Hawaii residents leaving state, Carnival cancels Hawaii cruises for the rest of 2020, BLM infiltrates Kauai Trump rally, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii farmers market, with flowers ©2020 All Hawaii News  Economists anticipate Hawaii’s shrinking population will decline further due to coronavirus. UH economists recently projected in a report that the state will see a net population loss of 19,000 over the next two years, which means an even bigger number of resident departures since that figure also takes into account the many people expected to move to Hawaii from other states and countries. Star-Advertiser.With no job prospects on...
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Vegan Shami Kebabs – A Simple Indian Thanksgiving Menu

Thanksgiving is always one of my favourite days of the year. For me, it’s the perfect excuse to fill your home with the people you love and spend the day eating good, comfort food – like these vegan Shami Kebabs! This year, Thanksgiving will look so very different from what we’re actually used to. But... The post Vegan Shami Kebabs – A Simple Indian Thanksgiving Menu appeared first on Hooked on Heat.
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Swedish Agency Creates Simple But Genius Social Distancing Hack––the ‘No Douche Bag’

When traveling on the packed commuter trains and buses of the pre-pandemic times (remember those?), it felt incredibly annoying when a fellow commuter took up a whole extra seat with their bag, selfishly leaving you to attempt to balance for the entire journey. But today, with Covid-19 still circulating and sadly claiming the lives of...
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A Sydney CBD Staycation

During these COVID times, you have to get a bit more creative with getting away. A staycation is one way to get a change of scenery without travelling too far. Laura and I have a girls' staycation at the Skye Suites in Sydney's CBD and enjoy the quiet charm of the city.
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Viking Opens 2022 Oberammergau Bookings

Viking Opens 2022 Oberammergau Bookings Viking River Cruises opens bookings for the 2022 Oberammergau Passion Play beginning today! And when you book with Roaming Boomers Travel Services, we have complimentary VIP perks to add to your booking. If you’re not familiar, this Passion Play has been performed every 10-years since 1634 by the inhabitants of the village of Oberammergau. Book with Roaming Boomers Travel.  We have VIP Perks! According to legend, an outbreak of bubonic plague devastat...
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The best hiking backpacks

A good hiking pack is an important piece of gear for day hikes, overnight camping trips, or treks into the backcountry.The best hiking backpacks should have these features in common: They allow you to haul all the hiking gear you need, are designed to be durable enough for several seasons, and they remain comfortable to wear no matter how many miles you're on the trail.Our top pick, the Osprey Atmos/Aura AG 65, is a feature-heavy pack that's versatile for a variety of wearers, spacious enough fo...
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#Dubai Buyout Firm Al Masah Liquidated After Its Founder Banned - Bloomberg

Dubai Buyout Firm Al Masah Liquidated After Its Founder Banned - Bloomberg:Al Masah Capital Ltd., once among the Persian Gulf’s most active private equity companies, is being liquidated after being fined for allegedly misleading investors about fees, according to court filings in the Cayman Islands.The company’s collapse comes after Dubai’s financial watchdog in May penalized Al Masah, its founder Shailesh Dash, and two other executives on accusations that they also provided unauthorized service...
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Israeli VC firm and #Dubai merchant family form tech funding alliance | Financial Times

Israeli VC firm and Dubai merchant family form tech funding alliance | Financial Times:A leading Israeli venture capital firm is teaming up with a major Dubai merchant family to launch a funding platform to facilitate technology investments between the United Arab Emirates and the Jewish state, in the first such tech alliance since the normalisation of UAE-Israeli relations.The tie-up between OurCrowd and Abdullah Al Naboodah’s business development unit, dubbed Phoenix Capital, will aim to creat...
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#Saudi outperforms in weak Gulf, while property shares weigh on #Dubai | Reuters

:Most major Middle Eastern markets ended lower on Monday with losses in real estate shares weighing on the Dubai index, while the Saudi market bucked the trend to close higher.The benchmark index .TASI in Saudi Arabia rose 1%, with oil giant Saudi Aramco 2222.SE gaining 2.1% and Al Rajhi Bank 1120.SE rising 1.1%.The kingdom shipped 6.1 million barrels per day of crude oil in September, slightly above August levels, and kept output steady at 8.974 million bpd last month, Reuters reported on Monda...
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Oil jumps 5% on Trump health update, Norway shutdowns | Reuters

