Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Breaking Island News

Seychelles: Former Seychelles’ President Sir James Mancham Dies Aged 77

The founding president of the Republic of Seychelles, Sir James Mancham, passed away peacefully on Sunday morning at his residence. He was 77 years old.

According to local media reports, Sir James Mancham, the former president of the Seychelles passed away in his sleep Sunday 8th January 2017 An active campaigner for global peace, …Read More: Seychelles: Former Seychelles’ President Sir James Mancham Dies Aged 77

Resort Trends

Tourism: Could the Indian Ocean Tourism Market Realize its Potential in 2017?

Whilst tourist figures are increasing, former Seychellois president and tourism ambassador Sir James Mancham believes there’s still a long way to go to.

Whilst Seychelles, La Réunion, Mauritius and the Maldives have been successfully engaged in tourism development over the last 25 years, developments have remained relatively stagnant in the rest of the Indian …Read More: Tourism: Could the Indian Ocean Tourism Market Realize its Potential in 2017?

Island Issues

Seychelles: Former President Sir James Mancham Re-Elected to Comesa Committee

Seychelles Global Citizen: The Autobiography of the Founding President

The former President of the Seychelles, Sir James Mancham, has this week been re-elected for his second term as a member of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa Committee of Elders.

Sir James Mancham – Founding President of the Seychelles

The founding President of the Seychelles, Sir James Mancham, has …Read More: Seychelles: Former President Sir James Mancham Re-Elected to Comesa Committee

Environment

Seychelles: North Island - A Triumph for Eco-Tourism and Rare Species Protection

A delegation from the Seychelles Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change called by at North Island to witness the private island’s progress to becoming an ecological giant.

North Island – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

During an official visit earlier this week, the Seychelles’ Principal Secretary for the Environment, Alain …Read More: Seychelles: North Island – A Triumph for Eco-Tourism and Rare Species Protection

Island Issues

Seychelles: Former Island President Presents New Book in Hamburg

Founding President James R. Mancham and son with Farhad Vladi - Photo Courtesy of www.nation.sc

The founding president of the Seychelles, James R. Mancham, recently presented his new book at a formal reception organized by Vladi Private Islands’ chairman, Farhad Vladi.

Founding President James R. Mancham and son with Farhad Vladi – Photo Courtesy of www.nation.sc

The founding president of the Seychelles, James R. Mancham (75), recently …Read More: Seychelles: Former Island President Presents New Book in Hamburg

Environment

Seychelles: Government Exchanges Debt for Development & Island Conservation

The Seychelles has agreed to an innovative debt-swap agreement which will see the island republic’s debt reduced in exchange for a greater commitment to marine conservation.

Private Island Seychelles – Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The Government of the Seychelles has agreed to a transformational “debt-for-adaptation” swap which – if …Read More: Seychelles: Government Exchanges Debt for Development & Island Conservation

Breaking Island News

Seychelles: Five Star Private Island Resort Opens Its Doors to Global Glitterati

Enchanted Island Resort - Courtesy of Enchanted Island Resort

The Dubai-based hospitality group JA Resorts & Hotels is set to open the doors of Enchanted Island Resort – the company’s first ever internationally managed property.

Enchanted Island Resort – Courtesy of Enchanted Island Resort

It seems that Christmas has come early for the Dubai-based hospitality group JA Resorts and Hotels, with …Read More: Seychelles: Five Star Private Island Resort Opens Its Doors to Global Glitterati

Environment

Seychelles: Denis Private Island Wins Environmental Accolade

Denis Island - Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

A Seychelles private island, Denis Island, has been presented with the Environmental Sustainability Award at this year’s Seychelles Business Awards.

Denis Island – Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Luxury island retreat Denis Island has this week been announced as the winner of the prestigious Environmental Sustainability Award at the Seychelles Business …Read More: Seychelles: Denis Private Island Wins Environmental Accolade

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