A DELICIOUS Italian Christmas Feast!

Welcome to our crazy COVID 2020 Christmas! It wasn't a normal Christmas family celebration but instead one with a small group of friends celebrating the holidays. On the table was a three course feast starting with the Italian tradition of the Feast of Seven Fishes with a spread of wonderful Italian Christmas seafood. Then segueing onto pasta, meat and four desserts! Come and take a peek at the dishes we ate!
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Our traditional Christmas Eve cheese fondue was a great success. We ate it all, with bread cubes and apples. This one ranks among the best we've ever made. Yum. Ken dips a bread cube into the cheesy goodness. After, a green salad with vinaigrette, then a slice of home made pumpkin pie. Lordy Moses. Today, we will roast a chapon de pintade (guinea fowl capon) on the rotisserie and serve it with Brussels sprouts, pumpkin, cranberry sauce, and stuffing. I'll be making an applesauce cake for desse...
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#UAE's Masdar says financing secured for Uzbekistan solar power project - Arabianbusiness

UAE's Masdar says financing secured for Uzbekistan solar power project - Arabianbusiness UAE-based Masdar, the clean energy subsidiary of Mubadala Investment Company, announced on Wednesday the financial close of the Nur Navoi Solar Project, Uzbekistan’s first independent power producer (IPP) solar project.Loan and guarantee agreements to finance the 100-megawatt photovoltaic plant were signed in a virtual ceremony with representatives from Masdar, Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Investments and Foreig...
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What Is VUCA?

"A VUCA world", "a VUCA environment", "VUCA leadership" and even "vucability". These seemingly insightful phrases beg the question: What is VUCA?
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Hotel Receivership Case Study: 48-Hour Deployment Due to Bankruptcy | By Ken Edwards

During crisis times, the hospitality industry becomes fragile as demand is driven by guests. Conditions that affect guests also affect the business. As its nature, hospitality investments usually have longer return on investments, and sometimes detached investor profile as owning a hotel and operating it are two different practices.
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As 2020 Ends, Tourism Looks Forward With Determination

We are almost at the end of what has been the most challenging year in the history of tourism.
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#Dubai sees surge in bank financing, new fintech firms in 2020 | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Dubai sees surge in bank financing, new fintech firms in 2020 | ZAWYA MENA Edition While  Dubai’s economy is expected to contract by 6.2 percent in 2020, with the travel and hospitality sectors hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, the emirate saw a surge in bank financing for the transport, storage and communications sectors, and strong growth in the establishment of new financial technology (fintech) companies licensed to operate.“Our leadership’s directives were focused on ensuring that the...
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$1.25bln worth of weeklong real estate transactions in #Dubai | ZAWYA MENA Edition

$1.25bln worth of weeklong real estate transactions in Dubai | ZAWYA MENA Edition The real estate and properties transactions were valued at AED4.6 billion in total during the week ending 24 December 2020, according to the Department of Land and Property in Dubai.A total of 92 plots were sold for AED482.59 million; 808 apartments and villas were sold for AED1.32 billion.The top three transactions were a plot of land in Palm Jumeirah sold for AED 60 million; followed by another sold for AED 54.85...
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Happy Holidays 2020

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Aloha Friday Photo: Mele Kalikimaka Greetings

Mele Kalikimaka to you and your ohana from our ohana! The post Aloha Friday Photo: Mele Kalikimaka Greetings appeared first on Go Visit Hawaii.
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The CDC says people planning to travel from the United Kingdom to the US have to test negative for COVID-19 first

Thomas Pallini/Business Insider Air travelers coming to the US from the UK must test negative for COVID-19 at least three days before their flight, the CDC said.  The rule will go into effect on December 28.  It comes after the UK discovered a new and potentially more transmissible strain of the novel coronavirus.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that travelers flying to the US from the United Kingdom will have t...
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Merry Christmas - Don't expect the lockdown to end in 4 weeks Ontario (Video)

 Alright, I'm going to start broadcasting on my newly created youtube channel.  We shall see how this goes.   [Author: [email protected] (Gordie Canuk)]
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SOTD 25.12.2020

Perfume PosseSOTD 25.12.2020 A SOTD (Scent Of The Day) thread is a really good conversation generator. The idea is you’ll chime in through the week with whatever scent you are wearing. You don’t need to be super knowledgable, have high faluting tastes or… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseSOTD 25.12.2020
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