Friday, 29 August 2014

Airline Updates: Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles and Hong Kong Airlines Sign Code-Share Agreement


Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, and Hong Kong Airlines, an internationally-acclaimed SKYTRAX 4-star airline, have signed a codeshare agreement to provide travellers with enhanced connections in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

Thursday, 28 August 2014

Yacht Charter: Seychelles Yacht Charter

Seychelles Yacht Charter Introduces Outer Island Packages


October is the start of the calmer northwest monsoon season the ideal time for yacht charter in the Seychelles. A new product will be on offer to the outer islands of Seychelles for charter: A ‘shadow package’ offering two high end vessels from the Seychelles Yacht Charter fleet.

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Hotel Updates: Acajou Hotel

Acajou 'Hotel' Renovation on Pace for November Re-Launch


Several phases of the renovation of the Acajou Hotel on the Seychelles island of Praslin are nearing completion, in the lead-up to the resort’s re-opening this November under the new name “Acajou Beach Resort.”

A brand new infinity pool overlooking the sea is among those projects already completed, with its adjacent deck, pool bar and an all-new restaurant expected to be finished before the end of August. 

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Hotel Updates: L’archipel Hotel

Temporary Closure of  L’archipel Hotel


Please note that L’archipel  Hotel will be closed from 05th  to 19th  December 2014(both dates inclusive).


The hotel will  re-open for normal business on the 20th  of December 2014.



Hotel Updates: Coral Strand

Coral Strand Swimming Pool Fully Operational


Dear Partners, please note that Coral Strand Hotel has advised  that all works on swimming pool have been completed. 

The Hotel swimming pool is now fully operational.

Monday, 25 August 2014

Mason's Travel News

Mason's Travel to attend World Travel Market 2014 in London


Dear Partners,

 Mason’s Travel will be present at the World Travel Market 2014 in London, UK which will be taking place from the 3rd – 6th November 2014.

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Hotel Updates: Hilton Northolme Resort and Spa

Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa's activities for August


The hotel will be having a live performance of "New Soul”, one of Seychelles’ most popular bands on Saturday 30th August 2014.  

There will also be a Thai buffet with live grilling at the Hilltop Restaurant.

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Mason's Travel News

Mason's Travel awarded the "Local Label" standard by Thomas Cook


Mason's Travel was recently awarded the Local Label certification by Thomas Cook, as reported below on ForImmediateRelease.net


"It is confirmed that Mason's Travel in the Seychelles has been awarded the Local Label by Thomas Cook for their Praslin/La Digue excursions. Mason’s Travel is an inbound tour operator and affiliated partner of Thomas Cook.

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Hotel Updates: Le Domaine de la Reserve

Traditional dance at Le Domaine de la Reserve


The hotel is pleased to announce that it will be showcasing some of the Seychelles traditional dances  generally known as "kanmtole", every Saturday evening around the Kanmtole Bar  from 2015hrs to 2115hrs. 

These traditional dances derive from European ballroom dances of the 18th and 19th century.

Monday, 18 August 2014

Mason's Travel News

Mason's Travel to be Represented at  IFTM TOP RESA Trade Show


Dear Partners and Friends,

Once again, Mason’s Travel will be present at the IFTM TOP RESA trade show.

Sunday, 17 August 2014

Hotel Updates: Le Domaine de l'Orangeraie

Delayed opening of the new Residence Family Villas at Le Domaine de l'Orangeraie


Further to the Mason's Travel Blog update - October 2013, please be informed that the new opening date of the Residence villa is now set for December 2014 after the hotel resumes from the December closure.

Friday, 15 August 2014

Hotel Updates: New Menu at Crown Beach Hotel

Crown Beach Hotel

New Menu at Crown Beach Hotel


Crown Beach Hotel is pleased to announce the launching of its new A la Carte menu.  The menu boasts a Creole international fusion, blending the flavors to create unique tastes for all clients who wish to come and savor the delicious cuisines prepared by the hotel's local chefs.

Thursday, 14 August 2014

Hotel Updates: Raffles Praslin Resort & Spa

Raffles Praslin Resort and Spa, Seychelles, Kids Club

Raffles Praslin Introduces New Kids’ Activities 


The luxury resort features one of the largest kids club on the archipelago, catering to toddlers, children and teenagers. 
  
On the 16th of August, the resort organised a hula hoop competition, where kids from the hotel, but also from the island took part in an exciting contest.
  

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Hotel Updates: Sea View Lodge

Seaview Lodge, Seychelles

Seaview Lodge launches new website


Seaview Lodge of Praslin has launched its new website. The web address is seaviewlodge-praslin.com

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Hotel Updates: Denis Private Island

Denis Private Island – Finalist in the Travel Agents Choice Awards 2014

Denis Private Island is proud to announce its nomination as a ‘Finalist of the Travel Agents Choice Awards 2014’! The only Travel Trade Awards nominated and voted by UK travel retailers, the readers of Selling Travel and the users of online training provider, Travel Uni.

