Sunday, 31 January 2016

Mason's Travel News

Mason's Travel to Exhibit at ITB 2016


Mason’s Travel will be present at ITB 2016 from Wednesday 09th to Friday 11th March 2016. We will be represented by Mr Lenny Alvis, General Manager and Mrs Elza Frichot-Dahoo, Sales Manager.




Saturday, 30 January 2016

Hotel Updates: Chalets d' Anse Forbans

Great Beginnings for Chalets d' Anse Forbans - The First Turtle Hatchlings for 2016


It was just another beautiful sunrise while our clients enjoyed the morning having the morning stroll on the beach and breakfast in the tropical garden. However, this morning was not going to be just another day at Chalet d' Anse Forbans. For this special morning that will remain in the memory of all our guests making their holiday in the Seychelles that bit more memorable.


Friday, 29 January 2016

Hotel Updates: The H Resort Beau Vallon Beach

The H Resort Beau Vallon Beach Welcomes Snelly Kourpa to the Team!


With the start of the New Year having just passed, we witnessed a special new arrival and long-term guest check-in at The H Resort Beau Vallon Beach.


Snelly Kourpa is The H Resort’s new mascot and launched herself in style on New Year’s Eve, when she had a blast with all the guests and team members of The H Resort. 




Thursday, 28 January 2016

Hotel Updates: Le Duc de Praslin

New Fitness Center at Le Duc de Praslin


In its efforts to constantly improve and upgrade on guest experience, Le Duc de Praslin has added a new fitness center.

The facility is located in the main hotel building next to the pool in a pleasant and inviting locale. It provides our guests with state of the art equipment, including an exercise bike, treadmill, resistance machine, cross trainer and free weights.

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

M.I.C.E / Groups & Incentives in Seychelles, with Mason's Travel

Group Effort: Mason’s Travel & INTERCOM team up for high-end incentive trip


Hosting more than 100 people in a small island paradise is no easy task, but when a prominent European company decided to reward its top sales agents with an action-packed holiday to Seychelles, Mason’s Travel poised itself to deliver.

 


Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Live the Seychelles Experience . . . with Mason's Travel

Gran Kaz - A Historical Museum on Silhouette Island


The first recorded landing on the island of Silhouette, Seychelles was in 1609, by the East India Company, who took respite from the seas through the wood, food and water they found. This was not the first time men had set foot on the island; mysterious ancient graves believed to contain the remains of Arab sailors can still be found on the island. 





Monday, 25 January 2016

Mason's Travel News

New Appointment: Ms Joan Preira


Mason’s Travel is pleased to welcome Ms Joan Preira to the Reservations Department in her new capacity as Manager of Reservations, Planning and Development.

With 25 years experience within the DMC trade in Seychelles, Joan is keen to rise to the new challenge.  She brings along a wealth of experience ranging from operations, booking systems and customer service. 





Sunday, 24 January 2016

Hotel Updates: Denis Private Island

Temporary Closure : Denis Private Island Swimming Pool


Dear Partners, due to unforeseen circumstances, the swimming pool is currently undergoing some maintenance works to ensure continuous comfort to guests.

We shall be updating our partners once the works are expected to be completed on the 12th of February.

 


Saturday, 23 January 2016

Hotel Updates: Le Relax Hotel Group, Seychelles

Le Relax Hotels is pleased to introduce ‘The Tandoor’ Indian Cuisine in Seychelles


The Le Relax Hotel Group - with poolside restaurants at their hotels on Mahé and Praslin islands, as well as a sea facing restaurant at their hotel on Ladigue - have announced the introduction of Tandoor delicacies into their Indian Cuisine Menu.


Friday, 22 January 2016

Mason's Travel Excursions

Peaks of Paradise  Explore Mahé Island's Magnificent North Coast, with Mason's Travel as your guide


Explore the untouched splendour of Mahé’s north coast as you enjoy a guided hike through the Morne Seychelles National Park. (Or you can skip the hike and set sail to meet the group at the end of the trail).


Thursday, 21 January 2016

[VIDEO] DoubleTree by Hilton Seychelles Allamanda Resort & Spa

Introducing the New Video of Double Tree Allamanda


Experience the wonder of DoubleTree by Hilton Seychelles Allamanda Resort & Spa through this new video, announced recently by Hilton Seychelles. Featuring stunning views of the hotel and the surrounds of the beautiful Anse Forbans on Mahé Island, Seychelles. 


To watch the video, CLICK HERE!

Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Diving in Seychelles, with Mason's Travel

The Seychelles Dive Safari: Diving the Depths of the World’s Most Ancient Islands


Experience an amazing week of diving in the paradise islands of the Seychelles, cruising conveniently from one island to the next aboard a charming century-old schooner, seeking out the archipelago’s most prolific underwater sites.



Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Hotel Updates: Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa

Hilton Northolme Introduces Les Cocotiers Restaurant


Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa is proud to unveil the new restaurant concept, featuring dishes ranging from Seychellois-infused vibrant flavours to premium grilled steaks and fresh seafood. This romantically placed restaurant has recently undergone a re-design, refreshing the interior with natural woods, atmospheric lighting, and a collection of eclectic and distinctive paintings by local artists.


 


Monday, 18 January 2016

Hotel Updates: Constance Lemuria

Lemuria Receives Green Globe Re-Certification


Green Globe is the worldwide sustainability system based on internationally accepted criteria for sustainable operation and management of travel and tourism businesses. Green Globe is an Affiliate Member of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). 


 



Sunday, 17 January 2016

Hotel Updates: Hilton Northolme Resort & Spa

Hilton Northolme Expands Sustainable Development Activities


Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa has announced the expansion of its sustainable development program, with a particular focus on reducing in-resort waste while enacting technologies to reduce environmental impact.


The first of these measures involves the repurposing of linens, so that those no longer suitable for guest use are recycled, either for staff accommodation or for cleaning; surplus items are donated to the local Red Cross.

 


Saturday, 16 January 2016

Special Announcment: Entrance Requirements to Seychelles

Lifting of Temporary Travel Ban for Travellers from Ebola Stricken Countries


Public Health Update on Ebola -Situation overview

On the 14th January 2016, Liberia was declared ebola free by WHO. This followed a period of 42days of no new cases after the last person was tested positive.

 


Friday, 15 January 2016

Hotel Updates: Hilton Labriz Resort & Spa

Hilton Labriz Resort & Spa Appoints New General Manager


Stephane Vilar has been appointed General Manager for Hilton Labriz Resort & Spa as of January 8th, 2016. Stephane is of French nationality and has worked for Hilton since 1997 when he joined Hilton Cannes.

 




Thursday, 14 January 2016

Hotel Updates: CaranaBeach Hotel

CaranaBeach Hotel Prepares for April 15 opening


CaranaBeach, Seychelles’ new 40-chalet boutique establishment in North Mahé, will debut with its official opening on the 15th of April, the hotel has announced.

 

With intermittent rain in December delaying some aspects of the construction, the new launch date will ensure that guests are welcomed into the CaranaBeach experience as originally intended.

Wednesday, 13 January 2016

Mason's Travel News

Update: Mason's Travel Partner Hub


Some of our partners may have recently been experiencing some issues downloading Hotel Factsheets, Hotel & Destination Images and Videos on partnerhub.masonstravel.com. We apologise for any inconvenience, but we are currently experiencing some technical difficulties.

 


Tuesday, 12 January 2016

Upcoming Events: International Carnaval de Victoria

Get Ready for Carnaval  International de Victoria 2016


Its almost that time of year again when Seychelles is in the international spotlight as it hosts the 2016 edition of Carnaval International de Victoria - set set for April 22-24 2016.

Attracting participants and carnival-goers from all over the world, the 'Seychelles Carnaval' is a highlight on the annual calendar and is marked by a plethora of activities across three days of festivities.  



Saturday, 9 January 2016

Hotel Updates: Four Seasons Resort Seychelles

Four Seasons Seychelles Introduces New Six-Bedroom Luxury Residence Villa


The latest addition to the resort’s range of residential villas, this unique six-bedroom villa boasts uninterrupted Indian Ocean views, spacious living areas and an expansive wooden deck area that can accommodate the whole family or groups of friends travelling together. 




This spectacular two-storey villa is situated in a truly picturesque location. Complete privacy  is offered for every bedroom and bright, airy living spaces are awash with natural daylight.


Wednesday, 6 January 2016

New Property Alert: Le Relax Luxury Lodge

Introducing Le Relax Luxury Lodge, La Digue Island


Mason's Travel has recently added the newly built Le Relax Luxury Lodge to our portfolio of properties offering accommodation in Seychelles.


The Newly built Villas perched on the hillside of Anse Gaulette offer outstanding views of the beach and ocean.



Tuesday, 5 January 2016

Hotel Updates: Banyan Tree Seychelles

Update on Improvements at Banyan Tree Seychelles


Banyan Tree Seychelles, situated on the beach at Anse Intendance, Mahé island, has released an update and images on recent projects undertaken to improve facilities and guest experience at the resort. 

These include: 


Monday, 4 January 2016

Seychelles in the Spotlight - Celebrity Visits

Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair on a Private Holiday in Seychelles


The former Prime Minister of the UK was spotted at the Fish Trap Restaurant on the island of La Digue in Seychelles, as he and Carl Mills, one of the restaurant owners, were taking a souvenir picture.

Sunday, 3 January 2016

Restaurant Updates: Surfers Restaurant

Temporary Changes to Operating Hours


Surfers Beach Restaurant, on Mahé Island, Seychelles has advised that from the 26th January to 10th February 2016 the restaurant will only be open during the day from 1200pm to 1800pm, and closed for night dinners.