Honouring a Seychellois hero: Colin Dyer
16th November 2021
By Lewis Betsy It is rewarding that in the country of his birth Gerard Hoarau is at last being being recognised for his courage in trying to bring about democracy to Seychelles.Gerard was assassi... more...
Gerard Hoarau: Honoured in his homeland
5th November 2021
By Lewis Betsy The lives of exiled hero Gerard Hoarau and other Seychellois who died supporting democracy are to be honoured in a Mass in Seychelles.Their names will be read out at a service on S... more...
Celebration:  Barry and Bessie on his big day
2nd November 2021
by Lewis Betsy I was privileged to be at the birthday party of my great footballing friend Barry Gendron. It was a lovely event and Barry commented: “Fun was had by all, especially me.... more...
Call for action: We must face reality, says Barry Gendron, right, with Lewis Betsy
14th October 2021
 Paradise may be a pre-conceived idea and a portrayal that all is well in the so-called Garden of Eden. In fact, some say, the garden is in full bloom, roses are in abundance. Others question thi... more...
Ready for the tournament: President Ramkalawan, and British High Commissioner Patrick Lynch, centre,  with players in the Premier League team strips
14th October 2021
An inspirational new sporting initiative has been launched to encourage youngsters to play football in Seychelles.The Seychelles Schools Premier League is a collaboration with the British Government i... more...
I mourn the loss of a great Seychellois George Uzice
14th October 2021
By Lewis Betsy It is with great sadness that I learned of the death of my friend George Uzice who I regard as a great Seychellois.George died in in Miama, Florida, USA, where he was living.The ne... more...
Recalling the past: Gilbert Eliza at the Espace Building
14th October 2021
By Lewis Betsy I met up with an old friend recently and was reminded of his remarkable history. His name is Gilbert Eliza and he told me about how he joined the British Army 60 years ago… ... more...
Quizzed: Ian Withers tells the TRNUC about his work for Rene by video link
14th October 2021
By Lewis Betsy IAN Withers, who spied on our freedom fighters for the murderous Rene regime, gave a telling account of his activities to a TRNUC hearing live by Skype. The ex-private detecti... 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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Foundation established in Seychelles to pay tribute to the life and courage of Gerard Hoarau
16th November 2021
Honouring a Seychellois hero: Colin Dyer
By Lewis Betsy It is rewarding that in the country of his birth Gerard Hoarau is at last being… more...
Foundation organises Mass to honour Seychelles hero Gerard Hoarau
5th November 2021
Gerard Hoarau: Honoured in his homeland
By Lewis Betsy The lives of exiled hero Gerard Hoarau and other Seychellois who died supporting… more...
Football legend with a great love of life celebrates his birthday
2nd November 2021
Celebration:  Barry and Bessie on his big day
by Lewis Betsy I was privileged to be at the birthday party of my great footballing friend… more...
We are in a trance. Now we must become more pro-active to achieve real change in Seychelles at this confusing time
14th October 2021
Call for action: We must face reality, says Barry Gendron, right, with Lewis Betsy
 Paradise may be a pre-conceived idea and a portrayal that all is well in the so-called Garden… more...
Young footballers ready to kick off like stars from the Premier League
14th October 2021
Ready for the tournament: President Ramkalawan, and British High Commissioner Patrick Lynch, centre,  with players in the Premier League team strips
An inspirational new sporting initiative has been launched to encourage youngsters to play football… more...
I mourn the loss of a great Seychellois George Uzice
14th October 2021
I mourn the loss of a great Seychellois George Uzice
By Lewis Betsy It is with great sadness that I learned of the death of my friend George Uzice… more...
Veteran Gilbert recalls the day young men scrambled to join the British Army
14th October 2021
Recalling the past: Gilbert Eliza at the Espace Building
By Lewis Betsy I met up with an old friend recently and was reminded of his remarkable history.… more...
The man with no remorse is exposed by Skype
14th October 2021
Quizzed: Ian Withers tells the TRNUC about his work for Rene by video link
By Lewis Betsy IAN Withers, who spied on our freedom fighters for the murderous Rene regime,… more...
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