Friday, 18 August 2017

Fishing in Seychelles


Record-Breaking Seychelles Catch Puts Fishing World on Notice


The rich fishing grounds of Seychelles are known for a plentiful variety of big game, but the recent catch of a black marlin tipping the scales at 400kg proves that it’s a place to land the sport’s biggest prizes as well.

Raed Hassan, an experienced Angler from the United Arab Emirates, reeled in the record-breaking fish over a four-hour fight aboard A1 Fishing’s Alati.

Monday, 14 August 2017

Mason's Travel News


Mason's Travel will be at IFTM TOP RESA 2017


Once again, Mason’s Travel will be present at the IFTM TOP RESA trade show 2017, to be held at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, in Paris, France. This year's event will take place from the 26th until the 29th of September. 

Thursday, 10 August 2017

Tourism Updates: Buses in Seychelles

SPTC Reaffirms Baggage Policy on All Seychelles' Public Buses


The Seychelles Public Transport Corporation is enforcing its regulations with regards  to luggage on board its public buses on Mahé Island and Praslin Island. 

According to regulation, "Luggage and over-sized bags are not allowed on any SPTC buses as our buses are not fitted with luggage compartments."

Monday, 7 August 2017

Hotel Updates: Islander Hotel

Islander Hotel Receives Holiday Check Certificate


Islander Hotel, on Praslin Island, Seychelles, has once again received a Holiday Check certificate for 2017. Furthermore, the establishment's score has increased  from 5.6/6 last year to 5.8/6 this year.

Friday, 4 August 2017

Hotel Updates: Le Duc de Praslin Hotel & Villas


Le Duc de Praslin Hotel invests in new technologies


Le Duc de Praslin Hotel & Villas has invested significantly in some of the latest ‘smart’ technologies to improve on its service delivery. The famous homegrown establishment located at Cote D’Or on Praslin Island, Seychelles, continues to innovate and plan for the future with the installlation of sophisticated security cameras and new invertor type air conditioning units.

Thursday, 3 August 2017

Hotel Updates: Le Duc de Praslin Hotel & Villas

Le Duc de Praslin Singled Out For Holiday Check Awards 2017 


Le Duc de Praslin Hotel & Villas has been singled out yet again this year with a top award, by the popular German speaking online travel forum Holiday Check. The award is discerned to establishments that have won excellent reviews with a high scoring figure. The hotel was awarded a grade of 5.6/6 for 2017. 

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Hotel Updates: La Digue Island Lodge

La Digue Island Lodge renovates “Beach House”


La Digue Island Lodge has completed an extensive renovation of its famous “Beach House” accommodation located right on the beach front of the property. The works were carried out over a two-month period and consisted of a complete overhaul of all the suites.

The nine suites complex boasts stunning views of the bay and Praslin Island in the distance. It is very popular with families as some of the rooms have adjoining bedrooms that cater for children.

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Seychelles in the Spotlight

Best island in Africa and the Middle East: Seychelles receives accolade at Travel + Leisure's  award ceremony in New York City


Seychelles was represented at the Travel + Leisure's 2017 World's Best Awards ceremony held in New York City last Wednesday.

Some 200 guests attended the event hosted by Travel + Leisure's Publisher, Mr. Joseph Messer and Editor in Chief, Mr. Nathan Lump.

Monday, 31 July 2017

Airline Updates: Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles to Adjust its European Route Network


Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, today announced that it will 
adjust its European route network.

As part of the adjustment, the airline will suspend its service to Düsseldorf from 10 September and reduce its Paris operation from four services to a three-per-week schedule from 12 September.

Friday, 28 July 2017

Hotel Updates: CaranaBeach Hotel

CaranaBeach signature restaurant wins World Luxury Restaurant Award


The CaranaBeach Hotel in the Seychelles can add a new distinction to its culinary accolades, after its Lorizon Restaurant won Best Ambience in the World Luxury Restaurant Awards on Saturday.