Thursday, 28 February 2019

Hotel Updates: Le Relax Beach Resort

Temporary Renovation Works

Dear trade partners and customers, please note that Le Relax Beach Resort on Praslin will be temporarily carrying out renovation work from the 31st of March 2019 to 18th April 2019. The hotel will be doing some maintenance work and replacing the decking around the swimming pool, therefore the swimming pool will not be operational and the outside restaurant will be closed for health and safety reasons.

Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Industry Updates: Seychelles to Receive an Award

Seychelles recognised as Favourite Beach Island Destination 

Seychelles was the proud recipient of the Favourite Beach Island Destination Award at 32nd Edition of the Conde Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards, in a ceremony organised at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel in Dubai on Wednesday February 27, 2019. 

Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Industry News: Seychelles to Attend ITB Travel Trade Show

Seychelles to Take Over Berlin in a Tropical Storm as Strong Tourism Delegation Hits ITB in March

Destination Seychelles will have a strong presence in the German capital, Berlin, as a 42 strong member delegation gets ready to attend the 53rd edition of Internationale Tourismus-Börse Berlin (ITB) travel trade show, which will take place from March 6, 2019 to March 10, 2019.

Monday, 25 February 2019

Hotel Updates: AVANI Seychelles Barbarons Resort & Spa

Payment Facilities and TGA Private Music Lounge Updates

Dear customers and trade partners, please note that AVANI Seychelles Barbarons Resort & Spa does not accept Diners Club charge cards and will no longer be accepting American Express credit cards at the property from 01st March of 2019. The hotel will only accept Mastercard, Visa and Union Pay card payments.

Friday, 22 February 2019

Hotel Updates: North Island

North Island Joins the Luxury Collection

North Island announces that it is joining The Luxury Collection, part of Marriott International, Inc., comprised of world-renowned hotels and resorts offering unique, authentic experiences that evoke lasting, treasured memories. As one of the world’s leading private islands, North Island is a unique addition to The Luxury Collection as it makes its debut in the Seychelles, one of the world’s most desirable destinations. This iconic island resort is also the first hotel in the portfolio of the newly-launched A Small World Hotel Collection, who will oversee the resort’s integration into The Luxury Collection brand portfolio and the operations of the business.

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Mason's Travel News: Exceeding Beyond Expected

Mason’s Travel Exceeding beyond Expected

Here at Mason’s Travel we believe that the employees are what make the company special and the customers are what keep us growing and make everything what we do matter. There is nothing more rewarding than receiving positive feedback and knowing that we were able to go beyond the expected. We’re excited to share the letter that we received from Andrew Kennedy, one of our customers back in October.   

Friday, 15 February 2019

Hotel Updates: Four Seasons Resort

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles Celebrates 10th Anniversary

A Cocktail reception and special Bazar Labrin evening was organised by the Four Seasons Resorts Seychelles on Friday February 8, 2019 to mark the tenth years of existence of the Petite Anse Resort.

Thursday, 14 February 2019

Mason's Travel News: Meet the Team

Meet the Team - Jeanette

In celebration of love this Valentine’s Day, we prepared a special interview. Continuing our series of “Meet the Team”, we would love to introduce you to Jeanette Violette, our one and only Wedding Supervisor.  Conducting over 30 weddings every month, it was an easy choice to feature Jeanette as our staff member this Valentine’s day. She has been planning the ‘special day’ for couples from all around the world at Mason’s Travel for over 10 years now and  has been celebrating love way more often than just on Valentine’s Day.

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Hotel Updates: North Island

Don't Vote for North Island, Vote for Her

Did you know that turtle hatchlings have less than a 1% survival rate? Only 1 in 1,000 make it to adulthood. Crabs, birds, fish, plastic - the odds are against her. She can certainly do with all the help she can get.

Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Industry Updates: Kenya Airways

Kenya Airways Joins the Seychelles Tourism Board at the New York Times Travel Show 2019 Edition

Bringing more visibility and creating awareness about the Seychelles islands were only two of the Seychelles Tourism Board’s (STB) missions during their participation at the New York Times Travel Show, which took place in New York, USA, from January 25, 2019 to January 27, 2019.

Friday, 8 February 2019

Mason's Travel News: Valentine's Day Guide

Valentine’s Day Guide to Seychelles 

Pristine beaches, tropical nature, unforgettable sunsets and seclusion, can there be anything more romantic? We didn’t think so either! With 115 islands within the archipelago Seychelles is one of the top holiday destinations for lovers from all around the world. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner we prepared an ultimate guide to Seychelles for this season. Read below to find out what beaches to visit, places to dine and things to do this Valentine’s Day (or any other day really).

Thursday, 7 February 2019

Mason's Travel News: Meet the Team

Meet the Team - Francis

If you have ever boarded a Mason’s Travel Reef Safari excursion, chances are you met one of our most experienced and entertaining tour guides – Francis. This week we would like to share the story of our charismatic employee, who’s been working with Mason’s Travel for the past 25 years! If this is not a true dedication and love for what you do, we don’t know what is.

Monday, 4 February 2019

Industry News: Seychelles Travel Book

Bird Species of the Seychelles Celebrated in “Seychelles Travel Book – A Young Ornithologist’s Travel Journal

Aspiring ornithologist from Acquapendente, Francesco Barberini, aged 11 years old makes the headlines with his third book. The book came out on December 17, 2018 just a few months after a trip organized for the young author by the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) office in Italy.