UNC plans MLK Day banquet and lectures on campus next week

Next Monday, January 17, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday commemorating the birthday of the civil rights leader. Here are some events taking place on campus next week to honor and celebrate his legacy. MLK Memorial Banquet On January 16, the University Office for Diversity and Inclusion …

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Dubai Expo 2020 Boosts Tourism Growth As Omicron Spreads Globally | To travel

Dubai’s business conditions accelerated last month, before the omicron variant began to spread, as the easing of travel restrictions and the Expo 2020 exhibit helped boost the city’s key tourism industry. Bloomberg | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz Dubai’s business conditions accelerated last month as the easing of travel restrictions …

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VIDEO: How DeFi Tokens Can Reinvent Traveler Loyalty

Conventional travel loyalty programs have long been a subject of debate and criticism. Consumers are routinely frustrated with complex rules regarding earning and burning of points, limitations on portability and interoperability, and – especially with travel limited by the pandemic – concerns about the expiration of points. Meanwhile, for travel …

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2022 Golden Globe winners announced on Twitter

If you missed the Golden Globes on Sunday, you weren’t alone. For the first time in decades, the show was not shown on live television or via a digital live stream, due to an ongoing PR crisis that took the event completely offline. . Why is this important: The Globes …

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Tourism industry awaits decision to allow visitors to Pilbara with low vaccination rates as WA borders reopen

Pilbara’s tourism industry says it needs concrete responses from the Western Australian government on whether the region will be cut off from the rest of the state, as vaccination rates in the region remain low. Key points: The WA government previously reported that tourists could be stranded in areas with …

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Ambani’s Reliance Reaches $ 98 Million Deal for Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York

Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries will pay $ 98 million to acquire a controlling stake in the Mandarin Oriental hotel in New York City from a Dubai sovereign wealth fund. The hotel, which opened in 2003 and is located near Central Park, caters to upscale travelers – some suites ranging for …

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As Out-of-Town Group Court Metra, County Officials Navigate Management Privatization Option | Local news

Rep. Don Jones, HD46-Billing Pitman doesn’t deny that the incident happened, but he said the way he was characterized was wrong. It was never directed as a threat or intended to intimidate, he said. On the contrary, Pitman said he argues that if Metra’s current system does not work, the …

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Marson elected president of the national tourism association | Lifestyles

RUSSELL CO., Ky – Janette Marson, Executive Director of the Cumberland Lake Tourism Commission, has been elected 2022 President of the Kentucky Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus (KACVB). KACVB is a state association focused on policy advocacy, public awareness and education for convention and visitor bureaus (tourist boards) across …

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Headwinds are picking up as business travel picks up again in 2022

A resurgence of business travel is critical to a full recovery of the travel industry and the global economy from the pandemic. Before the pandemic, company brochures constituted about 12% of total travelers and up to 75% of airline profits, and companies spent more than $ 300 billion annually on …

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