Saturday, 31 January 2015

Resturant Updates: La Plaine St. André

La Plaine St. André Dubbed "Best Tourism Establishment"


La Plaine St André was honoured on Saturday 6 December 2014, at the Eden Bleu hotel as Seychelles ‘best tourism establishment’ by members of the Seychelles Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) at the second edition of the Seychelles Business Awards Ball.

Friday, 30 January 2015

Hotel Updates: Hanneman Holiday Residence

Hanneman Holiday Residence Receives Sustainability Accolade


Hanneman Holiday Residence has been re-certified as Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label Hotel. On Tuesday the 20th of January 2015, the new Certificate was handed over by the Minister of Tourism & Culture Mr. Alain St Ange.

Thursday, 29 January 2015

Mason's Travel News

Mason’s Travel at ITB 2015


Mason’s Travel will be present at ITB 2015 which will be held in Berlin, Germany from the 04th to 06th March 2015. We will be represented by our Managing Director, Mr. Alan Mason, Sales Manager, Mrs. Elza Frichot and Sales & Reservations Manager Mrs. Ravinia Larue.


You may find us at the Seychelles Stand - No. 130 / Hall 20. Please contact us for your appointment on email: EFrichot@masonstravel.com

Sunday, 25 January 2015

Upcoming Events: Festival Kreol

Seychelles prepares for 30th anniversary of Festival Kreol


In October 2015, Seychelles Festival Kreol will celebrate its 30th anniversary. The festival, which is a celebration of Creole culture, both in the Seychelles Archipelago and the wider global Creole community. 

To mark this milestone, Seychelles has rallied all of its resources to make this year’s edition of Festival Kreol, one of a "kind," according to the country's Ministry of Tourism and Culture.

Thursday, 22 January 2015

Hotel Updates: Hilton Seychelles Resorts

Hilton Seychelles' Duniye Spas Welcome new "Healing Earth" Product Range and Menu


Cast yourself adrift in Duniye Spa at the beautiful Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa this year and luxuriate in the range of new Healing Earth products, enhancing the already sublime spa experience.

Duniye Spa welcomes Healing Earth. This African brand uses 100% natural ingredients and advocates a nurturing, conscious approach to beauty, based on love for oneself, one’s fellow human beings and our earth.

Monday, 19 January 2015

Airline News: Extension and Refurbishment of Mahé Domestic Terminal

SCAA launches project to "Improve the travel experience of domestic passengers"


The Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority has announced its plans for a major project to extend and refurbish the existing Mahé Domestic Terminal, an undertaking that aims to improve the travel experience of domestic passengers.

The project, commencing on 19 January 2015, is expected to be completed by February 2017 and will be carried out in three phases.

Friday, 16 January 2015

Hotel Updates: Raffles Praslin Resort & Spa

[Video] Watch the new Raffles Praslin Promotional Video


Raffles Praslin, Seychelles recently launched a new promotional video for the property.

The video highlights the various aspects of the luxury resort:

Thursday, 15 January 2015

Hotel Updates: Valmer Resort

Construction Notice: Valmer Resort to add Spa & Gym facilities 


Due to high demands from their guests, Valmer Resort are pleased to announce that they will be adding a spa and gym to the resort.

Minor works have already begun, and major works will commence by the end of this month. Work is due to be completed by 30th April 2015. 

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Special Announcement: Cat Cocos Inter-Island Ferry

Changes to Ferry Schedules on 16 January 2015


Dear Esteemed Partner/Colleague,

The Management of the Inter Island Boats would like to inform you that due to charter on Friday 16th January 2015, the trips on that day will be as follows:

Monday, 12 January 2015

Hotel Updates: Crown Beach Hotel

Construction Notice: Crown Beach Hotel - Complimentary Shuttle Service


Dear Trade Partners, 

Please note that there is currently construction taking place on a property adjacent to Crown Beach Hotel. The hotel apologizes to guests in advance for any inconvenience caused. 


To mitigate discomfort, the hotel will be providing complimentary guest transfers to nearby beaches and central Victoria to assure guests have an opportunity to explore and enjoy the island despite the ongoing construction. 

Saturday, 10 January 2015

Hotel Updates: Banyan Tree Seychelles Resort & Spa

Special Offer at Banyan Tree Spa: 01.01.2015 - 31.03.2015


Tropical Rejuvination - (120-minute treatment & 30-minute refreshments and relaxation)

Let your senses be soothed amidst the breath-taking backdrop of the Indian Ocean while experiencing traditional therapies that gracefully set a tone of relaxation and calm. Banyan Tree Spa presents a selection of popular therapies combined to pamper you from top to toe. 


Thursday, 8 January 2015

Hotel Updates: Denis Private Island

Turtle Hatchling Season on Denis Private Island


It has been a great end to 2014, with an early start to the turtle hatchling season. Guests are getting the opportunity to see one of natures’ marvels first hand, with the island’s environmental officer, Mr Andre Labiche, guiding the way.

Monday, 5 January 2015

Hotel Updates: Le Domaine de l’Orangeraie

Construction Update: Le Domaine de l’Orangeraie Releases Update on Construction Progress


Le Domaine de l’Orangeraie would like to inform all trade partners and the general public of the progress of the construction project of new villas on La Digue Island.

Started in September 2013, the construction of 8 new villas is on track and all major construction is now complete. The final finishings are now being fitted, and completion is expected late January 2015. Please see below a work update.