Monthly Archives: September 2021

Choice unveils the new Cambria prototype

Choice Hotels International on Thursday announced a smaller prototype of its upscale Cambria brand, designed to launch the brand in secondary locations, according to the company. The new prototype has less square footage than the 130 US Cambria properties currently open, largely in urban areas, or in the pipeline. The …

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Bigger than ever, Beautiful Land appears in downtown Ames on Sunday

The creations made by students at Ames High School and the lightly worn Halloween costumes sold by the Ark of Friendship are two of the new features in the Beautiful Land Fall Pop-Up Market. The Ames-based event, which showcases handmade and vintage items, will be held from 11 a.m. to …

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29,000 tourism workers in Metro Manila vaxxés

Ghio Ong – The Filipino Star October 1, 2021 | 00h00 MANILA, Philippines – Almost all employees of tourist establishments in Metro Manila have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the Department of Tourism (DOT) reported yesterday. More than 29,000 tourism workers in the metropolis have received two doses of the …

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A grim business travel prediction for hedge funds and tech companies

Skift take A McKinsey partner warned that “digital adopters” might never see the point in returning to business travel as we knew it before. Matthew Parsons Not only are consulting firms, with their greedy fliers, limiting travel, but one is now predicting that hedge funds and tech companies might “never …

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FAQ: Women’s March 2021 | OMCP

The Women’s March returns to the streets of DC on Saturday October 2. Here’s what you need to know. The Women’s March returns to the streets of DC in October. Here’s what you need to know. Q: Who is organizing the march? Although the Women’s March has hundreds of locally …

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Tourism industry asks for more relief | New

BOSTON – The tourism industry is asking lawmakers for more help with hotels, cultural attractions and other hotel businesses that have been hit by the economic fallout from the pandemic. Regional tourism officials told a legislative committee on Tuesday that they needed more marketing funds to attract visitors and boost …

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Business Travel Consulting Launch of Avenue5 Consulting

Former industry executive Mark O’Brien has launched a new consulting firm, dedicated to the business travel, meetings, payments and expenses industry. Avenue5 Consulting will offer its clients strategic and tactical consulting, advisory, category consulting and management services to solve complex and difficult problems. Speaking to LinkedIn to celebrate the news, …

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Fuel crisis exposed PM driving hands on wheel

SIR – Do we really need more trucks on our roads? Wednesday morning I returned home after driving 300 miles on freeways overnight. I didn’t see anything other than heavy trucks, not only on the inside lane, but also on the middle lane – and it was all smoky. Brian …

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Iowa City Pride kicks off Friday, celebrating its 50th anniversary

Downtown Iowa City will be the site of a major celebration Friday and Saturday, which reflects both the city’s history and a space that creates community. It’s Iowa City Pride 2021, back in person after being canceled last year and limited to virtual events due to COVID-19. Iowa City Pride …

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Irish Minister in North America for the Tourism Blitz

Irish Tourism Minister Catherine Martin traveled to Whistling Straits, Wisconsin on Friday to witness the start of the Ryder Cup competition between Europe and the United States, which the Americans won with a record score from 19-9. Ireland will host the Ryder Cup at Adare Manor in County Limerick in …

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Corporate ground transportation redesigned by Gett

Skift take Enterprise Ground Transportation Management (GTM) Platform Gett is revolutionizing the industry with its streamlined, intuitive and integrated B2B platform. Get Corporate ground transportation has generally been a cumbersome and awkward field. It is an area of ​​the travel industry that is much less understood than others, and until …

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Delco Jail Oversight Board recommends end of GEO contract

The Delaware County Prison Oversight Board voted on a partial resumption of services and formally recommended termination of the $ 259 million contract with GEO Group, the for-profit company that runs the county jail plagued by the controversial. The bottom line: Control of the George W. Hill Correctional Facility, Pennsylvania’s …

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Tourism shouldn’t be just for the rich, says deputy minister following BEE decision

Deputy Minister of Tourism Fish Mahlalela. Bulelwa Ginindza / Daily Sun Deputy Tourism Minister Fish Mahlalela highlighted the importance of transformation in the industry during a celebration of World Tourism Day. He said that the economic empowerment of blacks in the tourism sector was the “no excuse” policy of the …

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West Fargo Library Events for the week of September 15

West Fargo Public Library Now Accepting Meeting Room Reservations The public can now reserve meeting rooms at the West Fargo Public Library. This service was interrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic but resumed on Monday, June 21. At this time, the library has two meeting rooms that the public can …

