Thursday, 24 December 2015

Hotel Updates: CaranaBeach Hotel

CaranaBeach Hotel Teases: Restaurant and Spa Names

The new Carana Beach Hotel, opening on North Mahé in February, has released more information about its spa and restaurant concepts.


Monday, 21 December 2015

Mason's Travel News

Mason’s Travel staff step up for blood drive

Volunteers from Mason’s Travel formed the largest group of donors among participating companies in a blood drive last week initiated by a youth community group.

"The 15 Mason’s Travel employees who gave blood for the exercise made it possible to collect about 10 litres for the Blood Bank," Karine Rassool from the Victoria hub of the Global Shapers Community said.

Sunday, 20 December 2015

Hotel Updates: denis Private Island, Seychelles

A tree in the Indian Ocean to call your own! Newlyweds on Denis Private Island Cap Wedding with Tree-Planting Ceremony

For most married couples, re-visiting that “special day” involves looking through photo albums and professional wedding videos. But for Anne and Moritz Monschau, it will mean checking up on a tree in the middle of the Indian Ocean, on Denis Private Island in the Seychelles


Saturday, 19 December 2015

Seychelles National Junior Fishing Tournament 2015

Mason’s Travel Sponsors Successful 3rd Annual SSFC Seychelles National Junior Fishing Tournament

The Seychelles Sports Fishing Club (SSFC) welcomed 125 juniors to the 3rd Annual SSFC Seychelles National Junior Fishing Tournament at the  Marine Charter Association on Saturday, 12th December 2015 in what has become the largest yearly junior fishing event in all of Seychelles. 

Friday, 18 December 2015

Seychelles in the Spotlight

Seychelles Swaps its National Debt for Funds for Conservation Projects

Made up of 115 islands, Seychelles doesn't have a lot of land or a huge population, but we do have some amazing biodiversity. Fish and coral reefs throng the waters, and giant tortoises plod around on land. Seychelles is pretty serious about its conservation; our constitution even guarantees citizens the right to an ecologically healthy environment.

Thursday, 17 December 2015

Hotel Updates: Constance Lemuria Resort

Temporary Closure of Constance Lemuria Resort

Please be informed that Constance Lemuria Resort on Praslin Island, Seychelles, will be closed for renovation works from 22nd August 2016 to 31st October 2016.

More information about the renovation plan will be communicated to you in due course.

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Featured Excursion: Praslin Tour | Vallée de Mai/Anse Lazio

Explore the wonders of Praslin, Seychelles’ second largest island.

Enjoy two of Praslin's most famous attractions in one full-day tour! With a small population, life on Praslin is relaxed and the breath-taking scenery pristine. Let Mason's Travel guide you around the island and visit its two most famous attractions!

Monday, 14 December 2015

Hotel Updates: Valmer Resort & Spa

Update on the New Upcoming Villas at Valmer Resort & Spa

Valmer Resort and Spa, offering accommodation on Mahé Island, Seychelles, has released an update on the development of 8 new villas at the resort.

Please find below the latest update:


Saturday, 12 December 2015

Airline Updates: Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines voted as Best Airline to Africa and Best Airline in Africa

Ethiopian Airlines has been recognized as "Best Airline to Africa" (for the second year in a row) and “Best Airline in Africa” by one of the most prominent travel magazines in the United States, Premier Traveler, at a ceremony held on 10 December 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Hotel Updates: Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa

Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa Launches 15 Grand Oceanview Pool Villas and the new Presidential Pool Villa

Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa celebrates the opening of its 15 Grand Oceanview Pool Villas and the new Two-Bedroom Presidential Pool Villa, with a fabulous Bond-themed poolside reception. 

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

New Property: Le Relax Luxury Lodge

Le Relax Hotel Group Launches Le Relax Luxury Lodge on La Digue Island, Seychelles

Le Relax Hotel and Management Limited has announced the launch of a new Le Relax property Le Relax Luxury Lodge. The new property on La Digue Island, Seychelles, has 3 villas with 6 deluxe room suites & a restaurant right on the white sand beach of Anse Gaulette.


Monday, 7 December 2015

Hotel Updates: Villa Koket

Ongoing Construction at Villa Koket

Kindly note that we have been advised that there is construction taking place at Villa Koket as follows:

i) Construction of a steak house kiosk which is to provide clients with light lunch and dinner.  As per the hotel this started a while back and the management of the property has advised that work only takes place when there are no clients around. 

Sunday, 6 December 2015

Hotel Updates: Village Du Pecheur

Temporary Closure: Village Du Pecheur

Village Du Pecheur, on Praslin Island, Seychelles, has announced that they will be closed between the 10th and 20th of December 2015, due to an unforeseen maintenance issue that requires immediate attention.

For more information or assistance, please contact your Mason's Travel Representative or contact us HERE.

Thursday, 3 December 2015

Hotel Updates: Sun Properties & Resort

Construction Site Near Sun Properties & Resort 

Sun Properties & Resort has announced a construction project that has started close to their premises.

The construction is not part of the hotel. However, it will affect the noise level on their premise.The location of the construction is opposite the resort's B & C block of their Standard Rooms facing their pool area.

Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Airline Updates: Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines Shows Support for Seychelles Tourism Academy with Signing of MOU

The Seychelles Tourism Academy has agreed to use Ethiopian Airlines as one of the airlines it uses for its passenger transportation services, while in return the airline will provide a discounted fare and other privileges to the institution.

The terms and conditions are set forth in a memorandum of understanding which was signed this week between the Seychelles Tourism Academy and Ethiopian Airlines.

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Conservation Updates: Bird Island, Seychelles

Year-End Conservation Update from Bird Island, Seychelles

Bird Island Seychelles has released a conservation update for the period of July - December 2015. Please see an update on the island's conservation efforts for this period, and find out what keeps this island as such a pristine tropical paradise.