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Will Warm Weather Make COVID-19 Toast? Don’t Bet on It, Experts Say

Spring is in the air across the Northern Hemisphere. As winter is winding down, some are expecting the COVID-19 pandemic to fade along with it. Last month, President Donald Trump predicted that the pandemic would end in April, as warmer temperatures move in. Others have speculated that heat and humidity …

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Seychelles local Tourism Trade Partners encouraged to provide preferential terms to tourists from China

Subsequent to the recent outbreak of Novel Coronavirus, Wuhan, China, the Ministry for Tourism and the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) would like to urge its local partners to consider advising all clients from China who were planning to visit Seychelles for the next coming months to withdraw their bookings until …

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Quest in the Seychelles

Words around the Island of Mahé spread like wild fire last week as English journalist and CNN International Anchor Richard Quest was spotted in the Seychelles Islands. Warmly welcomed by the tropical Seychelles atmosphere and the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Staff, Mr Richard Quest began his mission of discovering the …

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Virus Rebels From France to Florida Smirk at Lockdowns

PARIS – Young German adults hold “corona parties” and cough toward older people. A Spanish man leashes a goat to go for a walk to skirt confinement orders. From France to Florida to Australia, kitesurfers, college students and others crowd beaches. Their defiance of lockdown mandates and scientific advice to …

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Air Seychelles confirms delivery of 2nd A320neo aircraft

The new generation aircraft which forms part of the airlines plan to refresh its fleet, will generate unbeatable efficiency, lowest operating costs and will significantly reduce environmental footprint. Similar to the A320neo aircraft, the latest addition to the Air Seychelles fleet will also be named after one of Seychelles critically …

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Seychelles Destination training provided to North American Travel Trade

Destination Seychelles hit the ground running in North America as the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Seychelles Destination team conducted a “Seychelles product destination” training session for 45 travel agents from the city of Chicago and the region. STB Regional Director for Africa the Americas, Mr. David Germain, took advantage of …

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Seychelles confirms first cases of coronavirus

TORONTO: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s wife said Saturday that she has recovered from being ill from COVID-19 disease caused by the new coronavirus. “I am feeling so much better,” Sophie Gregoire Trudeau said in a statement on social media. She said she received the clearance from her doctor and …

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Bringing home the holidays

WhatsApp groups are in overdrive dispensing advice on how to make the most of our confinement. (Source: Getty Images) I wish I were marooned on a balmy tropical island when this cataclysmic event befell us. But wishes are horses, and mine are stabled in a two-bedroom flat in a Bengaluru …

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The Seychelles Islands’ stand highly appreciated during consular celebrations in Lyon

The 18th edition of “les fêtes consulaires” were held between September 14 and 15, 2019 in Lyon, the second largest city in France. Les Fêtes Consulaires is a friendly gathering for different consulates based in Lyon, where they can promote their respective countries to the 23,000 visitors who attend the …

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Coronavirus: New hotel cancellation policies

Hotels, Cruise Lines, Airliners, attractions, and destinations need to implement new coronavirus friendly policies, that include cancellation, postponement for trips, safety, and hygiene. ICTP is the first travel and tourism association ready to communicate such policies with the world. Horror stories are making headlines around the world with consumers losing …

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