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Fuel crisis leading to canceled NHS cancer appointments | Coronavirus

Postponing NHS appointments for some cancer patients due to the fuel crisis will increase pressure on patients and their families, charities have warned. The Guardian has learned that several cancer patients who were due for appointments this week at University College Hospital (UCLH), one of London’s largest hospitals, have been …

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The pumpkin festival returns to Zeeland with “Barnyard Bash”

ZELAND – A favorite annual fall event will return to downtown Zeeland this weekend. Pumpkinfest, the city’s “oldest and most beloved” festival for more than three decades, will return for a two-day celebration with a number of free, low-cost events for all ages. This year’s theme is “Barnyard Bash”. The …

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41. Dell Technologies | Business Travel News

Air volume reserved in the United States in 2020: $ 18.1 millionGlobal T&E: $ 140 millionMain air suppliers: American, Delta, UnitedMain hotel suppliers: Hilton, MarriottMain car rental providers in the United States: National / CompanyPrimary Global Online Booking Tool: SAP okayMain payment provider in the United States: American ExpressCard program: …

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HTA resumes support for community tourism initiatives

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) announced Monday that it is resuming its Community Enrichment Program (CEP), which supports community projects, festivals and events that enhance resident and visitor experiences and create development opportunities. significant economic. HTA works in partnership with the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB) and Island Chapters …

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Green costs push up travel prices but ask to stay – UK Jet2

Jet2 planes parked at Birmingham Airport as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, Birmingham, Britain March 28, 2020. REUTERS / Phil Noble LONDON, Sept. 28 (Reuters) – The boss of UK airline Jet2 (JET2.L) expects ticket prices to rise due to environmental requirements, but believes travel demand will remain …

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Student Spotlight: Friday Night Rock Hosts Campus Concerts

The student-run organization brings energy to Sarner Underground, with musicians performing three times per term. by Madeline Sawyer | 09/28/21 2:05 am Cooper Zebrack, guitarist for rock band Moon Unit, performing for the FestNR event. Source: Courtesy of Addison Green United by a passion for live music, the students who …

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FVRMA is now Florida Alliance for Vacation Rentals (FAVR): Executive Director Denis Hanks discusses FVRMA rebranding

FVRMA is now Florida Alliance for Vacation Rentals (FAVR): Executive Director Denis Hanks discusses FVRMA rebranding The Florida Vacation Rental Management Association (FVRMA) announced last week at its annual meeting at the Xtravaganza conference that it was changing its name and name to Florida Alliance for Vacation Rentals (FAVR). We …

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Odisha’s Tourism Industry On Track To Recover, Hotels Fill Up During Lean Period | Bhubaneswar News

BHUBANEWAR: The state’s tourism industry, which had been in the doldrums since last year due to the Covid pandemic, has started to experience a revival, with most hotels experiencing impressive visitor occupancy. A drop in Covid infections, coupled with the easing of restrictions, have brought tourists back to their favorite …

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BofA Downgrades Hyatt, Summit Hotel Properties As Delta Variant Delays Business Travel Resumption – Hyatt Hotels Corp. (H)

The delta variant of COVID-19 has delayed the expected return to work in the office and on business travel, and an analyst said on Monday that accommodation stocks may continue to underperform. The analyst: Bank of America analyst Shaun Kelley demoted Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) from Neutral to Underperforming …

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An additional public holiday could bring a “boost to tourism of 20 million euros”

An additional holiday this year could generate up to € 20 million in tourism revenue, RTÉ News has learned. This is indicated by an analysis carried out by Fáilte Ireland. Sources close to the study said they expected the figure to be higher, but believe the results are strong. Some …

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Uber reveals new data on international business travel on World Tourism Day

For World Tourism Day, Uber is supporting the gradual return of business travel and commuting now that restrictions on international travel are easing. As restrictions continue to ease and travel bookings increase, airport requests alone on the app in Romania have increased almost 19-fold in the past 4 months! this …

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People in the news | Business

Fairfax joins the Board of the Convention and Visitors Authority The Greenville-Pitt County Convention & Visitors Bureau (visit Greenville, North Carolina) announced the addition of Brenda Fairfax to the board of directors of the Pitt-Greenville Convention & Visitors Authority. “ We are delighted to have Dr. Fairfax as a member …

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Fairport Harbor Community Day returns after year-long hiatus – News-Herald