Oil jumps 5% on Trump health update, Norway shutdowns | Reuters:Oil prices climbed more than 5% on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he will leave the hospital where he is being treated for COVID-19, while six Norwegian offshore oil and gas fields were shut as more workers joined a strike.Brent LCOc1 rose $2.02, or 5.1%, to settle at $41.29 a barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude CLc1 rose $2.17, or 5.9%, to settle at $39.22 a barrel.“A lot of people thought last week’s se...
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Links on covid hysteria sent by someone

Someone sent these links. Some might not be working. I’m noting them for the record. kit-277854-457.htm President John Magufuli of Tanzania: “Even Papaya and G...
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Allegiant Air Took a Prepandemic Bet, and It’s Already Paying Off

Even though it carries fewer passengers per day than the stadium that bears its name actually holds, Allegiant Air is a known brand nationwide. A leisure airline that predominately serves smaller markets, Allegiant made a big marketing bet before the pandemic, securing the naming rights to the Las Vegas Raider's stadium. A year later, it's...
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The Great Barrington Declaration EVERYONE CAN SIGN THIS DECLARATION PLEASE DO SO AT: As infectious disease epidemiologists and public health scientists we have grave concerns about the damaging physical and mental health impacts of the prevailing COVID-19 policies, and recommend an approach we call Focused Protection. Coming from both the left and right, and […]
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Airbnb is blocking one-night rentals over the Halloween weekend to prevent parties that could spread COVID-19

Johannes Schmitt-Tegge/picture alliance via Getty Images) Airbnb will not allow one-night stays during the Halloween weekend as a way to prevent parties, which can turn into coronavirus super-spreader events. For those who have made one-night reservations for that weekend, both the host and guests will be reimbursed. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Airbnb recently announced in a statement that it is barring one-night rentals on both October 30 and 31 as a way to preven...
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Singapore Airlines is turning a parked A380 superjumbo jet into a restaurant to cater to a travel-hungry population, and the most expensive meal is over $400

Singapore Airlines is offering on-the-ground experiences to satisfy the travel cravings of a grounded population. photosounds/Shutterstock Singapore Airlines is converting one of its Airbus A380 aircraft into a restaurant, catering to travel-hungry residents of the island nation. The Discover Your Singapore Airlines program aims to create unique aviation experiences while the population is largely grounded. The airline has severely cut its international flying schedule due to the COVID-19 ...
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Evolving To Normal – How Private Members Clubs Have Adapted | By Matt Peterson

As we fall into Fall, hospitality companies need to continue to think different. There is no playbook for a pandemic and what we may do one week can get turned upside down the following week due to a colour scheme and algorithm that is supposed to tell us if we are "safe" to operate. Regardless of opinion and political views, one thing is certain - we need to continue to attract more customers and find new ways to activate revenue.
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Highgate Growth Continues with Addition of 22 Lifestyle Properties In The U.S., Caribbean and Latam

Leading real estate investment and hospitality management company Highgate announced today it has assumed management of Trust Hospitality's portfolio assets, comprised of 22 hotels and resorts - approximately 3,100 rooms - throughout the U.S., Caribbean and Latin America. The portfolio includes a combination of existing and under development hotels and resorts.
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South Africa's Flyt Property Investment launches new hospitality group, WINK Aparthotels

The talk on the hospitality street is what Level 1 is going to do for the industry - how has lockdown affected the hotel landscape and its offering, will it recover, and what does the future hold? Local tourism is likely to drive this recovery until our international borders re-open, but what is this post-Covid guest looking for in terms of accommodation?
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Cruise Industry’s New Health Safety Protocols

CLICK IMAGE FOR LARGER VIEW Cruise Industry’s New Health Safety Protocols The cruise industry’s Healthy Sail Panel has just released 74 recommendations in their new health and safety protocols. In a video message to the cruise industry, Richard D. Fain, chairman and CEO of Royal Caribbean Group, mentioned that they plan to first run a series of sailings without guests onboard to assure compliance of their new protocols. Let’s take a peek at the Healthy Sail Panel’s press release: “New reco...
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I visited two high-end California hotels to compare their reopenings. Here's how they're taking care of guests — and why I hope some of these measures stick around.

