21 virtual wine tastings hosted by vineyards, experts, and winemakers from around the world — including a live Zoom tasting with Sarah Jessica Parker

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Getty Images Although states have continued phased reopenings, some states are experiencing an uptick in COVID-19 cases, and many people are still turning to online experiences for socializing.Wineries, winemakers, and wine connoisseurs are bringing the vineyards and tasting rooms straight to living rooms with virtual wine tastings.Many of the virtual tastings are free to join, and some ship wine r...
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Quality Inn Montgomeryville Adapts to Future of Streamed Guestroom Entertainment With BeyondTV GuestCast™ by Hotel Internet Services

Hotel Internet Services (HIS), a full-service provider of internet services and solutions, has been selected by Quality Inn Montgomeryville to provide its guests with the industry's latest in fully customizable in-room entertainment with the implementation of BeyondTV GuestCast. Identifying a need to modernize its television content offerings to mirror what guests are accustomed to when at home, Quality Inn Montgomeryville with BeyondTV Guestcast now joins a growing segment of the industr...
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Pandemic Pivot Part 2: Brewery Turns Boardroom and Restaurant Turns Downtime Into Bookable Office Space | By Alan Young

Bernard Lord once said, "Innovation doesn't always come in the form of a new product or technology. Sometimes it's about a new way to address an old problem." In the era of COVID-19, the problem we face is certainly new. Still, for many businesses, the solution isn't necessarily a new concept but rather a new way of providing an existing service. A new perspective in a world that is changing at an exceedingly rapid pace. Of course, we've faced no shortage of global events and disruption...
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Yarmouth My Home Town - Part 13

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

European, Middle Eastern & African Stocks - Bloomberg #UAE #Kuwait #Israel #SaudiArabia #Qatar close [Author: [email protected] (Rupert Neil Bumfrey)]
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'Hilo Boyz' in Congress, state lawmakers push Ige for statewide mask mandate, Blangiardi taps political insider for No. 2, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

U.S. Reps. Ed Case and Kai Kahele on Zoom ‘Hilo Boyz’ Ed Case And Kai Kahele Prepare For 2021. Both men will represent Hawaii in the U.S. House of Representatives after a contentious election year that saw Joe Biden defeat President Donald Trump. Civil Beat.Kai Kahele and Ed Case vow to work together to help Hawaii in U.S. Congress. U.S. Congressman Ed Case and Congressman-Elect Kai Kahele on Monday morning vowed to work together to help Hawaii receive the federal funding it critically ne...
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Une plaque de légumes rôtis et tout ce qui tourne autour

Je prends un plaisir immense à échanger avec les personnes qui me contactent pour un accompagnement personnalisé vers la cuisine végétarienne. Avec plusieurs d’entre elles, j’ai évoqué l’une de mes préparations fétiches qui revient sur la table plusieurs fois par semaine àLire la suite [Author: MamRanClea09]
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England, Scotland, Ireland Tour

CLICK FOR LARGE VIEW England, Scotland, Ireland Tour This 24-day England, Scotland, and Ireland Tour will take you to all of the most sought-after destinations in England and Ireland. From our friends at Insight Vacations, this tour is available in a classic group (up to 50 people) or a small group (up to 24 people). If these destinations have been sitting idle on your bucket list, then this is a wonderful way to check them off in one fell swoop. This epic adventure illuminates the hidd...
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An intense looking Shinto priest in Tokyo

Old and decaying Shinto torii gates are incredibly striking, but in their own way, so are the religion’s priests.
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Orange & Coconut Syrup Loaf Cake

Do you have an excess of oranges? This amazing orange syrup cake is moist and tangy thanks to the winning combination of orange and coconut. The orange and vanilla syrup helps keep it moist for a few days-that is, if it lasts that long! And it is frosted with a tangy orange buttercream frosting!
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United is bringing back its ultra-premium West Coast flights to JFK in 2021 complete with lie-flat seats to entice business travelers to return to the skies

A United Airlines Boeing 767-300ER. Lukas Wunderlich/ United Airlines is resuming premium flights from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport in February 2021. Los Angeles and San Francisco will see up to two daily flights each using specially-configured Boeing 767-300ER. The service is geared towards premium travelers with 46 lie-flat business class seats, 22 premium economy recliner seats, and 43 Economy Plus extra legroom seats. Visit Business Insider's homepag...
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Behind The Curtains, The Infrastructure Industry Works To Ensure Your Best Experience And Safety. | By Magno Fugisawa

