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RAINCOUVER: Hotel Vancouver embraces rainy season with a twist on afternoon tea

This week could have been called Snowcouver in Vancouver, but whatever the title, any weather is a fine time for tea. Fairmont Hotel Vancouver's Notch8 restaurant is hosting a special tea this winter called Raincouver Afternoon Tea -- it's a playful twist on traditional afternoon tea.  The menu, created by the hotel's in-house pastry shop under Chef de Cuisine Dennis Peckham,  includes delectable savory fare, scones and sweets -- and of course, tea. For those with tiny tots, there is a Chil...
Tags: Travel, US, Vancouver, Hotel Vancouver, Eat Play Sleep, Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Dennis Peckham, Fairmont Hotel Vancouver Service, Savoury Beet Cured Salmon Spring, Bannock Creamed, Seared Bison Spice


Ige, legislative leaders announce minimum wage hikes in affordability package, bomb scare at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Big Island has about half the doctors it needs, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii Gov. David Ige, legislative leaders press conference PC:Hawaii Legislature Minimum Wage, Preschool, Housing Top Rare Legislative Platform. In an unusual display of pre-session unity, top state officials and business leaders have largely agreed on a plan aimed at bringing down Hawaii’s high cost of living. Civil Beat.Lawmakers and Ige back bills for housing and tax relief and for working families. In a sharp break with political tradition, Gov. David Ige joined leaders from the stat...
Tags: Travel, Senate, Hawaii, House, House Of Representatives, Associated Press, Sierra Club, Mariners, Hawaii Island, Maui, Legislature, Board of Education, Oahu, Hawaii Legislature, Hawaiian Islands, Hawaii News Now


#NAMA: How proactive monitoring & removals impacts intermediaries; copyright and safe harbour, and whether we should classify intermediaries

If proactive monitoring and takedowns is going to be a rule, it’s undoubtedly going to increase costs for us, said Santosh Panda, CEO of Explara at MediaNama’s discussion on Intermediary Liability: The Way Forward in Bangalore in November 2019. “It will also reduce adoption since the onboarding process will become complex, since we wouldn’t able […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, Bangalore, Intermediary Liability, Safe Harbour, Medianama, Nama, Santosh Panda, Intermediary Guidelines Amendment 2018, NAMA Intermediary Liability - November 2019


#NAMA: How proactive monitoring & removals would impact intermediaries? Platforms, online harms, copyright, classification of intermediaries

If proactive monitoring and takedowns is going to be a rule, it’s undoubtedly going to increase costs for us, said Santosh Panda, CEO of Explara at MediaNama’s discussion on Intermediary Liability: The Way Forward in Bangalore in November 2019. “It will also reduce adoption since the onboarding process will become complex, since we wouldn’t able […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, Bangalore, Intermediary Liability, Safe Harbour, Medianama, Nama, Santosh Panda, Intermediary Guidelines Amendment 2018, NAMA Intermediary Liability - November 2019


Important Superstar Blogging Update!

Posted: 1/15/2020 | January 15th, 2020 Hey everyone, Some community news today: As you know, we have a media school called Superstar Blogging, with courses on travel blogging, vlogging, writing, and photography. We started this program over four years ago to help people learn and master the skills needed to succeed in the online travel space. After talking to the other teachers, we’ve decided to close the doors to new students for the writing, photography, and vlogging courses as of January ...
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Visit Japan’s Seto Art Islands

Japan‘s Seto Inland Sea is a placid stretch of water cushioned between three of Japan’s main islands — Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku — populated by a hazy, pine-cloaked archipelago of some 3,000 islands. Twelve of these, known collectively as the “art islands,” are home to contemporary artworks and exhibits that have become an integral part of the islands’ scenery. They’re found scattered along sandy shores, in the abandoned buildings of ancient villages, and hidden along trails in the dense co...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Amsterdam, Andy Warhol, Hayao Miyazaki, Hiroshima, Honshu, All, Shikoku, Inland Sea, Seto Inland Sea, Claude Monet, Yayoi Kusama, Kusama, Tadao Ando, Naoshima


Leger Holidays doubles trade marketing spend

Investment comes as part of management buyout
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IAG submits complaint to the EU over Flybe rescue planIAG submits complaint to the EU over Flybe rescue plan

