Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Hotel Updates: Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay

Renovations of Chalets at Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay 

Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay  would like to inform you that the internal refurbishment works for the Deluxe Rooms shall commence on 01stSeptember 2016.

The management of the hotel assures their highest level of service during this time of upgrading to ensure their guests a comfortable and pleasant stay.


Thursday, 25 August 2016

Hotel Updates: The H Resort Beau Vallon Beach

Bernadette Bonnelame: The Local Smile That Has Gone International

Bernadette Bonnelame has rapidly become recognised as the smiling face of The H Resort, with her beaming smile having been used in the properties adverts appearing in international glossy magazines such Harper’s Bazaar, National Geographic and Condé Nast Traveller as well as in-flight magazines for Air Seychelles and Etihad.  Bernadette’s image has also been seen in the Resort’s recruitment ads locally.


Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Hotel Updates: Astove Island

Wild Astove Atoll – An Exclusive Experience.

The rugged, secluded and remarkably remote setting and surroundings of Astove make it the perfect destination for anglers seeking adventure with a unique, wild and totally isolated fishing experience. The Coral Lodge caters to only six clients per week making for an exclusively private experience.

Monday, 22 August 2016

Hotel Updates: Constance Lémuria Seychelles.

Renovations at Constance Lémuria Seychelles

After the metamorphosis of its illustrious Constance Belle Mare Plage, Constance Hotels and Resorts is now starting the renovation of another emblematic hotel: Constance Lémuria Seychelles.

Crafted into the rocks amidst the dense greenery overlooking the beaches of Anse Kerlan, Constance Lémuria Seychelles is a destination in itself. 

Sunday, 21 August 2016

Hotel Updates: Villas du Voyageur

Villas du Voyageur Upgrades Guest Services

Villas du Voyageur, on Praslin Island, Seychelles has recently upgraded its guest services by now offering free WiFi internet, telephones and a bundled TV package in all villas.

For rates and packages, contact your Mason's Travel Representative, CLICK HERE.

Saturday, 20 August 2016

Hotel Updates: North Island Seychelles

North Island and Wilderness Safaris Renew Strategic Partnership

North Island and Wilderness Safaris are delighted to announce that they have renewed their strategic partnership to continue focusing on delivering the world’s ultimate private-island experience in Seychelles.


Friday, 19 August 2016

Hotel Updates: Denis Private Island

The Freshest Sushi in the World

For most hotels – even the ones on far-flung islands – acquiring the best sushigrade tuna  usually involves purchase orders and invoices. At Denis Private Island, it means getting in a  boat.

Sitting on the northern edge of the Seychelles plateau's “drop-off” – where ocean depths  plunge more than 2,000 metres – Denis Island has some of the world's most prodigious fishing grounds on its proverbial doorstep.

Thursday, 18 August 2016

Hotel Updates: H Resort Beau Vallon Beach

H Resort Turns 1 Years Old

It was a year ago that H Resort first opened its doors to guests and began operations at the seaside location on Beau Vallon Beach, Mahé Island, and the resort recently celebrated its first birthday.

Mason's Travel would like to congratulate H Resort on this achievement and the success of their first year.

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Hotel Updates: Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa

Seychelles Tourism Board Awards Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa With Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label

Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa has announced
that they have been awarded the sought-after Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label (SSTL).

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

Hotel Updates: Alphonse Island Seychelles

Alphonse Island: Changing Perceptions

Alphonse Island Changes Perceptions by Hosting Local DMCs and the Seychelles Tourism Board in Preparation for their Debut into the Luxury Travel Sector

Monday, 15 August 2016

Hotel Updates: Kempinski Seychelles Resort

[VIDEO] Escape to Paradise

We welcome you to explore the beauty of the Seychelles. Kempinski Seychelles Resort; a beachfront paradise surrounded by a breathtaking natural vista and crystal clear waters. 

Sunday, 14 August 2016

Hotel Updates: CaranaBeach Hotel

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

CaranaBeach is pleased to present its new image and video gallery. Their partners can now download the new photos for their use and also view their video teasers on the hotel showing the aerial view, the Sens spa, their friendly staff at work and more. 

Saturday, 13 August 2016

Hotel Updates: Denis Private Island

Release of Newborn Turtle Hatchlings on Denis Private Island

It’s currently the Green turtle nesting season on Denis Private Island, and we have been lucky enough to sight a swarm of baby turtles dashing off to the sea for their first swim just last week. 

Friday, 12 August 2016

Airline Updates: Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines Set to Launch Africa’s First Airbus A350 on London Heathrow Route

Africa’s first and most technologically advanced aircraft - the  Airbus A350 XWB will be launched on the London Heathrow route as of August 14, 2016. 

