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Galettes aux fanes et chips de betterave

En ce moment, je me réjouis de mes virées (pluri-)hebdomadaires à « la ferme » située à deux pas de chez moi et reprise depuis l’année dernière par un jeune couple en maraîchage « Nature & progrès ». Non seulement cela me rappelle les mercredis deLire la suite [Author: MamRanClea09]
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Mayors seek own path: Hawaii Island opts out of pre-travel testing, maintains visitor quarantine; Kauai request for post-arrival COVID-19 test denied; 11k behind on their rent, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Big Island opts out of pre-travel testing program. Hawaii island Mayor Harry Kim said he is opting out of the state’s pre-travel testing program starting on Oct. 15, which means mainland visitors going to the Big Island still will be required to quarantine for 14 days. Star-Advertiser.Ige denies county’s proposed second-test program. Gov. David Ige has declined the county’s plans for a 72-hour post-travel COVID-19 test, or two-test program, for incoming travelers to Kaua‘i. Garden Island.Ige de...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, City Council, Pacific, Maria, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Department Of Health, Hawai, Honolulu, Hawaii County, Hart, Wailuku, Oahu


A Few

I have a few photos to post. It’s been raining a lot here so I haven’t been out much. This photo is obviously not taken in France. They do have pumpkins here but not in piles like you see in the States. I love Autumn. A full moon rising on the night I went to see the Eiffel Tower lit up in pink. A rainbow sort of piercing a cloud after a rain storm and as the sun set.
Tags: Travel, Photos, France, Paris, Eiffel Tower, States, Sunset, Full Moon, Pumpkins


Little Tokyo bar books and a bare belly

Before beers were served and meat grilled, the late afternoon light allowed just enough time for a book and a baring of the midriff.
Tags: Travel, Photography, Food And Drink, Tokyo


#Finablr is sinking before it has learnt to swim | Financial Times #AbuDhabi #UAE

Finablr is sinking before it has learnt to swim | Financial Times:Finablr, the cross-border payments business, has barely had time to float let alone sink. But it is sinking and within little more than a year of being listed. On Tuesday, its board announced it was giving the nod to flogging off its remaining assets after a jeremiad of woes. It is typically back-to-front.This is the Abu Dhabi-headquartered group that was listed on the London market in 2019 by BR Shetty, the tycoon who also brough...
Tags: Travel, UK, London, Abu Dhabi, Uae, Zug, NMC, Rothschild, UAE Exchange, Travelex, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Finablr, BR Shetty, Michael Tomalin, Guy Rothschild, Maclaren UK


Cacio e Pepe Stuffed Zucchini Flowers With Honey

It's zucchini flower season and these wonderful zucchini blossoms are wonderful stuffed with cheese and deep fried. I filled mine with a cacio e pepe style of filling with cheese and black pepper and then drizzled them with honey! This Dear Reader is the food of the gods (and yes, a pushy recipe)!
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Horwath HTL Sentiment Survey: Hungarian Hotel Market & COVID-19 Impact

Horwath HTL Hungary, in cooperation with the Hungarian Hotel & Restaurant Association, provides a snapshot report based on a national online sentiment survey to reflect on the unprecedented challenges in 2020, through the first- hand feedback of hoteliers.
Tags: Travel, Hungary, Hungarian Hotel Restaurant Association


The best compression socks

High-quality compression socks provide firm pressure from the ankle to the upper calf, giving your legs the support they need during exercise, travel, long workdays, and many other situations.Compression socks squeeze the walls of the veins and leg tissues to help improve circulation and the flow of the lymph fluids that bathe your legs' cells, resulting in less leg fatigue, achiness, and swelling.Our top pick, the CEP Progressive+ Compression Run Socks 2.0, provides firm pressure throughout the...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Compression Socks, Sports, Trends, Features, United States, Buying Guide, Progressive, Socks, Workout, Heather Grey, Zensah, James Brains, SB Sox, Swiftwick


