Seychelles Tourism News

Herbert Houareau, deputy chief executive, Seychelles Ports Authority

Herbert Houareau, deputy chief executive, Seychelles Ports Authority

17 July 2017 Videos

Voters at the World Travel Awards bestowed the title of Indian Ocean’s Leading Cruise Destination on the Seychelles. Here Breaking Travel News catches up with Herbert Houareau, deputy chief executive, Seychelles Ports Authority, during the Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017 to discover what the title means to the organisation.

Six Senses Spa Zil Pasyon opens in Seychelles

Six Senses Spa Zil Pasyon opens in Seychelles

4 April 2017 Hotel News Spa News

Following the acclaimed launch of Six Senses Zil Pasyon last October, the hotly anticipated Six Senses Spa Zil Pasyon is now open. Created by the Six Senses Architecture and Richard Hywel Evans of Studio RHE in London, the spa is completely immersed in the private island’s natural beauty of towering rocks, granitic boulders, lush jungle and the Indian Ocean.

Qatar Airways lands in Seychelles as Africa networks expands

Qatar Airways lands in Seychelles as Africa networks expands

13 December 2016 Press Release Airline News Tourism News

Qatar Airways has rounded off its 2016 global route expansion with the launch of daily flights to the idyllic islands of the Seychelles – the 14th new destination on the airline’s route map this year and the third in Africa. Flight QR678 touched down at Seychelles International Airport earlier to a welcome ceremony attended by airport and government officials, together with local dignitaries.

Seguin to lead Banyan Tree Seychelles

Seguin to lead Banyan Tree Seychelles

16 November 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

21 October 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

18 June 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.