Ireland 2019

When planning my trip to Ireland I didn't want to just go to Dublin I wanted to visit a small town in Ireland so after some research I stumbled across a town called Killarney. Now that I knew where I was going it was time to look for a hotel to stay at. I
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Hawaii mulls public employee pay cuts, COVID-19 cluster at Kona fast-food eatery, Honolulu tightens mask requirements, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii Government Employees Association workers HGEA Facebook photo Unions: Governor is proposing 20% pay cuts for ‘most’ state employees. The governor has proposed a 20% pay cut for “most” public employees as early as May 1, according to two public sector unions. Hawaii News Now.HSTA says Ige proposing pay cut for teachers, first responders, and nurses. The Hawaii State Teacher’s Union says it has received notice from Governor David Ige’s office, alerting them about a possible 20% pay cu...
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Antarctica.....The Land of Ice Whales and some Seals

With sadness weve left the South Georgia Islands behind. We can imagine that many a passenger have felt similar emotions and in an effort to buoy our spirits Quark threw a BBQ on the aft deck What kind of craziness is this A bit frigid but stimulati
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Tax Day 123

Most of the time we dread April 15th. For those of you outside of the U.S. it is the day our income taxes are due. But this year is a little different due to the Covid19 crisis. I went ahead and paid my Federal but still await a small refund from t
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A Visual Trek Through the Sweltering Jungle: In Search of Colombia’s ‘Lost City’

Ciudad Perdida, an ancient city that predates Machu Picchu by several hundred years, has become one of South America’s most rewarding adventure destinations.
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Plum Crazy 4 Ingredient Tarte Tatin!

Dear Reader, if you've ever been intimidated by the idea of making a tarte tatin then I've got the recipe for you today! If this is your first time ever making one let me show you how to make this wonderful upside down fruit dessert! This is the easiest, tastiest tarte tatin you'll EVER make and you can use plums or other fruit!
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Oil Falls to 18-Year Low After Record Collapse in U.S. Demand - Bloomberg

Oil Falls to 18-Year Low After Record Collapse in U.S. Demand - Bloomberg:Oil plunged to the lowest in two decades amid a record collapse in U.S. fuel demand and the biggest ever weekly build in domestic crude supplies.Futures in New York settled below $20 a barrel for first time since 2002. American gasoline consumption dropped to the lowest level on record while crude supplies ballooned by 19.2 million barrels, according the Energy Information Administration. The government report underscored ...
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Lockdown in Paris: Day 32

Mural by Portuguese street artist Pantonio on a supermarket along Boulevard Vincent Auriole, 13th. Hard to believe 32 days have passed since Paris started the lockdown and confinement measures. Weirdly, I don’t even think about where I can’t go anymore (clothes shopping, to the movie theatre, out to dinner), I’ve become totally used to the daily routine I’ve adopted that rarely takes me outside my tiny 31m² universe. In a way it’s nice NOT to have thousands of options, so much easier to focus ...
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Knowland Extends Platform with Premium Contact Data to Help Hoteliers Prepare and Reignite Sales Teams for Recovery

Knowland announced today the release of Premium Contact Data (PCD), an add-on to its subscription-based hotel group sales software platform providing verified contact data with event booking history. As the leader in hospitality group business analytics for hotels, convention and visitor bureaus, conference centers and other meeting venues, the company provides comprehensive group data intelligence to drive higher revenue and provide greater value to hotels' customers.
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Many Shale Companies Are Already On The Brink Of Bankruptcy |

Many Shale Companies Are Already On The Brink Of Bankruptcy | may have reached a deal to cut 10 million bpd, but for many U.S. shale producers, it is too little, far too late.Much ado has been made about Saudi Arabia and Russia’s push to end their cooperation in the production cut deal a month ago, flooding the markets with oil at a perilous time. While some have suggested that it was a deliberate attempt to break the U.S. Shale industry that has run roughshod over the oil indu...
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NMC creditor files criminal complaint | Financial Times

NMC creditor files criminal complaint | Financial Times:Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank said it has launched a criminal complaint in the capital of the United Arab Emirates in relation to NMC Health, the healthcare group that was put into administration in the UK last week and owes the bank nearly $1bn.The individual suspects, who have been accused of fraud and forgery in the complaint to the attorney-general in Abu Dhabi, comprise a number of the group’s previous management as well as certain current...
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The Student Hotel Provides Refuge, Virtual Education and Entertainment, to Residents Stranded Across Europe by Covid-19

The Student Hotel, has kept all its locations across Europe open since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic providing a safe haven for students and others guests stranded and unable to get home, or choosing not to return to their own countries, as well as health workers and others, TSH founder and CEO Charlie MacGregor said in an online operational update video interview.
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Hysterical Journey to Historic Places

THE LION OF MISSOURIAs part of the Missouri Compromise in 1820 the State of Missouri was admitted to the union as a slave holding state. Slavery was part of their statehood charter. When the Civil War fetched loose in 1861 Missouri did not have
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Last days with ABC

I was down to cook lunch on Sunday but there was so much food left over after the Braai I had a very easy job I did help Remi make veggie tempura for supper which we deep fried once in the afternoon then refried after the evenings survey. As it was Re
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#Saudi Aramco says has not extended oil payment offers to refiners - Reuters