$95,000 bespoke fragrances, $350 vintage reds, and an unseasonable boost in engagement rings: Some high-end sectors have been seeing a surge during the pandemic

Westend61 / Getty Images During lockdown, many wealthy Americans saw little impact on their incomes. At the same time, their outgoings cratered: Galas and charity events were canceled and vacations nixed. As a result, some high-end industries — think perfumes, fine wines, and jewelry — have seen a boost in business. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.  Perfumer Ben Krigler had a deadline to meet. He'd spent the last few months working on a bespoke fragrance for a client. T...
Tags: Travel, Texas, Australia, California, Life, La, Trends, Wealth, Diamond, Paris, Manhattan, Capri, Monte Carlo, Ritz, Cap, Moran


Oil ends up on supply issues, nixed U.S. stimulus talks a bearish sign | Reuters

Oil ends up on supply issues, nixed U.S. stimulus talks a bearish sign | Reuters: #Oil prices rose more than 2% on Tuesday, supported by expected supply disruptions from a hurricane approaching the Gulf of Mexico and an oil worker strike in Norway.The market slipped in post-settlement trading, however, after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was instructing his administration not to negotiate a stimulus package until after the Nov. 3 election.Brent crude futures LCOc1 settled at $42.65 a barre...
Tags: Travel, White House, Norway, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Gulf of Mexico, Trump, Reuters, U S Treasury, U S House, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Steven Mnuchin


Seven Tactics To Keep Your Hotel's Distribution Healthy And Highly Profitable | By Mark Haywood

Efficient distribution is fundamental for the long-term health of your hotel chain. Getting each property's inventory in front of the right guests at the right time at the right price means that you can convert more guests and enjoy profitable revenue management.
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Virgin’s Chief Brand Officer Steps Down as It Revamps Rewards Program, Restructures Leadership

Virgin Group's chief brand officer Lisa Thomas is stepping down from her role, the brand announced today, as the leadership team undergoes a restructuring that will bring its Virgin Red rewards program closer to the main brand. The conglomerate won't be replacing Thomas when she leaves at the end of the month--instead, Virgin Red CEO...
Tags: Travel, Advertising, Virgin, Virgin Group, Thomas, C-Suite, Lisa Thomas, Leadership & Talent


Virgin’s Chief Brand Officer Is Out as It Revamps Rewards Program, Restructures Leadership

Virgin Group's chief brand officer Lisa Thomas is leaving the company, the brand announced today, as the leadership team undergoes a restructuring that will bring its Virgin Red rewards program closer to the main brand. The conglomerate won't be replacing Thomas when she leaves at the end of the month--instead, Virgin Red CEO Andrew Swaffield...
Tags: Travel, Advertising, Virgin, Virgin Group, Thomas, C-Suite, Lisa Thomas, Leadership & Talent


#Saudi outperforms Gulf markets, while #UAE shares were subdued | Reuters

Saudi outperforms Gulf markets, while UAE shares were subdued | Reuters:Saudi Arabia’s stock market ended higher on Tuesday, boosted by gains in the banking sector, while shares in the United Arab Emirates were subdued amid a spike in new coronavirus cases.Saudi Arabia's benchmark index .TASI advanced 1.4%, with Al Rajhi Bank 1120.SE rising 1.7% and Savola Group 2050.SE jumping 4.9%.The kingdom’s non-oil private sector returned to growth in September for the first time in seven months, a survey ...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Uae, Gulf, Reuters, Adi, QNB, Tasi, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Industries Qatar, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank ADCB, Savola Group


