Monthly Archives: December 2021

New Years Eve events continue in Regina, Saskatoon despite rising COVID-19 numbers

Saskatchewan enters New Years celebrations with 735 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, the highest number recorded since the start of the pandemic. Some companies have canceled events as the end of the year approaches, while others have reduced capacity and many are continuing as planned. Bushwakker Brewing Company in Regina …

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Space tourism took off in 2021, here’s how it happened

Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket launches passenger carrying Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and … [+] space tourism company Blue Origin, his brother Mark Bezos, Oliver Daemen and Wally Funk, from their spaceport near Van Horn, Texas on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. (AP Photo / Tony Gutierrez) ASSOCIATED PRESS After …

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How air travel has changed in 2021

Editor’s Note – Subscribe to Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Receive news about opening and closing destinations, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) – It has been another eventful year for aviation. As we …

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Over 6 lakh daily cases across India likely by mid-January due to Omicron lockdowns looming, experts say

“We have seen new cases triple in Mumbai in just 1.5 days. The positivity rate stood at 8.14% on Thursday. Given the highly transmissible nature of the Omicron variant, if cases double every other day, we will have 6 lakh cases per day in the country by January 15th. Even …

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Kathleen Margaret McIntyre, 75 | Port city every day

WILMINGTON – Kathleen M. McIntyre, 75, formerly of Pennsylvania, died on December 26, 2021 at the home of her daughter and husband Carl and Jennifer Ciccone in Wilmington, North Carolina, surrounded by her family. Kathy was born on August 30, 1946 in Easton, Pennsylvania, to Margaret Alma Catherine Miller, her …

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Tensions rise as Palestinian prisoners face collective punishment | Israeli-Palestinian conflict News

Ramallah, Occupied West Bank – Tensions have reached a boiling point in several Israeli jails holding Palestinian prisoners, with human rights groups saying authorities are holding a number of detainees, many of them injured by Israeli forces, in conditions unknown. “The situation in the prisons is critical and very dangerous,” …

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A year of space tourism, flights to Mars, the rise of China

From the Mars Ingenuity helicopter’s first powered flight over another world to the launch of the James Webb Telescope that will scan the first epoch of the Universe, 2021 has been a huge year for mankind’s space efforts. Beyond scientific milestones, billionaires fought to reach the Last Frontier first, an …

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COVID continues to make air travel unpredictable, but carriers are in better shape than they were last year

Air travel during the holidays always has the potential to be a logistical nightmare. But that was especially true this year, as carriers canceled thousands of flights around Christmas. Airlines have tried to prepare for staff shortages by offering incentives for pilots and flight attendants to work while on vacation. …

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Weitsman invests in Metaverse virtual real estate

Right after hearing about a big investment in cryptocurrency mining, a local businessman embarks on another virtual business. Digital marketing firm Elevator Studio said it has formed a joint venture with Adam Weitsman to invest and develop a kind of digital real estate called Metaverse land that can be developed …

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Opinion: The Himalayas are not just for tourism, sustainable or not

Mountains are not just for tourism. In the mountainous town of Devprayag in Uttarakhand, natural springs have seen a flow decrease of more than 50% over the past three years. File photo by Ashish Jalan / Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 4.0) He came and went without too much hooha. World …

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Members’ travel expenses abroad increase by 177 pc

Economy Members’ travel expenses abroad increase by 177 pc Tuesday, December 28, 2021 Parliament buildings in Nairobi. PHOTO FILE | NMG By JOHN MUTUAMore from this author Summary Overseas travel spending by government officials increased by 1 billion shillings in the three months ended September compared to a similar period …

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5,000 Square Foot Palestrina Event Center Opens at Liberty Business Park | Business

As the planning of large gatherings such as weddings or working parties continue to face the challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there is at least one less thing revelers in the Verona region are facing. have to think – a location for their next event. Palestrina Event Center opened …

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News from the entire cantonal region

New genealogical resourceat the Rodman Public Library ALLIANCE – The Rodman Public Library has a new database, Heritage Hub, which will facilitate research by genealogists and historians. An addition to NewsBank, HeritageHub lets you explore your family history with a collection of American obituaries and obituaries from across the country …

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Laos is piloting a health and hygiene program in the tourism and hospitality sector

