Many Pieces Picassiette

Picassiette Dresser was seen at a brocante a few years ago.  "The name comes from the French Pique-Assiette, meaning “one who eats from others’ plates, or one who steals other plates”. This is a very loosely used translation of the French words. face Pique Assiette is a style of mosaic that incorporates pieces of broken ceramics—plates, dishes, cups, tiles — and other found objects into the design. The appeal and expressiveness of pique assiette lie in the ideas of lateral thinking, humor, rec...
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Homeless won't be counted this year, barricades block state Capitol, Maui asks why tourists get vaccinated first, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Homeless in Honolulu ©2021 All Hawaii NewsUnsheltered homeless in Hawaii to go uncounted amid COVID-19. A wave of rising homelessness is expected to wash over Hawaii in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, yet any increase this year won’t be measured because an annual survey has been called off due to COVID-19. Star-Advertiser.Homelessness anticipated to gradually rise. The state’s point man on homeless issues told lawmakers Wednesday he expects the economic fallout from the coronavirus...
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EASY Fettucine With Chilli, Rocket & Lemon

This fettucine with chilli, rocket and lemon is pure heaven in taste and simplicity. Use fresh pasta and you'll have dinner ready in less than 10 minutes!
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A Park

I was in the Jardin des Plantes founded in 1626, which is huge so I did a whole lot of walking. It turns out there is a small Space Invader mosaic there and it took a lot of looking to find it but we succeeded. It’s a beautiful park in the Spring but it isn’t very nice right now. It has a Natural History Museum with dinosaurs which I used to take my grandsons to. It also has a zoo, one of the oldest in the world and I must go sometime. I wondered how animals whose ancestors come from Africa adj...
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#Oman Prices Third Bond Sale Since October to Plug Deficit - Bloomberg

Oman Prices Third Bond Sale Since October to Plug Deficit - Bloomberg Oman returned to the debt market for the third time in less than three months, taking advantage of investors’ appetite for yield to help plug the Gulf Arab region’s widest budget deficit.The largest oil exporter outside of OPEC sold $3.25 billion in a three-part debt offering. Oman priced $1.75 billion in 10-year notes at a yield of 6.25%, according to people familiar with the matter, compared with an initial price targ...
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Oil prices climb on Chinese data, dollar weakness | Reuters

Oil prices climb on Chinese data, dollar weakness | Reuters Oil prices edged higher on Thursday, boosted by a weak dollar and bullish signals from Chinese import data but pressured by renewed worries about global oil demand due to surging coronavirus cases in Europe and new lockdowns in China.Brent crude oil futures rose 36 cents, or 0.6%, to settle at $56.42 a barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) ended 66 cents, or 1.3%, higher at $53.57.The U.S. dollar index slumped after U.S Federal Res...
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Mideast Stocks: Most Gulf shares ease, but weekly gains intact | Reuters

Saudi Arabian and United Arab Emirates share indexes weakened on Thursday on lower oil prices but still held on to weekly gains, while Qatari and Egyptian stocks finished the week on a high.Oil prices dipped as bullish signals from Chinese import data and U.S. crude oil stocks draws were outweighed by surging coronavirus cases in Europe and new lockdowns in China. [O/R]Saudi Arabia’s benchmark index edged down 0.2%, with Al Rajhi Bank and oil behemoth Saudi Aramco easing 0.4% each. The index gai...
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19 products and services we bought based on glowing reviews from our coworkers

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Plenty of women on the Insider Reviews team have tried RTR Unlimited after reading rave reviews from teammates. Rent the Runway As a team of product reviewers, we collectively try a lot of new products. That means we can typically count on our teammates to have the best recommendations at the ready when we need to buy something new - whether it be a small impulse buy or a much more serious purchas...
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Carnival Legend Photos – After Recent Refurbishment

