In Seychelles, nature is prized above mass tourism

France 24 | Jan 16, 2020 at 1:58 AM
  • In a shady patch along a pristine white beach on Mahe Island, a radio spits out reggae and snapper sizzles on the barbecue, as Seychelloise Nareen tops up her rum and coke on time off from her job aboard a luxury yacht.
  • It wanted both to protect the environment and encourage the growth of smaller, locally-run hotels.
  • Large hotel groups have put measures in place to limit their impact on the environment, such as having their own vegetable gardens and reducing plastic and energy use.