Monthly Archives: June 2022

Floating offers sound baths, musical events in LA parks

It’s a bit like joining a secret society – that is, if secret societies were open to everyone. “Send a cloud emoji to this number,” reads the Instagram bio of Floating, an LA collective presenting sound experiences in natural settings. Soon your phone will be ringing a few times a …

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Tourism in Romania should focus on German and Austrian senior citizens, says tourism representative

The summer vacation season in Romania can only be extended with the help of foreign tourists, especially senior citizens from Germany and Austria, who come all year round, unlike Romanians, who prefer July and August, explain Dragos Anastasiuvice-president of the Alliance for Tourism (APT), an organization bringing together associations involved …

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AXIS Group Benefits launches gap insurance product

AXIS Group Benefits, part of the specialty insurance business of AXIS Capital Holdings, has announced the addition of a new gap insurance product to its suite of business travel, voluntary coverage and additional benefits for employees in several sectors in the United States. The product, HealthGap, is a …

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SWK EDC approves budget for fiscal year 2022-2023

Voters for the Southwest Kentucky Economic Development Council unanimously approved an organizational budget of $589,350 for the 2022-23 fiscal year Monday afternoon. This is a modest 2% increase over the prior year, with some nuanced adjustments. Executive Director Carter Hendricks highlighted five “areas of variance” between the last budget and …

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Inside Housing – Insight – Grenfell community group says lobbying events close to fire anniversary ‘were dancing on the graves of our loved ones’

The Aluminum Federation (Alfed), which describes itself as ‘the voice of the UK aluminum industry’, had planned a reception in the House of Lords last Tuesday. The membership body, which counts Kingspan and Arconic among its members, said the £99 event was an opportunity to “raise and discuss issues relating …

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Tourism industry faces shortage of skilled workers – FBC News

The country’s hotels are increasingly losing skilled workers overseas. The Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association says this is one of the industry’s biggest challenges right now. Chief executive Fantasha Lockington said while schemes like the Pacific Labor Scheme generate good remittances for Fiji, it creates a vacuum in the tourism …

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New York nonstop set to return to Chattanooga despite 2-year furlough, officials say

Nonstop flights to cities cut at the start of the pandemic more than two years ago have mostly returned to Chattanooga airport, except to New York. But airport officials said last week Delta Air Lines was continuing to tell them nonstop flights would resume when commercial traffic heads to that …

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Overflown: the impact of reduced airline service to the country of overflight

SWANTON, Ohio- JTwenty years ago, the Eugene F. Krantz Toledo Express Airport here in western Lucas County was abuzz with commuter traffic. Planes coming and going were bigger, fares were more competitive, and there were plenty of options to choose from in this Midwestern port city, located on the western …

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Space tourism could have bigger impact on climate than aviation industry – study

The space tourism industry could have a bigger effect on climate than the aviation industry if left unregulated, according to new research. According to the study, black carbon particles (soot) emitted from rockets are nearly 500 times more effective at trapping heat in the atmosphere than all other soot sources …

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Business Travel Market 2022 – Future Scope, Demands and Projected Industry Growth to 2026 – Instant Interview

Business travel market 2022-2026: Business Travel Market exhibits comprehensive information which is a valuable source of insightful data for business strategists during the decade 2016-2026. Based on historical data, the Business Travel Market report provides key segments and their sub-segments, revenue and demand and supply data. Given the technological …

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Meet This Mom: Stephanie Farley :: WRAL.com

By Stephanie Llorente, WRAL contributor Raleigh, North Carolina — It’s no secret that the Triangle is made up of amazing mothers who love their families and make the world go round. I often have the pleasure of interacting with moms from all walks of life because of my role with …

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Events Industry Market Size, Scope and Forecast

New Jersey, United States – The Events industry market research report examines the market in detail over the anticipated period. The research is divided into sections, each of which includes analysis of market trends and changes. Drivers, limitations, opportunities, and barriers, as well as the impact of numerous aspects on …

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LATAM will eliminate single-use plastics by 2023

