Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Hotel Updates: Denis Private Island

Denis Private Island Makes Big leap Into Renewable Energy 

One of Seychelles’ smallest islands has launched what might be the country’s largest private renewable energy project.

Denis Private Island has embarked on the first of a four-phase photovoltaic solar power system in collaboration with DHYBRID from Germany, initially reducing the island’s diesel consumption by 100 litres per day.

Tuesday, 26 June 2018

Hotel Updates: Kempinski Seychelles Resort

Kempinski Seychelles Resort Supports Au Cap Senior Citizens

Last weekend a team of volunteers from Kempinski Seychelles Resort Baie Lazare visited Au Cap Home for the Elderly to offer their assistance for the upkeep of this facility and to share the news that they have donated a brand new - and badly needed- oven to the home's kitchen.

Monday, 25 June 2018

Seychelles Tourism News

Another Group of Prospective Tour Guides Complete Basic Course in Tour Guiding

A group of 35 individuals from Mahé, Praslin and La Digue, venturing into the tour guiding business, have completed a three-day basic tour guiding course. They received their certificates from the hands of the Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports & Marine, Didier Dogley, in a ceremony held on Friday June 22, 2018.

The training provided to prospective tour guides is a collaboration between the Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA) and the Tourism Department.

Sunday, 24 June 2018

Hotel Updates: Four Seasons Resort Seychelles

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles Launches New 'Sey-tiable Sundays'

As if Sundays in Seychelles weren’t already dreamy enough! Live music, a mouth-watering BBQ, temptingly delicious desserts and a pop-up cocktail bar await every weekend at Kannel Restaurant at the Four Seasons Resort on Mahé Island, Seychelles. Head down to Petite Anse and enjoy the hotel's new Sunday experience!

Saturday, 23 June 2018

Seychelles in the Spotlight

Seychelles in the Limelight as STB Partners with WeddingSutra to Honour Excellence in India's World of Weddings

The beautiful Seychelles islands were showcased as the worlds of fashion, beauty, and advertising matched with the world of weddings at the Taj Mahal Palace, as Mumbai hosted the first WeddingSutra Influencer Awards. The event was held in April 2018, in a spectacular evening organised by WeddingSutra – a popular online wedding planning website in India, in collaboration with the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB).

Friday, 22 June 2018

Seychelles in the Spotlight

Indian Designer Duo Come Back to the Islands to Shoot New Seychelles Inspired Collection 

After drawing inspiration for their latest resort and destination wedding wear collection from a visit to the Seychelles islands, Indian designers, Shivan and Narresh, were back recently to conduct a photo shoot of the new collection.

They were joined by a crew of Indian celebrities including make-up artist - Savleen Manchanda, stylist - Mohit Rai, photographer - Taras Taraporvala, as well as videographers - Elvis and Sonal D’Silva.

Thursday, 21 June 2018

Seychelles Tourism News

Seychelles once again showcased at South Korea's largest travel show, HanaTour 2018

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) participated in the 12th edition of the HanaTour International Travel Show (HITS). The event was held at the Kintex Exhibition centre in South Korea's Goyang city, from June 7 to 10, 2018. It was under the 'Seychelles – the Heaven you must visit before you die' banner that the STB team showcased the island destination to the South Korean travel trade and potential visitors.

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Hotel Updates: Banyan Tree Seychelles

Banyan Tree Seychelles Launches New 'Moutya Creole Experience'

Banyan Tree Seychelles Resort & Spa has launched a new activity for guests - the Moutya Creole Experience. The new service offers a unique Creole dining experience in the heart of  the resort's organic farm featuring local cuisine, live music and live dance, as well as cocktails. What's more is you can start your evening off for with a local rum tasting with the 'Takamaka Experience' at the beach-side rum shack before heading on over for your dinner. 

Thursday, 7 June 2018

Mason's Travel News

Winning Team © Gerard Cazade

Fair winds for Mason’s Travel at Seychelles Regatta

The 2018 Seychelles Regatta concluded on Sunday with Mason’s Travel not only contributing to the sponsorship and organisation of the event, but also to the winning team. 

The ISPC/Mouton Cadet/Mason’s Travel team, comprised of mostly Seychellois sailors including Alan Mason, Managing Director of Mason’s Travel  and skippered by Frenchman Franck-Yves Escoffier, emerged victorious in a competition that saw eight teams zig and zag their way through a multitude of islands in the Seychelles archipelago.

Wednesday, 6 June 2018

Hotel Updates: North Island Seychelles

North Island's New Goal: A Pure, Plastic-Free Private Island

North Island, Seychelles has banned plastic straws from this exclusive private-island destination, known for its pristine natural environment and progressive conservation initiatives. In taking its first steps towards becoming a completely plastic-free island, North Island hopes to accelerate positive change around the world by providing a leading example of sustainable tourism.

Tuesday, 5 June 2018

Hotel Updates: Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa

Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa Taking Steps To Reduce Plastic Across Resorts

At a time when ecotourism is continuing to grow as a trend amongst travellers and with even the UK’s royal estate announcing plans to cut down on plastic use, Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa is delighted to announce a new initiative that aims to reduce the amount of plastic on the island. 

Monday, 4 June 2018

Hotel Updates: Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa

Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa Unveil Coral Nursery

Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa, the stunning five-star boutique resort on Mahé Island, is proud to announce the opening of a coral nursery nearby Beau Vallon Bay. This new project will help protect and preserve the marine and reef life along the island’s North-West coast. Guests of Northolme Resort & Spa will be able to take part in the project by adopting coral, along with having the chance to snorkel along a coral trail and visit the coral nursey with a marine conservation specialist. 

Sunday, 3 June 2018

Seychelles Tourism News

Seychelles Showcased in Poland, Czech Republic, Romania & Hungary as STB Hosts the 2018 Eastern Europe Roadshow

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) conducted the fifth edition of its Eastern Europe roadshow across Poland, Czech Republic, Romania and Hungary, from May 28 to 31, 2018. Adopting a new format this year, STB hosted a combination of workshops and presentations in the capital cities of Warsaw, Prague, Bucharest and Budapest.

Saturday, 2 June 2018

Seychelles Tourism News

Alexander Jovanovic, Amy Sefton Win STB's Facebook Photography Contest, Marvis Confait's Photo Was the Judges' Favourite

Alexander Jovanovic emerged as the winner of this year's Facebook Photography competition organised by the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB).

His photo obtained the most likes in the final voting on the social media platform.

Friday, 1 June 2018

Seychelles Tourism News

Seychelles Tourism Board Unveils New Destination Website

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) on Tuesday unveiled its new destination website. The new ‘face’ of the destination - – replaces the one that has been online for the past four years.

It was the Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Didier Dogley, accompanied by the STB Chief Executive, Sherin Francis, who unveiled the new platform.