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  • Destinations

Seychelles, the latest destination South Africans can travel to quarantine free

South Africans have another destination they can visit quarantine free – the Seychelles.

The Seychelles is allowing South African travellers to the country from Monday, September 13. The destination has long been a popular attraction for South Africans, especially for couples’ getaways.

The Seychelles removed South Africa from… read more

  • Cruise

AIDA Cruises opens bookings for Dubai and Cape Town cruise seasons

AIDA Cruises has opened bookings for its 2022/23 cruise seasons in South Africa out of Cape Town and the Middle East out of Dubai. AIDA Cruises will be homeporting its largest and newest cruise ship AIDAcosma in Dubai for the 2022/23 season, while its smaller boutique cruise vessel AIDAmira, will homeport in Cape Town.

The cruise itinerari… read more

  • Flights

Air Seychelles faces petition from Etihad over unpaid debts

Air Seychelles is facing a petition by Etihad after failing to pay its debt to the carrier. Etihad Airways Partners is now requesting that Air Seychelles be wound down so that it can be paid back for its 40% stake in the carrier. The petition has led to the President of Seychelles calling a meeting to deal with the debts. Let’s find out m… read more

  • Flights

Srilankan Airlines expands flights to Nairobi, Kenya

Srilankan Airlines is satisfied with its first months of operations in Nairobi. The OneWorld alliance airline wants to capture more of the traffic flow between Africa and the South Asian markets, China, the Far East and Australia.

Srilankan Airlines will operate an additional weekly flight between Colombo and Nairobi from October… read more

  • Flights

Air Seychelles' creditors file for liquidation

Air Seychelles and its creditors are still not in agreement on the terms of settlement of a debt of over $70 million. Denouncing the lack of substantial commitment on the part of the Seychelles government despite repeated reminders, the holders of this debt finally went to court and demanded the outright liquidation of the company.

  • Cruise
  • Miscellaneous

Seychelles to welcome back cruise ships in November 2021

Launching the 2021-2022 cruise season on November 14, 2021, will be the MS Island Sky, the first cruise vessel to sail to Seychelles since the closure of the destination to cruise ships in March 2020. As per the decision taken by the country's authorities in March 2021 relating to the size of the vessels and limiting their carrying passenger cap… read more

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