Seychelles Tourism Board News

Sherin Francis, chief executive, Seychelles Tourist Board

Sherin Francis, chief executive, Seychelles Tourist Board

9 November 2017 Videos

With new flights from British Airways and Austrian Airways boosting airlift into the destination, Seychelles Tourist Board enjoyed a strong WTM. Here chief executive Sherin Francis tells Breaking Travel News more and reveals just how important social media has become when advertising the destination.

Sherin Francis, chief executive, Seychelles Tourism

Sherin Francis, chief executive, Seychelles Tourism

17 July 2017 Videos

With the Seychelles recognised as both the Indian Ocean’s Leading Cruise Destination and Indian Ocean’s Leading Tourist Board by voters at the World Travel Awards, Sherin Francis, chief executive, Seychelles Tourism, tells Breaking Travel News what it means to win.

Sherin Francis, chief executive, Seychelles Tourism Board

Sherin Francis, chief executive, Seychelles Tourism Board

2 May 2017 Videos

Breaking Travel News talks to Sherin Francis, chief of the Seychelles Tourism Board, about all the latest headlines from the destination. As well as welcoming to exciting new properties to the Indian Ocean, we find out more about how the Middle East is becoming an increasingly significant source market for the islands.

Turkish Airlines adds flights to Seychelles

Turkish Airlines adds flights to Seychelles

10 September 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Turkish Airlines is expanding its global destination portfolio with the addition of Seychelles to its list. The new route, which will incluse a stop over in Istanbul, brings the total number of destinations to 243 worldwide, and raise to 49 in Africa.

Kempinski Seychelles to welcome World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2015

Kempinski Seychelles to welcome World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2015

Kempinski Seychelles Resort Baie Lazare has been selected to host the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2015. Set to take place on Saturday, June 20th, the dazzling red-carpet ceremony will welcome hospitality leaders and luminaries from across the regions. Located on the south end of Mahé in Baie Lazare, Kempinski Seychelles Resort is the perfect location for the Gala Ceremony.

Emirates doubles capacity to tourism hotspot Seychelles

Emirates doubles capacity to tourism hotspot Seychelles

Emirates is set to increase its capacity to the popular Indian Ocean Island of Seychelles, when it switches from the current Airbus 330-200 used on one of the two daily services to a larger Boeing 777-300ER from June 1st 2015. The introduction of the Emirates Boeing 777-300ER, which operates as flight EK705 from Dubai and as EK706 on the return flight, will increase overall capacity on the route by 1,722 seats per week and will make the route an all-Boeing 777 operation.