The hospitality industry was hit hard by COVID-19, with significant impacts for the entire chain in its surroundings. Most people postponed their business or leisure travel plans overnight, bringing to the surface many uncertainties about the future of this market.
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Last Chance

I am obsessed with weather and often think I should have become a meteorologist instead of a nurse. I look at my weather app on my phone several times a day. I noticed yesterday that there will be a lot of rain in the coming days so early in the evening I forced myself to go out for a short walk, especially since I had spent all day mostly on my couch watching TV. I’m glad I did. It was the last chance before the rain arrived. I was happy to see a tourist boat on the river pretty full of to...
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Oil gains nearly 3% on vaccine hopes, even as nations reimpose lockdowns | Reuters

Oil gains nearly 3% on vaccine hopes, even as nations reimpose lockdowns | Reuters Oil ended nearly 3% higher on Tuesday as hopes that a COVID-19 vaccine is on the horizon outweighed worries about a drop in fuel demand from new lockdowns to contain the virus.Brent crude LCOc1 futures settled up $1.21, or 2.9%, at $43.61 per barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude CLc1 futures gained $1.07, or 2.7%, to $41.36.Both contracts jumped 8% on Monday, their biggest daily gains in more than five...
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Israeli Economy Seen Expanding 4.8% in 2021 If Vaccine Available - Bloomberg

Israeli Economy Seen Expanding 4.8% in 2021 If Vaccine Available - Bloomberg Israel’s economy will expand 4.8% next year if a Covid-19 vaccine is available by mid-year, according to the Finance Ministry’s Chief Economist Shira Greenberg.If the pandemic isn’t curbed, then output will only rise 2.2%, Greenberg said in a presentation at joint U.S.-Israel economic discussions. The Bank of Israel’s latest forecast in October projected a range of 1% to 6.5%. [Author: [email protected] (Rupert Nei...
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Hawaii vacation news: November 10, 2020

* Pearl Harbor National Memorial has modified their reservation system. Reservations can be made either up to a week or within 24 hours in advance. See their current reservation policies here. Reservations are not required, but some people prefer to have a secured time slot. * Thankfully, it seems that the rapid virus spread on Lana’i has subsided. For months the island of Lana’i had zero COVID cases, then, within a matter of days/weeks, case counts jumped up to over 100. The mayor of the count...
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Vizergy® Enhances Marketing System with Greater Targeting Capabilities

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 5, 2020 - Vizergy® Digital Marketing deploys software updates to meet ever-changing search engine algorithms, augment target marketing efforts and increase direct revenue for clients.
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Mansour bin Zayed issues resolution to form court specialising in money laundering and tax evasion crimes | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Mansour bin Zayed issues resolution to form court specialising in money laundering and tax evasion crimes | ZAWYA MENA Edition H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, ADJD, issued a resolution to establish a court specialising in money laundering and tax evasion crimes, under the framework of the department’s strategic priority to improve the litigation process and create a fair and just j...
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#AbuDhabi non-oil trade figures show Q3 coronavirus rebound - Arabianbusiness

Abu Dhabi non-oil trade figures show Q3 coronavirus rebound - Arabianbusiness Abu Dhabi's non-oil foreign trade saw a rebound from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic in the third quarter of 2020, achieving growth of 10 percent compared to the same period last year.According to figures released by the General Administration of Abu Dhabi Customs, Q3 trade totalled AED55 billion ($15 billion), with imports of AED21 billion, exports of AED25 billion, and re-exports of AED9 billion.Gold and jewel...
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Global DMC Partners Releases Results of Q3 Meetings & Events Survey

Global DMC Partners (GDP), the leading global network of independently owned destination management companies (DMCs) and creative event experts, today shared the results of its most recent Meetings & Events Pulse Survey, focusing on the widespread impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic across the MICE industry.
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MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf markets rally on vaccine optimism, oil price rise | Nasdaq

MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf markets rally on vaccine optimism, oil price rise | Nasdaq Major Gulf markets extended gains to end higher for a second straight session on Tuesday, as the progress in the development of a coronavirus vaccine boosted hopes of a global economic recovery.Pfizer Inc PFE.N on Monday said its COVID-19 vaccine, developed with German partner BioNTech SE BNTX.O, was more than 90% effective in preventing infection.The Gulf region also benefited from a rise in oil prices on the back of...
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IHG® Hotels & Resorts thanks essential workers with surprise trips and exclusive experiences

