Friday, 17 November 2017

Four Seasons Resort & Spa

A New Dining Experience is Coming to Four Seasons Resort & Spa, Seychelles

An exciting new restaurant renovation project is well underway at Four Seasons Resort & Spa. As from Sunday 10th December, Zez Restaurant will re-open as a pan-Asian restaurant, serving contemporary Japanese, Chinese and Singaporean cuisine, whilst also introducing an additional outlet specializing in sushi and sashimi.

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Hotel Updates: Sainte Anne Resort & Spa

Tourism Minister welcomes news that Club Med is taking over the Beachcomber Seychelles Sainte Anne Resort & Spa 

The New Mauritius Hotels Ltd, which owns 100 percent of the shares of Ste Anne Resort Ltd, has signed an agreement with the French Group, Club Med, for the redevelopment and subsequent rental of Beachcomber Seychelles Sainte Anne Resort & Spa.The agreement was signed on Friday November 10, 2017.

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Hotel Updates: Four Seasons Resort Seychelles

Soak in the View: Four Seasons Resort Seychelles Launches New Menu of Luxurious In-Villa  Spa Baths 

With a sunken bath tub looking out over a private pool to the tropical Seychelles surroundings, moments of relaxation are never hard to find in the treetop villas of Four Seasons Resort Seychelles, and now with the launch of the new Bath Butler service, guests may unwind with essential oils and indulgent accompaniments for the ultimate bath with a view.

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Seychelles Tourism News

Seychelles Tourism Board Targets Northern Cities with Second Dedicated Roadshow in Italy

Seychelles Tourism Board targets northern cities with second dedicated roadshow in Italy. The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) conducted the second edition of its dedicated roadshow in Italy from October 16 to 19, 2017, targeting travel agents from the northern part of the country.

Monday, 13 November 2017

Hotel Updates: Le Domaine de La Reserve

Le Domaine de La Reserve  - Renovations to the Beach Bar

Le Domaine de La Reserve, on Praslin Island Seychelles, has recently undertaken a project to renovate their beach bar. As the main structure has already been replaced, all that is left to do is the painting, which will be carried out until 20 December 2017, after which the beach bar will once again be welcoming guests. 

The work, which will be carried out at the end of the beach between 10h - 17h daily should not affect the guest's experience whilst staying at the hotel.

Sunday, 12 November 2017

Hotel Updates: Cousine Island, Seychelles

The Hawksbills return to Cousine for another nesting season

It is that time of year again when female Hawksbill sea turtles visit Cousine’s stretch of beach to lay their eggs. 

Despite a slow start to the season, we have now seen nine successful nests laid, and many more nesting attempts, keeping our Conservation team busy with beach patrols, recording biometrics and tag numbers, and relocating any nests at risk of being washed away by the sea.

Saturday, 11 November 2017

Airline Updates: ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines Group Awarded 4 Star Ranking by SKYTRAX

Ethiopian Airlines has been awarded SKYTRAX 4 Star certification at a special ceremony held in London on November 8, 2017.

SKYTRAX, the most prestigious international air transport standards and quality rating organization, operates certified airline rating, a global airline standards ranking program. Ratings are determined through direct and professional auditing and analysis of quality of service standards.

Friday, 10 November 2017

Seychelles Tourism News

Tourism Minister leads Seychelles' delegation at the World Travel Market 2017 in London

Seychelles was represented by a strong delegation at this year's World Travel Market (WTM) in London. The World Travel Market is one of the leading global event for the travel and tourism industry. The 2017 edition was held from November 6 to 8.

The country's Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Ambassador Maurice Loustau-Lalanne, and High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Derick Ally, were present at the Seychelles' stand on the opening day. 

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Mason's Travel News: Festival Kreol

Celebrating Festival Kreol, Mason’s Travel Style

Seychellois always take pride in their Creole identity, but the annual Festival Kreol in October provides Mason’s Travel and its employees an opportunity to celebrate the islands’ unique culture together with the rest of the nation.

The week-long celebrations shine a light on Seychelles’ cuisine, dance, art and other traditions, and as the leading destination expert, Mason’s Travel embraces every opportunity to “live the Seychelles experience” and revel in Creole culture.

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Seychelles Tourism News

Seychelles Tourism Board Prepares to Round-Off a Successful 2017 in Abu Dhabi with Celebration of the Creole Culture

As Seychelles celebrated the 32nd edition of ‘Festival Kreol’ during the month of October, the Seychelles Tourism Board took the opportunity to showcase some aspects of this annual celebration of the island’s culture and tradition in Abu Dhabi. A cultural evening was organised at Hilton Abu Dhabi’s Hiltonia Lake Garden on Thursday October 26.

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Hotel Updates: Hilton Labriz Silhouette

Hilton Labriz Silhouette: Temporary Closure of Grand Kaz Restaurant 

Gran Kaz is a historic building located on Silhouette Island used by Hilton Labriz Silhouette Resort as a restaurant serving traditional Creole meals. Hilton Labriz Silhouette has announced that due to replacement works on the outside veranda of Gran Kaz restaurant, the outlet will remain closed for some time.

Monday, 6 November 2017

Hotel Updates: Four Seasons Resort Seychelles

Temporary Closure to Zez Restaurant

Please note that Zez Restaurant and Lounge will be temporarily closed due to renovation from 12-23 November 2017.

Resort management has released a press release with some changes to the dining options that will be available to guests during this time period. Please see below. 

Sunday, 5 November 2017

Airline Updates: Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles Launches Digital Shopping Catalogue for Lounge Guests

Air Seychelles has launched a digital shopping catalogue for lounge guests at Seychelles International Airport, enabling travellers to shop at the touch of a button.

The digital catalogues can be accessed on tablets available at both the Air Seychelles Premium and VIP lounges and feature an exclusive range of products including popular Kipling bags, soft toys and jewellery, as well as other duty-free items at the Trezor Duty Free shop.

Saturday, 4 November 2017

Seychelles Tourism News

The Seychelles Tourism Board Hosts Trade and PR Event in Reunion with Key Focus on Training Agents to Confidently Sell the Destination

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) organized another Trade and PR event in Réunion Island from October 23 to 26, 2017, wrapping up activities organised for local trade partners on that market for 2017.

Friday, 3 November 2017

Airline Updates: Austrian Airlines

Seychelles Eyes High-End Tourism Boost as Austrian Airlines Begins Non-Stop Weekly Service to the Island Nation

The national carrier of Austria - Austrian Airlines - landed in Seychelles for the first time on Wednesday October 26, 2017.
The inaugural flight with 214 passengers onboard was greeted by a traditional water canon salute after touching down at the Seychelles’ International airport, a few minutes before 9.00am.

Thursday, 2 November 2017

Hotel Updates: Paradise Sun

Notice of Beach Renovation Work at Paradise Sun, Praslin Island

Please be award of required beach renovation work that will be carried out from the 20th November 2017 for approximately one week at the Paradise Sun beachfront.

Please see extracts from a communique from the hotel  outlined below: 

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Hotel Updates: Hanneman Holiday Residence

Update on Clearing and Construction Work

Please take note on update regarding Hanneman Clearing Work

The tree cutting and clearing of the site is finish, some trucks coming up and down bringing the materials to the site which is on the hill facing towards Boat House, you do not see the building works itself, noise is minimal, what is visible is the staff quarters and some building materials.