Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Hotel Updates: Anse Soleil Beachcomber

Extension of Annual Closure Period June/July 2017

Usually, Anse Soleil Beachcomber, on Mahé Island Seychelles, closes each year for their annual shutdown for the whole month of June and normally re-opening is on 01st July.

However, for next year 2017, the closure will be extended until 09th July inclusive which makes it that the re-opening date will be on Monday 10th July 2017.

The establishment "apologizes for the inconveniences caused and we thank you for your understanding."

Saturday, 22 October 2016

Hotel Updates: Constance Lemuria Resort

Re-Opening of Constance Lemuria Resort

Constance Lemuria Resort, on Praslin Island, Seychelles will be fully operational by 1st November 2016, following a temporary closure for maintenance and renovations.

For Rates & Packages, contact your Mason's Travel Representative, CLICK HERE.

Friday, 21 October 2016

Hotel Updates: Pirogue Lodge

Temporary Closure of Pirogue Lodge

Please note that Pirogue Lodge, on Praslin Island, Seychelles, will be closed from Sunday 4th December until  Tuesday 13th December for its annual maintenance.

It will reopen on Wednesday 14th December 2016.

Thursday, 20 October 2016

Hotel Updates: CaranaBeach Hotel

CaranaBeach Adds Experiential Evenings to Dining Repertoire

The CaranaBeach Hotel is adding a few extra twists to its already exciting culinary landscape, with a series of themed evenings that allow guests to enjoy an even greater variety of flavours and experiences.

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

New Property Alert: Villa Dorado

Mason's Travel Adds Villa Dorado to Our Accommodation Portfolio

Mason's Travel has added a new property to our accommodation portfolio, Villa Dorado. This property is situated on the East Coast of Mahé, the main island of the Seychelles; with a superb beach in front of the Villa, a beautiful lagoon, large granite boulders, complimented by the surrounding mountain’s lush tropical trees far from grounds.


Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Airline Updates: Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles Bans Galaxy Note 7 Smartphones Onboard All Air Seychelles Aircraft

Following the global recall by Samsung of its Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, Air Seychelles, as other international airlines, is enforcing a total ban on these devices on board its aircraft, both Twin Otter and Airbus fleet, as some phones have been installed with faulty lithium batteries, which present a risk of combustion and fire.


Monday, 17 October 2016

Live the Seychelles Experience, with Mason's Travel

[Interview] Le Sega Dans La Peau

Debra est une jeune seychelloise de 24 ans pleine d'entrain et au regard pétillant qui a  choisi de faire du tourisme son métier. Après avoir débuté dans l'hôtellerie, elle a rejoint  l'équipe de notre agence locale en 2014 et est aux petits soins pour nos clients.

Sunday, 16 October 2016

Seychelles Tourism Industry News

The Seychelles Tourism Board stages successful dedicated roadshow in the Nordics

The Seychelles Tourism Board and its partners led by Marketing Manager Ms Karen Confait took to the road last week for the 3rd edition of the Seychelles Dedicated Nordic Roadshow.


Saturday, 15 October 2016

Airline Updates: Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian to Increase  Flight Frequency to Seychelles.

Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable African airline, is delighted to announce that it will add a 5th weekly flight to Seychelles as of 16th  December 2016.

Friday, 14 October 2016

Seychelles in the Spotlight

Bird Island and Denis Private Island Have Been Featured in l'Oiseau Magazine

Bird Island and Denis Private Island have been featured in l'Oiseau Magazine in article entitled "Seychelles, deux îles à tire-d'aile". The article is written by Patrice Costa, who also took the photographs used in the layout. To read the full article - which is in French - please follow the link below.  

Thursday, 13 October 2016

New Property Alert: La Belle Tortue

Mason's Travel Adds La Belle Tortue to Accommodation Portfolio

Mason's Travel has added a new property to our accommodation portfolio - La Bell Tortue. La Belle Tortue is an exclusive lodge nestled in the cove of a cape on its own sandy beach located in Silhouette Island. Mahé Island is 33 km from the Silhouette. 

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Hotel Updates: L’Hirondelle Guesthouse

L’Hirondelle Receives Award from Trip Advisor for the Second Consecutive Year After Re-Opening

For the second consecutive year since re-opening in August 2014, L’Hirondelle has been awarded with the Trip Advisor Certificated of Excellence.

"This makes us extremely proud as it is an award based on the ratings given in our guest’s reviews,"
say owners, Precy and Emilia Vidot.


Monday, 3 October 2016

Hotel Updates: Le Duc de Praslin Hotel & Villas

Le Duc de Praslin Singled Out For Holiday Check Awards 2016

Le Duc de Praslin Hotel & Villas has been singled out with a top award, by the popular German online travel forum HolidayCheck. The award is discerned to establishments that have won the excellent reviews with a high scoring figure. The hotel was awarded a grade of 5.6 / 6 for 2016.


Sunday, 2 October 2016

Hotel Updates: Enchanted Island Resort

Enchanted Island Resort Hosts Bollywood Star

Enchanted Island Resort, Managed by JA Resorts & Hotel recently welcomed Bollywood Beauty Sonakshi Sinha onto the island. In the midst of promoting her upcoming Bollywood movie film, Force 2,  she took some well-earned time off with friends on the stunning island.

Sonakshi took to social media to document her stay, sharing snaps of herself in paradise surrounded by a backdrop of beautiful turquoise sea and lush green mountains.


Saturday, 1 October 2016

Hotel Updates: Six Senses Zil Pasyon

Six Senses Zil Pasyon Opens - A Stunning Seychelles Setting on Félicité Island

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas announces the opening of its first property in Seychelles,  Six Senses Zil Pasyon. Its setting is the private island of Félicité, which has a prime location  outside the cyclone belt and offers perpetual summer. The resort occupies one  third of the  total land. It is a 20-minute helicopter journey to Félicité or approximately 30 nautical miles (55 kilometers) northeast of the Seychelles International Airport, which is located on the main  island of Mahé.