Once again, let’s go. After a one-year absence due to safety risks caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic, Fairport Harbor Community Day returned to Memorial Park in the village. Sponsored by the Fairport Harbor Civic Club, originally known as the Fairport Men’s Civic Club, established in 1935, the fall tradition …

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On the occasion of World Tourism Day, Gehlot announces a financial package | Jaipur News

Jaipur: On World Tourism Day Monday, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot will unveil a series of programs, including a financial assistance program for tourist units, which have been hit hard by the Covid pandemic. The chief minister will also unveil guidelines for programs such as homestay, experiential tourism and river cruises, …

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Observations from another week of travel

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Gujarat CM Calls to Become State’s Tourism Pole, Congratulates Gujarat Travel and Tourism Award Winners | To travel

With great geographic diversity, cultural heritage and robust connectivity, Gujarat has set itself the goal of becoming a tourism hub in the country in addition to being an industrial powerhouse. Claiming that Gujarat is the only state in India with maximum variety of tourist sites in the country, Chief Minister …

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Expert Charts Alternative Future for Islay Ferries

Smaller and cheaper: expert plots an alternative future for Islay ferries Calendar An icon of a desk calendar. to cancel An icon depicting a circle with a diagonal line across. Caret A block arrow icon pointing right. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook A Facebook “f” brand icon. …

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Latin American vaccination rates in San Diego exceed most other ethnic groups

SAN DIEGO – About six months ago, health and community advocates in San Diego sounded the alarm bells in the face of soaring rates of coronavirus infections in predominantly Latino neighborhoods, particularly in South County. Hoping to stem the spread of COVID-19, authorities and community groups have sent neighborhood representatives …

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Travel Agents: Travel Insurance Worth the Cost | Business

Two Valley travel agents agree that it is wise for anyone booking a vacation to purchase travel insurance. Friend Miller from Miller Travel Agency, Middleburg and Sara Newbury from Travel leaders, Lewisburg, each said more and more of their customers are purchasing insurance to protect against potential disruption from the …

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The Central Coast Travel Program encourages “benevolent tourism”

Highway 1 Discovery Route has launched the Stewardship Travel for Good program, which encourages travelers to the California coast to “make a difference on their vacation”. This program includes beach clean-ups, trail restoration, museums, park tours and other sustainable activities. “We want our visitors to feel a deeper connection to …

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Clean-up effort focuses on nine sites along Bear Creek – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Andy Atkinson / Mail Tribune Annie and Tiffany Idiart move a severed limb during the Greenway Cleanup on Saturday morning at Central Point. Andy Atkinson / Mail TribuneDonavan Edwards makes cuts during the greenway cleanup on Saturday morning at Central Point. A group of volunteers spent Saturday morning beautifying the …

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US loosens travel restrictions for fully immunized travelers around the world and 9 more travel stories

Skift take In Top Skift Articles This Week, US Announces Reopening To Fully Immunized Overseas Air Travelers, Expedia Group Consolidates Its Three Three Loyalty Programs, and Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky Considering The Job remotely allowing employees to live in cheaper areas. Rashaad Jörden Throughout the week, we’re posting original stories …

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ArtsConnect to host the Arty Awards from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on October 7 at Redbud Park

Six artists, groups and companies have been shortlisted to receive awards at this year’s Arty Awards. ArtsConnect holds an annual awards ceremony honoring and celebrating the work of the individuals and groups that make up Topeka’s artistic community. This year’s Arty Award winners will be honored from 6 p.m. to …

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West Volusia Tourism wins another Best of Show

WINNING PARTNERS – Brenda Sidoti, Director of Media at Benedict Advertising, and Georgia Turner, Executive Director of West Volusia Tourism, applaud the tourism authority’s victory at the Florida Governors’ Conference on Tourism earlier this month – this. The West Volusia Tourism Advertising Authority (WVTAA) received the state’s top tourism award …

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The Covid has hit the hotel industry hard. Data shows that he is still missing a key part of his business.