BNY Mellon Lands a Big Ally for Its Expansion in #SaudiArabia - Bloomberg

BNY Mellon Lands a Big Ally for Its Expansion in Saudi Arabia - Bloomberg:Bank of New York Mellon Corp., the world’s largest custody bank, is pushing deeper into Saudi Arabia through a deal with an arm of the country’s biggest bank.The firm joined NCB Capital, a unit of National Commercial Bank, to seek institutional investors in the kingdom for BNY Mellon’s “global custody and associated asset-servicing activities,” according to a statement to be released Tuesday.Under the agreement, investors ...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, BNY Mellon, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, NCB Capital, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, National Commercial Bank, Saudi Arabia Bloomberg, SaudiArabia Bloomberg, Hani Kablawi BNY Mellon


#UAE News: #AbuDhabi’s ADIA to Invest $750 Million in Mukesh Ambani’s Retail Unit - Bloomberg

UAE News: Abu Dhabi’s ADIA to Invest $750 Million in Mukesh Ambani’s Retail Unit - Bloomberg:A unit of Abu Dhabi Investment Authority will invest 55.1 billion rupees ($750 million) in Reliance Industries Ltd.’s retail arm, as billionaire Mukesh Ambani continues to enlist marquee backers for the business and adding to the $4.4 billion he has mopped up in recent weeks.ADIA will buy a 1.2% stake in Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., according to an exchange filing Tuesday, valuing the business at 4.29 ...
Tags: Travel, Abu Dhabi, Silver Lake, Reliance Industries Ltd, TPG, ADIA, Mukesh Ambani, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Ambani, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Abudhabi, Facebook Inc Google, Jio Platforms Ltd, Retail Unit Bloomberg, Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd, RRVL


Hawaii’s Big Island opts out of pre-travel testing + more Hawaii tourism reopening news

We’re just nine days from the October 15th start of the pre-travel testing program, yet, there’s still quite a bit of chaos around it. Yesterday, some new answers emerged, but new questions developed, too. Hawaii’s Big Island opts out of pre-travel testing program Governor Ige has given each island county the option to opt out of the pre-travel testing program per the Star Advertiser. The mayor of the Big Island has decided to not participate in the pre-travel testing program. Anyone coming t...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, Molokai, Ige, Hawaii Big Island, Coronavirus COVID 19, Maui Kauai Lanai


Generator & Freehand Hotels Selects Duetto’s Revenue Strategy Platform

Generator & Freehand Hotels, two of the world's leading providers of design-led shared accommodation, has partnered with Duetto, hospitality's innovative software as a service provider of revenue strategy solutions, to maximize on revenue opportunities as it streamlines operations.
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What’s on the Minds of Hospitality HR Professionals in Europe

The HSMAI Foundation and HSMAI Europe hosted a virtual Executive Roundtable for hotel chief human resources officers across Europe on Sept. 16 to discuss current and potential future challenges they are facing in the new world of COVID-19. J. Bruce Tracey, Ph.D., editor of Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, professor of management at Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration, and member of the HSMAI Foundation Board of Trustees, facilitated the discussion. HSMAI Americas hosted a si...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Asia Pacific, HSMAI Foundation, Bruce Tracey, Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, HSMAI Foundation Board of Trustees


Langogo Summit Pro: Record, Transcribe, Translate Speech w/ Global WiFi Review

Check it out on Kickstarter.com We got a chance to check out the new product from Langogo that is now up on Kickstarter. It is a solid piece of hardware that does an excellent job! It reminds me of early iPhones with plenty of features, apps, etc. This is a must for travelers or folks interacting with different languages. The build and use is great and works wonders. Tons of features and well thought out operation. It’s fairly thin and easy to carry and travel with fitting in any pocket....
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Google, Microsoft, Seo, OCR, Apple App Store, Harman Kardon, Amazon AWS, Chris Voss, Langogo, Notta, Langogo Summit Pro


Choice Hotels' Emerging Markets Team Signs Largest Minority Multi-Unit Franchise Agreement In Program History

ROCKVILLE, - Choice Hotels International, Inc.'s (NYSE: CHH) one-of-a-kind emerging markets franchise development program has awarded a contract to Fredric Washington to develop six hotels. This new contract with an African American entrepreneur represents the largest minority multi-unit franchise agreement executed in the program's history.
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How SensorFlow Helps Hotels during Post-COVID-19 Period | By Saikrishnan Ranganathan

