One of the highlights of the annual general meeting of the Seychelles Hospitality and Tourism Association (SHTA) last Friday was the stepping down of Louis D’Offay as Chairman of the association. Mr. D’Offay has served the association for 15 years.
Mr. … June 24, 2013
Constance Lemuria Seychelles has welcomed its new General Manager, Mr. Bruno Le Gac. The latter has been working with the Constance Hotels & Resorts for the past 11 years and has a strong culinary background after years of working in both the Food and … June 9, 2013
Four Seasons Resort Seychelles, with its reputation as being one of Seychelles top high-end properties is fully supportive of the Seychelles Tourism Academy student’s internship programs. Four Seasons Resort Seychelles has confirmed to Alain St.Ange, … May 5, 2013
Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture has started a series of hotel visits and meetings with general managers and hotel staff in general to take stock of the properties’ working environment and for him to remain connected with … May 2, 2013
Nearly a month after a fire accidently burnt down seven bungalows at Le Laurier Hotel & Restaurant on the Seychelles inner island of Praslin, Alain St.Ange, the Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, who was on a working visit on Praslin, called … April 12, 2013
Hotels and resorts in Seychelles moved to seize the opportunity of getting more visibility for themselves through the island’s annual carnival. The tourism industry of Seychelles, conscious of the need to be seen and counted, moved to support the 2013 … February 26, 2013
A prime Seychelles hotel, the Le Meridien Fishermen’s Cove Hotel, was saved from last Thursday’s night blaze and is already back in business, operating on a very high occupancy level and receiving bookings as normal.
Analyzing the minor damages … January 8, 2013
The VIOAS magazine (The Voice of the Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea) has joined the list of key magazines and is now one that is available on Etihad Airways flights.
This is the announcement from the office of Mahe Publications Ltd. following discussions … December 24, 2012
The 2020 Development (Seychelles) Ltd, is calling on investors to consider a hotel development opportunity on Ile Soleil through a tender that was launched two weeks ago by its Chairman Barry Faure, who also wears the hat of the Chairman of the Seychelles … November 16, 2012
A delegation of small hotel owners from the Beau Vallon area of Mahe called on Alain St.Ange, the Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, to discuss what the hoteliers described as challenges they were being faced with.
Minister St.Ange said … September 28, 2012
Le Duc de Praslin is a small recently rebuilt tourism establishment on the island of Praslin in the Seychelles. The owner, Robert Payet, explained to Alain St.Ange, the island’s Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, that he planned the rebuilding … September 13, 2012
The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, has announced the government’s decision to extend GST concessions, which hotels benefited from under the Tourism Incentive Act (TIA).
In a press conference with Minister Pierre Laporte, … June 28, 2012
The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, has said “there is a need to continue to work with hotel owners to encourage them to invest and to upgrade their properties in a bid to for them to be at the level of expectations of our … June 27, 2012
John Johnston, President of Raffles Hotels & Resorts, announced the appointment of well-known hotelier, Simon Hirst, as General Manager of Raffles Praslin Seychelles, effective February 27, 2012.
John Johnston said: “I am delighted to welcome Simon … February 23, 2012
The Seychelles tourism industry came in force to Praslin island to join with Robert Payet and his family for the opening of his new eco-friendly swimming pool.The small Seychellois-owned and managed hotel, belonging to the Payet Family, is seen as a real … February 19, 2012
Luxury resort specialist, Paul van Frank, has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Frégate Island Private in the Seychelles, effective from December 15, 2011. Taking over the reins from interim General Manager, Ian Barbour, who successfully … January 9, 2012
The tourism world will meet from November 7-10, 2011 in London, UK, at the World Travel Market (WTM). Le Relax Hotels, a small chain of hotels from the Seychelles, will this year be descending on London for its 3rd participation at WTM.
Robert Toussaint, … October 25, 2011
Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Resort & Casino and Constance Ephelia Resort, two of the largest hotel companies in the Seychelles, have come to an agreement this week with the Seychelles Farmers Association and Cooperative to purchase local chicken instead … August 5, 2011
Two Seychelles’ hotels – Denis Island and Frégate Island Private – are among the top hotels nominated for the prominent international Villegiature Awards, in the Grand Prix category of the Best Island Hotels for 2011.
The Villegiature Awards … July 1, 2011
The Hilton Hotels has expanded with a second brand property in the Seychelles - Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort and Spa. This follows the signing of a management agreement with Silhouette Island Resort Limited to introduce the new 111-villa resort to … February 10, 2011