These Carnival Legend photos were taken in Sitka, Alaska, several months after the ship emerged from an extensive refurbishment.  I was living in Sitka at the time, so when the ship docked there, it was the perfect opportunity to get... Read More The post Carnival Legend Photos – After Recent Refurbishment appeared first on Cruise Maven.
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FAA: Unruly Passenger Policy

FAA: Unruly Passenger Policy The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has just adopted a stricter unruly passenger policy. It would seem that the FAA is finally fed up with unruly passengers on our nation’s airlines. There have been several assaults on planes between those who will not wear face masks and those offended by that behavior. So yesterday, FAA Administrator Steve Dickson today signed an  order  (PDF) directing a stricter legal enforcement policy against unruly airline passenger...
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American Airlines is launching the first health passport for international travelers headed to the US

Thomas Pallini/Business Insider American Airlines will launch a mobile "health passport" for international travelers headed to the US. Passengers can use the Verifly app to upload negative COVID-19 test results and other necessary paperwork. The app will be available to American Airlines customers on January 23. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. American Airlines is rolling out a mobile "health passport" for international travelers arriving in the US starting January 23,...
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Remington Hotels Leads First Hybrid Meetings Education Forum

On January 13, Remington Hotels hosted its first virtual "Hybrid Meetings Education Forum" attended by over 200 attendees. The event, co-hosted by several of Remington's leading partners in the meetings and event space, showcased Remington's updated processes and best practices, while also reinforcing its commitment to helping meeting planners navigate hosting events in response to the new normal.
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Virgin Hotels CEO Raul Leal steps down

Virgin Hotels, the award-winning lifestyle hotel brand, today announced that Raul Leal has decided to step down as Chief Executive after leading the company for ten years.
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Key hospitality technology trends to watch in 2021 | By Andrew Metcalfe

As we start to look forward to the new year, there are two key trends which we have already begun to see emerge throughout the course of 2020. Both have been driven, in the most part, by the advance of the Coronavirus pandemic - digitisation and the use of data.
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Viking Cruises Announces Godmother for Its Seventh Ocean Ship

Viking has announced that British journalist and broadcaster Anne Diamond will be the godmother for their newest ocean ship, Viking Venus.  The seventh ocean ship in the fleet, Viking Venus is scheduled to launch this spring.  The 930-passenger Viking Venus... Read More The post Viking Cruises Announces Godmother for Its Seventh Ocean Ship appeared first on Cruise Maven.
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STR: U.S. Hotel Results For Week Ending 9 January

U.S. weekly hotel occupancy fell back below the 40% mark, according to STR's latest data through 9 January.
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The best travel backpacks in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A travel backpack packs like a suitcase but is small enough to wear on your back as you trudge through the airport or trek around a new city.We tested nine of the top travel backpacks and determined that the Tortuga Outbreaker is the best you can buy with its generous capacity, functional organizer pockets, and customizable strap system.If you're looking for a more traditional suitcase, check out our guide to the best carry-ons.Basically suitcases you can wear ...
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Avi Brosh's Palisociety Furthers National Expansion and Brand Portfolio with the Acquisition of ARRIVE Hotels and Restaurants

Avi Brosh's Palisociety has announced the acquisition of ARRIVE Hotels & Restaurants and its collection of properties, including ARRIVE Austin, ARRIVE Phoenix, ARRIVE Palm Springs, ARRIVE Memphis, and ARRIVE Wilmington, as well as ARRIVE New Orleans and ARRIVE Albuquerque, which are currently under development. The ARRIVE portfolio is being absorbed by Palisociety, which owns and operates 11 hotels nationally under the Palihouse, Palihotel, and Independent Collection brands.
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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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Spirides Provides $13.5 Million Hotel Construction Loan for new Comfort Suites in Lake Buena Vista-Orlando, FL

