Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Hotel Updates: Auberge Chez Plume

Auberge Chez Plume:  Hotel Closure 17th June 2019 - 27th June  2019

Auberge Chez Plume hotel  have advised that they will be closing from 17th of June 2019 to 27th of June 2019.

See below the self explanatory email received from the hotel; 

Monday, 29 April 2019

Hotel Updates: Castello Beach Hotel

Announcement - New General Manager at Castello Beach Hotel 

The Castello Beach Hotel Praslin has announced the appointment of Mr Derek Savy as General Manager effective immediately.

Derek has acquired many years of experience, working in various positions linked to the hospitality and tourism industry in the Seychelles. 

Mason’s Travel would like to congratulate Derek on his latest appointment and wish him all the best in his new role at Castello Beach Hotel. 

Sunday, 28 April 2019

Hotel Updates: Denis Private Island

All Clear for Dining


A starlight feast on the airstrip delights guests on Denis.

Hotel residents on Denis Private Island enjoyed a special surprise for April Fools’ Day, with a banquet-style buffet spread out on the island’s landing strip.

About 40 of the island’s guests were whisked through forest vegetation lined with torches, in a manoeuvre that was kept secret until their arrival at the runway.

There, the island staff prepared a barbecue featuring the island’s famed local produce, set up under the starlight for guests to unwind in a most unusual makeshift “restaurant.” 

Saturday, 27 April 2019

Hotel Updates: Six Senses Zil Payson

Six Senses Zil Pasyon Plants the Seed for a Sustainable Future 

Engaging children’s amenities are added to the Grow With Six Senses program 

FÉLICITÉ ISLAND, Seychelles – April 25, 2019 – Six Senses Zil Pasyon adds a fun and quirky twist to experiences for little guests by introducing new amenities to the Grow With Six Senses program. On a peaceful tropical island, with diverse and lush natural surroundings and with so much to explore, Félicité becomes a home away from home, with an array of educational yet fun activities for youngsters to experience. The program aims to offer a holistic approach to their development intellectually and spiritually, while further connecting with their family and themselves. 

Friday, 26 April 2019

Mason's Travel News

Mason's Travel Promotes Environmental Awareness

Mason’s Travel believes in being environmentally conscious. As a team, we make daily efforts to be more proactive in becoming an environmentally friendly organization. Paul McCartney said, “out of all those millions and millions of planets floating around there in space, this is our planet, this is our little one, so we just got to be aware of it and take care of it.” One of the biggest threats to the planet is destruction of habitat and loss of prized wildlife from pollution. There are many ways to show that you care about the environment. Recently some of our team showed how they could make a difference by participating in a beach clean up.  

Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Seychelles in the Spotlight

Seychelles Receives the Honours of Hosting the FINA CNSG Open Water World Series 2019 

The excitement was palpable at Beau Vallon Beach on Saturday April 13, 2019 almost a month before the Seychelles hosts for the second consecutive year the FINA CNSG Open Water World Series 2019. 

Saturday, 13 April 2019

Seychelles in the Spotlight

Indian Fashion Guru Sabyasachi Selects Seychelles as Backdrop for his First Ever Destination Wedding Collection 

The beauty of Seychelles is once again at the center of a media buzz as India’s distinguished Mr. Sabyasachi Mukherjee, publicised photos of the recent photoshoot conducted in the exotic destination for his first ever destination wedding collection. 

The project initiated by the prestigious magazine Condé Nast Traveller, India for their April issue cover photo shoot, was executed in partnership with the Seychelles Tourism Board Office (STB).  Seychelles appeared grandiose in an enchanting white wedding setup featuring Miss World 2017 Ms. Manushi Chhillar, her handsome groom and the bride’s tribe all dressed and styled by Sabyasachi.   

Friday, 12 April 2019

Hotel Updates: Hilton Labriz

Hilton Labriz is the most popular property in Africa to say ‘I do’

The wedding day is one of the most important days in life. And the location is one of the most important parts of a wedding. Hilton Labriz Resort & Spa has just been elected the perfect place to make wedding dreams become true and won the Award for the ‘Best Destination Wedding Property 2019’ in Africa at the Destination Wedding Planners (DWP) Congress. 

Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Hotel Updates: Le Duc de Praslin

Le Duc de Praslin Expands Its Services by Appointing New Villa & Events Manager

The management of Le Duc de Praslin Hotel & Villas has announced a further enhancement in its service delivery and product enhancement for the upcoming 2020 season. The construction of the 20 deluxe rooms complex and new villas are well on the way and set to open later this year in time for the new season.

Tuesday, 9 April 2019

Hotel Updates: Jardin des Palmes

Temporary Closure of Jardin des Palmes: 18.04.2019 - 15.05.2019

Please take note that Jardin des Palmes hotel will be closing for urgent renovation to their swimming pool deck. The hotel will be closed from the 18th April to 15th May 2019. 

Monday, 8 April 2019

Seychelles Tourism News

Seychelles Tourism Board Chief Executive sits on Tourism Panel at the sixth Annual Destination Wedding Planners Congress in Dubai 

Seychelles was bestowed with high honours as the destination was represented at the Tourism Panel at the Destination Wedding Planners (DWP) Congress from March 27 to 29 2019, held in Dubai’s iconic five-star hotel and luxury resort, Atlantis the Palm. 

Saturday, 6 April 2019

Hotel Updates: Hotel L’Archipel

Temporary Closure of of Hotel L’Archipel: 01st May 2020  to 31st July 2020.

Hotel L’Archipel have announced that the hotel will be undergoing major renovation works for a period of approximately three months - starting 01 May 2020 with an expected completion date of 31st July, 2020.

The works will encompass the construction of an entirely new access road, a Welcome Pavilion, the extension of La Gigolette Beachfront Restaurant and eight additional rooms.

Thursday, 4 April 2019

Hotel Updates: Six Senses Zil Pasyon

Félicité Ranks Number Two Sustainable Destination in Africa

Green Destinations, unveils the winners of the top 100 Sustainable Top Destinations of the World Awards during ITB Berlin Leading Travel Trade Show

During ITB Berlin 2019, the island of Félicité was recognized as the second most sustainable destination in Africa in the Best of The Planet category by Green Destinations of the Sustainable Top 100 Destinations Award.

Tuesday, 2 April 2019

Seychelles in the Spotlight

Seychelles Recognised as the 'World’s Most Beautiful Island' at GQ Travel Award Russia

Destination Seychelles cited as ‘The Most Beautiful Island’ in the world after walking away with the title at the GQ Travel Award, a ceremony that took place on March 15, 2019, at the Metropol Hotel, in Moscow Russia.

The GQ Travel Awards Ceremony recognizes the leading companies, hotels and destinations from the elite travel industry.  The winners in the 17 different categories including Seychelles were chosen by GQ readers who voted online on the magazine’s website.