Seychelles Islands Sweep 8 Travel Awards

image courtesy of Seychelles Dept. of Tourism
Written by Linda Hohnholz

Seychelles has once again proven its unrivaled allure as a premier travel destination, clinching an impressive 8 awards at the prestigious 31st World Travel Awards ceremony held in Dubai.

The gala event, coinciding with the commencement of the Arabian Travel Market, saw Seychelles shine as it secured top honors across various categories.

Among the accolades bestowed upon Seychelles were titles such as ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Beach Destination’, ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Cruise Destination’, and ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Nature Destination’. These awards underscore Seychelles’ position as a global leader in providing unparalleled experiences amidst breathtaking natural beauty.

Seychelles’ national airline, Air Seychelles, soared high, clinching the titles of ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Cabin Crew 2024’ and ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline – Economy Class 2024’. Port Victoria, Seychelles, was also celebrated as the ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Cruise Port 2024’, further solidifying the country’s standing as a top cruise destination.

The list of accolades continued with Eden Bleu Hotel being honored as the ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Conference Hotel 2024’. Adding to the splendor, Waldorf Astoria Seychelles Platte Island was crowned ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading New Resort 2024′, showcasing Seychelles’ commitment to innovation and excellence in hospitality.

Mrs. Bernadette Willemin, Director General for Destination Marketing at Tourism Seychelles, expressed her gratitude and appreciation to all partners who contributed to this remarkable achievement.

She added, “Additionally, it provides the motivation to keep moving forward in the face of numerous obstacles and competitive pressures on both the international and local markets.”

In addition to these remarkable wins, Seychelles claimed numerous other notable awards, namely Seychelles’ Leading Boutique Hotel 2024 – Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa, Seychelles’ Leading Car Rental Company 2024 – Hertz, Seychelles’ Leading Destination Management Company 2024 – 7° South, Seychelles’ Leading Family Resort 2024 – Constance Ephelia, Seychelles’ Leading Green Resort 2024 – Kempinski Seychelles Resort Baie Lazare, Seychelles’ Leading Hotel Suite 2024 – Three-Bedroom Royal Suite at Four Seasons Resort Seychelles, Seychelles’ Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 2024 – Villa North Island at North Island, Seychelles’ Leading Luxury Resort 2024 – Waldorf Astoria Seychelles Platte Island, Seychelles’ Leading Resort 2024 – JA Enchanted Island Resort, and Seychelles’ Leading Tour Operator 2024 – 7° South.

With these accolades, Seychelles reaffirms its status as a world-class destination, inviting travelers to immerse themselves in its unparalleled beauty and hospitality.

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Linda Hohnholz

Editor in chief for eTurboNews based in the eTN HQ.

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