Wednesday, 29 August 2018

Hotel Updates: Indian Ocean Lodge

Indian Ocean Lodge Notches TripAdvisor Award 

Excellent guest reviews have awarded the Indian Ocean Lodge on the Seychelles island of Praslin with TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for 2018. 

The annual awards scheme of the world’s leading travel website, the Certificate of Excellence programme has been honouring hospitality businesses that deliver consistently great service across the world since 2011. 

Thursday, 9 August 2018

Seychelles Fishing News: A1 Fishing

August Update from A1 Fishing

A1 Fishing Update- with a quiet month of June/July, fishing has picked up in the last 3 weeks and both our boats Alati and Special K having some good fishing going 3-5 Blue Marlin and 18-37 sailfish on the billfish side. Some nice size yellow fin tuna (25kgs+) and a couple of Dorados.

More great fishing days outlined below: 

Tuesday, 7 August 2018

Hotel Updates: Hilton Hotels Seychelles

Hilton Hotels Seychelles  Opens New Labriz Lounge & Bar

Hilton Hotels Seychelles has recently opened to guests and the public their Labriz Lounge at The Hilton Jetty at Bel Ombre on Mahé Island, Seychelles.

With a weekly lineup of entertaining events,  a stunning location and a large selection of refreshing beverages, Labriz Lounge is worth a visit if spending time on Mahé. 

Monday, 6 August 2018

Conservation Updates: Denis Private Island

The Denis Survivors’ Club: Trans-Located Birds Given New Lease On Life

The populations of two once critically endangered bird species in Seychelles are at their most stable since before mankind colonised the Indian Ocean archipelago, in part thanks to their new home on Denis Island. Populations of both bird species are thriving on the island as a result of restored native habitats on Denis and an extensive monitoring programme carried out by the resident conservation organisation Green Islands Foundation (GIF).

Sunday, 5 August 2018

Seychelles in the Spotlight

Five Seychelles resorts featured in the 2018 Condé Nast Traveler China Gold List

Seychelles’ hospitality industry has once again been thrown into the spotlight, as five Seychelles resorts have been bestowed with a prestigious travel award in China.

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles, Frégate Island Private, Maia Luxury Resort & SPA, North Island and Six Senses Zil Pasyon, are featured among the recipients of the 2018 Condé Nast Traveler China Gold List awards.

Saturday, 4 August 2018

Hotel Updates: Six Senses Zil Pasyon

Six Senses Zil Pasyon Welcomes Resort Manager & Executive Chef
Bryce Seator and Christian Pedersen Join the Resort’s Executive Team

Bryce Seator joins Six Senses Zil Pasyon as resort manager, bringing 15 years of international hospitality experience. Bryce will oversee daily operations for the private island resort. Prior to moving to Seychelles, Bryce served as executive assistant manager of rooms at Six Senses Zighy Bay.

Friday, 3 August 2018

Hotel Updates: Hanneman Holiday Residence

Hanneman Holiday Residence Receives Holiday Check Award 2018

Hanneman Holiday Residence, on Mahé Island Seychelles, has once again received an award from  Holiday Check for 2018. 

This is the 8th consecutive year the establishment has recieved the award scoring 5.8 out of a possible 6 on the rating system. 

Thursday, 2 August 2018

Airline Updates: Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles Increases Capacity to Johannesburg for the Festive Season 

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles has announced that it will increase the frequency of its services between Seychelles and Johannesburg during the festive season to accommodate the growing demand over the busy end-of-year period.

Wednesday, 1 August 2018

Seychelles Tourism News

The Seychelles Tourism Board Hosts Annual South Africa Roadshow Targeting Three Main Cities

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) embarked South African travel agents and tour operators on a discovery of the Seychelles islands as it hosted its annual roadshow.

Travelling to three main cities - Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town - the roadshow attracted over 85 agents in each city. The events which were organized by the STB office in South Africa saw the participation of various trade partners from Seychelles.