The hospitality industry has rebounded from the depths of the Covid-19 pandemic, but data and industry experts say it still lacks a vital part of its business: business travelers. The occupancy rate of hotels in the United States returned to pre-pandemic levels this summer, with an occupancy rate of 69.6% …

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Community groups want Pershing Square renamed for LA civil rights figure James Lewis – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A coalition of community organizations is calling for Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles to be renamed in honor of civil rights figure and pastor, James Lewis. (credit: CBS) The Outer Square, a rather small public park adjacent to the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, …

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Great Falls Travel Agency invites applications for artist to create mural

GREAT FALLS – Great Falls Montana Tourism will soon be relocating to 15 Overlook Drive (Flag Hill) and is seeking nominations for an artist to create a mural in the office space. The tourist office is currently located downtown at 100 1st Avenue North. Once the renovations are complete, the …

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AECOM to provide architecture – GuruFocus.com

AECOM (NYSE: ACM), the world’s trusted infrastructure consultancy, announced today that it has been selected by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to provide architectural and engineering services as part of its South East Region Architecture and Engineering Program (SERAE). The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ), multi-award contract has …

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Junta organization supports new services through hybrid model during pandemic

Junta for Progressive Action is modifying services to meet the needs of the pandemic. Brian Zhang 1:27 am, Sep 24, 2021 Contributing journalist Brian Zhang, collaborating photographer As the New Haven community continues to adjust to life during the pandemic, Junta for Progressive Action – a Latinx nonprofit that serves …

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PCB Autumn Tourism Expected to Continue Based on Summer Season Figures

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG / WECP) – Millions of dollars have been poured into Panama City Beach thanks to the summer season which broke tourist records. But will that momentum continue through the fall season, especially with so many events postponed due to COVID? Even with major events like …

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Poll: Willingness to travel crumbles, but a source of optimism

While a new survey of travel managers and industry suppliers shows no particular increase in optimism about short-term business travel demand, a few other indicators and comments this week may indicate be of greater interest as the American Covid-19 case counts. start to decline. The number of travel managers in …

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3 companies recruiting at the moment

Are you looking for a new job at the moment? How exciting! There are some really cool companies out there looking for talent right now, so you’re in luck. We took a look at our job board and noticed three companies in particular that appear to be on the hiring …

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Rural Tennessee Counties Receive Tourist Boost Under New Plan

The state wants to attract tourists from Tennessee to rural lands and distressed counties under a new plan. The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation has announced the start of an economic development plan that will encourage tourism in nine counties, according to a press release on Tuesday. “Accelerating the …

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Commissioners hold meeting on September 7

Submitted by Terri Crothers The Adams County Council of Commissioners met in regular session on September 7, 2021 at the Government Center in the presence of the following members: Diane Ward, Barbara Moore and Ty Pell. The meeting was opened by President Ward and opened with prayer and the pledge …

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Capita goes virtual first by targeting a 75% reduction in business travel

Consulting and services giant Capita aims to cut business travel by 75% by 2030, compared to a 2019 benchmark, by making meetings virtual by default. The company has announced that its ‘virtual first’ approach will be used for all meetings, including customer meetings and regular team recordings, in line with …

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Sports Tourism Commission discusses Greenway contract, indoor events | New

Details of the contract between the McCracken County Sports Tourism Commission and Sports Facilities Management (SFM) for the proposed outdoor sports complex are still being worked out. Steve Ervin, community development project manager, told commission members that a draft tailor-made contract for the Paducah complex should be available for the …

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West Indies and Pakistan cricket boards to hold security talks for tour

Cricket West Indies (CWI) Managing Director (CEO) Johnny Grave said on Wednesday he will meet with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) later this week about safety during the West Indies tour of the West Indies. Pakistan in December. Grave’s words come after New Zealand scrapped their white ball tour in …

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Airfares won’t stay low for too long

Airlines across the country are sweating over an unexpected drop in business travel in recent weeks – and that’s good news if you’re a traveler looking to save some money. This month, domestic air fares are down 5% from September 2019 and international fares down by around 8%, drops that …

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Featured Trends: A Product of US, BSE, and Black Swan Events

What’s New in the Beef Cattle Industry? You never get bored, that’s for sure. This week we see a rancher championing the beef industry and showing how good cattle are for the health of the planet. Related: USRSB Launches Additional Beef Sustainability Modules In New Mexico, ranchers pass current beef …

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Covid Scotland: Tourism sector demands action from UK government on workforce crisis

In a joint letter to Scottish Secretary Alister Jack, the Scottish Tourism Alliance and UKHospitality demanded ‘urgent solutions’ to a tourist workforce collapse created by Covid and Brexit, which together’ have plunged the sector further. in the crisis ”. Marc Crothall, Managing Director of the Scottish Tourism Alliance, and Leon …

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Will the mandatory vaccinations for hotel guests affect business travel?

