Etiquette in Seychelles

Seychelles is an island nation located in the Indian Ocean and is home to about 92 thousand people.

The country is a presidential republic.

The official languages of Seychelles include English, French, and Seychellois Creole.

Most Seychellois are Christian, with 76% following Roman Catholicism.

The currency of Seychelles is the Seychellois rupee.

Shaking hands is the norm during greetings. Kids will likely kiss adults on the cheek when first meeting. Among women or men and women who are family or close friends, there may be a kiss on the cheek.

When going out for the evening, dressing nicely is expected. Shorts and swimwear are not acceptable wear.

Business meetings are casual with no need for men to wear a tie. Women should choose to wear blouses or skirts that fall to the knee.

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