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If you want to keep up with the latest news, happenings and events taking place at your destination of choice, this is a space entirely dedicated to bringing our holidaymakers with the freshest information on hotel renovations, special attractions, seasonal events and special offers, activities and incentives at some of our resorts, as well as airline news and travel updates.

In this section we keep you posted about the latest goings on this destination travel and tourism industry, from hotel and airline news to cultural events that may be of interest to you, the travelling visitor.

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island launches promotion ahead of opening

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island will open to the public in spring 2018, and reservations are now open for stays starting from March. The hotel is launching a special Island Debut package to welcome its first holidaymakers with a 30 per cent discount on rooms and packages for bookings made before December, 2017. The resort sits in the Amirante Islands, a 35-minute flight from Male.

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Banyan Tree Seychelles resort appoints new General Manager

Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts has announced the appointment of Mr Fabrice Collot as the new General manager of the Banyan Tree Seychelles. Mr Collot joined the hotel group in 2007, and brings more than 27 years of experience in senior management positions to the new role. The French native will be responsible for overseeing the operations, administration and service standards at the hotel.

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Six Sense Zil Pasyon resort in Seychelles unveils brand new spa

The Six Senses Zil Pasyon resort in the Seychelles has officially opened its Six Senses Spa to guests. Surrounded by natural beauty and overlooking the lush jungle and turquoise sea, the spa facility was designed by Six Senses Architecture and Richard Hywel Evans from Studio RHE in London, and was constructed using natural materials like rock and wood.

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Eco-friendly North Island in Seychelles receives prestigious award

The North Island in the Seychelles has received a National Geographic World Legacy Award for preserving and restoring natural habitat. The lavish eco-resort won the "Conserving the Natural World" category, following several successful projects that include the reintroduction of native species into the island's eco system, such as the endangered Seychelles White-Eye.

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New luxury hotel planned for Platte Island in Seychelles

The Island Development Company (IDC) has announced that the construction of a brand new luxury hotel on Platte Island in the Seychelles is scheduled to commence this year. Located 170 kilometres south east of the capital Mahe on the flat island of Platte, the hotel will have approximately 60 guest rooms and will cost around $75 million. The project is being carried out in a bid attract more tourists and revenue to the nation.

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Seychelles makes a great Valentine's escape

Travellers who are looking for an idyllic Valentine’s escape should consider Seychelles. A picture postcard-perfect destination roughly in the middle of the Indian Ocean, Seychelles has serene natural beauty and a wide array of plant and animal life. The capital city of Victoria offers modern amenities combined with colourful, small-town charm.

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Nickelodeon's Undersea Resort coming to Southeast Asia

A remarkable underwater Nickolodeon-themed resort is in the works. Viacom recently announced that the new resort, located on Palawan Island, will feature underwater accommodations and attractions, including SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The resort will be the second Nickolodeon-themed resort in Asia.

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Alain St. Ange resigns as Minister of Tourism and Culture for Seychelles

The Minister of Tourism and Culture for the Seychelles, Alain St. Ange, has stepped down from his role after four years in the post. Mr St. Ange is said to be applying for the role of secretary general of the World Tourism Organisation, and elections will start this year. Maurice Loustau-Lalanne has been appointed as the minister of tourism, civil aviation, ports and marine for the Seychelles.

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You Could Travel list their must-see islands in the Seychelles

An archipelago of 115 islands, the Seychelles offers stunning natural beauty in the heart of the Indian Ocean. Mahe is the country’s largest and most populated island and offers visitors the most options. La Digue is the most serene and untouched, and Praslin, the second-largest island in the chain, is a bit of both: one side of the island offers seclusion while the other side offers a bit more civilization.

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The Seychelles hailed as the world’s leading honeymoon destination

The Seychelles has dethroned four-time winner Mauritius as the world’s leading honeymoon destination at the 2016 World Travel Awards. The Indian Ocean destination was presented with the accolade at the recently held grand final ceremony that took place in the Maldives with 250 global hospitality leaders in attendance.

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Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island launches promotion ahead of opening

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island will open to the public in spring 2018, and reservations are now open for stays starting from March. The hotel is launching a special Island Debut package to welcome its first holidaymakers with a 30 per cent discount on rooms and packages for bookings made before December, 2017. The resort sits in the Amirante Islands, a 35-minute flight from Male.

Banyan Tree Seychelles resort appoints new General Manager

Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts has announced the appointment of Mr Fabrice Collot as the new General manager of the Banyan Tree Seychelles. Mr Collot joined the hotel group in 2007, and brings more than 27 years of experience in senior management positions to the new role. The French native will be responsible for overseeing the operations, administration and service standards at the hotel.

Six Sense Zil Pasyon resort in Seychelles unveils brand new spa

The Six Senses Zil Pasyon resort in the Seychelles has officially opened its Six Senses Spa to guests. Surrounded by natural beauty and overlooking the lush jungle and turquoise sea, the spa facility was designed by Six Senses Architecture and Richard Hywel Evans from Studio RHE in London, and was constructed using natural materials like rock and wood.