Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Hotel Updates: Denis Private Island

Denis Private Island Revises its Flight Schedule

Dear customers and trade partners, please note that due to further adjustments in the operational functions of Air Seychelles, Denis Private Island has revised its flight timings. This will be applicable as of the 28 October 2018. 

"Please be advised that as of Sunday 28th October 2018, the Denis Private Island scheduled flight will now depart Mahé at 11:20am instead of 12:05pm," explains a post on the hotel's website.

Monday, 29 October 2018

Mason's Travel News

Mason's Travel: Building a Stronger Team

For over 40 years, Mason’s Travel continues to deliver the highest standards of service to tourists from all over the world, on a daily basis. But have you ever wondered who’s behind the scenes of all this great work and how we keep our spirits up?

Sunday, 28 October 2018

Hotel Updates: Les Lauriers Hotel and Restaurant

Temporary Closure of Les Lauriers Hotel

Dear customers and trade partners, please note that Les Lauriers Hotel, located in Anse Volbert Village, Praslin will be closed from the 1st of December to the 28th of February 2019 due to repair works.

Les Lauriers Restaurant, however, will remain open during the festive season from the 22nd of December to the 5th of January 2019.

Saturday, 27 October 2018

Hotel Updates: Kempinski Seychelles Resort Baie Lazare

The Secret to Kempinski Seychelles Resort’s Award-Winning Spa

On Saturday 27 October, Kempinski The Spa was once again recognised by the travel and tourism industry as Seychelles’ Best Resort Spa at the 4th Annual World Spa Awards Gala Ceremony in the Maldives. This is the third year running that Kempinski Seychelles Resort Baie Lazare’s luxury spa has been awarded this outstanding industry accolade.

Friday, 26 October 2018

Hotel Updates: Bird Island Lodge

Changes to Flight Schedule to Bird Island

Dear customers and trade partners, please note that Bird Island Lodge has revised its flight timings. This will be applicable as of the 01st January 2019 onwards.

“Due to further adjustments in the operational functions of Air Seychelles, Bird Island Lodge’s flight times will be brought back by 25 minutes as of January 2019," explained a communiqué from the hotel.

Thursday, 25 October 2018

Seychelles Tourism News

Travel Agents in Corsica Now in a Better Position to Sell the Enchanting Islands Following the Escapades Seychelles Roadshow

Travel Agents on the Ile de Beauté, Corsica, France are now in a better position to sell the enchanting islands of Seychelles after participating in the Escapades Seychelles Roadshow.

The show was held in the cities of Ajaccio and Bastia earlier on October 11, 2018 and October 12, 2018. It was the second time that this popular roadshow, carried out by the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Office in France with support of the Seychelles Trade partners, were present in these towns.  

Monday, 22 October 2018

Airline Updates: Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles Hosts 120 School Children On-Board Airbus A320 Aircraft

Air Seychelles, recently welcomed a group of 120 excited school children from Baie Lazare and Takamaka primary schools on an educational tour on-board the airline’s Airbus A320 aircraft at the Seychelles International Airport.

Friday, 19 October 2018

Seychelles Tourism News

Seychelles Tourism Board Launched Another Branded Taxi Campaign in French Capital Paris

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) brought some visual warmth to the French capital Paris with the launch of a branded taxi advertising campaign. Running through the autumn-winter promotional season, the campaign is part of STB’s communication plan for that period.

Thursday, 18 October 2018

Seychelles Tourism News

Another Successful Nordic Roadshow: Seychelles Tourism Board Attracts New Agents

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) attracts new agents to sell the destination as it took to the road for the fifth Nordic Roadshow in five cities held between September 24 to September 28. Each day of the roadshow, STB and its partners took to a different city - Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo, Helsinki and Aarhus in Denmark - to meet the key players on the market.

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Hotel Updates: Bliss Mahe Seychelles

Bliss Boutique Hotel Changes its Name

Important news for all of our partners and customers! We would like to announce that “Bliss Boutique Hotel” has now been renamed to “Bliss Mahe Seychelles”. This will be applicable from the 01st November 2018 onwards. 