Since the coronavirus was declared a global pandemic early in 2020, we've relied on doctors, nurses, grocery store clerks, nonprofit workers and other essential workers more than ever. They've kept our communities healthy, fed, sheltered and safe while having to take additional precautions to look after their own wellbeing. As a company committed to True Hospitality, IHG® Hotels & Resorts has spent the last few months recognizing and celebrating these people to say "Thank You" for their w...
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What Is Hotel Feasibility Analysis?

Hotel Feasibility StudiesFeasibility studies are conducted by developers to analyze and confirm the optimal product to maximize market penetration, performance and the internal rate of return on investment (ROI) for the product's intended holding period. It is generally undertaken to provide objective and reliable information for the decision whether or not to pursue the project.
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SoftBank’s Vision Fund unit considers move to #AbuDhabi from UK | Financial Times

SoftBank’s Vision Fund unit considers move to Abu Dhabi from UK | Financial Times SoftBank has been holding internal discussions on whether to relocate the unit that manages its $100bn Vision Fund from the UK to Abu Dhabi, according to multiple people with direct knowledge of the talks. The move has been under discussion for several weeks within the Japanese technology conglomerate, these people said. It would be driven by a number of reasons, including a desire to lower its taxes and be cl...
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#AbuDhabi Looks to Desert and Space Farming to Boost Food Supply - Bloomberg

Abu Dhabi Looks to Desert and Space Farming to Boost Food Supply - Bloomberg Abu Dhabi is stepping up investment in projects for farming in the desert -- and even space -- as the Covid-19 crisis prompts more efforts to safeguard food supply.The Abu Dhabi Investment Office will spend about $41 million with other companies to develop technologies for producing food in arid conditions. The partnerships include a greenhouse venture focused on growing fruit and vegetables with less water. ADIO will a...
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Jordan to Double Gas Output; Vitol Sees $50 Oil: Adipec Update - Bloomberg

Jordan to Double Gas Output; Vitol Sees $50 Oil: Adipec Update - Bloomberg Adipec, one of the biggest energy events in the Middle East and North Africa, is into its second day. Usually hosted in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates, this year’s conference is virtual.Energy ministers from Egypt, Jordan and Iraq are among those speaking on Tuesday. So is Fatih Birol, the head of the International Energy Agency.The event, which runs until Nov. 12, opened on Monday with oil prices under un...
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FIR filed against ALT Balaji, soft porn sites after Palghar resident files complaint: Report

An FIR has been filed against a number of pornography websites and the streaming service ALT Balaji, the Free Press Journal reports. FPJ reported that apart from ALT Balaji, other streaming services that are facing action from the police are Hotshots, Flizmovies, Feneo, Neoflix, Ullu, Hotmasti, Chikooflix, Primeflix, Wetflix, and Kukoo. Maharashtra Cyber, a police-like agency with investigative authority, reportedly filed the FIR after a complaint from a Palghar resident. The FIR was reportedly ...
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EU hits Amazon with antitrust probes on seller data, competing products

Accusing Amazon of “systematically relying on non-public business data” of sellers to its own advantage, the European Commission on Tuesday opened a formal antitrust investigation into Amazon’s marketplace and retail practices in Germany and France. The Commission’s executive vice-president, Margrethe Vestager, who is in charge of competition policy, announced the probe.  We reached the preliminary conclusion that @amazon illegally has abused its dominant position as a marketplace service...
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#Dubai's Arabtec liquidation plan discussions continue | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Dubai's Arabtec liquidation plan discussions continue | ZAWYA MENA Edition Construction firm Arabtec’s board of directors will meet on Thursday to discuss the progress of stakeholder discussions in respect of its insolvency liquidation programme.Shareholders of the Dubai-based company voted to it at the end of September, and a two-month deadline was set for discussions with stakeholders before a liquidation plan is submitted.Earlier this week, the constructions company announced that its subsid...
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6 Ways Hotel Benchmarking Can Help the Hotel Industry Rebound | By David Eisen

The hotel industry won't emerge from the financial chasm caused by COVID-19 overnight, but recent data already points to a rebound. Benchmarking could help quicken the pace of recovery.
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