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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.

Hilton brings Indian Ocean sunshine to The Holiday Place

The Hilton brand made its way to The Holiday Place last Friday to enlighten our holiday experts on four of their Indian Ocean properties: Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort and Spa, Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort and Spa, Hilton Mauritius Resort and Spa and Conrad Maldives Rangali Island. Led by Devi Pentamah and Lisa Donovan, everyone at The Holiday Place got an update on all four resorts, here we brief you on all the news regarding these four Indian Ocean hideaways.

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Opening of Six Senses Zil Pasyon marks hotel group's entry into the Seychelles

Six Senses Zil Pasyon has opened its doors to holidaymakers in the Seychelles. Located on the private island of Felicite, the luxury resort has 28 one and two-bedroom pool villas, and facilities including several restaurants with al fresco settings, an infinity swimming pool, a fitness centre, a cinema, a library, a kids club, and the Experience Centre with water sports. The Six Senses Spa will be launched in January, and temporary spa is in place until then.

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Joint efforts to manage the new Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island

Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts has announced it will manage the resort on the island of Desroches in the Seychelles. In an agreement with Desroches Island Developments, the global hotel group will manage the beautiful island's only resort, and will reopen it as Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island in 2017, with 40 beach suites and 11 private residence villas.

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An avant-garde design for Coral Holiday Apartments to imitate Seychelles' coral

With a reputation for experimenting with the latest technology to create constructions that harmonise with the surrounding environment, Architects of Invention recently revealed a stunning and innovative design for Coral Holiday Apartments in the Seychelles. Using biomimicry, the project designers wish to make the building resemble the living marine life of the island: coral, sea creatures or even the sea itself.

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Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation donates $1 million to Seychelles Marine Sanctuary

Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio is a well-known activist for marine conservation, and his charitable foundation has recently donated $1 million for a marine sanctuary in the Seychelles. The donation from the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF) will go towards the protection of 154 square miles of the island nation's surrounding seas and marine creatures.

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Panama, Thailand and Seychelles revealed in list of fast-growing tourism destinations

The United Nations World Travel Organisation (UNWTO) has released new data that reveals the top ten destinations in the world that experienced a significant boom in tourism during the first nine months of 2015. Among the list of the top ten countries were the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean, Thailand, Iceland, Japan, and Chile and Panama in Latin America.

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Kempinski Seychelles Resort Baie Lazare hosts WTA Africa and Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony

Kempinski Seychelles Resort Baie Lazare hosted the World Travel Awards Africa and Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2015 last week. The luxury Seychelles resort welcomed tourism and hospitality industry leaders from all over the region last weekend for a red carpet ceremony presented by former Miss Seychelles, Sherlyn Furneau.

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Kempinski Seychelles Resort Baie Lazare to host World Travel Awards Ceremony in June

The Kempinski Seychelles Resort Baie Lazare has been chosen to host the World Travel Awards Africa and Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2015. The Seychelles resort will host the ceremony on 20th June, 2015 which will be attended by hospitality and travel industry leaders and VIPs, and honour the best of the best in the region.

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Hilton Hotels in Seychelles triumph at 2014 Indian Ocean World Travel Awards

Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa has received the award for the Leading Resort in the Seychelles at the Wold Travel Awards for the third consecutive year. The luxury resort also scooped the award for the Seychelles' Leading Spa Resort for the second year in a row in the recent regional Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony.

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George Clooney and new wife escape to honeymoon in the Seychelles

Newlyweds George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin are continuing their recent wedding celebrations with a luxury honeymoon in the Seychelles. The couple is rumoured to be staying at the North Island resort in the Indian Ocean which can only be accessed by helicopter and has been visited by Prince William and Kate Middleton.

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Hilton brings Indian Ocean sunshine to The Holiday Place

The Hilton brand made its way to The Holiday Place last Friday to enlighten our holiday experts on four of their Indian Ocean properties: Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort and Spa, Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort and Spa, Hilton Mauritius Resort and Spa and Conrad Maldives Rangali Island. Led by Devi Pentamah and Lisa Donovan, everyone at The Holiday Place got an update on all four resorts, here we brief you on all the news regarding these four Indian Ocean hideaways.

Opening of Six Senses Zil Pasyon marks hotel group's entry into the Seychelles

Six Senses Zil Pasyon has opened its doors to holidaymakers in the Seychelles. Located on the private island of Felicite, the luxury resort has 28 one and two-bedroom pool villas, and facilities including several restaurants with al fresco settings, an infinity swimming pool, a fitness centre, a cinema, a library, a kids club, and the Experience Centre with water sports. The Six Senses Spa will be launched in January, and temporary spa is in place until then.

Joint efforts to manage the new Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island

Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts has announced it will manage the resort on the island of Desroches in the Seychelles. In an agreement with Desroches Island Developments, the global hotel group will manage the beautiful island's only resort, and will reopen it as Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island in 2017, with 40 beach suites and 11 private residence villas.