12.13.15

Seychelles sees 207% increase in Indian tourist arrivals

Posted in Tourism industry at 1:21 pm by Robert Klien

Seychelles have seen an impressive increase of 207% in tourist arrivals from India for the period January-November 2015, compared to the same period last year.

Seychelles Tourism Board said in a release that the surge in tourist arrivals from India can be attributed to the Seychelles India office’s continuous innovative marketing strategies, educating and handholding the travel trade. It was added that commencement of direct flights between the 2 countries, year-long tourist season and visa on arrival have been other key factors which have boosted the tourist arrivals from India.

“We are thrilled with the phenomenal response from the India market in just the 2nd year of us opening office here”, Seychelles Tourism Board CEO Sherin Naiken said. He added: “I strongly believe that this achievement has been possible in such a short time because of a very good team work with Air Seychelles, the DMCs and the resorts. We are geared up and excited for 2016 and are confident that we will keep this momentum alive.”

12.07.15

Seychelles year-on-year inflation at 4% in November

Posted in Seychelles' statistics at 1:20 pm by Robert Klien

Seychelles’ inflation rose to 4% year-on-year in November from 3.6% the previous month, data from the statistics office showed.

Month-on-month inflation stood at -0.1% from -0.7% in October, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said in a statement.