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    Resorts set up social distancing for tourists

    From treetop dining to underwater villas, the Maldives is coming up with imaginative ways to help travelers stay socially distanced while still enjoying a vacation. The island nation reopened to visitors on July 15, and more than 57,000 tourists have visited since. More airlines set to resume flights this month and next. Earlier in November, the country’s tourist board launched a marketing campaign with the tagline: “Isolation never looked this good.” Visitors are required to show a negative Covid-19 test and fill out an online health declaration form. Resorts have increased cleaning and added contactless check-ins, but it’s the privacy and seclusion that are likely to attract travelers. Dining in…