Seychelles Lonely Planet Top destination

Lonely Planet 2014 – Seychelles Top Honeymoon / Wedding Destination

Seychelles Wedding.org: Seychelles, a top notch holiday destination for its exotic beaches and panoramic ocean view. The republic of Seychelles has become one of the first holiday hangout countries for weddings, honeymooners and the celebrities in every field across all domains which have been proudly enlisted in Lonely Planet’s top ten lists.

With enhanced connectivity from across the world with the help of airlines like Etihad, Air Seychelles and especially Emirates who are providing an extensive 12 flights from Dubai to Mahe and also several multiple connectivity from UK. This country of islands has come within the reach of the middle class too. No matter whatever is your lookout and budget, you are sure to experience a vacation of memories and delight for a lifetime. Read more

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Seychelles in the spotlight at Hamburg Travel Fair

Seychelles Wedding.org: Good news for german couples which like to go for a “Hochzeit oder Flitterwochen”. It is perhaps the best combination of beauty with technology as the beautiful country of islands Seychelles becomes the official partner of the Hamburg Travel Fair of Germany. Seychelles made the most of the moment as both the CEO of Seychelles Tourism board Mr.Sherin Naiken and minister of the Seychelles Island’s tourism and culture board Mr.Alain St.Ange flew in assisted with Bernadette Willemin, their Board’s Paris Based Director for Europe. This auspicious occasion was accompanied by joined by Edith Hunzinger, the Manager of the Seychelles Frankfurt Office, and Christine Vel, the Senior Marketing Executive of the Seychelles Tourism Board,Paris. Read more

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Culture – Seychelles celebrates first China Day

Seychelles Wedding.org: It was an evening of colors and enchanting Chinese culture at the opening event of China Day celebrations where lion dancers of the Shanghai Jinshan Art group performed which was succeeded by mouth watering Chinese food and also Seychelles-China Day Celebrations was also marked by a lottery draw and prize giving of the Seychelles-China Day Celebrations photo competition. It was one of the many successful event hosted at podium. Read more

Seychelles public holidays

The Seychelles public holidays for year 2013:

Seychelles Official holidays:
New Year – 1st & 2nd January
Labour Day – 1st May
Liberation Day – 5th June
National Day – 18th June
Independence Day – 29th June

Seychelles Religious holidays:
Good Friday – 29th March
Easter Sunday – 31st March
Corpus Christi – 30th May
Assumption Day – 15th August
All Saints’ Day – 1st November
Immaculate Conception – 8th December
Christmas Day – 25th December

Seychelles History – the early Days

Seychelles History: For a long period of time (we are taking centuries) the Seychelles archipelago remain a unknown. The Arabs traders have been the first mentioning the islands in the 12th century. The Arab traders discovered the unique coco der mer, the mystical nut became a high value merchandise, and the location of the islands became a secret.

At the early 16th century Portuguese sailors and Vasco da Gama, crossing from India to East Africa, sighted the Islands which became known as the Amirantes. The granitic islands began to appear on Portuguese maps as the ‘The Seven Sisters’ and ‘The Brothers’. Read more