VIENTIANE, December 26 (Bern): To prepare for the reopening of tourism from January 1 next year, Laos is piloting a health and hygiene program called LaoSafe in the tourism and hospitality sector in the capital Vientiane, the Vietnamese News Agency (VNA) reported. This project is led by the country’s Ministry …

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The tough business lessons of the pandemic

Boris Johnson is an idiot surrounded by idiots who should stop hammering “mass hysteria” about Omicron and treat the viral variant as wisely as leaders in the rest of Europe, Michael O’Leary has raged the other week. “Not all of them panic in Italy, Spain, Germany or the Netherlands,” the …

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Christmas Eve flights canceled, Times Square celebration curtailed amid Omicron

Mayor Bill de Blasio at a press conference last week in Prospect Park, Brooklyn. He announced Thursday that the Times Square celebration will continue, but with far fewer spectators.Credit…Dave Sanders for The New York Times New York City will reduce New Years Eve celebration to Times Square as the Omicron …

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Cities cancel big New Years events around the world

(CNN) – For a while there it appeared that maybe we could ring New Years Eve in major cities around the world with something akin to the great celebrations of old. Another outbreak of Covid-19 and the rapid spread of the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus have dashed those …

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Tourism takes a hit as omicron unleashes COVID wave in New York City

NEW YORK – Christmas is usually the season that boosts New York tourism, but it turns out that omicron is spreading to some of the more popular places. The city’s latest COVID data shows Manhattan’s highest positivity rate is in the West Village and the Meatpacking District, where the seven-day …

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CK Asset to Sell Aircraft Leasing Business for $ 4.28 Billion – Update

By P.R. Venkat CK Asset Holdings Ltd. sells its aircraft leasing business to a consortium involving private equity firm Carlyle Group Inc. for $ 4.28 billion, as the airline industry continues to face serious challenges related to Covid– 19. As risk and reward dynamics have become increasingly volatile, the sector …

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Austria slows down New Year’s Eve celebrations to fight omicron

VIENNA – Austria on Wednesday announced a list of new restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of the omicron variant, including closing restaurants earlier and imposing stricter entry requirements for people from countries where the variant is already dominant. “Omicron presents us with the next epidemiological challenge,” said Katharina Reich, …

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To boost ecotourism, a documentary broadcast on the picturesque Parvati valley in Kullu: La Tribune India

Our correspondent Kullu, December 21 The Forestry Department released a six-minute documentary to provide glimpses of the most scenic places in the Parvati Forest Division to Kullu, which had been developed by the Forestry Department to promote eco-tourism, on the occasion of the International Mountain Day on December 11. IFS …

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The hotel market will experience a full recovery in 12-18 months

“We’re finally seeing positive winds in the hospitality industry,” Driftwood Capital CEO Carlos Rodriguez Sr. told GlobeSt.com of the market recovery. He expects the hotel market to recover fully over the next 12-18 months, and that’s good news given that the hospitality market has been hit hardest during the pandemic. …

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Parsaclisib elicits impressive activity in relapsed / refractory MCL

Parsaclisib, a potent, highly selective, next-generation PI3Kδ inhibitor, has demonstrated activity and an acceptable safety profile in patients with relapsed / naive mantle cell lymphoma-refractory Bruton’s tyrosine kinase inhibitor. Parsaclisib, a potent, highly selective, next-generation PI3Kδ inhibitor, has demonstrated activity and an acceptable safety profile in patients with tyrosine kinase …

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Governor Lamont Announces Launch of “The State I Am In” Campaign Promoting Winter Tourism Season

Press Releases 12/20/2021 Governor Lamont Announces Launch of “The State I Am In” Campaign Promoting Winter Tourism Season (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the Connecticut Tourism Board launches a new winter marketing campaign reflecting Connecticut’s vibrant and diverse public places. The new “The State I’m In” …

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How a UK contract cushions the virus for business travel

Whenever Britain revises its redlist, it’s Brisbane-based corporate travel management that searches for hotels for quarantine, operates the room reservation system and manages reservations for COVID-19 testing. mandatory for unlucky travelers. The company’s social media trail is littered with bitter, angry, sorry messages. Often these complaints have nothing to do …

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Cost of Hemayetpur-Bhatara metro set to increase by 11% before construction begins

