Friday, 6 April 2018

Airline Updates: Air Seychelles


Air Seychelles Expands Codeshare Network to Minsk


Air Seychelles and Etihad Airways have expanded their codeshare agreement to cover flights to Minsk, the capital of Belarus, effective from 29 April 2018.

The new codeshare deal will see, Air Seychelles place its “HM” code on three weekly flights between Minsk and Abu Dhabi to provide travelers easy one-stop connections to and from Seychelles.


Thursday, 5 April 2018

Airline Updates: Zil Air

Zil Air Orders New  Tecnam P2012 'Traveller' Aircraft


Zil Air has announced an order for a Tecnam P2012 Traveller aircraft.

The arrival into service of the next-generation 11 seat P2012 Traveller has been highly anticipated by many air passenger operators, who have been demanding a replacement for the many hundreds of ‘heritage’ aeroplanes in the FAR23/CS23 category, which are currently in service around the world.

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Hotel Updates: Coral Strand Smart Choice Hotel


Renovation Works at Coral Strand Smart Choice Hotel


Coral Strand Smart Choice Hotel have announced that they will be undergoing renovation works in their main restaurant, Island Trader, from 10th April 2018 through to mid July 2018.



Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Hotel Updates: Kempinski Seychelles Resort Baie Lazare

Kempinski Seychelles Resort Baie Lazare Celebrates EarthHour 2018


On Saturday 24 March, at 20:30, Kempinski Seychelles Resort Baie Lazare joined a global community of eco-conscious individuals, businesses and communities in observing the 2018 installment of EarthHour. Lights in the luxury hotel’s central building were switched off and switched out for candlelight, as guests’ attention was drawn to the main beach where a commemorative pyre lit up the night.


Monday, 2 April 2018

New Property Alert: Chauve Souris Relais

Mason's Travel Adds Chauve Souris Relais to Our Accommodation Portfolio


The Chauve Souris Relais is a small private island located a few hundred meters from the beautiful beach of Anse Volbert and  Côte d'Or, reachable in a few minutes by boat. 

The relais is composed of a natural stone house that consists of the lounge, dining room and pontoon equipped with sun loungers.  

Sunday, 1 April 2018

Airline Updates: Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles and Sri Lankan Airlines Sign Agreement for Greater Network Access


Air Seychelles and SriLankan Airlines have signed a Special Prorate Agreement (SPA) to provide travellers with greater access and seamless transfers onto each other’s respective route networks, effective 1 April 2018.

As part of the partnership, guests travelling with Air Seychelles will be able to purchase through tickets with SriLankan Airways from Seychelles to Colombo, and onwards to Bangkok, Beijing, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Singapore and Tokyo.

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Mason's Travel News

Mason’s Travel Staff Shine at Ocean Race to Mark 45th Anniversary of Seychelles’ First Marine Park



Staff from Mason’s Travel had an excellent showing at the annual kayak race to commemorate the Ste Anne Marine Park, now celebrating its 45th year of existence. About 35 participants took part in the race, ten of which were from Mason’s Travel. Participants started from Ste Anne Island, winding past the islands of Moyenne and Round before returning to the finish line.


Tuesday, 27 March 2018

Hotel Updates: Denis Private Island

Denis Private Island enjoys social media storm with UNILAD Adventure


For an online platform that reaches billions of people, even a tiny fraction of that amount can hold value for advertisers and businesses. But for Denis Private Island, it would appear UNILAD’s massive audiences have taken a special interest in the Indian Ocean island.

Monday, 26 March 2018

Seychelles in the Spotlight

Holidaymakers Enticed to add the Seychelles Islands to their bucket list by UK media


Seychelles has been gaining prominence in some of UK’s top publications. Recently, Seychelles was also listed among the 25 best destinations for winter sun by The Telegraph -- one of the biggest newspapers in the UK, with an outreach of almost 1.2 million.

Sunday, 25 March 2018

Airline News: British Airways

British Airways is Back, Offering Year Round Flights to Seychelles


The first British Airways (BA) flight in 14 years landed at the Seychelles International airport on Sunday March 25, 2018.

The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner touched down at around 6.10am with 214 passengers onboard.