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Hawaii ICU beds at 60% capacity, SHOPO sues Kauai to halt disciplined officers' names release, 1-year-old hospitalized with COVID-19, shuttle planned to top of Mauna Kea, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

  Kayakers on the Ala Wai ©2020 All Hawaii NewsAla Wai flood control project tweaks add costs, pump station. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has made dramatic changes to its Ala Wai Flood Risk Management Project, which increase costs and add a four-story pump station to the historic Ala Wai Canal, where controversial walls and berms already are planned. Star-Advertiser.=====DOH releases new data showing current capacity at intensive care units. New data released by the Department of Heal...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Va, Nevada, Donald Trump, Council, Lanai, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Trump, Department Of Health, Josh Green, Honolulu, West Hawaii


Hotstar has more than 18 million paying subscribers, ARPU triples to ~₹160 following IPL, Indonesia launch

Disney+ Hotstar seems to have over 18 million paying subscribers, and its ARPU has more than tripled from last quarter, according to an analysis of earnings information put out by the company. “Disney+ Hotstar subscribers now account for a little over a quarter of our global subscriber base [of Disney+ subscriptions],” Disney CFO Christine McCarthy said in an earnings call with investors. Disney+ has 73.7 million subscribers, including Hotstar subscriptions. “Disney+’s overall ARPU this quarter ...
Tags: Travel, News, Indonesia, Singapore, Disney, US, Ipl, Mccarthy, Arpu, Hotstar, Uday Shankar, Christine McCarthy, Disney Hotstar, ARPU Disney, Disney Asia Pacific Star India


One Year After the Venice Flood - Yes, Walter Mutti's Newsstand is Back!

The Zattere during acqua alta - Photo: Cat Bauer   (Venice, Italy) One year ago, on the night of November 12, 2019, Venice was barraged by rising tides and whipped by winds of more than 75 miles per hour. Walter Mutti's newsstand struggled to remain upright in its perilous position on the Zattere, the main promenade that runs along the Giudecca Canal. Even though it was constructed from heavy steel, Walter's edicola was no match for the forces of nature. The violent winds knocked the new...
Tags: Travel, Europe, West, Italy, Venice, Carnival, Mother Nature, Walter, Venice Italy, Conte, VENEZIA, Veneto, Piazza San Marco, Newsstands, Cat Bauer, Giuseppe Conte


Pandemic??? Really??? All cause mortality in Ontario drops during first 6 months of Covid as per StatsCan -

This mostly benign virus is why people are having their lives destroyed by government overreach, why 10,000 more children are dying every single month due to starvation according to the UN.  Why the abused have been forced by unconstitional dictates to shelter in place with their abusers.  Governments lie, we know this.  Media lies, we also know this.  But data doesn't lie, numbers are just numbers.  Here's the link for the data from a recognized and reputable source, Statistics Canada.  https:/...
Tags: Travel, Canada, Un, Hitler, Adolf Hitler, Ontario, Don, Gordie Canuk, Nazi Germany Government


My complaint to the International Criminal Court against the policies of Daniel Andrews and Scott Morrison

Have lodged a few minutes ago. Sharing: DOWNLOAD:  WORD | PDF  
Tags: Travel, Current Affairs, International criminal court, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews


Airbnb blunder leads to vanishing accounts and deleted bookings

Airbnb accidentally deactivated a number of customer accounts on Wednesday, causing some travel bookings to be canceled.
Tags: Travel, News, Trends, Airbnb, Smart Home, Breaking Twitter


Would you pay $20,000 to live in a hotel room for a month? Some guests are.