Delays in detailed design, land acquisition and contractors’ purchases push up the cost of the Hemayetpur-Bhatara metro by 11.19% even before construction begins. The progress of the detailed design, which was due to be completed in October, has so far only been 24%, and the Dhaka Mass Transit Company Limited …

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Tourism Department participates in 3-Day India Travel Mart in Jaipur

Jaipur, December 18: The Ministry of Tourism is participating in the India Travel Mart which started on Friday. The three-day B2B tourism event is also attended by states like Goa, Tamil Nad, Madhya Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Gujarat in addition to some famous travel brands across the country. …

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Border traders finally see their business picking up since travel restrictions were lifted

SAN YSIDRO, Calif. (Report to the border) – During recent visits to Carolin Shoes along San Ysidro Boulevard, manager Olivia Campos always had plenty of time to sit and discuss the financial issues related to the pandemic in her store and others around the world. region. But as Border Report …

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Alibaba promises carbon neutrality by 2030 and 1.5 gigatonnes of decarbonization across the ecosystem by 2035

Posted 36 minutes ago Proposed by Alibaba Group Summary • Alibaba targets carbon neutrality for Scopes 1 and 2, a 50% reduction in carbon intensity for Scope 3 by 2030• Alibaba Cloud targets Scope 3 carbon neutrality by 2030• New dimension Scope 3+ to reduce by 1.5 gigatons of carbon …

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How Ashley Biden’s Diary Made Its Way to Project Veritas

Roberta Kaplan, lawyer for Ms Biden, declined to comment. The episode has its roots in the spring of 2020, as Ms Biden’s father drew closer to the Democratic presidential nomination. Ms Biden, who has kept a low profile throughout her father’s vice presidency and presidency, had quit a job the …

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Fort Pierre seeks to expand its tourism efforts, to reach

FORT PIERRE, SD – The town of Fort Pierre was founded in 1867, its motto is “The Door to the West”. Over the years, city leaders and business officials have worked to capitalize on the city’s reputation as one of the state’s oldest cowboy towns, trying to attract more tourists …

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Billy Bishop Marilyn Bell I Airport Now Canada’s First True Zero Emission Lithium-Ion Electric Ferry

PortsToronto, owners and operators of Billy Bishop Airport, today celebrated the return to service of the Marilyn Bell I after its conversion to 100% electricity. In service since 2010 and upgraded to biodiesel in 2018, the ship’s diesel generators and engines were retired in 2021 to make way for a …

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NYU cancels ‘non-essential’ events following wave of Covid

New York University announced on Wednesday that it was immediately canceling all “non-essential” gatherings and events on and off campus, including graduation ceremonies, holiday parties, study groups and events. sports competitions, due to skyrocketing rates of new coronavirus cases in the community. “This is not a cause for alarm, but …

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Namibia: Travel bans – Tourism companies each bleed N $ 2.1 million in a week

Travel bans: tourism companies each bleed N $ 2.1 million in a week News – National | 2021-12-14 by Shelleygan Petersen TOURISM companies have received cancellations through 2022, signaling one of Namibia’s most serious tourism crises in the past two years. The tourism and hospitality sectors in Botswana, Namibia, Zambia …

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4 charts show what the travel industry looks like 2 years after Covid started

Despite the rise of the omicron variant, the travel industry is showing signs of recovery. Olga Khorkova | iStock Editorial | Getty Images After a year of heavy losses, the travel industry is finally showing signs of a rebound – even as the emergence of the omicron variant of Covid-19 …

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The edge | Nawawi Tie Leung Property Consultants Penang Housing Property Monitor (3Q2021): Limited ripple effects of the new Kulim airport

With the reopening of international borders, the tourism industry in Penang will gradually recover, said the executive director and regional head of research and advice of Nawawi Tie Leung Property Consultants Sdn Bhd, Saleha Yusoff, after observing that bookings Hotels in Penang have increased significantly since the lifting of the …

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Covid Live Updates: Omicron, Vaccines and Mandate News

Rockefeller Center in Manhattan. A statewide mask mandate goes into effect Monday, forcing all businesses and public spaces that do not verify vaccine status to require a mask.Credit…Karsten Moran for The New York Times Starting Monday, when New Yorkers hit a store for a quick purchase, they will again need …

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AAT Kings Tours, Contiki, G Adventures and Intro Travel among the key players