Willie Walsh says taxpayers are paying for Flybe's mismanagement
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Earn Up to 150,000 Bonus Points Winter 2020 With Radisson Rewards

You can earn up to a maximum limit of 150,000 bonus Radisson Rewards points for all eligible stays completed at participating hotel and resort properties within the brand portfolio of Radisson Hotel Group worldwide now through Tuesday, March 31, 2020... ...but you must... The post Earn Up to 150,000 Bonus Points Winter 2020 With Radisson Rewards appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, Deals, Promotions, Hotels And Lodging, Discounts And Coupons, Loyalty Programs, Radisson Hotel Group, Radisson Rewards


American Eliminates $75 Close-In Award Booking Fee

American AAdvantage has eliminated close-in booking fees. They used to charge a $75 fee for awards booked within 21 days of departure, waived for all AAdvantage elite frequent flyers. They no longer charge this fee effective today, January 15. Continue reading American Eliminates $75 Close-In Award Booking Fee...
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Why do people love The Big D? A gay guide to Dallas

You realize that "AJ and the Queen" is really about "The Wizard of Oz," don't you?
Tags: Travel, Feature, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Dallas, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Gaycities Link, Pageants, Rupaul, AJ and the Queen, Creating Change, Miss Gay USofA


Days 1 2

So as always for any trip I make a list of lastminute things I have to do...buy extra batteries get snacks make sure my family has what they need while Im away etc. Terry drove me to New Martinsville was helping me out and would also take
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Day 58 Starry Night

This morning we arise and head over to our Build Day here in Salem which is unique in that we are not the only group working with this affiliate but we also get a tour of the city's art morals throughout the city to help with beautification. With a large
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Summery Caprese Spaghetti With Burrata

This divine caprese spaghetti makes use of this summer's tomatoes and basil and pairs them with a burrata cheese. The cream filling oozes from the cheese when cut all over the rich tomato sauced spaghetti!
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Best things to do in Tohoku, Japan

Japan’s popularity among travelers comes as no surprise to anyone as the archipelago is overflowing with natural beauty, historical sites, delicious food, and unique experiences. Most itineraries are focused around the major cities of Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima, and Osaka, and while those cities definitely deserve all the praise and attention they receive, with 47 prefectures that are divided into eight separate regions, Japan has way more to offer. The northeastern Tohoku region in particular p...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Unesco, Tokyo, Darth Vader, Osaka, All, Iwate, Unesco World Heritage, Buddhist, Tohoku, Museum of Natural History, Ichinoseki, Miyagi, Miyagi Prefecture, Hiraizumi


Best things to do in Oregon

The great food scene of Portland, rivaling those in San Francisco and New York, is one of the reasons more than 30 million tourists visited the city and its area in 2018. But the vast majority of those visitors never reach the state’s high country and vast coastal expanse — and it’s quite a shame. Oregon is stunningly beautiful, a landscape of rocky coast and the towering Cascade Mountains. Outside Portland, the state is rich in cultural and historic attractions, as well as beautiful natural ...
Tags: Travel, New York, Oregon, America, San Francisco, Portland, Thor, Native American, Pacific Northwest, Lockheed, Newberry, All, Wright, Astoria, Institute, McMinnville


Best local group tours in Barcelona

It’s easy to fall in love with Barcelona’s beaches, parks, shopping, and fine gastronomy. Add in the happening cultural scene, charming nearby villages, and architecture, and it’s no surprise that more than 30 million tourists visit every year, which is 18 times the total population. Imagining a crowd of that size is difficult, and trying to find a free spot on La Barceloneta, Barcelona’s main beach, during the high season is even harder. While mass tourism is a real challenge in the city, i...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Cook, Instagram, Spain, Barcelona, Colon, Luis Suarez, Camp Nou, All, Fc Barcelona, Cava, Local Tours, Santa Caterina, Alfredo, La Boqueria


Want to stay fit on the road?

