Midweek Interview

Life in the time of COVID-19 with Club Med’s Silvia Medina

This week, we went on a romantic walk along the beach with Club Med’s M&E business development executive. Well, she went on the romantic walk, while we sent her some questions and then had a nap.

What are you reading?

The Miracle Morning: The 6 Habits That Will Transform Your Life Before 8AM by Hal Elrod

What are you watching?

Season four of La Casa de Papel.

What are you listening to?

Club Med Spotify list – ‘Amazing Family Mood’.

What are you cooking?

Brazilian beans and any other dishes that bring back childhood memories.

How are you staying fit both physically and mentally?

Going for walks every day in the evening and enjoying the sunset thinking that this is one day less of this situation.

What’s the one thing keeping you sane?

The thought that it all shall pass – it’s just a matter of time. Quarantine/isolation cannot last forever.

What’s something positive you’ve witnessed or experienced since the coronavirus hit?

Spending more time with my children and playing old-fashioned games that I used to play when was a kid.

What have you learned about yourself amid the crisis?

I love to go out and meet with other people, but sometimes it is also good to stop everything to find out a little bit more about ourselves.

What’s your advice for others in the travel industry on coping with the crisis?

At the end, no matter how strong we think we are, we all need each other and we are in this together.

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