TAMPA, FL—Spirides Hospitality Finance Company has successfully provided and the borrower has officially closed a $13.5 million construction and permanent mortgage loan made by a Southeast U.S. headquartered bank to finance the development of a new Comfort Suites in Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, Florida.
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Aimbridge Hospitality Adds Hilton Boston/Woburn to its Growing Portfolio

Aimbridge Hospitality, the leading, global, third-party hotel management company, has been selected to manage the 344-room Hilton Boston/Woburn, owned by a partnership between Rubicon Companies and The Davis Companies."Operating premium-branded, full-service hotels are at the core of our management capabilities , backed by our expansive scale that brings advantages to this property and for ownership," said Mike Deitemeyer, President & Chief Executive Officer of Aimbridge Hospitality. "Our...
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#AbuDhabi on track to launch Murban futures trading in March | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Abu Dhabi on track to launch Murban futures trading in March | ZAWYA MENA Edition ICE Futures Abu Dhabi (IFAD), which will host the futures contracts for Abu Dhabi’s flagship Murban crude oil, is on track to launch by the end of March 2021, the exchange’s operator said on Wednesday.Stuart Williams, President of ICE Futures Europe Intercontinental Exchange, told a Gulf Intelligence webinar that IFAD and trading in Murban futures would be launched on 29 March 2021.The launch, originally scheduled ...
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GBTA Canada Builds Committee Offering

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world's largest business travel association, launches five new regional committees as GBTA Canada continues to evolve and increase its local presence.
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Ascott Residence Trust Is The First Hospitality Trust In Singapore To Secure Green Loan

Ascott Residence Trust (ART) has obtained a S$50 million five year green loan from DBS Bank Ltd (DBS), making ART the first hospitality trust in Singapore to secure a green loan. Proceeds from the green loan will be used to finance ART's maiden development project and coliving property, lyf one-north Singapore. lyf one-north Singapore is one of ART's 15 properties that attained green certifications in 2020, bringing the total number of ART's green properties to 21. This is about four time...
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Your Questions About the COVID-19 Vaccine and Travel, Answered

By now, we know that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can and will continue to move around the globe. Even as the COVID-19 vaccine begins to roll out, experts caution that preventative measures will remain necessary. "If we don't recognize that this virus moves and we don't take precautions, we will continue to chase behind the virus instead of being in front of it," says Ruth Carrico, Ph.D., an infectious diseases professor and nurse practitioner at the University of Louisvill...
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The Role of Technology in Cleaning and Sanitizing in the Era of the New Normal | By Nutthaphat Poolworaluk

The need to be reassured that your night's stay is cleaner than ever has never been this critical before in the hospitality industry. With the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, heightened measures for cleaning and sanitization need to be imposed, as the safety of both the guests and staff remains paramount in this so-called 'new normal.'
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Impact of COVID-19 on the Coachella Valley Lodging Market & Outlook | By Kirsten Smiley

Before the pandemic, the Coachella Valley typically welcomed over 14 million visitors annually. The tourism industry generated more than $7 billion in economic impact and supported 53,000 jobs in 2019. With major events canceled and many hotels closed for half of the year, Visit Palm Spring estimated a roughly $3.1 billion economic loss in 2020, inclusive of 25,000 jobs lost in the retail and services sectors.
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#SaudiArabia steps up domestic investment as low oil prices and coronavirus bite | Financial Times

Saudi Arabia steps up domestic investment as low oil prices and coronavirus bite | Financial Times Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund has committed to spending at least $40bn annually in the domestic economy over the next five years as it prepares to break ground on its latest mega-project.   Yasir al-Rumayyan, governor of the Public Investment Fund, told the Financial Times that after 2025, “these amounts, maybe, will grow higher” as he described the investment vehicle becoming the “engi...
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7 Content Marketing Tips For Every Hospitality Business Owner

An investment in content marketing is so much more than just posting the occasional blog or having an influencer take a photo in your hotel. It's a marketing approach that requires thought, planning and consistent execution in order to be successful, especially in the highly competitive hospitality sector.
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