Losing weight and getting fit are consistently among the most common New Year’s resolutions, but they’re also the most commonly broken. It’s tough, after all, to maintain a healthy routine when work, family, and social lives are the priority and never mind traveling, which is notorious for thwarting people’s workout regimens. Traveling is not innately conducive to fitness, per se, but there are realistic ways to work exercise into an itinerary, such as picking Airbnbs with good fitness facili...
Tags: Travel, Fitness, New York City, Cologne, Brooklyn, Airbnb, Steamboat Springs, Accommodations, All, Exercising, Austin Texas, Melbourne Australia, Cologne Germany, Newtown Connecticut, Airbnbs, Travel And Fitness


TraknProtect Announces New Partnership With Intello Technologies

TraknProtect, a pioneer of real-time location-based technology purpose-built for the hotel industry, has announced a new partnership with Montreal-based Intello Technologies, a leading guest internet and hospitality solutions provider in Canada. In addition to solidifying its position in hospitality technology, this new partnership allows TraknProtect to extend its footprint of innovation across the border and offer its award-winning solutions to Canadian hotels.
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Oaky wins Best Upsell Software at the HotelTechAwards Once Again

Oaky, the leading commission-free, pre-stay upselling platform for hotels was named Best Upsell Software 2020 at the recent HotelTechAwards hosted by Hotel Tech Report, making this the third time in a row that the Amsterdam-based company took home this prize.
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How to Achieve 50% Direct Sales for Your Hotel (or more …) | By Nicolas Lajambe

A recent study by Walker predicts that the customer experience (CX) will overtake price and value as the most important unique selling proposition (USP) for customers by 2020. For hotels, it is therefore essential to focus on providing an exceptional guest experience. Read on to discover how you can improve your guest experience and increase hotel direct sales by 50% as a result.
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STR: Bushfire Impact On NSW Hotel Performance

Preliminary hotel performance data for December 2019 shows Sydney Drive Regional, a submarket within a two-hour-drive radius of Greater Sydney, has been greatly affected by continued bushfires in Australia, according to STR.
Tags: Travel, Australia, Sydney, Greater Sydney


Peru Deports 5 Tourists Accused of Damaging Machu Picchu Temple

A sixth man will appear in court after the group caused a piece of a stone wall to fall and crack the floor, the authorities said.
Tags: News, Peru, Tourists, World Heritage Sites, Machu Picchu (Peru, Temple of the Sun


A Trick To Cut The Cost Of Cathay Pacific Awards

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading A Trick To Cut The Cost Of Cathay Pacific Awards...
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Stone & Wood Sunset Sessions

Enjoy at whole week of Sunset Sessions at the iconic Bruns Hotel. Every afternoon from Monday 20 January through til Australia Day, the Hotel Brunswick beer garden is hosting Sunset Sessions from 5.30pm, with live music and really good vibes for summer. On the Saturday 25 January we’ll be counting down not only triple j’s Hottest 100 – but also the GABS Hottest 100 national craft beer poll! Vote one the Original Pacific Ale here . And on the Sunday 26 January, none other than Kim Churchill will...
Tags: Travel, Food, Featured, News, Australia, Culture, Hotel Brunswick, Bruns Hotel Every, Kim Churchill


South Point Hotel Casino & Spa Installs InvoTech Systems to Manage Large Uniform Inventory

LOS ANGELES, CA - January 15, 2020 -- InvoTech Systems Inc. announced the recent implementation of its Uniform System at South Point Hotel Casino & Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada. InvoTech Systems is the leading provider of advanced Linen Management, Laundry and Uniform Systems that integrate the latest RFID technology to increase profitability for hotels, resorts, casino operators, sports arenas, convention centers and theme parks. The InvoTech System installed at South Point Hotel Casino & Sp...
Tags: Travel, Los Angeles, InvoTech Systems Inc, Las Vegas Nevada, InvoTech Systems, Linen Management Laundry and Uniform Systems, South Point Hotel Casino, South Point Hotel Casino Spa


Gen Z Technology - Hospitality Unsettled Podcast

What does the digital generation think about the growing presence of technology? Which technologies do they use? and what do they consider when selecting technologies such as Hotel Applications? That and more in this episode of Hospitality Unsettled Starring Lars Roolvink and Max Krug. Sponsored by Hotelschool The Hague.
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Fuel Promotes Hotel Digital Marketing Innovation as Sponsor of 2020 HSMAI Marketing Strategy Conference

Fuel, the premier software provider and digital agency for the hotel industry, announces its participation as a Bronze sponsor in the annual Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) 2020 Marketing Strategy Conference. Taking place January 22 at the New York Marriot Marquis, HSMAI's Marketing Strategy Conference is highly anticipated each year as the most comprehensive digital marketing event for the hotel industry. With a powerful educational program organized by HS...
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