Saudi Aramco says has not extended oil payment offers to refiners - Reuters:Saudi Aramco said on Wednesday it has not made any offers of extended payment terms to crude oil sales to refiners, contrary to an earlier report by Reuters.“Contrary to a recent media report, Aramco has not made any offers of extended payment terms to crude oil sales,” Saudi Arabia’s national oil company said in a statement. Reuters reported earlier that Aramco has offered oil refineries in Asia and Europe the option to...
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Maestro PMS Recognizes Hoteliers That Stand Up to CV-19. Community Donations Cover Over 1000 Room Nights for Health Care Heroes

These are unprecedented times for our industry. Operators are facing business challenges beyond their control. Nevertheless, many operators and hotel companies are putting the true meaning of 'hospitality' into action. Hundreds of operators with dozens of brands are making their properties and facilities available for use by medical personnel and first responders. Maestro's team is proud to be associated with many of these hoteliers who are giving back to their communities by opening thei...
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The Impacts of COVID-19 on the Global Wine Industry | By Réza Nahaboo

Since the beginning of the spread of the virus, all industries worldwide have been heavily affected. It has consequently left its impact on the wine market which has started to deteriorate at the announcement of the cancellation of some major local, national or international events. Amid these events, Divinum Switzerland, where I have the honour of being the ambassador and that allows more than 300 winemakers to exhibit their products and participate in maintaining existing and developing...
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Derbyshire 80 Clay Cross the other side of the A61the industrial side of Chesterfield

Sometimes you have to try something different . Chesterfield area is not all Peak District pretty . Nor is full to the brim with pretty stone cottages . Stone walls fields and Bluebell Woods . There is another side . The A61 divides the two halves . The P
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George Town 22 24.04.19

My trip to Georgetown was a real adventure indeed. And not the kind I would like to repeat..I took the ferry from Ko Phi Phi to Krabi and as I got to the port hitchhiking I thought it would be just as easy to get a ride back into town. I did get one
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European, Middle Eastern & African Stocks - Bloomberg Today's closing #UAE #SaudiArabia #Qatar

European, Middle Eastern & African Stocks - Bloomberg:Updated stock indexes in Europe, Middle East & Africa. Get an overview of major indexes, current values and stock market data in Europe, UK, Germany, Russia & more. [Author: [email protected] (Rupert Neil Bumfrey)]
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Back to Business as Usual? | By Jason Lee

Lately, I have read so many articles on what to do when this is all over. They offer suggestions on what to do now to prepare for when the business comes back. At a certain point in an extraordinary event such as COVID-19, we need to change our focus. From "before, during, and after" to "now and moving forward."
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How Travel Companies Can Remain Resilient During the COVID-19 Crisis | By Dan Lubetsky

The Coronavirus is having a dramatic effect on every aspect of our lives, presenting a once-in-a-generation test of business continuity and planning. The travel industry is experiencing particularly challenging times, but it's important to remember that someday, hopefully soon, people will start to travel again. Travel always bounces back after crises! How brands respond now and how they engage travelers during these difficult times will determine how quickly business is able to rebound.
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34.den madeira cristo rei

Na ranajky spravena omeleta z cukiny a fazule. Po jedle zbalenie rozpadajuceho batuzku voda salam syr eps chleba paprika susene hrusky a smer cca 8km vzdialeny cristo rei v casti a mi ukazali dve odlisne trasy nakoniec s
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Notre-Dame de Paris, As She Was

It's been one year since Notre-Dame de Paris was almost destroyed by a devastating fire. Sadly, the re-construction has been temporarily put on hold due to the Covid-19 virus lock down in France.I so look forward to the day when her famous roof and spire will once again grace the skyline of Paris! The city isn't the same without her.#Parissesouvient [Author: Jennifer]
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With Tourism Stalled, Tiny Faroe Islands Found a Fun Way to Gamify Your Virtual Visit

It's tough to outdo yourself as a destination marketer when you've already put yourself on the map, literally, by strapping cameras to free-roaming sheep to get footage for Google Street View. Or when you famously shut the island once a year to give it a spring cleaning, closing it to all visitors-except, in a stroke...
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Human lives matter more than education, but humans can still learn

The lockdown has exposed gross inequalities in education and society, but also gives us the opportunity to find new solutions The post Human lives matter more than education, but humans can still learn appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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For the First Time, DoubleTree by Hilton Reveals Official Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe so Bakers Can Create the Warm, Welcoming Treat at Home

For the first time ever, DoubleTree by Hilton is sharing the official bake-at-home recipe for the brand's beloved and delicious chocolate chip cookie, so at-home bakers can create the warm and comforting treat in their own kitchens.
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COVID-19 Response: How Hilton Hotels Are Supporting Our Communities Around the World

Throughout its 101-year history, Hilton has operated in times of crisis and tapped its network of partners, suppliers and team members to provide hospitality and support to communities in need. The COVID-19 outbreak is no exception. Our hotels around the world continue to amaze us with their hospitality at this time. The live blog below will serve to recognize some of those acts.
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Biometrics security technology developer BioCatch raises $145M

BioCatch, a developer of biometrics security technology, said it has raised $145 million in its latest round of funding. The company’s technology tracks user behavior on websites to determine if a customer is real or a fraudster, according to a statement. Its technology is now used by more than 40 of the largest global financial institutions, the company said. That top tier client list is likely one reason why the company was able to attract the Bain Capital Tech Opportunities investment t...
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An extraordinary journey to......our HOMES

Just as despair can come to one only from other human beings hope too can be given to one only by other human beings. Elie WieselThere is no doubt social media has had a strangely perverse impact on this whole Covid19 pandem
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