As the biggest industry impacted by the global pandemic, global travel was estimated to lose up to US$880 billion and the hospitality industry is following suit. The situation in Southeast Asia is just as dire.
Tags: Travel, Southeast Asia, US, Saikrishnan Ranganathan


Is Silofit ‘Gym on Demand’ the Future of the Fitness Industry? | By Alan Young

You've been at the gym for 30 minutes already and, somehow, the squat rack still appears to be taken. You train your eyes on the seemingly coveted piece of equipment while pushing through a final set on the leg press machine, before clueing in to the hovering presence behind you. Before you can even exhale through your last rep, your new (uninvited) sweaty friend interjects — "Hey, um, are you almost done?". You don't appreciate his impatience, but you give him the go-ahead in the hopes t...
Tags: Travel, Toronto, Alan Young, Valenta, Silofit, COVID, Silofit Silofit, Silofit Wilfred Valenta


UNWTO and IATA Sign Agreement to Restore Confidence in International Aviation

Ahead of the G20 summit of the world's largest economies, which includes a dedicated tourism segment, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Air Transport Association (IATA), as the two parties work together to restart global tourism. Highlighting UNWTO's unique status as a bridge between the UN system and the private sector, the new agreement will focus on enhancing consumer confidence in travel and placing sustainability at...
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Beauty of Yarmouth County - Part 4

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Top five mobility startups to showcase at TC Sessions: Mobility 2020

Tonight, 10 disruptive mobility companies pitched on the virtual TechCrunch stage for a spot at TC Sessions: Mobility 2020. Each company pitched for one minute followed by a Q&A with our expert panel of judges – Shahin Farshchi (Lux Capital), Natalia Quintero (Transit Tech Lab) and Rachel Holt (Construct Capital). The judges heard each founder and then selected the top five companies to pitch on the main stage at Mobility 2020. These companies will speak on the same stage as Waymo COO – Tekedra ...
Tags: Travel, TC, Rachel Holt, TC Sessions: Mobility 2020, Nancy Sun, Waymo COO Tekedra Mawakana Ike Robotics


Here’s what’s happening today at TC Sessions: Mobility 2020

Mobility enthusiasts from around the world, welcome to Day One of TC Sessions: Mobility 2020! Get ready for two days of programming dedicated to the people and technology behind the transformation of transportation. Mobility’s a rapidly evolving revolution, and we’re thrilled to have the community’s best founders, investors and technologists standing by ready to help you build your startup, expand your portfolio or take your career to the next level. Ready to get your mobility mojo moving? Here’...
Tags: Travel, Startups, Danielle Harris, Lucid Motors, Pasquale Romano, Peter Rawlinson, Olaf Sakkers, Dmitry Shevelenko, TC Sessions: Mobility 2020, Reilly Brennan Amy Gu, Avra van der Zee


Guest Post: Michelle (aka momof5)

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 /...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Boston, Massachusetts, US, Paris, Newfoundland, John F Kennedy, Provence, Michelle, Soviet Union, Boston University, Corey, Tanglewood, Peace Corps, Axel


Till and Ibrahim launch Energy & Environment Alliance

Peter Till, Managing Director of Choice Hotels UK & Western Europe and Ufi Ibrahim, the former CEO of the British Hospitality Association, today announced the launch of The Energy & Environment Alliance, a new coalition of hospitality businesses and investors, to transform the industry to become climate positive. Peter Till will be the Chairman and Ufi Ibrahim, the CEO.
Tags: Travel, Peter, Ibrahim, Ufi Ibrahim, British Hospitality Association, UK Western Europe, Environment Alliance, Energy Environment Alliance, Peter Till


European, Middle Eastern & African Stocks - Bloomberg #UAE #Kuwait #Israel #SaudiArabia #Qatar close

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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