While there are many Covid vaccine mandates for indoor locations across the country and the world, there are few for hotels. In the United States, they are limited to a handful of small boutique hotels and leisure / resort properties – for now. A few other countries have already adopted …

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Valley News – CATV and Briggs Opera House swap operating space for venue management

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – Two long-standing organizations that take very different approaches to the performing arts have signed a one-year agreement to work together. CATV, the community access television station, will take over the physical and technical management of Briggs Opera House from October 1. The arrangement, announced on Monday, …

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Iran lifts visa restrictions to revive pandemic-hit tourism sector

“The spring of tourism [is coming], wrote the government Iranian newspaper On September 21, report on a ceremony in which conservative politician Ezzatollah Zarghami was sworn in as Iran’s new minister of cultural heritage, tourism and crafts. Zarghami told the event that following his conversations with hard-core President Ebrahim Raisi, …

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Lola ceases her activities and announces the “next phase”

Small and midsize-focused travel management provider Lola has shut down its services, according to a notice on its website citing “new things to come” for the company, which, less than three years ago. years, caused a sensation by signing an exclusive partnership with American Express Global Business Travel. With Lola …

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Tribute paid to QEQM’s ‘shining star’ junior doctor who lost his life in the sea at Margate – The Isle Of Thanet News

Tribute was paid to the talented and special Thirushika Sathialingam Tributes were paid to a young doctor described as a “shining star who lit the room” who sadly lost his life on September 11. Thirushika Sathialingam, known as Thiru to her friends, worked at Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital …

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Saudi Red Sea tourism project to raise up to $ 2.7 billion in ‘green’ loan next year

DUBAI, Sept.21 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia plans to raise up to 10 billion riyals ($ 2.67 billion) next year for Amaala, one of its sea coast tourism projects Red, the CEO of The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC) and says Amala. Amaala is a seaside resort under construction on the …

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The global business travel market is expected to grow by $ 1040.59 billion during the period 2021-2025, growing at a CAGR of 23.06% during the forecast period.

Global Business Travel Market 2021-2025 The analyst is monitoring the business travel market and it is expected to grow by $ 1040.59 billion during 2021-2025, growing at a CAGR of 23. New York, September 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Reportlinker.com announces the publication of the report “Global Business Travel Market …

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Enthusiasm reigns for the sixth edition of the Columbus Coffee Festival

Angelina Bell, owner of Humble Mornings Coffee Co., proudly holds one of her products which will be available to attendees at the Columbus Coffee Festival. Credit: Courtesy of Angelina Bell Come one and come all: It’s caffeine-lover’s paradise in Ohio Village this weekend. On Saturday and Sunday, the sixth annual …

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Harnessing the tourism potential of the Kalvarayan Hills

Plans to develop the area and its surrounding hamlets into an eco-tourist destination are on the anvil The district administration is working on a master plan to develop the Kalvarayan Hills in the Eastern Ghats, known for its scenic waterfalls and pristine vegetation, into a major eco-tourism destination in the …

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Hospitality industry suffers blow from new wave of COVID

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WKRN) – As we approach nearly 18 months of the coronavirus pandemic, the hospitality industry has taken another blow. A new analysis led by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) has found that most business travelers cancel, reduce or postpone their trips amid this latest wave of …

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Uzbekistan joins Olive Council – Olive Oil Times

On August 31, 2021, Uzbekistan became the 18e member of the International Olive Council (IOC). “With the ratification of the agreement by Uzbekistan, the country becomes a full member of the International Olive Council sharing the objectives, mission and obligations of this important intergovernmental body, the largest forum on olive …

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Goa Tourism Industry Calls for SOPs Before Foreign Tourist Ban Lifted | Latest India News

Goa’s tourism industry on Monday called for standard operating procedures (SOPs) for foreign tourists “immediately” so that work can begin as soon as the Center lifts the ban on tourist visas. The Goa Travel and Tourism Association (TTAG), a body of industry representatives, submitted a memorandum to Union Minister of …

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President of Flughafen Zuerich sees a rebound in business travel in 2022

The Chairman of the Board of Directors of Flughafen Zurich AG, Andreas Schmid, addresses the opening press conference of the new office and business complex “The Circle” at Zurich Airport, Kloten, in Switzerland, November 5, 2020. REUTERS / Arnd Wiegmann / File Photo ZURICH, Sept.20 (Reuters) – The chairman of …

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Second year students navigate major clubs in person after one year online

