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2020 Bentley Flying Spur Review: Superior comfort and performance

What can I say? It’s a Bentley. It’s lovely. The Bentley new Flying Spur is a luxury super sedan. It packs a larger engine than most sports cars, has four heavenly seats, and glides over the road like soap on a shower floor. This example costs $279,000, so I would expect nothing less. This sedan is supremely comfortable, and yet it packs a powerful punch. Bentley says the W12 engine lets it hit 207 mph though I had no reason to verify that claim. Going fast means arriving at a destination sooner...
Tags: Travel, TC, Cars, Vw, Bmw, Volkswagen, Audi, Driver, Mercedes, Bentley, Cadillac, Don, Audi Mercedes, Sedans, BMW Audi, Bentley Mulsanne Backseat


MIDEAST STOCKS-Profit-taking weighs on #Dubai; #Saudi rises as bank stocks gain - Agricultural Commodities - Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS-Profit-taking weighs on Dubai; Saudi rises as bank stocks gain - Agricultural Commodities - Reuters:Dubai's stock market fell on Tuesday,snapping six sessions of gains, dragged by property shares andprofit-taking, while the Saudi index rose modestly.Dubai's main share index retreated 1.8%, draggeddown by a 4.1% fall in blue-chip developer Emaar Properties and a 3.9% decline in Emaar Development.Mall operators in the Gulf region are delaying newmega-projects as the COVID-19 pandemi...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Gulf, Emaar Properties, EFG Hermes, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Agricultural Commodities Reuters, AlRajhi Bank, Emaar Development Mall, Sulaiman Al Habib MedicalServices


Hawaii Legislature to take up police misconduct bill, Ige asks participants in Black Lives Matter rallies to self-isolate, military travel restrictions lifted, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Police on parade, file photo, ©2020 All Hawaii News Hawaii House Speaker Says Cop Misconduct Bill Is ‘On Our Radar’. The House and Senate are reviewing a measure requiring more disclosure on the part of police agencies that stalled last year after passing both chambers. Civil Beat.Gov. Ige asks protesters from weekend Black Lives Matter rallies to voluntarily self-isolate. Gov. David Ige today requested that participants in Black Lives Matter protests over the weekend consider self-isolat...
Tags: Travel, Minneapolis, Senate, Department Of Defense, Hawaii, House, Pentagon, Catholic, Council, Black Lives Matter, Big Island, Kauai, Maui, Trump, Koko, Hawai


How to Use Your Credential Evaluation for Employment, Education, and Professional Licensure

by  WES Global Talent Bridge A credential evaluation can help you gain access to educational and employment opportunities in the United States and Canada. The benefits of a credential evaluation report include: Receive recognition for your previous studies.Meet requirements for university admissions.Transfer earned credits from your school to a new college or university in North America.Obtain professional licensing and employment. These reports help employers, licensing boards, and admission...
Tags: Travel, Canada, United States, North America, Andy Rodriguez, Because World Education Services, World Education Services WES


The perils of following computer models intead of evidence based science...

Canada's response to the novel coronavirus, like much of the world, was based not so much on science as on computer generated model predictions.  Predictions of 200,000 people dying with no action taken, and even still 100K with mitigation efforts meant our health care system was forecast to be overrun with Covid-19 patients in either case.   Our ICUs didn't have the capacity to deal with all the patients computer models said would be resulting.  Ontario premier Doug Ford  released more recen...
Tags: Travel, Canada, Ontario, Doug Ford, Gordie Canuk


More than 60% of the world's students are no longe...

More than 60% of the world's students are no longer receiving their typical education, according to UNESCO. Because of the novel coronavirus, schools in 186 countries closed down — some for the remainder of the academic year.
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A wonderfully ramshackle old Tokyo restaurant

When in a new area and it’s fast approaching lunch time, there’s always the hope that an interesting little place will present itself. And for me at least the Chinese restaurant below was pretty much perfect, as it’s old, cosy and happily displays all the dilapidation of its five-plus decades in operation.
Tags: Travel, Photography, Food And Drink, Tokyo


Japanese Miso Eggplant Nasu Dengaku

This miso eggplant or nasu dengaku is something really special. Baking the eggplant makes it velvety soft and melt in the mouth while the miso sauce is a very simple mixture of ingredients that you brush over and then grill! This is a pushy recipe Dear Reader!
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Nile River Cruise in Egypt

