Sunday, 29 May 2016

Hotel Updates: Chalets d’ Anse Forbans

Chalets d’ Anse Forbans Recieves TripAdvisor Award


Chalets d’ Anse Forbans has been awarded its 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. This is Chalets d’ Anse Forbans fifth conservative Certificate of Excellence. The award is given to tourism establishments that consistently receive excellent reviews on TripAdvisor.com





Saturday, 28 May 2016

Hotel Updates: Hotel La Rousette

Hotel La Roussette Recieves TripAdvisor Award


Hotel La Roussette, on Mahé Island, Seychelles, has announced that they have been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016. This achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor.com over the past year. 




Friday, 27 May 2016

Hotel Updates: Bird Island

Guy Savy: Bird’s island boy

Learn more about the man who started it all. Follow Glynn Burridge in the second issue of Inside Seychelles, as he re-counts Mr Guy Savy’s history with one of the most well known island’s of the Seychelles archipelago.

“Guy Savy is an island boy, pure and simple, who knows and understands islands probably better than anyone in the country. His custodianship of Bird Island, Seychelles’ most northerly outpost, began in 1967 upon his return to Seychelles from New Zealand where he spent several years studying accountancy.

Thursday, 26 May 2016

Hotel Updates: Constance Lemuria

 
Constance Lemuria Nominated for World Luxury Hotel Awards 2016


Constance Lemuria Resort, on Praslin Island, Seychelles, has announced that it has been awarded nominated in the 2016 World Luxury Hotel Awards.

Mason's Travel congratulates Constance Lemuria on their nomination. For rates and packages contact your Mason's Travel representative  - webenquiry@masonstravel.com

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Featured Property: Patatran Hotel

The Homely Patatran Hotel is Located on one of the Most Beautiful Beaches on La Digue


Overlooking the beautiful beach of Anse Patates, on La Digue Island, Seychelles,  Patatran Hotel  comprises comfortable bungalows along the hillside and a colonial - style main concourse, partially built out over the rocks beside the sea.

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Hotel Updates: Constance Lemuria

Constance Lemuria Awarded TripAdvisor Award


Constance Lemuria Resort, on Praslin Island, Seychelles, has announced that it has been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence  award for 2016. 

Mason's Travel congratulates Constance Lemuria on their achievement. For rates and packages contact your Mason's Travel representative  - webenquiry@masonstravel.com

Monday, 23 May 2016

Airline Updates: Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines Wins African Airline of the Year 2016 Award


Ethiopian Airlines has won the African Aviation 'African Airline of the Year' Award for 2016 in recognition of its financial performance, fleet modernization, route network expansion, in-flight service, overall customer care and its outstanding contribution to aviation development in Africa. 





Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Hotel Updates: CaranaBeach

CaranaBeach Welcomes First Guests


The very first guests of Seychelles’ newest hotel received a VIP welcome as CaranaBeach celebrated its official opening last month.

The couple from Germany, were surprised with a special reception on their arrival, with the hotel’s entire staff on hand to welcome them personally. 





Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Hotel Updates: Four Seasons Resort Seychelles

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles Awarded Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label


On Tuesday 3rd May 2016, Four Seasons Resort Seychelles was awarded the Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label for meeting a strict list of requirements related to sustainability as set out by the awarding body, Seychelles Tourism.



Monday, 9 May 2016

Fishing in Seychelles: Alphonse Island

April Update from Alphonse Island Fishing Co.


As April rolled along towards the end of the fishing season, recent weather had caused a mixing of surface water layers and thus a reduction in water temperature, which the fish were very happy about. This led to some really great fish being caught and there were many stories of the ones that got away as well as the ones that didn't. 


Saturday, 7 May 2016

Hotel Updates: Bird Island Lodge

Bird Island Lodge, Seychelles featured on ‘Love to Eat to Travel’ Blog


Bird Island Lodge, Seychelles has recently been featured on the ‘Love to Eat to Travel’ blog, in an article entitled ‘Love at first sight – Bird Island’. The following extract describes the author’s first-hand experience of this nature lover’s haven.






Friday, 6 May 2016

Seychelles in the Spotlight

Photo: Patrick Joubert, SNA

A Look Back at the Carnaval International de Victoria 2016


By Niki Gower

As the dust settles and life returns to normal in Seychelles' small, but bustling capital Victoria, we look back on another successful instalment of the Carnaval International de Victoria.

Thursday, 5 May 2016

New Property: Oasis Hotel, Praslin Island


Mason's Travel Welcomes The Oasis Hotel to Our Accommodation Portfolio


The Oasis Hotel, Restaurant and Spa is located at Grand Anse, Praslin Island, in a completely tranquil tropical setting on the exotic island of Praslin. The Oasis Hotel, Restaurant and Spa has been distinctively designed to provide a stress free atmosphere, where guests can revitalize themselves and be relieved from all the stress of city life through a laid back ambiance.




Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Airline Updates: Turkish Airlines


Turkish Airlines Expands to Indian Ocean with Non-Stop Seychelles Flight


A second star Alliance member will start services to the Seychelles. After Ethiopian Airlines, now Turkish Airlines will be starting flights to Seychelles from October 2016.



Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Hotel Updates: Hideaway Holiday Apartments

Hide Away Holiday Apartments Amends Child Policy


Please note that Hide Away Holiday Apartments NO LONGER accepts children below 12 years of age at their property.

Monday, 2 May 2016

Airline Updates: Air Seychelles

Update to Air Seychelles Domestic Baggage Allowance 


Air Seychelles, the national carrier of Seychelles, has announced the following amendments to their domestic flight baggage allowance clause.

The airline recommends soft luggage on board, and for scheduled flights, passengers should please advised of the baggage allowances for domestic flights as follows: 

Sunday, 1 May 2016

Hotel Updates: Hilton Northolme Resort & Spa

Experience the Two-Bedroomed Presidential Villa 

 
Experience a luxurious two bedroom, two bathroom presidential villa of 350 sq. m/3,767 sq. ft. with elegant wooden finishes and panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, Beau Vallon Bay and Silhouette Island.