Seychelles Tourism News

Seguin to lead Banyan Tree Seychelles

Seguin to lead Banyan Tree Seychelles

16th Nov 2016 Hotel News

Banyan Tree Seychelles has announced the appointment of Franck Seguin to the role of general manager. Seguin took up his new role earlier and brings with him an excellent reputation and a wealth of experience resulting from over 20 years in the hospitality industry. Prior to joining Banyan Tree Seychelles, Seguin was general manager of Angsana Balaclava Mauritius, also part of the Banyan Tree Group, and he also has experience managing the Intercontinental Balaclava in Mauritius, and Hivernage & Spa in Marrakesh, Morocco.

Qatar Airways adds Seychelles to global network

Qatar Airways adds Seychelles to global network

21st Oct 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Qatar Airways will provide holidaymakers with increased access to the idyllic white sand beaches and turquoise waters of the Seychelles with daily flights via Doha starting on December 12th. Qatar Airways Group chief executive Akbar Al Baker said: “Over recent years Qatar Airways has seen significant growth, expanding its worldwide footprint to provide more opportunities for global leisure travellers to premium destinations such as the Seychelles.”

World Travel Awards winners celebrate at Kempinski Seychelles Resort

World Travel Awards winners celebrate at Kempinski Seychelles Resort

Winners at the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2015 have been unveiled at the Kempsinki Seychelles Resort Baie Lazare. Air Seychelles was among the biggest winners on the night, taking the titles of Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline and Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline – Business Class. In front of an audience of more than 150 industry leaders from 20 countries, Maldives was recognised as Indian Ocean’s Leading Beach Destination, while host Seychelles took the title of Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination.

Breaking Travel News interview: Patricia Berthelot, managing director, Seychelles Breweries

Breaking Travel News interview: Patricia Berthelot, managing director, Seychelles Breweries

18th Jun 2015 Focus

With World Travel Awards preparing to host the annual Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony in the Seychelles on June 20th, Seychelles Breweries has been selected as the Welcome Drinks Sponsor for the event. Here managing director Patricia Berthelot sits down with Breaking Travel News editor to discuss the brewery, the Seychelles, and their aspirations for the upcoming Gala Ceremony.

Seychelles tourism minister highlights close ties with South Africa

Seychelles tourism minister highlights close ties with South Africa

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles minister responsible for tourism and culture, and Manoj Papa, chief executive of Air Seychelles, have jointly chaired a press conference at the Hilton Hotel in Durban South Africa to update the press on the state of tourism in the Seychelles. Miss Seychelles 2013, Agnes Gerry and two Air Seychelles cabin crew were on hand to welcome the press to the conference that had been jointly organised by David Germain and Marsha Parcou of the Seychelles Tourism Board in South Africa and Josie Michaud-Payet and Cindy Vidot of Air Seychelles.

Seychelles tourism strategy developed for South African market

Seychelles tourism strategy developed for South African market

9th Aug 2013 Press Release Tourism News

South African top tour operators are in Seychelles to further develop a tourism marketing strategy to better position Seychelles on the South African market. In a joint workshop conducted by the Seychelles Tourism Board, Air Seychelles, and the Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Hotel&Casino, key South African tour operators met with the island’s tourism trade stakeholders to formulate a marketing and sales strategy to grow tourism to Seychelles from South Africa.

South African Minister for Tourism arrives in Seychelles

South African Minister for Tourism arrives in Seychelles

8th Aug 2013 Press Release Tourism News

Minister Marthinus Van Schalkwyk, the South African Minister responsible for Tourism, arrived in Seychelles last night on a short working visit which is aimed at strengthening the working relationship between South Africa and Seychelles in the field of tourism.

Seychelles boasts most expensive hotel in the world

Seychelles boasts most expensive hotel in the world

7th Aug 2013 Press Release Hotel News Tourism News

The world’s most expensive luxury hotel has been identified and the distinction goes to the Seychelles’ North Island Lodge. Luxury-Hotels.com made this discovery after compiling the results of its latest survey. The survey specifically examined the rates of luxury hotels worldwide during the main summer holiday month of August 2013.