The hotel is situated on the beachfront of Glacis along Mahé’s northwest coast and is offering spacious, elegantly decorated sea-facing rooms with access to a private beach and a naturally formed seawater swimming pool. 

Saturday, 13 October 2018

Seychelles Tourism News

Seychelles Conquers Well-Frequented Irish Bridal Show

The Seychelles Islands made a big impact at the Wedding Journal Show in Belfast.
The destination stood out as the sole honeymoon destination to be exhibiting at the event, which took place at the Titanic Exhibition Centre 29th - 30th September 2018.

The autumn Wedding Journal show returned with an increased number of wedding and honeymoon products and services all under one roof to help newly engaged visitors plan their big day.

Monday, 8 October 2018

Seychelles Fishing News

Alphonse Island Fishing News: A Great Start to the Season

The neap to spring tidal movement for the week afforded us great opportunity to target most of the anglers favoured quarry. 

The season began with some very familiar names on the cards, all of which new what stood ahead of them. The guides where rearing to go and even though the weather didn't play its parts both the guests and the guides pushed through and produced some impressive results.

Sunday, 7 October 2018

Hotel Updates: Pied Dans L'eau

Temporary Closure of Pied Dans L'eau: 01.06.2019 - 30.06.2019

Please note that Pied Dans L'eau, on Mahé Island, Seychelles,  will be closed for renovation works from  1st of June 2019  until 30th June 2019 . The hotel will reopen on the first of July 2019. 

Saturday, 6 October 2018

Hotel Updates: H Resort Beau Vallon Beach Seychelles

The H Resort Beau Vallon Beach Seychelles Wins at World Travel Awards 2018

The H Resort Beau Vallon Beach was awarded the title of Seychelles' Leading Green Resort 2018 at the 25th Annual World Travel Awards Gala Ceremony which was held at the International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa on October 6, 2018. 

Friday, 5 October 2018

Airline News: Air Seychelles

Air India and Air Seychelles Sign New Codeshare Agreemenent 

Air India and Air Seychelles are now offering travellers enhanced connections on their respective networks following the signing of a codeshare agreement between both airlines yesterday, Thursday, 4 October, 2018.

Under this new codeshare agreement, Air India will place its “AI” code on Air Seychelles regional services between Mumbai to the Seychelles and Johannesburg. In turn, Air Seychelles will place its “HM” code on Air India domestic services to eight cities including Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, Kochi, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Trivandrum and also on its international services between Mumbai and Bangkok.

Thursday, 4 October 2018

Seychelles Tourism News

Seychelles and Sri Lanka Celebrate 30 Years of Successful Diplomatic Relations

A cocktail event was held at the Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo on Friday September 21, 2018 to commemorate this 30th anniversary since the two countries established diplomatic relations.

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) joined forces with the Seychelles High Commissioner, for Sri Lanka, Mr Conrad Mederic, in celebrating the memorable event.

Wednesday, 3 October 2018

Seychelles Tourism News

Seychelles Participates in 2018 IFTM Top Resa Exhibition -  France’s Main International Trade Fair Dedicated to Tourism

Seychelles targets increased visibility and further growing the French market as it participates in the 40th edition of the IFTM Top Resa Trade FairThe 40th Edition of IFTM Top Resa was held at the Porte de Versailles in the French capital Paris.

The Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports & Marine, Honourable Didier Dogley led the island destination’s 12-member delegation to the event. 

Tuesday, 2 October 2018

Seychelles Tourism News

Minister Dogley Pays Visit to German STB Office and Experiences Travel-Agent Event

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) team in Germany has been honoured to host the Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Didier Dogley in Frankfurt.

Minister Dogley started off his official visit to few STB offices in Europe on his way to the IFTM Top Resa tourism fair in Paris, France.

Monday, 1 October 2018

Hotel Updates: Le Méridien Fisherman’s Cove

Le Méridien Fisherman’s Cove Welcomes New General Manager

Le Méridien Fisherman’s Cove  has welcomed Marc Wozniak as the new General Manager to the Mahé Island based hotel. 

Marc completed his hospitality apprenticeship in Germany and has since been able to gain professional experience in Europe, America, Asia and Africa.