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Air Seychelles to Bring Back Flights Connecting Johannesburg and Maldives

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Air Seychelles will run its weekly service to the Maldives from June 2021 to October 2021 and then from December 2021 to January 2022.

Air Seychelles will bring back its flights connecting Johannesburg and Maldives due to popular demand. This weekly service will run from June 2021 to October 2021 and then from December 2021 to January 2022.

An Air Seychelles spokesperson revealed to a South African publication that these flights will take nine hours in total from Johannesburg to the Maldives. Likewise, the flight wouldn’t require passengers to leave the cabin or the aircraft. Hence, this is the fastest way to reach the tropical holiday destination.

Air Seychelles operated direct flights to the Maldives between 4th December 2020 and 9th January 2021 as well.

Air Seychelles is the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles. The airline was established in 1978 and began long-haul service in 1983. Furthermore, as the main driver of tourism in Seychelles, the airline is a core pillar of the national economy.

Currently, Air Seychelles offers international flights to Johannesburg, Mauritius, Mumbai and Tel Aviv in addition to charter services on demand. On its domestic network, the airline operates daily domestic flights between Mahe and Praslin as well as charter services throughout Seychelles.

According to the Maldives’ Ministry of Tourism, 29 airlines from all over the world are currently operating flights to the Maldives. Spain’s Iberia is also set to start flights to the Maldives in July 2021.

Also read: Here are all the Airlines Currently Operating Flights to the Maldives

The Maldives is open to travellers from all around the globe with no restrictions. To visit the island nation, travellers only need a negative PCR test and they can holiday! Those who got their final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine 14 days before arrival in the Maldives can enter the country without a PCR test.

The Maldives aims to welcome 1.5 million tourists in 2021. As of 27th April 2021, the island archipelago recorded 381,419 tourist arrivals.

Feature image by Velana International Airport
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Siyam World Hosts Summer Football Camp With Spanish Goalkeeper Star Player José Manuel Pepe Reina Páez

Get ready to kick it up a notch as Siyam World Maldives gears up for an epic summer football camp. This camp is hosted by none other than Spanish football sensation, José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez. Guests can join in on the fun from June 23rd to 26th, 2024. Building on its tradition of hosting world-class football camps and following the success of its spring series featuring international legends and star players, this event promises to be a highlight of the summer.

Pepe Reina is set to bring his A-game to Siyam World for an unforgettable football experience. The trill can be experienced at its premier sports complex and full-size soccer pitch – The World Sports Arena. The three-day summer football camp in June runs from 16:30 – 18:00 hrs. This camp also offers participants the chance to receive personalized coaching from the star goalkeeper himself. Along with a series of skill-building drills, friendly matches, and fun football-related activities, this camp is designed to inspire and excite football enthusiasts of all ages. Dressed in their personalized Rascal training kits, young players aged from five to 12 will seize the perfect opportunity to refine all aspects of their game. This includes everything from tactics to technical skills. This unique experience promises to enhance their abilities and provide memories that will last a lifetime.

José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez is a Spanish professional footballer renowned for his exceptional skills as a goalkeeper. He is also known for his dedication to nurturing young talent. With a career spanning La Liga and beyond, Pepe Reina brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the game.

Our goal is to inspire our young guests to dream big. Seeing a legend or a star player in person can help these youngsters realize that making their dreams a reality is possible, says Ausy Waseem – Resort Manager at Siyam World.

Legendary Line-Ups at Siyam World

But that’s not all! Siyam World is no stranger to hosting football legends and star players. Earlier this year, the resort scored big with a legendary line-up featuring Wayne Bridge, Adrian San Miguel Castillo, Francesco Totti, and Michael Owen.  These stars led unforgettable spring football camps. Guests had the chance to hone their skills on our impressive sports complex and soccer pitch at The World Sports Arena. With this, guests were able to soak up world-class coaching and immersive experiences as well. 

Furthermore, Siyam World has also had the pleasure of hosting several other football legends and star players recently. This includes players such as EstebanCuchu” Cambiasso, Carlos Puyol, Marco Materazzi, and Robert Pirès. Joining them were players like Harvey Elliott, Kostas Tsimikas, Juan Sebastián Verón, Roberto Pires, Eric Abidal, Nicola Ventola, Bobo Vieri, and Jay Jay Okocha.

Now, it’s time to keep the momentum going with “Pepe Reina” leading the charge. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to train with one of football’s greatest. And now, you can do that at one of the most beautiful locations in the world!

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