Sey­chelles tourism earn­ings up 17%

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - BUSINESS -

VIC­TO­RIA: Tourism earn­ings in the Sey­chelles rose by 17 per­cent to 3 bil­lion ru­pees (R2.5bn), the National Bureau of Statis­tics said yes­ter­day.

Tourism is the In­dian Ocean ar­chi­pel­ago’s main­stay and earn­ings growth from the sec­tor ac­cel­er­ated from 5 per­cent the pre­vi­ous year de­spite a slow­down in the num­ber of vis­i­tors.

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