This latest ClubFest marked the first in-person club lounge held at Cornell in over a year – and for some student club leaders, last month brought their very first in-person interactions with their own organizations. For members of the Class of 2024, involvement in student groups was limited to virtual …

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Tourism Malaysia wins award | Weekly TTR

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia, September 20, 2021: Tourism Malaysia won the “International Film Location & Golf Tourism Destination” award at the 7e Conclave of international tourism and travel awards (ITCTA) recently held at Le Méridien, New Delhi. One of the largest tour operators and business-to-business (B2B) platforms targeting the Indian tourism industry, …

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United CEO believes full travel recovery could take place by January

United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby said this morning that although the delta variant of COVID-19 has been a nuisance, he believes the country has reached its peak and expects a full travel recovery in January. “The Delta variant has obviously caused a slowdown in travel, (but) it is mainly business …

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Dubai Tourism provides a platform for stakeholders and partners to get key information about EXPO 2020

– Dubai Tourism provides a platform for stakeholders and partners to get key information about EXPO 2020 – Nearly 500 tourism industry professionals attend the virtual forum organized by Dubai Tourism to strengthen stakeholder collaboration – Industry updates, the latest global Dubai Presents campaign, major festivals and events, international marketing …

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After early momentum, critics of race theory face challenge for wider CT relevance, experts say

For a few hours Tuesday night, critics of critical race theory in a Connecticut community reveled in their unbalanced victory over a primary list that included several Republican incumbents on the Education Council, proving the issue carries weight. in the minds of many GOP voters. But with attention now turning …

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How a Medjet subscription could protect you on your next vacation – Robb Report

We may receive payments from affiliate links included in this content. Our affiliate partners do not influence our opinions or editorial analysis. To learn more, see our Advertiser Disclosure. Travel medical insurance should be high on your vacation to-do list if you are traveling abroad. Your health insurance plan in …

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CCIC welcomes decision to review 4th alignment of Mactan Bridge

The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIC) welcomed the decision of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to conduct an eye inspection of the suggested alternative landings for the proposed 4th Cebu-Mactan Bridge and to consult with stakeholders of the Cebu metro. DPWH’s Unified Project Management Office …

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International Swimming League accused of financial mismanagement by former leaders

The International Swimming League (ISL) was accused of failing to pay vendors and vendors two years ago by two former show executives. The duo, Jean-François Salessy, managing director of the Energy Standard team and ISL’s commercial director, Hubert Montcoudiol, resigned their positions in November of last year due to what …

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Washington, DC, on Edge Over protesting January 6 arrests

WASHINGTON – Fewer than 100 right-wing protesters, largely outnumbered by an overwhelming police presence and even journalists, gathered at the foot of the Capitol on Saturday to denounce what they called the mistreatment of “political prisoners” who stormed the building on January 1. 6. The peaceful rally was the first …

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4 SpaceX tourists return to Earth after 3-day alien excursion

Four SpaceX tourists returned to Earth after a three-day alien excursion on Saturday night, marking the end of the first-ever flight to Earth orbit entirely piloted by tourists or non-astronauts. The SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule splashed in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida. “After circling the Earth for …

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LuLaRoe cost some women their homes, their cars, their savings, their marriage

In 2015, Roberta Blevins was a busy hairdresser, traveling between San Diego and Los Angeles for work – and struggling to balance her career with co-parenting a four- and nine-year-old. Then she heard about LuLaRoe from a group of moms on Facebook. The California-based clothing company – known for its …

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Tourism and international relations – The Royal Gazette

Created: Sep 18, 2021 8:01 AM Much of the world today is wondering if the era of radiant tourism, with thousands of people traveling by air and sea to experience diverse cultures and enjoy meeting people from other countries, will ever return. The reason for concern among tourism officials around …

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A Fall 2021 Guide to Exploring Philly Parks

park staples The Fairmount Park Conservancy recently updated the Fairmount Park 10-Mile Trail and mapped out a new 10-mile course in South Philly, with stops at Navy Yard, Mifflin Square Park and Marconi Plaza. Full itineraries are available online. For runners who want to familiarize themselves with the trails of …

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The experts at Morning Brew & Hilton — and you — weigh

Oh, the days of packing your bags, charging your devices, and heading to the airport for a few days of work on the road. Morning Brew’s Creative Studio Vice President Elyssa Starkman fondly recalls her years traveling producing shows like America’s Next Top Model * humble boast * around the …

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Special ceremonies in honor of Marion’s deceased veterans will change

