Thursday, 20 March 2014

Hotel Updates: Constance Resorts, Seychelles

Constance Hotels & Resorts wins "Top Small Luxury Hotel Brand" in ReviewPro’s awards

Constance Hotels & Resorts is proud to announce that it has won the Top Small Luxury Hotel Brand category in the Top Luxury Hotel and Brand Report announced by ReviewPro, the leading provider of online reputation and social media analytics for the hospitality industry.

Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Hotel Updates: Six Senses Resorts come to Félicité Island

Six Senses to Open on the Private Island of Félicité 

Adding to their wealth of experience operating extraordinary Indian Ocean resorts, Six Senses Hotels, Resorts & Spas announces their first resort in the Seychelles called ‘Six Senses Zil Pasyon’.  Scheduled to open in 2015, the resort is located on the private island of Félicité. The island is approximately 55 kilometers, or 30 nautical miles northeast of Mahe, with access by helicopter from the International Airport or a short boat ride from neighbouring La Digue and Praslin islands.

Airline Updates:

Seychelles to welcome back Ethiopian Airlines

After an interruption of six months, the flag carrier of Ethiopia is set to come back.  
There’s good news in the air. Almost literally. Indeed, TODAY has received confirmation that Ethiopian Airlines will be resuming flights to Seychelles on October 1 after a six month hiatus. 

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Mason’s Travel On-Site: DoubleTree by Hilton Seychelles – Allamanda Resort & Spa

Come home to DoubleTree by Hilton Seychelles – Allamanda Resort & Spa 

4-Star rating, 5-star Seychelles experience

Nothing says welcome home quite like a warm, freshly baked chocolate chip cookie. That’s why DoubleTree by Hilton has been welcoming their guests with one for over 25 years. The chain gives out over 60 000 of their signature cookies each day, to travellers across the globe.

Monday, 17 March 2014

Hotel Updates: New Property, Anse Soleil, Mahé

Introducing Anse Soleil Beachcomber Self Catering Chalets

Anse Soleil Beachcomber is pleased to announce the opening of two new self catering chalets located close to the main hotel.  

Each chalet comprises two spacious apartments equipped with a living room, kitchenette, large bedroom, bathroom and private veranda.  

Construction Notice:

Kindly be informed of a construction site on a private property adjacent to the Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Resort & Casino. 

Whilst the works are not taking place on the grounds of the hotel there can be a certain level of visual and auditory disturbance to clients from certain parts of the hotel, especially for clients accommodated in the Deluxe Rooms which are located the closest to the building site.

However it is imperative that ALL clients booked at the Berjaya are informed of the current situation, prior to their arrival in destination. For further information please contact our marketing team.

Sunday, 16 March 2014

Hotel Update: Hilton Labriz

Sea turtle nesting Season near Hilton Labriz Resort & Spa   


The sea turtle "peak" nesting season is slowly coming to an end. The Island Conservations Society have recorded 571 turtle tracks on Silhouette island, found 316 nests with eggs and have successfully tagged 31 turtles for the ICS turtle monitoring project. 

Saturday, 15 March 2014

Hotel Updates: Raffles, Praslin

Easter Celebrations at Raffles Seychelles

These Easter holidays, Raffles Praslin offers activities for the whole family. 
This will begin with a “Raffles High Tea” with Easter Bunny, showcasing delicious chocolate treats and enthralling activities including an egg painting competition. 
An Easter Sunday buffet dinner featuring fresh seafood, festive main courses, and an array of succulent desserts and chocolate treats will be served at Losean restaurant.  There will also be an Easter Family barbeque by the poolside including live cooking stations for fish and prime cuts.

Friday, 14 March 2014

Hotel Updates: Enchanted Island Resort

Welcome to Enchanted Island

Discreetly nestled on a forested island, ten ultra-luxurious villas overlook a sprawling lagoon. Their private infinity swimming pools plunge seamlessly towards the backdrop of ever-changing hues of green and blue. The nearby islets, all jagged-peaked, that emerge from the surrounding waters seem to be within touching distance. 

Thursday, 13 March 2014

Hotel Updates: Constance Lemuria Resort and Spa

News from Constance Lemuria, Praslin

 - Soft Renovation of Constance Kids Club

 - PADI Diving Center at Lemuria offers diving courses

Activity Update: Surfing in Seychelles

Learn to surf with iSurf Ltd. 

Stunning Seychelles; its crystal clear tropical water and amazing beaches are world renowned.  There is no better way to explore Seychelles than surfing or stand up paddling with iSurf.

iSurf hosts tours and tuition for complete novices and competent watermen, with safe options to explore the island’s beaches and waves.  

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Industry Update: Yacht Charter

Local skipper makes “Top 10 Yacht Charter Captains” global list

Local skipper, Graham Gower, has made Charter Wave’s list of “Top 10 Yacht Charter Captains.”

Captain Graham operates Sea Stream, a luxury Ferretti motor yacht, which has been available for charter in Seychelles for the past 6 years. is a leading industry resource, offering up-to-the-minute, unbiased information for crewed charter vacations, and is heralded as the “world’s most trusted yacht vacation resource.” 

Cpt. Gower was nominated for the award by charter broker Reia Stannard of global charter reservation service,

Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Hotel Updates: Special Promotions

 Early Bird Treats – Banyan Tree Spa Seychelles

Banyan Tree Spa invites guests to reawaken their senses with its signature treatments, designed for their complete physical, mental and spiritual renewal.

Enjoy 20% savings on Body Massages and 15% savings on any Spa Packages when you visit the Spa between 11am to 3pm. 

Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Mason's Travel Excursions

Mason's Travel Reef Safari

The Mason’s Travel Reef Safari excursion is Seychelles 101 – a full day jam-packed with activities and adventure. Sail the seas, dip beneath the waves to another world, taste Creole cuisine, meet the giant tortoises and discover pirate graves on the world’s smallest national park. This value for money excursion is a must for anyone visiting Seychelles, and is a great day’s fun and a thorough introduction to all that these beautiful islands have to offer.

The Mason’s Travel Reef Safari excursion includes:

Tuesday, 4 March 2014

Seychelles in the Spotlight

Seychelles makes HELLO Magazine's Top 10 Travel Destinations of 2014

Seychelles has made it into the 8th position on the UK's HELLO Magazine's "Top 10 Travel Destinations of 2014" list. 

This is what they had to say about our beautiful archipelago:

Monday, 3 March 2014

Hotel Updates: Raffles Resort and Spa

What's been happening at Raffles, Praslin

 - Pti Zil Beach Bar Opening 

 - Celebrating three splendid years

 - International Women’s Day at Raffles