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Hilton Labriz wins ‘Seychelles’ Leading Resort’ award
by STB

Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort and Spa

The Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa, which is located on Silhouette Island, has been recognised by the World Travel Awards for their excellence in the category of Seychelles’ Leading Resort.

The World Travel Award is much sought-after by the tourism and hospitality trade.

The award was unveiled in a commemorative ceremony on Thursday October 25, 2012, at the Hilton jetty by Hilton Worldwide Area President for Middle East and Africa, Rudi S. K. Jagersbacher,  in the presence of the Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St Ange, members of the local Destination Management Companies (DMCs) which included Creole Travel Services, Select Seychelles, 7°South, and Mason’s Travel, vice-chairman of the Seychelles Hospitality and Tourism Association Daniella Payet Allis, and representatives of the Seychelles Tourism Board.

Also present were the vice-president for Operations, Africa & Indian Ocean Jan Van Der Putten, the new general manager of Hilton Labriz Claus Steiner, the general manager of Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa Marc Schumacher, Cluster revenue manager Ahmed Abdel Ghafar and Cluster director of Sales Michael Bell.

Talking to the press, Mr Jagersbacher said that winning the World Travel Awards is a great achievement of Hilton Worldwide and it is very encouraging.

He also touched on Hilton Worldwide’s new additions in Seychelles – the Allamanda Beach Resort & Spa, which the company will manage under their brand Double Tree by Hilton.

Together with Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa and Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa, this new addition of Hilton Worldwide will be their third resorts in the Seychelles, Mr Jagersbacher said.

Congratulating the Seychelles Hilton team, Minister St Ange on his part said the Hilton Worldwide expansion plan in Seychelles is a good sign for the country.

“Hilton has been one of the sought-after brands of Seychelles, and today the country is delighted over Hilton’s achievement,” said Minister St Ange.

For more information on Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa, visit: http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/seychelles/hilton-seychelles-labriz-resort-and-spa-SEZLBHI/index.html