CLICK HERE TO VIEW A ONE-HOUR INFORMATIONAL VIDEO Nile River Cruise in Egypt A Nile River Cruise in Egypt is a very popular travel experience. In fact, Nile River cruises generally require booking two or more years in advance. On June 1, 2020, AmaWaterways released its 2021/2022 The Secrets of Egypt & The Nile river cruise. What a unique opportunity.  Book a Nile river cruise without a long wait. Let’s take a peek at AmaWaterway’s newest river cruise: The 11-night AmaWaterways cruise offe...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Unesco, Egypt, Queens, Memphis, Abu Simbel, Luxor, Cairo, Giza, Nile River, Riverview, Aswan, AmaWaterways, Nile River Cruise, Mena House


Oil rises as production curbs face renewed demand fears - Reuters

Oil rises as production curbs face renewed demand fears - Reuters:Oil prices rose on Tuesday, as optimism about recent commitments from major oil producers to curb production offset concerns about a resurgence in coronavirus cases.Brent crude rose 38 cents, or 0.9%, to settle at $41.18 a barrel. West Texas Intermediate crude (WTI) rose 75 cents, or 2%, to end at $38.94 a barrel.The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, Russia and other producers, a group known as OPEC+, on Saturday ...
Tags: Travel, Opec, United Arab Emirates, Reuters, Saudi Arabia Kuwait, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


Another Day Another Walk

We met at the Orsay Museum again for another walk. A long boat serenely going by the Orsay Museum. A statue of Thomas Jefferson. He was the ambassador to France before he became president of the USA. The gardens are now open. This was the first day to enter the Tuleries Gardens. It was pretty empty at 8 am but I bet it was really full by the afternoon. The flowers bloomed even though there was no one there to see them.
Tags: Travel, Photos, Usa, France, Paris, Seine, Rose, Thomas Jefferson, Orsay Museum, Tuleries Garden, Tuleries Gardens


Las Vegas Turns the Lights Back On to Tell Travelers It’s Open for Business

The famous neon lights of The Strip are back on in Sin City in the latest ad enticing visitors to return to Las Vegas. In the spot, a tuxedo-clad man flips a master switch that is (magically) connected to every major casino on The Strip, which come to life one after the other, including the...
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Kinbrook Island Provincial Park – A Prairie Oasis

When Alberta Parks got the go-ahead back in May to open parks for camping at half capacity beginning in June, I was intent on getting some reservations to parks and backcountry campgrounds I’d never visited before. A getaway to local provincial parks may not be as exciting as travel to far-flung places around the globe, but I am truly thrilled just to be out of Calgary and exploring a new part of Alberta. Kinbrook Island Provincial Park, near Brooks in eastern Alberta is the first reservation ...
Tags: Travel, John, Baltimore, Alberta, Calgary, Birding, Brooks, Southern Alberta, Dinosaur Provincial Park, John McAdam, Broken Group of Islands, Alberta Parks, Alberta provincial parks, Kinbrook Island Provincial Park, Prairie Oasis, Alberta Kinbrook Island Provincial Park


Cunard Cancels All Cruises Through Most of November

If you were planning to take a transatlantic crossing, or any cruise aboard Queen Mary 2 this summer or fall, you’re out of luck.  Just announced, Cunard cancels a new round of cruises once again.  Cunard cancels cruises extending for nearly six more months Cunard Read More The post Cunard Cancels All Cruises Through Most of November appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, Carnival, Cunard, Cruise News, Queen Mary


Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index rises 1.7% in May

The Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index rose 1.7% in May to a level of 3,232. Year to date through the first five months of 2020, the stock index was down 38.7%. "Hotel stocks were relatively flat in May, which reflected underperformance during the first part of the month but a sharp reversal in the back half of May as the broader re-opening trade gained momentum and stock prices recovered,"said Michael Bellisario, senior hotel research analyst and director at Baird. "Industry data continues to b...
Tags: Travel, Europe, China, Hotel, MSCI, Amanda Hite, Michael Bellisario, Hotel Brand, Baird Industry


“Tourism can be a platform for overcoming the pandemic. By bringing people together, tourism can promote solidarity and trust”: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

