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American travelers reduce budgets, still spend more than Europeans

The results of GGA 19th annual Holiday Barometer were released today. This year’s barometer found that the number of Americans who indicated that they would be taking vacation this summer held steady at 68 percent equal to the number of respondents in Brazil (68%) and five points higher than the number of European respondents (63%). There were several interesting differences […]

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Seychelles

World Environment Day: Seychelles protecting even more of its waters

Seychelles has designated 26 percent of its territorial waters as marine protection areas to complete the second phase of the debt for conservation finance deal with The Nature Conservancy, the environment minister said on Wednesday. The announcement was made by Wallace Cosgrow, the Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change, in his message for the World Environment Day on June 5. With the new […]

Seychelles
Seychelles

Eid-ul-Fitr: Seychelles reflects on peace, love

The Islamic community in Seychelles joined believers across the world on Wednesday to mark Eid-ul-Fitr, a celebration that marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. For the fifth consecutive year, Islamic groups in the archipelago of 95,000 people came together at Stad Popiler in the capital, Victoria. Imam Ibrahim Lebon said that the message for this year is to spread peace […]