President James Michel of the Seychelles has extended his sincere condolences to the people and government of the United States of America following the devastating tornado that hit Oklahoma on Monday, May 20, 2013.
In a letter sent to President Barack … May 22, 2013
Seychelles President James Michel has extended his most sincere condolences to the people and government of the United States of America following the tragic explosions that took place in Boston yesterday.
In a letter addressed to President Barack … April 16, 2013
Seychelles President James Michel has expressed his “great distress and dismay” following the flash floods that have struck Port Louis, where there has been loss of life and widespread damage was caused.
In his message to Mauritian Prime Minister, … April 1, 2013
Seychelles President James Michel has extended his heartfelt condolences to US President Barack Obama and the American people following the tragic deaths of so many school children and their teachers in what he described as “a senseless attack against … December 20, 2012
Cristiano De Musso from Costa Cruises has made a statement just ahead of the last evening at sea of their Costa cruise ship, the Costa Allegra, before entering Port Victoria in the Seychelles.
The Costa Allegra is being towed to Port Victoria following … February 29, 2012
LOS ANGELES, California – After several weeks of flooding throughout parts of the central region of Thailand, many areas are now clear of floodwaters. Thanks to the arduous efforts by Thai Airways, the Thai government, Thai locals and volunteers, the … November 17, 2011
The earthquake that shook Bali at 10:16 am Central Indonesia time on Thursday, October 13, has fortunately no reported casualties, although a number of school children and their teachers in a school in Denpasar were treated for minor injuries, and a workman … October 13, 2011
Following the devastating plane crash carrying Russian hockey players in central Russia yesterday, Seychelles President Michel has sent a letter of condolence on behalf of the government and people of Seychelles.
President Michel expressed deep sorrow … September 8, 2011
Following the ongoing drought and humanitarian crisis being faced in the Horn of Africa region, the Seychelles government has joined forces with civil society to show solidarity and raise money for the relief effort in the Horn of Africa. The Ministry … August 21, 2011
Following the terrible events in Norway, the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, made the following statement:
“UNWTO was profoundly shocked by last Friday’s appalling attacks in Norway, which claimed many innocent … July 25, 2011
Following the terrorist bomb attacks in Mumbai yesterday, Seychelles President James Michel has sent a letter of condolences to the President Prathiba Patil of the Republic of India.
President Michel has expressed, on behalf of the people and government … July 15, 2011
Following the bomb attacks in Mumbai, India, the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, made the following statement:
“UNWTO was shocked to learn of the brutal bomb attacks in Mumbai that claimed innocent lives and … July 15, 2011
The ash cloud from the Chilean Volcano Puyehue-Cordón Caulle that has been erupting since June 4 has reached Cape Town airspace, affecting flights in and out of Cape Town International Airport. The ash cloud has circled the globe and has, in the last … June 19, 2011
The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Regional Commission for Asia and the Pacific has expressed its full support and solidarity with the people of Japan in the aftermath of the recent earthquake and tsunami. Holding their annual meeting in Colombo, … March 28, 2011
Thomas Jenkins, Executive Director of the European Tour Operators Association (ETOA), has written to Mr. Akira Kanai, Chairman of JATA (Japanese Association of Travel Agents).
The text in English is as follows:
Along with the rest of the world, … March 18, 2011
BANGKOK, Thailand - Following the March 11, 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has sent messages of concern and support to PATA members in Japan. PATA has been in contact with its members in Japan and across … March 13, 2011
The Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel ,has sent a message of condolence to His Imperial Majesty Akihito, the Emperor of Japan. President Michel's message says:
"On my personal behalf and on that of the government and the people of the Republic … March 13, 2011
HONOLULU, Hawaii - At approximately 11:26 am today, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center canceled the tsunami advisory for the Hawaiian Islands following the 8.9 earthquake that struck Japan sending a tsunami warning throughout the Pacific. The event passed … March 11, 2011
Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) has arranged a special flight direct to Amman, Jordan, to bring stranded Thais at Cairo International Airport to Thailand.
Mr. Piyasvasti Amranand, THAI President, said the Ministry of Foreign … January 31, 2011
UNWTO is deeply shocked by the bomb attack at Domodedovo airport in Moscow, Russia. On behalf of the international tourism community, the organization has conveyed its heartfelt sympathy to the government of the Russian Federation and its commitment to … January 25, 2011
On Sunday, May 23, 2010, The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) organized a Big Cleaning Day for Bangkok after the over two-month-long rally that ended on May 19, 2010.After a thorough safety check by the Center for the Resolution of Emergency … May 26, 2010
Prime Minister HE Mr. Abhisit Vejjajiva, Prime Minister of Thailand, issued the following statement regarding the political developments in his country:
Ladies and Gentleman,
We have restored order in the capital of Bangkok and the provinces of … May 26, 2010
It was hoped that the closure of European airspace in mid-April was a one-off event, but renewed activity by the volcano has led to a sporadic pattern of airspace closures all over Europe. This causes major problems and current legislation leaves the … May 13, 2010
We are very sorry to announce the tragic loss of Afriqiyah airways flight 8U 771 from Johannesburg in an accident during landing at Tripoli international airport at 04:00 UTC. (06:00 am Tripoli time) today Wednesday, May 12. We extend our deepest sympathy … May 12, 2010
Millions of people inside and outside Europe have been affected by the current air traffic disruption in European airspace. Many travellers are stranded and airlines, airports, hotels, travel agencies and tour operators, as well as local tourism authorities … April 21, 2010
In response to calls for return to flight operations in the areas affected by the ash cloud from the Mt Eyjafjallajökull eruption, The International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations (IFALPA) has issued the follow- ing statement:
IFALPA … April 20, 2010
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) – the voice of the world’s 100 foremost Travel & Tourism leaders – has called for action to safeguard the health of the Travel & Tourism economy in light of continued travel disruption caused … April 19, 2010
- The plume of volcanic ash drifting across Europe following the eruption of the volcano Eyjafjalla in Iceland on 14 April has determined the closure of a major part of European airports since Thursday 15 April.
- According to Eurocontrol, the European … April 19, 2010
Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva reaffirms that the government is duty bound to resolve the present situation.
During a televised address, Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva informed the public of the Thai Cabinet’s decision to declare a severe emergency … April 12, 2010
Taleb Rifai, secretary-general of the United Nations World Tourism Organization, issued the following statement regarding the tragic mudslides that occured in Madeira, Portugal, over the weekend:
"We are deeply saddened by the tragic events that struck … February 23, 2010