Monday, 29 February 2016

Hotel Updates: Amitie Chalets

Amitie Chalets to Offer Self-Catering Accommodation Only


Amitie Chalets on Paslin Island, Seychelles, has announced that effective as of the 01 August 2016, the hotel will be moving to self catering only, and will no longer offer Bed and Breakfast bookings.
 

Thursday, 25 February 2016

Hotel Updates: CaranaBeach Hotel

CaranaBeach Hotel on Course for April Launch


Steady progress with construction and finishing works over the past several weeks has Seychelles’ new CaranaBeach Hotel on pace for its opening date in the coming months, the management has announced.

 



Wednesday, 24 February 2016

Hotel Updates: Denis Private Island

Temporary Closure of Swimming Pool


As a result of an Act of God and Force Majeure, the hotel swimming pool on Denis Private Island has been damaged beyond repair and consequently impossible for use and enjoyment by our guests.

The cause being erosion brought about by unpredictable and unseasonal tidal surges.

 


Tuesday, 23 February 2016

Industry News

Seychelles Establishes Hub in Johannesburg to Target South African Travellers


The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) is set on gaining more South African island-seeking holiday-makers, with a new office to open in the main commercial and industrial capital of South Africa.

 


Saturday, 20 February 2016

Hotel Updates: Constance Lemuria

Constance Lemuria Welcomes New Hotel Manager 


Constance Lemuria, on Praslin Island, Seychelles, has announced the appointment of a new Hotel Manager - Mr. Louis Joseph Dominique Autrey

Mr. Autrey joins Constance Lemuria from Mauritius where he has been a Hotel Manager for the last 5 years. He comes with a strong background in international hospitality, especially in the F&B field.

Friday, 19 February 2016

Hotel Updates: Old School Sef-Catering

Permanent Closure of Old School Self-Catering


Old School Self-Catering, on Praslin Island Seychelles has announced that as with immediate affect it will no longer be operational and and cease to offer self-catering accommodation.

Thursday, 18 February 2016

Hotel Updates: North Island Seychelles

Record-Breaking Turtle Nesting Seasons on North Island, Seychelles


2014 and 2015 have been record-breaking years for nesting turtles on North Island. The turtle monitoring program recorded a total of 216 emergences by Endangered green turtles in 2014. In 2015, some 205 emergences by Critically Endangered hawksbill turtles were recorded.

 


Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Hotel Updates: Savoy Resort & Spa

Savoy Seychelles Resort & Spa Introduces New Personalized Butler Service


In preparation for its second anniversary Savoy Seychelles Resort & Spa introduces new personalized butler service for Junior Suites, Savoy Suites and Penthouse guests.

 



Tuesday, 16 February 2016

Mason's Travel News

Mason’s Travel Measures up to Task of Hosting World’s Tallest Man


A VIP welcome and customised coach with plenty of legroom are among the preparations organised by Mason’s Travel, as Seychelles welcomes the world’s tallest man to its shores.
 

Sultan Kösen, who according to the Guinness Book of World Records stands taller than any living man at 8 feet and 3 inches (251cm), is arriving in connection with the visiting Magic Circus of Samoa.



Monday, 15 February 2016

Hotel Updates: Valmer Resort

Valmer Resort Announces Launch of New Ocean View Suites


Valmer Resort is pleased to announce that effective the 01st April 2016 the new Ocean View Suites will be available for sale. 


The hotel now has 8 Ocean View Suites taking a maximum 2 adults only.  Bookings can be made for this room category for clients arriving as from the 01st April 2016.

 

Sunday, 14 February 2016

Hotel Updates: Blue Lagoon Chalets

Temporary Closure of Blue Lagoon Chalets


Please be informed that Blue Lagoon Chalets, on Mahé Island, will be closed from 04 - 25 June 2016, and will not be accepting any bookings for that period. 

Saturday, 13 February 2016

Hotel Updates: Raffles Praslin Seychelles

Raffles Praslin Nominated in World Luxury Spa Awards & World Travel Awards


Raffles Praslin Seychelles has received two nominations in the World Travel Awards – Indian Ocean's Leading Villa Resort and Seychelles' Leading Hotel – as well as a nomination for Raffles Spa in the Luxury Resort Spa category at the 2016 World Luxury Spa Awards.

 


Thursday, 11 February 2016

Hotel Updates: CaranaBeach Hotel

CaranaBeach Hotel Makes list of "Top Ten Romantic Escapes of 2016"


With just over two months to go until CaranaBeach Hotel is set to open on the 15th April 2016, Seychelles new and unique boutique hotel is already receiving global acclaim.

The latest accolade sees CaranaBeach Hotel making The Good Web Guide's prestigous list of "Top Ten Romantic Escapes of 2016."

 


Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Mason's Travel News

Debra Mougal: Our Very Own Dancing Star, Performing in Germany


Many don't know this, but Debra Mougal - our Marketing Coordinator for the German Market - is an accomplished dancer in her spare time. 


Dancing the traditional Seychelles dance - Sega - she has been a team member of the Seychelles National Dance Troupe for sometime.

 


Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Airline Updates: Air Seychelles

A reminder of Air Seychelles' Domestic Flight Baggage Allowances


Please see Air Seychelles' Domestic Flight Baggage Allowance Policy, as outlined below. Please note different conditions for those travelling internally between Mahé and Praslin Islands, and those travelling through to Praslin via Mahé on an international ticket.

 


Thursday, 4 February 2016

Hotel Updates: Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa

The History of the Great Cannonball Tree at Hilton Northolme


The Cannonball Tree and Hilton Northolme share a great legacy in Seychelles! The Cannonball Tree is the great witness of the history of the resort, which was one of the first hotels built in Mahe at the beginning of the 19th Century. The Cannonball Tree at Hilton  Northolme is 1 of only 2 of these trees in Seychelles. The second one is in the Botanical Gardens in Victoria. The tree back in the day was a gift from the government of Seychelles to the owners of Northolme.
 


Wednesday, 3 February 2016

Hotel Udates: Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa

Creole Cooking Experience at Hilton Labriz


Blessed with rich fertile Silhouette Island soil and doused with tropical rain showers, Hilton Labriz’s organic garden offer the resort kitchen a host of fresh vegetables and fruits to use daily in every meal and provide nothing but the freshest fare. The organic garden’s abundant harvest offers fruits such as coconuts, papaya, watermelon, banana, guava, passion fruit, and mango. 




Tuesday, 2 February 2016

Hotel Updates: Les Villas d'Or

Les Villas d'Or Now Offers WiFi for Guests


Les Villas d'Or, on Praslin Island, Seychelles, has announced that the hotel now offers free, unlimited WiFi to all of their guests.

This added service comes with immediate affect at at no additional cost to their guests.


Monday, 1 February 2016

Hotel Updates: Chalets d' Anse Forbans

Chalets d' Anse Forbans Upgrades WiFi to All Chalets


Chalets d’ Anse Forbans advises all its partner of its WiFi upgrade - with immediate effect, all rooms now enjoy FREE WIFI access. 

In addition, the existing WiFi hotspots in the hotels public areas will be maintained as well. This upgrade is in place with immediate effect and comes at no additional cost to their guests.