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 - www.seychelles.travel – 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.

Sunday, 27 May 2018

Hotel Updates: North Island Seychelles


The Last Straw: North Island Ban's Plastic Straws


It's a scary thought that every piece of plastic ever produced still exists. Billions of plastic straws are created every day, only to be used for mere minutes before being thrown away, potentially polluting our precious oceans forever.

North Island's commitment to conservation and the environment is not only represented in the rehabilitation of the forests or the protection of endangered species, but also includes looking into our own operations and searching for ways to reduce our footprint on nature. 

Saturday, 26 May 2018

Airline Updates: Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles Announces the Order of A320neo Airbus Aircraft


Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has today announced its first order of the new generation A320neo (new engine option) aircraft as part of the plan to refresh its fleet and increase efficiency on its regional network.

The order was signed by Air Seychelles Chief Executive Officer, Remco Althuis and the Airbus Vice President Sales Sub-Sahara Africa and Indian Ocean, Hadi Akoum during a ceremony held at the Savoy Resort and Spa in Beau Vallon. 

Monday, 21 May 2018

Airline Updates: Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles Increases Johannesburg Flights to Six Per Week


Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles has announced that it will increase the frequency of its services between Seychelles and Johannesburg to six flights per week starting from Tuesday, 3 July, 2018.

The new service has been introduced to meet the strong travel demand on the Johannesburg route, with increasing number of guests visiting the Seychelles archipelago.  

Friday, 11 May 2018

Airline Updates: Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles Seals Partnership with Air Botswana


Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles and Air Botswana, the national airline of Botswana have signed a Special Prorate Agreement (SPA) to provide travellers with seamless access and transfers opportunities onto each other’s respective route networks, effective 1 May 2018.

As part of the agreement, guests travelling with Air Seychelles will now be able to book and purchase tickets from Seychelles to Johannesburg and onwards to the exciting cities of Gaborone, Francistown and Maun. 

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Airline Updates: Air France / Joon

An Official Welcome to Mark Air France's Return to Seychelles


The return of Air France to Seychelles, through its new sister airline 'Joon' was marked by an inaugural ceremony on Tuesday.

The airline's Airbus A340, flown by Captain Sophie Bordmann, was greeted by a water canon salute as it touched down at the international airport, shortly after 7am.