The Quarterly Memorial – previously held every three months at the Ocala-Marion County Veterans Memorial Park – is currently undergoing some changes. The memorial will now be held every four to six months, and organizers are presenting a commemorative plaque to the families of honored veterans. During the commemorations, staff …

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Tourist tax fixing records during recent COVID outbreak in Polk County

LAKELAND – The focus on amateur athletics and outdoor tourism has helped drive record increases in tax revenue on beds according to Polk County Tourism & Sports Marketing. Hoteliers in the rest of Florida, meanwhile, are expected to see a drop as business travelers cancel their trips due to the …

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Flights may be the cheapest now

SAN DIEGO – Travelers may want to buy their plane tickets for their next trips now – experts say prices are lower than usual and won’t last long. According to the travel research site Hopper, holiday travel prices are expected to be at an all-time low in mid-September. “For those …

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Petroteq Provides Company Update

SHERMAN OAKS, CA / ACCESSWIRE / September 17, 2021 / Petroteq Energy Inc. (“Petroteq“or the”Society“) (TSXV: PQE) (OTC PINK: PQEFF) (FRA: PQCF), an oil company focused on the development and implementation of its proprietary oil extraction and remediation technologies, provides the update next. As previously announced, the Canadian cease trade …

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Cedar Rapids Mini Pines Golf Course Kicks Off Successful First Season

Brenda Walkner putts as her dad, Mike, watches September 11 at the Cedar Rapids Special Olympics Unified Golf Tournament at Mini Pines Miniature Golf Course in Cedar Rapids. Mike Walkner said the family will continue to use the course even after the tournament. (Nick Rohlman / Independent) Signs for accessible …

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Endless tourism and how it can boost recovery

Innovation often comes out of the toughest times and helps companies recover from a negative situation. During the pandemic, new ways of traveling have emerged. One of the most relevant is “endless tourism”. According to Observatory of digital innovation in tourism of the Politecnico di Milano, this concept identifies the …

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Politics This Week | The Economist

Sep 18, 2021 Listen to this story Your browser does not support the item . Enjoy more audio and podcasts on ios Where Android. The Biden administration defended its decision to introduce vaccination warrants, after several Republican governors said they would fight them in court. Arkansas governor and vaccine advocate …

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Safe business travel will boost US economy and jobs, industry leaders say

© Shutterstock A coalition of travel and business industry leaders is advocating a return to business travel to the United States, saying it would speed up the country’s economic recovery and create jobs. Health protocols and policies put in place by the travel and events industry make meetings, conferences, exhibitions …

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Bolt Metals provides update on the Cyclops Nickel-Cobalt project; License renewal in progress

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC et al. Claim your 1-week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sep 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Bolt Metals Corp. (“Lock“or the”Society“) (CSE: BOLT) (FRANKFURT: A2QEUB) (OTCQB: PCRCF) provides an update on the Company’s 5,000 hectare nickel-cobalt …

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New CVB Director is delighted to lead and grow St. Cloud tourism

ST. CLOUD – Humble and excited are the first words that come to mind for Rachel thompson on his new role. Thompson was appointed Executive Director of the St. Cloud Area Visitors and Convention Bureau in August and officially took office on September 1. She says the biggest transition is …

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Daytona Beach tourism board chooses company to help redesign

DAYTONA BEACH – The most famous beach in the world will receive outside help to enhance its image as a tourist destination. The board of directors of the Halifax Area Advertising Authority on Wednesday unanimously approved the selection of MMGY NextFactor, a travel and tourism consultancy based in Vancouver, Canada, …

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Thailand’s gateway to the north, Chiang Mai struggles with no international tourists

Chiang Mai, Thailand (CNN) – Before the pandemic, Chiang Mai received around four million international visitors a year, according to figures from the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). But the economic effects of Covid-19 on this tourist town and eponymous province in northern Thailand have been nothing short of devastating, …

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Industry leaders unveil future of travel, meetings and events at Marriott International’s first major hybrid event in Asia-Pacific

HONG KONG, Sept. 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Marriott International and industry leaders discussed future trends at its first hybrid Asia-Pacific event – “Be There with Marriott International – The Way Forward for Travel and Events”. With reasons for optimism about the rebound in travel, Marriott International and industry …

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Meeting prior to the call for tenders for the redevelopment of Surat and Udhna stations