As UNWTO leads the restart of tourism, the Secretary-General of the United Nations has sent a message to the world, highlighting the sector's unique role in advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and in protecting the most vulnerable members of our societies.
Tags: Travel, United Nations, Un, Antonio Guterres, UNWTO


African Destinations Meet to Plan Growth and Sustainable Future for Tourism

Recovery and resilience were the central themes as the members of the World Tourism Organization's Regional Commission for Africa (CAF) met for the 63rd time today. Reflecting the extraordinary circumstances, the meeting was held virtually, bringing together Ministers of Tourism from across the region with representatives of the African Union, the West African Monetary Union and from the private sector, to plot a united course towards a stronger and better tourism sector.
Tags: Travel, African Union the West African Monetary Union


Wischermann Partners Selects ProfitSword to Provide Seamless Access to Real-Time Performance Data with ProfitSage

Headquartered in the Twin Cities (Minneapolis, Minnesota), Wischermann Partners, Inc. was founded on the principle of serving as a unique and innovative, results-driven hospitality management company capable of creating truly memorable guest experiences. To achieve this goal, company representatives share a commitment to pairing exceptional property design and functionality with a culture that promotes service excellence.
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Oil dips on oversupply concerns and stronger dollar - Reuters

Oil dips on oversupply concerns and stronger dollar - Reuters:Oil prices fell on Tuesday, weighed down by a stronger dollar and oversupply concerns after it was announced that a trio of Gulf producers would end voluntary output cuts.Brent crude was down 52 cents, or 1.3%, at $40.28 a barrel by 1340 GMT. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude fell 27 cents, or 0.7%, to $37.92.A “slightly stronger U.S. dollar ... is weighing on crude prices. Also the prospect of higher production from Saudi Arabia, K...
Tags: Travel, Opec, Ubs, Oman, Gulf, Reuters, Giovanni, Saudi Arabia Kuwait UAE, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


The future ain’t what it used to be in first Bill & Ted Face the Music Trailer

If there’s one lesson I’ve learned these last few months, it’s that life rarely works out as planned. One minute you’re the sole two members of the band whose music has been prophesied to heal the world and usher in a new era of peace, and the next you wake up middle-aged playing some barstool dive. One thing we can say for certain is that things didn’t quite workout as planned for the members of the Wyld Stallyns. Nearly 30 years after their Bogus Journey, San Dimas’s favorite sons have retu...
Tags: Travel, Entertainment, George Carlin, Bill, Keanu Reeves, Kid Cudi, Kristen Schaal, Chris Matheson, Alex Winter, Ed Solomon, William Sadler, Parisot, Bill Ted Face, Bogus Journey San Dimas


Dear Sophie: Which visa should a startup pursue to hire someone from Mexico?

Sophie Alcorn Contributor Share on Twitter Sophie Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Immigration Law in Silicon Valley and 2019 Global Law Experts Awards’ “Law Firm of the Year in California for Entrepreneur Immigration Services.” She connects people with the businesses and opportunities that expand their lives. More posts by this contributor Dear Sophie: Can I create a startup on a dependent visa from Australia? ...
Tags: Travel, Work, Startups, Column, Australia, California, Mexico, US, Policy, Canada, Silicon Valley, Lawyers, H-1b Visa, Sophie, Petaluma, Alcorn


TraknProtect Launches TraknKleen™ Technology Solution to Promote Hotel Cleanliness, Guest Safety and Wellbeing

TraknProtect, a pioneer of location-based technology purpose-built for the hotel environment, today announces the launch of TraknKleenTM, a new IoT technology solution designed to help hotels further enhance housekeeping operations, while providing guests with security and peace of mind during post-COVID travel. TraknKleenTM trilaterates data from multiple sources, such as housekeeping carts, I.D. cards, cleaning supplies, and other assets, to automatically track the date, time, and durat...
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Google Maps will show COVID-19 travel alerts, crowdedness predictions

• “New transit alerts show you when your trip is likely to be affected by COVID-19 restrictions” • “Safely avoid crowds on public transit” “In our latest release of Google Maps on Android and iOS, we’re introducing features to help you easily find important information if you need to venture out, whether it’s by car or public transportation,” says Google Maps Product Management Director Ramesh Nagarajan in a blog post announcing some new COVID-19 features for the navigation app. Excerpt: Wh...
Tags: Travel, Google, Post, Business, Maps, Technology, News, Tech News, Google Maps, Navigation, Canada Mexico, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Ramesh Nagarajan