LATAM has pledged to eliminate single-use plastics from its operations by 2023, the airline announced on Wednesday. The South American airline said the commitment will be achieved through initiatives such as changing materials on board, incorporating more sustainable elements and through the group’s recycling and reuse programs. Since June 1, …

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Ongoing HVAC issues force Kennewick Main Library to curbside

Mid-Columbia Library South Union st. (Google Maps)Mid-Columbia Library South Union st. (Google Maps) Some library patrons and readers noticed the June 1 post. and wondered what was going on. Mid Columbia Library main branch runs curbside According to the Mid Columbia Library system and reports from YakTriNews.com, MCL’s main branch …

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“They just age differently” – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Chase Brexton Health Care, a medical clinic in Baltimore, offers a program that meets the unique needs of older members of the LGBTQ+ community. The ElderPride program provides the particularly vulnerable population with primary health care, dentistry, behavioral health and counseling, support groups, special events, and financial …

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Once again, EDSG reaffirms its commitment to the promotion and development of the tourism sector – Nigerian Observer

…while the commissioner assures the government’s willingness to partner with the communities BENIN CITY – The Edo State Government has again reaffirmed its commitment to promoting and developing the tourism sector to gain local and global recognition. State Commissioner for Arts, Culture, Tourism and Diaspora Affairs, Prince Bamidele Obaitan, made …

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China Airlines to operate A321 neo on Taipei-Tokyo route

China Airlines has announced plans to fly its new A321 neo aircraft on the Taipei-Tokyo Haneda route from July 1. The daily service will depart in the morning and return in the afternoon. The A321 neo is being rolled out across the network, with four additional new aircraft entering service …

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Private equity groups take £1.6bn takeover approach for Euromoney

Private equity groups Astorg and Epiris have approached FTSE 250-listed financial publisher Euromoney Institutional Investor with a proposed £1.6bn takeover. The “possible cash offer” of £14.61 per share is the duo’s fifth approach to taking the company private, with four previous offers of £11.75 to £13.50 per share, Euromoney said …

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Rising prices force tourists to change their travel plans

FROM ACROSS THE UNITED STATES.” ABOUT 17 THOUSAND PEOPLE CAME TO ENJOY THE MUSIC. N EIGHT REPORTER ARIANA JASO IS LIVE IN MONTEREY WITH MO. RE JULIAN.. WHETHER IT’S BAY AREA PEOPLE.. OR OUT OF ATTEST.. ABUT.. THESE HIGH PRICES DEFINITELY MAKE THEM CHANGE HOW THEY SPEND HOLIDAYS.. ACCOMMODATION… AND …

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Rising Gas Prices Cause Rising IRS Mileage Rate

With gasoline prices rising dramatically in 2022, the IRS announced that on July 1, the standard rate for business travel will increase to 62.5 cents per mile. This is an increase of 4 cents from the current rate. The medical or moving rate will also increase by 4 cents to …

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The Mesa Group and EVIT Host a Free Father’s Day Event |

A fun day of family fun is planned in honor of Father’s Day for dads and their kids in a program sponsored by the East Valley Institute of Technology and the Native American Fatherhood and Families Association, based at Mesa. The free event will take place from 10 a.m. to …

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Nature Conservancy and Utah Office of Tourism team up to create Great Salt Lake-centric travel guide

The Utah Office of Tourism and the Nature Conservancy released an informational guide Friday, helping visitors learn about and find activities centered around the Great Salt Lake, as the lake faces growing ecological crises. in the face of drought and overconsumption of water. The new online guide, titled “Great Salt …

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After the moment of private jets in the sun, what happens now?