DUBLIN, December 13, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The “Australia Adventure Tourism Market By Type, By Business By Type Of Traveler By Age Group, By Sales Channel: Industry Opportunity Analysis And Forecast, 2021-2027. “ the report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The Australian adventure tourism market is in a growth …

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California Independent Constituency Commission slammed for costs, alleged secrecy

Flags on the California Capitol in Sacramento. Courtesy of the office of Senator Toni Atkins California’s independent redistribution commission is taking a lot of heat for the congressional and legislative maps it is drawing to pass the Dec. 27 deadline. But it’s not just the sometimes confusing product that’s under …

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Toy Giveaway Helps Get People Back To Struggling Mountain View Park – NBC 7 San Diego

Christmas has arrived a little early for hundreds of children in the Mountain View neighborhood of San Diego. The San Diego Police Department has partnered with lowriders groups, churches and local businesses for “Holiday in the Park” at Willie Henderson Park. The event was a celebration, but it also took …

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CEO says obstacles remain to tourism industry recovery

MIAMI – When the coronavirus pandemic disrupted daily life last year, forcing businesses to shut down and keep people at home, tourism practically came to a halt. In casino-rich Las Vegas, the local economy has been devastated by the epidemic as more than 30% of the workforce was unemployed at …

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“Everyone is ready to travel again” in 2022, but …

Blake Lipham, President and CEO of Travelpro. Travelpro What are the prospects for travel in 2022? One way to predict the future is to look at our luggage. And no one is better than Blake Lipham, President and CEO of Travelpro. His company regularly produces some of the most innovative …

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Kyndryl develops its ecosystem through a partnership with Google Cloud

Kyndryl has partnered with Google Cloud in a relationship that further propels the IBM spin-off beyond Big Blue’s orbit and underscores its multi-cloud goals. Etienne Leonard The New York-based infrastructure service provider freed itself from IBM in November 2021. Since then, the company has formed alliances with a handful of …

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Hazleton, UAEU students reflect at symposium on intercultural collaboration

HAZLETON, Pa .– Separated by thousands of miles and a 20-hour time difference, students from Penn State Hazleton and the University of the United Arab Emirates (UEAU) recently came together virtually to reflect on a week-long collaboration dedicated to understanding and developing a larger worldview. . The Cross-Cultural Collaboration Symposium …

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Global Medical Tourism Market Report 2021: Top 10

Dublin, December 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The “Global Medical Tourism Activity Report 2021” the report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. 2020 and 2021 have been dramatic times for medical tourism, which is why it is vital for those who wish to stay or enter the market to understand the …

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Bitfarms Appoints COO, Announces

TORONTO, Ontario and BROSSARD, Quebec, December 9, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Bitfarms Ltd. (NASDAQ: BITF // TSXV: BITF), a global Bitcoin self-mining company, today appointed Geoff Morphy as the COO of Bitfarms, in addition to his role as chairman. In addition, the Company has granted stock options to officers, directors, …

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Penn cancels student group social events through 2021 amid increase in COVID-19 cases

In an email sent to board members of Greek organizations on Wednesday night, Penn asks student groups to cancel all social events, including parties, ceremonies and other spaces where alcohol, food and dancing are present. Credit: Max Mester Penn is asking student groups to cancel all social events for the …

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Cancun tourists scramble as gunmen open fire on Oasis Palm Resort

Tourists at a four-star resort in Cancun were forced to flee for their lives as gunmen on jet skis stormed the beach and opened fire. Tuesday’s shooting at the Oasis Palm hotel is just the latest in a wave of gunfire in the area that prompted Mexican authorities to deploy …

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Southwest expects fourth quarter profitability on stronger travel demand

Dec. 8 (Reuters) – Southwest Airlines (LUV.N) said on Wednesday it expected to be profitable in the fourth quarter thanks to higher travel demand and higher fares. He had previously forecast a loss for the quarter, citing rising costs. The Texas-based carrier, which has had to massively cancel flights in …

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Malawi Country Climate Development Report Stakeholder Consultation Virtual Launch

The World Bank Group (WBG) Climate Change Action Plan (CCAP) for 2021-2025 has identified high impact climate actions to inform future World Bank Group commitments and investments. A key element of CCAP is to develop a new core diagnostic tool, the National Climate and Development Report (CCDR), to help countries …

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Hospitality and tourism sector expected to rebound more slowly than others

