Monday, 30 July 2018

Hotel Updates: North Island Seychelles

Travel with Purpose with Wilderness Safaris – The Noah’s Ark Project


As part of its ongoing campaign to celebrate 35 years of life-changing journeys, Wilderness Safaris has introduced its next Travel with Purpose itinerary, The Noah’s Ark Project. This extraordinary conservation-focused journey will give guests the opportunity to explore the exclusive North Island in Seychelles from 24 to 28 September 2018, whilst actively taking part in a survey, capture and release of the rare, endemic Seychelles white-eye. 

Sunday, 29 July 2018

New Property Alert: Le Tropique Villa Annex

Mason's Travel Adds Le Tropique Villa Annex to Our Accommodation Portfolio


Mason's Travel has added a new property to our accommodation portfolio, Le Tropique Villa Annex. Situated on Grand Anse beach on Praslin’s southwest coast, Le Tropique Villa Annex is a self-catering establishment comprising of six apartments in three creole-style villas.

Saturday, 28 July 2018

Hotel Updates: North Island Seychelles

Babymoon Bliss, on North Island Seychelles


North Island is an exclusive escape in the Seychelles, ideal for expectant parents looking to celebrate their pregnancy in private-island paradise. Before two becomes three, take a short break; put the nursery shopping on hold and the baby books down, and squeeze in one more romantic vacation to a bucket-list destination.

Wednesday, 25 July 2018

Hotel Updates: Constance Ephelia

Chef Danieal Chavez: Peru Meets Seychelles


Constance Ephelia Mahé, Seychelles, has welcomed Chef Daniel Chavez, owner of OLA Cocina Del Mar and founder of TONO Cevicheria, the first authentic Peruvian cevicheria in Singapore.

For three nights only, come and try out Chef Chavez's signature style, only at Constance Ephelia. See the Details below.

Tuesday, 24 July 2018

Hotel Updates: CaranaBeach Hotel

CaranaBeach Cements Standing on TripAdvisor Rankings 


Seychelles’ CaranaBeach Hotel in North Mahé has earned another TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, as it continues its upward trend through the travel website’s rankings.

As the world’s biggest travel review site, TripAdvisor uses its Certificate of Excellence to recognise hotels and service providers that consistently generate outstanding reviews from past guests. In order to earn the certificate, a property must earn a minimum average rating of 4.5, with a minimum number of reviews.

Monday, 23 July 2018

Hotel Updates: Denis Private Island

Denis Private Island Achieves Tripadvisor Hall of Fame status


Consistently stellar ratings from past guests at Denis Private Island have vaulted the property into Tripadvisor’s Hall of Fame this month, while also earning international travel award nominations.

Induction into the Hall of Fame of the world’s biggest travel review website requires that a hotel or service provider earns Certificates of Excellence for five consecutive years. 

Sunday, 22 July 2018

Seychelles Tourism News

The Seychelles Tourism Board Hosts Annual Roadshow on Reunion Island


The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) hosted its annual roadshow in Reunion Island from July 9 to 12, 2018. This is the key event that brings together Reunion’s travel trade professionals and their Seychelles’ partners.

The 2018  roadshow was held across three major cities - Saint Gilles, Saint Denis and Saint Pierre. The event saw the participation of around forty travel agents in Reunion.

Saturday, 21 July 2018

Airline Updates: Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines Wins SKYTRAX Best Airline in Africa Award for 2nd Time


Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa is pleased to announce that it has won SKYTRAX World Airline Award for the Best Airline in Africa for second successive year.

Skytrax is the most respected global air transport rating organization that conducts the world’s largest annual airline passenger satisfaction survey where customers make their own personal choices as to which airline they consider to be the best.

Friday, 20 July 2018

Hotel Updates: Pirogue Lodge

Pirogue Lodge Reopens After Renovations and Boasts New Swimming Pool


Pirogue Lodge, on Praslin Island, Seychelles, has recently reopened after a month of renovations to improve the property and guest offerings, including the building of a new swimming pool for visitors to enjoy. 

Thursday, 19 July 2018

Hotel Updates: Hilton Seychelles


Hilton Seychelles Celebrates Global Week of Service


The three Hilton properties in the Seychelles, Hilton 
Northolme Resort & Spa, Hilton Labriz Resort & Spa and Double Tree by Hilton Resort & Spa – Allamanda, will be hosting their Global Week of Service event on 25th July 2018, a day dedicated to celebrating Hilton’s commitment to the local community.

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Hotel Updates: The H Resort Beau Vallon Beach Seychelles

The H Resort Beau Vallon Beach Seychelles Receives its SSTL Certification 


Earlier this week the H Resort Beau Vallon Beach became one of the latest hospitality establishments to join the ranks of responsible & sustainable businesses in the Seychelles.

Monday, 16 July 2018

Mason's Travel News

Mason's Travel Congratulate Team France


Mason's Travel would like to take this opportunity to congratulate team France on winning the FIFA World Cup 2018 tournament, held in Russia. 


Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Airline News: Edelweiss Air

The Seychelles Tourism Board Welcomes the News of Year-Round Operations by Edelweiss Air


The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) has signed a marketing agreement with Switzerland’s leisure airline, Edelweiss Air, which is preparing to launch direct flights to Seychelles.


Monday, 9 July 2018

Hotel Updates: Six Senses Hotels Resorts & Spas

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas Named Top Hotel Brand for Second Year Running


Six Senses Hotels Resorts & Spas has been voted the world’s No. 1 Hotel Brand for the second consecutive year by the readers of Travel + Leisure magazine, the largest and most influential travel magazine in the United States. In addition, Six Senses Yao Noi has been named the No. 1 Resort Hotel in Southeast Asia.

Monday, 2 July 2018

Hotel Updates: Paradise Sun Hotel


Paradise Sun Hotel Chef Imparts Newly Acquired Culinary Skills & Knowledge



Dave Fostel, a Seychellois Chef de Partie at Paradise Sun hotel on Praslin, who according to his organisation shows great potential and promise, was given the opportunity to expand his culinary skills and knowledge during the course of 2017.

Paradise Sun sponsored an 8-month diploma course at the Christina Martin School of Culinary Arts in South Africa for Dave. His course ran from March until December 2017, and in this time he completed 11 modules to successfully graduate with a Diploma in Food Production and Culinary Arts, as well as a Certificate for Health and Safety.

Sunday, 1 July 2018

Mason's Travel News

Mason's Travel Visits Newly Opened Four Seasons Desroches


A selection of our team members from Marketing, Reservations and contracting were invited to visit the newly opened Four Seasons Desroches in late May. 

Our team members departed on a one day outing and greeted on the airstrip by an international team from all departments. The flight took 35 minutes from Mahé airport to reach the island whereby they were greeted with warm smiles before they proceeded to visit the new island resort. Team members were familiarised with the new product by visiting all room categories and the various Food & Beverage outlets.