Over 50% of Americans Have Canceled Their Summer Travel Plans

Although recent reports of a recovering travel industry have offered a glimmer of hope, more than half of Americans have already canceled their summer vacation plans after weathering the initial outbreak of Covid-19. According to a survey of 1,500 Americans taken by FinanceBuzz in early May, 56% of Americans had already canceled their summer travel...
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School Lunch Idea: Chicken Tikka Quesadilla

When we first enrolled Little Dude at a playschool, I was giddy with excitement over the opportunity to pack him a lunchbox every day. My head buzzed with a variety of healthy school lunch ideas of tiny portions of homemade gourmet meals, like this Chicken Tikka Quesadilla, all wrapped up and sent off with love. Alas, that was never to happen. As luck would have it, Little Dude went to a playschool that prided itself in serving healthy, well-balanced meals to every student on a daily basis. And ...
Tags: Travel, RECIPES: NON-VEGETARIAN, KIDS LUNCHBOX IDEAS, 30-Minutes or Less


Chicken Tikka Quesadilla

When we first enrolled Little Dude at a playschool, I was giddy with excitement over the opportunity to pack him a lunchbox every day. My head buzzed with a variety of healthy school lunch ideas of tiny portions of homemade... The post Chicken Tikka Quesadilla appeared first on Hooked on Heat.
Tags: Travel, RECIPES: NON-VEGETARIAN, KIDS LUNCHBOX IDEAS, Pantry Meals, 30-Minutes or Less


Bento boxes and hybrid set-ups: Kempinski Hotels get ready for the "new" way of hosting Meetings and Events

Alternative venues play a key role in the recovery of the meeting and event industry and will require major adjustment from hotels when hosting meetings or conferences and getting back to in-person functions. To lower the risk for event planners and to add a layer of security, Kempinski Hotels are are enhancing their set-ups by focusing on health and safety protocols, social distancing arrangements, as well as adaptations in food and beverage service.
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Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG) Awarded Management of Four Upscale Hotels

Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG), an Atlanta-based, private hotel investment, ownership and management company, today announced it has assumed management of a four-hotel portfolio of upper upscale and upscale independent and Hilton-branded hotels located in Fla., Okla., and Texas. The 248-room Hilton Dallas/Southlake Town Square, the 227-room Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park, the 161-room Hilton Garden Inn Oklahoma City Airport and the 139-room Islander Resort on the beach ...
Tags: Travel, Texas, Atlanta, Hilton, ISLAMORADA Fla, Hospitality Ventures Management Group HVMG, Fla Okla, Hilton Dallas Southlake Town Square, Hilton St Petersburg Carillon Park, Hilton Garden Inn Oklahoma City Airport, Islander Resort, Hobbs Curry Family Limited Partnership LLP


Comwell Hotels Denmark Selects Agilysys InfoGenesis Point-of-Sale (POS) SaaS Solution For Business Transformation

Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading global provider of next-generation hospitality software solutions and services, today announced that Comwell Hotels, headquartered in Denmark, has selected Agilysys' award-winning InfoGenesis POS SaaS application and InfoGenesis Flex tablet solutions for its business transformation initiative.
Tags: Travel, Denmark, Agilysys Inc, InfoGenesis Flex, Comwell Hotels


Top 7 Ideas For Couples in Dubai

Looking for a beautiful place to travel for you and your partner to create new memories, have thrilling adventures and fall even more in love? Look no farther than Dubai, your perfect romantic location. With so many incredible places to visit, you really can’t go wrong soaking up all of what Dubai has to offer. Below we have listed seven of our couple spots to visit while here.  Dubai Aquarium & Underwater ZooAs one of the most captivating attractions in Dubai, you’ll find you and your partne...
Tags: Travel, General, Dolphins, Dubai, Palm Atlantis, Couple Travel, Dubai Garden Glow, Marina Beach, Skydive Dubai, Dubai Opera, Dubai Aquarium, Dolphin Bay, Dubai Garden, Dubai Marina BeachDespite Dubai



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