Sunday, 28 September 2014

Hotel Updates: Constance Ephelia Resort & Spa

Constance Ephelia New Zealand Wine Festival 


Five winemakers will come to visit Ephelia between the 9th October 2014 and the 12 october 2014

New Zealand… Not only sauvignon blanc! Why this slogan?New Zealand is well known for it sauvignon blanc. On our wine dinners we are not using sauvignon blanc, that is why we decided to promote this event in introducing other grapes used in new Zealand.

Saturday, 20 September 2014

Hotel Updates: Paradise Sun Hotel

Paradise Sun: A Culinary Fiesta


The Paradise Sun Hotel on Praslin is celebrating its culinary and cultural flair with various events in the line-up. 


Creole festival 25 – 31 October 2014

You can hear it in the music. You can feel it in the rhythm. You can taste it in the food. Festival Kreol is the biggest and most important event of the Seychelles cultural calendar. It offers the visitor a fascinating week full of the colours, sounds, flavours and fragrances of our corner of the Creole world. 

Friday, 19 September 2014

Hotel Updates: Constance Lemuria Resort & Spa

Constance Lemuria Partakes in Praslin Culinary & Arts Fiesta


Conctance Lemuria Resort and Spa recently took part in the Praslin Culinary and Arts Festival, held on Praslin Island, Seychelles.

Lemuria's culinary team, consisting of Hildy Sinon, Shariff Moustache and Jean Louven Sevattheean succeeded in winning the "Fish Dish" leg of the culinary competition, and the resort also walked away with the "Best Stall" award



Thursday, 18 September 2014

Upcoming Events: World Climate Change Day

Octopus Dive Centre hosts presentation and informative dive experience


On the 21st of September,  for World Climate Change Day, Octopus Divers have organised a small presentation on Threats on Coral:  Learn and Act

The presentation will take place at 1:00 pm at the Octopus Diving Center on Praslin, followed by a dive to Therese Rock to the site of their project for the restoration of corals in that area.


Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Hotel Updates: Hilton Resorts Seychelles

Hilton Resorts Seychelles
Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa and Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa excel at the 21st Annual World Travel Awards


 The 21st Annual World Travel Awards has attributed five accolades to Hilton Hotels & Resorts in the Seychelles supporting further the testament of first choice for travellers seeking privacy, romance, luxury and an unforgettable experience in a paradisaical setting. 

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Mason's Travel News


Mason's Travel opens new Jetty Office


Dear esteemed partners and travellers,

Mason’s Travel would like to inform you that we have recently opened our Mahé Jetty Office. located at Inter Island Quay on Mahé.


This office/additional service is the latest addition in our endeavour to continue to deliver the maximum assistance to our clients. 

Monday, 15 September 2014

Airline Updates: Air Seychelles

Madagascar Added to Air Seychelles' Growing Regional Network


Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, announced the launch of direct flights to Antananarivo, Madagascar, commencing 3 December 2014.*

The twice-weekly flights to the capital’s Ivato International Airport (TNR) will be operated using a two-class Airbus A320 aircraft with 16 Business Class and 120 Economy Class seats.
 

Sunday, 14 September 2014

Hotel Updates: Raffles Praslin Resort & Spa

Raffles Praslin wins World Travel Award


For the 3rd consecutive year, Raffles Praslin, Seychelles, emerged victorious at the World Travel Awards, and was named “Seychelles’ Leading Hotel” for 2014.

Following a voting process involving tourism and hospitality professionals, the resort was noted for its exceptional facilities, seamless service and bespoke experiences.

Saturday, 13 September 2014

Hotel Updates: Enchanted Island

Enchanted Island Resort wins World Travel Award


Enchanted Island Resort, the first international property in the JA Resorts & Hotels portfolio, received the prestigious title of Seychelles’ Leading Villa by the World Travel Award Africa & Indian Ocean. The winning villa was designed to reflect the unique charm of Creole architecture and merges in harmony with the natural landscape. 

Friday, 12 September 2014

Airline Updates: Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles to Launch Services to Dar Es Salaam


Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, today announced the launch of twice-weekly flights to Dar es Salaam to commence on 2 December 2014, marking the next stage of growth in the airline’s regional strategy.

The Tanzanian capital becomes the third destination in Air Seychelles’ Indian Ocean and African network, after Mauritius and Johannesburg.  The route will be operated using a two-class Airbus A320 aircraft with 16 Business Class and 120 Economy Class seats. 

Tuesday, 9 September 2014

Hotel Updates: Denis Private Island

Spanish Celebrity Chef Spends Time on Denis Island


Madrid-born chef Alberto Chicote, is not just famed for his appearance on the Spanish language version of Kitchen Nightmares, but his Asian-Mediterranean fusion cuisine has earned him a name beyond the Spanish capital where his restaurant, Yakitoro, is located.

Monday, 8 September 2014

Hotel Updates: Denis Private Island

Denis Private Island takes part in the Seychelles Sea Turtle Festival


The Seychelles Sea Turtle Festival is an event organised to raise public awareness of issues relating to marine turtle conservation within the Seychelles. It is an opportunity to highlight existing initiatives, to promote future partnerships and celebrate the Seychelles marine turtle population. The second annual Seychelles Sea Turtle Festival took place this year on the 8th and 9th August 2014 and Denis Private Island was a proud participant.

Sunday, 7 September 2014

Airline Updates: Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles Recognised with Top Honours at World Travel Awards


  •     Indian Ocean's Leading Airline - Business Class
  •     Indian Ocean's Leading Cabin Crew

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has scooped two coveted accolades at the World Travel Awards 2014, further enhancing its status as the leading carrier in the Indian Ocean region and beyond.


Saturday, 6 September 2014

Hotel Updates: Enchanted Island Resort

Enchanted Island Resort, Seychelles

Enchanted Island Resort hosts inaugural event


Enchanted Island Resort, the first international property managed by UAE-based hospitality group JA Resorts & Hotels, hosted its much awaited inaugural event on 29 August 2014 attended by Sir James R. Mancham, Founding President of the Republic of the Seychelles, government ministers, ambassadors, dignitaries, VIP’s and business partners.