Beachfront cabanas, a heated pool, an empty fitness center, room service — escaping to a hotel sounds pretty good on even the most mundane of days. But what about living in one for a month?
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FAU Study: Travelers Care More About Customer Reviews Than Low Prices When Booking Hotels and Short-Term Rentals

Operators of hotels and short-term rental properties looking to build back business hampered by the coronavirus pandemic shouldn't worry about low prices as much as customer opinions, according to a new study by researchers at Florida Atlantic University and four other universities.
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Pivot Hotels & Resorts To Launch The Kimpton Harper Hotel In Fort Worth, Texas

Leading hospitality management company Davidson Hotels & Resorts has been tapped by Development Services Group (DSG, Inc.) to manage the Kimpton Harper Hotel, a new hotel slated for opening in spring 2021. Located in the heart of downtown Fort Worth, Texas, in close proximity to the Fort Worth Convention Center and Sundance Square, the 226-room Kimp ton Harper is operated by Davidson's lifestyle and luxury division, Pivot Hotels & Resorts, and housed within the historic Farmers and Mechan...
Tags: Travel, Fort Worth, Harper, Fort Worth Texas, Davidson, Kimpton, Fort Worth Convention Center, Davidson Hotels Resorts, Sundance Square, Kimp, Kimpton Harper Hotel, Development Services Group DSG Inc, Farmers and Mechanics National Bank, Il Modo


The Hospitality Challenge: Supporting the Hospitality Talents of Tomorrow

In June 2020, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Sommet Education launched the Hospitality Challenge. This was designed to identify ideas and individuals capable of accelerating the recovery of the tourism sector in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tags: Travel, World Tourism Organization UNWTO, Sommet Education


Wonky and wonderfully taped up old Tokyo

In many ways, this former shop is a great example of old Tokyo. Ubiquitous modern vending machine aside, it’s full of character, patched up with tape, and perhaps more than anything, nothing seems quite straight or lined up — including the elderly owner’s cardigan.
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Spring Broad Bean, Asparagus & Sugar Snap Pea Salad

This broad bean and asparagus salad is bursting with springtime goodness. Sweet sugar snap peas, broad beans and asparagus are paired with a creamy garlic ricotta (think a creamy version of tzatziki). It's fresh, crunchy and delicious! Perfect to accompany so many dishes or for a light lunch with some bread.
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Enseo's Vanessa Ogle Named to Inc.'s Annual Female Founders 100 List

Vanessa Ogle, CEO and Founder of Enseo®, was named to Inc.'s Annual Female Founders list for her leadership at the helm of one of the fastest-growing technology service providers in the U.S. and in recognition of the innovative ways she's used technology to help the hard-hit hospitality industry adapt to a new landscape.
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Marriott Hosts First-Ever Hybrid Meetings Event: Connect with Confidence

On November 9, Marriott International hosted a hybrid virtual and in-person event, "Connect with Confidence," as the first part of a global series. The event was attended by 30 in-person customers and 238 virtual attendees, and took place at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner in Virginia. It showcased Marriott's reimagined processes and meetings spaces, while reinforcing the brand's commitment to help meeting planners execute conferences and events during this new normal.
Tags: Travel, Virginia, Marriott, Marriott International, Ritz Carlton Tysons Corner


#Saudi Crown Prince Says Reforms Saved Budget as Revenue Plunged - Bloomberg

Saudi Crown Prince Says Reforms Saved Budget as Revenue Plunged - Bloomberg Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said economic reforms he championed had saved the kingdom from even greater austerity as revenue plunged this year, as he released a rare statement touting his yearslong overhaul.Oil income is expected to drop by nearly a third to 410 billion riyals ($109.3 billion) this year as the fall in crude prices takes a toll on the kingdom, Prince Mohammed said in a statement published by th...
Tags: Travel, Bloomberg, Mohammed, Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Press Agency, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


Europe's Hotel Construction Pipeline Increases Year-Over-Year

According to the latest Europe Hotel Construction Pipeline Trend Report from Lodging Econometrics (LE), analysts report that at the close of the third quarter of 2020, Europe's hotel construction pipeline increased 7% by projects and 11% by rooms year-over-year (YOY) to end the quarter with 1,834 projects and 291,823 rooms. Much like other regions around the world, Europe's hotel construction pipeline is experiencing slight delays to project timelines of approximately two to four months. ...
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5 people reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus on the first Caribbean cruise since the pandemic began