Clive Chalmers is Vice President, Charter, at private aviation specialist Air Partner Private jets have certainly had their moment in the sun during the pandemic when many regular business and first-class travelers have discovered their benefits, but will companies return to commercial flights now that networks and schedules are moving …

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Regional Design Strategy Manager (Bay Area) – Sunnyvale, CA, US | Works

OFFICE WITHOUT TITLE (OR) Employer: Sunnyvale, California, United StatesLocation: Thu 16 Jun ’22Posted on: Full timeType: About OFFICEUNTITLED: OFFICEUNTITLED (OU) is an energetic young architecture and design firm focused on creative solutions across multiple scales and typologies including commercial, hospitality, residential and mixed-use. Founded in 2013 as R&A and rebranded …

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Dartmouth Group Hosts 2nd Annual Virtual Networking

BEDFORD, MA, June 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Dartmouth Group (TMD), a Association® company and leading provider of residential property management services throughout New England for more than 30 years, recently hosted a virtual vendor speed networking event to benefit the company’s affiliate non-profit organization, Associa Cares, which helps …

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CI ROAD TRIP: Special Olympics Generates Tourism Boom for Twin Cities

NORMAL, Ill. (WMBD) – This summer, WMBD is taking a road trip and introducing viewers to the community. This week, our stop is Normal! This weekend, Special Olympics Illinois (SOILL) will host their annual summer games in the city for the first time since 2019. For two years, the event …

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Church Pension Group will host a webinar for those attending the 80th General Convention of the Episcopal Church – Episcopal News Service

The Church Pension Group (CPG), a financial services organization serving the Episcopal Church, has announced that it will host a virtual roundtable with Bishop Thomas Brown, Chairman of the Board of the Church Pension Fund (Board of the CPF ); Canon Kathryn McCormick, Chair-elect of the CPF Board of Directors; …

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Business travel is back – IndiGo sees 100% rebound in April and May

One of the biggest consequences of the pandemic has been the total decimation of business travel. As businesses around the world grappled with lockdowns and declining revenue, online meetings replaced physical travel. Many predicted that business travel as we knew it would never return. But halfway through 2022, Indian airlines …

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Nancy McGehee Named Robert B. Pamplin Chair in Hospitality and Tourism Management | VTX

Nancy G. McGehee, Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Pamplin College of Commerce at Virginia Tech, was recently named the Robert B. Pamplin Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors. Established in 2011, the Robert B. Pamplin Chair in Hospitality and Tourism Management …

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Heathrow records busiest month since March 2020

London Heathrow had its busiest month in over two years in May, hitting 79% of May 2019 traffic levels. The UK’s hub airport handled 5.3 million passengers in May – its busiest month since March 2020, when the Covid-19 pandemic first took hold. Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye said the airport …

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Patriot Front members charged with planning riot in Idaho, police say

Placeholder while loading article actions Idaho police arrested 31 people who wore face coverings, white supremacist badges, shields and a “plan of operations” to riot near an LGBTQ Pride event on Saturday afternoon. Police said they were affiliated with the Patriot Front, a white supremacist group whose founder was among …

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Hawaii’s tourism industry is a key advocate for reef-safe sunscreen: Travel Weekly

Hawaii was the first state to ban sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate. In addition, Maui County has banned all non-mineral sunscreens, and the island of Hawaii is currently considering stricter laws. The harm is that chemical sunscreens wash into the ocean, threatening marine life and contributing to coral bleaching. Members …

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US lifts COVID-19 testing requirement for international travel

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is lifting its requirement that international travelers test negative for COVID-19 within a day before boarding a flight to the United States, ending one of the last remaining government mandates designed to contain the spread of the coronavirus. The Centers for Disease Control and …

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Kyle Garland wins decathlon bronze at NCAA championships

History links EUGENE, Ore. — Junior Bulldog Kyle Garland scored the second-highest point total of his career to win bronze in the decathlon highlighting day two of the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Oregon on Thursday. Garland, a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, finished in personal bests in …

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Summit of the Americas | Holness calls for greater coordination to protect tourism | New

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is calling for greater coordination between governments and private sector tourism partners across the Americas, to better plan for and manage crises affecting the sector and protect workers. Speaking at the IV CEO Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, California yesterday, Holness noted that in …

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Switzerland reports financial stability | European Business Travel News

Swiss International Air Lines (Swiss) has returned to financial stability after state-backed financial support and corporate restructuring in 2021, the carrier said Thursday. Part of the Lufthansa Group, Swiss terminated its bank loan facility guaranteed by the Swiss Confederation last month, more than two years ahead of the 2025 end …

