Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Conservation News: North Island Seychelles

Seven Baby Aldabra Tortoises Released into  the Wild, Four New Hatchlings Found


Over the course of December and January, North Island released all of the baby Aldabra Giant Tortoises into the wild. At the same time, we have been very lucky to find four new hatchlings in December, for which they have built a brand-new pen attached to the Environment Office.

 


Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Hotel Updates: Four Seasons Resort Seychelles

Four Seasons Seychelles Launches "Love Grows Beautiful Things" Initiative


Four Seasons Resort Seychelles have launched a new initiative called "Love Grows Beautiful Things,"  in support of the Petite Anse Reef Restoration Project.

 


Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Hotel Updates: North Island Seychelles

North Island Announces Jonathan Lithgow as the Island's New General Manager


North Island has announce the welcome of Jonathan Lithgow back to the Island as the new General Manager.

Monday, 9 January 2017

Hotel Updates: Bird Island Lodge

Update to Policy for Fishing from Bird Island


As the Seychelles becomes an increasingly popular fishing destination, a deeper concern for our marine ecosystem arises. Bird Island’s priority as an eco-lodge is to maintain the natural environment of the Island and its surrounding marine life and a manner in which we work towards this is by encouraging sustainable tourism practices.

Saturday, 7 January 2017

Conservation News: Green Islands Foundation and North Island Seychelles

Intern Ellie Moulinie Recounts Her Experience Working on GIF's Myna Eradication Project on North Island Seychelles


The Green Islands Foundation (GIF) is responsible for conservation on the beautiful North Island Seychelles, and the organisation recently hosted Ellie Moulinie for an internship program. Here she recounts her time spent with GIF on the island and her work with the ongoing Myna eradication project. 



 


Friday, 6 January 2017

Hotel Updates: Fregate Island Private

Somewhere Club Joins Fregate Island Private: Bringing You World Class Apnea Diving with Fred Buyle


Enjoy three nights in a Private Pool Residence on the exotic pearl of Fregate Island Private, coupled with 2 dive excursions with freediving champion and underwater photographer Fred Buyle.

Thursday, 5 January 2017

Hotel Updates: Kempinski Seychelles Resort

Temporary Closure of Casino Paradiso


Kindly note that Kempinski Seychelles Resort's Casino Paradiso is temporarily closed until further notice.

Guests and visitors to the resort can still enjoy gambling and casino games in Baie Lazare, and should contact the reception for more information about nearby casinos or to arrange a transfer.
 

Wednesday, 4 January 2017

Hotel Updates: Villas De Mer Hotel

Temporary Closure: Renovations to Villas De Mer Hotel - 16.05.2017 - 30.06.2017


Villas De Mer Hotel has announced that they have scheduled renovations to upgrade their hotel property and amenities. The renovations will take place as from the 16th May till the 30th June 2017

 



Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Industry News: Air Seychelles / Seychelles International Airport

Seychelles International Airport to provide fast track for First & Business Class Travellers, Effective 1st January 2017


Relevant authorities recently announced that as of 01 January 2017, Seychelles International Airport is to provide fast track for First & Business Class Travellers 

 




Monday, 2 January 2017

Hotel Updates: Constance Hotels & Resorts

Constance Hotels Receives Green Globe 2016 Certification


Saving energy and water, recycling, composting and protection of fauna and flora. These initiatives have enabled the Constance establishments in Mauritius, the Seychelles and the Maldives to receive Green Globe certification for the third consecutive year. 





Sunday, 1 January 2017

Hotel Updates: North Island Seychelles

North Island Seychelles Nominated in Travel & Leisure 2017 World's Best Awards

 
Travel + Leisure has nominated North Island in its prestigious 2017 World's Best Awards Survey. To learn more about the survey, or to cast your vote, click here.