A SeaDream cruise ship. Courtesy of Conde Nast Traveler The first major cruise since the onset of the pandemic set sail this week in the Caribbean: SeaDream Yacht Club's SeaDream I. Despite strict predeparture coronavirus-testing guidelines, five passengers aboard the ship have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to CNN's Ana Cabrera. Since the first passenger tested positive, the ship has docked in Barbados and its passengers are on lockdown. Visit Business Insider's homepage f...
Tags: Travel, Health, Transportation, Europe, Science, News, Trends, Cnn, Boats, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Caribbean, Barbados, Conde Nast Traveler, Sloan, Ana Cabrera, Ben Gilbert


5 people just tested positive for the coronavirus on the first Caribbean cruise since the pandemic began

A SeaDream cruise ship. Courtesy of Conde Nast Traveler The first major cruise since the onset of the pandemic set sail this week in the Caribbean: SeaDream Yacht Club's SeaDream I. Despite strict predeparture coronavirus-testing guidelines, five passengers aboard the ship have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to CNN's Ana Cabrera. Since the first passenger tested positive, the ship has docked in Barbados and its passengers are on lockdown. Visit Business Insider's homepage f...
Tags: Travel, Health, Transportation, Europe, Science, News, Trends, Cnn, Boats, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Caribbean, Barbados, Conde Nast Traveler, Sloan, Ana Cabrera, Ben Gilbert


Oil falls on coronavirus surge, unexpected U.S. crude stockpile rise | Reuters

Oil falls on coronavirus surge, unexpected U.S. crude stockpile rise | Reuters Oil prices fell on Thursday, weighed down by the surge in coronavirus cases that is hampering the global economy, along with an unexpected rise in U.S. crude stockpiles.Oil futures tracked with U.S. equities, which also fell on pandemic concerns. Europe is grappling with a sharp increase in infections and new social restrictions. In the United States, new cases have surpassed 100,000 per day for several days, and more...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Chicago, United States, Reuters, Reuters Oil, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Phil Flynn, Price Futures Group


Around Notre Dame

Since I was visiting the bookstore, Shakespeare and Company, I walked across the street to Notre Dame. Since the militant Islamic attack had just taken place in Nice, there were a lot of policemen around. Here it is with a crane behind it. Usually there isn’t any graffiti around this area and I wonder what happened. A sad photo of the fire. A famous corner for Instagram photos. I have quite a few but took one more. A closeup of it. I was tempted to stop for tea but car...
Tags: Travel, Photos, Paris, Nice, Shakespeare, Notre Dame, Seine, Left Bank


Instagram Marketing Course

In November 2016, HubSpot launched HubSpot Academy, an online training platform that provides various digital marketing training programs for marketing professionals, salespeople, and customer service/support people. Hubspot has recently (in November 2020) launched Instagram Training Course to help you learn how to use Instagram for Marketing. This 145-minute Instagram Marketing Course contains 6 lessons divided into 19 videos: The elements of a successful Instagram marketing...
Tags: Travel, Google, Instagram, Social Media Marketing, HubSpot, Instagram Marketing, Dubai UAE, HubSpot Academy, Digital Marketing Courses, SEO International, Instagram Marketing Course, Instagram Training Course


It's Time to Cancel Your Thanksgiving Travel Plans

This Thanksgiving is different. Yes, it’s been a rough year. Yes, we all miss one another. But if you love your family, it’s worth skipping this holiday season to make sure they’ll be alive and healthy for the next one. Read more...
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NextGuest Announces the Release of the New Dorint Member Portal

New York, NY (11/12/2020) — NextGuest is proud to announce the release of a new online portal for the Dorint loyalty program. Dorint is an international hospitality company that boasts an impressive portfolio of business hotels, vacation rentals, and resorts across Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
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Pivoting to Partnerships Kept Atlas Obscura Afloat—Despite a Wavering Travel Market

Both publishers and travel brands have faced financial strain due to the pandemic. Yet travel magazine Atlas Obscura has had its best year yet, according to the company. Under CEO Warren Webster, who joined the publisher about a week before the pandemic took hold in the U.S., the publisher revamped its media strategy. To replace...
Tags: Travel, Advertising, Atlas Obscura, WARREN WEBSTER, Partnerships Kept Atlas Obscura Afloat