Colorado man who sent anonymous letters and photos to school board members not facing chargesThe Jefferson County district attorney has no plans to lay criminal charges against an Arvada man who wrote anonymous letters to members of the Jefferson County school board. 9 minutes ago The hospitality and tourism sector …

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Wall Street Shares Rise, Travel Agencies Rebound | Economic news

By DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA, AP Business Editors Stocks are solidly higher on Wall Street on Monday afternoon, helped by a broad rally that includes a mix of travel-related companies expected to benefit from a further reopening of the economy. The S&P 500 rose 1.6% at 2 p.m. …

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Christmas in Kutztown at the train station

Families met Santa on a train trip and enjoyed holiday shopping, cookie decorating, ornament making and other holiday entertainments at the train station for the annual Community Partnership Christmas. Kutztown to Kutztown on December 4. “(Christmas in Kutztown) was a huge success,” said Kutztown Mayor Jim Schlegel. “The vendors and …

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Greece # 1 Tourist Destination in Global Traveler’s Tested Reader Survey Awards

NEW YORK – Once again, Greece has been selected from the United States for another honor in 2021, demonstrating the strength of Greek tourism in the demanding American market. Greece was named the best tourist destination at the 18th edition of Global Traveler’s GT Tested Reader Survey Awards, which were …

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Banyan Tree launches five new brands – Business Traveler

Singapore-based Banyan Tree has announced plans to double its portfolio by 2025, including launching no less than five new brands over the next 18 months. The new concepts are called Garrya, Homm, Folio, Veya and Escape, the latter two being described as “branded extensions of Banyan Tree”. The company said …

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“The legacy of cancer could be worse than the damage caused by Covid”

General practitioners have long been known as the “gatekeepers” of the NHS; adjudicators whether or not patients undergo testing or specialist assessment. But research has repeatedly shown that this system can contribute to low cancer survival rates in the UK, creating delays and bottlenecks in accessing care. A 2019 study …

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Carfilzomib, dexamethasone and daratumumab versus carfilzomib and dexamethasone in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma (CANDOR): updated results from a randomized, multicenter, open-label phase 3 study

Background Despite recent advances in treatment options, there remains an unmet need for treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma, particularly in those previously exposed or refractory to lenalidomide. This updated CANDOR phase 3 efficacy and safety analysis compared carfilzomib, daratumumab and dexamethasone (KdD) with carfilzomib and dexamethasone …

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Amritsar: Tourism jobs increased in Punjab, says Special Chief Secretary, Cultural Affairs

Special Chief Secretary Sanjay was speaking at a seminar hosted by PHDCCI on the second day of the 15th Punjab International Trade Expo (Pitex), Amritsar; he says there are a lot of jobs in the tourism sector Sanjay Kumar, special chief secretary of the department of cultural affairs, archives, archeology …

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Peggy Berg honored with 2022 Hunter Conference Excellence and Inspiration Award

The Hunter Hotel Investment Conference is pleased to present to Peggy Berg, founder and president of Project Castell, the Hunter Conference Award for Excellence and Inspiration 2022. Since its inception in 2010, the award recognizes a hotelier who demonstrates leadership, of exceptional citizenship and innovation. From her beginnings as the …

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The nJoy app created by Alum works to bring joy to the campus

Alum Andrew Sipes’ nJoy app serves as a platform to connect students to campus events and to each other. Caroline chen 12:12 am, 02 Dec 2021 Contributing journalist Karen Lin, Photo Editor Yale alumnus Andrew Sipes ’85 has created an app designed to bring joy to the Yale campus. The …

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Las Vegas tourism raises Raiders’ $ 2 billion stadium bonds

The bond-backed Allegiant Stadium – worth nearly $ 2 billion and home to the NFL’s Las Vegas Raiders – is on its way to financial success as tourists flock to Sin City. Clark County in Las Vegas sold out $ 645 million in debt in 2018 for the stadium, backed …

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Charter traffic, private planes are on the rise

GREENVILLE, Wisconsin – A year ago, Eric Kowenstrot didn’t see many people. What would you like to know Business Travel Helps Increase General Aviation and Charter Flights at Select Wisconsin Airports Charter services and aircraft manufacturers register strong activity Appleton International Airport reports a 15% increase in general aviation activity …

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