A pre-bid meeting regarding the redevelopment of Udaipur, Surat and Udhna stations was organized by the Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation (ISRDC) on September 15. According to ISRDC officials, a total of 14 key developers, funds and interested consultants such as Adani, Kalpataru Group, Cube Constructions, JKB Infrastructure, GMR, MBL …

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Tropical Storm Nicholas will bring up to 16 inches of rain in Texas

The links between hurricanes and climate change are becoming increasingly evident. A warming planet can expect to see stronger hurricanes over time and a higher incidence of more powerful storms. But the total number of storms could drop, as factors like stronger wind shear could prevent weaker storms from forming. …

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Health economic zone will reduce medical tourism for Nigerians – NEPZA boss

Posted September 12, 2021 The Director General of the Nigerian Export Processing Zones Authority, Professor Adesoji Adesugba, in this interview with AMARACHI ORJIUDE, talks about the challenges of running a free trade zone It is it has been a little over a year since you assumed the role of CEO …

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Student groups adjust to Duke’s new gathering limits, recent COVID-19 spike as events kick off

As student groups plan their first meetings of the year, Duke’s COVID-19 guidelines are constantly evolving, allowing clubs to navigate a variety of meeting formats. Women’s volleyball clubs have asked female players to only attend practice after attending major events if their test is negative. “If you are planning to …

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Lahaul tribal youth promote agritourism to support economy: La Tribune India

Manta Dipender Tribune press service Mandi, September 8 Young people from Tino village under Kolang panchayat in Lahaul and Spiti tribal district are promoting agritourism to support their economy. They started agrotourism in the village of Gaimur, where they set up camps for tourists to stay. They plan to expand …

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Jump from the RFP Merry-Go-Round Hotel

Susan lichtenstein The path keeps going in circles and up and down and never goes forward. I’m talking about the corporate hotel RFP process and program. Now is the perfect time to stop this ride and jump! There has never been a better opportunity to change everything. When Marriott announced …

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Northwest Colorado turns to tourism as coal industry fades

NATIONAL DINOSAUR MONUMENT, Colorado – All 10 rafts are moored on the banks of the Green River. The tents are set up. The sun is setting on the sandstone walls of the canyon. As 30 rafters dig into steaming chili bowls, it’s time to start planning for the future. How …

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The threat of the illiberal left

Sep 4, 2021 SSOMETHING TO very badly gone with Western liberalism. Basically, classical liberalism believes that human progress is brought about by debate and reform. The best way to navigate disruptive change in a divided world is through a universal commitment to individual dignity, open markets, and limited government. Yet …

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Norseman Silver Inc.Announces Grant of Options

Vancouver, British Columbia –News Direct– Norseman Silver Inc. Vancouver, British Columbia – TheNewswire – September 3, 2021 – Norseman Silver Inc. (TSXV: NOC) (“Norseman” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that, pursuant to the Stock Option Plan of shares of the Company and the policies of the TSX Venture …

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What are the chances of getting same-day payday loan?

Payday loans may be the best option for you if your financial situation is urgent. But, payday loans come with high fees. These fees can add up to triple-digit rate interest rates. Payday loans often have fees of up to 400%. Payday lenders are often able to lend small amounts (often 500 …

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Undaunted by COVID-19, Students Return to Campus Life and Crowded Parties

Credit: Felicity Yick After more than a year of pandemic-induced closures, freshmen are excited to navigate a seemingly normal campus environment buzzing with parties and in-person classes. First four years, who requested anonymity due to possible repercussions, told the Daily Pennsylvanian about their largely positive experiences orienting new students during …

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What Can Employers Do If Workers Avoid COVID-19 Vaccines?

What Can Employers Do If Workers Avoid COVID-19 Vaccines? They can demand vaccination and fire noncompliant employees, or take other actions such as removing company benefits or billing a supplement for health insurance. For months, companies have encouraged workers to get vaccinated, in some cases offering incentives such as time …

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famous Bihar tourist site, Valmiki Nagar, to promote ecotourism | To travel

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said ecotourism will be promoted in Valmiki Nagar. It is a famous tourist place where a dam was built on the Gandak river. There is a national park and a tiger reserve where Maharshi Valmiki, the author of Ramayan, is said to have spent a …

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Australian real estate market could be ‘pandemic proof’

S&P Ratings, one of Australia’s leading credit rating agencies, released a report suggesting the mortgage market is booming despite lingering problems in the rest of the economy, and saying it could, so far at least be ‘pandemic proof’. The unique situation of the mortgage market, with ultra-low interest rates, high …

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