Tourism boost as more people visit Seychelles
More people are visiting the Seychelles, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.
In January, 18,760 visitors arrived, an increase of 8 per cent compared to January 2015. The figure is a remarkable 22 per cent above the average for the same month in the last five years.
The news is encouraging for the tourism industry as 2015 saw a record 278,853 visitors, up 19 per cent on 2014.
The highest percentage of visitors in January this year – 61 per cent was from Europe, 13 per cent from Africa, 22 per cent from Asia and 4 per cent from America.