Thursday, 7 June 2018

Mason's Travel News

Winning Team © Gerard Cazade

Fair winds for Mason’s Travel at Seychelles Regatta

The 2018 Seychelles Regatta concluded on Sunday with Mason’s Travel not only contributing to the sponsorship and organisation of the event, but also to the winning team. 

The ISPC/Mouton Cadet/Mason’s Travel team, comprised of mostly Seychellois sailors including Alan Mason, Managing Director of Mason’s Travel  and skippered by Frenchman Franck-Yves Escoffier, emerged victorious in a competition that saw eight teams zig and zag their way through a multitude of islands in the Seychelles archipelago.

Wednesday, 6 June 2018

Hotel Updates: North Island Seu

North Island's New Goal: A Pure, Plastic-Free Private Island

North Island, Seychelles has banned plastic straws from this exclusive private-island destination, known for its pristine natural environment and progressive conservation initiatives. In taking its first steps towards becoming a completely plastic-free island, North Island hopes to accelerate positive change around the world by providing a leading example of sustainable tourism.

Tuesday, 5 June 2018

Hotel Updates: Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa

Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa Taking Steps To Reduce Plastic Across Resorts

At a time when ecotourism is continuing to grow as a trend amongst travellers and with even the UK’s royal estate announcing plans to cut down on plastic use, Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa is delighted to announce a new initiative that aims to reduce the amount of plastic on the island. 

Monday, 4 June 2018

Hotel Updates: Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa

Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa Unveil Coral Nursery

Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa, the stunning five-star boutique resort on Mahé Island, is proud to announce the opening of a coral nursery nearby Beau Vallon Bay. This new project will help protect and preserve the marine and reef life along the island’s North-West coast. Guests of Northolme Resort & Spa will be able to take part in the project by adopting coral, along with having the chance to snorkel along a coral trail and visit the coral nursey with a marine conservation specialist. 

Sunday, 3 June 2018

Seychelles Tourism News

Seychelles Showcased in Poland, Czech Republic, Romania & Hungary as STB Hosts the 2018 Eastern Europe Roadshow

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) conducted the fifth edition of its Eastern Europe roadshow across Poland, Czech Republic, Romania and Hungary, from May 28 to 31, 2018. Adopting a new format this year, STB hosted a combination of workshops and presentations in the capital cities of Warsaw, Prague, Bucharest and Budapest.

Saturday, 2 June 2018

Seychelles Tourism News

Alexander Jovanovic, Amy Sefton Win STB's Facebook Photography Contest, Marvis Confait's Photo Was the Judges' Favourite

Alexander Jovanovic emerged as the winner of this year's Facebook Photography competition organised by the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB).

His photo obtained the most likes in the final voting on the social media platform.

Friday, 1 June 2018

Seychelles Tourism News

Seychelles Tourism Board Unveils New Destination Website

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) on Tuesday unveiled its new destination website. The new ‘face’ of the destination - – replaces the one that has been online for the past four years.

It was the Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Didier Dogley, accompanied by the STB Chief Executive, Sherin Francis, who unveiled the new platform.

Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Seychelles in The Spotlight

Russian / Seychelles Tourism Expert Shares Insight into Destination Seychelles

Tatiana Prolesko, founder of SeyClub Russia shares this article on her perspective of cruising as a way of travel through the Seychelles islands. Seyclub is one of Mason’s Travel partners  and they are a small team entirely dedicated to Seychelles. This is a great read for those wanting to know more about the live aboard options

You can download the article in PDF format from the link towards the end of this article - but first a quicki Q&A with Tatiana. 

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Seychelles Tourism News

STB Has Announced That The 2018 Staysure Tour Season Will End in Seychelles

Seychelles is keen to explore the potential of the golf tourism market, especially now that the island nation will be welcoming a high profile golf tournament in December.

The Chief Executive of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Sherin Francis, was present in UK on Thursday for the announcement that the 2018 Staysure Tour season will end in Seychelles.

Monday, 28 May 2018

Seychelles Fishing News

Alphonse Fishing Company: Introducing Blue Safari Seychelles

With our operations centered firmly in the heart of the Outer Islands of Seychelles, Alphonse Fishing Co. has become synonymous with world-class fishing experiences! After years of some of the best and wildest fishing on this planet, the team that brought you Alphonse Fishing Co. has decided to broaden their horizons by offering additional leisure experiences and exclusive access to Outer Islands.