miss Creole
13th November 2018
It all came as a bit of a surprise, she said, but Ketsia Marie has found herself crowned Miss Creole… more...
Seeing the wonders of the sea through a glass-bottom boat
13th November 2018
Big opportunity for sea viewing: The Calypso glass-bottomed boat with room for 30 passengers
By John Lablache Seychelles’ tiny capital, Victoria, is sheltered from the Indian Ocean… more...
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