Monday, 29 December 2014

Hotel Updates: Enchanted Island Resort

Enchanted Island Resort Announces Appointment of New G.M. 


Enchanted Islands Resort, Seychelles, has announced the appointment of Abel Damergi as its new General Manager.
   
Damergi has already immersed himself in the operations on Round Island, the location of the resort, and he “looks forward to taking the offering and service experience to even higher levels throughout the course of 2015.”

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Special Announcement: Aldabra Atoll Expedition

Ocean Oddyseys:  An Opportunity to Sell this Unique Experience


Dear Partners,

We would like to announce the planning of a 7-nights FIT-cabin Aldabra expedition from the 27th March to 3rd of April, 2015.

Monday, 15 December 2014

Mason's Travel News

Mason's Travel Welcomes Cruise Ship Regent to our Shores

Mason's Travel, last week, welcomed the cruise ship Regent to our shores as she visited the sunny Seychelles, an ideal location for visiting cruise liners who appreciate the calm, safe waters and the breathtaking scenery  of 115 islands.

Sunday, 14 December 2014

Hotel Updates: Denis Private Island


Denis Private Island Wins World Luxury Hotel Award 


Denis Private Island is pleased to announce that it has recieved a World Luxury Hotel Award for 2014.

The resort has won the "Luxury Hotel - Best Scenic Environment" in the 
continent category  - a prestigious accolade bearing testament to the unique and pristine natural the environment the island offers. 

Saturday, 13 December 2014

Mason's Travel News

Mason's Travel Sponsors the Seychelles National Conservation Fishing League

Mason's Travel is pleased to announce that they have teamed up with the Seychelles Sports Fishing Club (SSFC) to unveil the country's first ever Seychelles National Conservation Fishing League. 
This league seeks to encourage all anglers in Seychelles to conserve billfish by tagging and releasing with The Bill Fish program throughout the year whenever they are fishing. 

Friday, 12 December 2014

Hotel Updates: New Property Alert

AVANI Seychelles Barbarons Resort and Spa to Open February 2015


AVANI Hotels & Resorts, the vibrant upscale brand launched by Thailand-based Minor
Hotel Group in 2011, will add its first hotel in the Indian Ocean with the opening of AVANI
Seychelles Barbarons Resort & Spa on the 2nd February 2015.

Airline Updates: Please Be Advised

Attention Tour Operators and Travel Agents  

We have recently been experiencing some difficulties in regards to the 09h00 a.m. Domestic connections between Mahé and Praslin. This is mainly due to delays on the EK705 arrival. 

In light of this, we suggest that you schedule clients on a later Domestic flight as there may be delays with customs, immigration and  the (temporary) health checks.  
   
For more information, please contact us on webenquiry@masonstravel.com    
   

Thursday, 11 December 2014

Special Announcement: Cat Cocos Inter-Island Ferry

Changes to Ferry Schedules on 21st of December 2014


The Management of the Inter Island Boats would like to inform you that there will be some changes on the Catcocos schedule.

Please see the changes below.

Wednesday, 10 December 2014

Hotel Updates: Banyan Tree Resort & Spa

Banyan Tree Resort & Spa Gears Up For Christmas Festival 2014


Banyan Tree Resort & Spa Seychelles will be hosting its annual Christmas festival this year. Running between 21 December and 6 January, guests to the resort can enjoy a full itinerary of activities to celebrate Christmas 2014 and to bring in the New Year.

To find out more, download the full itinerary, CLICK HERE!

Friday, 5 December 2014

Conservation News: Help Save Indian Ocean Bird Species

Saving Endangered Species in Seychelles and Mauritius


There is a big fundraising scheme to help fund veterinary support for endemic species such as the Seychelles Magpie Robin.  Wildlife Vets International, a British veterinary charity, aims to help the Seychelles islands and Mauritius's critically endangered birds and animals.

Thursday, 4 December 2014

Hotel Updates:Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Resort & Casino

Construction Notice: Restaurant Closed for Renovations [UPDATED]


Further to the message below, the management of Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Resort and Spa would like to inform trade partners and the public that the restaurant is now open for lunch and dinner. 

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Hotel Updates: Les Lauriers Eco Hotel & Restaurant

Temporary Restaurant Closure


The management of Les Lauriers Eco Hotel and Restaurant on Praslin would like to inform trade partners and members of the public that the restaurant will be closed until the 21st of December 2014 for its annual closure. 

Monday, 1 December 2014

Conservation Updates: Denis Private Island

Major Site for Mysterious seabirds discovered off Denis Island: the potential for a new form of eco-tourism


Article by: Adrian Skerrett, Island Conservation Society Seychelles