Monday, 11 August 2014

Hotel Updates: La Domaine de la Reserve

La Domaine de la Reserve, Seychelles

Free Wifi at La Domaine de la Reserve


Le Domaine de la Reserve is pleased to announce the addition of a new service to its list;  Free Wifi is now available in the following areas; William’s Pool Bar and Grill, Kanmtole Bar, Lobrizan Restaurant and the Reception Lobby


Sunday, 10 August 2014

Hotel Updates: Hilton Labriz Resort and Spa

Hilton Labriz Resort and Spa, Seychelles

Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa Introduces Hilton Huanying to Welcome Chinese Travelers


Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa has announced its participation in Hilton Huanying, a tailored experience for all travelers of Chinese origin.

The Hilton Worldwide program inspired by the Chinese word for "welcome" enables travelers to book at Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa and other participating hotels with confidence, knowing the properties will meet cultural needs and expectations of Chinese travelers abroad.

Saturday, 9 August 2014

Mason's Travel News: South African Swimsuit Magazine


Mason's Travel hosts models and photographers for Seychelles photo-shoot 


"Don’t be fooled, the Seychelles might be a collection of small islands in the Indian Ocean, but that doesn't mean that you don’t need a quality travel partner to maximise your enjoyment of paradise. For the best in the business; look no further than Mason’s Travel."

- South African Swimsuit Magazine

Friday, 8 August 2014

Mason's Travel News

Mason's Travel, Destination Management Company, Seychelles

Mason's Travel receives A+ Quality Scoring from Mutuaide Assistance


Mason's Travel has received an A+ Quality Scoring with 100% confidence from Mutuaide Assistance for the first semester of 2014.

Mutuaide Assistance, a subsidiary of Groupama,  was established in June 1981, and is active in all aspects of assistance across the world.

Mason's Travel is the trusted partner in Seychelles for many of the world's leading travel and health insurance companies. Our dedication to service means that we are the first choice to assist travellers with any emergency situation that may arise on their visit to Seychelles.

Thursday, 7 August 2014

Airline Updates: Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles in Rome, Italy
Air Seychelles in Rome, Italy

Air Seychelles Partners With Alitalia 


Air Seychelles has announced that it has signed a codeshare agreement with Alitalia, Italy’s leading airline. 
  
The new deal will allow customers from both airlines to fly between Rome, Milan and Venice to Seychelles via Abu Dhabi, with just one ticket for their entire journey. 
  

Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Hotel Updates: DoubleTree by Hilton Seychelles - Allamanda Resort & Spa

DoubleTree by Hilton Seychelles - Allamanda Resort & Spa

This month at DoubleTree by Hilton Seychelles - Allamanda Resort & Spa


The hotel has introduced some fun-filled activities for the month of August which include;

-Daily Happy Hour from 1700hrs to 1800hrs at the Ocean View Bar with a  25% discount on all beverages. 

-Candlelight dinner on the beach with a Seychellois set-up made of tropical flowers and torches. 


**Advanced booking is required.

Tuesday, 5 August 2014

Hotel Updates: Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort and Spa

Hilton Northolme Resort and Spa, Seychelles
Hilton Northolme Resort and Spa, Seychelles

Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa's activities for August


Exciting activities are being organised at the resort for the month of August:

-Daily Happy Hours from 1800hrs to 1900hrs at its Ocean View Bar and clients can enjoy  25% discount on all beverages. 
-Live performance by one of Seychelles most popular band,  La Mezcla, on the 22nd of August

Monday, 4 August 2014

Hotel Updates: Four Seasons Resort

Four Seasons Resort, Seychelles,
Mr. Nihat Yucel

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles Welcomes New Resort Manager


The hotel is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Nihat Yucel as the Resort Manager.  Mr. Yucel has previously been the Hotel Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul and has experience working with Four Seasons for 15 years.

Mason's Travel wishes Mr. Nihat Yucel success in his post!

Sunday, 3 August 2014

Hotel Updates: Four Seasons Resort, Seychelles

 Four Seasons Resort, Seychelles

New Beverage at Four Seasons Resort 

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles has introduced  a unique beverage at its Kannel Bar; the Coffee Quakes.
Coffee Quakes are the pinnacle of iced coffee indulgence, espresso blended with ice cream and milk, then sweetened with Vedrenne luxury syrups.  
The different flavours are:

Saturday, 2 August 2014

Hotel Updates: Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa

Hilton Northolme Resort and Spa, Seychelles
Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort and Spa

UPDATE: Construction work at Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa


Further to the article on the Mason's Travel Blog on the 20th February 2014, Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa has announced that due to unforeseen circumstances, the time frame for the completion of the project regarding the construction works on the neighbouring land next door at the far end of the resort, has been extended till the 31st March 2015.

Friday, 1 August 2014

Hotel Updates:Le Meridien Fisherman's Cove

Le Meridien Fisherman's Cove, Seychelles

Le Meridien Fisherman's Cove introduces the  "Le Meridien Eclair"


Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts have launched a global éclair program in partnership with award-winning pastry chef and new LM100 member, Johnny Luzzini.

In the brand’s new culinary program, Le Méridien Hotels and Resorts Worldwide will offer guests the opportunity to indulge in a variety of modern twists on the Parisian treat, including both classic flavors as well as unique creations inspired by the destination.