Casa Terrazza at Hotel Casa del Mar in Santa Monica, CA. Hotel Casa del Mar Freelance writer Molly O'Brien visited two hotels in vastly different geographic locations — Santa Monica's Hotel Casa del Mar and Hotel Cerro in San Luis Obispo county — to compare and contrast their reopenings. While capacity and noise differed between the hotels, both had reopening plans with significant accommodations and enhanced safety protocols. O'Brien says neither experience felt cleaner or safer than the ...
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Selina Acquires Remote Year Brand and Doubles Down on Remote Work and Subscription Model

Selina, the global hospitality platform, has today announced its acquisition in an all-stock transaction of the Remote Year's brand and customer base. Remote Year empowers professionals to embrace the remote work movement by taking their careers outside of the traditional office.
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Jumeirah Group presents FoodieKiDS

Curated for and with little ones, FoodieKiDS has been created following in-depth global research into children's eating habits and parents' challenges when dining out or on holiday.
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Going the Distance: 3 tips for essential travel

Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis, coined the term 'Reiseangst' (from the German, 'fear of travel'). While we've seen a raft of new phrases in the last six months, this one's ripe for a revival. Even the most seasoned travelers find themselves weighed down with concerns that didn't exist previously. It's not surprising. Restrictions on international travel are slowly easing but they remain fluid. Quarantine requirements could change last-minute, there are fewer available routes...
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Beauty of Yarmouth County - Part 3

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Guest Post: Helene Louise Daniels

This November my blog will be 16 years old. To celebrate I have asked you my readers to submit a Guest Post for my blog as a way of celebrating our connectedness as a community through social media.  I hope you will send me your story or at least a glimpse into your life (please send your story and JPEG photos through email.) I feel I know so many of you through the comment section and emails I hope this will introduce you to one another. Thank you in advance for being part of French la Vie /...
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Banyan Tree Group Is Prioritising Mental Wellbeing For Customers And Associates Alike

Banyan Tree Group rolls out 3 pioneering groupwide initiatives to promote wellbeing, particularly mental wellbeing, during Covid and beyond. Ahead of World Mental Health Day 2020, it advocates for more corporate leaders to invest in mental health and align to WHO's call to action to redress the historical neglect of this area.
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Indonesia Becomes First Signatory Of UNWTO Tourism Ethics Convention

The Republic of Indonesia has become the first signatory of the Framework Convention on Tourism Ethics, the landmark instrument created to ensure global tourism is fair, inclusive, more transparent, and works for everyone.
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The full text of the judgement striking down the Pennsylvania lockdowns

This video provides a good summary (the first lecture – by Robert Barnes | Barnes Law, LLP) Cnty. of Butler v. Wolf UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIASep 14, 2020Civil Action No. 2:20-cv-677 (W.D. Pa. Sep. 14, 2020 Source of the judgement PDF of the judgement HTML – see. COUNTY OF […]
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London regulator refuses to renew Ola’s operating license citing ‘public safety’

Ola has lost the license to operate in London due to public safety concerns, reported Sky News. London’s transport regulator — Transport for London (TfL) — told Ola it was not “fit or proper” to hold a private hire vehicle (PHV) license and refused to renew it. Ola had launched in the city just earlier this year in February 2020, partnering up with around 25,000 drivers. Ola had been granted a 15-month license in July 2019, which was up for renewal by October 3, 2020. Per UK law, Ola can appeal ...
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Horwath HTL Industry Report: Merging Medical and Wellness Tourism in Integrative Wellness Destinations

The concepts of wellness and medical tourism are becoming increasingly interwoven, with each industry incorporating aspects from one another. Wellness resorts, renowned for their holistic offering, are now incorporating diagnostics and advanced results-driven treatments as a part of their service platform. Meanwhile, medically-focused destinations are seeking to extend their offering by including various wellness services.
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