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ABQ Group helps organize the first annual national gun buy-back event

New Mexicans for Gun Violence Prevention, along with faith groups and the Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office, will host Guns to Gardens’ first annual National Redemption Day on Saturday, June 11 at La Mesa Presbyterian Church. Gun owners handing in guns will receive gift cards at places like Target, Walmart …

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Egypt’s Religious Tourism Projects Mask Rising Persecution

06/07/2022 Egypt (International Christian Concern) – On June 1, the Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt commemorated the flight of King Herod’s holy family to their country. Christians generally believe that the holy family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph arrived in Egypt through the city of Rafah in northeastern Egypt, progressing …

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Internova partners with Sustainable Travel International

Internova Travel Group has partnered with the non-profit organization Sustainable Travel International to share its expertise in sustainability education and reporting with its customers. Chairman Gabe Rizzi said Internova, formerly known as Travel Leaders Group, will work with Sustainable Travel International to both reduce its own carbon emissions and help …

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Gun safety groups plan DC ‘week of action’

After mass shootings, gun safety groups plan a week of events here in DC and across the country WASHINGTON — Recent mass shootings across the country have gun safety activists planning protests. Gun safety groups are planning a week of action in Washington, DC, starting Monday. Moms Demand Action, Students …

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Center to Emphasize Ecotourism, Adventures in New Politics – The New Indian Express

Express press service NEW DELHI: Despite vast expanses of natural resources, India ranks quite low in global adventure tourism. However, the Ministry of Tourism believes that the country has great potential to become a global market for adventure activities, sports and ecotourism. As the Ministry of Tourism is holding a …

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Hong Kong: Tiananmen anniversary stops slur in memory of victims

Reacting to the arrests of at least two people and a dozen people taken away in the past two days for trying to commemorate the 33rd anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown, Amnesty International Deputy Regional Director Hana Young said: “Using false charges of ‘sedition’ and ‘unsanctioned assembly’ to arrest people …

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‘Queen’ Kochi must make the right choices to let tourism sail – The New Indian Express

Express press service KOCHI: Kochi is known as the “tourist gateway” of Kerala. She is also known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea. However, when it comes to cruise tourism, even though Kochi has huge potential, it has proven to be insufficient. At a time when cruise tourism is …

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Business Travel Market Recorded at Robust Growth Rate Industry Size, Share, Development Trends and Forecasts

The analysis and estimations carried out through an extensive document in the Business Travel market helps to get an idea about the product launches, future products, joint ventures, marketing strategy, developments, mergers and charges and their effects on sales, marketing, promotions, revenue, imports, exports and CAGR values. The report helps …

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Akerman’s top policy consultant works from New York to Miami

By Madison Arnold (June 2, 2022, 12:00 p.m. EDT) — A senior policy consultant for Akerman LLP has left New York to pursue his career at Miami’s bustling boutique. Akerman announced that Matthew Aho brought his work in international business to Miami, which the company considers the center of commerce …

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Camden County Pride | Camden County, New Jersey

The Camden County Board of Commissioners joins communities across the county and around the world in recognizing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer/Queer/Queer (LGBTQ+) Pride Month throughout June . June has long been recognized as LGBTQ Pride Month, in honor of the Stonewall Riots, which took place in New York …

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San Diego Tourism and Travel Industry Hosted Busy Memorial Day Weekend – NBC 7 San Diego

Enjoying the cool ocean breezes and white sand beaches of La Jolla, you’ll find the Zedina family, in town vacationing from Las Vegas. “It’s our first big vacation since July 2020,” Latashia Zedina said. Over the past week, many families like the Zedinas have filled the area’s beaches and local …

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Business travelers face higher prices and crowded flights, hotels

Business travel is back. The benefits of being a business traveler are not. After two years of virtual meetings and remote working, “companies are starting to do face-to-face interviews again, and even conferences and conventions are making a comeback,” said Nina Herold, chief executive of TripActions, a travel management company. …

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