Thursday, 11 August 2016

Hotel Updates: Bird Island Lodge

Bird Island Receives Certificate of Recognition

Bird Island Lodge, Seychelles  has receive ad Certificate of Recognition from the Seychelles Sea Turtle Festival Committee, for its efforts and hard work in sea turtle conservation and protection. This coincided with the Seychelles Sea Turtle Festival which took place on the 5th and 6th August 2016.


Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Hotel Updates: Berjaya Beau Vallon Beach Hotel and Casino

Pravir Kumar Mishra is the new General Manager for Berjaya Beau Vallon Beach Hotel and Casino

Pravir Kumar Mishra has been appointed General Manager at the Berjaya Beau Vallon Beach Hotel and Casino. Mr Mishra replaces Mr Gulab Rai who is being transferred to take up the position of General Manager at the Sri Lanka Berjaya Hotel. This morning both the out-going General Manager Mr Gulab Rai and the in-coming one Mr Mishra paid a courtesy call on Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture.

Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Airline Updates: Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles opens new Call Centre in the Seychelles

Air Seychelles has announced the launch of its first dedicated Seychelles Call Centre on Mahé Island, Seychelles, to provide you with better support on all your flight queries.


Monday, 8 August 2016

Hotel Updates: Hilton Seychelles Hotels

Hilton Seychelles Hotels Welcomes Two New General Managers

Hilton Seychelles Hotels are pleased to announce the appointment of two new General Managers; Gregory Thierion, in charge of Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa and DoubleTree By Hilton Seychelles, Allamanda Resort & Spa, while Andre Borg appointed at Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa on Silhouette Island. 

Sunday, 7 August 2016

Mason's Travel News: IFTM TOP RESA 2016

Appointment at IFTM TOP RESA 29 September to 02 October 2015

Once again, Mason’s Travel will be present at the IFTM TOP RESA trade show, to be held at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Paris, France between the 20 and 23 September 2016.


 We will be represented by:

Saturday, 6 August 2016

Hotel Updates: Bird Island Lodge

Bird Island: The Good Life Under Clear Blue Skies

Bird Island is truly amazing. It is the most northerly island of the Seychelles. Bought by the present owners in 1967, it was once a plantation. A small hotel was built to en-able people to enjoy the abundant wildlife. There are millions of birds, and to sit on my verandah, surrounded by orange cordia and white frangipani trees, watching white-tailed tropics, lesser noddies and the little red Mad-agascar fodies was such a treat.

Article By: Eleanor Coggin (The Sunday Independent, Ireland)

Friday, 5 August 2016

Hotel Updates: Desroches Island Exclusive Luxury Resort, Seychelles

Four Season's Takes Over Desroches Island Exclusive Luxury Resort, Seychelles

The luxury resort on Desroches, one of Seychelles’ pristine islands, will officially re-open in 2017 under the management of Four Seasons hotel group.

The Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island is located in the Amirantes group, part of the outer islands of Seychelles.

Thursday, 4 August 2016

Hotel Updates: Anse Soleil Beachcomber

Anse Soleil Beachcomber Upgrades its Guest Offerings

The hotel continues to provide a free WIFI connection in their lobby and restaurant. However, as  of July 2016, Anse Soleil Beachcomber has upgraded the following features in all categories of rooms (being Standard Rooms, Superior Rooms, Premier Rooms and Self Catering Apartments) 

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Airline Updates: Air Seychelles

JOUEL and Air Seychelles Team-Up for VIP Service

Air Seychelles have teamed up with Seychelles' jewellery brand, JOUEL, and are now offering guests in the VIP lounge the unique opportunity to have private diamond viewings from a selection of their choice.

This service is currently available primarily to guests upon departure, but may also be requested upon arrival - however the availability of the team for arrival is based upon confirmation.

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Seychelles in the Spotlight

3 Seychelles Islands Make Condé Nast Traveller's list of "The World's 22 Most Incredible Private Islands"

Three of Seychelles islands have made the Condé Nast Traveller's list of The World's 22 Most Incredible Private Islands, namely Denis Private Island, North Island and Frégate Island Private.

To read the article, CLICK HERE.

Monday, 1 August 2016

Conservation Updates: Denis Private Island

Denis Private Island: The Drive to Bring Back the Brown Noddy Birds

Article by Brea Boda, CLICK HERE

The end of May marked the arrival of the sooty terns in the Seychelles. Hundreds of thousands individuals are currently breeding on nearby Bird Island and there are many sooties flying around Denis.