Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa Celebrates The Launch Of New Villas With A Glamorous Bond-Style Reception

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December 07, 2015

SEYCHELLES - Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa celebrates the opening of its 16 Grand Oceanview Pool Villas and the new Two-Bedroom Presidential Pool Villa, with a fabulous Bond-themed poolside reception. This enchanting boutique resort was once a favourite haunt of James Bond creator Ian Fleming, nestled among the hills and coves of Beau Vallon Bay on Mahé Island.

The special event took place in the magnificent Presidential Villa, where guests were led down a torchlight path, and were welcomed with Bond-themed cocktails and champagne, set the panoramic backdrop of the Seychellois landscape. Attendees included VIPs, media and staff. Hilton Seychelles were honoured to host Hilton VP of the region, Jan Van Der Putten, Hilton Vice President African & Indian Ocean region, Rudi Jagersbacher, President Europe, Middle East & Africa, Simon Vincent, along with local dignitaries Alain St.Ange, Minster of Seychelles Tourism and Culture, and Seychelles Chamber of Commerce Chairman Marco Francis, international guests from the Indian High Comis-sion, Mr Sanjay Panda and from the German High Commissions, Ms Kerstin Henry, the owners of Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa, Mr Lars and Mr. Filip Petre and Mr. A.M. Didi, as well as distinguished travel trade partners.

After the inaugural ribbon cutting, an introduction to the new villas was given to guests through a guided tour of the new rooms where after the resort surprised guests with a flypast from a helicopter carrying a Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa banner marking the end of glamourous event.

‘We are thrilled to introduce our amazing new rooms, both of which will provide an exciting new facet to the Northolme offering,’ Claus Steiner, cluster general manager, Hilton Seychelles Hotels, com-mented; ‘To be able to acknowledge Northolme’s recent developments with a celebration recalling the history of this fascinating resort is the perfect example of the unique duality of Northolme.’

Jan Van Der Putten – vice president operations, Hilton Worldwide Africa & Indian Ocean said, “It gives us great pleasure to introduce the new Grand Oceanview Pool Villas at the Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort and Spa. These villas and range of Signature Services will continue to deliver the exceptional service which epitomizes Northolme, and the Hilton brand.’

Each new Grand Oceanview Pool Villa presents guests with a true meaning of what is will be to live the moment at Hilton Seychelles Resort & Spa.

About Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa:
A favourite haunt of James Bond creator Ian Fleming, the upscale Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa is a secluded hideaway nestled among the hills and coves of Beau Vallon Bay on Mahé, just a 25 minute transfer from the Seychelles International Airport. Surrounded by lush tropical gardens, crystal-clear azure waters and a sheltered small white sanded beach, this small boutique resort offers true intimacy and privacy from its spacious, luxury wooden-clad villas on stilts. Choose from the classically charming Hillside and Oceanfront Villas, opt for complete privacy in one of the 16 elegant new Grand Ocean View Pool Villas, or select the stunning and spacious Two Bedroom Presidential Pool Villa for a taste of total indulgence. The resort operates a policy of no children under 13, making it the ideal location for a romantic break. Take in the magnificent Indian Ocean views that inspired Ian Fleming’s ‘For your Eyes Only' with an alfresco cocktail at the Oceanview Bar, or enjoy fine cuisine and a tantalising selection of wines at Les Cocotiers or Hilltop Restaurant and live the moment.


Marie Reix
Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa
+248 252 6516

Maya Mahir
Good Results PR (For Hilton Worldwide)
+44 0 020 3397 5185

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