Here's how to book holiday travel with no risk of losing money and a full refund if you have to cancel

Travelers should book with caution this holiday season as there are still so many unknowns about the pandemic. Shutterstock.com Travelers are preparing to take to the skies this holiday season should book their flights carefully to avoid losing money if the pandemic worsens.  Airlines are waiving change and cancellation fees but that doesn't mean a refund if you have to cancel. Using airline points and miles or travel credits can help ensure maximum flexibility and help get the best deal. ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Air Travel, Planes, Christmas, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Flying, Aviation, Airlines, Caribbean, United Airlines, Holiday Travel, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines


Royal Caribbean Alaska Cruises Plan a Big Return in 2022

Royal Caribbean returns to the Last Frontier in summer 2022 with four ships cruising Alaska.  Two Quantum Class ships are included in the new, longer cruise season. Along with a record four Royal Caribbean ships cruising Alaska in 2022, there will be new itineraries that Read More The post Royal Caribbean Alaska Cruises Plan a Big Return in 2022 appeared first on .
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Mask science is clear: Wear one

There’s been confusion about masks, but science has cleared a lot of it up. Here’s the short version: Yes, masks limit the transmission of the COVID-19 virus. Yes, if you wear a mask of any kind, you’re less likely to spread it to someone else. And also, yes, if you wear a mask, you’re less likely to get the disease yourself, or if you do, it is likely to be less severe. Can we now just do ourselves a favor and just wear at least a cloth mask when we’re around other people? If you dro...
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#AbuDhabi's NMC Healthcare in recovery mode, expects 2020 revenues of Dh5b plus | Banking – Gulf News

Abu Dhabi's NMC Healthcare in recovery mode, expects 2020 revenues of Dh5b plus | Banking – Gulf News The UAE’s biggest private healthcare operator NMC is showing signs of a clear revival, with revenues now back to pre-COVID-19 levels. If this trend continues, NMC is looking at revenues of Dh5 billion plus this year.The gains are led by its specialty clinics for IVF, cosmetics and long-term home care services. More important, NMC’s network of multi-specialty hospitals are now recording revenues ...
Tags: Travel, Abu Dhabi, Uae, EBITDA, NMC, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, NMC Healthcare, COVID


#Saudi Red Sea project plans 16 hotels by 2023, finalising $3.7 bln loan -CEO | Reuters

Saudi Red Sea project plans 16 hotels by 2023, finalising $3.7 bln loan -CEO | Reuters Saudi Arabia’s flagship tourism project, The Red Sea Development Co (TRSDC), plans to have 16 hotels ready by the end of 2023, two more than initially planned in the first phase, as it expects a V-shape recovery in global tourism once the pandemic abates, Chief Executive John Pagano told Reuters.Owned by a Saudi sovereign fund, and backed by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the multi-billion dollar project en...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Reuters, Riyadh, Mohammed bin Salman, Red Sea, Pagano, Saudi Red Sea, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, John Pagano, Red Sea Development Co TRSDC


MIDEAST STOCKS-Major Gulf markets log in weekly gains on COVID-19 vaccine hopes | Nasdaq

MIDEAST STOCKS-Major Gulf markets log in weekly gains on COVID-19 vaccine hopes | Nasdaq Saudi and Dubai markets ended lower on Thursday, although all major Gulf markets posted weekly gains as positive developments in a COVID-19 vaccine spurred hopes of a faster-than-expected global economic recovery.Global markets posted sharp gains after Pfizer PFE.N on Monday said its experimental vaccine was more than 90% effective in preventing COVID-19.Saudi Arabia's benchmark index .TASI closed 0.2% lower...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Gulf, Reuters, Tasi, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Pfizer PFE N, First Abu Dhabi Bank, DFMGI, Emaar Properties EMAR DU, London Bullion Market Association, Emirates NBD Bank ENBD, Carrier Emirates



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